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CAHOOTS Academic Summer Correspondence Program

Prepare and learn with Hoots the owl, Boots the fox and Walter the elephant!  Cahoots is an 8-week summer correspondence program that is designed to reduce summer learning loss with an engaging, reflective approach to learning.  Youth who follow the schedule and complete all weekly lessons are invited to participate in a field trip at the end of the summer.

Subjects and grade levels offered:
Grades entering K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Families are encouraged to order what grade their child will be in Fall 2019. If they are currently in 3rd grade, then order the 4th grade workbook.

How the Cahoots program works:
• Workbooks with reflection sheets will be delivered to schools by June 1.
• Program dates are June 10 - August 2. Field trip for students that have completed the workbooks is August 30.
• Youth complete one lesson in their workbook(s) per week.  Lessons are approximately 20 questions long. 
• Families or youth check their own answers online (answer packets can be mailed or emailed by request)
• After completing each lesson, youth complete the weekly reflection postcard(s) and place it in the mail.
• Reflection postcards are designed to give youth a chance to apply their skills through open-ended questions. Youth are paired with a Reflection Buddy who sends back a postcard each week.
• Game Boards are located on the back cover of each workbook.  Game board pieces coming soon in your week 3 letters. 

Cahoots Questions? Please reach out to Krista Gustafson 612.668.3948



Click on the photo to learn more about each of our CAHOOTS Buddies