Summer Children Reading Camp (SCRC)

promoting reading culture in children

The Summer Children Reading Camp (SCRC) is an annual event for children in upper primary and secondary schools. It is designed to foster reading culture in children and to promote healthy social and intellectual interaction amongst children.

SCRC is a Sixth Sense Initiative conceived with the belief that bringing children together in a structured environment and programme, will develop reading culture in children through team work and collaboration. It will as well raise children with problem-solving skills with the power of information harnessed from the reading projects assigned to children in groups at the camp.

Reading is one of the greatest acts of civilisation because its takes the free raw material of the mind and builds castles of possibilities. - Ben Okri

Raising Leaders for 2+ Years
1500+ Campers
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Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the brain. Reading builds knowledge needed to solve problems. Improves writing skills, focus and concentration. Our camps are organized in serene environments which spark the inspiration for children to read and explore outside their school discipline and textbooks.

SCRC Philosophies:

  1. Children read very fast as compared to adults.
  2. Children are assets for the future and investing in this human capital is the greatest investment.
  3. Children develop lifelong habits breathtakingly early. Cultivating reading habits in children will produce children ready to lead and take up future challenges.
  4. Readers are leaders, hence the need to groom children for tomorrow’s challenges.


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  1. What's SCRC?

    It is Summer Children READING Camp. It's a 7-day full lodging and feeding Camp for ages 8-15 years in a secured boarding school environment under watchful eyes of caregivers.

  2. Is this the first edition?

    2020 SCRC is the 3rd edition. It started 2018 under the Chairmanship of HRM Oba Dr. Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo CFR (Alake and Paramount Ruler of Egbaland) and Nobel Laureate Prof Wole Soyinka was our Special Guest of Honour at the maiden edition.

  3. Briefly, what's it about?

    The Summer Children Reading Camp is a concept of Sixth Sense Series Publications created by Abiodun Oladimeji Lasile. It is to promote reading culture in Nigerian children to rekindle and revamp reading which is a great personal development tool for national development. It's an opportunity and a grooming ground for your children, wards and tomorrow's leaders to grow together with a lifelong experience.

  4. How do I secure a ticket?

    Get a TICKET early enough to avoid needless patching up or rushing to gain an entrance into the camp. Send WhatsApp message to +234 802 719 1291. It's every First Week of August, an annual event. Also, visit our website regularly.

  5. What's the cost?

    It's only N22,500 per child and you automatically become our Distinguished Camper. It caters for lodging, feeding, souvenirs, Camp materials and Certificate. Please note, No addition cost or expenses for the SEVEN DAYS.

  6. What other conditions are attached?

    It is ages 8-15 years that are legible. It's only Parent/Guardian that can register a child with their details for the Camp. Visiting is not allowed at the Camp. Parents and Guardians are allowed into the Camp FOUR times; Resumption day (Sunday), Camp official opening day (Monday), Camp Party day (Thursday) and Closing Ceremony (Saturday)

  7. What are they to bring along to the camp?

    Their personal effects for hygiene, sports, sleeping, and Medication, must be submitted to us on resumption at the registration desk to supervise and administer.

  8. Any forbidden items in the Camp?

    No food, no snacks, no drinks No Charms, No Metals

  9. What's in it to the Campers?

    Knowledge and lifelong experience from seasoned professionals, achievers, authors, teachers and Social worker. To build confidence in them towards leadership. Free SCRC Handbook, our official publication on the Camp and its activities. Official Vest, Camp Bag, Stationery, Pictures, Books, Gifts and Write-ups. Social interaction with other children and knowledge sharing.

  10. What are your safety measures?

    We engage professionals to provide hygienic and balance meals with fruits and snacks to the Campers and volunteers. Medical is three levels; Matrons on camp with First Aid attention with basic needs and medicines, A visiting consulting Clinic comes to camp with their team and FMC Abeokuta is our our emergency hospital. Security is paramount to us, hence, we've three levels of operations. The 24hrs armed So-Safe Corps, NPF Patrol of the venue and DSS notification of the camping. We provide electricity to the camp for operation, comfort and the lighting of all the environments under a fenced compound.