SUMMIT VIEW YOUTH CENTER


Contact the Superintendent

Walt Pesterfield
Superintendent
702-668-4755

The Summit View Youth Center (SVYC) is a maximum-security youth facility with a capacity of 48 beds. It provides programming and services to male youth between the ages of 16 to 21. SVYC sits on 13 acres in North Las Vegas near Nellis Air Force Base.


SVYC opened on February 26, 2016 under the supervision of the Division of Child and Family Services. This facility, in cooperation with the Clark County School District, operates educational programs that offer both required and elective academic subjects, remedial programs, special education programs, vocational programs, and interscholastic activities.

SVYC has nursing staff, a psychologist, contracted physicians, a contracted psychiatrist, and a contracted dentist to provide comprehensive on-site medical services. In addition, SVYC provides recreational programming, drug and alcohol abuse counseling, recovery programming, group and individual counseling, sexual offender treatment, cognitive behavioral therapy, and treatment planning.

    • Summit View 11/19/2018