Access AfterSchool's


Access AfterSchool’s SecondShift is an afterschool enrichment program for middle school students emphasizing seven core youth development and college/career readiness skills that young people need to thrive.  Programs are offered at two k-8 schools and four middle schools across three counties in rural Western Colorado.

Parents are extremely satisfied with programming. In fact, parent satisfaction rates exceed 97%. Recently, SecondShift parents have shared:

  • “My son was involved in the activity and was excited to stay in the program.”

  • “My son loved this class!”

  • “Thank you and keep it going, please!”


With these important positive impacts, it is clear that Access AfterSchool makes a significant and valuable contribution to the youth and communities it serves.