#RedforEd: Arizona businesses offer camps, child care options

- Businesses are offering camps and other childcare options during the walkout:

#RedforEd Fundraising Camps
April 26 & 27 (Until walk-out ends)
8am - 3pm 
Beginners Edge Sports Training
Arizona Sports Complex
3555 W. Pinnacle Peak Rd.
Glendale, AZ 85310
$25 per child; before & after care available at $10 per hour
Register at: thebestinaz.com/redfored-camp

Discounts on Child Care during Arizona Teacher Walk-Out

Walk Out Day Camp
AZ on the Rocks
Starting April 26, 7:45am - 3:15pm
*During the dates of the district walk outs
For 1st - 8th graders
Cost: $50
Must bring your own packed lunch

#RedforEd: Animal Adventure Day Camp
April 26
Arizona Humane Society Campus for Compassion
1521 W. Dobbins Road
Phoenix, AZ 85041
For ages 6 - 12
Must bring your own snacks/lunch
602-997-7585 ext. 2005
To register: www.azhumane.org/camps

#AnimalsForEd Day Camp
Arizona Animal Welfare League & SPCA - Education Center
April 26, 9am - 4pm
15 N. 40th Place (Washington and 40th St.)
Phoenix, AZ 85034
For 1st - 8th graders
Cost: 55 for camp; $10 for before and after-care
To register: 602-273-6852 x122 

YMCA child care options in case of #RedforEd state-wide teacher walkout
Details: valleyymca.org/get-involved/community-programs/youth/emergency-drop-in-care

Arizona Science Center STEAM Camps
Grades K-5
Cost: $40 per child each day
Starting April 26, continues until teacher walkout has ended
Monday - Friday, 9am - 4pm
Lunch is not provided
Details and registration: www.azscience.org

Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix
Starting April 26
Space is limited
Cost for non-members: $20 per day, based on available space
Lunches and snacks will be served
Parents/caregivers will need to make arrangements for drop-off and pick-up
Locations list: https://bgcmp.org/location

United Methodist Church
Free childcare for school-age children and youth
Locations: www.find-a-church.org

Desert Botanical Garden
1201 N. Galvin Parkway
Phoenix, AZ 85008
School-age children will receive free garden admission on weekdays during the walkout with paid adult admission

Humanist Society of Greater Phoenix
April 26 & 27, 7am - 5pm
627 W. Rio Salado Pkwy
Mesa, AZ 85201
Meals, activities for children who need a safe place to spend the day during school closures
Register at www.hsgp.org

Children's Learning Adventure
Free daycare to all first time families impacted by teacher walkouts
No registration fees
Locations: www.childrenslearningadventure.com

Mesa Public Schools & City of Mesa Centers
Beginning April 26, 7:30am - 5:30pm
Free, supervised activities for children in grades K-6
Free breakfast and lunch provided
Locations and details: www.mpsaz.org/info

Arizona Parents & Allies United 
April 26, 7am - 9am
Free breakfast for south Phoenix children
South Phoenix Missionary Baptist Church
Details: facebook.com/events/1850450041652119

Jake's Unlimited donates school lunches (pizza and pasta)
April 26 & 27
11am - Harris Elementary in Gilbert
3pm - Mesa Recreation Centers

Royal Impact Cheer-Dance Academy
Studio open April 26 & 27, 7am - 6pm
1501 E. Baseline Rd., Suite 109
Gilbert, AZ 85223
Details: www.royalimpactcda.com

Washington Elementary School District
Free breakfast and lunch at all 32 schools during length of walkout
Breakfast served from 8:15am - 9am
Lunch served from 11:30am - 12:30pm
For kids up to age 18
Locations: wesdschools.org/domain/47

Tolleson Elementary School District
April 26 & 27
8am - 6pm: Programming
8:30am - 9am: Free breakfast
12:15pm - 1pm: Free lunch
For Tolleson students
Details: www.tollesonschools.com

St. Mary's Food Bank
April 26
Offering grab and go meals for kids
3131 W. Thomas, Phoenix
13050 W. Elm Street, Surprise
Details: www.firstfoodbank.org

Peoria Community Center
Free lunch on April 26 & 27
For students who receive free and reduced lunch
8335 W. Jefferson St.
Peoria, AZ
For more information, call 623-773-7436


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