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Important Benefits Of After School Programs





Effective after school programs bring so many benefits to children, families and communities. The following are some important reasons for choosing an after school program for your child.

  1. It Provides Homework Assistance
    Some facilities offer homework assistance. Homework can often cause conflict between children and their parents. So, getting help during an after school program can make evenings more pleasant and relaxing because the work is complete.
  2. It Provides An Environment For Physical Activity
    After school is the time of day when children are more likely to be inactive and consume unhealthy foods. This is why after school programs can play an important role in boosting physical activity; they offer opportunities for sports and provide healthy snacks for your child.
  3. It Makes Learning More Fun
    Some after school programs offer classes in areas like science and technology. Many also offer arts options like drama and music, which can help kids find new interests.
  4. It Provides A Safe Social Environment
    After school programs ensure that children have a safe place to go while parents are at work. A good program promotes cooperation, support and respect. This can result in decreased behavioral problems, improved social skills and meaningful relationships with others.

“The aspect of our after school program that parents appreciate the most is that we provide a safe place for their children,” said Belinda Lies, owner of Kiddie Campus in Yorkville. “The fact that we also provide homework assistance is an added benefit.” 

Finding the right after school program for your child is key. If you are looking for a daycare, preschool or after school program for your children, Kiddie Campus in Yorkville can help.  They have offered excellent educational opportunities for over 26 years and have many programs to choose from.  For more information, please contact:

Kiddie Campus

1407 Cannonball Trail

Yorkville, Illinois 60560