Summer Camp

The McEnroe Reading & Language Arts Clinic will offer a 4-week summer camp for students entering grades 1-7 in the summer. The program begins generally takes place in July, starting the first full week after the July 4th holiday. Summer camp sessions occur Mondays-Thursdays, 9:00-12pm.

Language arts instruction, including engagement in digital literacies (multimedia stories, creating visual/audio texts, etc.), with research-based literacy curriculum will be provided in small-group settings by a team of trained staff, including credentialed teachers and graduate students from the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education (GGSE).

Special programming this summer includes:
• Reading and performing literature through Reader's Theater
• Integrating literacy-based practices like reading and writing with MakerSpace activities
• Experiencing other outreach centers on the UCSB campus, including the REEF.

Parents interested in helping their children maintain their hard-earned academic skills this summer can apply now. The total cost of the summer program is currently $400, but families should be aware that our administrative staff revisits the costs on a yearly basis and as such, the price may vary somewhat. Note: Final rate for camp will be determined in March of each year.

A $25 deposit must be submitted along with the application and will apply toward the total cost of the program. This deposit must be paid by cash or check, payable to UC REGENTS, for the application to be considered. Furthermore, the deposit is nonrefundable for students that receive placement in the program. The remaining amount will be due the first day of summer session, which always occurs the first Monday following July 4th.

NOTE:  Please call the Clinic first to make sure there are still spots available before sending in an application and deposit: (805) 893-7905.

To apply, please download, print, and complete the following application form and research consent form:

2022 Summer Program Application Form and Research Consent Form in English and Spanish (coming soon)

Mail the application along with the $25 deposit to:
McEnroe Reading &  Language Arts Clinic
Gevirtz Graduate School of Education
UC Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-9490

Checks must be made payable to UC REGENTS.