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Watering & Advancing Youth

An intentional out-of-school time solution serving K-5 youth in the St. Louis community; watering and advancing youth to achieve academic and total health success.

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Our Mission

To serve youth, by providing a watering of intentional resources, care and opportunities to acquire education and total health success.

Our Story

 Founded by a passionate mom of five who saw an unmet need in her own community for an intentional, enriching out-of-school time program for children.

Give Support

We are currently serving the Ritenour community. You can help serve by partnering with The WAY Center to deliver an amazing out-of-school time solution to the children in our community. 

We Focus On Watering The Whole Child

But, What Does Watering Mean?

Watering is a pouring of intentional care and resources to achieve academic and total health success. This watering includes access, collaboration, communication and a collective effort to serve the students and families.

Meet Mrs. WaterPower

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Our Programs

Partnering with local school districts to provide out-of-school time programs that water and advance youth, ensuring the foundation of their academic and health success is served with intention and care.

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Before & Aftercare Partner

Science Class

Enrichment Workshops

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Saturday Success

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Partner With Us

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Partner with The WAY Center to deliver an amazing out-of-school time solution to the community. 

 

OUR ASK: SEEKING $150,000 TO DELIVER THIS PILOT 

AT WYLAND ELEMENTARY FALL, AUGUST 2022!

 

Join us on this amazing journey to serve!

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Words From Our Community

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“Let me start by saying thank you for stepping up and advocating for not only Ritenour kids, but kids across the STL Region. I have long thought that a gap exists in afterschool offerings, with the absence of purposeful offerings focused on cultivating excellence in academics and leadership.”

Dr. Chris Kilbride,  Ritenour Superintendent