Summer Learning Fun...Dial 211

Summer Learning

Summer is a time to celebrate, but when kids stop reading over the break, they start falling behind. This is called "summer slide". United Way, Ready.Set.READ! and The Summer Learning Coalition are working to help kids maintain their reading skills over the summer months. To join the Summer Learning Coalition, submit a program or learn more, contact Ashley Chambers at 610-685-4586 or



The above video was produced by Horizons National and is used with permission


Dial 211 to learn about virtual summer programming to keep kids reading and engaged over the summer!

*Please note: in light of the current situation, the 211 summer program database is continuing to be updated*

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Use these tips to help kids stay on track during the summer:

  • Call 211 and ask the information and referral specialist to find opportunities near you. You can also text your zip code to 898211 or click here to find programs in your area
  • Read with your child 15 minutes a day
  • Talk about what you see when you’re walking, driving, at the store, at the playground and at the library
  • Explain what things are, how things work and where you find things