Preventing Summer Learning Loss

Summer doesn’t have to mean learning loss. It can be a time of powerful learning for children if we ensure that there are many learning activities to engage them in. With or without a formal school based summer learning program or summer camp, the ideas below are simple yet important experiences that can lead to a love of learning and a growing vocabulary, both crucial for academic success.

The Families That Can’t Afford Summer

The New York Times published a great piece about the difficulties of working families finding quality summer programs for kids, and the impact lack of access to those programs has on kids.

San Francisco Summer Resource Fair

San Francisco Summer Resource Fair

At the Summer Resource Fair, families can meet representatives from more than 200 organizations that provide summer camps and classes. Come and find some fun things for your kids to do over the summer months at this free event.

A Time to Learn, A Time to Grow | Public Agenda

Drawing on 1,200 interviews with California parents, A Time to Learn, A Time to Grow, looks at the disconnect between the summer activities that parents seek for their children and what they are able to find.