With children becoming the primary focus of culture, options to
guarantee their security and development are increasingly being researched. The Federal Government
too has pooled in to make a success of such programs. Check out of the
reasons why after school programs have grown to be so popular:
1) Preventing Juvenile Delinquency, crime and violent victimization:
About 10% of juvenile crimes happen between 3 P.M. – 4 P.M. kiddies need
to be held safe and away from difficulty at such times
2) Preventing alcohol, medication and tobacco use.
Risk-taking behavior that seeks to ascertain superiority in a clan is
mostly seen in ‘latchkey’ children. Kids within their pre-teens, if they
have actually a significant relationship with a mentor, are less likely to want to indulge
in most of these destructive behavior
3) Decreases appetite for Television:
The average kid watches about 23 hours of television per week. When enrolled for
some activity, the kid uses their psychological and real abilities to generally meet
4) Improving academic achievements
5) Improving school attendance:
More confidence in self and increased curiosity about school leads to greater
attendance in school. A program that can help kids making use of their homework
additionally gives the kid a much-needed feeling of self-achievement.
6) Improved behavior and inter-personal skills
Young ones who attend after school activities handle conflict better and
cooperate more with authority numbers.
7) Closer family and community ties.