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Summer Programs Set to Begin
NEWS RELEASE                   
Greater Essex County District School Board 451 Park Street West, Windsor ON N9A 6K1
519-255- 3200
 
 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 28, 2016
Contact: Public Relations Officer Scott Scantlebury
Phone: 519-255-3200 ext. 10224
 
The Learning Continues
- GECDSB summer programs begin next week -
 
Less than a week after the end of the 2015-16 school year, more than 2000 students and 120 staff will be back in class in one of eight summer programs offered by the GECDSB.
 
Camp Wonder returns for seven hundred 6-10 year olds (Grades 1-3). This 3 week session, which provides an equal portion of academics and recreation, will be at 31 locations. It begins Monday, July 4th and runs through July 22nd.
 
Reaching Ahead, which gives recent Grade 8 graduates an opportunity to earn their first high school credit is being offered at 5 sites for 130 students. As well Moving Forward, a math and literacy program for Grade 6s and 7s has 60 students registered. Those programs begin July 4th and run through the 29th.
 
There are also Co-op, E-learning, and full credit course opportunities for high school students as well as the traditional credit recovery program. A number of students are also involved in Focus on Youth which provides summer employment with the GECDSB Facility Services department or with community partners offering children’s summer camps.
 
For more information contact Public Relations Officer Scott Scantlebury @ 519-255-3200 ext. 10224 or 519-995-5797.