Many kids go home to empty houses after school and are without adult supervision between 2 and 6 p.m. It’s no accident that this is also when children are most at risk of becoming involved in criminal activity.
Parks and recreation staff and programming options can offer families safe environments and healthy activities that allow kids to learn, grow, and develop life skills that can benefit them for years to come.
Read our eBook about how you can get your own afterschool programs off the ground. It will provide ideas and strategies that will assist you to:
- Identify programs and activities of interest for your unique youth population
- Structure consistent and sustainable programs you can replicate each season
- Adequately promote your offerings for maximum reach
- Measure success and make future programming plans and enhancements