Best Care Out of School Time
Best Care Out of School Time (formerly 4-H Afterschool) is a dynamic professional development program that is geared toward anyone that works with school aged children. The focus of the professional development is to target those who work with kids during the hours they are not in school. This could be a pick-up program after school and before parents/guardians get off of work, or even a summer program that keeps kids during the day. In addition to great professional development, providers will have access to quick activity lessons that they could use with their kids.
Best Care Out of School Time (BCOOST) is great for day care or preschool centers that pick up school-aged children, 4-H adult volunteers in charge of clubs or working with 4-Her's, summer programs keeping kids while parents are working, and so much more! This professional development program is FIVE hours of professional development and activity lessons that out of school time professionals can use with the kids in their program.
The 2022 BCOOST professional development topics are:
- Yoga in the Afterschool Environment
- Safety in the Afterschool Environment
- STEAM For School-Aged Students
- Elementary & Adolescent Nutrition
- Challenging Conversations
Best Care Out of School Time Curriculum
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