Child Care/Children’s Activities

Please Note: All resource information has been confirmed by Butte-Glenn 2-1-1 Staff. However, resource information is subject to change based on the availability, capacity, and discretion of the resource provider. Please consider checking in with providers ahead of time to ensure availability of services

Butte Diaper Bank- Provides infant, toddler, and adult diapers and diapering supplies to community members experiencing need. Diapers are distributed on a designated Saturday every month from 9am-11am. The 2020 schedule is as follows: 

  • August 22nd
  • September 26th
  • October 24th
  • November 21st
  • December 19th

Applications must be resubmitted every month to ensure diaper availability at distribution events.  For those in diaper need, fill out the following application: https://bit.ly/2Vcs7kg. For those in need that have been impacted by the Camp Fire, please fill out the following application: https://bit.ly/2VgVemt. The June monthly distribution will be held at Pearl Consulting, 150 Amber Grove Drive, Chico. Phone: 530-592-0882. **COVID19 Update- Butte Diaper Bank will be holding diaper distributions but asks that participants exercise social distancing during the distribution, and hand washing prior to arrival. Participants are also asked to definitively RSVP to the text reminder sent allowing for appropriate planning measures to be implemented.**

African American Family & Cultural Center- Financial Literacy Workshops- Offering free weekly virtual workshops to learn various aspects about dealing with money over the course of 8 weeks. Topics will include saving, balancing a checkbook, investing and more. Workshops are for children and young teens ages 5-11 and 12+.For more information or to join the meeting, call 530 532-1205 or reach AAFCC by email at aafcc@aafcc-oroville.org 

  • For children ages 5-11: Workshops begin July, 27th and will be held weekly on Tuesdays from 3:30pm – 4:30pm via Zoom.
  • For teens age 12+: Workshops begin July 30th and will be held weekly on Thursdays from 3:30-4:30pm via zoom. 

Butte County Art on WheelsOffering a mobile art studio that provides Camp Fire survivors with positive community oriented projects. The Butte County Art on Wheels program is designed to improve the physical, emotional, and mental health of all participants. This program is directed by artist Jessie Mercer, who partners with schools, companies, and community organizations. Butte County Art on Wheels offers free services to organizations associated with children of Camp Fire survivors. Butte County Art on Wheels is also available to groups throughout the community for a fee. Please note that this program is not designed for individual services. Available to all. Free services for organizations associated with children of Camp Fire survivors.To schedule an appointment contact Jessie at 530-828-2960 or through email: jessiemercer15@gmail.com. For more information regarding the Art on Wheels program use the following link: http://bit.ly/31v60pq

Feather River Recreation District– Providing seasonal recreational programs, activities, and camps to people of all ages. Feather River Recreation District has released a list of 2020 activities with descriptions and registration fees. To access the complete list of activities use the following link: https://www.frrpd.com/activities

Gridley Parks and Recreation Division– Providing seasonal recreational programs, activities, and classes to people of all ages. Gridley Parks and Recreation Division has compiled a list of 2020 activities with descriptions and registration fees. To access the list of available activities use the following link: http://bit.ly/2WsBlWm 

Durham Recreation and Park District– Providing seasonal recreation programs, activities, and classes to adults and children. Information about available activities and classes can be found online at http://bit.ly/362sYGj 

Durham Recreation & Park District- ASP Summer Camp **COVID-19 Update: The Durham Recreation & Park District has opened its ASP summer program and has extended the D.R.P.D. Summer Camp through August 28th.** Offering the Durham community, as safely as possible, childcare and fun activities for K through 6th graders (ages 5 – 12). Including summer fun through various activities; games, crafts, water fun and experiments. Camp offered Monday through Friday, 7:30 am – 6 pm during the the following weeks: 

  • August 10th-August 14th
  • August 17th-August 21st
  • August 24th-August 28th.  

Parents with children K through 6th grade (ages 5 – 12), registering their children will be subject to some new policies and procedures (including but not limited to: check-in/check-out, strict registration rules, smaller groups, station rotation and cleaning). For registration and pricing, and for those interested in signing up their children, parents/ legal guardians will need to visit: www.durhamrecreation.recdesk.com and create or login into an existing “community” account. Full days and half days are available. Located at: 9447 Midway, Durham.

CARD – 2020 PLAY GuideChico Area Recreation District provides recreational programs to people of all ages. CARD has released the list of events of January – June 2020 Activities in an online catalogue. The catalogue includes camp descriptions as well as pricing. To access the catalogue use the following link: https://bit.ly/2UqtWKO.

Hmong Cultural CenterMenyuam Family Circle **COVID-19 Update: Due to COVID-19, the Hmong Cultural Center is closed to the public until further notice. Activities and services will be offered over the phone. Please see the center’s Facebook page for more information: www.facebook.com/HCCBC/**  The Menyuam Family Circle invites all families with children (ages 0-5) to a series of events focused on preparing children for school. These events will feature: food, prizes, story time with parents and children, craft activities for parents and children, activities to strengthen children’s motor skills. Families will also have the opportunity to build social connections with other parents. These events are free and available to all.

Sesame Street ResourcesIn the aftermath of recent wildfires, the Sesame Street in Communities team wanted to reach out to provide information on our available resources to help families cope in the aftermath of natural disasters, and other traumatic experiences. Resources are designed for children from birth to 6 years old and include videos, articles, printables, and are available in English or Spanish. Website:www.sesamestreetincommunities.org. Topic pages of interest:

Help Kids Cope- Free Mobile App for Parents- Free mobile app to assist parents in talking to their children about different disasters they may experience or have already experienced. This app includes 10 different disaster types with sections in each on how to explain, prepare, respond, and heal from the event their family is concerned with. Each section gives guidance on talking to preschool, school-age, and adolescent children, as well as, includes ways parents can help themselves cope and support their children’s reactions including examples of typical reactions of children to disaster experiences, shared experiences from other parents that have experienced disaster, and ideas on what to say in certain situations in a child-friendly way. This app was developed by the National Child Stress Network and can be downloaded through the App store on mobile phones or online at: https://www.nctsn.org/resources/help-kids-cope

Anthem Blue CrossTips for Talking to Children After Traumatic Events- Online resource for parents and educators navigating conversations with children who have experienced traumatic events. Online at: https://bit.ly/2WcnHav