If you're still looking for a safe place for your kids to complete virtual learning and socialize, there are a few organizations here to help.
MeckMIN has created a an Education Equity Resource site where you can have easy access to all the flyers that have been shared on our calls regarding educational equity in this season of remote instruction. It contains information on resources that you and members of your house of faith might need, ways you can volunteer, advocacy work you can join and more. If you have a resource to share, please email LeDayne Polaski
The Boys and Girls Club of Greater Charlotte has a Remote Learning Support Camp daily from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. To participate, fill-out an application and return it to one of the four Charlotte-area club locations. Club membership is $5.
The Children’s Theater of Charlotte is holding daily and weekly mini-camps from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. with themes like Under the Sea and Passport to the Jungle. Mini-camps are $70/day or $280/week.
The Discovery Place is holding Weekly Camps from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. $250/week for members. $300/week for non-members.
NCDHHS Child Care Information for Families : A child care hotline is available to help families with school-age children find care . The hotline (888.600.1685) will connect parents to licensed childcare facilities for kids 0-12 years old. As of August 10, the governor's office reported about 30,000 open childcare slots. "We need to do everything we can to support working parents as we work to beat this virus,” said Governor Roy Cooper.
EveryoneOn.org - Helps families identify low cost internet options nearby