Happenings

Youth 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

Little Learners

Little Learners is a state-licensed, full-day preschool specially designed for children 4-5 years of age and held at  Valley View Recreation Center

Camp View Time

Camp View Time is a state-licensed camp specially designed for children ages 3-5 years and held at Valley View Recreation Center. Program is held 9am-3pm, Monday through Friday and is available during the summer and winter break.

2018 Summer Camps Overview

View or print a copy of our 2018 summer camp overview. Space is limited, so early registration is recommended.

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Youth Programs

Kids Zone (grades K-5)

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 7am-6pm. 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. 

On the Edge (ages 10-12, summer only)

This program is all about activities, building friendships and opportunities to grow.

Summer Fun (grades K-8, 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.

Specialty Camp (ages 8-12, summer only)

These eight camps are designed to stimulate specialized youth skills.  

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.

Teen Ventures (summer only)

Teen Ventures is for 12- to-15-year-old teens looking for excitement and new friends this summer. The program offers field trips and leadership activities tailored to meet teens’ needs and interests.

Teens-N-Training (summer only)

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

For assistance with online registration, email COHRecOnline@cityofhenderson.com or call 702-267-4122.