Many children are a part of afterschool programming all over the country. The activities that children participate in outside of school hours are critical to their health and development. After school programs are a place where many children get meals, snacks, physical activity, and recreation time which may directly affect their health and well-being. Providing children with essential health education and healthy options in after school programs is imperative as they grow into adults.
Click on the link below to view a document that will help after school programmers and their staff members promote healthy programs and choices within their facilities.