Canyon’s Extended Learning Program is designed to provide quality learning and youth development activities aimed to improve the academic and wellness outcomes of students.
The hours after school can be risky for youth to be left unsupervised. Youth who are not involved in constructive, supervised extracurricular activities are more likely to engage in risky behaviors such as school failure, drug use, and delinquency. *
Our Extended Learning Program is offered at the following schools:
Afterschool provides a solid return on investment. Research shows that every $1 invested in after school programs saves at least $3 by:
- Increasing kids’ learning potential
- Improving kids’ performance at school
- Reducing crime and juvenile delinquency **
**Brown, W. O., Frates, S. B., Rudge, I. S., Tradewell, R. L. (2002). The Costs and Benefits of After School Programs: The Estimated Effects of the After School Education and Safety Program Act of 2002. The Rose Institute of Claremont-McKenna College. . http://www.middlechildhoodmatters.ca/ wp-content/uploads/2012/10/claremontmckenna_ CostsandBenefits.pdf