School Breaks & Extracurriculars

Breaks & Non-School Days

Fall Break Program 2021

The ESS Fall Break Program runs from Monday, October 4, 2021, thru Friday, October 15, 2021.

  • Registration deadline is Friday, September 17, 2021.  All registrations received after that date will be approved pending space availability and a $20.00 late registration fee.
  • ESS will be open daily from 6:00 am until 6:00 pm. 
  • If you wish to cancel any of the weeks you register for, you must do so one week prior to the week you are canceling or you will be responsible for 100 % of the weekly fees, whether or not your child attends.
  • Please send your child with water, lunch, and a morning snack daily. No Lunch will be provided for the Fall Break.
  • Cost is $150, per week for the 1st child. $135, per week, each older sibling.
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Fall Break Field Trips
Fall Break Field Trips

2021/2022 Break & Non-School Days

ESS will be open for the fall, winter, spring, and summer breaks!  During these breaks we offer several exciting and enriching activities throughout the day.  We also believe that children should have the opportunity to visit a variety of places and participate in various activities throughout San Diego County.  The cost of these trips is included as part of your weekly fees.   

Breaks are optional and must be signed up for separately.  You must sign up for the break seasons via your Eleyo account.  You may choose to use any or all sessions.  If you elect to attend any of the break sessions and then discover that you do not need them after all, you must contact the ESS Billing Department at the District Offices and cancel at least one week before the session starts to avoid being charged.  Informing the ESS site that you wish to cancel is not sufficient.

If you reserve your spot after sites are full, you will be put on a waiting list for spots as they become available. During the breaks, sites will be combined. Your ESS program may not be at your home site.

ESS will be open from 6 AM to 6 PM daily during the breaks.  Students from other areas/districts may attend the ESS program during break time.  Afternoon snacks will be provided daily.  Check with your Site Lead for more information on daily activities.

Effective June 21, 2021 through June 17, 2022
Includes all special assemblies and field trips. MUST pre-register and prepay on a bi-weekly basis. Fees are nonrefundable.

One Child$150 per week
Each Older Sibling$135 per week

Summer Break – June 21, 2021 – August 6, 2021

Fall Break – October 4, 2021 – October 15, 2021

ESS will be CLOSED for the Thanksgiving Break, Monday thru Friday, November 22 – 26.

ESS will be OPEN for the Winter Recess, December 27, 2021 – December 30, 2021.
ESS will be closed December 20-24 and Friday, December 31. No AM only or PM only rates available. 

Spring Break – April 4, 2022 – April 15, 2022 (ESS will be closed on Friday, April 15)

Extracurricular Activities

While at ESS, your child will have the opportunity to grow academically, socially, and physically.  ESS offers a wide variety of extracurricular activities for your child to participate in throughout the school year.

We offer academic competitions for children in grades 3rd through 6th to compete in.  These competitions include Challenge Math 24, Jeopardy (Social Sciences & Language Arts), and Speech.

Fifth grade ESS students will have the chance to experience JA BizTown ™.  This amazing program introduces students to economics and business through classroom instruction (provided by your ESS staff).  For one day the students become adults and operate a life-size  mini-municipality complete with a bank, City Hall, professional offices, radio station, T.V. station, businesses, a snack shop, and a community charity.  They become doctors, business managers, real-estate agents, philanthropists and accountants.  The JA BizTown ™ curriculum addresses the California State Standards and makes learning relevant for students.

4th – 6th graders will have the ability to compete in our Varsity Kickball Tournament that takes place in the Spring.  All students must have evidence of health insurance and exhibit good behavior to be a part of their ESS kickball team.  Students will travel by District bus to compete against other ESS teams.

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