In June 2022 ARCHS issued $390,121 to provide enrichment activities for more than 650 youth at 12 St. Louis area summer programs managed by 8 area youth development organizations including: Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis, Communities First, Gene Slay’s Girls & Boys Club, Northside Youth & Senior Service Center, Provident Behavioral Health, The Sophia Project, SPROG Horizons, and Wesley House Association.
Additionally ARCHS is partnering with EnTeam, HealthWorks! Museum, Mentors in Motion, Operation Food Search, Mad Science, The Oxygen Project - Yoga for Youth, and Mentors in Motion to further enhance the summer programs.
The programs focus on academic support/enrichment, social and life skills, health and recreation, character development, and parent and family involvement. Each day a nutritious meal is provided. ARCHS secured its funding from the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.