Summer Camps and Summer Learning Opportunities

As states shift their focus from the immediate emergency of COVID-19 school closures toward the reopening of schools and educational centers in the summer and fall, there has been growing interest in opening summer camps and summer schools to provide opportunities for students’ academic and social development. Taking stock of these early deliberations, this memo provides a brief overview of recent governor and state actions in this area as well as relevant resources for opening summer camps and providing other learning opportunities.

All NGA coronavirus memos can be found here, or visit Coronavirus: What You Need To Know for current information on the status of COVID-19 In The United States, a list of actions states/territories have taken to address both the public health and economic impacts, and policy resources.