KIDS DAY IS NOW ONLINE!
Santa Cruz County is stuck inside - but we won't be forever! Come meet some of Santa Cruz County's best organizations that are all about kids. We've got arts, academics, resources, and more!
Our special event partner, Santa Cruz Parks and Recreation, have released their summer catalog! Click the version you'd like to read to see more.
PLUS! Many Downtown businesses are still offering services -
we'll keep this updated with specials they're offering!
NOTE: Please remember that in this time of uncertainty, all of these programs and events are subject to change, but they'll give you a great idea what these organizations will continue to offer.
Artists don't just happen - they're nurtured and encouraged!
Arts education can benefit every kid, no matter their goals.
BE NATURAL MUSIC
Be Natural Music is THE place for young musicians. Want to pick up an instrument? Start here! Honing your craft? Keep it going! Ready to perform? Join a band!
INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY OF DANCE
International Academy of Dance has many classes for young artists this summer. They offer many styles of performance, as well as injury prevention! Click below to download the flyer, then sign up at IADance.com.
It takes a village to teach a child. These organizations are here to join your village!
Gateway is a private school dedicated to nurturing academic excellence & intellectual curiosity, high character & personal compassion, and individual agency & engagement.
See if their programs might be just right for your child!
MATHNASIUM OF SANTA CRUZ
Mathnasium has a method. They're here to support your child's math skills, taking their learning needs into consideration. Grab this offer while it lasts!
MOUNT MADONNA SCHOOL
Imagine going to school surrounded by 375 acres of wooded foothills, overlooking the Monterey Bay. That's Mount Madonna School, where they offer an education that emphasizes academic excellence, positive character development and creative-self-expression.
See their summer options, as well as their 42nd annual Ramayana performance of dance, song, and drama!
THE SANTA CRUZ PUBLIC LIBRARY
The Santa Cruz Public Library is here to foster a lifelong love of stories,
as well as offering support and community resources! See what they're offering for kids.
These organizations provide support and resources for a variety of needs for children and teens.
Read on to see if they can help you!
AUTISM FAMILY NETWORK OF SANTA CRUZ
Autism Family Network of Santa Cruz offers support for those individuals on the Autism Spectrum and those with special needs by providing education, resources, special events, public awareness and acceptance for all.
They're also is getting ready for their big costume walk and resource fair!
Please contact them if you'd like to volunteer to help.
FINE POINT LAW
Fine Point Law knows that the best way to take care of your kids is to plan for their future - and we know you've been hard at work on that! Take this moment to appoint a guardian, using their easy guide.
STARS THERAPY SERVICES
Stars Therapy Services offers early intervention and assistance for children with autism spectrum disorder. They've also made their Early Start Intake form available to you!
THRIVE YOUNG LEADERS
Thrive Young Leaders is a nature-connected mentoring and resource program for young adults, allowing them to develop their self-esteem and feel empowered.
They're developing a resource in this time of shelter-in-place as well, so stay tuned!
Kianti’s will be offering a FREE KIDS MEAL (with the purchase of entree). Offer is good while the kids are out of school. Curbside pickup only (Offer is not good with delivery). Offer subject to change and good for a limited time.
Kids getting restless? Let them follow along with this Kids Yoga video from Luma, then see their full schedule of online classes for adult classes and ways to contribute!