During Summer 2021, to avoid the “summer slide,” SCGLR engaged our four-county region and partnered with 80 summer camp providers and summer learning academies to encourage a love for reading.
In 2021, 7,811 children participated
Of 7,811 kids, 7,323 read six or more books!
How many books did 7,811 kids actually read? Drumroll please…
In partnership with the public school systems, iReady scores will be used to determine the amount of summer gains or losses in reading for those who participated through a Suncoast Summer Book Challenge site.
The Suncoast Summer Reading Challenge is implemented by SCGLR and promoted through local summer camps and businesses to encourage children to read, reducing the “summer slide.” Learn the ins and outs and everything in between about the 2020 Suncoast Summer Reading Challenge, and view sites from 2020 that had zero learning loss or experienced reading gains through the challenge.