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Back to School Las Vegas

Clark County School District students return August 7, 2023. 

The 2023 Back to School Guide

Sponsored by Boys and Girls Club of Southern Nevada and Champions

Save 20% at Target 

Target is offering 20% off ONE purchase of ANYTHING for teachers, school staff, homeschool parents, and college students. Offer Valid 7/16/23 – 8/26/23. 



Target also offers a Wish List option, similar to Amazon. 


More than 300 teachers in Clark County have submitted their wish lists for the 2023 – 2024 school year. Please share with friends and family and help support our teachers this year!

CCSD 2023 – 2024 School Year Information

 For more information to prepare your student (and yourself) for the upcoming school year,
check out these links from the Clark County School District (CCSD).

Back-to-school website 
Food Service

All CCSD parents should check their child’s school start and end times. You can find your child’s school here. 

Find your school’s website
CCSD Magnet Schools
Parents with children attending charter, online or private schools should check your school’s website for start dates and specific back-to-school information.

Safekey Programs 

Clark County Safekey

All registration forms must be submitted electronically. Paper registration forms need to be submitted in person at the Safekey Office or to the Safekey Site Staff.

Safekey Office Hours:
Monday – Friday: 7:00am -6:00pm 
Closed Saturday & Sunday and Holidays

$10 registration fee must be paid prior to selecting dates/sessions.
A.M. Safekey: $5 a day, per child
P.M. Safekey: $9 a day, per child
($14 a day per child if both sessions are needed.)

Click here for Clark County Safekey sites and info

Please email CCSafekey@ClarkCountyNv.GoV or call 702-455-8251 to verify bell and Safekey start times. Our program schedule correlates to the school’s specific bell schedule.

Henderson Safekey

Safekey is a before- and after-school recreational enrichment program held at all Henderson elementary schools. This fun-filled program focuses on crafts, games and special activities as an alternative while parents work. The program offers a variety of stimulating activities designed to help your child grow socially, emotionally and physically, as well as homework time and a snack. Safekey provides milk by way of the USDA Special Milk Program through a grant from the Nevada Department of Education.

Teen Scene is for Sixth through eighth graders. Students can enjoy this enriching after-school program hosted at Henderson public middle/junior high schools. Provided for working parents to ensure teens’ safety, the program may feature arts and crafts, nutrition, sports, field trips, special events, homework time and a snack. And don’t forget to ask about our brand new offsite excursions to your teen’s favorite destinations.

Teen Scene provides milk by way of the USDA Special Milk Program through a grant from the Nevada Department of Education.

Las Vegas Safekey

Safekey offers opportunities for learning beyond the school bell and is designed for children ages 5-11 attending kindergarten through fifth grade. It is offered at 63 elementary schools within the city. There is a one-time annual registration fee per child, per account. Morning passes cost $7, while afternoon passes cost $10.

The program uses the school district calendar as a guide and operates on days that in-person school instruction is in session. Daily and weekly scheduled activities include physical fitness, nutritional education, arts and crafts, games, STEAM activities, special events, homework time, literacy programming and nutritious afternoon snacks. The Department of Youth Development & Social Innovation manages the program. Program hours vary by site.

If your student attends one of the schools below, please visit for the ReInvent after-school program:

  • Arturo Cambeiro Elementary School, 2851 East Harris Ave.
  • Ollie Detwiler Elementary School, 1960 Ferrell St.
  • Doris Hancock Elementary School, 1661 Lindell Road
  • J.T. McWilliams Elementary School, 1315 Hiawatha Road
  • Vail Pittman Elementary School, 6333 Fargo Ave.
  • Red Rock Elementary School will be located on the campus of FYFE ES at 4101 W. Bonanza Rd.  for the 23-24 school year.
  • Rose Warren Elementary School, 6451 Brandywine Way

City of North Las Vegas Safekey

Safekey is a structured before and after school Recreational Enrichment Program designed for K-5th grade children. Safekey is offered at CCSD school sites and provides a variety of activities and social events such as arts and crafts, 4-H STEM, diversity program, fitness activities and physical games that are facilitated by trained staff.

Children may work on homework during homework time during the hours of Safekey, but we cannot enforce the completion of homework or ensure that it is done correctly. Safekey is a recreation-based program, we do not offer tutoring or homework help. This is to ensure that children are not misadvised on homework.

You must sign your child in and out daily. The person who is scheduled to pick up your child must be listed on the participation form and they must show proper identification.

Every child must have a new Safekey participation form on file for the 2023-2024 school year. 

Fee for the City of North Las Vegas Safekey Programs


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Boys and Girls Club of Southern Nevada

2022/2023 School Year Programs

Find a Club

With 13 Club locations, affordable rates, and programs for both kids and teens, Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada can be your family’s answer to safe, supervised fun before and after school.

Hours of Operation

All Club Locations open 2pm – 7pm for Afternoon Programs.

Select locations open for Morning Programs from 6:30am – 9:00am.

*Select clubs offer pick-up at schools. Please reach out to your club to find out which schools are on the pick-up list.

Membership Fees & Weekly Rates
Annual Club Membership is required for each participating child, in addition to weekly program costs. Financial assistance is available for qualifying households, which may allow one or more children to attend at little or no cost to the family.

Annual Membership Fees
$35/yr – Youth Membership (ages 6-12)
$20/yr – Teen Membership (ages 13-18)

Weekly Program Fees

Youth (ages 6-12): Morning Program $20 per week, Afternoon Program $40 per week
Teens (ages 13-18): FREE with Annual Membership


Champions has more than 14 sites in Las Vegas, Henderson, and North Las Vegas for before and after school care. 

Enroll in K-6 programs

At Champions, it’s all about bringing out the best in your child. Whether she chooses to nurture her inner scientist, artist, teacher, doctor, CEO, or all of the above, we give her the freedom to follow her curiosity and passion!

In our new curriculum, your child’s interests will shape what we decide to dig in and explore, and at the same time she’ll be developing skills that will help create a solid foundation for learning and growth.

Back-to-School Events in Las Vegas

Don’t forget to check our calendar for even more back-to-school events across Las Vegas and Henderson for the 2023-2024 school year! 

Back to School Events: July 22 – 23

Back to School Resource Fair with Spread the Word Nevada
Saturday, July 22, 10am – 12pm
Paradise Community Center, 4775 S McLeod Drive

Cox Back to School Fair
Saturday, July 22, 11am – 3pm
Galleria at Sunset, 1300 W Sunset Road.

Back to School Pizza Party
Saturday, July 22, 1230pm – 230pm
Pearson Community Center, 1625 W Carey Ave

Nevada Partners
Saturday, July 22, 5pm – 8pm
690 W Lake Mead Boulevard

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Back to School Bash
Thursday, July 27, 9am – 12pm
Dollar Loan Center
200 S Green Valley Parkway, Henderson

Henderson Police, the Vegas Knight Hawks, HopeLink of Southern Nevada and The Dollar Loan Center have partnered to collect and distribute school supplies for our community.
Pick up supplies for the upcoming school year, learn about resources available, and enjoy interactive games and activities for the whole family.

Henderson Police Department will provide safety tips and resources.
Henderson Silver Knights and Vegas Knight Hawks Cast members, Star Wars characters, and Critical Care Comics Superheroes will be in attendance.
Students at the event can receive a free haircut from 101 Barbershop, and a free eye exam from Drs. Kopolow & Girisgen Eye Doctor.
Shrunk 3D and Cowabunga Bay will provide giveaways throughout the event.
Levy Cares will have water and lite snacks for attendees.
And more!

Splash Back to School Party 
Friday, July 28, 5pm – 7pm
Centennial Hills YMCA Pool, 6601 N Buffalo Drive

Live DJ, free swimming, free snow cones, community vendors, raffles, activities, and more. FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. 

School supply drive to benefit Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth, Child Haven, and Foster Kinship. 

Back to School Events: July 29 – 30

Cox Back to School Fair
Saturday, July 29, 11am – 3pm 
Meadows Mall 
Immunizations will be available on site.

Back to School Giveaway (City of North Las Vegas)
Saturday, July 29, 10am – 1pm
Neighborhood Recreation Center, 1638 N Bruce Street

All families with school-aged children welcome while supplies last. 

The Gathering Place
Saturday, July 29, 1pm -3pm
7800 W Anne Road
Registration Required

Victory Outreach East Las Vegas
Saturday, July 29, 2pm – 4pm
6126, S Sandhill Road

Free backpacks and school supplies. 


St. Paul’s 2nd Annual Back to School Bash
Saturday, July 29, 10am – 1pm
St. Paul’s Charismatic Episcopal Church
201 Taylor Street, Henderson

Free back to school resources available including backpacks, sports physicals, health screenings, immunizations, haircuts and much more!



Teacher Book Sale
Saturday, July 29, 10am – 2pm
East Las Vegas Library
2851 East Bonanza Road

All teachers can get AR-Approved children’s books for .25 cents each! Browse tons of gently-used books to fill up your classroom for the upcoming school year.


Back to School Events: August 5 – 6

Cox Back to School Fair
Saturday, August 5, 9am – 1pm
Downtown Summerlin
1980 Festival Plaza Drive


Bookbag Giveaway with Henderson Equality Center
Saturday, August 5, 9am – 1pm
1490 W Sunset Road, Henderson

300 backpacks will be given away, while supplies last. 

Saturday Before School 
Saturday, August 5, 9am -1pm
Whitney Recreation and Senior Center
5712 E Missouri Avenue

School supplies, hair cuts, health screenings, and more from LVMPD Southeast Area Command.

Back to School Community Resource Fair
Saturday, August 5, 10am – 2pm
Desert Breeze Community Center, 8275 Spring Mountain Road

Free back packs with school supplies, hair cuts, hygiene products, food, drinks, and community resources. 

Presented  by Commissioner Justin Jones, LVMPD Spring Valley, Acelero Learning, and Health Plan of Nevada.

3rd Annual Project Backpack
Saturday, August 5, 9am – 12pm
Richard Harris Law Firm
830 S 4th Street, Las Vegas

Free backpacks are stuffed with awesome gear, so students will be set for an even more awesome school year!
How does it work? Stop by the Richard Harris Law Firm on August 5th to pick up a backpack. These backpacks are geared towards elementary students, but any grade level is welcome to grab one. There will also be a special appearance by Chance and The Vivas from VGK, face painters and an ice cream truck to enjoy!
This event is for the students who are NOT receiving backpacks at the schools we are supporting in 2023. To see if your child’s school is on the list, please visit Please note, we are only giving backpacks to the kindergarteners of the schools on the list. If you have a child attending one of the mentioned schools and is in a different grade level, you are still able to get a backpack for your student(s) at our event on August 5th.
Please note, an RSVP for the event to Facebook does not count as registration. Registration must be completed when you arrive at the event for each student receiving a backpack. Backpacks are available until supplies last.
Back to School Pool Party
Saturday, August 5, 12pm – 3pm
Silver Mesa Pool, 4095 Allen Lane, NLV

Join Mayor Pro Tempore Scott Black and Commissioner Marilyn Kirkpatrick for a Back to School Pool Party at Silver Mesa Pool! Enjoy a live DJ, fun games, raffles, and FREE backpacks, hotdogs, hamburgers, and snow cones. While supplies last.