Week of the Young Child This Week

Join us for a week of fun as we celebrate The Week of the Young Child

Eureka Community Services has partnered with Humboldt State University recreation administration students to plan an exciting week of activities focused on children and families.

Each day will feature a slate of activities focused on a specific theme, ranging from art to cooking, to outdoor fun. 

Check out the designated activity each day this week.

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Little Saplings Enrollment Now Open

Little Saplings Preschool Program is Currently Enrolling

Monthly Fees Average monthly enrollment cost will vary from month to month based on the number of days and/or half days registered for and the number of days of operation that reflect holidays and other closures.


  • Hours: Monday – Friday from 7:45am-5:15pm
  • Location:The John Ryan Youth Center (1653 J Street in Eureka)
  • Daily Rate: $45 Half Day Rate: $25/day
  • Ages: 2 ½ to 5 years old (if you have chidren 5-11, check out the Cooper Gulch after school program at this link)

To inquire, please call 707-441-4248 or visit us in person at the Adorni Community Center (1011 Waterfront Drive, Eureka) For more information call 707-441-4244 or email sfazio@ci.eureka.ca.gov

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Little Saplings Open House July 10

Little Saplings Preschool is hosting an Open House and we can’t wait to meet you!

Eureka Community Service has a new Play Based/Nature Inspired preschool at the John Ryan Youth Center.

** Come and see what a great facility, playground and program we  have to offer for children ages 2.5-5 years old.**


  • July 10
  • 6PM to 10PM
  • John Ryan Youth Center at 1653 J Street, Eureka

More about the school:

  • Open M-F year-round
  • High-Quality Early Childhood Education
  • Play Based/Nature Inspired
  • Child-initiated and teacher-supported learning
  • Developmentally appropriate program
  • Ready for Kindergarten
  • Social/Emotional
  • Language
  • Art, Music, Science
  • Pre-math and Pre-writing
  • Gross/fine moto

Find them on Facebook @LittleSaplingsEureka

Download a PDF flyer here.

Summer Camp Guide on Line

We will have a printed copy of this available soon at the Adorni Community and Recreation Center​, but if you’d like to get your child(ren) enrolled in some great summer activities, now’s the time. This “magazine” will tell you everything you need to know.

Click here to see the magazine.

Little Saplings Preschool Welcome Night April 17

We are hosting an informational and welcome night at Little Saplings on Wednesday April 17th, from 5:45-6:30pm at the John Ryan Youth Center. Meet the director, tour the facility.

It will an opportunity for prospective families to meet the director, ask questions & tour the facility. Would you please put this on our Facebook page. 

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