$25 per session (4 week sessions)
This successful summer program prepares rising and repeating kindergartners for academic success. Through hands-on, experiential learning centers, students experience learning that is FUN! With art, music and movement, cooking, and reading readiness centers, Camp READY! builds pre-reading skills while also providing a safety net to allow children more time to continue motor, social and cognitive development. On average, LRC’s Camp READY! students demonstrate growth of seven months from pre- to post-assessment.
Program Goals: To build pre-reading and kindergarten readiness skills through experiential learning centers which include art, music and movement, cooking, and reading readiness
Who: Students entering or repeating Kindergarten
When: Four weeks during the summer months; Dates vary by site. (See below)
Where: Bartow, Frostproof, Ft. Meade, Haines City, Lake Wales, Lakeland (north & south), Winter Haven (two sites)
What: Awareness: 47 sounds; Vocabulary: Receptive and Expressive; Participation: Cooperative Learning Groups; Reinforcement: Following Directions
How: Highly-qualified teachers will lead the exciting parade of themed rich language-laden lessons with movement and music, color and art, taste and cooking, providing learning opportunities for parent involvement at camp and at home.
* Frostproof: June 6-29, Mon.-Thurs., 8AM-12PM
Frostproof Elementary, 118 3rd Street
* Ft. Meade: June 6-29, Mon.-Thurs. 8AM-12PM
Lewis Elementary, 115 S. Oak Street
* Lake Wales: June 6-29, Mon.-Thurs. 8 AM-12 PM
Polk Avenue Elementary, 110 E Polk Avenue
* Bartow: June 12-July 6, Mon.-Thurs. 8AM-12PM
Floral Avenue Elementary, 1530 S. Floral Avenue
* Haines City: June 12-July 6, Mon.-Thurs. 8AM-12PM
Eastside Elementary, 1820 E Johnson Avenue
* North Lakeland: July 5-28, Mon.-Fri. 8:30 AM-11:30 AM
Family Fundamentals, 1021 Lakeland Hills Blvd.
* South Lakeland: July 5-28, Mon.-Fri. 8:30 AM-11:30 AM
St. David’s Episcopal Church, 145 E. Edgewood Drive
* Winter Haven: July 5-28, Mon.-Fri. 9 AM-12 PM
All Saints Academy, 5001 FL-540
* Winter Haven: July 5-28, Mon.-Fri. 8:30 AM-11:30 AM
PEP Center, 203 Avenue R NE
Please note, there will be no camp on Tuesday, July 4.