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Parks and Recreation
395 South Main Street
Camp Verde, Arizona 86322Hours:Monday – Thursday

7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Friday

7:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Phone: (928) 554-0828

Fax: (928) 567-1540

Parks@campverde.az.gov

Mission Statement

The Town of Camp Verde Parks and Recreation Department is dedicated to providing quality recreational, educational, cultural, fitness, social and environmental opportunities that meets the diverse needs of our community.

Welcome

The Parks & Recreation Department strives to provide fun, safe and affordable recreational programs and event opportunities to promote healthy lifestyles for all in our community.

The Department maintains and operates five public parks and a community center for our community and visitors to enjoy. Each park is equipped with BBQ grills and picnic areas that are wonderful for family outings. If you would like to reserve a park or community center facility, please visit the Parks & Recreation office to check availability or view the online calendars for each facility on the Facility Reservations and Rentals page.

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CURRENT EVENTS AND PROGRAMS:

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Camp Verde Parks and Recreation is pleased to announce another year of partnership with Challenger Sports, providers of the USA’s most popular soccer camp, to host the week long British Soccer camps during the weeks of May 23rd-27th at Butler Soccer Field.

The camp will run Monday through Friday and each child will be coached by a member of Challenger’s British coaching staff flown to the USA exclusively to work on these programs. Challenger will hold over 4,000 British Soccer Camps this summer and will coach over 150,000 players between the ages of 3 and 18, as well as completing FREE coach education clinics for over 40,000 parents and coaches.

Challenger’s British Soccer Camp is more than a week of drills and skills. In addition to taking part in a daily regime of foot skill development (through the 1,000 touches curriculum), technical and tactical practices and daily ‘World Cup’ tournament style plays, each child will be treated to a rich cultural experience and lessons on respect, responsibility, integrity, leadership and sportsmanship. Challenger’s custom built camps focus on individual player development and are delivered by a team of passionate coaching staff handpicked to coach your player!

Each camper will receive a FREE camp T-shirt, soccer ball, soccer poster, individual skills performance evaluation and free access to an educational soccer website. In addition, any child who signs up online before April 8th will receive a genuine British Soccer replica Jersey valued at $39. For further information please visit www.challengersports.com or call Oli Sharp on 760-536-4468.

Camp Verde Parks & Recreation

Spring – Summer Trip Program 2016

Join Camp Verde Parks & Rec. on fun filled trips away with our new 14 passenger shuttle bus! Trips leave from the Community Center Gym at 9:00 am & return at 4:00 pm. Participants must be 16 years old or have an accompanying adult. Bring a bag lunch or plan on eating at a nearby restaurant. Come explore the secrets of Arizona and relax with plenty of opportunity for you to spend the day the way you want.

Must pre-register for all trips

May 13 – Friday                  Meteor Crater & Winslow’s Standin on the Corner Park SOLD OUT

Walk the rim of the world’s best preserved meteor impact crater with a guide to relate the history and mysteries. Watch the movie – “IMPACT, Mystery of Meteor Crater” to experience the power of this event and then explore the museum. Enjoy a bag lunch or Subway sandwich in the courtyard. On the way back to Camp Verde we stop at the most famous street corner in America “Standin on the Corner” Park in Winslow. Enjoy the views as we return through the pines of Clint’s Well and the drop into the Valley along Rte 260.                              Adult $28, Senior (60+) $26, Vets & Jrs (6-17) $19, Active Military & Children 5 & under $10

May 26 – Thursday                        Sharlot Hall Museum & Downtown Prescott

Walk the grounds filled with buildings and artifacts from Arizona Territorial history and early Statehood. Tour the first Governor’s Mansion as well as a Victorian era house, early settler cabins, wagons and Sharlot Hall’s 1927 Durant Star Touring car. Stroll up to Downtown Prescott just two blocks away for dining and shopping options.

Adult & Senior $15, Child (13 – 17) $10, 12 & under $5

June 9 – Thursday              Phippen Museum & Downtown Prescott

Founded to showcase the work of George Phippen, local artist, founding member and first President of the Cowboy Artists of America. Enjoy art by noted western painters and sculptors & see western heritage artifacts and memorabilia. After visiting the museum we travel to downtown Prescott to choose from the many restaurants, shops and galleries around Courthouse Square.                                                              Adult & Seniors $15, Students w/ ID $10, 12 & under $5

June 23 – Thursday            Museum of Northern Arizona & Downtown Flagstaff

Explore this world class museum dedicated to the geography, geology and culture of the Colorado Plateau. Displays of prehistoric and historic Native American artifacts and more modern works of fine art and jewelry of the Plateau’s Native American inhabitants. Learn about the physical world that helped to create the varied cultures of this area. Then travel to Downtown Flagstaff for your choice of lunch destinations and a chance to explore what Flagstaff has to offer.

Adult & Senior $19, American Indian & Students w/ ID $15, Child (10 – 17) $15, 9 & under $5

July 14 – Thursday             Lowell Observatory & Downtown Flagstaff

Explore this historic and still active astronomical observatory atop Mars Hill. Experience a guided tour of the history of astronomy leading to the discovery of Pluto and beyond. Stroll the grounds and visit the exhibit hall for a display on the Hubbell Space Telescope.                    Adult $19, Senior (60+) & college students $18, Child (5 – 17) $13, 4 and under $7

July 28 – Thursday             Riordan Mansion & Pioneer Museum

This 1904 duplex home was built for two lumber baron brothers who married two sisters and helped make Flagstaff the community it is today. Enjoy a guided tour of this well preserved master piece for a glimpse back into another time.  After a stop for a variety of fast food options or your own bag lunch we continue our history of Flagstaff with a visit to the Pioneer Museum. Housed in the 1908, Coconino County Hospital for the Indigent this collection of artifacts and displays gives another glimpse into early Flagstaff life.

Adult $22, Youth (14 – 17) $19, Child (7 – 13) $14, 6 & under $8

Contact Parks & Recreation at 395 S. Main St. or (928)554-0828 for more information or to register.

Minimum of six participants required for each trip