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 us for our Summer Changes Everything™ 2018 national conference on summer learning in Kansas City, Missouri, November 12-14, 2018.

About Our National Conference

Who We Are. What We Believe.

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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 Day is a national advocacy day recognized to spread awareness about the importance of summer learning for our nation’s youth.

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.