Summer Academy

Summer Academy starts June 12th!

Sign up today!! Limited space 

Lasaca, Inc. is excited to announce registration is open for the Summer Academy at the Roosevelt Center in Elkhart. This program is offered from June 12th to July 24th** and is free for students 10-18 years old. 

Breakfast and Lunch are provided to students. Morning classes are 9am to 3pm and evening classes are 5pm to 8:30pm.

To secure your spot, you will need to complete the registration form before May 18th. 

Activities offered:

  • Nutrition
  • Choir
  • Radio/Recording
  • Drumming
  • Photography
  • Fishing
  • Hip-Hop Dance
  • Financial Fitness
  • Basketball – Girls and Boys
  • Drama
  • Gymnastics 
  • Art
  • and more!

All activities are subject to availability and age restrictions per volunteer request.

For more information, please contact Pam McGregor at 574-522-2874 x52 or pam.mcgregor@lacasainc.net

**The Summer Academy will be closed on July 4th and 5th and no classes will be provided.

Volunteers needed!

Summer Academy at the Roosevelt Center in Elkhart will be offered from June 12th to July 24th and is free for students 10-18 years old. Instructors will lead the classes and additional volunteers are needed to assist in sessions for: Nutrition, Choir, Radio/Recording, Drumming, Photography, Fishing, Hip-Hop Dance, Financial Fitness, Basketball – Girls and Boys, Drama, Gymnastics, and Art!

If you are interested in volunteering, please click here to sign up.

Thank you to our sponsors for the Summer Academy:

About the Summer Academy:

Founded in 2009, the Historic Roosevelt Summer Academy provides summer courses in various areas of arts and culture. These classes are taught by community volunteers and are free to all participants in elementary to high school.  

Summer Academy provides artistic and cultural opportunities for those who may not otherwise have access, whether due to economic challenges or otherwise. Instilling a sense of ownership of the world around them, participants are encouraged to recognize the accountability this ownership brings. Many past participants have gone on the use skills learned through attending Summer Academy classes with other organizations.

Summer Academy Schedule

Monday:

Peace Program – 9:30am – 11:30am & 12:00pm – 2:00pm
Gymnastics – 1:30pm – 2:30pm & 3:30pm – 3:30pm
Drumming – 4:00pm – 5:30pm
Elementary Basketball – 5:00pm – 7:00pm
Choir – 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Tuesday:

Podcast/Radio/DJ – 9:00am – 11:30am & 12:00pm – 3:00pm
Hip Hop Dance – 9:30am – 11:00am
Nutrition Club – 10:00am – 11:00am
Drama – 1:30pm – 3:30pm
High School Basketball – Girls – 5:00pm – 6:00pm
High School Basketball – Boys – 6:30pm – 7:30pm

Wednesday:

Podcast/Radio/DJ – 9:00am – 11:30am & 12:00pm – 3:00pm
Financial Fitness – 9:00am – 11:00am
Fishing with Fathers – 1:30pm – 3:00pm
Elementary Basketball – 5:00pm – 7:00pm

Thursday:

Hip Hop Dance – 9:30am – 11:00am
Nutrition Club – 10:00am – 11:00am
Photography – 12:00pm – 1:30pm
Drama – 1:30pm – 3:30pm
High School Basketball – Girls – 5:00pm – 6:00pm
High School Basketball – Boys – 6:30pm – 7:30pm

Friday:

Photography – 9:00am – 10:30am & 12:00pm – 1:30pm
Art – 9:00am – 10:00am & 10:30am – 11:00am
Story Time – 10:30am – 11:15am
Gymnastics – 1:30pm – 2:30pm & 3:30pm – 3:30pm
Drumming – 2:00pm – 3:30pm
Studio Production – 4:00pm – 8:30pm

Lacasa is nationally recognized by NeighborWorks America as an "Exemplary" organization. Lacasa actively provides personal empowerment, family stability, and neighborhood vitality in Elkhart County. Join us as we advance our legacy of community impact and building strong foundations for everyone.

Lacasa is nationally recognized by NeighborWorks America as an "Exemplary" organization. Lacasa actively works to provide personal empowerment, family stability, and neighborhood vitality for everyone. Join us as we advance our legacy of community impact in Elkhart County.