Elkhart Community Schools Summer Programs

Summer Meal Program

Elementary School Programs

Kindergarten Camp

Kindergarten Readiness Program DetailsKindergarten Readiness Program Details - Spanish

  • Who: Incoming kindergarten students students
  • Dates: July 12-30th
  • Times: 8:30-11:30am
  • Meals (free): Breakfast served at 8:10am, lunch served at 11:30am
  • Location: All 14 Elementary Schools
  • Transportation provided for students outside of the school walk zone (must request by May 27)

 

Jump Start Elementary

Summer Program Elementary  Jump Start Elementary - Spanish

  • Who: Incoming 1st-6th grade students
  • Dates: July 12-30th
  • Times: 8:30-11:30am
  • Meals (free): Breakfast served at 8:10am, lunch served at 11:30am
  • Location: All 14 Elementary Schools
  • Transportation available for students outside of the school walk zone (must request by May 27)

 

Summer STEM Program

Summer STEM Program Summer STEM Camp - Spanish

  • Who: Incoming 1st-6th grade students
  • Dates: July 12-30th
  • Times: 12:30-3:30pm
  • Location: ETHOS Innovation Center, 1025 N. Michigan Street, Elkhart
  • Program is free to attend, space is limited
  • Transportation available for students who are participating in the Elementary Jump Start Program
  • Register online: https://tinyurl.com/ECS-STEM-Camp

 

Middle School Programs

Jump Start Middle School

Middle School Jump Start Middle School Jump Start Spanish

  • Who: Incoming 7th grade students
  • Dates: August 2-6th
  • Time: 8:30-11:30am
  • Location: North Side, West Side, Pierre Moran
  • Transportation available for students outside of the school walk zone
  • Contact your child’s current elementary school by June 2 to register
  • Transportation Schedule

 

Middle School Summer Band and Orchestra

  • Who: Incoming students in grades 6 and 7 who will be participating in middle school band or orchestra
  • Dates: July 6-30th
  • Session Times: (students should attend one daily session, not both)
    • 8:00-8:50 – Flute, Oboe / Trumpet / Violin
    • 9:00-9:50 – Clarinet / French Horn / Viola
    • 10:00-10:50 – Saxophone / Trombone / Bass, Cello
    • 11:00-11:50 – Percussion / Baritone, Tuba / Violin
    • 1:00-1:50 – Flute, Oboe / French Horn, Trumpet / Viola, Violin
    • 2:00-2:50 – Clarinet, Saxophone / Baritone, Trombone / Cello, Bass
  • Location: Elkhart High School (formerly Elkhart Memorial High School)
  • Transportation not provided

 

High School Programs

Freshman Division Summer Kick-Off

Freshman Division    Freshman Division Spanish

  • Who: Incoming 9th grade students
  • Dates: June 14-25th
  • Times: 8:30-11:00am
  • Location: Freshman Division
  • Meals (free): Breakfast served at 8:10am, lunch served at 11:30am
  • Transportation available for students outside of the school walk zone (must request by May 7)
  • Transportation schedule
  • Register online: Freshman Division Summer Kick-Off Registration


High School Credit Recovery

  • Who: Incoming students in grades 9-12
  • Dates: June 7-25th
  • Times: AM Session is 7:30-11:00am. PM Session is 12:00-3:30pm
  • Location: Elkhart High School Freshman Division (formerly Elkhart Central)
  • Transportation available for students outside of the school walk zone
  • Transportation schedule

 

Special Programs for ECS Students

Special Education: PACE Preschool

  • Who: PACE students
  • Dates: July 12-30th
  • Time: 8:30-11:30am
  • Location: Mary Beck Elementary School
  • Meals (free): Breakfast served at 8:10am, lunch served at 11:30am
  • Transportation provided for all students

Special Education: Elementary Intense

  • Who: Incoming students in grades K-6 who learn within an intense special education classroom
  • Dates: July 12-30th
  • Time: 8:30-11:30am
  • Locations: Beck, Roosevelt, Riverview, Eastwood, and Cleveland Elementary Schools
  • Meals (free): Breakfast served at 8:10am, lunch served at 11:30am
  • Transportation provided for all students

Pride Academy

  • Who: Incoming students in grades K-7 who attend the Elkhart Pride Academy
  • Dates: July 12-30th
  • Time: 8:30-11:30am
  • Location: Bristol Elementary School
  • Meals (free): Breakfast served at 8:10am, lunch served at 11:30am
  • Transportation provided for all students
Addition information for these programs will be added as available. Information is current at time of publish (April 26, 2021). Details are subject to change with no notice or obligation. 

Community Activities and Summer Programs

All information is current at time of publish (April 26, 2021). Details are subject to change with no notice or obligation. Elkhart Community Schools is sharing information as a valuable resource to our community and does not formally endorse the programs listed below. 

Community-Based Day Camps

   

  • Summer Camps hosted at ECS buildings
  • See flyer for additional information

Boys and Girls Club 2021

  • Who: Students who have completed grades K-12
  • Dates: June 14 – July 30, 2021
  • Early Bird Hours: 6-10am
  • Club Hours: 10am-5pm
  • Early Bird Fee: $45/week ($35/week for second child; $20/week for each additional child)
  • Club Fee: $55/one-time (new members) or $25/one-time (current members)
  • Lunch and afternoon snack provided (members can bring breakfast to eat)
  • More information: https://www.greatfutures.club/summer
  • Register online: Online Registration

Summerscape Flyer

  • Who: Students who have completed grades K-8
  • Dates: June 14 – July 30, 2021
  • Before care: 7:00-8:30am, After care: 3:30-5:00pm
  • AM Camp session: 8:30-11:30am; PM Camp session: 12:30-3:30pm
    • Half-day camp sessions (activity-themed): $50/week (scholarships not available for activity-themed camps)
  • Full day camp (8:30am to 3:30pm) is available, groups based on grade level
    • Full day camp (by grade): $95/week (full scholarships available)
  • Transportation will pick up and drop off at ECS elementary schools (must be an ECS student to ride the bus)
  • More information: https://www.elkharteducationfoundation.com/camp/
  • Register Online

Park department flyer

  • Who: Students who have completed grades K-5 (ages 6-12)
  • Dates: June 7-July 30 (8-week camp)
  • Where: McNaughton Park, Pinewood Elementary, and Roosevelt STEAM Academy
  • Times: 10am to 4pm (Monday-Friday)
  • Cost: $80 for the summer (includes 8 weeks of camp)
  • Register and pay online at elkhart.ezfacility.com

  • Who: Students entering grades 1-7
  • Dates: June 7-July 28  (7 1/2 Weeks)
  • Where: Pierre Moran Middle School
  • Cost: $10/week or $75 for the summer
  • Contact number: 574.294.7407