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Summer Learning Week

Washington Celebrates Summer July 10-14

Join summer programs across Washington State and thousands across the country in a nationwide celebration of summer learning.

National Summer Learning Day is an opportunity to showcase your summer program and help spread awareness and enthusiasm around summer learning.This year, Washington is expanding to a week-long celebration of all things summer to show strong support for summer programming.

Help us show policymakers, parents, and the public how summer programs prevent learning loss and give kids the opportunity to have exciting and fun learning opportunities all year round!

Why Participate in Summer Learning Week?

An analysis of survey data released in 2010 by the Afterschool Alliance confirms that parents strongly support summer learning programs and more would participate in programs were available. National Summer Learning Day highlights this need and showcases the many great opportunities for summer learning nationwide.

The America After 3PM survey of 30,000 households found:

You can learn more about the importance of summer learning from this infographic (PDF) from the National Summer Learning Association.

How to Participate

Social Media Tips

Together we can spread the word about the importance of summer learning through social media. Here are some helpful tips and example posts you can use on social media!


Please contact Stephanie Lennon, Policy and Advocacy Coordinator, at slennon@schoolsoutwashington.org