Parker Arts offers enrichment for youth and adults during fall, winter, spring and summer, including school breaks in visual arts, performing arts, technical theater, science, robotics, music, dance, culinary, creative writing, and more! Parker Arts enrichment programs take place at the PACE Center and The Schoolhouse. Currently, classes and camps are offered at limited capacity. Follow the Parker Arts link to classes and camps to find available programs and register online. Registrations will be redirected to a shared registration system with Parks and Recreation for which you will need an account. Please make note of the class or camp location when registering.
Please read on for important information regarding classes and camp policies:
- Fall 2020/Winter 2021 Recreation and Cultural Brochure
- Class Refund Policy
- Camp Refund Policy
- Weather Closures
- Camps & Providers
- Summer Lunch Bunch Full Day Option
- Child Emergency Contact Form
- Parent Handbook
Fall 2020/Winter 2021 Recreation and Cultural Brochure
Given the rapidly changing environment due to COVID-19, and as the Town of Parker is considering cost-saving measures, the Town has decided to cancel the printing and mailing of the Fall 2020/Winter 2021 Recreation and Cultural Activity Brochure and offer a Digital Edition here. Find additional program information and registration at www.ParkerRec.com and www.ParkerArts.org/education.
Class Refund Policy
Cancelation, refund and transfer requests must be made three business days prior to the scheduled start of the activity. There is a $5 processing fee for cancellations. If Parker Arts must cancel a class due to insufficient registration, you will be notified prior to the start of class and will receive a full refund, credit or transfer to another class.
Camp Refund Policy
Patron cancellation and transfer requests must be made five business days prior to the scheduled start of a camp. There is a $10 processing fee for cancellations. If Parker Arts must cancel camps due to insufficient registration, registered participants will be notified prior to the start of camp and will receive a full refund, credit or transfer to another camp.
Credit to an account can be used for any cultural class or camp, as well as recreation services including memberships, pool passes, recreation admission and class registrations for any family member.
Parker Arts follows inclement weather closure procedures of Douglas County Schools. If schools are closed, Parker Arts enrichment for all ages are closed for that day (morning, afternoon and evening classes are cancelled). There are no delayed-starts for Parker Arts enrichment classes or school shows. If school is not in session (i.e. school break), cancellation of classes/camps will be determined by the Education Manager by 8:00 a.m.
Closures will be posted on the Parker Arts website and the Parker Arts Weather Hotline at 303.805.3289. If permissible, make-up sessions will be scheduled for classes. Camps are not permissible for makeup days.
Refunds will not be issued for partial or full class cancellations due to weather closures.
Camps at Parker Arts
Parker Arts partners with some of the best enrichment providers in Colorado to offer a fun and enriching summer for kids. Camps offered include half-day and full-day options. Camps may also be combined to create a full day of enrichment with a supervised lunch hour available to students who are enrolled in both a morning and afternoon camp during the same week.
Weekly summer camps at Parker Arts are run by enrichment contractors. Camp curriculum and communication is provided by the enrichment contractor. Camp registration is through Parker Arts. For inquiries, please call Parker Arts Education at 303.805.3374 or visit www.ParkerArts.org/Camps.
Child Emergency Contact Form
Participants attending camps are required to provide a completed Emergency Contact Form & Waiver prior to the first day of camp. (Emergency Contact Forms are not needed for class participation.) Please forward completed forms to PACEedu@parkeronline.org.
Summer Lunch Bunch (Full-day option)
For a full day of enrichment at Parker Arts, simply select and register for corresponding weekly camps in the morning (9:00am-12:00pm) and afternoon (1:00pm-4:00pm), and have your camper attend a free supervised lunch with Parker Arts education staff. Please call 303-805-3374 or email PACEedu@parkeronline.org to reserve your child a spot in Lunch Bunch for any week(s) that they are enrolled in both a Parker Arts morning camp and a Parker Arts afternoon camp.
Parker Arts Parent Handbook
Parents may access the Parker Arts Parent Handbook for questions regarding daily and emergency procedures, registrations, and staff contact information. Please direct all questions to Parker Arts Education at PACEedu@parkeronline.org.