Language Academy is hosting the Surge Summer Reading Camp from June 17
to July 25. It is one of 13 sites in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools for
rising second-, third- and fourth-graders.
125 students from 11 different home schools attend the Collinswood
camp, which opens with a morning meeting and dancing, followed by
literacy lessons and small-group supports. Rising fourth-graders also
will be able to take the Read to Achieve test. Afternoons are for
learning math, science and technology skills through fun activities,
such as chess, field trips and experiments.
personnel – from bus drivers to interns -- work with the students,
expanding their world experience and developing key relationships. And
books, T-shirts and other items will go home with students when camp is
goal is not just to improve a student’s reading, but to give them
expanded learning opportunities,” said Candice Colvin, CMS extended day
specialist. “When they come to school, they are excited, and our
teachers do a great job of making learning fun.”