Deadline to register for JCPS Kindergarten readiness camp is this week
The criteria considered for applications to enter the camp, which runs July 5 through July 28, 2017
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The deadline to register for the Jefferson County Public Schools kindergarten readiness program this summer is Friday.
Camp Ready4K kindergarten readiness camp is for incoming students the summer before they start school this fall. The camp runs July 5 through July 28, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Applications must be completed by Friday, May 12 in order to be considered for Camp Ready4K, which is held at at seven locations across Louisville. Families can complete an application online here or in person at the locations listed below.
Criteria considered for applications includes whether the student is currently enrolled in the JCPS Early Childhood program along with EMBARK scores, attendance and teacher referral.
Families can complete an application in person at the following locations:
2017 Camp Ready4K Registration Sites
Dawson Orman Education Center
900 S. Floyd Street
DuValle Education Center
3610 Bohne Avenue
Jaeger Education Center
502 Wood Road
Unseld Early Childhood Center
5216 Ilex Avenue
McFerran Early Childhood Center
1900 S. 7th Street
During the camp, incoming kindergarteners learn skills necessary to be successful in school. Students are also provided with breakfast and lunch.
State data shows the percentage of JCPS students who were ready to start kindergarten jumped nearly 4 points last year. That increases substantially for those who attended at least one day of camp.
For more information, families may call the Dawson Orman Education Center at 485-7121.
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