Summer Exploration

District 69 is excited to offer an expanded Summer Exploration Program this year! There are full day, half day, and appointment based programming options available. Incoming kindergarten-2nd grade students will attend Madison School and incoming 3rd-8th grade students will attend at Edison School.

For full-day programming, Skokie Park District will be providing exploratory camp experiences for our incoming Kindergarten-2nd grade students. Y.O.U. will be providing exploratory camp experiences for our incoming 3rd-8th grade students. The academic portions of all programming will engage students in STEM, literacy, and math activities with District 69 staff.

Summer Exploration will be held for 4 weeks, Monday-Friday, over the summer months:

  • June 14-June 18
  • June 28-July 2
  • July 12-July 16
  • July 26-July 30

Program Costs:

  • Incoming K-2nd Grade Full Day Program
    • District 69 Academic ½ Day: Free
    • Skokie Park District Camp ½ Day: $87.50/week or $350 for all 4 weeks 
  • Incoming 3rd-5th Grade Full Day Program
    • District 69 Academic ½ Day: Free 
    • Y.O.U. Camp ½ Day: Free
  • Incoming K-8th Grade Morning Only District 69 Academics Program: Free
  • District 69 Appointment-Based Program: Free
  • Bus Transportation: Free
  • Breakfast and Lunch Program: Free

There are limited spots available and you will receive confirmation of your spot in the program by the end of the day on Monday, May 3rd.

Please apply for the 2021 Summer Exploration Program HERE. If you have any questions, please call Leticia Ramirez at 847-675-7666 or email her at .

Update 3/17

Students Return to Full-time, In-Person Learning on April 19th

All students, unless medically exempt, will return to full-time, in-person learning beginning on Monday, April 19th.  The full remote, Remote Choice, option will no longer be offered after Friday, April 16th.  

A video presentation regarding this transition can be found here.  An FAQ Document covering many of the initial questions you may have can be found here.  

Families will receive information from their principals, including school-specific logistics and your child’s schedule, the week prior to the April 19th start.  


Medical Exemption Information

Students who need a medical exemption for themselves or a member of their household must submit the form linked here by Monday, March 22nd at 9 a.m.

You will also need to provide documentation that has been signed by your Doctor using the form found here. This form should be sent to Regardless of what current health information the district has on file, this form must be completed by your healthcare provider to specifically focus on your child’s ability to return to in-person learning by April 9th.  

Students who qualify for an exemption from in-person instruction will be provided an asynchronous remote schedule focused on reading and math and supplementary subjects based on the grade level.



If you have any additional questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to reach out to your building principal:


Documents & Resources Quicklinks:

Intent to Request a Medical Exemption Form

Return to Full-Time In-Person Resource Guide and FAQs

Official Medical Exemption Form (English)

Medical Exemption Form (Spanish)

Medical Exemption Form (Arabic) 

Medical Exemption Form (Urdu)

Video Presentation of Returning to Full-Time In-Person Learning

Board of Education Report on the Return to Full-Time In-Person Learning



Nothing from May 7, 2021 to May 28, 2021.

The mission of District 69 is to achieve educational excellence through the active engagement and cooperation of students, teachers, parents and community.