School-Aged Programs

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 
  • Summer Day Camps
  • Kids' Night Out
  • All STAR Fun Zone
  • Family Events
  • Teen Events
  • Early Bird Registration 2017-18: Kinder / Returning Families 

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“Under the Big Top” at Hawthorne Elementary School

Come on over for a day of circus fun! Teacher Work Day Camp brings the thrill of the circus alive with a day of indoor and outdoor activities, discovery and fun. School age children will enjoy the day full of hands-on activities, including: carnival games, popcorn snacks, obstacle course, circus crafts and special juggling guest speakers. Package day price includes all activities and two snacks. Pre-registration requiredlimited space available.

GRADES    DATE        TIMES       

TK-6            Nov 3         7:00 am- 6:00 pm        
$50 before Oct. 27 // $60 during Oct 28 - Oct 31

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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 reg dates have passed - Waitlist Available - updated 8/3/17

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.

Early Bird Registration: KINDER/NEW FAMILIES
Early Bird Registration: RETURNING FAMILIES
2017-18 Handbook

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08/19/2017 8:00 PM
08/26/2017 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
09/07/2017 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
09/08/2017 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM

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 

Effective July 1, 2017 Active Net Online Processing Fees are increasing as follows:
6.825% + $1.00 for receipts between $0 and $150
3.675% + $5.50 for receipts between $150 and $500
2.625% + $10.50 for receipts greater than $500
Minimum $1.00 online transaction fee