Home > Resources > Summer Activity Guide

 

The Summer Activity Guide is a suite of fun and engaging activities and challenges designed specifically for this atypical summer.

 

Planning for summer just got a whole lot easier! We heard your concerns about how to maintain engagement throughout an atypical summer and have developed a suite of fun and engaging activities and challenges designed specifically to accommodate COVID-19 summer. 

 

What You Can Expect:

150 Activities and Challenges

  • Organized by four different age groups (5-9) (10-12) (13-15) (16-18)
  • Adaptable for in-person and virtual instruction, or a hybrid of both, as well as sent as take-home packets
  • Based in skill building & social emotional learning

Materials for Professional Development and Enhancing Family Engagement

  • Webinars
  • Quick Guides 
  • Feedback Form
  • Implementation Videos 

 

Download the Summer Activity Guide


UNIT 1: WHO I AM

Activities for Ages 5-9 (Actividades en español)

Activities for Ages 10-12 (Actividades en español)

Activities for Ages 13-15 (Actividades en español)

Activities for Ages 16-18 (Actividades en español)

Who I Am Supply List (en español)

Who I Am Implementation Video

 

UNIT 2: HEALTHY LIFE

Activities for Ages 5-9  (Actividades en español)

Activities for Ages 10-12 (Actividades en español)

Activities for Ages 13-15 (Actividades en español)

Activities for Ages 16-18 (Actividades en español)

Healthy Life Supply List (en español)

Healthy Life Implementation Video

 

UNIT 3: PASSION & PURPOSE

Activities for Ages 5-9

Activities for Ages 10-12

Activities for Ages 13-15

Activities for Ages 16-18

Passion & Purpose Supply List

Passion & Purpose Implementation Video

 

UNIT 4: INVENTION & IMAGINATION

Activities for Ages 5-9

Activities for Ages 10-12

Activities for Ages 13-15

Activities for Ages 16-18

Invention & Imagination Supply List

Invention & Imagination Implementation Video

 

UNIT 5: EXPLORING MY WORLD

Activities for Ages 5-9

Activities for Ages 10-12

Activities for Ages 13-15

Activities for Ages 16-18

Exploring My World Supply List

Exploring My World Implementation Video

 

LEARNING ABOUT COVID-19

Activities for Ages 5-9

Activities for Ages 10-12

Activities for Ages 13-15

Activities for Ages 16-18

 

The Summer Activity Guide has been developed for the 50 State Afterschool Network with leadership from the Georgia Statewide Afterschool Network to engage and support children and youth nationwide.

 

Webinar Opportunities


Getting to Know the New Summer Activity Guide (Watch On Demand) – Hot off the process! This webinar will dive into the structure and elements of the activities for each age group so that participants feel comfortable facilitating every component of these lessons.

Keeping Youth Engaged this Summer (Watch On Demand) – Join this webinar to learn more about effective positive youth development practices and how to use the new Summer Activity Guide and to effectively engage with youth through different delivery models.

Answering Your Questions and Sharing Ideas for the Summer Activity Guide (Thursday, July 30 from 3pm-4pm EST) – A chance to dive deeper into the Summer Activity Guide, hear strategies for implementation, and share your experience with the resource.

Using the Summer Activity Guide in Your Fall Programming (Thursday, August 13 from 3pm-4pm EST) – This session will provide an overview of the guide and then the floor will be opened for questions and conversation about how the resources can be used in your fall programming.