2021 Summer EdCamp

  • Summer EdCamp REGISTER NOW!

     

    Fun and Discovery for Kindergarten through 8th Grade!

    The same quality full-day program as KidZone but offered when school is not in session.
    Students engage in a variety of activities including arts & crafts, science experiments, building challenges and gross motor games.

     


    Available to Peoria Unified School District students ages 5+ that are entering Kindergarten through 8th grades in the 2021-2022 school year. 

     

    REGISTRATION FOR ALL LOCATIONS OF ED CAMP IS CURRENTLY FULL AND NEW REGISTRATIONS WILL BE PLACED ON A WAIT LIST



When and Where?

  • May 26 - July 28, 2021
    Monday-Friday, 6 a.m. – 6 p.m. 
    Available at Three Locations:

    • Desert Valley Elementary School, 12901 N. 63rd Ave. 
    • Foothills Elementary School, 15808 N. 63rd Ave. 
    • Frontier Elementary School, 21258 N. 81st Ave.

Registration

  • Registration is completed online.

    Follow Steps for Enrolling Your Child Online for step-by-step instructions.

     

    Parents/guardians need to read the 2021-22 KidZone Parent Handbook

    Prices: Range from $19 a day to $165 per week, depending on enrollment selection. All pricing listed in table below.

    • Spaced is limited.
    • Some schools fill quickly.
    • Registrations accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.
    • All dates and locations are subject to change.
    • All listed fees are proposed fees and are pending Peoria Unified School District Governing Board approval.
EdCamp Prices

Contact

Summer EdCamp FAQ

  • Who can participate?

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    Any student aged 5 years old and up, entering Kindergarten to 8th grade that is ENROLLED in a PUSD school for the 2021/ 2022 school year.

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  • How do I register?

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    Registration is completed online at www.peoriaunified.org/registeronline. You will create an account and go through the process of registering a “Contract” to be submitted for enrollment in a program.

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  • What are the hours and locations?

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    Our summer program runs Monday through Friday from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., except on noted holidays/closures. EdCamp sites are held at Desert Valley, Foothills, and Frontier Elementary. You will have the option to select the school of your choice.

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  • Is food provided or do I need to bring?

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    Breakfast, lunch, and a morning and afternoon snack are all included at no additional cost to all students, but a sack lunch is acceptable, and a water bottle is recommended. The very last week that camp is offered there is no cafeteria staff and a sack lunch will need to be brought in.

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  • What is the cost?

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    For ONE student the cost is $37 per day, or $165 per week if selecting the full 5-day week. For families with multiple children, the cost will be full price for the first child and a 15% discounted rate per child thereafter.

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  • When are payments due?

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    They are due every Friday for the following week of attendance. If a payment is late as of Monday, this could result in removal of your child from the roster for that week.

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  • Where do I pay my weekly payment?

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    You will receive an invoice to the email address on file which you can use the link provided in that email to take you to the online payment page. You can also log in to your Eleyo account to make a payment. For in person cash, check, debit card payments: You can make a payment at the KidZone office during open hours located at Desert Valley Elementary (63rd Ave. and Sweetwater), or at the Skyview Preschool office and the District office.

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  • Will there be field trips?

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    No. We will not be able to take off campus field trips this summer. However, we will still have Onsite vendors and events planned weekly at every summer EdCamp location.

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  • Can my student bring items from home?

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    No, it is not recommended that a child bring in any belongings as there will be plenty of things provided in each classroom for the child to do and play with, with the exception of lunches and water bottles.

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  • Does my child have to be a PUSD student?

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    Yes. All children attending Summer EdCamp must be currently enrolled in a PUSD elementary school for the upcoming year.

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  • How old does my child have to be?

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    All children attending Summer EdCamp must be at least 5 years old. In addition, children must be enrolled for Kindergarten-8th grade for the 2021-2022 school year.

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  • Is transportation provided for any children?

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    No, parents are responsible for providing transportation to and from Summer EdCamp.

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  • If my child misses a day due to illness or change in schedule, can I receive a refund for that day?

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    Refunds are only provided if two-weeks advanced noticed is given for missed days, or if needing to be out due to Covid related issues.

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  • Does my child need to be potty trained?

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    Yes. Our program is not licensed for diapering. All children must be potty trained.

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  • Can I have someone under the age of 18-years-old pick my child up from camp.

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    No. It is our policy that someone at least 18 years old signs children out of Summer EdCamp. In addition, they must be listed on the Emergency Blue Card and show proof of ID.

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  • How can I change my scheduled days?

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    The easiest way to do this is through your online Eleyo account, by selecting or removing days needing to change. You can also email the program facilitator for assistance. We do ask that any changes be done with advance notice, you have until Tuesday to make changes for the following week as we invoice on Wednesday for that next week.

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  • My child takes a daily medicine, is this allowed at the EdCamp location?

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    Yes, with a fully completed medicine consent form signed and provided to the site with the medication in an original labeled bottle.

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  • Is there any scholarships or assistance to families for help with the cost?

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    We do accept families on DES Assistance. A parent or guardian will need to notify their case worker to approve the site, then our office will contact the family with the Out of Pocket cost.

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  • Are there cleaning procedures in place?

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    Yes, there are specific cleaning procedures and schedule in place.

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  • How are classrooms broken into age groups?

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    It is based on enrollment but will typically be Kinder- 2nd grade in one room and 3rd and up in a separate classroom.

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  • What kinds of things will my child do/learn while at camp?

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    We will have weekly themes that the staff will plan around. A day might consist of the following: centers, group games, crafts, science experiments, weeklong projects, gross motor play, story time, quiet time, in house field trips/vendors, computer lab… and much more.

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  • What if my child attends a summer school program?

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    For students that will be attending the site’s summer school program, there will be a Half Day Rate option if needing care after the summer school class is over.

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  • How many children per classroom?

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    We are capping each class size at 25 students.

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  • Is there a discount for Peoria Unified School District staff?

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    Yes, the daily Summer rate is 15 per day.

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