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 COVID-19 memos can be found here, or visit COVID-19: What You Need To Know for current information on actions States/Territories are taking to address the COVID-19 pandemic; as well as advocacy, policy, and guidance documents for protecting public health and the economy.