In 2018, Boys & Girls Clubs of Larimer County (BGCLC) expanded their partnership with the Thompson School District by providing a free after-school program at Monroe and Truscott Elementary Schools, funded by a 21st Century Community Learning Center grant. The 21st Century Community Learning Center Sites have four main goals:
- To decrease chronic absenteeism,
- To help students meet the challenging state academic standards,
- To increase student’s essential skills,
- To increase family involvement in their child’s education.
To meet these program goals, BGCLC provides a robust after-school program that includes academic-based activities, homework assistance, health and fitness programs and character and leadership opportunities for youth in grades kindergarten through 5th grade. The program also includes monthly family engagement activities to give parents tools on how to better support their child’s academic success at home.