ABOUT ACCESS AFTERSCOOL

OUR MISSION:

Access AfterSchool enriches the lives of youth, supports working families, and builds healthy communities by providing high quality afterschool and summer programs.

OUR VISION:

Access Afterschool is committed to facilitating connections among youth, their peers, families, mentors, and community. Youth feel a sense of belonging, are socially and emotionally supported, are empowered to explore their interests, and are inspired for the future.

What We Do

Access AfterSchool provides after-school and summer programs in the Roaring Fork and Colorado River valleys of Western Colorado. Access keeps youth connected to school and community through a combination of  enrichment classes that provide life skills, leadership development through an exploration of a wide variety of subjects, including art, music, science, fitness, cooking, martial arts and much more.  Access SecondShift and Access BoostCamp serve approximately 1,300 youth annually. 

 

Access AfterSchool emphasizes seven core youth development and college/career readiness skills:

  • COLLABORATION

  • CREATIVITY

  • CRITICAL THINKING

  • GROWTH MINDSET

  • HEALTH LITERACY

  • INITIATIVE

Learn More About These Skills:

  • RESPONSIBILITY

In Basalt classes are held at: Basalt Middle School

In Carbondale classes are held at: Ross Montessori School

In West Glenwood Springs classes are held at: Glenwood Springs Middle School

In South Glenwood classes are held at: Riverview School

 

In New Castle classes are held at:  Riverside Middle School

In Rifle classes are held at: ​Rifle Middle School

Our Locations 

Call us:

(970) 281-KIDS (5437)

Mailing Address: 

PO Box 819 Carbondale, CO 81623