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Youth Escape School

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Need something for your child to do on teacher workdays? Enroll in the Youth Escape School (YES) program. This wonderful recreational opportunity provides a safe alternative to children having to stay home while their parents work. 



The program is from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cost is $30 for residents and $45 for non-residents.

Participants will be assigned to a group, called a 'household', upon arrival at camp. Each household will be limited to 15 participants or less and will be assigned to a home base. Activities have been modified so that any shared equipment will be used only by one household or sanitized between household use. Limiting group contact to no more than two households. Locations with gymnasiums will be shared spaces allowing for active indoor recreation opportunities during the day. Households may alternate the use of home base and gym spaces.

Outside time will be scheduled as frequently as possible, weather permitting. This includes using picnic shelters or outside spaces for mealtimes and activities.  Participants must bring a lunch, water bottle, and two snacks and should dress for play including sneakers or athletic shoes.   If the minimum registration requirements are not met for a specific date at a location, parents/guardians will be notified at least five days in advance and given the option to change locations or receive a full refund for that date.


  • Biltmore
  • Brier Creek
  • Jaycee
  • Laurel Hills
  • Millbrook
  • Worthdale 
  • John Chavis Memorial Park
  • Green Road
  • Method
  • Abbotts Creek


Registration for the 2021-2022 school year begins Monday, May 17 at 6:30 a.m. online via RecLink.

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