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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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Summer day camps offer all kinds of fun and games during the summer break from school - sports, arts & crafts and more!  We also have specialized camps such as Introduction to Robotics and Video Game Design - click the Register Online button to see all the locations and options for Summer Camps!



Calling all kids who live in the Villa Hermosa, Fred Young, and Desert Garden Apartments - come join the after school fun!  You can get homework and computer assistance, participate in science and art projects, as well as sporting events. Enjoy a great afternoon of fun while you spend time with other kids in your community!

Please call 760-347-3484 for more Information


These programs provide teens with academic assistance and various leadership styles through in-class workshops, which will focus on leadership skills, community awareness, character development, life skills and more!



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!



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!



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 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.

ASES Program 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: or call (760) 347-3484.
We would love to hear from you!