2021 Summer Planning Tools

April 2021

Summer program and camp providers are gearing up for another unprecedented summer as they prepare to provide a safe, enriching, and fun summer experience while managing changing safety protocols and challenges around COVID-19.

The Utah Afterschool Network has created a toolkit of resources to support planning for summer, which includes best practices and guidance in essential areas of summer programming and utilizes up-to-date information from the state of Utah, the CDC, and other national resources. Continue to check back as our information will change as new information is disclosed. 

Resources are broken down into downloadable PDFs for ease of use during a busy summer.

Planning Your Summer




Schedule and Structure:

Activities and Curriculum:

Summer Meals:

  • The Utah State Board of Education (USBE) helps to provide meals in communities throughout the state through Child Nutrition Programs.
  • Your organization may qualify to provide free meals to youth through the Seamless Summer Option to ensure that children continue to receive nutritious meals when school is not in session: Read More

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Resources:

  • A collection of resources and general information pertaining to COVID-19: Read More

Promote Your Program:

  • The Utah Afterschool Network maintains an up-to-date searchable map of summer programs being offered throughout the state. Please take a moment to complete our Summer Program Offering survey to help us make sure that we have your information. Summer Program Offering Survey