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Learning Resource Center's Camp READY! 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 & Where: Four weeks during the summer months; Dates vary by site. Please see below.
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.
Cost: $25.00 (Scholarships available
* Frostproof: June 6-29, Mon.-Thurs., 8 AM-12 PM, Frostproof Elementary School (118 3rd Street)
* Ft. Meade: June 6-30, Mon.-Thurs., 8 AM-12 PM, Lewis Elementary School (115 S. Oak Street)
* Lake Wales: June 6-30, Mon.-Fri., 8:30 AM-11:30 AM, Mary Norma Campbell Center (2226 Karen St.)
* Lake Wales: June 6-30, Mon.-Thurs., 8 AM-12 PM, Polk Avenue Elementary (110 E Polk Avenue)
* Haines City: June 12-July 7, Site Pending
* Mulberry: June 12-July 7, 8:30 -11:30 AM, RCMA Campus (4441 Academy Drive)
* North Lakeland: July 5-28, Mon.-Fri., 8:30-11:30 AM, Family Fundamentals (1021 Lakeland Hills Blvd.)
* South Lakeland: July 5-28, Mon.-Fri., 8:30-11:30 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., 8:30-11:30 AM, PEP Center (203 Ave. R NE)
If you're interested in registering or learning more, please visit lrcpolk.com/programs/camp-ready, call LRC at 863-688-9477 or stop by the office located at 1628 South Florida Avenue in Lakeland.