Summer Kids Camps

Join the City of Buckeye for an action packed summer program. This summer, your child will participate in daily activities such as arts and crafts, games, sports, guest speakers, cooking projects, STEM activities and much more! Come have your child experience something new while making new friendships this summer. Our staff are ready to give the participants a summer they won’t forget!

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Online Registration (Summer Rec ONLY) 

Registration Begins on April 10

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Walk in Registration

Dr. Saide Recreation Center

(1003 E. Eason Ave.)

M-F / 9am-7pm

Summer Rec (1st – 8th grades)

This fun, quality and affordable summer program is offered at 2 school locations with a separate tween program for those 5th-8th graders.  Participants will be placed in age appropriate groups for activities.  Each week campers will have the opportunity to explore different field trips or stay onsite to enjoy activities. Breakfast and lunch will be provided through the BESD Summer Feeding Program. We close out the summer with a free family fun night on Friday, July 14th at the Aquatic Center!

Fee: Resident $80 / $90 Non Resident (t-shirt included)

*Daily pass option is available

   Summer Rec Drop In Program

 Summer Tween

Drop In Program

Dates 5/30-7/14
(no rec 5/29 & 7/4)
5/30-7/14
(no rec 5/29 & 7/4)
Time 8am-2pm 8am-2pm
Grade Youth Entering 1st – 4th Youth Entering 5th – 8th
Locations Inca Elementary Room K1, Buckeye Elementary Gym Inca Elementary Room K2, Buckeye Elementary Gym

Summer Rec Field Trips

 

5/31 Stratum Laser Tag 3 hours of laser tag  $15
6/7 Bowling 2 hours bowling at Brunswick lanes  $12
6/14 Sunsplash Unlimited rides and hamburger/hotdog  bbq lunch $30
6/21 AZ Broadway Theatre Junie B. Jones Play $12
6/27 Peter Piper 2 slices of pizza, tokens and drink included $10
6/30 Movies Snack pack (popcorn, snack and drink) is included $11
7/5 AZ Ice 2 hours of ice skating $12
7/11 Great Skate 2 hours of roller skating, slice of pizza and drink $10
7/12 Amazing Jake’s Unlimited attractions and all you can eat buffet $28
Every Friday Aquatic Center Swimsuit, towel, and sunscreen required $4
Field Trip Shirt REQUIRED to attend trips.  No REFUNDS or CREDITS
All trip dates and prices are tentative and subject to change or cancellation.  Trips have limited availability are filled on a first come first basis. Participants must ride to and from destination provided by City of Buckeye.

Summer Lil Squirts (3-5 years)

Lil Squirts preschool summer program emphasizes learning through play. By incorporating a variety of seasonal themes we help kids develop those important social, group and independent skills.  Lil Squirts is a licensed program and accepts DES funding.  Lunch is provided daily and weekly field trip opportunities are available.  Registration packet, child’s immunizations, registration fee as well as first and last week payment required for registration. We close out the summer with a free family fun night on Friday, July 14th at the Aquatic Center!

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Fee: $55 / week (DES funding accepted for weekly rate)

Registration: $25 One-Time Fee (includes T-shirt)

(Registration fee waived if sign up for auto bill pay)

Super Summer Squirts
Dates 5/30-7/14
(no program 5/29 & 7/4)
Time 8am-2pm
Age 3-5
Location Dr. Saide Recreation Center (1003 E. Eason Ave)

Summer Lil Squirts Field Trips

 

6/1 Pump It Up Indoor bounce house  $11
6/7 Bowling 2 hours bowling at Brunswick lanes  $12
6/13 Peter Piper 2 slices of pizza, tokens and drink $10
6/15 Legoland Center Lego building, 4-D theater and play area $16
6/21 AZ Broadway Theater Junie B. Jones Play $12
6/30 Movies Snack pack (popcorn, snack and drink) is included $11
7/5 AZ Ice 2 hours of ice skating $12
7/12 Amazing Jake’s Unlimited attractions and all you can eat buffet $28
Every Friday Aquatic Center Swimsuit, towel, and sunscreen required $2
Field Trip Shirt REQUIRED to attend field trips.  No REFUNDS or CREDITS
All trip dates and prices are tentative and subject to change or cancellation.  Trips have limited availability are filled on a first come first basis. Participants must ride to and from destination provided by City of Buckeye.

Licensed All-Day Summer Camp (1st-8th all-day program)

Give your kids a summer they will never forget! This all day summer camp offers a variety of fun-filled activities that will keep your children on their toes. Campers will participate in an array of sports, arts and crafts, games, and special events. Campers also get to explore exciting activities off-site during our unique and varied field trips each week.  Field trips are included in weekly fees with the EXCEPTION of a few field trips (please see below). Camp is a licensed program and accepts DES funding. Breakfast and lunch will be provided through the BESD Summer Feeding Program.  Registration packet, child’s immunizations, registration fee as well as first week’s payment required for registration. We close out the summer with a free family fun night on Friday, July 14th at the Aquatic Center!

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Fee: $100 / week or $25 / day

$90 / week or $20 / day – Multi Child Discount

(DES funding accepted for weekly rate)

 

Registration: $25 One-Time Fee (includes T-shirt)

(Registration fee waived if sign up for auto bill pay)

Summer Camp
Dates 5/22-7/28
(no camp 5/29 & 7/4))
Time 6am-6:30pm
Grade 1st – 8th
Location Sundance Elementary

(23800 W. Hadley Rd.)

Summer Camp Field Trips

 

5/24 Wildlife World Zoo View animals at the zoo and aquarium  included
5.31 Stratum Laser Tag 3 hours of laser tag  $12
6/7 Bowling 2 hours of bowling at Brunswick Lanes included
6/14 Sunsplash Unlimited rides and hamburger/hotdog bbq lunch $25
6/21 AZ Broadway Theater Junie B. Jones Play included
6/30 Movies Snack pack (popcorn, snack and drink) is included included
7/5 AZ Ice 2 hours of ice skating $9
7/12 Amazing Jake’s Unlimited attractions and all you can eat buffet $22
7/19 Great Skate 2 hrs skate rental, pizza and drink included
7/25 Peter Piper 2 slices of pizza, tokens and drink included
7/26 Diamondbacks’ Game Professional baseball game included
Every Friday Aquatic Center Swimsuit, towel, and sunscreen required included
Field Trip Shirt REQUIRED to attend field trips.  No REFUNDS or CREDITS
All trip dates and prices are tentative and subject to change or cancellation. Trips have limited availability are filled on a first come first basis. Participants must ride to and from destination provided by City of Buckeye. Most field trips are included but please be aware of those that are an additional fee. Field trips MUST be paid for PRIOR to child attending.

Change of Contract Request Form

Change of contract forms must be submitted by Friday at 7pm for the following week’s attendance.
  • Please complete this section to change the days that your child attends the program.

  • Please complete this section if you wish to withdraw your child from the program.

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

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