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Kids 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.

Youth Programs

Open REC (grades K-8)

This program is based on recreation activities such as arts and crafts, games, movies, plays, tournaments, and special events. These activities are designed to develop a positive self-image, and promote group interaction, socialization and creativity. A Participant ID card is required.

Kids Zone (ages 5-12)

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 7:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. 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. 

Summer Fun (grades K-8)

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.

Summer Teen Kamp 

Teen Kamp (TK) is for 12- to-15-year-old teens looking for excitement and new friends this summer. The program offers mentoring and leadership activities tailored to meet teens’ needs and interests.

Teens-N-Training (summer only)

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

Summer Fun (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.

For assistance with online registration, email COHRecOnline@cityofhenderson.com or call 702-267-4120.