Skip to main content

De Anza Academy Summer 2020 classes will be held online
for the entire duration of the program

Although the current order issued by the Sta. Clara County Office of Public Health allows several new categories of businesses and activities to reopen, these are subject to specific conditions and limitations.
Childcare, summer camps, summer school, and all other educational or recreational programs for all children require such activities to be limited to groups of up to 12 students.
 


FAQ's - Frequently Asked Questions - De Anza College Academy Summer Classes


What is the De Anza College Academy Summer Classes Program and where does it take place?
The "De Anza College Academy" is a fee-based enrichment program for kids and teens. Our exceptional instructors come from a variety of educational institutions across the Bay Area, including universities, colleges, public and private high schools and K-8 districts. All of our credentialed instructors possess expertise and passion for their specific instructional area and substantial experience teaching and working with young students. Our program offers enjoyable hands-on and project based learning. All art classes offered in partnership with the De Anza College's Euphrat Museum.

This program is for students who are entering first to twelfth grade. Students are not assigned letter grades or school credit. Supplemental homework is assigned in some of the middle school classes.

Please check course descriptions for specific details pertaining to each class.


WHAT ARE THE DATES TO REGISTER ONLINE: 
  - Grades 1-9: Register Feb. 19 - June 8
  - Grades 9-12 De Anza Site: Register Feb. 19 - July 6
  - One-week camp registration closes at 11:59 p.m. on the Sunday before camp begins.

When you’re ready to enroll, follow the simple, easy steps listed online to register. All student class registrations require a parent or guardian to complete the emergency medical release and information form before completing the registration. Once payment is successfully processed, you will receive a class confirmation by email.
 
WHEN SELECTING CLASSES FOR YOUR CHILD:
Students should enroll at the grade level they will enter in Fall 2020. For example, if your student is completing fifth grade in June 2020, she or he should enroll in sixth-grade level classes.
 
Grades 1-9: If you want your student to remain on the school site for more than one class period, you should enroll her or him in classes that are held consecutively (without a gap between them). Students should be picked up immediately after their last class of the day and should be dropped off no more than 10 minutes before the start of class.
 
Grades 9-12: Students may select classes in any combination. Please be advised that students will be supervised during class time only. 
 
Students may register for one to seven classes per day (for selected school sites), and may register for one or more of our grade-level-appropriate, one-week specialty camps.

WHEN WILL CLASSROOMS BE ASSIGNED?


For Summer 2020 the De Anza Academy Summer classes will meet ONLINE for the entire duration of the program. You will be notified by email of room assignments for each of your child’s classes a few days before the start of the program.
Room listings may also be found online the week before the start of the program. They will be posted at each school site on the first day of classe
s.
Student Conduct, Supervision and Breaks
Students must observe all school rules while on campus. Failure to follow rules may result in removal from the program.
 
In grades 1-9, students will be supervised during morning and lunch breaks; however, there is no supervision for students before or after the program. Please send a snack with your student each day for morning and lunch breaks, as food service is not available at all sites. Any parents coming to campus MUST check in at the administration office. Parents may not wait for their child outside the classroom or attend any class with their student.
 
In grades 9-12 on the De Anza College campus, students will be supervised during class time only. Parents may not attend class with their students. Parking permits are required outside of drop-off zones and can be purchased daily for $3 or quarterly from the college Police Department.
 
Review Your Class Confirmations

To ensure your child is in the correct class and school site, please review the confirmation and transaction receipts that will be emailed to you at the time of enrollment. You may also log in to the registration system with your chosen username and password at any time.
 
Reporting Student Absences
Report absences via email , please include the name of your student, the school site and class(es) he/she attends and the date(s) he/she will be absent, send information to: attendance@fhda.edu

REFUND REQUEST DEADLINES:
All refund requests must be submitted
in writing via email to: communityeducation@deanza.edu

Elementary and or Middle School sites:
  • Before April 1: Drop and refund requests will result in a 10% service fee per dropped class.
  • April 1 - May 15:  Drop and refund requests will result in a 25% service fee per dropped class.
  • May 16 - June 8: Drop and refund requests will be considered for a 50% refund, on an individual basis, by the dean of Community Education.
  • After June 8: No refunds will be issued.
De Anza College School site:
  • Before May 2: Drop and refund requests will result in a 10% service fee per dropped class.
  • May 2 - June 14:  Drop and refund requests will result in a 25% service fee per dropped class.
  • June 15 - July 6: Drop and refund requests will be considered for a 50% refund, on an individual basis, by the dean of Community Education.
  • After July 6: No refunds will be issued.
One Week Camps (beginning June 29 and July 6):
  • Ten or more business days before the start of the camp: Drop and refund requests will result in a $150 service fee per dropped camp.
  • Nine or fewer business days before the start of the camp: Drop and refund requests will be considered for a 50% refund, on an individual basis, by the dean of Community Education. Materials Fee and Lab Fees are non-refundable.
Disruptive and inappropriate student behavior will not be tolerated and will result in dismissal from the program without a refund.

ADD A NEW CLASS DEADLINES: 
Students must already be enrolled in a class or classes in order to add another class to their schedule. All registrations require a parent or guardian to complete the emergency medical release form before completing the registration.
Elementary and or Middle School Sites:
  • Through June 8: Add classes online, or in person at the De Anza College Community Education office.
  • June 9-14: Registration is closed for adding classes until June 15
  • June 15: For students already enrolled in classes and based of space availability  - send add class request via email only.
De Anza College Site:
  • Through July 6: Add classes online.
  • July 7-12: Registration is closed for adding classes until July 13.
  • July 13: For students already enrolled in classes and based of space availability  - send add class request via email only.
One Week Camps (beginning July 6):
  •  Before June 29: Add either camp online or in person at the De Anza College Community Education Office.
  •  After camp begins: You may register your student on Monday July 6th through registration window.
 
CHANGE A CLASS DEADLINES:
Class change requests will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis depending on class availability. Class changes must be submitted via e-mail to: communityeducation@deanza.edu
Elementary and or Middle School Sites:
  • Before April 1: There is no fee for course change requests.
  • April 1 - May 1: A 5% fee will be retained for all course change requests.
  • May 2 - June 8: A 10% fee will be retained for all course change requests.
  • June 9 - 14: Registration is closed for changing classes until June 15.
  • June 15 - 17 : Change classes via email only. A 10% fee will be retained for all course change requests.
  • No class changes after June 17.
De Anza College Site:
  • Before April 1: There is no fee for course change requests.
  • April 1 - June 1: A 5% fee will be retained for all course change requests.
  • June 2 - July 6: A 10% fee will be retained for all course change requests.
  • July 7 - 12: Registration is closed for changing classes until July 13.
  • July 13 - 15: Change classes via email only. A 10% fee will be retained for all course change requests.
  • No class changes after July 15.