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Summer Bridge

Duke Ellington School of the Arts is proud to present: DESA 2022 Summer Bridge!!

Rising 9th, 10th, and 11th graders (new to Duke Ellington Only) and school staff will get to know each other while building their shared understanding of high school and the DESA experience. Students will enjoy a variety of activities, such as team-building games, scavenger hunts to get to know their new school, creative projects, performances, and presentations about high school and beyond.

Date: August 8th – August 12th
Time: 8:30 am – 1:00 pm

Location: 3500 R Street NW, Washington DC 20007
Entrance/Exit: 35th & R – Performance Hall Entrance

Doors will open at 8:00 am (Students will wait in the Cafeteria; Breakfast will start at 8:30 am)
8:30 am – Breakfast
9:00 am – 10:00 am – Session 1
10:05 am – 11:05 am – Session 2
11:10 am – 12:10 pm – Session 3
Lunch: 12:10 pm – 12:55 pm
1pm – Dismissal

Registration Link:

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Roni Martin, Summer Bridge Coordinator at ( or via cell at (202) 821-9957.