Program start-up guides

Get off to a strong start

You want to create an afterschool program, but where do you start? These resources will help you get going by walking you through the basic steps of planning and establishing your afterschool program.

Resource Guide for Planning and Operating Afterschool Programs: This SEDL toolkit provides a description of resources to support 21st Century Community Learning Center afterschool programs. Many of the entries also apply to before-school, summer, and community learning center programs.

Utah Afterschool Network’s Start A Program Guide: This toolkit was created by the Utah Department of Workforce Services in collaboration with the Utah State University Extension 4-H. It is a useful resource for afterschool providers who are located in rural areas.