20th Annual Jump Start Afterschool Conference

Oct 25, 2024 9:00 am - Oct 26, 2024 5:00 pm



We can’t wait to welcome you to the UAN 20th Annual Jump Start Afterschool Conference,  October 25-26, 2024, Eccels Conference Center in Ogden Utah! A professional learning event for afterschool staff, educators, emerging leaders, and program administrators. Throughout the conference, attendees have opportunities to expand their knowledge of afterschool programming, network with others in the field, and learn new strategies to help improve outcomes for the youth they serve.

For 20 years, Jump Start has provided a space for dialogue exploring professional development opportunities. UAN is excited to celebrate this moment of legacy and celebrate the strides made as a community in afterschool. Our theme this year is Lessons to Legacies, it is going to be epic. Expert keynote speakers and presenters will empower attendees on every level to continue to strive for the best quality in afterschool programming. Skip over the JUMP START Afterschool Conference FAQ's  to learn more about registration, payment, parking, and safety concerns.

Jump Start Conference Registration | OPENS AUGUST 1ST!

Come back soon for more information. In the meantime check out our JUMP START Afterschool Conference FAQ's to learn more.

Early Bird Registration Closes October 4th!

Single day- Friday $115  | Single Day -Saturday $115

Two day-$185

Late Registration Closes October 18Registration may close if capacity is reached, and registration after October 18 is not accepted.

Single day- Friday $135  | Single Day -Saturday $135

Two day-$210

Call For Proposal | OPEN

Help shape the impact at the Jump Start 2024 Afterschool Conference! We invite you to submit a session proposal that will expand the knowledge and skills of afterschool professionals, teachers, leaders, and/or administrators, leaving them with fresh ideas to implement into their work with youth ages 5-18. Jump Start 2024 will be held at the Ogden Eccles Conference Center on October 25-26, 2024!  We are thrilled to see everyone and look forward to celebrating 20 years at Jump Start and focusing on our theme, Lessons to Legacies.

 Proposals are due Monday, August 5, 2024.



Conference Prospectus | OPEN

Interested in advertising, exhibiting, or sponsoring with us? We'd love to have you! Take a look at our 2024 Conference Prospectus  to learn more about the conference. This year, we have more ways than ever for organizations and partners to get involved in Jump Start!  Exhibitor Agreement Forms are due August 27, 2024.

If you are interested in presenting and want a one-on-one experience with attendees then skip on over to the Call for Proposal. Added new this year, inspiration stations 30 minutes with potential groups 8-16 attendees. Limited availability, so rush on over and submit a proposal soon.

Exhibitor & Sponsorship Registration!  


Jump Start Hotel Room Rate | OPEN

We have secured special room rates at various hotels near the Ogden Eccles Conference Center. Special rates end September 24th, 2024 so be sure to book early. Click the links below to secure these great rates!

   Hampton Inn and Suites

  Hilton Garden Inn