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The Corpus Christi Parks & Recreation Department runs the Latchkey Program which offers an afterschool program, school break day camps and summer camps. It is licensed by the Texas Health and Human Services.

Our dynamic and creative staff is trained in child development and age-appropriate activities to encourage engagement from the children. All staff members are certified in CPR and First Aid. Children build positive self-esteem through their involvement in a wide range of activities which include recreation and fitness skills. Parents may request reasonable accommodations for their child with disabilities by contacting Mickela Hernandez at (361) 826-3486.

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Fall 2019 Break Vacation Station Camps

Onsite Registration offered for each camp. Online Registration is available for Camp at CCISD only.

Keep your children active and having fun in our camp during their fall school break. Breakfast, lunch, and an afternoon snacks will be provided as part of the program. For information, scroll down to the program or view the flyers.

► CAMP AT CORPUS CHRISTI ISD will be held Monday through Wednesday, November 25–27, 2019, from 7:30am to 6pm at CCISD’s Galvan Elementary school located at 3126 Masterson Drive. Camp fee is $30 per child per day. REGISTER your children November 19–21 from 4pm to 6pm at Galvan Elementary School. See Onsite Registration Flyer. You may also REGISTER your children online from November 19 (Beginning at 9am) until November 21 (Ending at 6pm). See Online Registration Flyer.

► CAMP AT CALALLEN ISD will be on Wednesday, November 27, 2019, from 7:30am to 6pm at CISD’s Magee Elementary school located at 4201 Calallen Drive. Camp fee is $25 per child. REGISTER your children November 22 or 25 from 4pm to 6pm at Magee Elementary School. See Flyer for more details. 

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AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM
 

The Latchkey After School Program (School Year 2019–2020) will run from August 2019–May 2020, Monday–Friday, from 3pm–6pm in conjunction with the Corpus Christi and Calallen Independent School District schedules. This program is the solution for working parents concerned about leaving their children in unsupervised environments. Latchkey After School Program 2019–2020 list of 27 program sites. For more information, call (361) 826-3499

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VACATION STATION CAMPS 

This camp program is for youth ages 5-13. It is the answer for working parents concerned about leaving their children in unsupervised environments during the following school breaks. Camps are offered at the Galvan Elementary school and Magee Elementary school sites from 7:30am–6pm. Breakfast, lunch, and an afternoon snacks will be provided as part of the program. Parents are more than welcome to send a sack lunch with their child (no glass containers or microwaveable items, please). Cost is only $30/day/child at CCISD campsite, and $25/day/child at CISD campsite. A $25 scholarship fee/day/child is available for qualifying participants.

CAMPS DURING 2019–2020 SCHOOL YEAR: For more information, please call (361) 826-3499.

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SUMMER CAMPS 

This fun, enrichment camps program operates annually from June through August for youth ages 5-13. It features a variety of activities such as swimming, tennis, arts & crafts, guest speakers, and field trips. The curriculum is designed for children to develop character, learn valuable life skills, make new friends and discover new interests. Qualifying sites will be provided with lunch and an afternoon snack. We understand that finding a summer camp that is right for your child, schedule, and budget can be a challenge. This camp is the answer for parents! 

Latchkey Summer Camps 2020 will run June–August, Monday–Friday, 7:30am–6pm (closed July 4) at six campsites. Fee for the Corpus Christi ISD sites is $99/week/child. Fee for the Calallen ISD site is $89/week/child. Tuition assistance is available for qualified participants. Registration is ongoing throughout the summer, space permitting. Please call (361) 826-3499 for availability. Please check back to this page in April 2020 for the summer 2020 camps program.

Contact & More Information

Phone: (361) 826-3499

LATCHKEY PROGRAM DETAILS

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REGISTRATION  

 

REGISTER & PAY HERE

TUITION FEES

 

SPECIAL NOTE TO PARENTS regarding registration, payment and the first day for your child to attend the Latchkey Program: Payment is due at the time of registration, before a child’s first day with the Latchkey program—no exception.

ONLINE REGISTRATION is offered for the Latchkey After School Program. Once the school year is underway, online registration will be ongoing, space permitting. Online registration is not offered for summer camps.

ONLINE PAYMENT is available for parents who have already registered their child/children for the Latchkey After School Program. This service provides parents with 24-hour convenience to make monthly payments from their homes.

After the program starts, call for more information or availability.

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JOIN OUR TEAM 

 

The Latchkey Program is always looking for a few good men and women who enjoy working with children in an exciting and fun environment.  

► Latchkey After School Program Part-Time Temporary Positions - Flyer

► City of Corpus Christi Job Postings - Apply Online