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CONTACT US:
Youth Services Division
315 SW 2nd Ave.
Cape Coral, FL 33991

Phone: 239-242-3950
Fax: 239-242-3969
youthservicesinfo@capecoral.net

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Youth Services - School's Out Programs


School’s Out Days

When School is out, Parks and Recreation is in! The Youth Services Division offers full day programs to all Lee County students (grades VPK - 8) when school is not in session. School days out programs are held at Oasis Elementary School. Fees are $26 per day and include indoor/outdoor activities, games, field trips and arts and crafts. Please pack a lunch and two snacks.  See the Event Calendar on the Youth Services Home Page for upcoming schools out days.

Winter Wonderland

Wondering what to do with your kids over the long winter break? Parks and Recreation is the answer! The Youth Services Division offers its “Winter Wonderland” full day program to all students (grades VPK - 8) during the entire winter break*! Children attending this program, which is staffed by “Fun Experts,” will enjoy arts and crafts, indoor and outdoor games, guest speakers, field trips and much more! Program includes one pizza lunch per session. Remember to sign up early, as space is limited.

* No programs on Christmas Day or New Years Day.

Spring Break

Spring Break is fun for the kids, but sometimes a challenge for parents who have to work. Never fear – Parks & Recreation has the perfect solution! The Youth Services Division offers a full day child care program during the entire spring break. Programs are open to all students (grades VPK - 8) and is held at the Oasis Elementary School. Participants will enjoy arts and crafts, indoor and outdoor games, guest speakers, field trips and much more! Remember to register your child(ren) early, as space is limited.

Summer Recreation Summer Camp

Looking for fun and affordable child care for the summer break? Parks and Recreation has just what you’re looking for! The Youth Services Division offers a Summer Recreation program to children grades K - 8 (child must be at least 5 years old by September 1, 2016). This year's Summer Recreation locations are Oasis Elementary and Christa McAuliffe Elementary School.

"Summer Rec Camp" located at Oasis. Participants will enjoy field trips, indoor and outdoor games, arts and crafts, guest speakers and more.  Breakfast and lunch will be provided on non-travel days. Please provide snacks and lunch on travel days. Afternoon snack to be provided from home.  Grades K - 8 (child must be at least 5 years old by September 1, 2016).  The cost is $89 per week.

"Staycation Camp" is a non-travel site at Christa McAuliffe and the weekly cost is at a discounted rate.  Participants will enjoy  indoor and outdoor recreation, arts and crafts, guest speakers and much more. Breakfast and lunch will be provided daily, afternoon snack to be provided from home.  Grades K-8th.  The cost is $68.00 per week.

To register, an enrollment form must be filled out and payment must be made in full for the first week of camp. Registration forms may be submitted & payments made at the Wm. Austen Youth Center, 315 SW 2nd Ave, beginning April 4, 2016.

Please Note: Prior to camp participation, the following forms must be reviewed and signed (where indicated) by a parent or guardian:

    * Summer Camp 2016 Parent Welcome Letter

    * Summer Camp 2016 Enrollment Form  

    * 2016 Field Trip & Activity Permission Form

    * 2016 Fitness and Nutrition Policy   

    * 2016 Sunscreen Policy



Special Happenings

Not only does the Youth Services Division provide outstanding child care at affordable prices, but we also offer classes, “Date Nights,” and Special Trips. See the Event Calendar on the Youth Center Home Page for upcoming activities.

For more information or to register for any of these program call 239-242-3950.