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CLARK COUNTY, NV
Program Provides A Childcare Option That Gives Support For Distance Learning And Offers Recreational And Cultural Activities (Ages K - 8th grade)
The city of Las Vegas has partnered with the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District to add additional Vegas Strong Academy locations for the community. The program provides the community a safe, caring and affordable childcare option that offers recreation and cultural activities with support for distance learning. The program will be provided Aug. 24, 2020, through the conclusion of the fall semester. Registration is available online at www.lasvegasnevada.gov/VegasStrongAcademy.
New locations include:
Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road
East Las Vegas Library, 2851 E. Bonanza Road
West Las Vegas Library, 951 W. Lake Mead Blvd.,
Windmill Library, 7060 W. Windmill Lane
These locations join six sites at city facilities that include:
Cimarron Rose Community Center, 5591 N. Cimarron Road
Doolittle Community Center, 1950 N. J St.
East Las Vegas Community Center, 250 N. Eastern Ave.
Mirabelli Community Center, 6200 Hargrove Ave.
Stupak Community Center, 251 W. Boston Ave.
Veterans Memorial Community Center, 101 N. Pavilion Center Drive
Space is limited due to social distancing and other safety guidelines mandated by the governor’s directives. Temperature checks, social distancing, hand washing and sanitizing protocols will be adhered to at Vegas Strong Academy locations. In addition, staff at the locations will be wearing face coverings. The cost for all academies is $20 per day per child, or $100 per week. There is also a $20 registration fee.
The Vegas Strong Academy will be open Monday through Friday, from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., for school-age children who would be in kindergarten through eighth grade (must be age 5 by Sept. 30, 2020, to be considered kindergarten age). For more information about the program, call 702.229.CARE (2273).
Battle Born Kids and Battle Born Teens are recreation programs that support distance learning. The programs incorporate daily activities that may include games, crafts, sports, and movies. Participants are assigned to groups that will ensure social distancing is maintained throughout activities.
Monday-Friday ▪ 7am-6pm
Battle Born Kids – ages 5-12
Battle Born Teens – ages 10-14
Registration: $20 per child per day. No sibling discounts are available. Financial assistance is available.
All registration and participation is subject to space availability. Register online by midnight the day before you wish to attend. Day-of, in-person registration accepted pending space availability.
Black Mountain Recreation Center
Henderson Multigenerational Center
Silver Springs Recreation Center
Valley View Recreation Center
Whitney Ranch Recreation Center
Our Battle Born Kids & Teens program is being extended to help support families during distance learning. The City of Henderson is providing recreation programs for ages 5-14. $20 per child per day. Registration begins at noon this Friday. Details: https://t.co/hPyZkTuPhy pic.twitter.com/Xn8xumD0lk— City of Henderson (@cityofhenderson) August 10, 2020
💻Need a device and reliable internet? Connecting Kids Nevada is making sure 100% of students have the equipment they need. 📱Call the Family Support Center 7am-6pm, Mon.-Sat., at 1-888-616-2476 or log on to https://t.co/1u9P3IgNzK to get a device and internet.📢Spread the word! pic.twitter.com/8HNCWhJ7nq— City of Henderson (@cityofhenderson) August 12, 2020
Connecting Kids want to ensure that all students are set up for success by the first day of school. Please go to https://t.co/hEBQ6cLNRl find your school district.— Nevada PEP (@NevadaPEP) August 19, 2020
Connecting Kids wants to hear from you.
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Family and Community Engagement Services (FACES), in collaboration with other Clark County School District (CCSD) divisions and departments, is pleased to provide informational courses and videos through the University of Family Learning Online.
The Just One Project: Pop Up and Give Mobile Market
Please join us for our monthly Pop Up and Give Mobile Market to receive FREE healthy groceries for you and your family. This is a drive-thru event! There are no requirements, and you do not have to attend the school to attend the Pop Up & Give. We hope you will join us and we look forward to serving you!
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