ERIC Number: EJ656313
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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After-School Programs for Early Adolescents: A Path for Building Resiliency.
School-Age Review, n3 p14-18 Spr 2001
Explores some of the approaches used in one after-school program operating in seven sites in Massachusetts to provide an environment and build individual traits that lead to resilience in early adolescents. Describes four categories of voluntary activity clubs: the arts, including drama, photography, and dance; practical skills, including cooking, woodworking, and gardening; sports, recreation, and outdoor adventure; and academic supports, including homework centers and computer access. (KB)
Descriptors: After School Centers, After School Education, After School Programs, Athletics, Clubs, Early Adolescents, Extracurricular Activities, Middle School Students, Outdoor Activities, Program Descriptions, Recreation, Resilience (Personality), School Age Child Care, Tutoring
National School-Age Care Alliance, 1137 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02124.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Massachusetts