Why It Matters
Afterschool hours are a time of day when children are most at-risk for falling behind—academically as well as socially. Idleness, boredom, and lack of supervision leave young minds vulnerable to isolation and risky behaviors.
Studies show that children who are enrolled in high-quality afterschool programs perform better academically, develop positive social skills and support systems, and show increased interest and engagement in their own learning and personal development.
Our children’s programs provide youth with the supportive foundation to develop into responsible, engaged citizens tuned into their own growth and their important role in their communities.