Expanded learning Programs INTEREST FORM: 2023-24 Before & After School Programs

Extended Learning

Expanded Learning Opportunities Program

The Escondido Union School District is committed to actualizing the unlimited potential of every learner. In support of this vision, EUSD is excited to offer a robust, student-centered Expanded Learning Program at all 23 in-person schools. This program includes:

  • Before- and after-school programs

  • After-school enrichment classes

  • Intersession and camp programs

  • Summer program

Our Expanded Learning Program utilizes After School Education and Safety (ASES) and Expanded Learning Opportunities Program (ELO-P) funds to create a single comprehensive program, serving Transitional Kindergarten through 8th-grade EUSD students.

Expanded Learning Opportunities Program Plan Guide (PDF)

The Extended Learning Program is part of the Extended Learning, Intervention, and Enrichment department.

To learn more about the program, view this presentation.:

To learn more about our program, watch this video from the SDCOE highlighting our Expanded Learning Program.

Rick Oser

Shannon Fralish

Jo-Ann Fox
Project Specialist III
760-432-2400 ex 10235

Rachel Lopez
Secretary II

Art Fuentes
Secretary I

Before and After School Programs

How to Apply

There is no cost to families to participate in any of EUSD’s before or after school programs or classes. 

EUSD’s Expanded Learning Program is available to students in TK through 8th grade who attend in-person schools, and enrollment is subject to capacity. Interested families must complete the EUSD Expanded Learning Program Interest Form (2023-24 Interest Form - Before/After School Programs (Google Form)). If demand exceeds capacity, students will be added to the waitlist until space is available. 

Expanded Learning Programs INTEREST FORM: 2023-24 Before & After School Programs

All programs/classes that happen before or after school are part of Expanded Learning Opportunities Program (ELO-P) and After School Education and Safety (ASES) grant.

* All programs that support students during the day or for special populations such as GATE, are part of Extended Learning, Intervention and Enrichment.

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The before school program operates from 6:30 a.m. until the morning bell rings.

The after school program operates from the dismissal bell until 6:00 p.m.

These programs are available every school day. The intent of the program is for students to attend daily for the full day.


A before and after school program is offered at all schools by the following providers:

  • Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego

  • Champions

  • City of Escondido

  • YMCA of San Diego County

After School Enrichment Classes

Each school also has a menu of teacher-led after school enrichment classes for students to participate. After school enrichment opportunities include: 

  • Dance 

  • STEM

  • Visual Arts

  • Theater

  • Cooking

  • Sports

  • Math and English Language Arts Tutoring

  • Gardening

  • Yoga

  • Creative Writing

  • Music

  • Choir

  • Broadcast

  • And more!

Contact your child's school to learn more about each school's program.

In addition to EUSD certificated staff teaching our enrichment classes, we partner with professional vendors to bring programs to our students. Our 2022/23 partners included:

  • A Step Beyond

  • Boys & Girls Clubs Sports Leagues

  • Center Stage Productions

  • Cre8 Art

  • Cuyamaca Outdoor School (SDCOE)

  • Dance to Evolve

  • Elite Gaming Academy / eSports

  • FIRST LEGO League

  • Tradición Mexicana ballet folklorico

  • Girls on the Run

  • Girls Inc.

  • Grupo Folklorico Tapatio dance

  • Mad Science

  • Hermanitas

  • Mathnasium

  • Monart School of Art

  • Pley Sports

  • San Diego Children's Discovery Museum

  • SEACAMP San Diego

  • Treobytes

  • Trinity Theatre

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Two student holding their artwork


6th Grade Camp

EUSD is thrilled to offer a 5-day/4-night camp experience for our 6th grade students. This experience will provide our students with hands-on learning opportunities in the great outdoors and memories that last a lifetime.   

  • When: Monday, March 25th through Friday, March 29th.

  • Where: Camp Cuyamaca, which is part of San Diego County Office of Education's (SDCOE) Outdoor Learning Program. Located in Descanso, CA.

  • How: EUSD will cover ALL tuition and transportation costs.  The camp is offered at no cost to families.   

  • What: The camp activities include hands-on learning related to the outdoors. The SDCOE team (teachers and staff) guides students through experiential learning in a meaningful, memorable, and fun manner.  The camp activities and overnight experience has a positive impact on the way students view science and themselves as learners. Students stay in cabins and all meals are included.  

  • Who: This program is for EUSD 6th graders only. EUSD staff will chaperone students during camp including riding with them on the buses. 

Interested families need to complete this interest survey (Google Form) (not open currently).  Space is limited.  In addition, families of students who are selected must complete the SDCOE 6th Grade Camp Application to secure their student's participation. 

For specific information regarding Sixth Grade Camp, families can click on the following link to review the Camp Information Parent Meeting (PDF). This information is from 2022-23 school year.

For even more information please visit

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Summer Program

EUSD is happy to provide a Summer Program each summer for incoming students in kinder-8th grade. Summer programs will include a 9-hour day which includes both an academic and enrichment program for students in:

  • Elementary (incoming kindergarten through fifth grades) and middle school (incoming 6th-8th grades)

  • Elementary (incoming 3rd-5th grades) GATE field experience option

  • Special Education Extended School Year (preschool through incoming eighth grade) and separate class (incoming kindergarten through fifth grade) choices as well.