There are several benefits of participating in after school programs. The primary benefit is to keep children out of trouble and off the streets. The period directly after school is the most crucial time of the day. When unsupervised, kids are given the opportunity to get into trouble. After school programs prevent exposure to problematic behavior by keeping kids in a safe, supervised environment.
The second benefit is helping students improve upon the lessons they learn during school hours. Academic based programs give children the chance to practice and build on what they learn in school. They provide many new enriching ways for children to learn, which makes it fun and enjoyable.
The third benefit of after-school programs is the exercise kids get when they partake in recreational programs. These programs let children use their energy, relieve stress, and reduce the possibility of childhood obesity. In addition to exercise, recreational activities can also provide culture to a child’s life.
Every location provides time for homework and time for play! Click on the location nearest you for more information on the great programs we have to offer!