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Summer Resources

Summer Learning Parent Guides

This Local Summer Programs Guide contains summer program information for children of all ages with varying interests within and around the Region 20 area. Web links for each summer program listed are included below.
This Local Summer Programs Guide contains resources & summer program information for children of all ages with varying interests within and around the Region 20 area that is specific for children, youth and adults with special needs. Web links for each summer program listed are included below.
This Summer Activities Guide contains activities and resources for all ages and covers a variety of topics. You can download the whole guide here or each individual guide by topic below.

Getting Started: Summer Learning is Important!

Summer Learning Web Links

 

Typing & Keyboarding Practice

Dance Mat Typing

Let's Go Typing Websites

Typing Games

Outdoor Activities

Summertime, Playtime
In a tightly scheduled world, the need for play has never been greater. This article guides  you to look at its benefits — and how to encourage it.

Keep Kids Active & Healthy During the Summer

Warm Weather Boredom Busters for Your Family

15 Beat the Heat Ideas for Outdoor Fun

PBS Explore the Outdoors

Best Free Apps that Take Kids from "Screen" to "Green"

Activities for Kids at Your Local Park

Family Education's 10 Hands-On Nature Activities for Kids

Nature Works Everywhere

Kids Gardening

Start with a Book: Summer Adventure Tracker
Read, talk, explore and learn all summer long in your own community!

Marathon Kids Walk and Talk Program
This summer, we invite you to take the Walk and Talk challenge. Walk a mile with your child and talk about a new topic each day. We’ll provide a special mileage log to track the distance you walk, along with 26 conversation starter cards—one for each mile. By the end of summer, you’ll have walked the distance of a marathon (26.2 miles), and have gotten to know your child a little better along the way.