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What We Offer

Dallas City of Learning is a citywide initiative to ensure all students have access to high quality summer and out-of-school time programs that keep learning going year round.

Learning Anytime, Anywhere

With hundreds of remote and online learning opportunities, your learner can have access to activities from any connected device.

High Quality at Low Cost

More than 95% of programs offered through Dallas City of Learning are free. More importantly, programs and activities are evaluated closely by students, parents and professional educators to ensure that quality is high.

Creative Opportunities

If you can dream it, you can do it. Dallas City of Learning programs encourage youth to draw, design, sing and perform their own masterpieces.

Hands On Experiences

Learning is more fun when you can tinker, try and do. Dallas City of Learning activities are designed for youth to roll up their sleeves and be involved.

Frequently

Asked

Questions

What is Dallas City of Learning?

Dallas City of Learning  is a citywide initiative to ensure all students have access to high quality summer learning programs that stem summer learning loss.

Why should my child participate?

Dallas City of Learning has something for every young person’s interests: robotics, writing, dancing, and much more! Our hands-on approach makes learning engaging and fun; and your child can earn digital badges for participating, and developing all types of knowledge and skills.

Who can participate?

Programs and events listed in this website are primarily geared towards students ages 5-18, but participation is open to anyone 18 or younger.

How much does it cost?

More than 95% of the programs and events are free. Some of the learning experiences do have costs. The website makes it easy to filter activities by free or paid; and to find out specific payment details at each partner organization.

How do I know my student's information is secure?

The internet is full of possibilities for learning, but we must be diligent about online safety. We focus on steps needed to create a trusted environment that will protect user and youth safety and privacy online without compromising their ability to learn.

Dallas City of Learning encourages parental permission and involvement, while also ensuring all young people have access to learning experiences regardless of whether their parents have an active email.

Big Thought will retain all data collected through the Dallas City of Learning website in strict confidence and is committed to maintaining the security of personal information. Big Thought will not use any personally identifiable data of any individual for any purpose except to provide non-commercial services and communications related to the City of Learning initiative.

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Partners Make it Possible

Partner organizations offer in person programs and at home learning opportunities through Dallas City of Learning. Check out some of our outstanding partner organizations!

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