Before School X-Press After School X-Press Track Out X-Press REC (Recreation and Education Centers) Youth Escape School (YES) Remote Learning Days Parks Play, Activate, Connect Kids (PACK) Community After School Program (CAPs) Summer X-Press Camps
Youth Programs has modified existing programming to continue offering school-based programs and summer camp opportunities to children in grades K-8. We recognize that families continue to balance work while supporting student’s education needs.
Please continue to visit this page for additional Youth Programs specific updates and changes. See all Parks COVID-19 information here.
Current Program Offerings
Registration opens December 18, 2020, at 9 a.m. for Spring 2021 programs! Browse the links below for more information:
Before School X-Press
The Before School Program is a great way for any child to start their day. The morning is structured to allow for various arrival times enabling staff to welcome each child as they arrive. Some of the activities the kids participate in during the early hours are board games, crafts, playground time, gym games, and more.
After School X-Press
The After School X-Press Program is being offered at select locations throughout the City of Raleigh following the Wake County Traditional and Year-Round school calendar. This program is offered for Plan B students attending school.
Track Out X-Press
Track Out X-Press strives to provide high-quality activities and new learning opportunities at a reasonable cost for children who are tracked out of year-round or modified schools.
REC (Recreation and Education Centers)
This program is designed for students participating in traditional, year-round and modified school calendars, home school students, or participants enrolled in virtual learning.
Youth Escape School (YES)
Need something for your child to do on teacher workdays? Enroll in the Youth Escape School (YES) program. This recreational opportunity provides a safe alternative to children having to stay home while their parents work.
Remote Learning Days
This program strives to provide a fun environment modified for the safety of staff and campers. Activities will include arts and crafts, active and quiet games, outdoor activities, physical activity, movies, cards and board games, and other activities.
Parks Play, Activate, Connect Kids (PACK)
The Parks Play, Activate, Connect Kids Program (PACK) is a free after school recreation-based program for youth in kindergarten through 5th grade that is offered at select local community centers across the City of Raleigh.
Community After School Program (CAPs)
Community After School Program (CAPs) is canceled for Fall 2020 and Spring 2021.
Check out Parks Play, Activate, Connect Kids Program (PACK) for a free after school recreation-based program for youth in kindergarten through 5th grade that is currently offered.
Summer X-Press Camps
The Summer X-Press Program provides a high-quality summer camp experience at a reasonable cost. This program incorporates a stimulating and exciting atmosphere through organized activities including arts and crafts, recreational sports and games, field trips, specialty programs, and much more.