After Hours After school day camp

Due to an increase number of parents entering the work force, there is a great need to place children in after-school programs that enrich their academic and social development.

The Facts

●15.1 million of the country’s K-12 youth take care of themselves after school

●3 to 6 p.m. are the most dangerous hours for kids.

  • Juvenile crime soars
  • Peak hours for drugs, alcohol, cigarettes and sex
  • Lack of physical activity/obesity

●Parents of 18 million children, or 38%, would sign up for an afterschool program – if one were available.

●83% of voters agree – children need a place to go afterschool that is organized, safe, and educational

●76% - newly elected officials in Congress should increase funding for afterschool

●69% of voters - support tax increase

●94% Democrats, 83% Independents, 71% Republicans – there’s a need for an organized, safe place for children and teens afterschool

The Benfits

●Improved Test Scores and Grades

●Improved School Attendance, Engagement in Learning

  • More likely to come to school, stay in school and graduate

●Improved Social and Emotional Behavior

  • Lower truancy, drug use, violence teen pregnancy
  • Greater self-confidence
  • Develop leadership, critical thinking, team-building skills

●Improved Health and Wellness

  • Structured physical activities, healthy snacks help prevent weight gain tied to inactivity after school and during summer

After Hours is an after school program held at your child's own school providing an all inclusive, safe, and caring enviroment for children. Every day of the week is a different theme ranging from arts and crafts to sports.

Types of Activities

Each day during the week holds a different theme

MOndays

EXPRESS YOURSELF

Starting the week out allowing kids to express themselves through different mediums. From painting to Popsicle stick arts.

Tuesdays

Get Moving

From Dance Classes to Sports, kids will be allowed to participate in many different activities to get them up and about.

Wednesdays

Bring on the Games

Kids will be spending time playing different board games.

Thursdays

Keep it educational

From story time to writing their own stories, kids will explore an educational side of activities.

Fridays

Make it Yummy

Ending off the week allowing kids to bring out the chief in them.

For more information, visit

www.afterhours.com

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Created with images by Soorelis - "paper colorful color" • PersonalCreations.com - "After School Activities for Kids" • Fort Rucker - "Rally spotlights after-school programs"

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