Yvonne Richardson Community Center - YRCC
Spring Break Camp
This one-week camp provides kids with a fun and active way to spend their spring break. The camp is one of the YRCC’s free programs, but space is very limited. Children must be between 6-12 years old to participate. The 2021 Virtual Spring Break Camp will be from March 22nd to March 26th from 10am-12pm and 1-3pm.
Contact us with any questions.
Summer Fun4Kids and Teens Camp
Join us at the Yvonne Richardson Community Center for a fun-filled summer at our Summer Fun4Kids Camp (SF4K)! We have eight weeks of themed day camps. Every week we go on field trips, play games, swim, do crafts, and explore the world around us. Our Summer Fun4Kids camp is for kids who have completed Kindergarten through 5th grade. Lunch and afternoon snack is provided for all campers by Fayetteville Public Schools Child Nutrition Department Summer Lunch & Snack Program.
Our teen camp is exclusively for students who have completed 6th through 8th grade. In addition to our regularly scheduled field trips teen campers will go on a unique adventures separate from the kids camp.
Sign up begins March 3, 2021 for Fayetteville residents and March 10, 2021 for Non-Fayetteville residents.
Summer Camp 2021 Dates and Themes
Week 1: Outstanding Outdoors (June 7 - June 11)
Week 2: Marvelous Makers (June 14 - June 18)
Week 3: Wonderful Water I (June 21 - June 25)
Week 4: Awesome Artist (June 28 - July 2)
Week 5: Local Legends (July 6 - July 9)
Week 6: Games Galore (July 12 - July 16)
Week 7: Wonderful Water II (July 19 - July 23)
Week 8: Camp Favs (July 26 - July 29)
CHECK OUT OUR SIGN UP PAGE FOR MORE INFO
Summer Fun4Kids Junior Counselor Program
This leadership opportunity is for teens that have completed at least one year of high school. An application and reference are required. Limited spots for each week are available.
APPLICATIONS AND REFERENCE DUE May 1st, 2021
Mandatory Junior Counselor Orientation: June 3rd and June 4th, 2021 from 9am-4pm.
Kids' Nite After School Program
Monday through Friday from 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. during the fall and spring semesters we offer an after school program for ages Kindergarten to 5th grade. We provide fun and structured programming that includes educational enrichment and homework assistance. Youth are fed a meal or snack provided by Sowers of the Harvest food program. Additional activities include field trips, cooking, gardening, games, crafts, computer coding, physical education, outdoor education, and so much more!
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X-Factor Home School Physical Education
The YRCC offers a free weekly physical education class for children enrolled in home-school to ensure that participants receive training in Health and Fitness as part of their studies. Classes teach the fundamentals of warm-up, physical activity, teamwork, health education, and nutrition all while partnering with local organizations to enhance and expand learning opportunities. X-Factor is scheduled on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30am - 11:00am during the spring and fall semesters.
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Preschool PlaytimeThis is a special (free!) open gym time for ages 2-4years and their caregivers. It features our imagination playground and obstacle course. Sign in at front desk, no sign up needed. See flyer for details.
Kid Crops Gardening
The ARPA award-winning Kid Crops program gives children the opportunity to learn about gardening and nutrition, while planting and harvesting their own crops with Parks and Recreation Horticulturists. Kid Crops is offered seasonally throughout the school year as a part of our after school program on Wednesday evenings from 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. at the garden located on YRCC’s premises. YRCC's summer gardening program is available from 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. to youth registered for Summer Fun4Kids Camp.
On Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. (except in summer) the YRCC offers two courts for adults to play pickleball. YRCC invites players of all ages and all skill levels to join. Equipment is provided.
Open Family GymPlease check our calendar for Open Gym time, it can change depending on rentals and programming! During family gym everyone is invited to come and be active. Basketballs and other athletic equipment available.
Open Family Gym
Please check our calendar for Open Gym times, it can change depending on rentals and programming! During family gym everyone is invited to come and be active. Basketballs and other athletic equipment available.
Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Each year, prior to the Easter holiday, YRCC organizes a large Easter Egg Hunt for families to experience: food, fellowship, fun, thousands of eggs, and prizes for youths are provided. Registering for the event will help get you in the door faster! All information we collect is anonymous and helps us keep YRCC programming and events free!
Annual Holiday Bingo
Each Fall, the YRCC offers an event where adults ages 18 and up can enjoy Bingo! Several games will be played for the chance to win all sorts of prizes including: gift cards to restaurants, movie passes, toys, etc. We welcome all to join us and be merry.