CTE Summer Academy

A summer enrichment and skills development program for students currently in grades 7-11.

COVID-19 Update

Due to building closures, CTE Summer Academy is cancelled for summer 2020.


We are working to process refunds for all cancelled courses. Due to the large volume of refunds we anticipate that all refunds will be processed within the next 3 to 4 weeks. For more refund information

CTE Summer Academy Is Back Next Summer! 

We are already planning for next summer, and details will be posted here in February 2021.

The Program - Summer 2021

CTE Summer Academy (CSA) is a weekly enrichment program that allows students to dive deeper into CTE program areas, and encourages skill development and career exploration. The program is open to students in grades 7-11 during the 2020-21 school year.

Students are able to personalize their experience by choosing which CTE classes they will take!


Open to students in grades 7-11 during the 2020-21 school year. Students currently in grades 2-7 may participate in Tech Adventure Camp.

All students are welcome:

  • FCPS students.
  • Students enrolled in private schools.
  • Students who are home schooled.
  • Non-Fairfax County residents.

Program Information

Dates and Times

8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., three weeks in July


Student select 4 classes in the following CTE areas:

  • Business and Information Technology
  • Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Health and Medical Sciences
  • Marketing
  • Technology and Engineering Education
  • Trade and Industrial Education

Information on classes will be available soon!


Students will have a 30-minute lunch break every day.

FCPS Food Services provides lunch for $3.50 or students may bring a lunch from home. FCPS students can use their school accounts or pay with cash. Non-FCPS students can pay with cash.

Starting mid-June (specific date TBD), view the lunch menu by school location. Vending machines are available.


There is bus transportation from select FCPS high schools and middle schools outside of the Fairfax High School pyramid. Transportation to and from these schools is the responsibility of the parent or guardian. Transportation information will be communicated to families prior to the start of the program.


Reduced fee and tuition waivers are not available.

$275 each week

Extended Day Classes

Adult and Community Education (ACE) offers academic and enrichment classes at Fairfax High School from 2:30-5:30 p.m. after camp ends for the day. These classes are an extra cost, and student pick-up at 5:30 p.m. is the responsibility of the parent.


Beth Mehr

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