Happenings

Youth Programs

Early Childhood

The City of Henderson recognizes that the early years are an important time in a child's life. We offer a variety of quality programs at our recreation centers as well as a state-licensed preschool program. Class sizes are limited in order to give each participant the quality of attention you expect.

ABC ETC.

ABC ETC. is a state-licensed preschool specially designed for children 3-5 years of age and held at Valley View Recreation Center

Little Learners

Little Learners is a state-licensed, full-day preschool specially designed for children 4-5 years of age and held at  Valley View Recreation Center

Camp View Time (summer only)

Camp View Time is a state-licensed summer camp specially designed for children ages 4-5 years and held at Valley View Recreation Center. Program is held 9am-3pm, Monday through Friday and is available June 5-August 11, 2017.

2017 Summer Camps Overview

View or print a copy of our 2017 summer camps overview. Space is limited, so early registration is recommended.

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Youth Programs

Kids Zone (grades K-5)

Kids Zone is a seasonal all-day program designed to entertain and enrich Henderson youth when school is not in session. The program is held weekdays 7am-6pm. See Henderson Happenings for dates and locations.

Safekey (through grade 5)

Safekey is a before- and after-school recreational enrichment program offered at all Henderson elementary schools. This fun-filled program focuses on crafts, games, cooking and special activities as an alternative while parents work. 

On the Edge (ages 10-12, summer only)

This program is all about activities, building friendships and opportunities to grow.

Summer Fun (grades K-8, summer only)

Summer Fun is a seasonal no-cost drop-in program for youth held right in their own neighborhoods. They experience a fun-filled summer of new and exciting activities that keep them intrigued and engaged.

Teens

Teen Scene

This after-school program is for children in grades 6-8. Teen Scene provides a USDA snack and features arts and crafts, cooking, sports, field trips, and social events.

Teen Ventures (summer only)

Teen Ventures is for 12- to-15-year-old teens looking for excitement and new friends this summer. The program offers field trips and leadership activities tailored to meet teens’ needs and interests.

Teen Zone (summer only)

This all-day recreational program for ages 12-14 includes a variety of activities, field trips, special events, and community service projects.

Teens-N-Training (summer only)

The Teens-N-Training junior leader program trains teens, ages 14 and 15, to become recreation leaders and to provide assistance with our summer programs. The program encourages self-confidence and develops communication and leadership skills. 

For assistance with online registration, email COHRecOnline@cityofhenderson.com or call 702-267-4122.