After School Snack Program
The After School
Snack Program provides reimbursement for snacks served to
children who are participating in after school care
programs or attending after school care at day care
centers. The program is funded by the U.S. Department of
Agriculture and is administered by the Vermont Agency of
Education, Child Nutrition Programs. The After School Snack
Program is designed to give children a nutritional boost
and draw them into supervised after school activities that
are safe, fun and educational. Two federal child nutrition
programs provide reimbursement to feed children after
School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides
reimbursement to school-sponsored after school programs
for snacks. A school-sponsored program can be operated by
a school (on school grounds or elsewhere). It can also be
operated by another organization, such as a Police
Athletic League, on or off school grounds, if the school
sponsors the program. School-sponsored programs usually
participate through NSLP unless they want to serve
Child and Adult Care Food Program
(CACFP) provides reimbursement for snacks
and, in some cases meals, to after school care programs
that are operated by schools, local government agencies,
private non-profit organizations, and licensed non-profit
and some for-profit child care centers. To participate in
the At-Risk CACFP After School Snack Program, the program
must be located in a school or geographic area with 50%
or more of the enrolled students eligible for free or
reduced price school meals. Programs not located in an
eligible area are eligible to participate through the
Snack Program (NSLP) Manual
This document explains how the After School Snack Program is
operated through the National School Lunch Program and
provides sample completed forms that are used in the
operation of the program.
These forms are blank copies of the forms shown in the
manual and meet the requirements for record keeping for
the NSLP After School Snack Program.
Eligibility List for Use in the After School Snack Program
This report provides data for schools to use in determining
site or area eligibility for After School Snack programs
started between February 1, 2013 and February 1, 2014. All
students participating in area eligible or site eligible
After School Snack Programs are eligible to receive the snack
free of charge, regardless of individual eligibility, and the
school will receive free reimbursement for each snack served
to these students. Schools not in this document are
reimbursed at the free, reduced price, and full-price rates
for snacks based on individual student eligibility.
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Page Last Updated on August 19, 2015