Summer Project volunteers provide interactive, educational experiences for students throughout the summer months. These summer projects and initiatives represent the League’s community impact areas, Children’s Health, Early Literacy, and Social Development. Summer Projects include the following:
Arts Explosion Camp
(HIS Heart Ministries)
Volunteers host a weeklong summer camp for children in the community surrounding Calvary Baptist Church.
Arts in Motion (A.I.M.)
(Mission First, Inc.)
Volunteers host a weeklong summer camp on the campus of Mission First, exposing campers to all types of arts experiences, including crafts, drama, and music.
Read to Succeed
(Mississippi Children’s Museum)
Volunteers assist with a weeklong summer camp hosted by the Mississippi Children’s Museum, focused on intensive reading intervention.
Summer Helping Hands
(Various community partners)
Stewpot Community Services; Operation Shoestring; Jackson Public Schools
Volunteers work on three different summer initiatives, all with long-standing community partners.