AFTERSCHOOL IN

Montana


Afterschool programs in Montana 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.

Unmet demand for afterschool and summer programs in Montana is high

34k

In 2019, 34,112 children (22%) would have been enrolled in a summer program if one were available to them.

Afterschool programs are supporting kids and families in Montana

Kids in afterschool enjoy a wide range of benefits, and parents and families benefit too:

70%

Keeping kids safe and out of trouble

79%

Giving working parents peace of mind

65%

Engaging kids in STEM learning

87%

Helping kids build
life skills

93%

Providing kids physical activity

Montana parents strongly support afterschool

83%

of parents support public funding for afterschool

21st Century Community Learning Centers are the only federal funded before-school, afterschool, and summer learning programs.

TODAY

FY 2023

$6,515,398

in federal funds supports 21st CCLC programs statewide

Learn more about 21st Century Community Learning Centers

Learn More about Afterschool in Montana

Montana Contacts

NETWORK
AMBASSADORS
CAUCUS
VISTA

The statewide afterschool network is working to ensure that all kids have access to high-quality afterschool and summer learning programs.

Rachel Wanderscheid
Montana Afterschool Alliance
4055 Valley Commons Dr., Unit G
Bozeman, MT 59718
rachel@mtafterschoolalliance.org
https://www.mtafterschoolalliance.org

AMBASSADORS work to ensure that all kids have access to high-quality afterschool and summer learning programs.

Ambassador Emeritus
Tim Brurud
Boys & Girls Club of the Hi-Line
P.O.Box 68
Havre, MT 59501
406-265-6206
timb@bgchi-line.com

Ambassador Emeritus
Veronica Willeto DeCrane
National Native Children's Trauma Center
32 Campus Drive
Missoula, MT 59812
406-243-2644
veronica.willeto@mso.umt.edu

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:

For the past 7 years, the Afterschool Alliance has been a proud sponsor organization for national AmeriCorps VISTA projects, supporting State Afterschool Networks and STEM Ecosystems to increase the access to and quality of enrichment opportunities for youth.

Currently there are no Afterschool VISTA locations in your state.

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