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LRC Camp Ready helps Kindergartners

Learning Resource Center Announces Summer Kindergarten Program Dates and Campsites

POLK COUNTY, FL (May 16, 2016) – The Learning Resource Center of Polk County, Inc. (LRC) offers kindergartners a summer opportunity to prepare for academic success with Camp READY!

LRC’s Camp READY! funded by United Way, is designed to build pre-reading and kindergarten-readiness skills through experiential learning centers that include art, music and movement, cooking, and reading-readiness. On average, students who attended the full four-week program have demonstrated learning gains of seven months in vocabulary development.

Rising and repeating kindergartners are invited to attend at one of 10 Polk County sites. Each camp will take place Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. for four weeks, with the exception of Poinciana’s camp, which will take place Monday-Thursday from 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Dates vary by location.

  •    Frostproof: June 13-July 8, Frostproof Church of God
  •    Bartow: June 20-July 15, Asbury Methodist Church
  •    Ft. Meade: June 27-July 22, Site TBA
  •    Haines City: June 27-July 22, New Horizon Church
  •    Lake Wales: June 27-July 22, Mary Norma Campbell Resource Center
  •    Lake Wales: June 27-July 22, High Point Church of God
  •    Poinciana: June 27-July 22, Loughman Oaks Elementary (pending)
  •    North Lakeland: July 5-July 29, Family Fundamentals
  •    South Lakeland: July 5-July 29, St. David’s Episcopal Church
  •    Winter Haven: July 5-July 29, PEP Center

 To register your kindergarten student for Camp READY!, please visit lrcpolk.com/programs/camp-ready or call the Learning Resource Center at 863-688-9477.

About Learning Resource Center of Polk County, Inc.: The Learning Resource Center of Polk County, Inc. is a nonprofit, United Way educational provider. LRC has a proud 40-year history of offering high-quality academic programs to help students maximize their learning potential. For more information, please visit LRC online at LRCPolk.com  or call 863.688.9477.


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