Summer Learning & Activities

  • Online Courses: 

    Khan Academy: A free learning resource tailored for your child.

    Pluralsight: Online technology & design courses for kids. 

    Studio Code: Coding for early readers. 

  • Summer Safety from Nurse Beary

    Summer is a time of playground fun, swimming, boating, biking, camping and other outdoor activities. Unfortunately, these activities can lead to a higher risk of injuries. Shriners Hospitals for Children wants to reduce the risk of childhood injuries by asking everyone to become Superheroes of Summer Safety.
  • VICC Tutoring Services

    If you feel that your child needs help with academics, consult with your child’s teacher, counselor or building principal.
    There are also many free or low-cost tutoring services in the City of St. Louis.
    The following is a list of agencies that have indicated they offer tutoring services. Be sure to call the program or programs in which you are interested, to confirm sites, times, etc. You can also call a VICC counselor for more information at (314) 721-8422.
    St. Louis Community Education Centers
    Homework Help Central Office
    801 N. 11th St. 63103
    YMCA Community Literacy
    Director: Michelle Peeler
    Free reading and math tutoring. Locations
    throughout the metro area.
    Open to school aged children who are
    struggling with reading or math. Call
    to enroll your child.
    Northside Community Center
    4120 Maffitt Ave. 63113
    For those in after-school programs.
    Call to confirm times and details,
    Monday through Friday, 3 - 6 p.m.
    Computer focused.
    Midtown Catholic Family Services
    1202 S. Boyle 63110
    Available to any student living between
    Highway 40, Tower Grove Park, Kingshighway
    and Jefferson (63104,
    63110), participating in the afterschool
    programs. Please call first.
    Boys’ and Girls’ Club of Greater St. Louis
    Herbert Hoover
    2901 N. Grand Ave. 63107
    $25 annual membership fee. Call for
    more details or apply online at
    City Recreation Centers Homework Help
    No fee. Call location for times and grade levels.
    12th & Park Center
    1410 S. Tucker
    Buder Center
    2900 Hickory
    Cherokee Center
    3200 S. Jefferson
    Gamble Center
    2907 Gamble
    Marquette Center
    4025 Minnesota
    Tandy Center
    4206 Kennerly Ave.
    Wohl Center
    1515 N. Kingshighway
    Neighborhood Houses Administrative Offices
    Free homework help in four primary
    focus areas -- character education,
    health and nutrition, life skills and academic
    achievement -- for ages 5-13. 3-6 p.m.
    Cote Brilliante Elementary School
    4616 Cora Ave. 63115
    Farragut Elementary School
    4025 Sullivan Ave. 63107
    Froebel Literacy Academy
    3709 Nebraska Ave. 63118
    Herzog Elementary School
    5831 Pamplin Place 63147
    Hodgen Elementary School
    1616 California 63104
    Mann Elementary School
    4047 Juniata St. 63116
    Meramec Elementary School
    2745 Meramec St. 63118
    Oak Hill Elementary School
    4300 Morganford Ave. 63116
    Pierre Laclede Elementary School
    5821 Kennerly Ave. 63112
    Sherman Elementary School
    3942 Flad Ave. 63110
    Sigel Elementary School
    2050 Allen Ave. 63104
    Woodward Elementary School
    725 Bellerive Ave. 63111
    Prepared by the Voluntary Interdistrict Choice Corporation.
  • This information is provided as a public service only. VPSD cannot guarantee the quality of services or staff available through these agencies and resources.