In 2021, the US Department of Education recognized Comprehensive After-school Programs as an evidence-based approach to student advancement and recovery.
Our clubs follow our KIDS UP Youth Development Strategy, to build belonging, competence, and purpose in the minds, hearts, and lives of kids:
Our clubs follow our Kids Up youth development strategy, centered around L.E.A.F. (Leadership, Education, Arts, & Fitness):
We encourage Club Kids to be leaders among their peers, and to share the club experience with others via testimonies, essays, and more.
We encourage achieving and maintaining Honor Roll status, or making progress toward that goal.
From legos to photography, we encourage the expression of art through performances and exhibits.
We encourage the health of our Club Kids by including physical activity in our club programming.