Afterschool programs in Missouri 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.
Kids in afterschool enjoy a wide range of benefits, and parents and families benefit too:
Keeping kids safe and out of trouble
Giving working parents peace of mind
Engaging kids in STEM learning
Providing kids physical activity
of parents support public funding for afterschool
in federal funds support 21st CCLC programs statewide
in federal funds could support 21st CCLC programs statewide
more in federal funds could support 21st CCLC programs statewide compared to FY2023
The statewide afterschool network is working to ensure that all kids have access to high-quality afterschool and summer learning programs.
AMBASSADORS work to ensure that all kids have access to high-quality afterschool and summer learning programs.
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:
STEM Ecosystem VISTAs increase the accessibility and quality of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) learning opportunities around the country through facilitating collaboration between schools, afterschool programs, and other STEM stakeholders.