Portal Opens for Arizona OnTrack Summer Camp: What Parents Need To Know
Arizona Governor Doug Ducey’s new summer camp portal is now open for parents to search and register for camps and activities that available for summer learning.
Arizona OnTrack Summer Camp Goals
The effort from the state of Arizona is an attempt to help kids get caught up in school over the summer, due to the loss of in-person education throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
The camps will focus to help Arizona students in subjects of reading, math and civics.
Former Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Lisa Graham Keegan is leading the charge of the implementation of the AZ OnTrack Summer Camp.
The camps are slated to start on the first week of June.
Schools and community organizations will unite to work together hosting summer camp sites throughout the state. Together the partnership will allow efforts to overcome the academic and social losses that students faced over the last two years.
Most of the set summer camps will begin in June. However, each host site has their set timing, programming, transportation and child care to best serve Arizona families.
At this time, 70 camps are available, but officials have said they are anticipating additional locations to be added and estimate 1,000 different opportunities throughout the state. Some camps will be two weeks, some three and some overnights as well. There are a variety of different experiences for students to choose from.
Funding for Arizona Education Summer Camps
Gov. Ducey has committed to $100 million from the American Rescue Plan to fund the Arizona educational summer camps..
Schools and families who are interested in learning more about the summer camp opportunities, visit: ontrack.az.gov.