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Parent Liaison Summer Resource Guide



Summer Camps and Programs:

Camp Bethel:  (307) 655-7021

Camp Bethel is a year-round, Christian camp and retreat facility. They have specific summer programs for youth.

Camp Hope: (307) 265-5865

Camp dates:  June 17th-June 23rd

Camp Hope is a summer camp for children with diabetes in Casper, Wyoming.

Camps with Joey’s Fly Fishing Foundation:  763-0897 109 S. Main Street

Students who participate in summer camps with Joey’s Fly Fishing Foundation partake in week long programs that emphasize mentorship, while learning about and enjoying fly fishing activities.

*Scholarships available

Camp Story:  763-0919

Camp Story is a Christian camp serving children and families from elementary school through high school.  This includes counselor in training as well as family camps.

*Scholarships available for qualifying families

Center for a Vital Community Youth Civic Leadership Camp-Camp Fire:  675-0831

The CVC created the Youth CiViC Leadership Camp which takes 8th graders to the Big Horn Mountains in partnership with the Sheridan County YMCA every June to learn about themselves, identify their leadership skills and engage in fun, challenging activities to use them most effectively. Camp is open to all Sheridan and Johnson County 8th graders and is FREE to all attendees.  It takes place over 3 days and 2 nights at the YMCA of the Big Horns.  Camp dates: June 8th-11th

Summer School for the Visually Impaired Youth:  (307) 234-6420

One week session for visually impaired youth at the Allen H. Stewart Lions Camp on Casper Mountain, located just south of Casper, Wyoming. The camp is owned by the Lions of Wyoming Foundation.

Summer Camps and Programs:

College for Kids:  For more information, call Rita Geary at 672-9870.  College for Kids is an annual, summer enrichment program offering sports, arts and crafts, Science, rocket building, cooking and outdoor activities. The 2018 session will be held at Sheridan College on July 9th-12th from 8:00 a.m. – noon. The program is for kids going into 3rd-12th grades.  Cost is $80 for one student, with a reduction for more than one child per family.  Flyers typically come out the first week of May, and are distributed to grades 2-5 at their schools and go to the junior high as well.  

Science Kids:

Science Kids’ goal is to get kids outside where great learning happens.  Science Kids provides educational summer classes for children between the ages of 6 to 12.

See website for 2018 summer schedule.

 Teton Science School:  (307) 733-1313  or (307) 734-3707  

Teton Science School’s mission is to connect people, nature and place through education, Science and stewardship.  Various camp opportunities for grades K-12. Call to register. Possible financial assistance available.

Northern Wyoming Mental Health Beyond the Bell Summer Edition:  674-4405

This is a summer day treatment program provided by NWMH.

Schedule is Monday-Thursday from 8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.  Starts June 18th, ends August 2nd.

Curriculum to promote healthy relationships, positive independence and increased social, behavioral, and emotional skills.

Payments accepted:  private insurance, Medicaid, sliding fee scale

Sage Community Arts

Kids’ Summer Camp

There are two sessions: July 16th-19th and July 23rd-26th. $35.00 and scholarships available.  

21 West Brundage Street

Call Kate Harrington with questions:  674-1970

Home Depot Kids’ Workshops

To register call, 674-6669 or go to:

Kids must be accompanied by an adult.  Workshops are FREE.  They are typically the first Saturday of each month from 9 a.m.-12 p.m.  Home Depot is located at: 2050 Coffeen Avenue.

Sheridan County Library:  674-8585 335 West Alger Street The library will be offering a summer reading program, as well as other programs for children of different age groups. The programs are FREE and open to the public.


Office: (307) 760-0133   or 751-5989 444 West Alger Street 

KidsLife is a vibrant Christian youth organization committed to reaching all kids for Christ by working collaboratively with our community to meet spiritual and practical needs.  Refer to the website for the KIDSLIFE WEEKLY KLUB SCHEDULE and upcoming summer activities.

Summer Camps and Programs:                                                                                                                                                                                                          

Sheridan County YMCA:  674-7488 417 North Jefferson Street

The YMCA offers a variety of summer programs for children. Day camps include theater, art, Science, outdoor adventure, cooking, baseball, volleyball, soccer, track and field, bowling and Counting on God Camp (formerly Vacation Bible School). Resident camps will also be held at the YMCA of the Big Horns Camp Roberts.                                                                                          Please contact the YMCA directly or view programs on the website. (Scholarships available)

Frank McCarthy Boys & Girls K-8th grade Basketball Camp                                                                                                 When:  July 9th-12 from 8:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.  Where:  Sheridan County YMCA                                       

For any questions, please contact Frank McCarthy at 752-1103.  Cost:  $100 registration fee.  

Scholarships available if you contact the YMCA for more information at 674-7488.

British Challenger Soccer Camps

Contact the Sheridan YMCA, 417 North Jefferson Street, 674-7488 for more information.

July 23rd-27th, (Different camps/times available) for ages 3-16 years.

Sheridan College Basketball Camps:

Cost :  $100 for both girls and boys camps

*Girls’ Summer Basketball Camp: Grades K-5, June 11th-14th from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Grades 6th-8th, June 11th-14th from 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Contact:  Ryan Davis at:  or or 675-0618

*Boys’ Summer Basketball Camp: Grades 1-8, June 25-28 from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Contact: Matt Hammer at: or 675-0616

Flyer and application will be on the website:

Sheridan Recreation District Summer Programs:  674-6421 1579 Thorne-Rider Park

The Sheridan Recreation District provides summer programs, May through August, for Sheridan County children. Activities includes baseball, basketball, tennis, golf, football, swimming, fishing and hunter education. Information is also provided for the skate park and Kendrick Pool schedule of hours.  Scholarships from the Rec District are available to families in need by filling out a one page application, which can be picked up at the Recreation District Office.


Donna’s Dance Academy 672-0541 1269 Coffeen Avenue

Refer to website for class schedule for various types of dance classes such as, ballet, tap, gymnastics, jazz, hip hop and tumbling.  Some summer camps available.

Tongue River Twisters Gymnastics (307) 675-1955 1850 Gabrielle Court, Sheridan, WY

Check Facebook page for class and gym schedule, and for summer camps.

Offering recreational and competitive gymnastics for ages 18 months to adult.

Sheridan Swim Team

For summer schedule of events:

To sign up, contact Coach Brent Moore:  763-7998       

Summer Services for Kids and Families:

Sheridan County Museum:  (307) 675-1150 850 Sibley Circle, Sheridan, WY                                                                                                                                                                                          Tidbit Tuesdays and Saturdays are a monthly program throughout the year. During the summer months (June, July, and August), Tidbits are every other Tuesday. The rest of the year, Tidbits are held monthly on Saturdays. All of the Tidbit Programs are FREE. Tidbit Tuesdays and Saturdays are held at the Museum unless otherwise noted. A parent, grandparent or guardian is asked to accompany program participants.  The program combines local history and culture, with fun hands on activities for children ages 4-10. In the past, we have explored the coal mines of Sheridan County, America’s Armed Services and the old Sheridan Zoo, among other topics.

Parent Education Classes                                                                                                         

Compass Center for Families:                                        

 Office:  675-2272 1095 Sugarview Drive                                                                                                                                 

  Compass Center for families will be offering parent education seminars during the summer. Topics include: Nurturing Parenting Philosophy and Practices, Ages and Stages of Infants and Toddlers, Brain Development in Children and Teens, Communicating with Respect, Building Self-Worth, Understanding Feelings, Family Morals, Values and Rules, Praising Children and their Behavior, Alternatives to Spanking, and Dealing with Stress.  Please contact Compass Center for Families for the summer seminar schedule.

The Food Group:  763-0850 or                                                               The Food Group seeks to alleviate childhood hunger by providing food on the weekends to children in Sheridan County, Wyoming who need it.  Please contact the program directly if your child could also utilize this support during the summer.

Sheridan Community Gardens:  Call 461-1107 for more information.        

Sheridan has seven, community gardens that are open to the public.  Families who dig, sweat and toil are rewarded with fresh, delicious vegetables.  Gardening is fun, therapeutic and children learn where food comes from. Cost: 400 Square Foot Plots: $40 per plot. Emerson Garden also has a chicken coop with chicken rotation for caring for and collecting eggs.

Story Fish Hatchery:  (307) 683-2234                                        

The Story Fish Hatchery grounds are open from 8 a.m. – 5p.m. daily; the Lake Trout Brood Stock Pond area, Visitor Center and restrooms are open 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. daily. The Story Fish Hatchery has a fantastic visitor center which is a must-see, first stop on your visit to the Story Fish Hatchery; here you will find updated information about the fish, the facility and the Wyoming Game and Fish Department. Informative signs are also now found at all important outdoor locations. Please note that children must be attended at all times and that all pets must be on a leash. Please park in the designated parking area to your right as you come in the front gate. Handicap parking is available along the front of the Fish Hatchery building, and access can be granted to handicap visitors. Please contact a worker before proceeding. Go to website for directions to the Fish Hatchery.

Centennial Theater Summer Movie Matinee: Tickets available at each school at the end of the year.                                                                                                                                                                                                     

Licensed Childcare Providers in Sheridan County:

Business Type of Care City Phone

ABC Preschool Child Care & Preschool Sheridan 672-6222

Bright Futures Child Care & Preschool Sheridan 672-2956

Candy’s Daycare Family Child Care Sheridan 674-5013

Child Development Center Preschool Program Sheridan 673-2700

Children’s Center Child Care & Preschool Sheridan 674-9750

First Light Children’s Center Child Care & Preschool Sheridan 673-0403

Great Foundations Child Care & Preschool Sheridan 675-1814

Harmony Child Care Center Child Care Center Sheridan 673-0998

Healthy Sprouts Child Care & Preschool Sheridan    (307) 620-0827

**Healthy Sprouts will have a Summer Youth Program-check their Facebook page for events.

Holy Name Pre-K (Clark) Preschool Program Sheridan 672-2021

Holy Name Pre-K (Geringer) Preschool Program Sheridan 673-4531

I Can Preschool Preschool Program Sheridan 751-1511

Kids County Daycare Family Child Care Sheridan 752-0140

Kozy Korner Daycare Family Child Care Sheridan 763-1745

Lil Monster’s Funhouse Family Child Care Sheridan 673-1027

Little Bronc Daycare Family Child Care Sheridan 763-8224

Little Tike Roundup Family Child Care Sheridan 673-1938

Marion Daycare Child Care & Preschool Sheridan 672-5408

Myer’s Roundup Family Child Care Center Sheridan 672-8319

Noah’s Ark Christian Preschool Preschool Program Sheridan 672-3221

Rhonda’s Daycare Family Child Care Sheridan 673-5233

Sheridan YMCA Daycare Child Care & Preschool Sheridan 674-7488

Wee Cottage Daycare Family Child Care Sheridan 751-1952

Salvation Army After School Program Sheridan 672-2444

*** This list has been generated to make families aware of general summer programming in the Sheridan area. Compass Center for Families and the Sheridan County School District #2 do not endorse any of these programs. Please contact any program directly to see if it is a good fit for your child.***