Our Vision

NSLA’s vision is that all children and youth have access to high-quality summer learning experiences to help them succeed in college, career, and life.

The opportunities for enriching summer experiences, healthy meals, a first job, and more, open endless possibilities and doors to brighter futures for America’s young people.

About NSLA

Join NSLA for Summer Program Planning Tools You Can Use Now, a new webinar series beginning Wednesday, February 27, 2019 with Getting to Work on Summer Learning & Summer Learning Toolkit co-hosted with National Afterschool Association.

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Save The Date!

Summer Learning Week: July 8-13

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We offer in-depth guides and resources, and can provide your next staff training, conduct a community landscape assessment or an evaluation of your program’s quality.

Programs & Events

National Summer Learning Week is a celebration dedicated to advocacy and awareness aimed at elevating the importance of keeping kids learning, safe, and healthy every summer, ensuring they return to school in the fall ready to succeed in the year.

Research & Policy

NSLA tracks and responds to policy issues that affect summer opportunities at the federal, state, and local levels, with the goal of ensuring high-quality summer learning opportunities reach as many youth as possible.