Afterschool Activities

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Afterschool Alliance - Working to ensure that all children have access to affordable, quality afterschool programs.

YMCA - Provides all youth with the tools and resources they need to succeed in life.

Girl Scouts - The preeminent leadership development organization for girls, with programs for girls from coast to coast and across the globe, Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to do something amazing.

Boys and Girls Clubs of America - Annually serve nearly 4 million young people in over 4,100 club facilities throughout the country.

4-H Council - In partnership with 110 universities, 4-H programs are research-backed and available through 4-H clubs, camps, afterschool and school enrichment programs in every county and parish in the U.S.

Girls Inc.  - Inspires girls to be strong, smart and bold, providing more than 140,000 girls across the U.S. and Canada with life-changing experiences and solutions to the unique challenges girls face.

Girls on the Run - This national after school program is a physical-activity based, positive youth development that inspires girls to recognize their inner strength and celebrate what makes them one of a kind. Trained coaches lead small teams through our research-based curricula which includes dynamic discussions, activities and running games.

Camp Fire - Provides a nurturing constructive and fun environment for young people to discover their unique skills, passions and interests.

America's Afterschool Storybook - tells the stories of people and communities transformed by afterschool programs.

After-School All-Stars - Provides comprehensive afterschool programs that keep children safe and help them succeed in school and in life.  


Afterschool Activities: One Way to Reduce Screen Time, by Delaney Ruston, MD

President's proposed budget cuts slash after-school funding = more screen time, by Delaney Ruston, MD