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BAM! After Middle School

Who We Are

According to the national research, in the U.S., youth crime rate for the first hour after school is triple, and youth not in after school programs are 3 times more likely to experiment with drugs, alcohol, cigarettes, and more. 

B.A.M! is a community-based program of diverse, volunteer-led after school activities, offered to supplement regular school-sponsored sports and clubs.

All B.A.M! activities take place at school free of charge, and healthy snacks are offered at every session.

Share Your Interests!

Share Your Hobbies!

Become a B.A.M! Instructor!

B.A.M! engages members of the community to volunteer by sharing their interests and hobbies with middle school students during after school activities.

A B.A.M! activity can be any appropriate that will engage middle school students.

Activities take place from 3:05 PM to 4:20 PM, Mon. – Thurs. during the school year.

Most activities are 4 – 10 sessions long .

If you would like to be an instructor or believe your organization might want to participate,

we want to talk with you!

Family involvement is always welcome.

B.A.M! is sponsored by the Juneau Afterschool Coalition and the Zach Gordon Youth Center in partnership with community organizations, volunteers, and Dzantik’i Heeni and Floyd Dryden middle schools,


Questions? Need more info?

Contact BAM! Program Coordinator, C. Allen Truitt




What We Do

The Juneau Afterschool Coalition offers Juneau middle school students and families educational and recreational opportunities from the end of the school day until approximately the time most parents get home from work. The goal of providing these opportunities is:

• The improvement of academic and life-long learning and social skills; and,

• A reduction of the number of middle school age youth that begin the development of addictions, depression, and other social and mental problems that will hinder them throughout their lives. 


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