Free Programs

Free programs for Kids and Teens for Summer 2018. MORE COMING SOON!

 

Kids 12 & Under

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Onbase with grpd

For ages 9-12 years old. GRPD teaches kids baseball! Search OnBase at the link below.

 

YMCA – Summer Inner City Youth Baseball/Softball

Boys & Girls up to 8th Grade. Baseball & Softball. If you are interested in learning more about this program or would like to get involved, please contact Luke Bronkema at 616.855.9522 (They are always looking for coaches too)

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GRPL Summer Reading Club

Kids & Teens. TBA; Other Grand Rapids Public Library Stuff for Kids & Teens. They also have story times for preschool.

New City Day Camp

Ages: Students entering 2nd-5th Grade in the Fall. New City Day Camp is a seven-week program where caring adults encourage children, challenge them to grow, and help them meet new friends.


Teens 13-18

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For boys and girls currently in 7th & 8th grade. A one-week, day camp introduction to the health professions.

 

GRPL Summer Reading Club

Kids & Teens. TBA; Other Grand Rapids Public Library Stuff for Kids & Teens. They also have story times for preschool.

GRFD Summer Fire Youth Academy

High School Freshman, Sophomores & Juniors. Are you a student interested in learning more about how firefighters serve our community? The Grand Rapids Fire Department is now accepting applications for this summer’s Fire Youth Academy for high school freshmen, sophomores and juniors. The academy runs 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. June 18-22 at the Grand Rapids Fire Training Center, 1101 Monroe Ave. NW.

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ArtWorks – UICA

Ages 14-18. Students participating in the Artworks program will receive in-site job training and mentorship, and engage in art. Design and installation projects.

YMCA – Summer Inner City Youth Baseball/Softball

Boys & Girls up to 8th Grade. Baseball & Softball. If you are interested in learning more about this program or would like to get involved, please contact Luke Bronkema at 616.855.9522 (They are always looking for coaches too)

GRPD Youth Police Academy

Students who moving into their Junior/Senior year & Seniors who will have just graduated (Spring, 2018). The Grand Rapids Police Department will be hosting two High School Youth Police Academies this summer. These academies are open to high school Juniors and Seniors in the Kent County area who may be interested in a future career in law enforcement. This 40 hour program is designed to give students a taste of what being a police officer is all about. Uniforms & Lunch will be provided! See link for details/contact info.


18 & Under

Meet Up & Eat Up

Kids up to 18 years old. At select locations in the city. Working to get a location & Date listing that is current. THEIR WEBSITE HAS NOT BEEN UPDATED FOR 2018 YET!

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City View Church

Will have different events through the summer. TBA

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New City Kids

Will have a 3 week summer day camp. TBA