Youth Programs


Youth Programs

The City of Kerman strives to provide a venue where children have the opportunity to learn and develop a healthy, productive lifestyle.  Kerman’s youth can experience activities like art concepts, nutritional education, leadership training, sports and fitness through a variety of programs

Youth Performing Arts

Sign-up to be in the youth theater production of the “Wizard of Oz”! This program is for youth 6 to 15 years old, no experience is needed. Those interested in a lead role must prepare a song for the first day of rehearsal. All registered participants will receive one of the principal or supporting roles.

Rehearsal Schedule
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday from 4:00-6:00 pm
Beginning Tuesday, February 7 at the Community Center

Mandatory Parent Meeting
Tuesday, February 7 at 5:30 pm
Community Center

Registration Information
Cost to register is $30 and space is limited
Includes t-shirt
Registration Deadline is Friday, January 27, 2017

Performance Dates
Saturday, April 1 at 6:00 pm
Sunday, April 2 at 2:00 pm
Tickets will go on sale March 27 at the Community Center

Hacienda Heights After-School Program

hacienda-heights-year-endThe Hacienda Heights After-School program is a shared effort among Willow Partners and the City of Kerman. After School Recreation is for K-12 grade students who live at the Hacienda Heights apartment community. After School Recreation plays a critical role in keeping children safe, reducing juvenile crime, increasing academic performance and school attendance.

The goal of this program is to: 1) Improve academic achievement to help meet state and local academic achievement standards; 2) Provide a safe and healthy environment after school; 3) Offer a variety of student enrichment activities that reinforce and compliment the regular academic program (e.g., recreation, leadership, conflict resolution, character education, social skill development, art and music.)

Program Hours

Monday, Tuesday, Thrusday and Friday 3:00-5:30 pm

Wednesday 2:00-5:30pm

After School Recreation is held in the Community Room when school is in session

Summer Playground Day Camp

Day Camp Group 2016Summer Playground Day Camp is for children ages 6-12.  Participants play games, create art work and make new friends.  Recreational Leaders supervise participants creating a fun and safe environment.  This is a drop-in program where kids can arrive at any time during program hours.  Daily attendance is not mandatory.  Free lunch is provided through the Summer Lunch Program . Registration forms are available at Kerman City Hall, Community/Teen Center and Scout Hut. Registration forms must be filled out completely, signed and turned into the Community/Teen Center or the Scout Hut prior to the child’s first day of camp. Fridays are Pool Days! Participants meet at the Scout Hut at 10:00 am and walk to Kerman High School for pool fun and lunch. Participants can be picked up or walk home from the pool at 2:00 pm. Participants can bring their own drink and snack.

  • Location: Scout Hut at Kerckhoff Park (“E” Street and 4th Street)
  • Dates: June 13 – July 21, 2017
  • Days: Tuesday-Friday
  • Time: 10:00am-2:00pm
  • Ages: 6-12
  • Cost: $1/day

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Contact Information
Main Office: (559) 846-4809
Fax: (559) 846-4802

Hours of Operation

Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Physical Location

Community Center
15100 W. Kearney Plaza
Kerman, CA 93630


Theresa Johnson
Recreation Coordinator

(559) 846-9383