Applications for Pima County after-school, Kids And Parent Playtime programs due July 11-15by Pima County News on Jul. 06, 2011, under Parks & Recreation, Pima County, Tucson
Pima County, Arizona – Applications for after-school and Kids And Parent Playtime (KAPP) programs will be available for on-site completion and due July 11-15 at participating Pima County Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation Department community centers.
Both programs are free, except for special events. Because of the programs’ popularity, registration is by lottery. The lottery will be held the week after the application deadline, and applicants will be notified of their status.
The August-December after-school program at eight community centers is for children ages 5-13. Five-year-olds must be enrolled in elementary school. Activities include homework help, reading program, group games, sports, arts and crafts, board and table games and special events.
Days and times vary by center. The program will run from school dismissal until 6 p.m. at most locations. Pima County Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation facilities are not licensed child-care facilities. The school-age youth programs are “at will” drop-in programs, and youth enrolled in the programs may come and go of their own volition.
For more information about the after-school program, go to http://www.pima.gov/nrpr/youth/index.htm.
The eight-week KAPP program – from Aug. 15 through Oct. 7 – at seven community centers is for children ages 3-5 years who are toilet-trained and their parent/s. A variety of activities are offered such as arts and crafts, music, story time, nutrition education, early learning skills, socialization, sports skills and active games. Days and times vary by center. Parent must accompany the child and remain on premises during the entire program. Additional parent programming may be available at individual sites. Please contact the participating community centers for more information or go to http://www.pima.gov/nrpr/tots/index.htm.