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Online Professional Learning and
Technical Assistance for
21st Century Community Learning Centers


Overview of Summer Learning

In this chapter, you will explore the meaning of “summer learning”; learn about summer learning loss; identify two benefits a summer learning program could create for the sites you serve; and identify four ways summer learning fits into your 21st CCLC program.

Planning for an Impactful Experience

In this chapter, you will identify important components for planning a successful summer learning program; describe different learning approaches for summer learning programs; and identify ways to recruit staff and students for your summer learning program.

The Continuous Improvement Process

In this chapter, you will define the continuous improvement process; begin to apply the cycle of continuous improvement to your summer learning program; identify the connection between setting goals, using a logic model and continuous improvement; and use a logic model to illustrate your summer learning plan.

Learn More Library

Visit the Learn More Library to find links to numerous external resources, including videos, lesson plans, publications and more.

My Notebook

Summer Learning

The Notebook is a useful way to jot down notes as you go through the various topics available on the You For Youth website. If you'd like to use the notebook, please sign in if you already have an account or register now to join the Y4Y community!