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Summer Grant Resources

This page provides resources for educators that are trying to complete the 2018 Read to be Ready Summer Grant application. Please come back soon, as more resources will be provided. Email if you have any questions.

10 Characteristics of a Successful Read to be Ready Summer Grant ProgramThis document provides 10 characteristics that successful Read to be Ready camps embody. Reflecting these characteristics in your application and camp will lead you to success!

Frequently Asked Questions: This document answers frequently asked questions by applicants. (Updated 10/2) Note: Many of these links are no longer live, as the 2018 application period is over.  This will be updated with the most up-to-date information before the 2019 application period opens.

Overall Schedule Exemplar: This document shows an exemplary overall schedule. You are required to create an overall schedule in Section Six of your proposal.

Daily Schedule Exemplar: These documents show an exemplary daily schedule. You are required to create a daily schedule in Section Six of your proposal. To view a half day schedule, click here. To view a full day schedule, click here.

Example Lesson Plans: Not sure how you want to structure your camp? These lesson plans will help spark ideas and give you a better understanding of the type of programming that should be occurring at your camp this summer. Feel free to use these plans in your own program, if desired. These are a free resource for you to use and access.  Full Day Example | Half Day Example

Note: The level of detail provided in these daily plans is not required by the grant. You will provide a higher-level version of your lesson plans through your daily schedule and overall schedule, as well as your instructional plan.

An investment of Child Care and Development Block Grant Funds by the Department of Human Services made the expansion of the 2018 summer grant program possible.