Summer STARS


Summer STARS helps combat the summer slide by offering free educational enrichment programming at 20 convenient neighborhood locations throughout the Sacramento region starting in June through August. 

  • Creates a fun and safe summer spot for kids and families in their neighborhood 
  • Provides kids with free healthy meal throughout the summer 
  • Offers early literacy curriculum and fitness activities designed for Kindergarten through 6th Graders 
  • Encourages kids’ participation and attendance with the opportunity to earn weekly STARS badges and Summers STARS backpack at the end of the summer
  • Tracks program impacts with reading assessments at the start and end of the summer

United Way Summer STARS fact sheet

Help us keep kids on track for the next school year and ready to achieve with a gift to support United Way’s Summer STARS.

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