• Child Care for Monday, January 11, 2021 (updated Sunday at 9:30 a.m.)




    KidZone will be providing a one-day childcare camp on Monday, January 11th at Copperwood Elementary from 8 am- 4pm. As we continue to monitor attendance data, additional camp locations may be added.


    The cost of attendance is $37, and families must register online by 9 pm on Sunday, January 10th.  Register for camp below. View registration nstructions here. Sunday evening, an email will be sent to all families with additional information, including arrival and dismissal information.


    Additional helpful information:

    • Campers must be signed in and out by someone at least 18 years old.
      • Adults, please be prepared to show I.D.
    • Campers must wear a mask while at camp.
    • Campers must bring a water bottle.
    • Breakfast, lunch and two snacks will be provided at no cost.
    • Please note that if your student requires any potential lifesaving medication (ex: inhaler, EpiPen, Benadryl) you will be required to bring the medication and complete the necessary paperwork.


    In alignment with Peoria Unified’s #ReturnToSchool Plan, students experiencing any symptoms consistent with Covid-19 will be sent home and may have to be absent the remainder of camp. These symptoms include:


    • Fever of 100 degrees Fahrenheit or higher

    • Chills

    • Cough

    • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing

    • New loss of taste or smell

    • Sore throat

    • Fatigue

    • Muscle or body aches

    • Headache

    • Congestion or runny nose

    • Nausea or vomiting

    • Diarrhea


    City of Peoria


    The city will be providing camp programs on Monday, January 11th.  For more information on their camp programs, please visit the City of Peoria AM/PM Program page


  • KidZone is an innovative before and after school care program where students, kindergarten through 8th-grade, are able to learn and interact in a safe, caring environment. 

    Our mission is to provide a physically and emotionally safe environment where children can participate in engaging activities and build positive relationships.


    Available 6 a.m. to the start of school (AM) and school dismissal until 6 p.m. (PM)

    KidZone is currently available in the following Peoria Unified elementary schools in the city of Glendale: Canyon, Copperwood, Desert Palms, Desert Valley, Foothills, Heritage, Marshall Ranch and Sahuaro Ranch. Locations are subject to change and program capacity at each school is dependent on available space and staffing.

    Transportation is available for Kachina and Pioneer Elementary School students to attend KidZone at Foothills Elementary School.  


    In the 2020-2021 school year, KidZone will be held October 5, 2020 – May 20, 2021. Please note that these dates are subject to change.


    EdCamp is a full day program that is offered when school is not in session such as fall break, no school days, winter break, April break and Spring Break. Available to Peoria Unified School District students ages 5+ that are entering Kindergarten through 8th grades. 

    EdCamp provides care from 6 a.m. – 6 p.m. at Desert Valley, Frontier and Foothills. On these days, students engage in hands-on activities, group games, challenges and enrichment. To attend EdCamp children must register for it separately from the KidZone program. Please note that if you do not register for EdCamp days during your initial KidZone registration, there is a possibility that EdCamp may reach its capacity and you may not be able to do so later.

    View Fall EdCamp Information


  • To keep student groupings consistent, we will only be offering weekly contracts. For at least the first semester, families will need to choose weeks that they need childcare. At this time, we will not be offering daily options for contracts. Billing and payments will continue to be processed monthly.

    Registration is completed online at peoriaunified.ce.eleyo.com. Parents/guardians will need to read the KidZone Handbook before registering (see Quick Links on the right side column).

    Payments can be made online through our online registration system, at the district office, the KidZone office located at Desert Valley or the preschool office located at Skyview. Cash, check or money orders are accepted at the KidZone and preschool office. Card payments are only accepted online and at the at the district office. 

    • Preschool Office at Sky View Elementary School:  8624 W. Sweetwater Ave., Peoria, AZ 85381. Hours are 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    • KidZone Office at Desert Valley Elementary School: 12901 N. 63rd Ave, Glendale, AZ 85304. Hours are Tuesday - Friday, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
    • District Administration Center: 6330 W. Thunderbird Rd., Glendale, AZ 85306. Hours are 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.


    Please also notify the KidZone classroom staff in person or by calling the classroom if your child will not be attending on a contract day. Any contract changes or withdrawals need to be completed using the online registration system. Please reference the chart below for deadlines on contract changes.


Kids with teacher at KidZone

KidZone Office

  • Desert Valley Elementary
    12901 N. 63rd Ave.
    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Closed Wednesdays.
    8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Classroom Site Numbers

  • Canyon Elementary 



    Copperwood Elementary 


    Desert Palms Elementary 


    Desert Valley Elementary 


    Foothills Elementary 


    Heritage Elementary 


    Marshall Ranch Elementary 


    Sahuaro Ranch Elementary