Summer Program


New Arrivals Institute is gearing up for a great 2018 summer and can use your help. 

SLAMM begins June 1 and  lasts for 12 weeks. The schedule is Monday through Friday 9am to 12:45pm  for children of English Language Learners (ELLs) at New Arrivals  Institute. SLAMM was initiated to provide educational enrichment and  practice with literacy, math, art, and recreational experiences for  newly arrived refugee children.  

Learn about our clients

Volunteering with SLAMM

5-10 daily volunteers are needed to assist with:​ 

  • Helping individual children
  • Primary focus on literacy
  • Art, music, Math, recreation activities
  • Technology activities
  • Leadership activites
  • Snack preparation and clean up
  • Creating a great atmosphere of fun!
  • Enrichment field trips
  • Adding your own special interests and skills

Contact Lynn Thompson at or visit our Get Involved! page to set up an interview and get started! 

Find out more about getting involved!