Recruitment and retention strategies for out-of-school-time programs.

@article{Lauver2005RecruitmentAR,
  title={Recruitment and retention strategies for out-of-school-time programs.},
  author={Sherri C. Lauver and Priscilla M. D. Little},
  journal={New directions for youth development},
  year={2005},
  volume={105},
  pages={
          71-89, 11-2
        }
}
Many out-of-school-time (OST) practitioners seek ways to maximize enrollment, enhance frequency of participation, and ensure retention in OST programs, so that the multiple potential benefits of these programs are realized. Three critical areas of program quality are important underpinnings for success in recruitment and retention of youth in OST programs: a sense of safety and community; committed program staff; and challenging, age-appropriate, and fun activities. In addition, a review of… CONTINUE READING

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