Rotary Summer Literacy Program


Event Details

This event is running from 15 July 2024 until 19 July 2024. It is next occurring on July 15, 2024 9:00 am

  • Venue: Lincoln Alexander Elementary School
  • Upcoming Dates:

The Rotary Club of Hamilton is proud to offer children in Kindergarten to Grade 5, The Rotary Summer Literacy Program..
This free program will run for two weeks from Monday July 15th to 26th, 2024 at Lincoln Alexander School (50 Ravenbury
Dr.) from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. Free transportation will be provided for students at Pauline Johnson and Cathy Wever School.
Bus pick up will take place daily between 8:15 am and 8:25 am and drop off between 12:50 pm and 1:00 pm at Cathy Wever
School.

Program participants will join our staff from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm Monday through Friday. The Rotary Summer Literacy
Program focuses on literacy, engaging participants with modeled, shared, guided, and independent reading and writing
activities. Our program helps to maintain your child’s literacy skills. Over the course of a day, your child will also
experience various day camp activities through our program options (listed below). Rotary Summer Literacy’s main goal is to
ensure educational activities and experiences are fun for everyone!

Rotary Summer Literacy 2024 will offer the following Program Options:
Sports and Games
Get active this summer: Floorball, basketball, and soccer are standard! We take these classic activities and add a mix of
classic camp games.
Music
Learn to be a real-life guitar hero, vocal legend or instrumental phenomena. Participants will enjoy a fun-filled session of
exploring, creating, and performing music!
Dance
Is hip-hop your thing? Ever wondered about ballet? Boogie down and get your groove on with our dynamic dance ensemble!
All primary/junior students in Hamilton currently in Grades K – 5 are invited!

DAILY SCHEDULE
8:45 am to 9:00 am – Arrival
9:00 am – Cooperative Games
9:10 am – Community Sing-A-Long
9:15 am – Read-Aloud
9:30 am – Community Sharing
9:40 am – Wake Up Workout
9:50 am – Reflect Relate Retell Activity
10:20 am – Community Celebration
10:30 am – Recess
10:45 am – Independent Reading
11:10 am – Writing Challenge
11:45 am – Lunch
12:10 pm – Choose Your Own Adventure Recess Activities
12:30 pm – Action Sing Along
12:40 pm – Program Options
1:30 pm – Community Challenge
1:45 pm – Closing Read Aloud
2:00 pm – Dismissal

To register – Click the link: https://forms.gle/CtJDG3x4bwNHRSfU6

The City of Hamilton, Hamilton Public Library, and the Rotary Club of Hamilton sponsor the Rotary Summer Literacy
Program. Parents are responsible for providing a snack and transportation for their child(ren).

If you are interested and wish for your child to attend, please complete the online registration form. If you are unable to fill out
the online form, please email [email protected] for a PDF copy of the form. Spaces are limited. Registration is
due June 5, 2024. Please rank which session(s) you would like your child to attend.

Should you have any questions please contact the Program Director Mr. Robert Blunsdon at 905-906-2195 or
[email protected].
Sincerely,
The Rotary