Afterschool programs in Arizona 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, 220,063 children (19%) 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 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.
Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence
77 E Weldon Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85012
AMBASSADORS work to ensure that all kids have access to high-quality afterschool and summer learning programs.
Manuel "Manny" Padia
City of Glendale Recreation Programs
6210 W. Myrtle Avenue, Building B
Glendale, AZ 85301
Kyrene School District
8700 S. Kyrene Road
Tempe, AZ 85284
City of Tempe-Kid Zone Enrichment Program
3340 E. Rural Road
Tempe, AZ 85282
1510 Flores Drive
Show Low, AZ 85901
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:
Afterschool Sustainability VISTAs increase increase the accessibility and quality of afterschool and summer learning programs.