Want to make reading a key part of your summer program? Read a Research in Brief from the National Summer Learning Association by clicking HERE.
Looking for a community partner to provide programming and/or instruction to your campers in art, math, science, acting, writing, etc.? Check out this listing of local enhancement programs that were funded in 2011 by the Summer Youth Program. They have the knowledge and skills you want at a price you can afford. But don't delay—contact them today! CLICK HERE
Indiana Afterschool Standards (PDF)
As you plan your summer program, we encourage you to consult the Indiana Afterschool Standards. These research-based standards, developed by the Indiana Afterschool Network, are designed to ensure quality in all youth development programming that occurs beyond the school day
GenerationOn, the youth division of Points of Light Institute, is the global youth service movement igniting the power of all kids to "Make Their Mark on the World." Their mission is to inspire, equip, and mobilize youth to take action that changes the world and themselves through service. Visit www.generationOn.org, to locate resources for kids, youth leaders, and organizations.
Looking for an affordable way to provide meals and snacks to young people participating in your summer program? Then check out this information on the Summer Food Service Program which provides eligible children and youth with FREE food during the summer months. CLICK HERE
40,000 Marion County Youth to Benefit From More Than $2.3 Million in Grants from SYPF