Afterschool programs in Nebraska 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.
In 2019, 70,040 children (21%) would have been enrolled in a summer program if one were available to them.
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 supports 21st CCLC programs statewide
The statewide afterschool network is working to ensure that all kids have access to high-quality afterschool and summer learning programs.
Beyond School Bells
215 Centennial Mall South
Lincoln, NE 68508
AMBASSADORS work to ensure that all kids have access to high-quality afterschool and summer learning programs.
Arnold Community Learning Center
5000 Mike Scholl Street
Lincoln, NE 68524
Collective for Youth
105 North 31st Ave., Suite 103
Omaha, NE 68131
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 Afterschool Expansion VISTAs expand access to high-quality afterschool programs that focus on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math).