Activity Guides


The following activity guides have been designed with the impact of Covid-19 in mind. The activities and challenge below have been adapted for in-person and virtual instruction, or a hybrid of both, as well as sent as take-home packets. From summer, to fall, to winter, these guides will help support your OST programs during this difficult time.


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The Summer Activity Guide provides you with a suite of student activities and challenges adapted for your program, whether you are in-person, virtual, or a hybrid of both, as well as sent as take-home packets. The Georgia Statewide Afterschool Network has developed these guides specifically to accommodate COVID-19 programming for the 50 State Afterschool Network. 

NEW: Learning About COVID-19 Activity Guide - These 40 activities were intentionally designed to teach students the science behind COVID-19 and to help foster greater social awareness and empathy. The activities can be utilized for in-person, virtual, and take home OST programming. This guide has been created with leadership from the Alaska Afterschool Network. Get to know the guide by tuning into this webinar recording, Learning About COVID-19 Activity Guide Tutorial, where you will be instructed on implementation and use of the guide. Now available in Spanish!

Access the guides and supplemental materials below!


Features:

Summer Activity Guides:

  • 150 challenges and activities organized by four different age groups (5-9) (10-12) (13-15) (16-18)

  • Adaptable for in-person and virtual instruction, or a hybrid of both, as well as sent as take-home packets

  • Based in skill building & social emotional learning

COVID-19 Activity Guide:

  • 40 activities organized by four appropriate age groups

  • Can be utilized for in-person, virtual, and take home OST programming

  • Foster greater social awareness and empathy

  • Now available in Spanish!


Download the Activity Guides:


Webinars

Learning About COVID-19 Activity Guide Tutorial (Watch On Demand) - The activities and resources in the Learning About COVID-19 Activity Guides were intentionally designed to support youth-serving programs in engaging students in learning about the science of COVID-19 and developing greater social awareness and empathy. In this training we will review the Learning About COVID-19 Activity Guide, and instruct participants on implementation and use of the guide.

Getting to Know the New Summer Activity Guide (Watch On Demand) – Hot off the process! This webinar will dive into the structure and elements of the activities for each age group so that participants feel comfortable facilitating every component of these lessons.

Keeping Youth Engaged this Summer (Watch On Demand) – Join this webinar to learn more about effective positive youth development practices and how to use the new Summer Activity Guide and to effectively engage with youth through different delivery models.


The Summer Activity Guide has been developed for the 50 State Afterschool Network with leadership from the Georgia Statewide Afterschool Network with funding support from the Alaska Afterschool Network to engage and support children and youth nationwide.