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Making moves at summer reading camp

Collinswood 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.

About 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.

School 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 completed.

“Our 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.”


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