Now accepting applications for the 2020 National Summer Learning Awards, sponsored by New York Life Foundation!

Each year, the National Summer Learning Association (NSLA) recognizes the outstanding work done during the summer months on behalf of our nation’s youth. If you have an exceptional summer program, model, or system that keeps children and youth learning, safe and healthy during the critical summer months, now’s your chance to enter. Applications are due by Wednesday, December 13, 2019 at 6:00 PM (ET)

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Our Vision

NSLA’s vision is that every child, regardless of zip code, grows and thrives every summer.

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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.