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Camp & After School

When school is out, the fun is on! There is no need to sit around the house trying to keep busy. Join in the fun in one of our After School and Camp programs. After School programs provide a safe, fun and social environment for students to play games, work on art projects, get exercise through physical activities and even do homework! When on break from school, our unique camps offer kids exciting adventures, education, explorations and sports. Out of school? The fun is on!

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REC ROUTE

REC ROUTE stands for Recreation, Education and Culture. This program services the Desert Mirage High School Campus and offers free and convenient transportation for Eastern Coachella Valley youth to access various enrichment activities.
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future mad scientist (NEW)

Hands-on science experiments and fun - that's what kids ages 5 - 11 years old can expect in this weekly program!
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SUMMER CAMPS

We have all types of Summer Camps happening - Artist Camp, Computer Coding, Foodworkz, Lego Engineering, Video Game Design and more!  Click the button below to see all of the various camps we offer and the locations, times, dates and other details.
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summer by the shore

Come in and join the fun activities such as themed games, creative arts projects, crafts, board game tournaments, karaoke, and much more! A daily snack is provided.
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summer scenes

School's out and the fun is on! Kids spend the afternoon playing group games, competing in board games, doing karaoke and more - the fun changes daily!
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SUMMER ART CAMPS AT COACHELLA VALLEY HISTORY MUSEUM

YOUNG AT ART classes are open to children from 8 to 14 years old, and the offerings include Clay, Water Color, Multi-media Art and Multi-media Sculpture.  Learn more at www.CVHM.org. Click the Download button below for additional details.
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OASIS SCENE

Each Tuesday and Thursday in July, from 8 a.m. - 12 p.m., kids 5 to 13 years old can join us for some fun and games in Oasis!
Call 760-347-3484 and ask for Christine Pimentel to learn more!

leaders in training and Jr. Leaders in training

This program helps high school students develop leadership skills while helping them realize their potential to become major contributors in their communities.
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KIDS' CLUB

Kids Club After School Program is a drop-in recreation program with supervision. Activities include homework assistance, art projects, physical enrichment, playing games, and hanging out with friends. A daily healthy snack is provided, and this program is open to the residents of Villa Hermosa, Desert Gardens, Fred Young, and our new location Wolff Waters Place Apartments. 

Please call 760-347-3484 for more Information

TEEN SCENE and Teen PROGRAMS (Including Teen L.I.F.E. and teen social nights)

Our teen programs provide various activities ranging from academic assistance to lessons that focus on leadership skills, community awareness, character development, life skills and more.  Or, teens can hang out with friends and play games.  Click below to see what is offered in your area.
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After School Programs

TRADITIONAL AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS

Come and check out our after school programs.  Our activities range from arts and crafts to fitness and recreational activities.  Kids have fun, make new friends and love the atmosphere.  Get YOUR After School on with Desert Recreation District!

 

FUN “FIELD” FRIDAYS

Start the weekend off with friends! From movies, arts, crafts, sports, games, dance and music, there’s lots of fun to end the school week!

 

PROJECT L.E.A.D. - PROGRAM LOCATION

Desert Recreation District and Community Action Partnership of Riverside County collaborate to bring this after school program of academic tutoring, homework assistance, mentoring and more to Mecca and Thermal.

 

INTRAMURAL SPORTS AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM

Desert Recreation District's Intramural Sports After School program provides a safe, fun and social environment at their school site following the completion of the school day.  Students will spend the afternoon embracing a healthy lifestyle supporting the rewards of teamwork and sportsmanship.

EXPANDED LEARNING ASES LOCATIONS

Desert Recreation District is proud to manage the ASES after-school programs in the Mid and East Coachella Valley.  Kids have a safe place to stay after school and have loads of fun. Parents can apply for this government-funded program.  Sign up is through school.

 

Have an idea or suggestion for a new class or program?  
Contact us at: fun@myrecreationdistrict.com or call (760) 347-3484.
We would love to hear from you!