After-school activities

Not sure what to do with your kids when they’re not in school? Extra-curricular activities help to keep students engaged and out of trouble. Find out about some of the positive ways young people can get involved outside of the classroom. There are countless community resources, programs and organizations where children and teens can spend time, volunteer and have some fun. Learn about some of the top after-school activities available in Stark County. Note that students don’t necessarily need to live in these cities to participate in the programs listed. Resource eligibility may be determined based on financial need.

Canton activities

Be a Better Me Foundation

A community-based foundation designed to empower and encourage young people to see the good in themselves and others.
1414 Market Ave N
Canton, OH 44714
Phone: (330) 754-6881

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Summit, Medina & Stark Counties, Inc.

Mentoring network serving more than 350 at-risk children ages 6 to 18. Children are matched with adult volunteers who provide ongoing encouragement and support for life-long success.
Goodwill Campus
408 9th St. SW
Canton, OH 44707
Phone: (330) 445-1123

Buckeye Council, Boy Scouts of America

Skill building, outdoor activities and social development to help instill positive behaviors in Stark County’s young people.
2301 13th St. NW
Canton, OH 44708
Phone: (330) 580-4272

Canton Challenger Baseball

Canton Challenger Baseball is Little League’s adaptive baseball program for those with physical and intellectual challenges. Each team is lead by a manager and assisted by volunteers. Learn more at their website.

Canton Museum of Art

Studio classes and workshops available throughout the year as well as a Summer Art Camp for young people under the age of 18.
1001 Market Ave. N
Canton, OH 44702
Phone: (330) 453-7666
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Canton Symphony Orchestra

Professional learning environment for young musicians in Stark County. Music camps are offered in the summer for children and young adults.
2331 17th St. NW
Canton, OH 44708
Phone: (330) 452-2094

Dueber United Methodist Church

The Dueber Kids Club provides a safe place for kids to go after school for collaborative tutoring and enrichment activities.
645 Dueber Ave. SW
Canton, OH 44706
Phone: (330) 456-8357

EN-RICH-MENT

Music education, nurturing and training for youth who come from low-income, high-risk backgrounds.
1014 Cleveland Ave. NW
Canton, OH 44702
Phone: (330) 546-7724

Lighthouse Ministries

After-school programs for children in first through fifth grade, including devotions, exercise, academic support and enrichment opportunities.
1931 3rd St. SE
Canton, OH 44707
Phone: (330) 915-3013
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Stark County District Library

Start Smart programming and events for children from infants to pre-teens.
715 Market Ave. N
Canton, OH 44702
Phone: (330) 452-0665
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Stark County Youth Led Prevention

Stark County Youth Led Prevention (SCYLP) is a youth-led, adult-guided leadership development group focusing on promoting and celebrating healthy lifestyles.

Stark Parks

Parks, trails, classes and activities for Stark County residents of all ages.
5712 12th St. NW
Canton, OH 44708
Phone: (330) 477-3552

TomTod Ideas

Project launches, school-based partnerships and summer camps that empower middle school students to imagine the world as it could be and put those dreams into action.
439 Market Ave N
Canton, OH 44702
Phone: (330) 617-4753

YMCA of Central Stark County

Health, education and financial support services to help build strong foundations and strengthen our community. View all local YMCA locations.
4700 Dressler Rd NW
Canton, OH 44718
Phone: (330) 491-9622

Sing Out

Sing Out is a chorus of LGBTQIA+ and allied singers, dedicated to celebrating diversity, inspiring equity, and building a community of acceptance. Sing Out is a non-auditioned choir for singers (18+) with rehearsals at 7 pm on Thursdays located at New Vision United Church. New Vision Church is an open and affirming community and a supporting sponsor of Sing Out.
3129 Market Ave N
Canton, OH 44714
Phone: 330-455-1000
Hours: Thursdays at 7 PM
Hartville activities

Pegasus Farm

Helping to maximize the potential of individuals with disabilities to become independent, well-rounded, self-confident individuals:
  • Equine activities
  • Recreational programs
  • Social services
  • Vocational support
7490 Edison St. NE
Hartville, OH 44632
Phone: (330) 935-2300
Massillon activities

4-H Youth Development

Hands-on activities to help youth between the ages of 5 and 19 develop lifelong learning skills.
2800 Richville Dr. SE
Suite 100
Massillon, OH 44646
Phone: (330) 832-9856, ext. 3475

Boys & Girls Club of Massillon

Academic, health and leadership programs that create a safe environment for kids to have fun and be themselves.
730 Duncan St. SW
Massillon, OH 44647
Phone: (330) 833-4395
North Canton activities

Girl Scouts of North East Ohio

Promotes financial literacy, teen pregnancy prevention, healthy lifestyle behaviors and community service for girls ages 11 to 15.
1010 Applegrove St. NW
North Canton, OH 44720
Phone: (330)-433-9485

Mad Science

Science camps and after-school programs for children in kindergarten through sixth grade.
7000 Wales Ave. NW
North Canton, OH 44720
Phone: (330) 498-0033

MAPS Air Museum

Guided tours designed to align with state history standards.
2260 International Pkwy.
North Canton, OH 44720
Phone: (330) 896-6332
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Stark County school districts

Alliance City School District

200 Glamorgan St.
Alliance, OH 44601
Phone: (330) 821-2100

Canton City School District

Public school system in Canton, Ohio. www.ccsdistrict.org
305 McKinley Ave. NW
Canton, OH 44702
Phone: (330) 438-2500

Canton Local School District

600 Faircrest St. SE
Canton, OH 44707
Phone: (330) 484-8019

Fairless Local School District

11885 Navarre Rd.
Navarre, OH 44662
Phone: (330) 767-3577

Jackson Local School District

7602 Fulton Dr.
Massillon, OH 44646
Phone: (330) 830-8000

Lake Local School District

436 King Church Ave. SW
Uniontown, OH 44685
Phone: (330) 877-9383

Louisville City School District

407 East Main St.
Louisville, OH 44641
Phone: (330) 875-1666

Marlington Local School District

10320 Moulin Ave. NE
Alliance, OH 44601
Phone: (330) 823-7458

Massillon City School District

930 17th St. NE
Massillon, OH 44646
Phone: (330) 830-3900

Minerva Local School District

406 East St.
Minerva, OH 44657
Phone: (330) 868-4332

North Canton City School District

525 7th St. NE
North Canton, OH 44720
Phone: (330) 497-5600

Northwest Local School District

Northwest local school district in Canal Fulton, OH. www.northwest.sparcc.org
2309 Locust St. S
Canal Fulton, OH 44614
Phone: (330) 854-2291

Osnaburg Local School District

310 Browning Ct.
East Canton, OH 44730
Elementary: (330) 488-0392
Elementary: (330) 488-0392
Middle School: (330) 488-0334
Middle School: (330) 488-0334
High School: (330) 488-0316
High School: (330) 488-0316

Perry Local School District

Public school system in Perry Township. www.perrylocal.org
4201 13th St. SW
Massillon, OH 44646
Phone: (330) 477-8121

Plain Local School District

901 44th St. NW
Canton, OH 44709
Phone: (330) 492-3500

Sandy Valley Local School District

5362 State Rte. 183 NE
Magnolia, OH 44643
Phone: (330) 866-3339

Tuslaw Local School District

1835 Manchester Ave. NW
Massillon, OH 44647
Phone: (330) 837-7813