Summer is a critical time for students in their academic journeys. Students at all grade levels can digress up to two or three months in their academic skills due to a nonacademic summer. The following resources may help guide summer programming and help raise awareness for parents in order to prevent summer learning loss.

Resources*

Core Messages for Summer Learning Day and Grade-Level Reading (PDF)

Fun and Free Summer Learning Resources

Resources to Help Your Students Avoid Summer “Brain Drain”

Seize the Summer: Keep Kids Active and Engaged in Learning

Seven Ways to Prevent Summer Learning Loss

Keep Kids Active and Healthy During the Summer (PDF)

* Disclaimer: The resources provided deal with arts-related programming in general and certain practices may not be applicable to 21st Century Community Learning Centers. If you are unsure if a recommended practice is permissible, please contact your program officer at the Pennsylvania Department of Education.