Use Your My Spark Money By August 31st

Students and parents participating in My Spark Denver have until August 31st to use their My Spark Card to enroll in activities like sports, arts, music and more.

As of July 10, 2024, My Spark is at capacity. We anticipate additional spots will open at the end of August. Complete the online application to join the waitlist.

My Spark Denver is a partnership between the City of Denver, Gary Community Ventures and Mile High United Way.


DPS middle school students whose families are eligible for free and reduced lunch will be enrolled in the pilot program


on a My Spark Card to spend on the programs of your choice


youth programs to choose from

Many of us have a story about the activities we loved as kids. For me, my spark was soccer and theater. I didn’t become a professional athlete or actor, but the lessons of teamwork and collaboration have stayed with me.

— Denver Mayor Mike Johnston

Programs include:

  • Sports
  • Art
  • Tutoring
  • Dance
  • Outdoors
  • Swim
  • Coding
  • Gymnastics
  • Music
  • Martial Arts
  • Cooking
  • Summer Camps