Summer Learning Series and Resources

Jump into summer learning!  See below for summer program design resources.

2022 Summer Learning Series Session 1

Effective Practices 101—Learn the basics of Summer Learning Effective Practices and how to incorporate them into your summer program planning

This training is partially funded with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education using federal funding, CFDA 84.287, 21st Century Community Learning Centers. This program does not necessarily represent the policy of the federal or state government and you should not assume endorsement.

Summer Learning Series Session 2

Deeper Dive: Partnerships and Program Design—Take a closer look at your program design and how to build intentionally designed summer programs through partnership


 Evidence-based Considerations for Covid-19 reopening and Recovery Planning: Summer Learning with Academic and Non-Academic Activities. The Wallace Foundation, 2021.

Getting to Work on Summer Learning. Rand Corporation, 2018.

Investing in Successful Summer Programs: A Review of Evidence Under The Every Student Succeeds Act. Rand Corporation, 2019.

A Summer for Learning and Recovery. Afterschool Alliance, 2021.

Summer Learning and Enrichment Collaborative. Working Together: Recruiting, Training, and Supporting Staff Members for Impactful Summer Learning. 2021.

Summer Learning Toolkit.  The Wallace Foundation, 2021.


Program Design Template Examples

Beyond the Bell Toolkit.  Tool 42: Summer Program Schedule.

• Boston YMCA Site Schedule

Example from session 2