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.

Latchkey 2022-23

2023/2024 Latchkey

The Latchkey program provides before and after school care for children in elementary school. The program also provides transportation to majority of schools within Cheyenne. Spots are limited. For more information, please contact Jade Herstein at or at (307) 286-5117.

Cost: $240/month per child (prorated cost in August 2023 and June 2024)

  • $35 supply fee per child due at registration.

Dates: August 23rd to May 31st, 2024

  • Open registration: July 17, 2023 at the Kiwanis Community House
  • Program Hours: 6:45am to 5:45pm

Locations: The location your child attends will be determined by their school.

  • Pioneer Park Center- 1331 Talbot Ct.
  • Youth Activity and Community Center- 1317 Parsley Blvd.

Care before and after school, transportation to and from school daily, an afternoon snack and juice, homework help, and a wide variety of activities to keep you child engaged.  Care on teacher in-service days or holiday breaks (except for City recognized holidays), and field trips or special activities on days without school.

2023/2024 Dates, Hours & Locations


Dates: August 23rd to May 31st, 2024

  • Open registration: July 17, 2023 at the Kiwanis Community House

6:45 a.m. – 5:45 p.m.

Pioneer Park Center – 1331 Talbot Court
Youth Activity & Community Center – 1317 Parsley Boulevard

Closures are set the same as the City of Cheyenne office holidays and closures.


$240/month per child  (Prorated in August and June)

$35 Supply Fee/Per Child (due at registration).

Amenities Provided

  • Before and after school care
  • Transportation to and from school
  • Afternoon snack and juice
  • Homework help in the afternoons.
  • A wide variety of activities to keep children active.
  • Care on half days and teacher in-service days as long as they are not City recognized holidays.



Alta Vista





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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.