JOPLIN, MO.--- A new after school program is available for kids that will help them avoid at risk behavior. The Joplin Family Y is signing up kids for the "Plugged In" program. The program will host six week sessions and will be held at the Joplin middle schools. One of the first programs will focus on photography and will be taught by Art Feeds. The program is designed for kids who don't fit in with other programs, like sports or band, and might slip through the cracks.
"Kids that are not involved in after school or extra curricular activities tend to start to fall into a bad routine of behavior. It kind of stays with them through high school and on through that," said Mallorie Larson, Joplin Family Y.
If you would like to sign up for the program, you can call 417-623-4597 ext. 126. The cost of the program is $50.
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