Communities In Schools of Nevada and After- School All-Stars Las Vegas
Open theDoor to Summer for 700 Underprivileged
Students at Splashdown for Kids
WHAT: Communities In Schools of Nevada (CISN) and After-School All-Stars Las Vegas (ASAS) are hosting a weekend of fun in the sun at the first-ever Splashdown for Kids on April 26-27, with proceeds going to both education-focused nonprofits. For more than 700 underprivileged students sponsored by local businesses and individuals, Splashdown for Kids will be an unforgettable day of riding the thrilling water rides, forgetting the stress of everyday lives and simply being kids. These students and their families were sponsored through the adopt-a-school program, which includes 14 schools to-date.
The event is also open to the public and all funds raised over the weekend will go to benefit the two organizations. Tickets are available for sale now at: http://cisnevada.org/splashdown.
Saturday, April 26, 2014
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday, April 27, 2014
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
WHERE: Wet ‘n’ Wild
7055 S Fort Apache Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89148
Local elementary and middle school students
Families of students
CISN executives and volunteers
ASAS executives and volunteers
Communities In Schools of Nevada is the local affiliate of the nation’s largest and most effective organization dedicated to keeping kids in school and helping them succeed in life. Working with both schools and the surrounding community, Communities In Schools of Nevada does whatever it takes to help kids stay in school and succeed in life. Based directly inside schools, Communities In Schools of Nevada connects students and their families to basic and critical educational and community-based resources, tailored to each student’s specific needs.
Operating in 43 school sites in Southern Nevada and Northeastern Nevada, Communities In Schools of Nevada serves nearly 33,000 students. Nationally, Communities In Schools provides services in more than 2,200 schools in 26 states and the District of Columbia, serving 1.3 million young people and their families every year. As the nation’s leading dropout prevention organization, Communities In Schools is the only program proven to both decrease dropout rates and increase graduation rates. For more information, please see our website http://www.cisnevada.org.
About After-School All-Stars Las Vegas
After-School All-Stars Las Vegas provides opportunities for underprivileged youth to participate in free after-school and summer programs that focus on academics, athletics and cultural enrichment. Local programs include tutoring, homework help, language and literacy skills, arts and crafts, dance, music, computers, chess, creative writing, soccer, swimming, cooking and media – just to name a few. Since its inception, After-School All-Stars has positively affected the lives of more than 100,000 Southern Nevada youth. Today, there are more than 5,000 youth from 13 different schools participating in the program. For more information, visit www.asaslv.org or call (702)-770-7601.