Virtual Backpack

ֱ’s Virtual Backpack provides an outlet for the district and community organizations to share events, activities and resources with our families in one easy to access location. Materials and/or activities below may not be sponsored by ֱ or its personnel.

Organizations wanting to add an item to the Virtual Backpack should review the proceduresԻBoard Policy 1520 prior to submitting requests as outlined.

Items that have expired or that are more than six months old will be removed to keep this page current. If items are removed, they may be resubmitted in alignment with the procedures above for review/consideration.


10% off school apparel at the Lettering Machine

-posted July 16, 2024

Get back-to-school ready with help from the Lettering Machine. Save 10% off school merchandise on all ֱ school sites with code ֱ10 at .


Taste of Wisconsin

Volunteers Needed for Taste of Wisconsin – July 26-28

-posted July 11, 2024

The Kiwanis Club of Western Wisconsin is looking for volunteers to make this year’s Taste of Wisconsin a success. The event will take place July 26-28 at Kenosha’s lakefront. They especially need volunteers at the following times:

  • Friday
    • 2:45-7 p.m.
  • Saturday
    • 10:45 a.m. – 3 p.m.
    • 3-7 p.m.
  • Sunday
    • 10:45 a.m. 3 p.m.
    • 3-7 p.m.

To volunteer, complete the and specify the time you are available, or let them know if you are open to any times they need. Your help is greatly appreciated!


Sylvan Learning Summer Programs

-posted July 11, 2024


Summer Youth Sailing Courses

-posted July 11, 2024

  • Grades 2-5 Youth Sailing Courses: We will teach your child how to sail in a small sailboat in the Kenosha Harbor. We want children to have fun and enjoy the summer while learning how to appreciate and be safe around water.
  • Grades 6-9 Tween Sailing Courses: Youth will develop confidence on & off the water, enhance their respect for water. and learn skills such as jibing, taking, steering, getting out of iron, points of sail, and safety procedures.
  • Grades 10-12 Teen Sailing Courses: Teens will learn about safety, boat parts, rigging, knots, sailing terminology, and points of sail. On-the-water instruction includes tacking and gybing, steering, boat balance, launching, docking, and capsize recovery.
  • June, July, and August sessions
  • More info: Youth Sailing Courses flyer (PDF)

National Night Out - Aug. 6

National Night Out – Aug. 6

-posted June 4, 2024

National Night Out is an annual community building campaign that promotes police and community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie. This year’s National Night Out event will take place on Tuesday, August 6, 2024 from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Families are invited to join us at one of the National Night Out locations for an evening of food, games, information and fun!

National Night Out (Noche Nacional) es una campaña anual de construcción comunitaria que promueve asociaciones entre la policía y la comunidad y la camaradería vecinal. Las familias están invitadas a unirse a nosotros en una de las ubicaciones ¡a continuación para una noche de comida, juegos, información y diversión!


Indian Trail Cheer Summer Youth Camp – July 31 – Aug. 2

-posted June 4, 2024

  • Learn Cheers, Dances, Tumbling, and Stunting for a Routine that will be performed on the final day during a Mock Cheer Competition/Parent Showcase.
  • ITHSA FIELDHOUSE
  • JULY 31 – AUGUST 2
  • 6-8 PM
  • BOYS & GIRLS GRADES K-6
  • 120 SPOTS AVAILABLE
  • PRICE: $50
    • Price Includes T-Shirt, Bow, Craft, and Snack.
    • Checks can be made out to Indian Trail Cheerleading and Dropped off to the Indian Trail Main office by June 20 to Guarantee a Spot and Registration!
  • Contact Head Coach Kayla Estevez for More Information: ithawkscheer@gmail.com
  • More info: Indian Trail Cheer Camp flyer

Indian Trail Football Youth Camp – July 25 & 26

-posted June 4, 2024


Kenosha Community Back to School Health Fair – Aug. 22

-posted June 4, 2024

  • Thursday, August 22
  • 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Brass Community School, 6400 15th Ave, Kenosha, WI 53143
  • Walk-In Children’s Back to School Immunizations
  • Backpacks and School Supplies
  • Meet Local Community Programs and Resources
  • More info: Health Fair flyer (PDF)

Girl Scouts

-posted June 4, 2024

  • Girls entering K5- 5th grade are welcome to join our summer community Troop 17268.
  • Woodhaven Resource Center, 2303 37th Street
  • Tuesdays 5:30-6:30 p.m.
  • June 18, July 16, August 20, September 17
  • Each meeting will have a summer fun theme. To ensure your girl has a positive experience, we encourage adults to engage in the program and assist the girls with activities.
  • More info: Girl Scouts flyer (PDF)

Dance for Hope Camp – July 27

-posted June 4, 2024

  • Join our Dance for Hope Camp, a dynamic dance convention-style event where proceeds from this exhilarating experience are dedicated to the American Cancer Society.
  • Ages 6-17
  • Boys and Girls Club Kenosha
  • $40 with Early Bird (Before June 2), $50 General Admission
  • More info:
  • Register:

Kenosha Storm Girl’s Lacrosse Clinic – June 25 – July 30

-posted May 28, 2024


Education Foundation of Kenosha Golf Outing - Aug. 12

Education Foundation of Kenosha Golf Outing – Aug. 12

-posted May 28, 2024

English:

The Education Foundation of Kenosha (EFK) is holding its 24th annual golf outing on August 12, 2024 at the Kenosha Country Club and is seeking support from the community and surrounding businesses. We are seeking donations, sponsorships and golfers for this annual fundraiser. The Education Foundation provides grants to local ֱ educators and student groups, for projects that enhance their learning but that are not covered under school budgets, as well as student scholarships for college.  Proceeds from the golf outing fund these grants and scholarships. Feel free to visit the  for more information!

Spanish:

La Fundación para la Educación de Kenosha (EFK) celebrará su 24.ª salida anual de golf el 12 de agosto de 2024 en el Kenosha Country Club y busca el apoyo de la comunidad y las empresas circundantes. Buscamos donaciones, patrocinios y golfistas para esta recaudación de fondos anual. La Education Foundation proporciona subvenciones a educadores y grupos de estudiantes locales de ֱ para proyectos que mejoran su aprendizaje pero que no están cubiertos por los presupuestos escolares, así como becas para estudiantes para la universidad. Las ganancias de la salida de golf financian estas subvenciones y becas. ¡No dudes en visitar para obtener más información!


Nike Basketball Camp at RecPlex – July 29 – Aug. 1

-posted May 13, 2024

oin us this summer to advance your individual and team play skills and make long-lasting friendships! Summer 2024 basketball camp will be held at the Pleasant Prairie RecPlex and will be directed by former UW-Whitewater Assistant Coach Lou Chapman.


Summer Art Camp at Anderson Arts Center – July 8-26

-posted April 30, 2024

  • $95 per weekly class
    • Week One (7/8-7/12): Funconventional & Nature’s Mosaics
    • Week Two (7/15-7/19): Story Circle
    • Week Three (7/22-7/26): Mindful Masterpieces
  • Classes are held at the Kemper Center Lake Front Campus in the Faulkner Building
  • Registration by June 14
  • More information: Summer Art Camp flyer (PDF)
  • Summer Art Camp registration form (PDF)

Mathnasium – join us this summer

-posted April 18, 2024

  • Epic Summer: Enjoy Mathnasium all summer. Schedule one-hour sessions anytime and get ready for the fall.
  • Core 24: Get going with 24, one-hour sessions to be used anytime during the summer.
  • Power 16: Avoid the summer slide with 16, one-hour sessions to be used anytime during the summer.
  • Mathnasium flyer – English
  • Mathnasium flyer – Spanish

Tri My Best Triathlon – Aug. 11

-posted April 18, 2024

A Triathlon for Children and Young Adults with Developmental Disabilities

This is a ‘swim/bike/run’ event for children (5 & up) and young adults with developmental disabilities including Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Muscular Dystrophy, global delays, etc. ALL abilities are welcome, including those that may require the use of flotation devices, adapted bikes, walkers, power wheelchairs, and other assistive devices. All athletes will be paired up with volunteers to encourage, assist and ensure safety.


Pre-College Camps at UW-Parkside

-posted April 10, 2024


Free Coloring Books from the Kenosha Fire Department

-posted March 22, 2024

The KFDiversity and Recruitment Committee invites elementary students to learn about becoming a professional firefighter through the exploration of these fun coloring books available in English and Spanish! Check them out and learn more about this rewarding career opportunity today.


Sylvan Learning Programs

-posted March 14, 2024


We’re Hiring Substitute Teachers

-posted Feb. 27, 2024

WE’RE HIRING! Make an impact today and join our ֱ family by becoming a Substitute Teacher.

  • DO YOU:
    • Want to help students succeed?
    • Have an associate or bachelor’s degree?
    • Enjoy a flexible schedule?
  • Apply today or contact subservices@kusd.edu for more information.

More information: Substitute Teacher flyer (PDF)


Early Head Start at KAC

-posted Jan. 29, 2024

Set the stage for your child’s learning journey before they enter school. You will receive:

  • Learning though play
  • Access to community resources
  • Fun family activities
  • Family goal setting and guidance
  • All services are provided free of charge!

Learn more: