WCSD Invites Families and Students to Summer Camp Expo and Family Fair

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For Immediate Release
Contact: Victoria Campbell



WCSD Invites Families and Students to

Summer Camp Expo and Family Fair



What: The Washoe County School District (WCSD) invites families to the first Summer Camp Expo and Family Fair. The District is partnering with Girl Scouts of Sierra Nevada to bring this Expo to Washoe County families.


At this free event, families will be able to complete their online registration for K-12 students, learn about resources available from WCSD for students receiving special education services, and talk with representatives of more than 20 local summer camps and programs available to Washoe County children.


When: Saturday, March 16

           Noon to 3 p.m.


Where: Meadowood Mall, Center Court

            5000 Meadowood Mall Circle



Details: The Expo offers comprehensive information in one location for families who want to learn more about the resources and supports available for their students of all ages and abilities.


Additionally, workshops will be held from noon to 3:50 p.m. in the gathering area in front of the women’s Macy’s inside the mall. Workshop topics are geared toward families of students with Individualized Education Plans (IEPs), and will include:


• What is social competency and why is it important for students?

• Managing behavior—the link between home and school

• Transitioning from elementary to middle, high school and beyond: One step at a time.

• Diploma options: What do I need to know?

• How children with intellectual disabilities can be supported at home and at school

• How children with autism can be supported at home and at school


Families will also be able to register their students for the 2019-2020 school year, and may talk with WCSD representatives about District resources and supports including:


• Early childhood program

• Family Resource Centers

• Family-School Partnerships

• Human Resources

• And many more!


There will also be extensive information for parents who are looking for summer camp opportunities for their children. Community agencies represented at the Expo include:


• Big Brothers & Big Sisters

• Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows

• City of Reno Afterschool Programs

• Northern Nevada Girls Math & Technology Camp

• Girls Scouts of Sierra Nevada

• And many more!


Editors’ Note: All families are welcome, and multi-lingual staff members will be available for interpretation.


Members of the media should check in with WCSD Communications staff members upon arrival.



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