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Benefits of Calgary AfterSchool
The benefits to Calgary kids with positive and quality programming in the after school hours are well documented. Research shows that children and youth who are provided with safe and stimulating environments after school. show positive development in their social, physical, leadership and creative skills.
Research shows that children and youth who participate in quality after school programming are less at risk to get involved in crime, gangs, substance abuse, teenage pregnancy and other activities that may be harmful to their healthy development. Most importantly, children and youth have fun with Calgary AfterSchool. They will have the opportunity to have a snack, get help with their homework, practice a skill, or meet other youth who are interested in spending their after school time in positive ways.
Quality after school programming can help children and youth:
- be more successful in school
- out of trouble and provide them with a safe place to go
- learn new skills
- stay active and healthy
- make new friends
- feel a sense of belonging
Parents benefit from knowing that their children and youth are participang in a positive, healthy and supervised environment. being cared for in a supervised environment.
Contact the AfterSchool program
Phone: 311 or outside Calgary: 403-268-2489.