ARPA Notice Of Funding Availability – City Of Kalamazoo Summer Program Fund

KYD Network serves as the intermediary organization for Kalamazoo County’s Out-of-School Time (OST) sector.


Will Stewart


505 E. Kalamazoo Ave
Kalamazoo, MI 49007

Rootead Enrichment Center Youth Summer Camp

Rootead Summer Camp is for youth ages 5 – 12.  Youth will learn the fundamentals of West African Drum & Dance, make African-inspired crafts, learn Mancala – the oldest game in the world!  Each summer camp Friday, the youth will share what they’ve learned with their families at showcase/celebration!

There will be three sessions this year, and the dates are:

  • Session 1: Monday, June 24 – Friday, June 28, 9:00am – 4:00pm
  • Session 2: Monday, July 8 – Friday, July 12, 9:00am – 4:00pm
  • Session 3: Monday, July 22 – Friday, July 26, 9:00am – 4:00pm

Snacks are provided, but youth will need to bring a cold, packed lunch.

The cost of the summer camp is $200/week.  Scholarships are available.

Please email with any questions

Program Starts


Focus Area(s)

Art, Music, Dance, Nature, Outdoor, Life Skills

Meals Served

Morning Snack, Afternoon Snack

Program Ends


Days and Times

9:00 am – 4 pm

Grade Level(s)

Elementary, Middle School