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Author: Florida Afterschool

Building Community with Eight Waves: It All Starts With Learning to Read 

Eight Waves, based in Winter Garden, is a small team making a big impact through reading intervention, tutoring, and community supports. Initially, the program began with the goal of just providing homework help and mentorship, but quickly realized a greater need. Today, the afterschool program serves about 25 kids.   “We realized almost immediately that many of…
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This is where future heroes are born. (image of adult and child in white doctor coats.)

Igniting a Passion for Healthcare Careers with Little Medical School of the Treasure Coast 

Have you ever considered introducing children and youth to healthcare careers? With “Little Medical School,” you can! Little Medical School of the Treasure Coast operates from Sebastian to Miami delivering interactive, hands-on programs highlighting health, medicine, and animals! They not only offer after-school programs and summer camps, but can work directly with your team to…
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STEM Peer Learning Community Mini-Grant Recipients Announced

Florida After School, Inc. launched its 2024 STEM Peer Learning Community (PLC) this week. This six-month project will unify 15 afterschool programs from across the state to enhance the delivery of science, technology, engineering and mathematics programming in a variety of settings. The selected programs include: With funding and support from the Million Girls Moonshot…
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Calls To Action: STEM Survey

How do you STEM?? Take this quick survey! The Florida Afterschool Network partnered with the Million Girls Moonshot to re-imagine who can engineer, who can build, who can make. We aim to inspire and prepare the next generation of innovators by engaging one million more girls in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) learning opportunities…
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The Afterschool Meals Program – Feeding More Children during COVID-19

The Afterschool Meals Program – Feeding More Children during COVID-19 Written by: Katie Williams, COO, Florida Impact to End Hunger The Afterschool Meals Program (AMP) is a federal nutrition program that offers reimbursement for meals and/or snacks served at school-based or community-based, public, non-profit and some for-profit afterschool enrichment sites. Snacks, breakfasts, lunches, and suppers…
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