Safe After-School Programs

In addition to the Community Nature Center and Highlands Center programs, various local nonprofits are helping our young people with extracurricular activities and learning opportunities.

The Launchpad

302 Grove Ave in Prescott, a safe place for teens to hang out after

school, do homework, play games and participate in various clubs,

including adventure-based programming, art, community initiatives,

gardening, music, gaming, and life-hacks.

The Launchpad needs funding to complete renovations and make these programs available to teens; a teen center is needed even more acutely with reduced school hours. A capital campaign is ongoing to

finance renovations, and you can join others in support at To register for after-school programs call (928) 227-0758, register using the online form and email it to

PrescottValley Library

Family Craft, all ages, Fridays 3:00-4:00, free;

Cuentame un Cuento (Spanish Story Time)

All ages, Fridays 3:30-4:30, free, register at

Boys &Girls Clubs of Central Arizona

Affordable after-school programs for youth aged 6-18 in the Quad-Cities area. Its award-winning programs are designed to change the lives of young people in four areas: Fun With a Purpose, Academic Success, Good Character and Citizenship, and Healthy Choices. Application fee $25, register at

Prescott Clubhouse – Steve at

Prescott Valley Clubhouse – Rhonda at

Chino Valley Teen Center– Charlie at

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