Youth Activities

COVID-19 Closures & Cancellations: For the safety of our community and staff during the Covid-19 emergency, St. Johns County has cancelled programs and closed or limited access to facilities. For the current status of the activities & facilities listed below, please contact Brian James at bjames@sjcfl.us or 904.669.6460.

Events

Back to School Event at the St. Johns County Fairgrounds
When: 10 a.m., Saturday, August 8
Where: St. Johns County Fairgrounds, 5840 S.R. 207, Elkton, FL
Details: This free drive-thru school supply and food event is for residents of Hastings, Armstrong, and Elkton. Parents or guardians must provide I.D. and children must be present. This event is first come, first served, while supplies last. This event is brought to you by Shepherd's Haven Inc. Food Pantry and Resource Center, in partnership with St. Johns County Parks and Recreation. For more information, contact Jamie Baccari at jbaccari@sjcfl.us or 904.209.0377.

Murray Middle School Back to School Drive-thru
When: 10 a.m., Saturday, August 22
Where: Murray Middle School, 150 N. Holmes Blvd., St. Augustine, FL
Details: The West Augustine CRA Steering Committee with St. Johns County Parks and Recreation, Boss Boyz St. Augustine, and the West Augustine Improvement Association, are having a school supplies giveaway to prepare kids for the new school year. Kids must be present and masks must be worn to receive items. This event is first come, first served, while supplies last. For more information, contact Jamie Baccari at jbaccari@sjcfl.us or 904.209.0377.

Afterschool Programs

For details about the following programs, please visit our After School Programs page.

Elementary Enrichment Program
August 31 through October 30, Monday through Friday, at the Ketterlinus Gymnasium, 80 Orange St., St. Augustine.

Middle School After School Program
August 31 through October 30, Monday through Friday, at the Ketterlinus Gymnasium, 80 Orange St., St. Augustine.

Collier-Blocker Student Enrichment Program
Begins August 31, Monday through Friday, during the school year at the Collier-Blocker Center, 10 N. Holmes Blvd., St. Augustine.


About the Youth Programs

Parks & Recreation is proud to offer youth programs in our community. If you are looking for a quality, affordable after school program, a youth basketball league, or a place for your high school student to get volunteer hours you've found it. We have some of the best programs in North Florida for children of all ages!

Highlights

Field of Dreams – Located in NW St Johns county, this specially designed field gives mentally / physically disabled children the opportunity to wear a uniform and play baseball as a member of a team. Field of Dreams is a place where all our area's exceptional kids can meet on the field and play ball. What child does not dream of hearing the cheer of the crowd? What child does not dream of receiving a trophy? And what child does not dream of the opportunity to play America's favorite sport?  At the Field of Dreams their dreams really can come true. For more information, please visit fodbaseball.com.

St. Johns County Parks & Recreation Department Youth Programs Give Back You can help our holiday food drives! For more information, please contact Jamie Baccari at (904) 209-0377.

For More Information

Jamie Baccari
Community Program Manager

P: (904) 209-0377
E: jbaccari@sjcfl.us

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