New Reference Book: Summer Programs For Kids & Teenagers

By - Research & Instruction Librarian December 2nd, 2008

Lura Sanborn – Reference Librarian

Summer Programs For Kids & Teenagers by Peterson’s, 2009.

Find it in Ohrstrom at: The Reserve Shelf (behind the front desk) at Ref 790.19 P44

Look to Peterson’s NOW for Help with Summer Planning! The 25th edition of this volume offers readers a guide to “exciting camps, academic options, travel adventures, community service projects, sports clinics, and arts programs throughout the U.S. and around the world” (v).

Hundreds of programs are profiled, ranging in cost from $50 to $5000, from around the corner to around the world, from camping to the college experience.  Profiles identify a program’s focus, cost, application timetable and other details such as: co-ed (or not), housing, length/dates of program, ages of participants, financial aid availability and contact information.

The indexes help to quickly locate programs by: primary activity, program sponsors, specialized programs, travel programs, special needs accommodations and religious affiliation.

Helpful for: Planning your Summer and Building your Dossier

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