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

KYD Network serves as the intermediary organization for the Out-of-School Time (OST) sectors in Kalamazoo and Calhoun Counties.


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