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Our Program

Horizons of Kent and Queen Anne’s strives to help disadvantaged children take charge of their lives and realize their full potential. Our six-week summer learning program strengthens students' academic performance, builds their self-confidence and nurtures citizenship skills.

Our Impact

The Horizons educational model has been confirmed by recent research as the most effective approach to summer learning programs. The national results, as well as our own local findings, have increased students’ positive attitudes toward school and improved attendance and graduation rates.

Our Students

We serve a diverse group of students with limited income. Students are chosen by their teachers and guidance counselors to participate in the Horizons summer program. Selected students show promising potential but face challenges caused by financial insecurity or stress at home.

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Horizons Returns to Kent School as Host Campus for 2018

Board Members, Staff, & Families Thankful for the Critical Role Host Schools Play

Chestertown, MD (September 14, 2017)—Horizons of Kent and Queen Anne’s—a summer academic and enrichment program for promising students with limited economic means—announced today that

Horizons Receives Heartfelt Words of Gratitude from International Charity, Water Mission

“Every morning at Water Mission, we share a victory from the day before to celebrate. This letter was my victory today. I am touched by the words and hearts of our youth. May they know they are a blessing, …

THIS IS HOW HORIZONS CHANGES LIVES!!

On July 6th, Horizons of Kent and Queen Anne’s celebrated “LT Day” in honor and memory of LT Goodall, a true Horizons Hero who led the program’s turnaround and success for many years. The annual celebration centered on learning activities …

REASON #1: ONE Day, ONE Mission

Today We Come Together to Transform Lives

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At Horizons, we’re committed to changing the outcomes for low-income children by providing support and opportunities that propel them on a path of success in school and life. We do this by …

Horizons of Kent and Queen Anne’s to hold Giving Day May 17th

CHESTERTOWN — Horizons of Kent and Queen Anne’s, a summer academic and cultural enrichment program for students with limited economic means, will participate in the nationwide Horizons Giving Day on Wednesday, May 17.

Giving Day proceeds will support Horizons’ critical

REASON #2: TWO-gether, We Can Help Twice as Many Kids Succeed

DOUBLE YOUR IMPACT Today and Tomorrow!

 

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Help bring #SixWeeksofHappiness to more low-income children! Today and tomorrow, your donation will be DOUBLED through our Sponsor Matching Grant.

THANK YOU for supporting #HorizonsGivingDay !!

REASON #3: The Youth Drowning Rate is 3X Higher in Minority Communities

That’s Why Every Horizons Student Learns to Swim

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Most Horizons students come to the program as non-swimmers who are afraid of the water. We’ve found that when teachers join them in the pool, students learn trust and build self-esteem

REASON #4: FOUR Key Skills that Transform Lives

Your Donation Will Help Horizons Students Gain Critical Academic & Life Skills

 

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LITERACY–Horizons’ Reading Specialists evaluate students, provide high-quality individualized and small-group instruction, and help teachers implement differentiated classroom instruction.

STEM–Through interactive, project-based activities, students develop the problem-solving skills

REASON #5: FIVE-to-One Student to Teacher Ratio

Small Class Sizes and Student-Centered Approach Yield Big Results

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Horizons’ small class sizes and student-centered approach to project-based learning brings our teachers, students, and families back year after year. Key findings demonstrate that Horizons students achieve success in

REASON #6: You Can Help Provide #SIXWeeksofHappiness !!

All children–regardless of income–should have the opportunity to realize their potential. Horizons programs help make that happen.

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Horizons offers students SIX weeks of summer learning, 5 days per week–each day filled with SIX hours of academics and