MOST Kids Play Scientists In LaMoure

–Story taken from LaMoure Chronicle– Six MOST (Meaningful Out of School Time) kids and five parents parents participated in Family Fun Day, February 22, 2017. Kids with their parents split into three groups and pretended to be “Little Scientists.” One group consisted of John Witchey, his mother, Ash Boos and stepfather, Josh Severson. Their activity…
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YMCA Afterschool Program Is Jazzing Up Gym Time

Knowing what to do when you enter a gym space, eliminating guesswork and becoming more self-sufficient Gym time to some kids means throwing balls, chasing each other, and running wild! To after school program teachers, gym time can mean chaos and confusion. I have never been the athletic type, and I am definitely not a…
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Engineers In The Making!

Madison YMCA afterschool program students LOVE putting their creative skills to work. Explore Zone: 25-30 minutes of learning, exploring and gaining self-confidence through expression. Today’s explore zone consisted of three domains; STEM, literacy, art. Program leaders introduce the lesson through explanation and an example, and then let the students work and create for the remaining 20-25 minutes.…
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2016 Lights On Afterschool

Although a few months late in posting, we still want to highlight the fun events put on to celebrate the nationally recognized Lights on Afterschool day, Oct. 20. Below we’ve shared some highlights of not just our own out-of-school-time programs, but also a couple others from across the state that participated. Each program works with kids in their own unique ways and…
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NEW M.O.S.T. Program Opens In Mapleton!

We are excited to announce the addition of Mapleton to the SEEC’s Meaningful Out-of-School-Time (M.O.S.T.) Programs! Mapleton students now have the opportunity to engage in activities centered around STEAM and receive homework help. The broad array of enrichment activities will complement their regular classroom academic programs and offer other educational services for the families participating…
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