Too many children in Philadelphia don't read enough—or at all—during the summer which causes them to lose months of valuable literacy skills. The Read by 4th initiative is asking camps throughout the city to incorporate literacy into their daily programming to help combat this "summer slide."
Participating camps will receive:
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We are also partnering with existing summer reading programs to be a part of the initiative, as we are all working toward the goal of providing children opportunities for reading and learning over the summer. If you are a reading program that does not need all of the support listed above, but would still like to be part of the initiative, email David Loeb at firstname.lastname@example.org