Camps & After School

Summer Camp 2021 | Ready, Set, Summer!

Ready, Set, SUMMER! It's time for our 2021 Summer Playground Camp! With 15 new camps operating every two weeks, you're sure to find something for every child. Our camps offer a safe and nurturing place to play fun recreation games, getting opportunities to learn and discover, and making lifelong friends. 

There are three recreation centers that will have 5 different camp sessions, each session costing $85 per camper. Camps are Monday through Friday from 7:30am to 5:30pm, registration opens March 15, with camps taking place from June 7 through August 13. You can register at to have your child enrolled this summer. Financial assistance is also on a limited basis, and you can scroll down to the bottom of this webpage and fill out the 2021 Google Doc Form to apply. 

If you have any questions, feel free to email or call 325-676-6217. Get ready, because we're excited to get this summer rolling!

Summer Camp 2021 Three Camps Abilene Texas

Camp Locations

GV Daniels Recreation Center - 541 N 8th Street

Rose Recreation Center - 2601 S 7th Street

Sears Recreation Center - 2250 Ambler Avenue

Camp Dates

June 7 - August 13
(No Camp July 5th)
Monday through Friday 7:30am-5:30pm

Summer Camp Guide 2021

2021-2022 After School Program

Students ages 6-13 throughout the city of Abilene can register at any of our four recreation centers to attend after school. Our After School Program is available from 3pm-6pm at Cobb Recreation, Daniels Recreation, Rose Recreation, and Sears Recreation, and it's $15 per week per child. Kids get opportunities for enriched learning, new experiences, fun activities, gym games, and even get homework help for their school assignments!

Weekly fees will be waived for children that are a part of the free or reduced lunch program. Documentation must be provided, and you can email that documentation to

Safety precautions will be taking place at all four recreation centers by staff and students. This includes wearing masks, social distancing, and proper sanitization and hand washing.

Enrollment for the After School Program 2021-2022 will open July 19, and you can register online at! If you have any questions, feel free to email Parks and Recreation at, or call Community Services during business hours (Monday through Friday, 8am-5pm) at 325-676-6217.

After School Program Flyer 2021-2022

Financial Assistance for Camps

Want to learn more about the financial assistance we provide for our 2021-2022 camps? See our 2021 Google Docs form to learn more and apply for our financial assistance!

After School Program and Camps