***Due to unforeseen circumstances KidVENTURE camp will now be held at CL SMITH*** (updated 6/16/17)
The Youth Services Division believes that each child is unique and special! Every child is celebrated and provided tools for success in a safe and supportive environment.
Throughout the year, Youth Services offers a variety of programs for school-aged children and teens:
- Before and After-School Programs: Sun 'N Fun and Club STAR
- Spring Break Camp - Tiny Wonders - Info
- Summer Day Camps
- Kids' Night Out
- All STAR Fun Zone
- Family Events
- Teen Events
- Early Bird Registration 2017-18: Kinder / Returning Families
MAKE A DIFFERENCE | BE A ROLE MODEL
June 19 - Aug 4
Ready to Influence?
Counselors in Training are matched with a professional camp counselor mentor to receive hands-on experience working with youth. A two week minimum commitment is required with a five week maximum.
Ages: 14-16 years
Fee: $35, FREE for returning CITs
2017 CIT Registration Form
Early Bird Registration
These dates have passed
Please note, the process has changed to accommodate the families we serve. Priority is given to families in the following order: 1) returning families (currently enrolled), 2) incoming Kindergarten families, 3) new families (not currently enrolled, not incoming Kinder), 4) all families from the previous list who miss their registration period. For all families who are currently enrolled in Club STAR or Sun ‘N Fun, you will be able to register for care for the 2017-18 school year at YOUR PROGRAM SITE during designated hours.
***Due to unforeseen circumstances camp will now be held at CL SMITH*** (updated 6/16/17)
KidVENTURE’s Ultimate Day Camp
Join the adventure as this summer we Walk on the Wild Side. Ultimate Day Camp (UDC) provides a traditional camp environment for Campers 6-12 years old (age 5 years if they have completed Transitional Kindergarten and age 13 only if they have not completed 7th grade). Campers are separated by the grades they are entering for most the day, but end the day together. Trekkers (entering grade 1), Venturers (entering grades 2-3), Explorers (entering grades 4-7). Room divisions subject to change, based on enrollment. Camp is closed on Tuesday, July 4. New this year: Camp starts at 8:00 am
Summer Day Camps - 2017 Family Guidebook
Sun 'N Fun and Club STAR
Before- and After-School Programs
Sun ‘N Fun (a state-licensed drop-in program) for TK-6th graders and Club STAR (Students Taking Active Responsibility) for 4th-6th graders are located on-campus at six elementary schools within the City: Bishop's Peak, C.L. Smith, Hawthorne, Pacheco, Sinsheimer, and Teach Elementary Schools. Daily curriculum includes a variety of developmentally appropriate indoor and outdoor activities and experiences, homework assistance, nutritional mid-morning and afternoon snacks, and group times. Enrollment is on a first-come/first-serve basis and is limited by state licensing capacity mandates.
Registering for Sun 'N Fun and/or Club STAR
Click here for the Registration Packet in English and Spanish.
- Original signatures are required; electronic or scanned signatures will NOT be accepted.
- Families are responsible for printing their own forms
- The Family Information Card is ONLY available at the Parks and Recreation Department. Families are required to complete the card at time of registration.
- All Registration Packet Forms MUST be complete.
It's Tax Season!
To assist you in listing your deductions for childcare hours, the City Tax I.D. Number is 95-6000-781.
Please Note: ActiveNet Online Registration Services will incur processing fees as follows:
6.5% + $1.00 for receipts between $0 and $150
3.5% + $5.50 for receipts between $150 and $500
2.5% + $10.50 for receipts greater than $500
Minimum $1.00 online transaction fee