Youth Services



The Youth Services Division office is located at the Whittier Community Center at 7630 Washington Avenue, Whittier, CA 90602.

For more information, please contact The Whittier Community Center at (562) 567-9430.

The Youth Services Division is responsible for providing quality developmental and recreational programming for the youth of Whittier. Some of the programs sponsored by the City's Youth Services Division include: Whittier Youth Network (WYN Club), Summer Day Camps, Volunteen Program and Students Run Whittier.

The Youth Services Division also works with the SKILLS Organization to provide Club Orchard Dale and Club Scottie, which are after school programs for Kinder-5th graders at Orchard Dale and Scott Avenue Elementary Schools.

Day Camp 2018



Online Only- Begins April 16, 2018

Walkup- Begins April 19, 2018 at Whittier Community Center

Camp Dates: June 11- August 10, 2018
Cost: $100 per week, per child
Ages: 5-12

WYN Club

The WYN Club is a drop-in recreation program for young people 2nd - 5th grade throughout the school year, and ages 7-12 during the summer program. Members participate in a variety of recreational activities, special interest classes, personal development activities and field trips. Each program is staffed with trained recreation leaders and volunteers who have planned each day’s activities to keep your children active, involved and having plenty of fun! Monthly activity calendars are available at the sites.

Sites available during the SUMMER and SCHOOL YEAR programming are listed further down on this page


Children in Grades 2nd - 5th

Registration Fee: $50 for the school year program
Registration Date: Starts Monday, July 31, 2017
Registration Locations: Whittier Community Center, Parnell Park and Palm Park
Program Sites: See chart below
Program Dates: Begins on Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Program Hours: Monday-Friday, School Dismissal Hours - 5:00 pm 

WYN Club is also CLOSED on any date that school is not in session.

School Year
WYN Club Sites

WYN Club Sites

Evergreen Elementary School
12915 E. Helmer Drive, Whittier

Hoover Elementary School
6302 S. Alta Avenue, Whittier

Laurel Elementary School
13550 Lambert Road, Whittier

Murphy Ranch Elementary School
16021 Janine Drive, Whittier

Leffingwell Elementary School
10625 Santa Gertrudes Avenue, Whittier

Anaconda Park
14575 Anaconda Street,. Whittier

Kennedy Park
8530 Painter Avenue, Whittier

Michigan Park
8228 Michigan Avenue, Whittier

Palm Park
5703 Palm Avenue, Whittier

Parnell Park
15390 Lambert Road, Whittier

Monthly Fee-Based Programs

Orchard Dale Elementary
10625 S. Cole Road, Whittier

Scott Avenue Elementary School
11701 Scott Avenue, Whittier


VolunTEEN Program 2018

Registration begins on March 19, 2018 

If you are between the ages of 14 to 17 and looking to make a difference in your community by gaining valuable experience in a fun and exciting program, then the City of Whittier’s SUMMER VoluTEEN program is just what you have been looking for!
Those enrolled will have the opportunity to volunteer at our Summer Programs including WYN Club (Whittier Youth Network) sites, Summer Day Camps, and community events.

VolunTEEN Application Packets will be accepted starting on Monday, March 19, 2018.  
You can register at the Whittier Community Center, Parnell Park or Palm Park

Application Deadline is Thursday, April 19, 2017 by 3 p.m..

For more information please call the Whittier Community Center at (562) 567-9430

Please click here for the VolunTEEN Application

Students Run Whittier  

Students Run Whittier program trains students grades 4-8 to participate in local 5K runs in the City of Whittier. Trainings teach participants the fundamentals of running, building self-esteem, awareness of lifelong physical fitness and creating an atmosphere of belonging while training with their peers.
Practices take place on Saturdays, 7-8 a.m., September through October and January through March. Practices are held at Palm Park.

For more information on Students Run Whittier, please call (562) 567-9430.

here for Students Run Whittier Flier!

SKILLS Organization
 (Supporting Kids In Living & Learning Successfully)

The SKILLS Foundation is a non-profit social services agency dedicated to the youth in our community. Vision Statement: The Supporting Kids In Living and Learning Successfully (SKILLS) Organization exists to create a partnership among parents, schools, businesses, government, and the community to support programs that give every child the opportunity to develop the SKILLS necessary for living and learning successfully.

For more information on the SKILLS, including opportunities for development, please send e-mail to