Parents / Guardians

Many of our campers are from out of the local area. If you will be in town in support of your student attending EPIC, we would like to suggest some things for you to do during the week.


Things to do at Cal Poly

During the EPIC camp, your student will get the College of Engineering tour and will be shown around the Cal Poly campus. If you would like to set up your own campus or dorm tour, please visit the Cal Poly Admissions website to sign up The tours and admissions presentations are offered daily, M-F. Please visit the College of Engineering at to arrange for an engineering tour. 
Cal Poly Entrance

Things to do around the area

Visit for information about San Luis Obispo and things to do in the area. San Luis Obispo is rated one of the top 10 places to live by U.S. News and World Report, and it's a popular tourist destination. Just recently San Luis Obispo was part of the USA Today and Rand McNally's Best of the Road competition across the US. SLO was named one of the friendliest towns in America. In addition to the charm of downtown SLO, we have many wonderful beach communities and local vineyards. Check out Farmer's Market in SLO on Thursday night for street-side BBQ's, local produce and entertainment. If you are still in town on Friday night, the Avila Beach Fish and Farmer's market is another opportunity to experience the local community.

Avila beach