Youth Activities

 

T-Shirt Basketball 2019 Super Summer Camps!
Registration is closed. The Super Summer Camps are for children ages 5-12 (only five year olds that have completed kindergarten by the start of camp are eligible) and held at six locations in St. Johns County. Camps emphasize outdoor activities and are staffed by experienced, motivated leaders from within our community. Campers get to participate in a variety of activities including field trips, arts & crafts, and swimming. 2019 Summer Camps Info

Collier-Blocker After-School Program
When: Fridays through the end of the school year (Monday-Friday)
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Where: Collier-Blocker Park, 10 North Holmes Boulevard, St. Augustine
Details: Students will enjoy computer access, board games, recreational games, pep talks, movies, cultural and social activities as well as field trips during this free, after-school program for all school-age students. For more information, contact Brian James at 904.209.0365 or bjames@sjcfl.us.

Open Gym Basketball
When: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday starting March 1 through May 23
Time: Adults 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and Students 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Where: Solomon Calhoun Center, 1300 Duval St., St. Augustine
Details: Dribble and dunk your way to open gym basketball hours. This program is FREE. Black Out Dates: March 18-22, April 19, and May 15. For more info, contact Ashley Brown at abrown@sjcfl.us or 904-209-0379.

Elementary Enrichment Program
When: Now through Friday, May 24
Time: 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. (2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. on Wednesdays)
Where: Ketterlinus Gym, 60 Orange St., St. Augustine
Details: Join our Elementary Enrichment program for elementary school-age kids from kindergarten through 5thgrade where our staff will help kids complete their homework and take part in extra recreational activities. Each semester, we will incorporate new topics as well as welcome weekly visits from our County Naturalists. We can even pick up your child from school at an additional cost if it’s within a five-mile radius including Osceola Elementary School, RB Hunt Elementary School, Crookshank Elementary School, and Ketterlinus Elementary School. The cost of the nine-week program is $270. For more information or to register, contact Stephanie Taylor at 904-669-6612 or sntaylor@sjcfl.us.

Middle School Rec
When: Now through Friday, May 24
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. (1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. on Wednesdays)
Where: Ketterlinus Gymnasium, 60 Orange Street, St. Augustine
Details: Join our Middle School Rec Program for middle schoolers grades 6ththrough 8thwhere our staff will help kids complete their homework and take part in extra recreational activities. Middle schoolers will get the chance to socialize with their peers and create positive relationships with counselors. Parks and Recreation can even pick up your child from school at an additional cost if it’s within a five-mile radius including Murray Middle School and Sebastian Middle School. The cost of the nine-week program is $270. For more information or to register, contact Stephanie Taylor at 904-669-6612 or sntaylor@sjcfl.us.

Hastings Teen Nights
When: Friday, April 26
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Where: W.E. Harris Community Center, 400 East Harris St., Hastings
Details: Get your friends together for this FREE teen night for middle and high school students. Join our staff for a night filled with games, music, and food. Students must bring their school I.D. to participate. For more info, contact Tanya Jackson at tjackson@sjcfl.us or 904-692-3655.

Mother-Daughter Dinner
When: Saturday, May 11
Time: 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Where: W.E. Harris Community Center Cafeteria, 400 East Harris St., Hastings
Details: Mothers and daughters can come together to celebrate Mother’s Day Weekend with dinner and entertainment. This event is FREE and open to mothers and daughters of all ages. For more info, contact Tanya Jackson at tjackson@sjcfl.us or 904-692-3655.

End-of-Year Elementary School Dance
When: Friday, May 31
Time: 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Where: W.E. Harris Community Center, 400 East Harris St., Hastings
Details: Celebrate the end of the school year with a dance for elementary school students including games and dinner. This event is FREE. For more info, contact Tanya Jackson at tjackson@sjcfl.us or 904-692-3655.

Freshwater Fishing Camp
Learn safe boating skills, how to ID different types of freshwater fish, proper tackle and live bait techniques, and so much more during out Freshwater Fishing Camp with Park Naturalist AyoLane Halusky from July 22-26 at Trout Creek Community Center, 6795 Collier Road, St. Augustine. Camp hours are 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and the cost is $170 per camper for the week. This camp is open to campers who have completed 6th grade or age 12 and up. Freshwater Fishing Camp Details. For more info, contact AyoLane Halusky at ahalusky@sjcfl.us or 904-209-0348.


About the Youth Programs

Parks & Recreation is proud to offer youth programs in our community. If you are looking for a quality, affordable after school program, a youth basketball league, or a place for your high school student to get volunteer hours you've found it. We have some of the best programs in North Florida for children of all ages!

Highlights

Field of Dreams – Located in NW St Johns county, this specially designed field gives mentally / physically disabled children the opportunity to wear a uniform and play baseball as a member of a team. Field of Dreams is a place where all our area's exceptional kids can meet on the field and play ball. What child does not dream of hearing the cheer of the crowd? What child does not dream of receiving a trophy? And what child does not dream of the opportunity to play America's favorite sport?  At the Field of Dreams their dreams really can come true. For more information, please visit fodbaseball.com.

St. Johns County Parks & Recreation Department Youth Programs Give Back You can help our holiday food drives! For more information, please contact Jamie Baccari at (904) 209-0377.

For More Information

Jamie Baccari
Community Program Manager

P: (904) 209-0377
E: jbaccari@sjcfl.us

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