Summer Youth Activites

Registration begins April14 for Mesa residents and April 21 for non-residents.       

There will be no programs July 4. 

Welcome to the  City of Mesa Summer Youth Programs. Mesa Parks and Recreation offers a variety of programs to meet the needs of our family members. All programs are staffed with individuals trained in CPR, First aid, Child Development and Recreation Programming. Staff must pass a background check prior to being placed with your child.  Field trip transportation is secured through Mesa Public School Transportation.  Swimming sites visited are Mesa Parks Aquatics facilities.  Many staff have participated in city of Mesa summer programs and want your child to have positive fun experiences which they had.

 Thank you for choosing Mesa Parks and Recreation.

"Your Place to Play"

                                                     

Masterminds/Masterpieces
Ages: 4 1/2 to 6y 11m of age
Fee: $27 resident/$32 non-resident    Fee assistance available  
Time:  Monday through Thursday, 9:30am-12:00pm   
Dates:  June 30 through July 17
Sites:  O'Conner-4840 E. Adobe
Session 1: June 30-July 3-Activity Number 10073
Session 2: July 7-July 10-Activity Number 10187
Session 3: July 14-July 17-Activity Number 10188

A variety of activities designed to keep your child's interest and expose him/her to new recreation activities.  Programming includes music, tumbling, crafts and group games.  Participants should bring a non-perishable snack. Please fill out and turn in the Participant Information Form.

My First Camp
Ages: 3y to 4y 11m of age
Fee: $27 resident/$32 non-resident    Fee assistance available  
Time:  Monday through Thursday, 9:30am-12:00pm   
Dates:  June 2 through July 17
Sites:  O'Conner-4840 E. Adobe
Session 1: June 2-June 5-Activity Number 10070
Session 2: June 9-June 12-Activity Number 10147
Johnson- 3807 E.Pueblo
Session 1: July 7-July 10-Activity Number 10189
Session 2: July14-July 17-Activity Number 10190
Lindbergh-930 S Lazona
Session 1: July 7-July 10-Activity Number 11983
Session 2: July14-July 17-Activity Number 11984

A variety of activities designed to keep your child's interest and expose him/her to new recreation activities.  Programming includes music, tumbling crafts and group games.  Participants should bring a non-perishable snack. Children must be able to toilet themselves, no pull-ups. Please fill out and turn in the Participant Information Form.

 

Safety Town
Ages: 5y to 6y 11m of age
Fee: $25 resident/$30 non-resident    Fee assistance available  
Time:  Monday through Thursday, 9:30am-12:00pm   
Sites:  Emerson-415 E. Westwood
Session 1: July 7-July 10-Activity Number 11835


A variety of activities designed to keep your child's interest and expose him/her to new recreation activities.  Programming includes music, tumbling crafts and group games.  Participants should bring a non-perishable snack. Children must be able to toilet themselves, no pull-ups. Please fill out and turn in the Participant Information Form.

Wiggles and Giggles
Ages: At least 3 but less than 5y 11m of age
Fee: $159 resident/$191 non-resident    Fee assistance available  
Time:  Monday through Thursday, 9:00am-11:00am   
Sites:  Emerson-415 E. Westwood
Session:  June 2-June 26-Activity Number 11982

This inclusion program is a summer recreation program designed for preschoolers with and without disabilities ages 3-5 years of age.  Activities include preschool games, ares and crafts and music. Please fill out and turn in the Participant Information Form.

Cake, Candies and More
Ages: Entering 4th through 8th grades
Fee: $35 resident $42 non resident   
Time:  Monday through Thursday, 2:00pm-4:00pm   
Dates:  June 2 through June 26
Site: 
   
O'Conner-4840 E. Adobe
Session 1: June 2-5-Activity Number 10077-International Breakfasts
Session 2: June 9-12-Activity Number 10183-Becoming a Pastry Chef
Session 3: June 16-19-Activity Number 10184-Cake Baking and Decorating
Session 4: June 23-26-Activity Number 10185-Tour of Italy

.Please fill out and turn in the Participant Information Form.

Summer Adventure Program
Ages: Children entering 1st-7th grade of 2014-15 school year
  No fee assistance available  
Time:  Monday through Friday, 7:00am -6:00pm  
Dates:  Weekly starting May 27 through July 18
Sites:  Franklin at Brimhall
Fee Resident $107  Non-Resident $128  

This all-day summer program offers a variety of recreational opportunities including games, crafts, guest speakers, special events, weekly field trips, movie and more.

Participants will swim twice a week at a pool walking distance away.  Kids will be broken into appropriate age groups.  Participants need to bring their own lunch and two snacks daily. Please fill out and turn in the Participant Information Form.

Session 1:May 27-May 20-Activity Number 10199- Camp Adventure-Field Trip Skateland

Session 2:June 2-June 6-Activity Number 11881- Day at The Beach-Field Trip Airworx

Session 3:June 9-June13-Activity Number 11883- Wild Safari-Field Trip Stratum

Session 4:June 16-June 20-Activity Number 11884- Wild West-Diamondbacks Game

Session 5:June 23-June 27-Activity Number 11885- Dinosaur Digs-Movie

Session 6:June 30-July 3-Activity Number 11886- Patriotic Pride-Jefferson Field Trip

Session 7:July 7-July 11-Activity Number 11887- Outa This World-Field Trip TBD

Session 8:July 14-July 18-Activity Number 11888- Frozen-Field Trip TBD

 

 

Boredom Busters Program
Ages: Children entering 1st-7th grade of 2014-15 school year
Fee: $55 resident $65  non-residentFee assistance available
Time:  Monday - Thursday, 1:00-5:30pm
Dates:  First session, May 27-June 5
Second session, June 9-June 19
Third session, June 23-July 3
Fourth session, July 7-July 17
Sites:  Zaharis-9410 E. McKellips
     Session 1-11847
     Session 2-11848
     Session 3-11849
     Session 4-11850
Boulder Creek-8045 E Portabello
     Session 1-11839
     Session 2-11840
     Session 3-11841
     Session 4-11842
Bush-4925 Ingram
     Session 1-11963
     Session 2-11964
     Session 3-11965
     Session 4-11966
Lindbergh-930 S Lazona
     Session 1-11851
     Session 2-11852
     Session 3-11853
     Session 4-11854
Brinton-11455 E. Sunland
     Session 1-10197
     Session 2-11836
     Session 3-11837
     Session 4-11838
Johnson-3807 E. Pueblo
     Session 1-11843
     Session 2-11844
     Session 3-11845
     Session 4-11846

A program where registrants will participate in activities that include
crafts, games, PE skills, guest speakers, movies, theme events and swimming once a week.  Program may be outside for a determined length of time.  Children must function in a 1:20 ratio and be in a large group setting for an extended length of time.  Participants should bring a non-perishable snack. Please fill out and turn in the Participant Information Form.

 

Fun Factory
Ages: Children entering 1st through 6th grade of 2014-15 school year
Fee: $35 resident $42 non residen.  t Fee assistance available  
Time:  Monday through Thursday, 1:00pm-5:30pm   
Site: 
   
Lincoln -930 S. Sirrine
Session 1: June 2-June 12-Activity Number 11968
Session 2: June 16-June 26-Activity Number 11969
Whitman-1829 N. Grand
Session 1: June 2-June 12-Activity Number 10194
Session 2: June 16-June 26-Activity Number 11834

A program where registrants will participate in activities that include
crafts, games, PE skills, guest speakers, movies, theme events.  Program may be outside for a determined length of time.  Children must function in a 1:20 ratio and be in a large group setting for an extended length of time.  Participants should bring a non-perishable snack. Please fill out and turn in the Participant Information Form.



Fit Kids Kamp
sponsored by Banner Children's Medical Center
Ages: 8 to 12 years
Fee: $32 resident $39 non-resident  No fee assistance available
Time:  Monday - Thursday, 1:00-5:30pm
Dates:  June 2 through July 10

Sites: 
Emerson 415 E. Westwood-10186
Brimhall 5005 E. Southern-10072

This summer fitness program is devoted to educating youth about the importance of healthy living.  Participants will learn about nutrition and physical fitness through special speakers, recreational activities and field trips.  Parents of participants are required to attend 3 meetings to educate the family on healthy lifestyles.  Required first parent meeting May 28, 5:30 at Banner Children's Medical Center.  Participants are required to be present for June 2, June 3, July 7 and July 8 for on site screenings.   Please do not ask to be excused from the program on these important dates.   Medical Release Form Please fill out and turn in the Participant Information Form.

 

 


Teen Leadership Training
TheTeen Leadership Training  (Click Here for sites)TLT program trains teens with hands on training for future employment by having them help out at our various summer camp.  This program partners with Mesa Public Schools Service Learning Program where students may use program hours for the service learning program.  Participants must be entering 8th-12th grade for the 2014-15 school year.  Parents and teens must attend one of the two trainings even if you have attended previously.  May 12 and 14, from 6:30pm to 8:00pm at Jefferson Recreation Center, 120 S. Jefferson (Power/Main)  Please call 480-644-4345 for more information.  

NEW THIS YEAR - Participant will register for a site. There are a maximum registrations per site. Register early!

Please fill out and turn in the Participant Information Form.

 

ALL SPORTS Camp
Ages: 3rd to 7th grade
  Fee assistance available
Time:  Monday - Thursday, 1:00-5:30pm      
Dates:  Session 1: May 27-June 5-Activity Number 10076
Session 2: June 9-June 19-Activity Number 10176
Session 3-June 23-July 3-Activity Number 10178
Session 4: July 7-July 17-Activity Number 10177
Sites:  MacArthur Elementary-1435 E. McClellan

A program where registrants will participate in sport activities  through individual and team games.  Swimming once a week.  Please fill out and turn in the Participant Information Form.

 

Play-Well TEKnologies using LEGO -OConner Elementary-4840 E. Adobe-$11 resident/$16 non resident.  Contractor fee due to instructor first day of program; $90 resident/$105 non resident.

Engineering FUNdamentals-June 16-19-Ages 8 to 12y11m-1:30-4:30-11827

Pre-Engineering -June 16-19-Ages 5 to 7y11m-9:30-12:30-10196

Construction Vehicles & Machines-June 30-July 3-Ages 5 to 6y11m-9:30-12:30-10195

Bashem Bots-June 30-July 3-Ages 7 to 11y11m-1:30-4:30-11195

Jedi Engineering-July 14-17-Ages 5 to 7y11m-9:30-12:30-11829

Jedi Master Engineering July 14-17-Ages 8 to 12y11m-1:30-4:30-11828

 

Please fill out and turn in the Participant Information Form.


 

 

 

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Contact Information

Beverlee Nielsen
Recreation Coordinator
Parks, Recreation & Commercial Facilities
200 S. Center St. Bldg 1
Mesa, AZ 85210
480-644-4345
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