Did you know?
About 10 percent of violent juvenile crimes are committed between 3 p.m.
and 4 p.m. Children are also at a much greater risk of being the
victim of a violent crime after the school day, roughly 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education, 2000
PEAK, Partners Empowering All Kids, began
21st Century Learning Centers program funded by the U.S. Department
of Education in 2001. Although grant funding ceased May 31,
2005, the PEAK doors remain open through community support,
especially through the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan, and
PEAK keeps schools open until 6 p.m. on
school days and turns schools into community centers for kids for
six weeks in the summer.
PEAK is administered by
City of Mount Pleasant Parks & Recreation Department, in
Mount Pleasant Public Schools.
This program is designed to provide all school-age children with educational, enrichment and recreational activities
in a fun, safe environment.
Click here for a map of PEAK locations