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Summer Resources

We gathered our best summer resources for summer school, summer lunches and more on this page. You will also find the summer event calendar showing where our staff members will be participating in summer activities throughout the community. Stop by to learn more about FWCS programs, get registered for the 2024-25 school year and pick up some FWCS swag!

Summer Meals

Breakfasts, lunches and snacks will be served at no charge  on a first-come-first-serve basis at locations throughout the summer starting June 3 through July 26.

Please see the

Summer Meal Locations & Schedule

 for specific times. No paperwork is required to receive a lunch. No meals will be served before or after the stated serving times.


For additional information, call the Nutrition Services Office at 260-467-2500 or Let's Talk.

Indiana Sun Bucks Logo

Summer 2024 will be the first year for Indiana SUN Bucks, a new benefits program providing families $120 for each eligible school-aged child to buy groceries when school is out.

Most eligible families will get these benefits automatically, but some parents will need to apply. This new program is available in addition to free meals that kids of all ages can get at summer meal sites in their communities. To see if you qualify or if you have additional questions, please follow the link below.

 Indiana Sun Bucks Information

FWCS Summer Programming

After experimenting with different types of summer learning opportunities for students the past, we are taking a more targeted approach this year. We have contacted families directly if their child is eligible for the following programs:

ESY

High Ability

IRead

Kindergarten Round Up

Credit Recovery

Summer programs will not take place June 19 (Juneteenth) or July 4 (Independence Day).

If your child has been invited to one of these programs and you have questions

 let's talk

FWCS Summer Camps

We have some specialized summer camps available this summer:

Other Summer Programs

Looking for other summer programming for your student? Here are some local options:

Summer Block Party

Join us Saturday, August 3 from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. in the Bill C. Anthis Center parking lot (1200 S Barr St, Fort Wayne, IN 46802) for: Giveaways, Food, Music, Games, 50+ Community Partners and FWCS Support Departments.

 

Pre-K Activity Calendars

Looking for some activities to help get your little one ready for school? These resource calendars are full of fun activities designed for pre-K and Kindergarten students.

Pre-K Summer Activity Calendar

Pre-K Summer Activity Calendar Burmese

Pre-K Summer Activity Calendar Spanish

Citilink Summer
Youth Pass

Citilink’s Summer Youth Bus Passes are back. The discounted passes are available for children ages 5-18 and help make transportation easier for the summer with unlimited rides for just $25 because we know life doesn’t stop when school does.

With the Summer Youth Pass, kids can gain independence and enjoy everything Fort Wayne has to offer. They can ride the bus to the libraries, the mall, the parks, friend’s houses and have access to various locations across the city.

Ticket sales for the Summer Youth Bus Pass began on Friday, May 10, and the tickets will be valid from May 25 through Aug. 7. Tickets are available for purchase here or at Citilink’s office at 801 Leesburg Rd., at Citilink’s Central Station, 121 W. Baker St., on Token Transit and select Kroger stores.

Unsure how to utilize Citilink’s service? Citilink offers free travel training to adults and minors (with adult attendance). To explore the routes and destinations kids can visit throughout the summer, visit Citilink’s website at fwcitilink.com