Co-Op After School


Co-Op After School is a grant-funded after school program operated and managed by Dwight Hall at Yale in partnership with Co-Op High School.  As the largest high school after school program in the state of Connecticut, CAS provides free, innovative programming to more than 350 high school students annually in a safe, supportive and nurturing environment.  

Yale students may become engaged with CAS as tutors, program instructors, or as programmatic support, creating the perfect environment for Yale students to achieve success in working with high school students.

Summary of Activities: 
Co-Op After School – located in New Haven’s downtown Cooperative High School for the Arts and Humanities –  is the largest high school after-school program in the state of Connecticut. CAS provides free, innovative courses to 350+ artistically-inclined students in an environment that is both dynamic and nurturing, exciting and supportive.  
CAS empowers students to choose their own after-school experience from a wide range of academic, artistic, and socially meaningful activities, creating deep friendships, greater academic opportunity, and memorable experiences. Co-Op After School places real value on student opinion, artistic expression, academic growth, and community service.
Co-Op After School is perfect for volunteers interested in authentic, meaningful work with high school students.

In 2015 CAS:

  • engaged 378 Co-Op High School students, grades 9 - 12;

  • offered more than 50 arts, academic, and enrichment program

  • ran and produced the Spring Musical, Fall Play, and a number of student performances each year

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