Latchkey & Summer Rec Camp

Welcome to the City of Cheyenne Childcare Programs.

The Latchkey and Summer Rec Camp programs strive to provide a safe and fun environment for our participants while enriching the life of every child who walks through our door. We provide care for children in kindergarten through the summer after they’ve completed 6th grade.

See below for more information on each program.

Weather Policy – If the School District is closed due to bad weather, the City Recreation Division Programs will also be closed.

Spots are limited in each program, please contact the program coordinator before registration.

For more information, contact:
Jade Herstein: Recreation Coordinator- Family Support Services  or call 307-286-5117.


2024-2025 Latchkey

The Latchkey program offers before and after school care for elementary school children in Cheyenne. Transportation is provided to majority of schools, but availability is limited. For further details, please reach out to Jade Herstein at or (307) 286-5117.


Open Registration (for new families):

  • July 15, 2024
  • Hosted at the Kiwanis Community House
  • Registration starts at 7:30 AM
  • Spots will be limited. Please reach out in advance for details.


The Latchkey program is dedicated to creating a safe and enjoyable environment for children every day. We encourage positive attitudes and promote active participation. Our goal is to enrich the lives of every child who joins our program as they grow and experience their elementary school years.

2024/2025 Dates, Hours & Locations

  • Dates: August 26, 2024 to June 4, 2025
  • Hours: 6:45 AM to 5:45 PM
  • Location: Pioneer Park Center: 1331 Talbot Court
  • Closures are the same as the City of Cheyenne office holidays and closures. The program also follows any LCSD#1 weather closures.


  • $270 monthly per child (prorated cost in August 2024 and June 2025)
  • $35 supply fee per child at registration.

Amenities Provided

  • Before and after school care
  • Transportation daily
  • Afternoon snack and juice
  • Homework help
  • Wide variety of activities to keep children engaged
  • Care on half days, teacher in-service days, and most holiday breaks.



Alta Vista





Buffalo Ridge

Coyote Ridge












Pioneer Park

Prairie Wind


Saddle Ridge


Summer Rec Camp 2024


  • Pre-Registration: March 1st-13th, 2024
    • ONLY for current Latchkey participants and participants of the 2023 Summer Rec Camp program.
  • Open registration: Monday, March 18th, 2024 at 7:30 AM
    • In person ONLY at the Kiwanis Community House.
    • Limited spots available.

Total Cost: $1,625/child

  • Program fee $1,590
  • Supply fee $35 supply fee

Program Dates: Wednesday, June 5th to Friday, August 16th

Easter Egg Hunt - March 30th, 2024

Easter Egg Hunt

Come enjoy an Easter egg hunt with the chance to win an extra special basket. It’s encouraged to bring your empty Easter baskets for the hunt, and this is a free event to the public.

Date:  March 30th, 2024

Location:  Holliday Park (west side)

Time:  10:00am Sharp

Ages:  2-8 years old

  • Bring a basket or bag to collect eggs.
  • Parents can help children 3 years old and under. We ask for children four and older to hunt independently.