AFTERSCHOOL IN

Idaho


Afterschool programs in Idaho keep kids safe, inspire learning, and give working parents peace of mind. Kids discover who they are and what they love to do, make smart choices, and avoid risky behaviors.

Unmet demand for afterschool and summer programs in Idaho is high

54k

In 2019, 54,260 children (17%) would have been enrolled in a summer program if one were available to them.

Afterschool programs are supporting kids and families in Idaho

Kids in afterschool enjoy a wide range of benefits, and parents and families benefit too:

70%

Keeping kids safe and out of trouble

79%

Giving working parents peace of mind

87%

Engaging kids in STEM learning

84%

Helping kids build
life skills

85%

Providing kids physical activity

Idaho parents strongly support afterschool

90%

of parents support public funding for afterschool

21st Century Community Learning Centers are the only federal funded before-school, afterschool, and summer learning programs.

TODAY

FY 20231

$6,515,398

in federal funds support 21st CCLC programs statewide

Afterschool Alliance's Proposed Budget

FY 20242

$10,190,398

in federal funds could support 21st CCLC programs statewide

Afterschool Alliance's Proposed Budget vs. FY2023 Omnibus

FY 2024

+$3,675,000

more in federal funds could support 21st CCLC programs statewide compared to FY2023

  1. FY2023 Omnibus Appropriations Bill. This amount also reflects the President's FY2024 budget, which proposes flat funding for 21st CLCC and would be neither an increase nor a decrease compared to the FY 2023 Omnibus Appropriations Bill.
  2. Afterschool Alliance proposed $750 million increase to the FY2023 Omnibus Appropriations Bill/President's FY2024 Proposed Budget.

Learn More about Afterschool in Idaho

Idaho Contacts

NETWORK
AMBASSADORS
CAUCUS
VISTA

The statewide afterschool network is working to ensure that all kids have access to high-quality afterschool and summer learning programs.

Anna Almerico
Idaho Out-of-School Network
1607 W. Jefferson St.
Boise, ID 83702
aalmerico@jannus.org
https://idahooutofschool.org

AMBASSADORS work to ensure that all kids have access to high-quality afterschool and summer learning programs.

Ambassador Emeritus
Karma Metzler Fitzgerald
Lincoln County Youth Commission
111 West B, Suite C
Shoshone, ID 83352
208-308-3185
karmawrites@gmail.com

Ambassador Emeritus
Lissa Hall
Mountain Home AFB Youth Programs
480 5th Avenue
Mountain Home, ID 83648
208-828-4428
lissa.hall.1@us.af.mil

Since 2005, members of the Afterschool Caucus in both the Senate and the House of Representatives have been building support and resources for quality afterschool programs.

Caucus members in your state:

Rep Mike Simpson (R-ID)

For the past 7 years, the Afterschool Alliance has been a proud sponsor organization for national AmeriCorps VISTA projects, supporting State Afterschool Networks and STEM Ecosystems to increase the access to and quality of enrichment opportunities for youth.

Currently there are no Afterschool VISTA locations in your state.

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