Summer Programs2019-05-16T08:54:09+00:00

 

Summer Programs

Elkhart Community Schools offers a variety of summer programs that serve a wide range of academic needs and grade levels, as well as interests. Programming includes general curriculum, as well as programs that offer special assistance with passing the IREAD-3 exam, music, art, and credit recovery.

Free Summer Meal Program

Elkhart Community Schools will be providing breakfast, lunch and snacks through the Summer Feeding Service Program for Children, sponsored by the USDA. Meals are available at the following locations to children under the age of 19 at NO CHARGE from Tuesday, June 11 through Friday, August 9, 2019. Adults are welcome to join their children. No meals will be served on July 1-5. If you have questions about this program, please contact Elkhart Community Schools’ Food Service Department at 574-262-5551.

Elementary School Programs

  • Transition to Kindergarten (Title I)
    • The Transition to Kindergarten series is designed to help incoming kindergarten students spend time in their school and learn about what it means to go to school. This program is open to incoming kindergarten students who will be attending Title I schools. Students will need to register as incoming students at their school by June 6 to attend. Breakfast and lunch are provided. There is no fee to participate in this program.
    • Program Dates: July 29-August 9, 2019
    • Program Times: 8:30am to 11:45am
    • Locations: Mary Beck, Beardsley, Mary Daly, Hawthorne, Monger, Osolo, Riverview, Roosevelt, and Woodland
  • Kindergarten Camp
    • The Kindergarten Camp series is designed to help incoming kindergarten students spend time in their school and learn about what it means to go to school. This program is open to incoming kindergarten students who will be attending non-Title I schools. Students will need to register as incoming students at their school by June 6 to attend. Breakfast and lunch are provided. There is no fee to participate in this program.
    • Program Dates: August 5-9, 2019
    • Program Times: 8:30am to 11:30am
    • Locations: Bristol, Cleveland, Eastwood, Mary Feeser, and Pinewood
  • Summer School, Lab with IUSB (Title I/IREAD-3)
    • Held in conjunction with IUSB, the Summer Lab School gives students an opportunity to sharpen their skills over the summer, using the latest teaching methods and hands-on curriculum. This program will also designed to assist students who have not passed the IREAD-3 exam. This program is open to students who attend Beardsley, Hawthorne, Mary Beck, and Roosevelt, incoming Grades 1-6. Breakfast and lunch are provided. There is no fee to participate in this program.
    • Program Dates: June 11-28
    • Program Times: 8:30am to 11:30am
    • Location: Mary Beck Elementary
  • K-2 Literacy Program (plus IREAD-3)
    • The Literacy Program is designed to help current K-2 students improve reading skills through fun activities, plus a focus on helping third grade students who have not passed the IREAD-3 exam. This program will provide students opportunities to address specific skills necessary to become proficient readers. Students will be given an IREAD-3 exam at the end of the program to determine if they will move on to fourth grade. This program is open to students who attend Bristol, Cleveland, Mary Daly, Eastwood, Mary Feeser, Monger, Osolo, Pinewood, Riverview, and Woodland. Breakfast and lunch are provided. There is no fee to participate in this program.
    • Program Dates: June 11-28
    • Program Times: 8:15am to 12:45pm
    • Location: Mary Daly Elementary
  • Music Program
    • Designed for incoming sixth grade students, all ECS schools
    • Program Dates: July 8-26
    • Program Times: 8:00am-12:00pm
    • Location: North Side Middle School

 

High School Programs

Elkhart Community Schools offers a variety of high school summer programs. All programs are open to Elkhart Central and Elkhart Memorial students.

  • High School Credit Recovery
    • Focus on credit recovery/graduation requirements: Core math, science, social studies, and English. APEX online courses available for grades 9-12
    • Program Dates: June 11-28, 2019
    • Program Times: 7:30-11:00am and/or 12:00-3:30pm
    • Location: Elkhart Central High School
    • Cost is $25 per class ($15 for students who are free/reduced lunch)
    • Transportation is available
    • Location: Elkhart Central High School
  • Elkhart Catalyst Program
    • The Elkhart Catalyst Program is a civic engagement internship in which high school students work in collaboration with professors and interns from the University of Notre Dame to identify, design, and implement solutions to problems in the City of Elkhart.
    • Program Dates: June 10-14 from 8:00am-5:00pm; June 17-July 19 from 8:00am-12:00pm
    • Location: Elkhart Central High School, trips to University of Notre Dame
  • Summer Field Experiences/Travel Programs
    • Three programs available: Colorado/Earth Science, Maine/Marine Biology, and Washington, DC/U.S. History
    • Full program details on the Summer Travel Programs can be found here: Summer Field Experiences
  • High School Art Program
    • Painting II course
    • Program Dates: July 9-26, 2019
    • Program Times: 7:30-11:30am
    • Location: Elkhart Central High School

How to Register

To register for any of the Elementary Programs, please contact the host school or your child’s current school. To register for the High School Program, please contact Memorial Guidance (574-262-5628), Central Guidance (574-295-4704), or your home school’s Guidance Office (if you attend a high school other than Memorial or Central).