The Mercury News: From Coding to Slack-Lining: Cool Bay Area Camps Aim to Stop Summer Slide
By Sharon Noguchi, firstname.lastname@example.org
POSTED: 07/21/2016 04:54:20 AM PDT
Jewelry making, film appreciation, hiking, slacklining, graphic-novel design, coding, dodgeball - the electives list for Aim High reads like a cool summer camp, but this program is right in the students' own East Oakland backyard.
While middle-class kids often spend summers at exotic camps in even more exotic locations, Aim High at Lighthouse Community Charter School is among just a handful of summer programs dedicated to providing disadvantaged children with rigorous academics, embedded into the fun and camaraderie of camp - for free.
See photos and read the full article from The Mercury News.