The NCASE Resource Library connects you with tools, profiles, and information on a range of key topics in Out-of-School Time.

Quick Brief: Tools to Help Plan for Summer Programs

This issue brief provides a summary of tools and guidance for summer programs. It includes a summary of the Center for Disease Control's guidance for youth and summer camps, the extensive field guide developed by the American Camp Association and the YMCA, and a comparison of summer camp guidance in 10 states. Together, these tools can help state system planners and program leaders make decisions about re-opening and about policies around health and safety, group sizes, transportation, meals, and other key elements of summer programs. This resource supports the COVID-19 response.

Related Topics: 
Summer Learning
Establishing summer opportunities
Health and Safety and Licensing
Program Design and Management
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