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SUMMER 2023

SUMMER 2023

2023 Learning Programs Calendar

Click the program name for more information. 

KICK-OFF TO KINDERGARTEN (GRADE K)

June 5 - June 22 | 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

FREE

Breakfast & Lunch

No Transportation

Description: Students will be engaged in high-quality instruction centered around literacy, mathematics, social-emotional learning, and handwriting.

Purpose: Provide Pre-K students with additional literacy and math instruction for kindergarten readiness.

Deadline to Sign Up: May 15th

Maximum Number of Participants: 400

Target Population: Incoming Kindergarteners

Sites: Broadmoor Elementary, Wedgewood, Capitol Elementary, Park Forest Elementary, Jefferson Terrace, Claiborne, Glen Oaks Park, Magnolia Woods

GIFTED SUMMER CAMP (GRADES K - 5)

June 12 - June 15 | 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

100.00

Breakfast & Lunch

No Transportation

Description: Master teachers from EBR schools will offer four days of fun-filled enrichment for Gifted and Talented students in grades K – 5. The program incorporates active play, curiosity, and creativity that inspires enthusiastic participation.

Purpose: Provide an exciting and engaging camp for EBRPSS Gifted and Talented students.

Deadline to Sign Up: June 1st

Maximum Number of Participants: 80

Target Population: Gifted students entering 1st – 6th grades

Site: Shenandoah

ENGLISH LEARNERS ELEMENTARY SUMMER CAMP (GRADES K - 5)

June 5 - June 22 | 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

FREE

Breakfast & Lunch

Transportation Available

Description: The K-5 Elementary Summer Program will teach English language lessons, STEM activities, arts, and Spanish lessons.

Purpose: Provide an opportunity for newcomer and emergent K – 3 EL students to catch up, keep up, and develop their English language skills as well as improve reading, language, and critical thinking skills in a fun, creative, and hands-on approach with strategies that affect a measurable and lasting impact on our EL learners.

Deadline to Sign Up: April 21st

Maximum Number of Participants: 250

Target Population: English learners (ELS) entering K – 5th grade

Site: Broadmoor Elementary

DISCOVERY DAY CAMP (GRADES PRE-K - 5)

Students in Transition (Homeless)

June 5 - June 22 | 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

FREE

Breakfast & Lunch

Transportation Available

Description: The program consists of academics, enrichment activities, and field trips designed to enhance cultural development, and lessons provided by community partners.

Purpose: To serve homeless students and students who are performing below grade level expectations in grades Pre-K through 5th with reserved spots for homeless students.

Maximum Number of Participants: 100

Target Population: Students in transition

Site: Claiborne Elementary

EXTENDED SCHOOL YEAR - ESY (GRADES PRE-K - 12)

June 5 - July 13 | 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

FREE

Breakfast & Lunch

Transportation Available

Description: ESY is designed to provide educational and related services in excess of the normal school year to students with disabilities based upon the student’s specific needs identified on the Indivudal Education Program (IEP) to meet those needs.

Purpose: Promote reading and math skills, physical activity, team building, and motivated learners. To keep students engaged over the summer, while developing great academic and athletic skills and technique and, most importantly, to have fun.

Maximum Number of Participants: 321

Target Population: Students in grades Pre-K through 12 who require special education services beyond the school year according to their IEP.

Sites: Audubon Elementary, Sherwood Middle

JUMP START SUMMER PROGRAM (GRADES 9 - 12)

June 5 - June 29 | 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

FREE

Breakfast & Lunch

No Transportation

Description: Students who participate in the Jump Start Summers program at EBR-CTEC have the opportunity to earn credentials and credits in IBC areas. the planned areas are IT, EMR, Business of Retail, ServSafe Manager, and Adobe Photoshop certifications. In addition, students will be able to participate in internship programs for credits in a variety of areas.

Purpose: to provide students with IBC and Internship Opportunities

Deadline to Sign Up: April 30th

Maximum Number of Participants: 125

Target Population: High school students who want to pursue earning credentials and credits in industry based certification (IBC) areas

Site: CTEC

EBR SUMMER CREDIT RECOVERY (GRADES 6 - 12)

June 5 - JULY 13 | 1st Pd 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. | 2nd Pd 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

250 - 500

Breakfast & Lunch

No Transportation

Description: The program permits students to retake courses they have previously been unsuccessful in due to excessive absences, inability to grasp the content, or other factors associated with academic failure.  The program also permits students to take a select offering of courses for initial credit. 

Purpose:To provide students with an opportunity to acquire new or unearned credits needed for promotion or high school graduation during summer months.

Tuition Cost Breakdown: Middle School $250 Tuition per course | High School $250 Tuition per ½ credit / $500 Tuition full year credit

Deadline to Sign Up: May 31st – June 6

Maximum Number of Participants: n/a

Target Population: Students in 6th – 12th grades 

Site: Tara

ESPORTS SUMMER CAMP SERIES (GRADES 6 - 10)

June 5 - June 22 | 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

50 - 125

Breakfast & Lunch

No Transportation

Description: Students who participate will learn about the esports industry, personal cyber safety & security, the history of gaming, and career pathways found in the esports ecosystem. Week 2 will feature content creation through digital design using emerging technologies and web-based platforms. Students will build a digital portfolio of products they create, including promotional graphics, logos, game design, and story boarding. Week 3 will serve as a culminating week of knowledge application as students utilize industry-based tools to develop original games, produce and edit videos, learn about 3D printing, and host a mini-tournament. Participants can begin any week.

Purpose: To provide students authentic opportunities to explore the esports industry through the lens of the NASEF Scholastic Esports Ecosystem Domains.

Tuition Cost Breakdown: $50 per week or $125 for all 3 weeks

Deadline: May 26th

Maximum Number of Participants: 20

Target Population: Middle and Early High School students who want to participate in scholastic esports (entering grades 6th – 10th)

Site: CTEC

SUMMER ENRICHMENT CAMP (GRADES 1 - 5)

June 5 - June 29 | 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (extended day option offered at select sites)

FREE

Breakfast & Lunch

Limited Transportation Available

Description:The East Baton Rouge Parish School System plans to partner with BREC, Big Buddy Program, Boys and Girls Clubs of Metro Louisiana, YMCA of the Capital Area, EBR Sports Clinic and EBR 21st Century STEM Camps to operate several of our elementary Summer Enrichment Camps across the school district. Students will experience daily academic engagement in mathematics and literacy in the morning and enrichment activities in the afternoon for an engaging day of learning, enrichment, and fun!

Purpose: Provide students with additional opportunities for learning and growing during the summer.

Deadline to Sign Up: May 19th

Maximum Number of Participants: 1565

Target Population: Incoming 1st – 5th grade students

Locations: White Hills (Brownfields), Capitol (Park, Melrose), Claiborne (Winbourne), Northeast Elementary

Transportation: See application for details.

SUMMER ENRICHMENT CAMP (GRADES 6 - 8)

June 5 - June 29 | 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (extended day option offered at select sites)

FREE

Breakfast & Lunch

Limited Transportation Available

Description:The East Baton Rouge Parish School System plans to partner with BREC, Big Buddy Program, Boys and Girls Clubs of Metro Louisiana, YMCA of the Capital Area, EBR Sports Clinic and EBR 21st Century STEM Camps to operate several of our elementary Summer Enrichment Camps across the school district. Students will experience daily academic engagement in mathematics and literacy in the morning and enrichment activities in the afternoon for an engaging day of learning, enrichment, and fun!

Purpose: To provide students with additional opportunities for learning and growing during the summer months.

Deadline to Sign Up: May 19th

Maximum Number of Participants: 450

Target Population: Incoming 6th – 8th grade students

Locations: Glasgow (Westdale), Glen Oaks (Istrouma), Northdale Academy

Transportation: See application for details.

MY SUMMER OF STRINGS (GRADES 5 - 12)

June 19 - June 29 | 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

FREE

Breakfast & Lunch

No Transportation

Description: Students will experience a wide range of engaging activities that reinforce and further students’ musical skills including chromatic notes, tuning with others, proper bowing, double stops, ear training, and pizzicato.

Purpose: To further students’ musical knowledge and skills in orchestra strings

Deadline to Sign Up: May 15th

Target Population: Incoming 5th – 12th grade students

Site: Tara

Summer Band Jam Camp '23 (Grades 6-12)

May 30 - June 29 | 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

FREE

Breakfast & Lunch

No Transportation

Description: Designed for students who have previous instruction in bad courses, both middle and high school. The session will provide a wide range of engaging activities to reinforce and further students’ musical skills. Activites will allow curious students to study topics in-depth by discovering  new concepts through musical play and exchanging ideas with their intellectual peers. Some activities include: proper mouth, hand, and body positioning; care of the instrument; more advanced rhythms; chromatic notes/rudiments; tuning with others; articulations/stickings/rhythms.

Purpose: To further students’ musical knowledge and skills within the framework of band music making.

Deadline to Sign Up: May 15th

Maximum Number of Participants: 60

Target Population: Incoming students in 6th – 12th grades

Site: Tara

SUMMER BAND CAMP WITH A JAZZY TWIST (GRADES 7 - 11)

June 19 - June 29 | 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

FREE

No Meals

No Transportation

Participants MUST participate in the morning Summer Band Jam Camp ’23 to attend the Jazzy Twist session.

Description: Designed for students who have previous instruction in band courses, both middle and high school. The session will provide a wide range of engaging activities which will reinforce and further our students’ musical skills. these activities will allow curious students to study topics in depth by discovering new concepts through musical play and exchanging ideas with their intellectual peers. Some activities include: proper mouth, hand, and body positioning; chromatic notes/rudiments/Jazz scales and chords; tuning with others; jazz articulations/sticking/rhythms; stage presence. 

Purpose: To further students’ musical knowledge and skills within the framework of band music making and within the jazz genre.

Deadline to Sign Up: May 15th

Maximum Number of Participants: 40

Target Population: Incoming 8th – 12th grade students with an interest in band 

Site: Tara

EBR MUSICAL THEATRE CAMP (GRADES 4 - 12)

May 30 - June 29 | 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

450

Breakfast & Lunch

No Transportation

Description: Students will experience specialized acting/music training that will be tailored to enhance the skills of students who truly have a love/interest in musical theatre.

Purpose: To cultivate professionalism in artistry among students interested in pursuing arts as a career.

Tuition Cost Breakdown: $50 Registration Fee + $400.00 Camp Tuition

Deadline to Sign Up: May 15th

Maximum Number of Participants: 80

Target Population: Students in 4th – 12th grades with an interest in musical theatre

Site: Tara

EBR VISUAL ARTS INTENSIVE (GRADES 4 - 12)

May 30 - June 29 | 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

475

Breakfast & Lunch

No Transportation

Description: The perfect way for children to create art, plan and execute an exhibition, and make new friends. Students explore a wide variety of genres and techniques, improve and learn new skills. Choose three of six classes offered: painting: watercolor, acrylic; drawing: graphite, pen and ink, mixed media; collage; and mixed media techniques. Students get executing a final exhibition of work.

Purpose: Explore new media and techniques and develop your artistic talent in the fun, engaging atmosphere of summer camp.

Tuition Cost Breakdown: $75 Registration Fee + $400.00 Camp Tuition

Deadline to Sign Up: May 15th

Maximum Number of Participants: 60

Target Population: Students in 4th – 12th grades with an interest in art

Site: Tara

EBR DANCE CAMP (GRADES 4 - 12)

May 30 - June 29 | 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

450

Breakfast & Lunch

No Transportation

Description: The perfect way to learn about dance, make new friends, and create lasting memories. Summer instructors introduce students to the rigor of High School & Collegiate Dance programs, field performance, parades, and more! Designed for movers of all levels, students get the opportunity to try a wide variety of styles: ballet, jazz, hip-hop, street styles, musical theater, lyrical, contemporary, creative movement, improv.

Purpose: Enhance a dance lover’s knowledge and appreciation in the Art of Dance through skilled based instruction.

Tuition Cost Breakdown: $50 Registration Fee + $400.00 Camp Tuition

Deadline to Sign Up: May 15th

Maximum Number of Participants: 60

Target Population: All students in 4th – 12th grades with an interest in dance

Site: Tara

LEAP REMEDIATION (GRADES 3 - 5)

June 12 - June 29 | 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

FREE

Breakfast & Lunch

Transportation Available

Description: Students will have two classes per day receiving instruction in English/language arts & math. Science and social studies content may be included as appropriate.

Purpose: Provide criteria-based summer remediation program that meets the requirements of Bulletin 1566 and offer high quality instruction to identified students.

Maximum Number of Participants: 850

Target Population: Elementary students in need of LEAP 2025 remediation

Sites: Several host sites

LEAP REMEDIATION (GRADES 6 - 8)

June 12 - June 29 | 7:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

FREE

Breakfast & Lunch

Transportation Available

Description: Students will have two classes per day receiving instruction in English/language arts & math. Science and social studies content may be included as appropriate.

Purpose: Provide criteria-based summer remediation program that meets the requirements of Bulletin 1566 and offer high quality instruction to identified students.

Maximum Number of Participants: 500

Target Population: Middle school students in need of LEAP 2025 remediation

Sites: Capitol Middle, Glasgow (Westdale), Park Forest, Southeast, Woodlawn Middle, Glen Oaks (Istrouma), Northeast High

LEAP REMEDIATION (GRADES 9 - 12)

June 12 - June 29 | 7:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

FREE

Breakfast & Lunch

Transportation Available

Description: High school students will use the Edgenuity platform’s blended course work materials for all core content areas. Students must attend eight days of instruction to receive credit, but students may retest only. high School students have two classes, some students may be able to attend half day depending on their LEAP testing requirement.

Purpose: Provide criteria-based summer remedeiation program that meets the requirements of Bulletin 1566 and offer high quality instructionto identified students.

Maximum Number of Participants: 600

Target Population: High school students in need of LEAP 2025 remediation

Sites: Woodlawn High, Scotlandville high, McKinley High (Tara), Northeast High, Glen Oaks (Istrouma), Belaire (Broadmoor)

Due to the potential for severe inclement weather, East Baton Rouge Parish Schools campuses and offices are closed Wednesday, April 10, 2024, and all activities will be canceled.

Please stay tuned for more information as it becomes available.