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FPS Announces the Summer Lottery and Registration Process for Middle School and High School Summer Programs

Framingham Public Schools

  Robert A. Tremblay, Ed.D., Superintendent of Schools

Rochelle Santos
Media and Communications Manager

Farley Building, 19 Flagg Drive
Framingham, Massachusetts 01702
Telephone: 508-782-6099

For Immediate Release

Framingham Public Schools Announces the Summer Lottery and Registration Process for Middle School and High School Summer Programs

The Middle School Summer Lottery Closes on Wednesday 5/18 at 11:59pm.

May 5, 2022 (Framingham, MA) Framingham Public Schools offers a variety of summer programs at the secondary level. Framingham High School will offer both original credit and credit recovery options through the FHS Summer Institute, while Cameron, Fuller, and Walsh Middle Schools will each host unique summer programs that are open to their respective students at no cost. Spots for the middle school programs are assigned based on a lottery which opens today and closes on Wednesday, May 18th at 11:59pm. Families will receive information about their program status by Friday, May 27th. 

Middle School Summer Programs

Middle School Program Dates
Dates: July 5th - July 29th 
Times: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm 
Location: Framingham High School, 115 A St, Framingham MA 01701 

Summer Program at Cameron [Lottery Form]
Join our summer community to learn about resetting for your future success. Students will learn about college, finding our own voice, branding ourselves for success and our futures as professionals.  Spend days with friends learning how to reset and take care of yourself while you achieve.  The following are our modules for Summer 2022

  • Mondays:  Community, Voice and Teamwork and Storytelling
  • Tuesdays:  The Universe, Mars the Moon and College- Go to Framingham State each Tuesday to learn about college and space.
  • Wednesdays:  Explore and Grow OUT: Excursions to the city - Kayak on the Charles, Harvard Tour, Black Heritage Trail, State House, University Visits and Castle Island
  • Thursdays:  Learning to Lead, Wellness and Art
  • Fridays:  Career Speakers Go Series

Summer Program at Walsh [Lottery Form]
In a partnership with Access TV,  this 4 week program focuses on media production. Students will learn cameras, editing software, green screens, audio, script writing, and acting. We will partner with Framingham Access TV again this summer. Students must stay on the program for 4 full weeks. Media kits will be loaned to students so that they can participate fully in the program.

Summer Program at Fuller [Lottery Form]
In partnership with the YMCA, this 4 week program focuses on health and wellness, chemical reactions in the body and social emotional learning.  Students will learn how to use various cooking equipment, tools of measurement, proper food and kitchen safety and grow their skills to cook and develop recipes. Students will learn about foods from around the world, agriculture and sustainability in the kitchen, and the importance of physical activity and how to incorporate movement into their daily lives. We have been partners with the YMCA throughout the school year and the past few Summers. Students must attend the program for all 4 weeks. Cooking kits will be loaned to students so they can participate fully in the program.

Families who do not receive lottery placements will be placed on a waitlist and will receive details of other high quality programs in Framingham. For any questions regarding the Middle School Summer Programs, please contact Adeyemi Ajao, Nayagara Viera, or Wynther Gedeon.

For a complete list of programs facilitated by the Department of Community Resource Development, please visit the Summer Programs website

Framingham High School Summer Programming

The Framingham Summer Institute (FSI) will be running in person this year! Program dates are July 5, 2022 - July 29, 2022, and there will be both morning and mid-day sessions.

Detailed program information can be found on the Framingham Public Schools website under Community Resource Development and registration takes place online through MyRec: Any new courses will also be listed on the website. Possible course additions include College Readiness, AP Readiness, Study Skills, and Music Theory.

Original Credit Courses
Original Credit classes are condensed versions of electives that are traditionally offered during the school year. Original Credit classes, offered by FHS Summer Institute, meet Monday through Friday for four weeks.  Students that pass an Original Credit Class will be granted a .5 credit towards the graduation requirements of that classes’ discipline. Passing a Summer Institute class allows for more freedom and control over a student's schedule the following academic year. All students are encouraged to register!

Register NOW for Original Credit Courses

Session Dates: Tuesday, July 5th – Friday, July 29th
Morning Sessions: 7:30am - 10:30am 
Midday Sessions: 10:35am - 1:35pm 
Cost: $245.00 per class (Check or money order made out to: City of Framingham. Bring check directly to Mike Tarlin)

Original Credit Course Options

Creative Writing 


Lifetime Activities

Study Skills

Note: Original Credit classes need a minimum of 10 students in order to run. Program organizers will provide an update with the Original Credit enrollment numbers by June 26th to those who’ve signed up. If classes do not run, a refund will be provided. 

Credit Recovery Courses
Credit Recovery classes allow a student to receive make-up credit for a course that was completed during the school year where the student received a failing grade. 

Register NOW for Credit Recovery Courses

Session Dates: Tuesday, July 5th – Friday, July 29th
Morning Sessions: 8:00am - 10:30am 
Midday Sessions: 10:35am - 1:05pm
Cost: Free in Framingham High School Students. For non-FHS Students there is a cost of $195 per class. (Check or money order made out to: City of Framingham. Bring check directly to Mike Tarlin.)

Format and Attendance: There are fairly strict guidelines when it comes to Credit Recovery Classes. Attendance is mandatory and students are expected to comply with the same rules of conduct that apply within the Framingham Schools during the regular school year.  Please visit the website for additional details on format and attendance.

Credit Recovery Course Options

Algebra I 




Earth Science 

English I 

English II

World Literature / American Literature 

United States History I & II 

Modern World History 

Grade 11 & Grade 12 English


Algebra II

About Framingham Public Schools
The mission of the Framingham Public Schools is to educate each student to learn and live productively as a critically-thinking, responsible citizen in a multicultural, democratic society by providing academically challenging instructional programs taught by highly-qualified staff and supported by comprehensive services in partnership with our entire community. For news, updates, and announcements, follow Framingham Public Schools (@FraminghamPS) on FacebookTwitter, and (@framinghamschools) on Instagram. You can also join the conversation using #FraminghamSchools.

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