Enrollment Open for Summer VPK Program

Enrollment Open for Summer VPK Program
Posted on 01/18/2022
Enrollment Open for Summer VPK Program

Registration is now open for families who wish to enroll their children in summer Voluntary Prekindergarten (VPK) classes. To qualify students must be five years old by September 1st and have not have already accessed a VPK program.

The summer VPK program aids in helping children and families transition smoothly to kindergarten. VPK provides children with access to high-quality early learning experiences and makes learning fun! Teachers will introduce children to language, literature, and social skills in a play-based environment.

The summer program for incoming kindergartners is taught by certified teachers with a focus on school readiness and social and emotional well-being. Classes are Monday through Thursday from 7:30am to 5:30pm June 7th through July 29th and are available at two schools:

  • Sunshine Elementary School
    601 Sara Ave. North
    Lehigh Acres, FL 33971
  • Early Childhood Learning Center
    3650 Michigan Ave.
    Fort Myers, FL 33916

Limited transportation is provided to some students.

To register, families must first apply for a VPK Voucher through the Early Learning Coalition online or in person by appointment only at 2675 Winkler Ave. in Fort Myers. Then families need to bring the voucher, receipt of enrollment in kindergarten, child’s birth certificate and proof of address to the Early Learning Childhood Center at 3650 Michigan Ave. in Fort Myers.

Summer VPK seats are limited and available on a first come, first served basis.