Afterschool Program and Camps

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B.E.S.T. stands for Bringing Everyone's Strength's Together. The Recreation Department provides a place where your  Transitional Kindergarten (TK) through 8th grade student can feel safe, increase strength and fitness by participating in group activities, expand their creativity and enjoy socialization. Recreation leaders are on site to provide arts and crafts, music, movies, games, sports and special events.

B.E.S.T. Clubs are open Monday through Friday, afterschool until 5:30 p.m. on regular school days, early release and minimum days (observing the same schedule as Tulare City Schools). There are eight (8) afterschool sites available for your child(ren) to attend. They are: Alpine Vista, Cypress, Garden, Heritage, Kohn, Maple, Mission Valley, and Pleasant schools.

You must register your child and make complete payment of the bi-annual or annual registration fee at the Parks & Recreation Department or you may register online at: https://apm.activecommunities.com/tulareparksandrec before your child can attend the program. No payments will be accepted at any program site.

You may complete this form and bring it along with your payment to the Parks & Recreation office or you may register online (see above link) prior to your child attending any B.E.S.T. Club location.

 

MEMBERSHIP FEE FOR 2017/2018

$425 PER CHILD
$200 FOR FIRST HALF OF SCHOOL YEAR
$225 FOR SECOND HALF OF SCHOOL YEAR

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Drop-in Day Camp ~ 

The Tulare Parks and Recreation Department will be offering a one-day Camp for children in the Transitional Kindergarten through 8th grades due to the closure of Tulare City Schools in order to hold parent conferences. During their stay, students will enjoy indoor and outdoor activities such as group sports, games, crafts, skits, and movie sessions. Parents, you must provide a sack lunch for your child. Snacks may be purchased at the camp or they may bring their own. This camp is limited to the first 50 children.

GRADES          TK-8th
DATES             TBD
TIME                 7:30 A.M. - 5:30 P.M.
LOCATION       Cecil Berkley Activity Center, 830 S. Blackstone St.
DROP-IN FEE  $20 per child

Spring Camp

Do you need a place for your child to be safe and have fun during the Spring Break? The Tulare Parks and Recreation Department will be offering a week-long Spring Holiday Camp for children in the Kindergarten through 8th grades. They will enjoy indoor and outdoor activities such as group sports, games, crafts, skits, and movie sessions. Parents, you must provide a sack lunch for your child. Snacks may be purchased at the camp or they may bring their own. This camp is limited to the first 50 children.

GRADES          TK-8th
DATES             TBD 2018 (Monday - Friday)
TIME                 7:30 A.M. - 5:30 P.M.
LOCATION       Cecil Berkley Activity Center, 830 S. Blackstone St.
CAMP FEE       $83 per child
DROP-IN FEE  $20 per child per day

Summer Camp

Do you need a place for your child to be safe and have fun during the Summer Break? The Tulare Parks and Recreation Department will be offering a weekly camp for 8 weeks. Children who have completed Transitional Kindergarten through 5th grades are welcome to participate in weekly activities. They will enjoy indoor and outdoor activities such as group sports, games, crafts, skits, and movie sessions. Parents, you must provide a sack lunch for your child. Snacks may be purchased at the camp or they may bring their own. This camp is limited to the first 75 children.

GRADES          Completion of TK-7th
DATES             June 12 - July 28, 2017
TIME                 7:30 A.M. - 5:30 P.M.
LOCATION       Cecil Berkley Activity Center, 830 S. Blackstone St.
CAMP FEE       $83 per child per week
DROP-IN FEE  $20 per child per day

SUMMER CAMP IS NOT HELD ON TUESDAY, JULY 4, 2017.

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Summer Neighborhood Drop-in

Parents, keep your children active this summer by having them attend a summer drop-in site. Recreation activities include arts and crafts, sports, games, nature, drama and special events, will be offered this summer. Participants are free to arrive and depart at their own will any time during operating hours. Should you wish your child to remain until a parent and/or guardian arranges for pick-up, you must convey that message to your child. Children must be picked up by 5:00 p.m.

GRADES          Completion of TK - 7th Grades
DATES             June 5 - June 29, 2017
TIME                12:30 - 4:30 p.m.
LOCATION       PROSPERITY SPORTS PARK CLUBHOUSE, 846 W. PROSPERITY AVE.
DAILY FEE       FREE

Winter Camp

Do you need a place for your child to be safe and have fun during the Winter Break? The Tulare Parks and Recreation Department will be offering a 1-week Camp for children in the Transitional Kindergarten through 6th grades. They will enjoy indoor activities such as group sports, games, crafts, skits, and movie sessions. Parents, you must provide a sack lunch for your child each day. Snacks may be purchased at the camp or they may bring their own. This camp is limited to the first 50 children.

GRADES          TK-8th
DATES             Week 1: December 18 - 22, 2017
                          Week 2: December 27 - 29, 2017
                          Week 3: January 3 - 5, 2018
TIME                 7:30 A.M. - 5:30 P.M.
LOCATION       Cecil Berkley Activity Center, 830 S. Blackstone St.
CAMP FEE       Week 1: $83 per child
                         Week 2: $50 per child
                         Week 3: $50 per child
DROP-IN FEE  $20 per child per day. 

 

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