Summer Camp Builds Skills for Lifetime Success

July 30, 2018

While summer camp may seem like just a fun way to keep kids busy on the break from school, summer camps offer so much more. This answer to prayer for most working parents…

Preventing “Summer Slide”

June 7, 2018

The summer break from school brings exciting vacations, uninterrupted playtime, plenty of hot sunshine, and relaxing mornings sleeping in.  The sound of water play and screams of joy fill the air with summer…

It’s Afterschool Professionals Appreciation Week!

April 23, 2018

THE QUEST ZONE CELEBRATES THE HEART OF AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAMS DURING “AFTERSCHOOL PROFESSIONALS APPRECIATION WEEK” April 23-27, 2018 This week The Quest Zone is joining with the National AfterSchool Association (NAA) to celebrate the professionals who…

STEM in Afterschool: What’s all the fuss?

March 15, 2018

S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) is quite the buzz word these days when it comes to educating our children.  But what does it really mean? And why is it so important? This…

5 Practical, Painless Family Study Tips

February 22, 2018

As your child’s first and most important teacher, you can play a vital role in helping your child develop effective studying habits. Those skills are often the tipping point that turns good students…

3 Reasons to Say “YES” to Afterschool

January 23, 2018

As our society and family structures have evolved, two full-time working parents in a household has become the norm.  With the typical full-time job hours being 8am-5pm, the question arises – what will…

6 Ways to Cultivate a Spirit of Gratitude in Your Child

January 3, 2018

There are great emotional and physical benefits to living a life of gratitude. A study at the University of California found that people who focus on positive things are less likely to get…

7 Conversation Starters to Get Kids Talking

December 7, 2017

“nothing”...“stuff”...“fine” Are these the standard answers you get when you ask your children about school? Sometimes those are even the answers on a good day which may seem better than a dismissive shrug,…

10 Life Skills Your Children Should Know by Age 10

October 5, 2017

Kids grow up fast. Before you know it, your 8-year-old will be a 16-year-old driving off in their first car. Ok, it might not be that fast, but with the growth of media…