Worthington Adventist® Academy

"Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it." Proverbs 22:6

After-School Clubs

There are various benefits of afterschool programs including physical benefits in form of enhanced activities, social benefits in form of high self-esteem, and psychological advantages in form of cognitive and academic payoff. Participating in the afterschool programs helps to form our students individual personality and reduces emotional stress. Students explore their creativity and burn their excess energy in various activities. These after-school programs shape the personality of the students in a unique way.

Here are some of the benefits of registering your child in one of our after-school programs:

1. Increased academic performance.

Kids who participate in an after school programs experience increased academic performance. Not only do they have time to complete homework assignments, but they also have opportunities to learn and engage in learning in new and creative ways.

2. Improved social skills.

After school programs usually offer a variety of group activities. These activities give kids the opportunity to meet and interact with new peers outside of school. Children also practice valuable social skills, like teamwork, responsibility, and listening.

3. More daily physical activity.

Another benefit of after school programs is the promotion of more physical activity. Rather than going home and heading straight to the couch, these programs encourage movement through fun games and activities.

4. Structure and safety outside of school.

After school programs can provide parents with peace of mind knowing that their child/children are supervised and safe. The structure of after-school programs has even shown a reduction in behavioral problems at school and home.

5. Time to explore and have fun.

Finally, after school program allows students a chance to relax, explore, and have fun. Students might discover a new interest, learn a new skill, or move around and burn off some extra energy or built-up stress.