Resources

Kids, Teens, Adults

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Gonzales Summer Day Camp/Campamento de Verano

Are you looking for something fun and educational for your children to do this summer? Check out the City of Gonzales Summer Day Camp!

During camp, kids will strengthen the skills they've learned during the school year and even learn new ones!

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Kids, Adults

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First 5 Monterey County

We enrich the lives of children, prenatal through age five, and their families by strengthening connections and advancing quality within a whole system of care and support.

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Kids

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Porque me amas

Babies imitate the words they hear, and that's how they learn -- when they "babble," they're practicing! The more words they hear, the faster their brains grow, and the more ready they are for school.

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Teens

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Scholarships Available from the Community Foundation

The Community Foundation for Monterey County has $800,000 available for students this year! Click here to learn more and apply today!

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Teens, Adults

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8 Pathways to Every Student's Success

Teachers who transform lives understand not only how to teach curriculum, but also how children develop into capable, caring, and engaged adults. They see beyond quantitative measurements of success to the core abilities that help students live healthy, productive lives.

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Kids, Teens, Adults

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Monterey County Free Libraries

Find books, videos, homework help, Aquarium passes and more at the Monterey County Free Libraries Gonzales, 851 5th St., Gonzales. Call (831) 675-2209.

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Adults

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Immigrant and Refugee Children: A Guide for Educators and School Support Staff

A guide created for educators, school support staff, and service providers  who teach, mentor, and help open the doors of opportunity for undocumented youth and unaccompanied and refugee children currently living in the United States.

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Kids

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Vroom

Every parent has what it takes to be a brain builder. New science tells us that our children's first 5 years are when they develop the foundation for all future learning. Every time we connect with them, it's not just their eyes that light up - it's their brains too. Learn more.

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Kids

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A Parent's Guide to Kindergarten Readiness / Una Guía de Padres para la Preparación al Kínder

According to California state law, students must turn 5 years old by Sept. 1st in order to be enrolled in public kindergarten.

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Kids

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How to Beat the Summer Slide

"Summer slide" is when kids lose some of the math, reading, and academic skills they learned during the school year over the summer break. This means they start the new school year even more behind their peers.

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Teens, Adults

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Recycle Used Batteries

Don't throw used batteries in the garbage or recycling bins. Gonzales has three locations where you can drop off your used batteries and help the environment.

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