Every Monday Matters: Curriculum for Lasting Change

Do the youth in your program really believe that they matter—to themselves, to the people in their lives, and to the world? Join us to explore the Every Monday Matters K-12 Curriculum, a flexible and hands-on SEL program created to help students understand how much and why they matter. Discover how to use this no-cost… Read more »

Creating a Culture of Youth Voice

Youth voice is increasingly becoming a buzzword, but what does it really mean? This workshop will help you build your understanding of what youth voice is and can be, and show you how you can infuse it into every aspect of your program and every level of your organization. Participants will leave this with a… Read more »

Nature Games & Activities

Children love to play outside and explore nature. These hands-on activities will guide participants on a journey of exploration, education and imagination through our natural environment. Participants will learn 2-3 new outdoor activities that can be used in an afterschool program and also understand how to connect youth to nature. Be prepared to get dirty… Read more »

Learn Together: A Round Table Discussion on Staff Engagement and Supervision

NOTE: This session is full and closed to new participants. During this session, participants will utilize a community of practice to guide how they can support staff engagement in their programs, as well as how to effectively supervise and motivate their staff. This session is structured as a round table discussion for site coordinators and… Read more »

Inclusive Arts: Open Studio

In this workshop, afterschool professionals are invited to experience the joy in making art together. Time will be shared between direct art-making experiences and reflection on topics including accessible, non-toxic art materials, setting up spaces to facilitate art making while minimizing mess, including everyone in the art making process, and keeping art making spaces safe… Read more »

Inclusive Arts: Open Studio

In this workshop, afterschool professionals are invited to experience the joy in making art together. Time will be shared between direct art-making experiences and reflection on topics including accessible, non-toxic art materials, setting up spaces to facilitate art making while minimizing mess, including everyone in the art making process, and keeping art making spaces safe… Read more »

Destination Imagination: Thinking Outside The Box

This is a hands-on workshop that introduces participants to Destination Imagination. Participants will learn divergent thinking and have a unique opportunity to participate in challenging and motivating activities. They will develop their creative skills through problem solving and independent thinking. Participants should come prepared to be actively involved with working on solutions to some Instant… Read more »

Destination Imagination: Thinking Outside the Box

This is a hands-on workshop that introduces participants to Destination Imagination. Participants will learn divergent thinking and have a unique opportunity to participate in challenging and motivating activities. They will develop their creative skills through problem solving and independent thinking. Participants should come prepared to be actively involved with working on solutions to some Instant… Read more »