Community Youth Development at McAllen ISD

Community Youth Development Summer Camps
McAllen ISD is proud to offer Community Youth Development (CYD) Program Summer Camps virtually for Summer 2020.  We are happy to extend an invitation to all current CYD participants, as well as welcome new participants to our CYD family.
 
Participation Requirements:
  • Student must reside in the 78501 zip code
  • Student should be in grades 3 - 12th grade
  • Students interested in campus should have access to:
    • a device (Chromebook or iPad)
    • Internet
 
If you do not have access to either of these, please reach out to our McAllen ISD Student Outreach team at (956) 687-6473.
 
 

SUMMER SESSION 1:  JUNE 2020

Camp  Description Dates Eligibility Criteria Registration Link
The Virtual Canvas
The Virtual Canvas with Ms. Veronica Martinez:
Have a great time creating works of art alongside your 'virtual' classmates.  You will learn new skills, improve your current skills, and have tons of fun doing it! 
 
All supplies will be provided.
Session 1: 
June 1 - June 25
(Monday - Thursday)
Grades 3-4
Attending one of the following schools:
Wilson
Thigpen-Zavala
Alvarez
Fields
Jackson
Seguin
Milam 
McAuliffe 
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THIS CAMP
Hands on Reading
Hands on Reading with Ms. Elena Palacios:  
Bring reading to life as you dig into literature with our virtual classmates, and create fun arts and crafts to go along with the stories.  
 
All supplies will be provided.
Session 1: 
June 1 - June 25
(Monday - Thursday)
Grades 3-4
Attending one of the following schools:
Wilson
Thigpen-Zavala
Alvarez
Fields
Jackson
Seguin
Milam 
McAuliffe 
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THIS CAMP
Hands on Reading
Hands on Reading with Ms. Jennifer Han
Bring reading to life as you dig into literature with our virtual classmates, and create fun arts and crafts to go along with the stories.  
 
All supplies will be provided.
Session 1: 
June 1 - June 25
(Monday - Thursday)
Grades 4-5
Attending one of the following schools:
Wilson
Thigpen-Zavala
Alvarez
Fields
Jackson
Seguin
Milam 
McAuliffe 
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THIS CAMP
Hands on Reading Hands on Reading with Ms. Ruby Rivera
Bring reading to life as you dig into literature with our virtual classmates, and create fun arts and crafts to go along with the stories.  
 
All supplies will be provided.
Session 1: 
June 1 - June 25
(Monday - Thursday)
Grades 5-6
Attending one of the following schools:
Wilson
Thigpen-Zavala
Alvarez
Fields
Jackson
Seguin
Milam 
McAuliffe 
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THIS CAMP
Magical School Bus
Magical School Bus with Ms. Amanda Ybarra
Come travel with us!  We will take virtual trips all over and learn about people, places, and so much more!
 
All supplies will be provided. 
Session 1: 
June 1 - June 25
(Monday - Thursday)
Grades 3-5
Attending one of the following schools:
Wilson
Thigpen-Zavala
Alvarez
Fields
Jackson
Seguin
Milam 
McAuliffe 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THIS CAMP

Mentorship
Mentorship Program with Ms. Tracy Frey:   
Everyone needs a mentor.  This unique opportunity is an awesome opportunity for self-expression, learning, exploring, and building relationships.  All the while, you will have a great time creating all sorts of fun crafts!
 
All supplies will be provided. 
Session 1: 
June 8 - June 25
(Monday - Thursday)
Grades 6-12
Attending one of the following schools:
Travis Middle School
Cathey Middle School
DeLeon Middle School
Memorial High School
McAllen High School
Rowe High School
Achieve ECHS
Lamar Academy
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THIS CAMP
 

SUMMER SESSION 2:  JULY 2020

Camp  Description Dates Eligibility Criteria Registration Link
The Virtual Canvas
The Virtual Canvas with Ms. Veronica Martinez:
Have a great time creating works of art alongside your 'virtual' classmates.  You will learn new skills, improve your current skills, and have tons of fun doing it! 
 
All supplies will be provided.
Session 1: 
July 6 - July 30
(Monday - Thursday)
Grades 3-4
Attending one of the following schools:
Wilson
Thigpen-Zavala
Alvarez
Fields
Jackson
Seguin
Milam 
McAuliffe 
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THIS CAMP
Hands on Reading
Hands on Reading with Ms. Elena Palacios:  
Bring reading to life as you dig into literature with our virtual classmates, and create fun arts and crafts to go along with the stories.  
 
All supplies will be provided.
Session 1: 
July 6 - July 30
(Monday - Thursday)
Grades 3-4
Attending one of the following schools:
Wilson
Thigpen-Zavala
Alvarez
Fields
Jackson
Seguin
Milam 
McAuliffe 
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THIS CAMP
Hands on Reading
Hands on Reading with Ms. Jennifer Han
Bring reading to life as you dig into literature with our virtual classmates, and create fun arts and crafts to go along with the stories.  
 
All supplies will be provided.
Session 1: 
July 6 - July 30
(Monday - Thursday)
Grades 4-5
Attending one of the following schools:
Wilson
Thigpen-Zavala
Alvarez
Fields
Jackson
Seguin
Milam 
McAuliffe 
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THIS CAMP
Hands on Reading Hands on Reading with Ms. Ruby Rivera
Bring reading to life as you dig into literature with our virtual classmates, and create fun arts and crafts to go along with the stories.  
 
All supplies will be provided.
Session 1: 
July 6 - July 30
(Monday - Thursday)
Grades 5-6
Attending one of the following schools:
Wilson
Thigpen-Zavala
Alvarez
Fields
Jackson
Seguin
Milam 
McAuliffe 
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THIS CAMP
Magical School Bus
Magical School Bus with Ms. Amanda Ybarra
Come travel with us!  We will take virtual trips all over and learn about people, places, and so much more!
 
All supplies will be provided. 
Session 1: 
July 6 - July 30
(Monday - Thursday)
Grades 3-5
Attending one of the following schools:
Wilson
Thigpen-Zavala
Alvarez
Fields
Jackson
Seguin
Milam 
McAuliffe 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THIS CAMP

Mentorship
Mentorship Program with Ms. Tracy Frey:   
Everyone needs a mentor.  This unique opportunity is an awesome opportunity for self-expression, learning, exploring, and building relationships.  All the while, you will have a great time creating all sorts of fun crafts!
 
All supplies will be provided. 
Session 1: 
July 6 - July 30
(Monday - Thursday)
Grades 6-12
Attending one of the following schools:
Travis Middle School
Cathey Middle School
DeLeon Middle School
Memorial High School
McAllen High School
Rowe High School
Achieve ECHS
Lamar Academy
  CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THIS CAMP
Meet our CYD Summer Team!
 
Ms. T. Frey        Ms. J. Han       Ms. M. Palacios         Ms. A. Ybarra        Ms. R. Rivera
  Ms. T. Frey            Ms. J. Han        Ms. M. Palacios        Ms. A. Ybarra           Ms. R. Rivera
 
 Ms. J. Torres
 Ms. J. Torres
     Grant Specialist