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EPISD to launch virtual Summer Enrichment Camps on June 1

(EL PASO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT May 18, 2020) — Summer time in the age of the pandemic is a time for learning a growth thanks to vast array of virtual courses EPISD is offering students as part of its Summer Enrichment Camp. 

District personnel will begin offering hundreds of courses aimed at helping students continue their academic and personal journeys during the summer break. The weeklong classes are offered to any student in EPISD free of charge and cover grade-appropriate topics in fine arts, technology, engineering, science, health and wellness, college and career readiness, languages and culture.

Classes last 45 minutes and start at 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Student may enroll in one class for each session every week on a first-come-first-served basis. Students can enroll in the Summer Enrichment Camp website

The Camp will run from June 1 to July 3. 

“With EPISD@HOME, our virtual learning portal during the pandemic, our teachers provide that EPISD is a leader in providing high-quality education even during difficult times,” said Superintendent Juan E. Cabrera. “We want to continue our efforts to provide students with world-class programming as they remain safe at home.”

Classes being offered include:

  • Beginning Ballet at Home
  • Cooking Basics
  • Surviving Middle School
  • Medical Administration
  • Conversational Portuguese
  • Video Game Design
  • Intro to Muay Thai Kickboxing
  • Ball Mastery Soccer Camp
  • Chicano History
  • Theater Prop Making

Regisgration is now open!  



Story by Gustavo Reveles
Graphic by Martín A. López