April 5, 2023 The Learning Lamp Offering Free Summer Camp Lesson Plans Through Best Day Ever The Learning Lamp, a Pennsylvania-based program that aims to give children, families, and schools greater options for improving academic achievement, is offering free preschool and school-age summer camp lesson plans to out-of-school time (OST) and summer camp educators. Part of the Best Day Ever! curriculum, the lesson plans are designed by and for teachers. They offer a turnkey solution for both preschool and school-age summer camp programs, at no cost to Pennsylvania educators. About Summer Camp Lesson Plans The Learning Lamp will offer 24 Best Day Ever! units through August 2023. Each themed unit features high-interest topics, engaging hands-on activities, and opportunities for children to practice concepts in science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM). Examples of available lessons include: S’mores and More Water World Eager Engineers World Travelers The Learning Lamp writes and tests all lessons. They are aligned with PA learning standards, and can be adapted to meet the needs and interests of individual students. Access the Lesson Plans To access the lesson plans, visit the Learning Lamp’s website and complete the online registration form. Learn More The Community Foundation for the Alleghenies and Early Childhood Education Professional Development Organization partially funded the development of Best Day Ever! For more information about Best Day Ever!, visit the Learning Lamp website.