We Are Vermont Afterschool

A statewide nonprofit dedicated to ensuring that the children and youth in every Vermont community are able to benefit from the power of afterschool, summer learning, and third space programs during the out-of-school time hours.

Why We Do This Work

We believe that we have a collective responsibility to ensure that all young Vermonters are active, connected, engaged, and heard.

Afterschool Matters

We Rely on Collaboration

Together with our partners, we can work to provide many opportunities for children and teens to be young and grow into happy and healthy Vermonters.

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Noteworthy
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Our DEI Approach for 2021

As with so many others, 2020 upended the way we work. It has been eye-opening, illuminating, and humbling. And not just in terms of working remotely or adjusting to life in a pandemic. For our team at Vermont Afterschool, part of this re-focusing and re-envisioning our work has meant examining the way we approach diversity,… Read more »

Data Digest, Press Release, Vermont Youth Project

New Data Highlights Protective Factors and Effects of COVID-19 on Vermont Youth

New data from the Vermont Youth Project reveals how protective factors can help young people reduce substance use as well as a greater need of structured activities during the out-of-school time hours in the third space. The new data also includes measures around COVID-19, with middle and high school students showing a significant increase of… Read more »

Funding, Youth Voice

Teen Center COVID Relief Grants

With support from the Vermont Community Foundation, Vermont Afterschool is releasing a one-time COVID-19 relief funding opportunity for established teen/youth centers that are currently running programming as of January 1, 2021. This funding is to support the continued operation of teen centers serving Vermont youth from 13 years old into their 20s during these challenging… Read more »