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Restart Jeffco Summer

School is out for summer and that means time for fun! Jeffco encourages students to avoid summer slide and instead, slide into activities that are healthy, entertaining, safe, and maybe even educational! Here you can find ideas to try and resources to access for summer fun and learning opportunities. Check back often and share your summer experiences with us!


Educational resources for your student

Doodle for Google
The Doodle Team and Discovery Education teamed up to introduce students to the creative process. In a 3-part video series, students learn to start thiking critically and creatively, and imagine what could be rather than what is.
Get Doodling!

SciShow Kids
SciShow Kids explores all those curious topics that make us ask "why?" Every Tuesday and Thursday, Jessi and her robot rat Squeaks answer your questions and explain fun, complex science concepts for young, curious minds.
SciShow Kids

Yellowstone Webcams
What time will "Old Faithful" erupt today? Check out the webcam at Yellowstone - see their prediction, then watch it live!
Thar She Blows! Yellowstone Web Cams

family resources

Assistance with technology, food, clothing, and housing

Summer Meal Service Program
Grab and Go Meals will continue this summer! Check this link for locations, restrictions, and more details. Remember, there is enough food for everyone!
Jeffco Summer Meal Service

Emergency Rental Assistance
If you or your tenants have been unable to pay rent due to financial hardship caused by COVID-19, you may be eligible for rental assistance from the state.
Emergency Rental Assistance

Colorado P-EBT application is now open!
Click the link for information and to apply. Each household with an eligible child can receive an amount of $5.70 per child per school day on a Colorado EBT card that will provide extra food benefits to create healthy, wholesome meal options for kids.
Colorado P-EBT application

HEALTH & wellness

Mental, physical, and emotional health ideas

Youth Suicide Prevention
Partners for Children’s Mental Health is hosting live, online community trainings in August for individuals interested in learning more about youth suicide prevention. Click the link for registration and dates.
Youth Suicide Prevention

Mask FAQ's from Jefferson County Public Health
Read the FAQ's related to the most recent mask guidance from our friends at Jefferson County Public Health.
JCPH Mask Mandate

You Are Not Alone
There is no bad reason to call. Support and counseling for yourself or a loved one. All phone calls are free, confidential, and professional. Call 1-844-493-8255 or text "TALK" to 38255.
Colorado Crisis Services


 Fun activities for home or out and about in the community

Planetarium App - Stellarium
Stellarium is the leading open source planetarium used by more than 20 million users since year 2000. If you are looking for a new app to keep your students (and yourselves) entertained while learning, this app may do the trick!.
Planetarium App - Stellarium

Dinosaur Ridge is open!
New protocols and processes are in place protect visitors, staff, and volunteers as they experience the wonder of Dinosaur Ridge. Check out their website for hours and additional information.
Dinosaur Ridge

9 Family Road Trip Games For the Best Car Trip Ever!
Are we there yet? To help pass the time and make trips a little more enjoyable, occupy yourselves with some fun and easy road trip games. Here are nine family favorite road trip games.
9 Family Road Trip Games

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!

#jeffcomakes on instagram

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.
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