Healthy Out-of-School Time Roadmaps
Use our downloadable roadmaps to explore the implementation of standards to create a healthier out-of-school time environment for kids.
All roadmaps are aligned to the recently-refreshed National AfterSchool Association Standards for Healthy Eating and Physical Activity and include tips to take action, trainings for staff, and resources to explore. In collaboration with CASEL, each roadmap also includes guidance on integrating social-emotional health into a healthier out-of-school time for kids.
Content & Quality Roadmap
Use this roadmap to ensure foods, beverages and physical activities offered as part of your program promote lifelong health and reduce the risk of chronic disease; ensure physical activity offerings support the USDHHS 2018 guidelines recommending youth obtain at least 60 minutes of physical activity per day, including a mixture of moderate and vigorous intensity activity, as well as bone and muscle strengthening activities.
Environmental Supports Roadmap
Use this roadmap to ensure your program’s physical space supports and promotes healthy eating and physical activity.
Program Supports Roadmap
Use this roadmap to ensure your program's organizational infrastructure, including leadership, management and budgeting practices, support and promote healthy eating and physical activity.
Social Supports Roadmap
Use this roadmap to ensure your program creates a culture that supports and promotes healthy eating, physical activity, and positive relationships among staff, youth, families, and the community.
Staff Training Roadmap
Use this roadmap to ensure all staff members participate in ongoing, evidence-informed training and professional development in essential topics on healthy eating and physical activity.
Chronic Health Condition Management in Out-of-School Time
Use this roadmap to ensure your program’s adopt evidence-based practices to help children with chronic health conditions safely participate in out-of-school time (OST) programs.