SL: Program Examples

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Engaging Creative Minds' Summer STEAM Camp

Engaging Creative Minds' Summer STEAM Institute is a six week arts-integration camp for students in third through eighth grades.  The summer STEAM Institute’s primary goals are to prevent summer learning loss by closing the opportunity gap; to provide professional development for future teachers; to build relationships; and build capacity within districts.  ECM’s vision is that all summer programs across the state of South Carolina and beyond embrace arts integration as an effective teaching strategy for keeping kids engaged and having so much fun they don’t know they are learning

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PEACE Camp Environmental Program

A free summer learning program offered by the Port St. Lucie, Florida school district that engages children in environmental education.

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Investing in Summer Learning:  Voices from the Field

In-depth case studies of three California communities which decided to invest in summer programs.  The publication describes how the summer programs played out in different communities faced with different challenges and which focused on different opportunities.

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Power Scholars Academy

A collaboration between Bell Academy and the National YMCAs, this summer program blends rigorous, small-group academic instruction with high-quality camp-like enrichment and community engagement activities.  It focuses on students K-8 who are struggling academically and who lack access to summer learning opportunities in their community.

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