Wondering where to start in creating an afterschool program? These resources will help walk you through basic steps of planning an establishing an afterschool program.
Beyond the Bell: Start-Up Guide
This toolkit from Learning Point Associates provides ideas to get you started conceptualizing and implementing your program.
Resource Guide for Planning and Operating Afterschool Programs
This SEDL toolkit provides a description of resources to support 21st Century Community Learning Center afterschool programs. Many of the entries also apply to before school, summer, and community learning center programs.
ABC…123: Starting your Afterschool Program
This toolkit was created by the Utah Department of Workforce Services in collaboration with the Utah State University Extension 4-H. This toolkit is a useful resource for those afterschool providers who are located in rural areas.
This page will connect you to resources on how to start your program and fund it, new research, and good websites to know.