Youth Programs

Elementary age children with model volcano

YOUTH LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES

Our youth education programs help parents further their education that strengthen the entire family.

Fall/Spring

El Buen Samaritano offers two youth programs, one for the fall and spring semesters. These programs are designed to improve academics, physical activity, nutrition and social and emotional learning. Children are provided healthy, nutritious meals every day during the program thanks to our partnership with Capital Area Food Bank.

After School Tutoring

For children ages 6 to 14
Time: 4:00-6:00 p.m.
Monday through Thursday

El Buen’s tutoring program provides tutoring and supplemental education services to students at various skill levels. Our goal is to improve student’s academic success by focusing on specialized areas that may need special attention. Children are required provide report cards throughout the program so we can monitor their progress.

Dedicated and caring tutors tailor individualized learning plans that build the skills, habits and attitudes students need to succeed in school and in life.

Tutoring instruction is available in math, reading, writing, study skills, homework help, test prep and comprehension. Healthy meals and food packages for the weekend are provided for each child provided through a partnership with the Capital Area Food Bank.

Evening Tutoring

For children ages 6 to 14
Time: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Monday through Thursday

This program is offered to provide children with a positive and safe environment to complete their homework and associate with their peers. Students are also engaged in mini lessons covering social and emotional learning, nutrition and physical activity throughout the semester. Healthy meals and food packages for the weekend are provided for each child thanks to a collaboration with the Capital Area Food Bank.

Parents must be enrolled in adult education classes and must remain on campus in order for their children to partake in this program. Parents have the options of attending Computer Literacy or ESL classes.

Summer

For children ages 5 to 12
Time: 9 a.m.  to 1 p.m.
June and July: Monday through Friday

Summer camp sessions are one hour of each: Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM), physical activity, lunch, and social and emotional learning. Children must qualify for free/reduced lunch to participate. Summer camps provide every child with a healthy, nutritious lunch four days a week prepared by our very own chefs and weekend food packages thanks to a partnership with the Capital Area Food Bank. Parents have the option of enrolling in Computer Literacy or ESL classes. Parents who are not attending adult education classes at El Buen are only able to choose one of the two summer camps offered for their children.

Camp NatureTech

Camp NatureTech revolves around a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) based curriculum. Weekly themes are introduced throughout the summer, including nature, dinosaurs and mammoths and astronomy. Each week will go into details of the theme and incorporate technology such as cameras, iPads and laptops to connect STEM professions to real-world applications in nature.

El Buen Samaritano’s summer camps also provide every child with a healthy, nutritious lunch four days a week prepared by our very own chefs.

Parents are able to choose one of the  two summer camps offered.

Camp SmART

Camp SmART is all about art projects that revolve around Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). Weekly themes are introduced throughout the summer, including theater, music and art. Each week will go in details of the theme and will incorporate technology such as cameras, iPads and laptops to connect STEM professions to real-world applications in different artistic platforms.

Evening STEAM Program

El Buen Samaritano’s Evening STEAM Program is designed for children ages 6 to 14. The program is offered to provide children with a positive and safe environment to interact with peers while being engaged in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math. This program also includes mini lessons revolved around social and emotional learning, nutrition, and physical activity.

Parents must be enrolled in adult education classes and remain on campus. Parents have the option of registering for and attending Computer Literacy or ESL classes.

Registration occurs three times per year in August, January and May. For more information, check this page frequently or call 512.439.0700.

If you have concerns about our services, please call the Client Rights Phone Line at 512.439.0735.