The Arcata Recreation Division with funding form First 5 Humboldt offers programs for families with children newborn to 5 years. Arcata Play Center is invested in Ages and Stages developmental screening. We are proud to use the #1 developmental and social-emotional screeners to give kids a great start in life. Message a facilitator on Facebook about how you and your child can get involved.
During COVID, we are excited to offer you and your little ones a wide variety of opportunities to connect and feel supported. Visit our Facebook page for all our offerings including recorded circle times and other virtually guided activities.
Funded through a DHHS/First 5 ACEs Collaborative Partnership.
For newborns 0-3 months and their caregivers.
Free Virtual Participation Includes: Teether, Rattle and Light.
Trained Facilitators, Scarlet and Elena, offer individual sessions.
Call (707) 825-2150 to get involved.
Check out the flyer for more details.
Para nuevoa padres e infantes de 0-1 años
Facilitadora: Naomy Nevarez es una maestra preescolar de tres años. Enseño español en escuelas preescloares por dos de esos años y tambien sirvio como una tutora para niños de familias Latinas. Naomy es una estudiante en Humboldt State University con una especializacion en estudios religiosos y una enfasis en estudios Nativo Americanos. Sus metas con este programa son empoderar famlias Latinx en la communidad y proveerles oportunidades para participar en actividades enriquecedoras.
Facilitator: Naomy Nevarez is a bilingual preschool teacher of three years. She taught bilingual preschool classes for two of those years and also served as a tutor for children of Spanish speaking families. Naomy is also an HSU student majoring in Religious Studies and minoring in Native American Studies. Her goals are to empower the Latinx community in Humboldt County and provide enrichment activities for families and children.
Facilitator: Rachel Richan is a Nuerofeedback Technician certified in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction and Trauma Informed Care. She is currently researching Mind-Up, a social/emotional learning program designed to enhance self awareness, problem solving, attention, self-regulation, and pro-social behavior in young children. As someone who has lived with trauma and as a new mother, she looks forward to providing scientifically proven tools to reduce stress and provide support to other caregivers during these trying times.
Modifications have been made to ensure compliance with State and County health and safety regulations. Face coverings, physical distancing and other COVID-19 health and safety protocol will be required for staff and participants to ensure everyone’s safety. Additional time will be taken for wellness screenings. Families who have traveled or had visitors from out of the area or had possible exposure to COVID-19 must wait 14 days before attending group.