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Summer Resources: Meals, Reading, Parks, Camps

Congratulations on another school year! Please take a moment to review the IPS Summer Meal Program locations and other summer resources for students and families.

Some offerings have required registration and/or specific instructions on participation; please review thoroughly.

Below is the list of summer food service sites that will be open to the community.  Sites 714, 716, 718 and 721 are June 5 – June 23. All others sites are open June 5 – July 21. Meals are available to any child, 18 years of age and younger, regardless of enrollment within IPS*.  

This year, operations are returning to pre-pandemic rules and regulations.  All meals must be consumed on site. No meals served June 19 and July 4.

School NumberSchool Name Street Address Serving Times: BreakfastServing Times: Lunch
31James A Garfield307 Lincoln St.  12:45-1:15 p.m.
49William Penn  1720 W. Wilkins St. 9-9:30 a.m.12:30-1 p.m.
88Anna Brochhausen5801 East 16th St.  12:45-1:15 p.m.
91Rousseau McClellan5111 Evanston Ave.  12:45-1:15 p.m.
714Shortridge HS 3401 N. Meridian St. 11:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
716Arsenal Tech  HS 1500 E. Michigan St. 11:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
718Crispus Attucks HS 1140 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St. 11:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
721George Washington HS 2215 W. Washington St. 11:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
BUSHaughville Library Branch 1 2121 W. Michigan St.   1:15-1:45 p.m.
BUSMartin Luther King CC 1 40 W 40th St.  9-9:45 a.m. 12:15-12:35 p.m.
BUSStratford Apts Leasing Off 1 3201 Watergate Rd.   11-11:30 a.m.
¹ = Served from Bus Stop Café food bus

*This institution is an equal opportunity provider. 

Have fun with Indy Parks this summer! Indy Parks’ Summer Day Camps offer swimming, arts, nature, science, sports and recreation, and more.

All camps are accredited by the American Camp Association. For information about Summer Day Camps, click here.

Our friends at The Indianapolis Public Library invite all IPS students to join in their annual Summer Reading Program, “Camp Read S’more”! Regular reading is an important part of student development, and participants can win great prizes too!

Visit your nearest library branch or to learn more and get registered.

Tennis Camps

  • June 5-July 19
  • Tarkington Park
  • Camps for grades K-6, 7-8 and 9-12
  • Free for IPS Students
  • Classes are limited – Register now!

Shortridge Youth Basketball Camp

Check out these camps and opportunities through the Community Alliance of the Far Eastside.

The Indiana Sheriffs’ Association (ISA) is excited to again offer the Youth Leadership Camp! The camp is for students currently in the 7th or 8th grade—or going into the 8th or 9th grade—that are interested in a career in law enforcement.

The camp will be held July 5-7 at Waycross Episcopal Camp in Brown County. The MCSO will be sponsoring any child in Marion County who applies to the camp. Any student who is interested in attending can reach out to Major Angela Spayd at

Post Secondary Readiness Summer Program Opportunities

ProgramStudents ServedDescriptionLocationContact(s)
High School Summer SchoolGrades 9-12Summer school will be held from June 5–23, 7:20 a.m.–11:30 a.m. for students in Grades 9–12. Summer school is being held for students who need to recover credits to meet graduation requirements. Transportation follows the regular school year assignments (walk zone, yellow bus, IndyGo). Families can contact their student’s counselor with questions.All 4 Academy High
Summer BridgeRising freshmenSummer Bridge is held July 17-19, 9 ma -1:30 pm, and connects rising freshmen students to high school. Students will meet their principal, get to know their school, meet students joining them in their high school from other middle schools, and have fun while preparing for 9th grade.All 4 Academy High
Summer Melt2023 GraduatesSummer melt is the term to describe graduating seniors’ motivation to pursue their intended E “melting” away during the summer between the end of high school and beginning of their postsecondary endeavor. IPS supports all students toward their fulfilling life of choice. In this support, we have Future Center Associates and Summer Melt School Counselors on staff at Arsenal Technical High School, Crispus Attucks High School, George Washington High School, and Shortridge High School to support students’ transitions.All 4 Academy High
Crossing the Finish Line8th-12th GradersCrossing the Finish Line provides free tuition and books (and covers fees!) at Ivy Tech Community College or Vincennes University for students who are just a few credits away from completing their credential.Ivy Tech Community College & Vincennes
Cohort 2024 Senior JumpstartRising SeniorsRising seniors will have the opportunity to learn about postsecondary activities that take place senior year such as: filing the FAFSA, early college application deadlines, writing scholarships, and much more!50 W Fall Creek Pkwy N Dr, Indianapolis, IN