Tuesday, July 5, is the first day of the School District of Philadelphia ‘s 2011 Summer Learning and More (SLAM) program. The SLAM program is available in 103 school sites throughout the city of Philadelphia and will run for 18 days. The District plans to enroll 28,000 for the 2011 session of SLAM.
Classes will run from July 5 to July 28. Academic courses are scheduled in the morning from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and enrichment classes are from 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM. Breakfast and lunch are provided at all sites.
Students enrolled in SLAM will have the opportunity receive instruction in reading and math in grades K-8, core high school subjects, prepare for the SATs, complete Senior Projects, and transition into new schools.
SLAM elementary and middle school students will also be offered a number of enrichment opportunities in the categories of “Arts in Action,” “Science in the Summer,” and “Sports Camp.”
Parents seeking further information regarding the SLAM program may call 215-400-4000.