Mark your calendars: Summer Learning Day is June 21!

Summer Learning Day logoOrganized by the National Summer Learning Association, Summer Learning Day (June 21, 2103) is a national advocacy day to spread awareness about the importance of summer learning for our nation’s youth in helping close the achievement gap and support healthy development in communities all across the country.

Summer Learning Day is supported by elected officials and policymakers, public agencies, nonprofit organizations, schools, universities, museums, libraries, and summer camps across the country. Whether you’re a community, summer program, school, or parent, there are many ways to celebrate Summer Learning Day!

Visit the “Ways to Celebrate” webpage to learn how you can …

What are YOUR kids doing this summer? Youth Volunteer Corps offers ways to make a difference!

Youth Volunteer Corps logoHanging out by the pool, sleeping late and heading to the mall are all fun ways to spend the summer! But, in addition to all of that fun, why not help your kids volunteer some of their free time to important programs across the country through the Youth Volunteer Corps?

It’s easy! Find your local YVC affiliate and visit their website to learn more about summer programs in your area. If there is not currently a YVC in your area, you can even start one. YVC is an affiliate-based model, meaning that each local YVC Affiliate is responsible for its …