Campus Connection

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Orcutt Union School District provides child care programs that could meet your needs!

Campus Connection Overview

Campus Connection Program
Care is available on a first-come/first-enrolled basis. Due to high enrollment, time slots may not be available. It is best to enroll as soon as possible.
During the school year, care is available before school and then from dismissal time until 5:30 pm at each of our elementary locations
Students attend child care at their school site
Meals, activities, and homework time are incorporated in a family-like, nurturing environment
Winter, spring, and summer break camps are also available
All new students as well as currently enrolled students will need to enroll yearly for the Campus Connection Program
For more information, please call (805) 938-8950 or email ousdchildcare@orcutt-schools.net
Child Care is available at $4.50 per hour for one child and $4.00 per hour for siblings.

New state funding (ELOP) allows families who currently qualify for free and reduced meals, are experiencing housing instability, are English learners, or are in the foster or migrant education programs to participate at no cost.
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Expanded Learning Opportunities Program (ELOP)

Expanded learning means before school, after school, summer, or intersession learning programs that focus on developing the academic, social, emotional, and physical needs and interests of pupils through hands-on, engaging learning experiences.

Orcutt Union School District is pleased to announce opportunities for no cost child care and expanded learning for TK-6th grade students! New state funding (ELOP) will allow families that qualify to participate in the Campus Connection Program at no cost. This funding will also allow OUSD to enhance the experience for ALL students enrolled in the child care program.

The program is provided by our Campus Connection Staff and will be offered at all OUSD elementary school sites. A healthy meal(s), education, literacy, physical activities, and enrichment elements are all part of the program.

The primary goal of the Expanded Learning Opportunities Program in OUSD is academic support, enrichment, and connections for students beyond the regular school day.

Summer Programs

Click on the date range below to find out more information about each summer program.

June 13-July 8
ELOP Summer School Program and Child Care
Registration closes on May 13th
Grades 1 – 6 in 2022-23
8:30 am – 5:30 pm
Patterson Road School
This four week summer program includes Summer School each morning from 8:30-12:30 at Ralph Dunlap or Patterson Road. Students attending Summer School at Ralph Dunlap will be bussed to Patterson Road for the Child Care portion of the day, which is held from 12:30-5:30.
A prepackaged breakfast will be served at the Summer School morning recess and for those staying after school at Patterson Road, a prepackaged lunch will be offered.
If you would like to register for this ELOP Summer Child Care Session, you are required to enroll your child in Summer School as well. If you have not already registered, please sign up through ParentSquare using the link below OR click the ‘Summer School Registration’ button.

If you already have a ParentSquare account, click HERE to register.

Child care is available at $4.50 per hour for one child and $4.00 per hour for siblings.

New state funding (ELOP) allows families who currently qualify for free and reduced meals, are experiencing housing instability, are English learners, or are in the foster or migrant education programs to participate at no cost. To see if you qualify for this no cost child care opportunity for the summer program, click here (English version or Spanish version) to fill out the application. Once completed, please email the form to Marianne Heuchert at mheuchert@orcutt-schools.net or bring the form to the district office located at 500 Dyer Street. If you have any questions, please contact Campus Connection at (805) 938-8950 or ousdchildcare@orcutt-schools.net.

July 11-July 29
Campus Connection Summer Camp
Grades 1 – 6 in 2022-23
7:00 am – 5:30 pm (Monday – Friday)
Patterson Road School
Summer camp fees are $4.50 per hour for one child and $4.00 per hour for siblings.
There is a 20 hour per week minimum for this session of summer programming.
Please provide a snack and a sack lunch for your child.
July 25-August 5
ELOP Summer School TK/K Jump Start Program and Child Care
Grades TK and K in 2022-23
8:30 am – 5:30 pm
Joe Nightingale School
This two week program includes the Summer School Jump Start Program from 8:30-12:30.
The Campus Connection Child Care portion immediately following, runs from 12:30-5:30.
If you would like to register for the TK/K ELOP Child Care Program (7/25/22 – 8/5/22), you are required to enroll your child in the TK/K Jump Start Summer School as well. If you have not already registered, please sign up through ParentSquare using the link below OR click the ‘TK/K Jump Start Summer School Registration’ button.

If you already have a ParentSquare account, click HERE to register.

Child Care is available at $4.50 per hour for one child and $4.00 per hour for siblings.

New state funding (ELOP) allows families who currently qualify for free and reduced meals, are experiencing housing instability, are English learners, or are in the foster or migrant education programs to participate at no cost. To see if you qualify for this no cost child care opportunity for the summer program, click here (English version or Spanish version) to fill out the application. Once completed, please email the form to Marianne Heuchert at mheuchert@orcutt-schools.net or bring the form to the district office located at 500 Dyer Street. If you have any questions, please contact Campus Connection at (805) 938-8950 or ousdchildcare@orcutt-schools.net

Registration

Before enrolling your child in Campus Connection, we ask that you first read our Parent Handbook and Parent Contract to learn more about our program. You will find information about scheduling and billing protocols, as well as our rules and policies and other important information.

New Campus Connection Enrollment

For new families joining Campus Connection please click the link that corresponds with your child’s HOME SCHOOL to begin registration.

Once enrolled, registration fees will be added to your account during the first billing cycle (if applicable). Please remember that this enrollment process is first come/first served.

Need to re-register your student(s)?

For families returning to Campus Connection, please click the MyProCare image below to re-register your child. You will need to use the same email address you used previously for Campus Connection.

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Trouble finding available programs in MyProCare?

Once logged in to MyProCare, click the ‘Menu’ link in the top left corner and choose ‘Registration’ from the left navigation bar. This will show a list of programs available.

If you have any questions, please contact Campus Connection at (805) 938-8950 or ousdchildcare@orcutt-schools.net

Campus Connection Staff

Pam English, Director
(805)938-8950, penglish@orcutt-schools.net

Alex Simkins, Office Assistant
(805)938-8952, asimkins@orcutt-schools.net

LuAnn Ames, Coordinator – Pine Grove School
(805)938-8848, lames@orcutt-schools.net

Char Lara, Coordinator – Patterson Road School
(805) 938-8798, clara@orcutt-schools.net

Shirley Juarez, Coordinator – Joe Nightingale School
(805) 938-8670, sjuarez@orcutt-schools.net

Jenifer Roberts, Coordinator – Alice Shaw School
(805) 938-8898, jroberts@orcutt-schools.net

Megan Tidd, Coordinator – Ralph Dunlap School
(805) 938-8548mtidd@orcutt-schools.net   

Our Vision

  • As the heart of the communities we serve, the Orcutt Union School District will foster high levels of student success through multiple pathways of learning. Our highly trained, dedicated staff will offer all students a world-class education, that leads the way in innovation and creativity, and will be known for its caring, collaborative and inclusive culture.​

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