After School Curriculum

SPARK folio for the After School Curriculum Program

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Perfect for before and after school programs, rec leagues, youth programs, and more! SPARK After School curriculum gets students active outside the school day with an organized and effective approach.

This isn’t just a curriculum – you also get training and content-matched equipment packs. SPARK After School curriculum is designed to address activities outside the school day. Each is researched-backed with effective, specific tools and lesson plans for instructors that address the learnings for ages 5 to 14 in a “beyond the school day” environment.

Implement a researched-backed, dynamic curriculum in youth and rec programs outside of school! Academic learning and physical activity don’t stop when students leave the classroom! Get kids in youth, recreation, and before or after school programs using the curriculum proven to increase learning and activity levels, too! Over 200 activities focus on cooperation, culture, fitness, and sports and align with the state and national guidelines. Lessons include STEM connections, character development, and age/space adaptations. Ages 5 to 14 successfully learn about a wide range of topics and space isn’t a hindrance! Music and hundreds of videos complement lessons and get youth on their feet so they actively learn. Choose your set digitally or in combination with printed materials. More details on set configurations are listed below.

SPARK After School program is made up of three key components:



SPARK After School Curriculum Program including the digital subscription, manual, CD set, and folio.

After School Curriculum

Get ages 5 to 14 in youth, recreation, and before or after school programs using the curriculum proven to increase learning and activity levels, too! Over 200 activities focus on cooperation, culture, fitness, and sports and align with the state and national guidelines. Lessons include STEM connections, character development, and age/space adaptations. Music and hundreds of videos complement lessons and get youth on their feet so they actively learn.


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After School Professional Development & Teacher Training

Bring SPARK to life and ensure program longevity with engaging, personalized trainings! The SPARK After School curriculum is not a book, it’s a program. Over the years, SPARK has tested numerous instructional strategies that are best conveyed during face-to-face training opportunities. The “what to do” (the lesson plans) come alive when the “how to do it” is provided via SPARK training. SPARK workshops are fun and “hands-on”, and teachers are motivated by SPARK’s dynamic and knowledgeable trainers To learn more or schedule your SPARK training, contact us at 833-73 SPARK or spark@gophersport.com.


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After School Equipment Packages

All the quality equipment you need to successfully implement your After School program! Proper equipment is the key to successfully implementing any curriculum. These hand-selected equipment packages were designed specifically for the After School program and include everything you need to properly instruct each activity in the SPARK curriculum. And best of all, each package is made up of the industry’s top-quality equipment exclusively from GOPHER!




SPARK After School curriculum is available in three options to meet the needs of your program


SPARK Set 1 includes a 3 year digital subscription to all online services.

Set 1

3-Year Digital subscription includes online access to:
  • e-Manual
  • Hundreds of activity videos & music files
  • Assessment tools
SPARK Set 2 includes everything in Set 1, as well as a manual and CD.

Set 2

Includes Set 1 plus:
  • Printed manual
  • Music CD
SPARK Set 3 includes everything in Set 2, as well as SPARK folio.

Set 3

Includes Set 2 plus:
  • SPARKfolio, a custom box with ALL materials printed and organized by unit & topic