What We Do

Summer Program

According to the National Summer Learning Association and over a century of private  research, the summer slide is a significant problem faced by school age children. All young people experience learning losses when they do not engage in educational activities during the summer, most students lose about two months of grade level equivalency in mathematical computation skills over the summer months, more than half of the achievement gap between lower- and higher-income youth can be explained by unequal access to summer learning opportunities.  Most children—particularly children at high risk of obesity—gain weight more rapidly when they are out of school during summer break, and parents consistently cite summer as the most difficult time to ensure that their children have productive things to do.

At the Boys & Girls Club of Fond du Lac it is our goal to provide a summer program for school age children that prevents the summer slide. We offer our members fun, academically focused activities that:


Children in the Boys & Girls Club of Fond du Lac summer programs:

 

*The 2017 Elementary Summer Program and Teen Summer Program run June 12th through August 18th, Monday - Friday from 9am-5pm.  Please check the Become a Member page for more information regarding how to sign up.