Preventing “Summer Slide” at Y Day Camp

June 6, 2017

Courtesy of Valley of the Sun YMCA

Keeping youth fully engaged throughout June, July and August can prevent what educators refer to as ’summer slide’. This common phenomenon refers to the loss of math and literacy skills when young minds are not engaged outside of school. In fact, youth can lose up to three months of these skills during the summer, which means their back-to-school performance is behind where they ended in the spring …

 

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