Passport To Summer Learning 2017

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We welcome you and your child to a summer of exploration, discovery, play and learning!

Pack your Passport and use it to keep track of activities and experiences around Providence and beyond. Extra Passports are available at Providence libraries throughout the summer.

Inside the Passport you can:

  • Color in a square on your Passport every day that you read 20 minutes or more
  • Log onto Readsquared to record your reading minutes, go on missions, play literacy games and earn badges.
  • Find information about how to logon to the Providence Public Schools’ Summer Learning website to find other ideas for fun summer learning activities

When you engage in enriching activities together, you are helping your child build skills needed to be happy, healthy and successful in school. Families that spend time together build special bonds that support achievement in many areas of life. So use this Passport to add fun and adventure to your summer plans. Grab a Passport and…

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Event Calendar

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Passport Sites

Providence Public Library

Our Wednesday nights are full of performances, game nights,and movies. Storytimes for infants and toddlers are on Tuesdays and Fridays. Read 20 minutes a day to earn prizes and badges.

              
RI State House

Come and take a guided tour of the Rhode Island State House and visit the Rhode Island State Library. View the beautiful architecture and find out more about our state’s history. Self-guided tours are also available.

              
Providence Community Library

Join us this summer at the Providence Community Library for daily fun, great books, and special free performances! Earn prizes for reading 20 minutes every day.

              
Roger Williams Park Zoo

We are an integral part of the community providing opportunities for families to explore, discover and observe the natural world together through extraordinary and unique educational experiences.

              
Providence Schools

We have developed links to all kinds of fun learning activities and games. Simply click on the tab, look for the link for the grade level your child will be entering in September and explore the options available to you and your child throughout the summer. Start with one activity a day to start and see where it goes from there!

                   
Eat Play Learn

A partnership between the Mayor’s Office, Providence Healthy Communities, Providence Parks, Providence Recreation, Providence Public Schools, and Providence Arts, Culture and Tourism increasing access to high quality, affordable, safe, educational, creative summer programs for students in Providence.

Providence Children's Museum

We inspire and celebrate learning through active play and exploration in imaginative hands-on exhibits and creative daily programs. Discover the swirling, whirling ways of water, investigate the playful power of air, explore a two-story climbing maze, and more.

         
Partnership for Providence Parks

Free summer programs include Providence PlayCorps engaging kids in Joslin, Bucklin, General St, Billy Taylor, Harriet & Sayles, Wallace St and Father Lennon/Camden Ave parks; Storytimes to Inspire; Smaller Sights and Sounds performances, and Fitness in the Parks! Look for our new Little Libraries in selected parks.

         
Providence Playcorps

Teams of trained play facilitators are a consistent presence at neighborhood parks throughout Providence. They provide activities and materials to engage neighborhood children in physically active play, improving the overall safety of the parks while encouraging more children to take advantage of free, nutritious summer meals. By working in neighborhood parks, PlayCorps fills the gap when school is out to ensure that Providence youth are safe, active, fed, and healthy over the summer.

John Brown House

The John Brown House is one of the oldest and grandest houses in Providence. Come and experience what life was like in the 18th century, and learn how Providence became the city that it is today.

              
Farm Fresh RI

Your neighborhood farmers markets are the best place to buy fresh fruits and vegetables. Stop by the Welcome Table to stamp your passport and complete a scavenger hunt as you search for ingredients for a sensational, seasonal fruit smoothie!

              
RISD Museum

The RISD Museum is southeastern New England's only comprehensive museum of art. Stop by the lobby desk and pick up a special activity guide to explore the museum through stories, games, and more.

              

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Online Learning Activities

We have developed links to all kinds of fun learning activities and games. Simply click on the tab, look for the link for the grade level your child will be entering in September and explore the options available to you and your child throughout the summer. Start with one activity a day to start and see where it goes from there!

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Passport Partners

A special thank you to the following for their support of Passport to Summer Learning.