Youth Programs

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Youth Programs

Summer Day Camp - information available spring 2018

Tumwater Trippin' Teen Camp - information available spring 2018

Old Town Center (OTC) After School Program

The Old Town Center (OTC) offers a youth after school program on weekday afternoons during the school year (see below for details). The After School Youth Program is a fully supervised drop-in program open to youth in grades 3 through 12. Best of all, it’s FREE! Make new friends and have fun! Youth participate in a variety of activities: pool tables, foosball, air hockey, open gym, homework help, video games, food, field trips, community service, and more! In addition to these opportunities, there are activities offered each afternoon for a wide variety of youth interests.

OTC After School Program Hours
 Monday - Thursday  2:30 - 6:30 p.m.
 Friday*  2:00 - 8:00 p.m.
*Please note: The OTC After School Program will be closed on Fridays when there is a scheduled Tumwater Youth Program (TYP) activity as well as during school breaks. 





Registration Information:
All participants in the After School Program need to register for the program, even if they have participated in past years. Register by mail or in person in the Parks and Recreation office at Tumwater City Hall, Monday thru Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please download and complete the registration form below. 

OTC After School Program Registration pdf-icon-sm

Closure during School Breaks:
During the 2017-18 school year, the After School Program will be closed on days that school is not held (including holidays, teacher in-service dates, and winter, mid-winter, spring and summer breaks). If school is cancelled for inclement weather, the program will also be closed. The program opens early on early release dates. Please consult Tumwater School District’s yearly calendar online ( and the monthly OTC After School Program Calendar (link below) for details. 

Winter Break Trips
During Winter Break, December 18 – January 2 we will offer two field trip days. Trips will be held on Tuesday, December 19 and Thursday, December 21, 12:30 – 6:30 p.m. Drop-off / pick-up at Tumwater Old Town Center. Enrollment forms available at the OTC. 

Family Feastmode
OTC offers parents and participants a sit-down dinner once per month. To join us for a delicious meal, check the monthly calendar for the scheduled date.

Homework Help
Homework help is available every day.  Rewards can be earned for completing your homework assignments at the OTC.

For more information, contact Tumwater Parks & Recreation at (360) 754-4160.

To reach the Old Town Center Dining Room directly, call (360) 252-5467.

Download After School Program Calendar