Join the fight against summer slide!

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Summer Slide is the arch enemy of low-income students. Without intervention, research shows they're at high risk of losing crucial math and reading skills over summer months. By contrast, students whose families have financial resources for enriching camps and travel experiences make academic gains.  

Invest in summer learning

With your help, we can defeat the enemy! Empower Breakthrough students and teaching fellows for a SUPER summer of academic enrichment and discovery, and college and career exploration.

As a Summer Hero or Sidekick, you'll help Breakthrough students smash through the obstacles in their way as they soar toward their college dreams.

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Breakthrough's six-week summer program fights summer slide and fosters high school success.

  • Students reinforce academic skills through hands-on activities in math, science, literature, and writing plus engaging electives like computer programming.
  • Learning is CHALLENGING and FUN with our students-teaching-students model.
  • Small classes foster collaboration, critical thinking, and communication. 
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Be a Summer SideKick

Thank you for your support! Please provide us with your complete contact information by checking the "Share my information..." box on the payment page. This allows us to send you a donor acknowledgement letter for your tax filing purposes.


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