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Find fun activities that are healthy, entertaining, safe, and educational! Here you can find ideas to try and resources for enrichment and learning opportunities.  

ACADEMICS

Educational resources for your student

JCPL Summer Library Challenge
Whether it’s magical fantasy, white-knuckle suspense, examples of heroism in non-fiction or more, release your imagination and let it run free!
What's Your Wild Idea?

PBS Kids Learning
PBS KIDS’ new weekday newsletter offers activities and tips you can use to help kids play and learn at home. Sign up now!
PBS Kids Learning

Khan Academy
Check out the academic calendar for the summer. There are tons of resources to keep kids learning all summer long.
Summer Learning with Khan Academy

ASSISTANCE RESOURCES

Assistance with technology, food, clothing, and housing

Kids Eat Free Summer Food Service Program
Free Grab-n-Go meal service continues throughout the summer for all ages 1-18. Find locations and times.
Kids Eat Free | Las Niñas Comen Gratis

Jeffco Human Services
Jeffco Human Services can connect you to food, financial, housing, employment health, legal, emergency, and family/youth resources and services in our community.
Jeffco Human Services

The Action Center
The Action Center offers five-day food supplies, clothing, household items, mail services, rent assistance, utility assistance, and connections to community outreach partners.
The Action Center

HEALTH & wellness

Mental, physical, and emotional health ideas

COVID Vaccine Clinics
Covid-19 vaccine now available for ages 12+ at sites around Colorado.
Find a Vaccine Provider Near You

Jeffco Mental Health Hub
Mental Health & Wellness Seminar Series for Jeffco Families. Find past videos and resources from the 20-21 school year.
Find Strength and Supports

Summer Dental Hygiene
Summer slide can hit you right in the mouth too. Stay on top of dental hygiene this summer with these three handy tips. 
Summer Dental Care

ENRICHMENT

 Fun activities for home or out and about in the community

Dinosaur Ridge
Walk along side the giants of the past, take a field trip back in time, meet a geolgist, and join the Dino of The Month Club!
Explore Dinosaur Ridge

APEX Recreation District
APEX is open and ready for sun and fun this summer! Explore everything from skateboarding, swimming, fairy tea parties, disc golf, yoga, tennis, rock climing, hikes, and more!  
APEX Recreation District

Jefferson County Open Space Parks and Trails
The Jefferson County Open Space system includes 27 parks and 251 miles of trails - plenty of space to accomodate your need to get out and play, climb, explore, hike, ride, fish, kayak, or camp! Explore our beautiful backyard and make an adventure full of memories!
Find Your Adventure!

Jeffco Makes logo

Creativity awaits! Head over to Jeffco Makes to unleash your imagination with our ever changing activities that will get you making, baking and shaking!

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community resources

Jeffco Schools Foundation Jeffco Schools Foundation -Thanks to our generous community, Jeffco Schools Foundation is able to continue to provide supports over the Summer of 2020 for students and families impacted by the economic impacts of COVID-19. Through the leadership of our District, and in partnership with our community partners, corporate partners, and volunteers, we are able to continue to offer internet support for qualifying families as well as food and essential supports.
Jeffco Library logo Jefferson County Public Library - Explore new worlds, embark on harrowing adventures, and meet the most interesting people in the world - all from your own home. Reading has the power to transport us, no matter where we are. Join a camp, class, or daily exercise with Jefferson County Public Library and make this summer unforgettable.           
Action Center logo The Action Center - The Jeffco Action Center is the largest Jeffco Community hub and offers five-day food supplies, clothing, household items, mail services, rent assistance, utility assistance, and connections to community outreach partners. Food services are available for drive-thru and walk-up service. Appointments required. 720.215.4850.
Jefferson Center logo Jefferson Center for Mental Health (JCMH)– Offers a full range of services and resources to support the mental health of children, youth and families. 303.425.0300 | Español.
Colorado Crisis Center logo Colorado Crisis Services - A statewide resource that provides walk-in services for crisis intervention, referrals, or information. Crisis line: 1.844.493.8255 and Text “TALK” to 38255. The crisis support line and walk-in centers are confidential and are available 24/7/365.
Safe2Tell logo Safe to Tell – anonymous way for students, parents and community members to report unsafe and risky behaviors before they grow out of control. 1.877.542.7233.
Mental Health Center of Denver logo El Centro de las Familias  – Part of the Mental Health Center of Denver, this is a multi-cultural clinic providing Spanish-language and bilingual outpatient mental health care to Denver’s Latino/Hispanic community. 303.504.7900.
Jeffco Families logo  Jeffco Families Colorado  – Find childcare, preschool, and school-age programs in Jefferson County.
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