A Career-Oriented Summer: Planning Your Summer Bridge Program

At a Glance

This guide offers valuable resources to help you develop a comprehensive summer bridge program that supports students as they transition into high school.

Published jan. 04, 2019


Area of Work
  • Preparing for the Future of Work

Summer bridge programs help students:

  • Prepare for high school by guiding them as they set goals, identify challenges, and learn strategies for success
  • Feel more confident and motivated to learn, go to college, and prepare for future careers
  • Improve their academic and study skills
  • Gain early exposure to key academic skills and potential careers
  • Face the social-emotional challenges of transitioning from middle school to high school