May 16, 2019

When Gabe walked into Pacific Lutheran Church to attend the Spring Break programming, KBTC staff members were happy to see him. Gabe has attended several other KBTC programs in the past, like the Wapato Summer Camp, and staff have had the pleasure of seeing him grow ov...

April 7, 2014

The final day of Spring Break Camp 2014 was a great success, with the afternoon our Family Celebration. There was dancing from each grade level and a performance from the DASH Center, a movie of the campers learning Star Wars (led by Write@253), awards for each camper,...

April 3, 2014

A few pictures from camp on Wednesday!


Volunteers sharing lunch


Press Pool taking a break for an engineering challenge. Can you drop an egg without having it break? Results vary.


Copper Cleanup in Fetch!


Experimenting with different liquids to clean...

April 3, 2014

The Press Pool is finishing up articles and putting together The Spring Break Times... Kites have been designed, decorated, and tested... Today was the dress rehearsal for Shakespeare's Star Wars...

Another great day at Spring Break Camp, our campers are ready for the...

April 1, 2014

Another successful day at camp, we were lucky enough to be visited by two local reporters from The News Tribune. They visited our own Press Pool (fourth and fifth graders) to give some pointers about interviewing, taking interesting pictures, and asking follow-up quest...

March 31, 2014

Today was our first day of Spring Break Camp 2014, and we had a blast! Our press pool is busy interviewing students, teachers, and mentors, and our younger kids are enjoying Fetch!, the Electric Company, Star Wars, and playing games. Here are some pictures from today:


April 9, 2013

Last week was an exciting time at McCarver Elementary School. Over 50 students participated each day at Spring Break Camp. They learned how to make rockets out of a water bottles, made treasure maps, turned foam tubes into rocking roller coasters, and learned fun new d...

April 4, 2013


How do we describe what it's like at Spring Break Camp? Two words - creative energy! We found this note on the floor last night, after all the campers had gone home.How do we describe what it's like at Spring Break Camp? Two words - creative energy! We found this note...

April 2, 2013

This week is spring break camp for students in the Tacoma Housing Authority McCarver Elementary School Special Housing Program. Each day campers explore five themed workshops including; The Electric Company workshop based on the popular PBS KIDS series, a pirate worksh...

June 5, 2012

Welcome to the Ready to Learn (RTL) in the Hilltop Neighborhood blog. We decided to start a blog because many people have asked how they can follow our project. We'll post updates, stories, photos, and events as they occur. If you have ideas, suggestions, or want to ge...

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