Youth Community Classes

C.A.T.S. Academy

This Teen Police Academy is modeled after the very successful adult Citizen’s Police Academy.  The Teen Academy is intended for young men or young women that have an interest in a career in law enforcement or have an interest in learning why and how police officers serve their community.  Get a behind the scenes look at a police department, as well as allowing our Mayfield Heights Police Officers the opportunity to interact and build positive relationships with the teens residing in the Mayfield School District.  

The Academy includes: 

  • A structured but fun atmosphere 
  • A wide variety of classroom instruction and interaction
  • Exciting hands-on training with Patrol Officers, Detectives, SWAT, K9 Unit, and the Bomb Squad
  • Graduation ceremony 

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Grades 8 – 12 
  • Primary residence is in the Mayfield School System 
  • Agree to attend all sessions of the Teen Academy (2 weekends)

Contact the Mayfield Heights Parks & Recreation Department @ 440-442-2626 to register or register on-line at:

Pertinent C.A.T.S. Info

Dates Day Time Location Cost Notes
April 14 & 21
Saturday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Mayfield Hts PD
$15 per participant
Max of 20

Art Explorer's 

Come join us for a 3 week session and learn to draw.  This year's explorer's will learn how to draw Disney characters, Super Heroes, and Mythical Creatures.  The class will meet on Tuesday and Thursday during the 3 week session. Each session is $60.00 per camper and includes supplies. 

Pertinent Art Explorer's Info

Session Dates Times Location Cost
1 - Disney Characters
June 3 - 22
3:45 - 5:15 PM
Ross DeJohn Community Center
2 - Super Heroes
June 25 - July 13
3:45 - 5:15 PM
Ross DeJohn Community Center
3 - Mythical Creatures
July 16 - August 3
3:45 - 5:15 PM
Ross DeJohn Community Center

Registration Forms