Epping Parks & Recreation Department
School Age Youth Programs

River Otters logo

<--- See the left-side menu for links to enrollment documents 

April Vacation Week Registration Forms are available for Download, as well as at Town Hall and Watson Academy.  Please register early, as space is LIMITED!
Daily Registration Cost includes a trip to:
Monday: Ice Skating
Tuesday:  Movies to See "The Jungle Book" (PG)
Wednesday:  Bowling
Thursday:  Wet Paint Art Studio in Raymond (* Daily Cost increase to cover Art Project)
Friday:  Ice Cream Trip

Summer Camp Registration is OPEN and DUE May 1st!  Please register early to reserve your space!
Summer Camp Brochures and Registration Forms are Available to download to the left, as well as at Town Hall, Watson Academy and EES!

About this year's Summer Camps:
We will be offering 6 fun filled weeks of Summer Camp this year! 
We offer our River Otters Camp to children going into 1st-4th Grade in the Fall and Bobcats Camp for children going into 5th-8th Grade in the Fall.  Due to our very busy camp activity and trip schedule, we do not accept incoming Kindergarten children.  They must already currently be in Kindergarten this school year!
Our Camp weeks are as follows:
Week 1:  June 27-July 1
OFF Week of July 4-8 (closed -No CAMP)
Week 2: July 11-15
Week 3:  July 18-22
Week 4: July 25-29
Week 5: Aug. 1-5
Week 6:  Aug. 8-12
There is NO CAMP from Aug. 13- Start of School.
Please see Camp Brochure for Cost, Payment and Trip Info.!

8th-12th Grade CIT Program
Back Again This Year.... 8th-12th Grade CIT program!  Like working with children and want to gain experience, apply to be a Counselor In Training!  School Year and Summer Positions Available... and it's FREE! 
Please Download the CIT Application Form to the Left, as well as the CIT Reference Forms.
Both the Application and 2 Reference Forms need to be returned to the Recreation Director at Town Hall, 157 Main Street, for review.  Without References (non-related), applications will not be accepted.  CIT positions are limited!  We will call all applicants in for an initial interview with the Recreation Director and Program Director.  The CIT program is not a full summer, full week program.  Each CIT will be given a schedule of days and hours they will be assigned to complete their volunteer time with us.  CIT's will ASSIST staff in running programs for kids, preparing materials for programs, help with general clean up after programs and be role models for children participating in programs.  Most CIT hours are completed on school grounds (No field trip hours).  If a CIT shows exemplary skills in assisting children during on-grounds programs, we may contact parents to arrange for field trip volunteer hours.

Summer Youth Golf Clinic
The Epping Parks & Recreation Dept. is continuing it's tradition of teaming up with Twin Pines Driving Range on Rt. 125 in Epping, to offer a 9 week group lesson golf clinic.  The Clinic includes 1 hour of group lessons weekly, driving range use for practice during the week, use of our NEW junior golf clubs, and one round of golf at Apple Hill Golf Course for an instructional game to close out the summer program!
Age: 8-14
Dates: Mostly Sundays (Except Sat. June 18 due to Father's Day Sunday) June 12-Aug. 14
Cost: $90
Please download the Golf Brochure / Registration Form from Left Tab or pick one up at Town Hall, Watson Academy
or Twin Pines Driving Range, located at 526 Calef Highway, Epping.
Registration is due by June 1st or until space is filled!

Martial Arts at Epping Recreation and Elementary School (offered by Epping ATA)
Mondays (EES Gym) & Thursdays (MS Stage) @ 3:10-4:15pm
$65 per month

For more information or to sign your child up
please call Mrs. DeNapoli @ 603-674-6599 or email her at
***ALL beginners receive a FREE Uniform!**

Before & After School Program:
Our Spring 2016 Before & After School Program Registration is currently open. 
Please download Registration Form & Participation Forms from Left and mail to us.  
Space is limited.  If we need to start a wait list, parents will be notified!
Email Recreation Director, Nicole for More info. at eppingrecreation@gmail.com

  6:45- 8:20 AM and 3:10-5:45 PM
Before School Program at Epping Elementary School Gym
After School Program meets in EES Library, Goes To Playground and Watson Academy from 3:15-5:45pm
with the use of the EES gym on scheduled days.
<--- See the left-side menu for links to enrollment documents

We provide a safe, nurturing place for children to attend quality programming beyond the schools’ hours of operation.  We strive to help youth reach their full potential by allowing them to explore their physical, social and intellectual interests in a safe and fun setting.  The culture of our programs emphasizes quality relationships and a healthy respect for individuality.  We provide enough structure to keep everyone safe, but we also offer an open atmosphere that allows children to explore their interests in groups or on their own.

The Before School Program operates on normal school days at the Epping Elementary School gym in the mornings for youth in grades K-6.  The program opens at 6:45 A.M. and runs until students leave for their classrooms at 8:20 A.M.! Kindergarteners are escorted by staff.  At the program the youth are able to finish homework, work on arts and crafts projects & play games in the gym.  The youth are able to eat breakfast with the school breakfast program.

The after school program starts at EES Library to gather, then they head outside to the EES playgrounds during good weather days or walk down to Watson Academy for snack and homework time from 3:15-4:15pm, during cold or bad weather days.  The programs then runs organized games and activities from 4:15-5:45pm at Watson Academy and on scheduled days, uses the gym for PE related programming.   The program operates from school dismissal until 5:45 P.M..  Children are grouped by grades: K-1, 2-3 and 4-7.  This may vary slightly depending on space and child needs in each of the groups.

If your child would like to participate in the school offered programs after school or extra work with a teacher, we do have staff available to pick up the kids at the designated school dismissal areas at the close of these programs. We ask that parents notify us, if their child will be attending one of the school programs and if they will be picking them up from these programs so we can coordinate the pick up schedule daily.

Space fills up fast, so download a registration form today!  We require registration for the Fall Semester and again in December for the Spring!  We offer No School Day, Parent/ Teacher Workshop and Vacation Week full day programs, which will have their own registration forms!  Please check one month in advance of any No School Days on the school calendar or call us at 679-3006, if you have questions.  We will not be offering programs during the Thanksgiving and Winter Break School Closings, to allow our staff time with their families during the holidays, as well as traditionally low enrollment in past years during those times.  Our Before and After School Programs run on the last day of school, but are then closed until the start of our scheduled Summer Camp programming.

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------If you are interested in enrolling your child in our programs, but can not afford to do so, please contact the Recreation Director at 679-3006 for info on the NH State Childcare Scholarship.  
We currently do NOT have any Town Recreation Scholarships to award. 
The State Scholarship program is the only Financial Assistance for these programs available.

HomeCommunity Events Preschool ProgramsSchool Age Youth ProgramsAdult ProgramsSeniors ClubParks & Outdoor Rec. FacilitiesCommunity Links