Summer time in the age of the pandemic can be a time for learning and growth thanks to an array of virtual courses the El Paso Independent School District is offering students as part of its Summer Enrichment Camp.
“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.”
According to EPISD officials, district personnel will begin offering hundreds of courses aimed at helping students continue their academic and personal journeys during the summer break.
The week-long 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 via the Summer Enrichment Camp website. The Camp will run from June 1 to July 3.
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