Assist youth in meeting state standards for core academic subjects by providing students with academic enrichment opportunities before school, after school and during holidays or summer recess.
Offer participants a broad array of other services and programs, such as art, music, recreation activities, character education, career and technical training, drug and violence prevention programming, and technology education.
Provide educational services for families of participating students, such as literacy instruction, computer training and/or cultural enrichment.
Ensure that both youth and their families have decision-making roles in the creation, operation and evaluation of every 21st CCLC in Pennsylvania.
Mobilize school, community, and private sector social and health services support and resources in order to remove barriers that impede students’ learning.