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Children Programs and Activities

Kids Eat Free!! This program is for kids and teens 18 and under. Meals are served at the El Centro Community Center and Martin L. King Jr. Pavilion, starting at 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and a healthy snack after 6:30 p.m. 
Homework assistance, arts and crafts, physical activity and a healthy meal are just some of the activities that your child will do in the K.I.D.S. program. Under the supervision of amazing, patient and creative staff, your child will have a fun, safe and educational enviornment. The cost is $30 for the first child and $10 for additional children and open for 1st - 6th grade students.
Stepping Stones
Build the bond between child and parent in a clean and safe environment with incredible staff overseeing the program. Children will experience social interaction, sensory play, sport development, storytelling, music and much more. $35 per family and open for children 0-5 years of age, space is limited, so don't miss out.
National Youth Project Using Mini-Bikes (NYPUM) 
Interested in learning how to ride a Mini-Bike?! Come sign up for the NYPUM Program where you will learn to ride, breakdown, and rebuild Mini-Bikes!  This program is for teens and children ranging from ages 10-17 years of age to help them appreciate their surrounding environment.  The program also teaches tool identification, map/trail reading, community services, camping, fishing and SAFETY.