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June 2024Vol. 25, No. 5Summer Ideas for Youth in Foster or Adoptive Homes

It's June—the start of summer and, for many school systems, the beginning of summer break. While this is an exciting time for many children, youth, and families, summer can be a daunting season for new foster and adoptive parents who may face a variety of unknowns and challenges.

A blog post from AdoptUSKids seeks to address some of this uncertainty with information and guidance for foster and adoptive parents on engaging and caring for children and youth during the summer months. The article explains how transitions in schedule can affect children who have experienced trauma and follows with an overview of some general options and considerations related to child care, summer camps, family vacations, and more.

To learn more, read "Summer Ideas for Kids in Foster Care and Adoptive Homes" on the AdoptUSKids website.