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NOTE: All camps are Virtual, i.e., Distance Learning.                                                               


Extension of Anytime Anywhere Learning

As an Extension of Anytime, Anywhere Learning the Curriculum Department will offer content activities that are optional and will not be submitted; but will support students in the process of continuous learning. This program will be available for students from Pre-Kindergarten to 8th Grade. (A live link to the activities will be posted on June 8, 2020)

For more information contact: Chasiti McKissic, Director of Strategic School Support 


Early Childhood Summer School

Summer school opportunity for Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten English learners only. Students must have been identified as English Learners in the 2029-20 School year by their campus Language Proficiency Language Committee (LPAC). This program will take place Mondays through Thursdays starting June 8, 2020 to July 3, 2020 from 9a to 12p.


For more information contact: Helena Castanon Vargas  or Gloria Castillo

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Capacity: Capacity Based on the interest of qualified PK/K English Learners 


DHS Credit Recovery & Acceleration

For DeSoto High School students needing credit recovery or students that want to take acceleration courses. These courses will be facilitated in a virtual classroom setting. Courses will be offered Monday – Friday from 8:30 – Noon on June 8 -26, 2020. Students will be allowed to take 1 course (.5 credit). Once a payment has been submitted you will be contacted by a counselor to assist in scheduling a course in alignment with the students 4-year graduation plan. 


Courses Offered: 

English: English I, English II, English III, English IV (A & B) *

Math: Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, Pre-Cal (A & B) *

Science: Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Physics, and IPC (A & B) *

Social Studies: World Geography, World History, & US History (A&B) *

Government, Economics

Other: Professional Communication, Health

 *If a student has not taken the A section, the student will not be enrolled in the B section.


For more information contact: Lakendra Simon


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Capacity: 30 students per classroom


Advanced Academics Math Camp

High School students who are on the Math AP track and are doubling up in Math the 2020-2021 School Year. These students are taking (Pre-AP Geometry & Pre-AP Pre-Calculus) or (Pre-AP Pre-Calculus & AP Calculus AB) or (AP Calculus BC and AP Statistics). The course will be offered Monday – Thursday from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm on June 15–18, 2020, and June 22 – 25, 2020.

For more information contact:  Brian Beck-Smith  or Sonja Head


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Capacity: 100 students


G/T Engineering Camp

HAKing Innovation GT Engineering Camp is an enrichment opportunity for Middle Schools students entering 7th Grade. The course will be offered mornings on Monday – Thursday on June 8–11, 2020, and June 15 - 18, 2020.


For more information contact:  Nneka Mcgee, Director of Advanced Academics 


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Capacity: 20 students


A2E2 Summer Magnet Virtual Camps

Enrichment opportunities for Kindergarten to 11th-grade students in DeSoto ISD’s A2E2 program at Frank Moates Elementary, The Meadows Elementary, Woodridge Elementary, Ruby Young Elementary, McCowan Middle School, East Middle, and DeSoto High School The camps will be available between June 8 - 26, 2020. Times will vary by camp. 


For more information contact: Debbye Garner


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Capacity:  100


Rice University STEM Camp
*This camp has reached its capacity limit as of May 29, 2020.

A2E2 has an exciting online camp opportunity for our rising 8th through 12th-Grade students. The Dr. Richard A. Tapia Center, located within Rice University, has created a STEM camp that is designed to empower and motivate academically successful students who are passionate about their education. The Tapia Virtual Camp led by Rice University facilitators will enable participants to interact with both professors and graduate students. Each participant will receive an engineering box which will provide all materials needed for developing engineering projects. This STEM camp is a two-week opportunity that will begin on June 15 and run through July 2. Daily sessions begin at 10:00 a.m. and ends at 12:00 p.m.  Registration is limited to A2E2 students only.


For more information contact: Kenneth Miller


TSI Summer Bootcamp

Attention all rising 10th-grade parents and students. Are you looking for a summer learning program that works around your student's busy summer schedule of summer employment, family events, and athletic practices? A2E2 is offering a free, online, self-paced, College-Readiness Program prepared for your student’s summer schedule, June 8- July 9, 2020. This college-readiness program will guide students through a 3-step process, focusing on preparing each student to pass the TSI College Entrance Exam. This 3-step process will include a pre-skills assessment, 4 Reading/Writing or Math self-paced learning modules, and a post-skills assessment, all of which will be completed within a five-week timeframe.


For more information contact: Heidi Williams


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Capacity: 150 TSI Math, 150 TSI Reading


Sylvan Family Trivia Hour

Join us for our recurring fun and friendly virtual Family Trivia Hour every 1st and 3rd Saturday of the Summer.  The winning family will get Sylvan tokens as well as other rewards like FREE/Discounted Sylvan tutoring hour(s). Trivia Hour will be a team/family time where both parents and kids work together to figure out reading, science, history, and pop culture trivia. It’s a friendly competition and it is sure to be a great time for the whole family! Trivia hour is good for all ages.


For more information contact: Robin Johnson - FordLETS GEAR UP Program Director 


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Specialized select-enrollment programs:

The programs listed below are only open to students enrolled in the program. No registration is required and the site coordinator will reach out to individual students. 


Design Connect Create Girls Physics Camp

July 6 -10, 2020, 9a - 3p

Contact: Danielle Moore


ACE Virtual Summer Camp

June 8 - July 16, 2020, Monday - Friday 8a - 12p

Contact: Dolores Raivzee Bell


Princeton Review- ACT/SAT Self-Paced Test Course

Ongoing beginning June 8 throughout the 20-21 school year.

Contact:  Nathan Jenkins


Princeton Review- PSAT Fundamentals 

June 8th - 18th, 10 am - 12 pm

Contact:  Hadiyah Muhammad


SureScore - 8th grade College Prep Vocabulary & Algebra I Virtual Summer Camp

June 8th - 26th, Monday - Friday 9 am - 1 pm

Contact:  Gabrian King


The Millionaire's Club - A Playbook for Student-Athletes 

June 22 - 25, 2020, Monday - Thursday TBD

Contact:  Jereese Johnson


Early College High School Summer Bridge

June 15 - 18, 2020, 8am - 4pm

Contact: Cora Garner, ECHS Summer Bridge Coordinator or LaBotta Taylor, ECHS Principal
Registration information coming soon!