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Eco-Explorer Summer Camps

| July 1, 2017
Eco-Explorer Summer Camps

Haven’t signed the kids up for camps yet? The Arboretum has plenty of outdoor-based, experimental, STEAM focused, SUPER FUN summer camps planned for this year!

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Play Park

| July 1, 2017
Play Park

Open play for kids 5 years and under. 9-10:30am on Mondays and Thursdays all summer!!! Swing on the bars, walk the balance beam, jump on the trampoline into the foam pit! Explore, climb and be social! Please note this is a time change from our school year.

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Kids Bowl Free for the Summer

| July 1, 2017
Kids Bowl Free for the Summer

Kids Bowl FREE all summer long at Starlite Lanes! Starting May 22nd, all kids ages 15 and under will get two FREE games Sunday-Friday. You are only responsible for the cost of rental shoes!

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Longevity Project Survey

| July 1, 2017
Longevity Project Survey

The Sunnyside Longevity Project needs your help! They would like to receive feedback on what your interests are for their upcoming fall schedule. The survey asks about your interest in earning CME credits in topics such as Bio-Social Health, Capacity Building, Wellness & Resilience, Community Health Workers, and Behavioral Health.

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Early Childhood Summit 2017

| July 1, 2017
Early Childhood Summit 2017

Register now at a reduced rate for two days of keynote and featured speakers, 80+ breakout sessions on a wide range of early childhood topics, and the opportunity to meet, learn and share strategies that help kids be ready for school and set for life.

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Donations for Back-to-School

| June 24, 2017
Donations for Back-to-School

The Coconino Coalition for Children and Youth is collecting donations in the form of $25 gift cards for foster and kinship families in order to purchase new back-to-school clothing.

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TLC Job Posting

| June 24, 2017
TLC Job Posting

TLC Facilitator will be trained by TLC Program Supervisor to facilitate TLC’s 60-hour family Development Course with teen parents attending Flagstaff Unified School District Summit High School and Teenage Parent Program. TLC Facilitator must demonstrate appreciation for diversity and strong interpersonal skills. Experience working with teen parents preferred.

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Kids Squared

| June 24, 2017
Kids Squared

Come experience a variety of fun hands-on exhibits based on science and engineering concepts, presented by The Wonder Factory! The events are free for kids aged 2-12 and run from June 7th through August 9th.

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New Report Finds Most Kids in AZ Do Not Have Access to Preschool Programs

| June 24, 2017
New Report Finds Most Kids in AZ Do Not Have Access to Preschool Programs

Arizona once again ranks at the bottom of the country for access to quality and state investments per child on preschool. According to the 2016 State of Preschool Yearbook released annually by the National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER), despite bipartisan national support for quality early preschool, Arizona continues to lose ground. The report states that “decades of research shows that early childhood education can prepare children for greater success in elementary school and beyond- but only if quality is high”. In Arizona, the legislature eliminated general fund dollars for preschool in 2010. Those dollars have not been replaced despite improvements in the state’s economy.

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AzAAP Seeks Reach out and Read Regional Coordinator – Navajo Region

| June 24, 2017
AzAAP Seeks Reach out and Read Regional Coordinator – Navajo Region

As a staff member of the AZ Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, this position provides daily support for the implementation and growth of the Reach Out and Read program within the community and pediatric practices.

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