National Summer Learning Association

Serving as a network hub for thousands of summer learning program providers and stakeholders across the country, the National Summer Learning Association offers tools, resources, and expertise to improve program quality, generate support, and increase youth access and participation.


The global youth service movement igniting the power of all kids to make their mark on the world. It is the youth division of Points of Light Institute. By partnering with teachers, parents, schools, community organizations, and businesses, generationOn gives kids the opportunity to see firsthand the issues in their communities and the tools and resources they need to respond and become part of the solution.

The Wallace Foundation

The Wallace Foundation seeks to better understand the impact of high-quality summer learning programs on disadvantaged children.

RI Office of Library & Information Services

Libraries and librarians are crucial to summer learning. Visit the RI Office of Library & Information Services to find out the programs offered by local libraries.

Other Resources

TIME Magazine article: “Summer Programs Keep Kids’ Minds Sharp”

Annie E. Casey Foundation report: Early Warning! Why Reading by the End of Third Grade Matters