Summer Program 2017



Spring Forward Learning Center (SFLC) hosts six summer camps for elementary students in the Rock Island-Milan School District! Our camps are designed to provide students with a fun, supportive environment that will help decrease summer learning loss. Summer camps are being held at:

  • Frances Willard Elementary
  • Longfellow Elementary
  • Earl Hanson Elementary
  • Rock Island Academy
  • Rock Island Center for Math & Science
  • Thomas Jefferson Elementary (Milan)


  • Doris and Victor Day Foundation
  • Rock Island-Milan School District
  • Ascentra Credit Union


  • Martin Luther King Center
  • Rock Island-Milan School District
  • Quad City Area Children’s Food Program
  • First Presbyterian Church MilanIMG_0146IMG_0133 (1)
  • Rock Island High School Ambassadors
  • Rock Island Public Library
  • Augustana College
  • Bethany
  • Figge Art Museum
  • Putnam Museum
  • Deere-Wiman House
  • German American Heritage Center
  • Illinois Extension
  • Girl Scouts
  • Ballet Quad Cities
  • Nahant Marsh Education Center
  • Quad Cities Food Hub
  • St. Mary’s Monastery


April 1—May 19

Parent Meetings

June 8 9:00AM or 6:00PM

Camp Dates

June 12—July 21 (Off on July 3-4)

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  • Breakfast/Lunch Daily
  • Academic Supports
  • Physical Activity
  • Field Trips & other activities
  • A fun summer with friends!


FREE for all students who sign up and are accepted!


Teachers: SFLC hires teachers inspired to support learning throughout the summer. All have extensive training to help support each student’s diverse learning needs.

Counselors: All camp counselors are trained, qualified, and excited to spend their summer with SFLC students. We target counselors who have passion and experience with youth development.

Coordinators and Administration: All coordinators and administrative staff have years of hands-on experience and education, including child care, elementary education, recreation, and youth development.



Students will be selected based earliest sign up and most in need—so SIGN UP EARLY!!




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