National Summer Learning Week: July 15-19, 2024

National Summer Learning Week is a celebration dedicated to elevating the importance of summer learning! Let's work together to keep kids safe and healthy every summer, and ensure they return to school ready to succeed!

We have transformed our annual national awareness day into a week-long celebration of the awesome power of summer learning through five unique themes. Scroll down to discover helpful resources, insights on our new themes, and ways you can join the celebration on social media!

We encourage families to participate by visiting DiscoverSummer.org where they can can discover summer programs and new summer learning resources.

2024 Summer Learning Week Themes:

  • Literacy &Learning
  • Arts
  • Wellness, Health, & Sports
  • STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math)
  • Community & Leadership
A special message from U.S. Secretary of Education, Miguel A. Cardona

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Programs Toolkit

NSLA has created Social Media copy and graphics, sample proclamation language, and flyers. We've also gathered resources from Mizzen by Mott and The Wallace Foundation. Visit the page for the full list of resources including research studies and data or download the toolkit here.

Family Resources

DiscoverSummer.orgis your family's stop to find summer programs and resources. NSLA and our partners have also created aFamily Resource Guidewith additional tips, insights and resources.

Special thanks to our 2024 NYLI Sponsors & Program Partners for their investment in our young people and generosity in our mission.

2024 National Summer Learning Week Sponsors:

  • New York Life Foundation
  • STEM Next Opportunity Fund (Officially STEM)
  • AT&T
  • C.S. Mott Foundation
  • The Wallace Foundation
  • Clear Channel Outdoor
  • iHeart Media

2024 National Youth Leadership Institute & Youth Scholarship Sponsors:

  • JED Foundation
  • San Francisco Human Rights Commission
  • ProSolve
  • Google

2024 National Youth Leadership Institute Program Partners:

  • The Happiness Advantage / Orange Frog
  • School's Out Washington
  • Seeds of Peace