Camp Read-a-Lot Week 2, July 29 Video
Camp Read-a-Lot Week 1, July 22 Video
2020 Camp Read-A-Lot registration is now open!
Students entering kindergarten through third grade are invited to participate in some fun summer activities designed to keep their reading skills sharp. For the care and safety of everyone, this summer Faith United’s Camp Read-A-Lot will be held ONLINE! Camp Read-A-Lot Kits will be available for pick up or delivery and will include books to read (and keep) and literacy activities. Register by July 15 to receive your Camp Read-A-Lot Kit before the start of Camp Read-A-Lot! Camp Read-A-Lot videos with music, stories and literacy activities will be available Wednesdays July 22 and July 29 beginning at 9:30 am for your family to view at your convenience! The program is free and will be led by teachers and trained literacy volunteers. Registration form.
Click here to read an article about Camp Read-A-Lot!
Did You Know…
- 63.1% of public school eighth graders and 66.3% of public school fourth graders in the state of Ohio are unable to read at grade level. (childrensdefense.org)
- 20% of students in North Canton City Schools qualify for free and reduced lunches ( 1 out of 5 students). The number has doubled since 2000.
- In the U.S., 63 million people over the age of 16 don’t read well enough to understand a newspaper story written at the 8th grade level. (proliteracy.org)
- If children and adults struggle to read, how will they ever read the word of God?