Making the Connection to Prevention

While an afterschool program may not be specifically identified or funded as a substance misuse prevention program, there are several key components that everyone working in these programs can implement to help reduce risk factors and increase protective factors for youth. Participants will learn how to strengthen afterschool programs and better understand the connection to… Read more »

Oceans Explorations

Dive in to some great ocean explorations sure to inspire you to bring this world to the youth in your programs. From tidal pool adaptations to the deepest parts of the ocean, learn about this curriculum developed from free resources offered by the New England Aquarium. Age of youth served: grades K-5.

Taking Maker Activities to the Next Level

This workshop will assume that participants already have experience making, tinkering, and engineering with their students and are looking to go to the next level. Do you want to create a weekly afterschool maker club? Are you thinking about designing a STEM summer camp? Participants will try hands-on activities as a catalyst for discussions on… Read more »