Summer Program Registration Now Open for City of Kalamazoo Residents

Published on April 01, 2024

Youth celebrating at summer camp.

Registration for Kzoo Parks summer camps and programs is now open for Kalamazoo City residents and will open for non-residents on Monday, April 8. Registration is available online at or in person at the Kzoo Parks office (251 Mills St) Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. or Fridays by appointment.

Kzoo Parks offers a variety of free and affordable summer programs for youth from ages 5 to 18:

  • Camp Kzoo is a summer day camp with 9 different weeks of special activities and trips for ages 5 (and completed kindergarten) to 12. 
  • Super Rec is a free summer day camp with fun activities and field trips at 5 sites in Kalamazoo for ages 7 to 12.
  • All Things Possible is a free college and career exploration program for youth ages 13 to 15 that live in the city of Kalamazoo and are entering high school.  Eligible participants can earn free drivers training if they complete the program and successfully pass 9th grade. 
  • Field Trip Fest is the perfect capstone to summer with a week of field trips and fun for ages 6 (and completed kindergarten) to 13. Two week-long sessions are offered in August.
  • Counselor in Training (CIT) is a work experience program at Camp Kzoo and Super Rec summer camp sites for teens ages 13 to 17. CITs can have fun at summer camp while working alongside staff to assist campers with activities. CITs earn a stipend of up to $500 at the end of camp, based on the number of hours worked.
  • Youth & Teen Creative Workshops are free weekly workshops for youth and teens ages 10 to 18 to improve their skills in music, improv, poetry, and dance. These workshops are offered in partnership with the Kalamazoo Civic Theatre.

Program assistance is also available through Kalamazoo Friends of Recreation for city of Kalamazoo residents. More information and applications are available at

Registration is also already open for the Police Athletics and Activities League (PAL) Football & Cheer League, a free program for youth ages 4 to 12 to learn the fundamentals of football and cheer.

You can find complete details on all Kzoo Parks programs at

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