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Scottsdale's After-School Program

Spring Break Camps

Don't sit home bored during Spring Break!

Participate in fun and exciting recreational activities including crafts, sports, games and much more. A morning and afternoon snack will be provided daily. A lunch with drink is required for all participants.

Mountain View Community Center

Dates: March 12-16
Time: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: 8625 E Mountain View Road
Cost: $100 for the week

Horizon Community Center

Dates: March 12-16
Time: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: 15444 N 100th Street
Cost: $100 for the week

After School Programs

Learn about all the benefits of Scottsdale's After School Program in these videos from a parent, a participant, and a staff member.

Our trained recreation leaders conduct daily activities including:

  • Arts & crafts
  • Sports, fitness & games
  • Educational programs
  • Gardening & nutrition
  • Drama
  • Cookouts
  • Homework help
  • Guest speakers
  • Special events

Who Can Register

Youth in grades k-5, depending on location, attending any school in the Scottsdale Unified School District.


$300 for the school year, with a monthly payment option in 10 equal installments of $30. Fee assistance is available, however certain qualifications need to be met. Please call  480-312-7957 for more information.

Date & Time

All programs start and end in correlation with the Scottsdale Unified School District calendarincluding all regular school breaks. Please refer to each program’s monthly activity calendar for specific dates closed. Program start time is school release until 6 p.m., Monday - Friday (start times vary due to school schedules).


Please use our online registration  to register your child. Registration will be accepted on a first come, first served basis - space is limited. We may need to verify a birth certificate prior to attending the program. If your site is Echo Canyon, Hohokam, Navajo, Tonalea, or Yavapai, call 480-312-2329 for registration.

Drop-in Policy

During most program days, participants may arrive at any time after the program begins and they may depart at any time without signing in or out. By having your child handle these issues they will be developing responsibility and trust.

Special Needs

If your child has special needs relating to disability, please contact Adaptive Recreation Services at 480-312-2234. Staff will discuss your child’s needs and determine appropriate accommodations. Children with disabilities are included into existing programs with their non-disabled peers.

Lights on After School 2018

Lights on After School is a national initiative that illuminates the importance of out of school time activities for youth in the community. The 2018 Event Location to be determined. Activities for families will include kid friendly culinary, interactive booths, entertainment and art.

Date: Friday, Sept. 28, 2017
Time: 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location: TBD
Cost: FREE


After School Permission Forms

After School Program Flyer