Browse more than 2,000 programs for children and young people, ages 5 to 24
From camps and after-school classes to services and support, Elevate Washington’s directory features programs that help build lifelong skills, improve academic performance, provide safe spaces outside the school day and inspire young people to discover their passions.
Elevate Washington is a source for comprehensive, statewide data about youth programs.
We offer a critical vantage point from which to pinpoint gaps and connect the dots. These insights inform strategies that help elevate the youth development field and target resources to where they’re needed most.
4.5M available now for summer youth programs in Washington
School’s Out Washington (SOWA) is partnering with the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) to administer a second round of funding through the Summer Program Fund—a statewide opportunity for summer programs, serving young people ages 4-21 in Washington.
Youth program providers—We need your input!
School's Out Washington is creating a new feature in the Elevate Washington member system that will showcase key information in a personalized data dashboard. Take the survey below and tell us what you'd like to see.
Washington state is rich in science, technology, engineering, and math-focused (STEM) opportunities.
High-quality afterschool and summer STEM learning opportunities—as well as career connected and work-integrated learning—are key to equipping youth with the knowledge and skills needed to join a dynamic workforce.
Out-of-school time arts learning contributes to student success.
Students who study art are 4 times more likely to be recognized for academic achievement and 3 times more likely to be awarded for school attendance. (National Endowment for the Arts)
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Elevate Washington is a service of School’s Out Washington. We are a community resource that captures and maintains critical data on youth-serving programs across our state.
From program details and youth demographics to quality improvement data—our insights are meant to inform programming, funding, systems-level strategy, advocacy and more. Our data system is powered by youth program providers who share this important information in our member system.
Strengthening Programs. Empowering Youth.
School’s Out Washington (SOWA) is working to ensure equitable access to high-quality, expanded learning programs in all Washington communities—especially for low-income youth and youth of color.
SOWA created the Elevate Washington member system and youth program directory so that we have the tools and information needed to see where youth programs are operating in our state and better understand who’s being served. With this critical data, we’re able to advocate for resources and also provide families with an easy way to find programs in their area.