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Drop-in Summer Recreation Program (ages 5 - 13 years)

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The City of Goodyear's Summer Recreation Program is a supervised, drop-in program designed for youth who will be enrolling in first through eighth grade for the upcoming 2020/2021 school year. In order to be eligible for this program, participants must have completed a full year of kindergarten.

Fully trained and supervised staff will provide a variety of fun, educational programs including indoor & outdoor activities, on-site clubs, games, mini tournaments, arts & crafts, movie days, field trips, guest instructors, speakers, and more. Each week will have a specific theme to coordinate with the special presentations, games, and activities provided.

SUMMER 2020 REGISTRATION
Goodyear Resident registration begins May 11, 2020 (or until filled);
Non-Resident registration begins May 13, 2020 (or until filled).

 

Copper Trails Elementary School
16875 West Canyon Trails Blvd.
Goodyear, AZ 85338

Camp Dates: 7-week program
June 1 – July 17, 2020 (closed July 3)

Full day session times:
7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Half-Day session times: 
Morning half-day:  7:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 
Afternoon half-day:  12:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Resident Costs  1st Child   2nd Child  3rd+ Child
Copper Trails Full Day $260  $195  $130
Copper Trails Half-Day  $170  $130  $90
Copper Trails Weekly  $60  $45  $30
Multi-Child Discounts are available for Residents ONLY.

Non-Resident Costs  
Copper Trails Full Day  $315
Copper Trails Hal-Day  $205
Copper Trails Weekly   $75

Optional Field Trip Package (add-on): $75 ($90 Non-Resident):
Please note that participants must be enrolled in the full day program to be eligible for this add-on.
Includes pick up at all summer locations, Field Trip T-shirt, and six (6) Field Trips: Goodyear Swimming Pool, Main Event, Uptown Jungle, Harkins Movie Theater – Soul, Bowlero Bowling and Urban Air Trampoline Park.

REGISTRATION PACKETS COMING SOON!

Desert Thunder Elementary School
16750 W. Garfield Street
Goodyear, AZ 85338

Camp Dates: 7-week program
June 1 – July 17, 2020 (closed July 3)

Full day session times:
7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Half-Day session times: 
Morning half-day:  7:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 
Afternoon half-day:  12:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Resident Costs 1st Child 2nd Child 3rd+ Child
Desert Thunder Full Day $260 $195 $130
Desert Thunder Half-Day $170 $130 $90
Desert Thunder Weekly $60 $45 $30
Multi-Child Discounts are available for Residents ONLY.

Non-Resident Costs
Desert Thunder Full Day $315
Desert Thunder Half-Day $205
Desert Thunder Weekly $75


Optional Field Trip Package (add-on): $75 ($90 Non-Resident):

Please note that participants must be enrolled in the full day program to be eligible for this add-on.
Includes pick up at all summer locations, Field Trip T-shirt, and six (6) Field Trips: Goodyear Swimming Pool, Main Event, Uptown Jungle, Harkins Movie Theater – Soul, Bowlero Bowling and Urban Air Trampoline Park.

REGISTRATION PACKETS COMING SOON!

Centerra Mirage Elementary School
15151 W. Centerra Dr.
Goodyear, AZ 85338

Camp Dates: 6-week program
June 1 – July 10, 2020 (closed July 3)

Full day session times:
7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Half-Day session times: 
Morning half-day:  7:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 
Afternoon half-day:  12:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Resident Costs 1st Child 2nd Child 3rd+ Child
Centerra Mirage Full Day $220 $165 $110
Centerra Mirage Half-Day $145 $110 $75
Centerra Mirage Weekly $60 $45 $30
Multi-Child Discounts are available for Residents ONLY.

Non-Resident Costs
Centerra Mirage Full Day $265
Centerra Mirage Half-Day $175
Centerra Mirage Weekly $75


Optional Field Trip Package (add-on): $75 ($90 Non-Resident):

Please note that participants must be enrolled in the full day program to be eligible for this add-on.
Includes pick up at all summer locations, Field Trip T-shirt, and six (6) Field Trips: Goodyear Swimming Pool, Main Event, Uptown Jungle, Harkins Movie Theater – Soul, Bowlero Bowling and Urban Air Trampoline Park.

REGISTRATION PACKETS COMING SOON!

Junior Leader Program 

Goodyear's Summer Recreation Program offers an amazing opportunity for youth ages 14-15 who want to gain valuable skills and job experience as a Junior Leader. Junior Leaders will volunteer for the 7-week or 6-week program (depending on the site) and learn valuable skills such as organization, teamwork, group activity facilitation, and leadership skills. This program is FREE but requires an application and interview. In order to be considered for the program, applicants must submit an application by April 30 and will need to be available to work throughout the summer.

Please fill out the attached Junior Leader Application and submit to the Recreation Office in-person or via email at richard.ortiz@goodyearaz.gov.


Space is limited for weekly and half-day programs.  The summer program sells out quickly, don't wait to register!

IMPORTANT NOTES!

  1. This is not an Arizona State Licensed childcare facility, therefore, children may choose to sign themselves in/out at any time during the program hours.
  2.  Children MUST bring a sack lunch and mid-morning snack.
  3.  Registration packet MUST be filled out in its entirety at time of registration.
    - If you registered Online, please download registration packet and turn in to the Recreation Office by May 15. Forms can also be dropped off at / mailed to 3075 N. Litchfield Road, or scanned and emailed to richard.ortiz@goodyearaz.gov.

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Recreation Office - 3075 N Litchfield Rd, Goodyear, AZ 85395
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Phone: 623-882-7525