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Join LRC and All Saints Academy for weekly academic adventures at Camp Discovery!

Camp Discovery grants students entering first though fifth grade in Fall 2018 the opportunity to examine, inquire and create from the world around them through individual, week-long adventures. These science-themed camps also challenge students to use critical thinking, reading, writing, science and math skills, allowing them to gain and grow important skills in an effort to prevent summer learning loss.
Each week presents a new theme that is useful and relevant to students. The remaining two themes are listed below.
LRC Camp Discovery

Camp Themes

Week 3, June 18-22
Dream It, Build It, Win It– Create structures and devices with common and recycled materials for friendly competition.
Week 4, June 25-29
Game World– Design and play board games, carnival games, minute-to-win-it challenges and video games using Scratch and Hour of Code.
A new camp runs weekly, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at All Saints Academy located at 5001 State Road 540 in Winter Haven.
Select the dates your child would like to attend or register for both! The cost per week is $230.
To reserve your child’s place, don’t delay! Do so today by clicking: Summer Programs or call LRC at 863-688-9477 for more details and to learn about our sliding fee scale based on gross family income.

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Your elementary student can gain important skills in reading and math at LRC’s Super Summer Success. Keep kids learning over the summer with this program designed to build confident, successful students through time-tested best practices.

Offered to students who have completed either kindergarten, first, second, third, fourth or fifth grade, Super Summer Success helps students explore academics and the arts through interaction, review and hands-on, high-interest activities.
The program will return to South McKeel Academy in Lakeland on Monday, June 12-Thursday, June 29 from 8 a.m.-12 p.m., Monday-Thursday.
Students will be able to: explore math through writing and drawing, engage in cooking and creative art projects, share in read-and-respond activities, create make-and-take projects on key ideas and savor brain-healthy snacks to keep energy up.
The classes will be small and divided by level. The cost is $315 for the entire program. LRC also offers a sliding fee scale based on gross, annual household income.Super Summer Success Elementary Camp
To register, please visit LRC Polk-Super Summer Success. For more information, please call LRC at 863-688-9477.
If your child needs a little extra review this summer, Super Summer Success is the program for them!
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It has been shown that children can lose up to two months of essential math and reading skills during the summer months. At the Learning Resource Center, we offer quality summer learning opportunities so that students won’t lose the skills he or she worked hard at in school and to help #KeepKidsLearning.
If your child isn’t part of one of our summer programs, or even if they are, check out these 10 tips for parents to help keep your child’s mind active while school is out provided by the National Summer Learning Association.

10 Summer Learning Tips for Parents

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summer learning tips for parents
1. Read. Read. Read.
2. Have fun with numbers.
3.Turn off the TV! Turn off the screens!
4. Make art!
5. Experiment! Do science!
6. Eat smart. Eat healthy.
7. Get outside.
8. Go to a museum — again and again.
9. Read a poem.
10. Go to sleep.
Which strategies are already part of your child’s summer, and which do you plan to implement?

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Many people may think solely of younger ones when it comes to focusing on learning gains and healthy habits over the summer. While it is valuable for the younger youth, we can’t forget about tweens and teens. It is important to keep all students of all ages learning over the summer. At the Learning Resource Center, we also offer summer programs for older youth that include SAT Test Preparation, ACT Test Preparation, College Success Planning, Study Habits of Successful Students, and One-to-One Tutoring. In addition to our summer learning opportunities, check out these fantastic tips below provided by the National Summer Learning Association to help keep the tweens and teens in your life learning this season.

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Keep Kids Active and Healthy During the Summer

While we agree that it is important to #KeepKidsLearning over the summer, it is also necessary to note the importance of keeping kids active and healthy during the summer months. Without the structure and resources of the school year, children are at a greater risk of unhealthy habits during the summer months. Thanks to the National Summer Learning Association, here are nine ideas for keep kids both active and healthy this season.
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