Campers took pre- and post-tests that measure oral reading fluency, comprehension and risk for negative outcomes. Campers made impressive gains rather than experiencing the customary summer loss that is especially prevalent in children from low-income families.


of Summer Camp Reading Campers Improved in Word Recognition & Reading Comprehension contrasted with a typical summer loss of two or more months of reading achievement.

My daughter is now carrying books around with her. I am thrilled!

- The mother of a camper who jumped from At Risk to Some Risk