There are a few weeks left of summer, but parents' search for quality afterschool programs starts now. Check out our new map to find programs near you!


Afterschool programs keep kids safe, inspire them to learn and help working families. For every child in a program, two are waiting to get in. We're working to change that.

Latest Research

America After 3PM spans a decade of data chronicling how children spend the hours between 3 and 6 p.m. — the hours after school ends and before parents typically return home from work.

Afterschool Snack

The afterschool blog on the latest research, resources, funding and policy on expanding quality afterschool and summer learning programs for children and youth. Read the latest.

In My Community

Get your kids involved in afterschool: Locate programs in your community and learn what to look for to identify high-quality programs.

Afterschool Issues:

The Promise of Adolescence: Developmental Science & Afterschool

Thursday, Sep 12, 2019 Watch

What Works: Celebrating the 20th Annual Lights On Afterschool

Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019 Watch

Changemakers! Practitioners Advance Equity and Access in Afterschool Programs

Thursday, Aug 8, 2019 Watch

Empatico: A Platform for Empathy

Wednesday, Jun 19, 2019 Watch

Afterschool STEM HUB

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.

Even though everyday life surrounds us with obvious STEM applications, it can still be challenging to make the case for meaningful reforms in STEM learning. It's harder still when it comes to afterschool settings.

Need help speaking afterschool STEM-ish? The STEM HUB has quick start guides, resources & more.

Visit the STEM HUB