Afterschool programs in Washington 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.
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.
AMBASSADORS work to ensure that all kids have access to high-quality afterschool and summer learning programs.
Walla Walla Public Schools
364 S. Park Street
Walla Walla, WA 99362
Northwest Community Action Center
701 Rentschler Lane
Toppenish, WA 98948
White Salmon Valley School District
P.O. Box 631
White Salmon, WA 98672
YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties
3330 Kitsap Way, Suite A
Bremerton, WA 98312
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:
Rep Rick Larsen (D-WA)
Rep Adam Smith (D-WA)
Sen Patty Murray (D-WA)
Sen Maria Cantwell (D-WA)
Afterschool and Summer Meals Expansion VISTAs increase afterschool and summer meal program participation among low-income children and families.