A place for children to explore, discover and
learn through play.
A place where families find support, caring
A place that’s safe and where staff help
children to grow strong bodies, curious minds
and caring hearts
We have high expectations for children and strive to create a positive environment for them.
We believe in the value of age-appropriate play. When kids play they are learning to
cooperate, negotiate, learn new skills, create, make decisions,
accept responsibility and initiate activities.
We believe that all people at RASP – children, staff, families, volunteers –
should be treated with respect.
We have the time to reach the “whole child” and to help them develop life skills,
friendships and a shared sense of community.
We believe that activities which really interest children help them
develop social, physical, cognitive, creative skills.
We believe that children who can make choices about how, when and
with whom to be engaged are most likely to enjoy themselves and
Site Supervisors, Asst.
volunteers and Administrators make
up our staff. Most of RASP's Supervisors
have worked with us for many years.
Our Supervisors are the heart and
core of our program. Each has
overall responsibility for a site, the
kids, staff and space. Our
Supervisors are professional,
well-trained and committed to their
work. Asst. Supervisors are able to
supervise the site in the Supervisor’s
absence. Most of our Counselors are
college students with a career
interest in children and families who
see their work as part of their
RASP’s mission is to provide high quality
school-age care that will enhance children
and youth's social, emotional, physical and
cognitive development in a positive,
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