Through four citywide initiatives
Chess, Debate, Drama and Scrabble – ASAP helps more than 5,000 youth each year discover passions and friendships that can last a lifetime.
Who we are
ASAP helps schools, libraries, and recreation centers provide fun, enriching out-of-school time activities and experiences to engage, encourage, and inspire youth in PhiladelphiaOur Model
ASAP organizes dozens of citywide events and competitions to challenge young minds and connect youth to communities of like-minded peers and caring adults.Our Calendar
For nearly two decades, ASAP has championed the vital role out-of-school time programs play in supporting the well-being of children, families, and their communities.Our History
What we do
Why we do it
ASAP partners with more than 200 schools, libraries, and recreation centers support provide out-of-school time enrichment programs each year
of ASAP club leaders, mostly school teachers, believe ASAP has helped their students develop skills that are important to their academic success
of ASAP club leaders believe ASAP has given their students a sense of belonging
of school principals agree ASAP helps provide their students with opportunities they could not otherwise offer
ASAP has served more than 95,000 Philadelphia youth since its inception
You can help!
A little time can make a big difference. Join ASAP’s community of caring adults who are committed to helping young people discover new passions and new friends after school.
ASAP provides free trainings and supplies to help get clubs up-and-running and organizes events and competitions to keep kids engaged year-round.
Support ASAP and help us make Philadelphia a safer, healthier and smarter city one chess, debate, drama and Scrabble club at a time.Donate now