Educational Programs

Youth Educational Programs

Spring & Summer Programs

Build a Crazy Robot 

5-9 Yr Olds

Ready to get crazy this summer? Join us to learn about robots through virtual reality, while also improving your problem solving and engineering skills! Participants will learn about robots while seeing them in a car factory via virtual reality, and then build a robot that they get to take home!

  • Register Here
  • Instructor: Greg Wander (Amped Reality)
  • Cost: $29r/$44nr
  • Session 1: Thur, June 24
  • Session 2: Tue, July 13
  • Time: 11:30am-1pm
  • Location: Cityside MS - 1st Floor ELA Room

Science Camp

K-8th Graders

Join us to be a real-life scientist for a week! Participants will have fun improving their science knowledge by participating in science-related collaborative group challenges! Enroll based on 2021-22 grade level. 

  • Register Here
  • Instructor: Brad Stevens (ZPS Science Teacher)
  • Dates: July 19-23
  • K-2nd Graders: 8-9am | $50r/$65nr
  • 3rd-4th Graders: 9:30-11am | $55r/$70nr
  • 5th-8th Graders: 11:30am-1pm | $55r/$70nr
  • Location: ZWHS - Room J125 

S.T.E.M. and Sensory Discovery Class

3-5 Year Olds

This program prepare your kiddos for Kindergarten and beyond by improving their problem solving skills, communication skills, creativity, and more! Participants will explore Sensory and S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) concepts by creating objects with blocks, boxes, Legos, tubes, cups, popsicle sticks, play dough, sand, rice, water, slime + more! This program will go a long way in preparing your kiddos for Kindergarten and beyond!

  • Instructor: Rachel Kenemer
  • Dates: Wednesdays | April 14- June 2
  • Times: 10am OR 11am OR 12pm
  • Location: Shoreline Studio (@ Zeeland Recreation)

Theater Camp

10-15 Yr Olds

Ready for a complete theater experience, including auditions, rehearsal and performance? This summer theater camp is for you! We will rehearse and perform a short play in just two weeks.

  • Register Here
  • Instructor: Jessica Fox
  • Cost: $119r/$134nr
  • Auditions: Sat, June 26 | 10am-12pm
  • Practice Dates: July 19-22 & July 26-28
  • Practice Times: 6-8pm
  • Performance: Thur, July 28 @ 7:30pm
  • Location: Cityside MS - Performing Arts Room & Lokers Auditorium 

Underwater Adventures (Virtual Reality)

9-15 Yr Olds

Join us to learn more about the ocean via virtual reality! Participants will go on an ocean safari and see humpback whales, dolphins, great white sharks, turtles and more! Then, they will travel to the Great Barrier Reef and learn about biodiversity, coral structures, coral damage and growth factors. Finally, we'll travel deep into the ocean and explore places few humans have been to before!

  • Register Here
  • Instructor: Greg Wander (Amped Reality)
  • Cost: $23r/$38nr
  • Session 1: Thur, June 24
  • Session 2: Tue, July 13
  • Time: 10-11am
  • Location: Cityside MS - 1st Floor ELA Room

Summer Fun Camp

5-8 Yr Olds

Join us for a fun-filled camp that includes a wide variety of activities for all interest levels! Campers will participate in activities and games outlined by a different age appropriate theme each day. Please wear tennis shoes and bring a snack/water bottle. 

  • Register Here (Registration is Full)
  • Instructor: Dana Pung
  • Cost: $59r/$74nr
  • Dates: June 28-July 1
  • Time: 9am-12pm
  • Location: Cityside MS - Main Gym

Summer Variety Day Camp

8-12 Yr Olds

The perfect camp for kids that enjoy a little bit of everything! This camp will include outside games, crafting, reading, swimming, teamwork activities, movie time and more! Please bring a sack lunch each day except Thursday (pizza party). 

  • Register Here
  • Instructors: Zeeland Rec Staff
  • Cost: $199r/$214nr
  • Session 1: July 19-22
  • Session 2: Aug 2-5
  • Time: 8:30am-4pm
  • Location: Creekside MS - Quack Shack & Green Space

Art Exploration Camp

K-5th Graders

Participants will explore a variety of art media and techniques while having a lot of fun! Enroll based on 2021-22 grade level. 

  • Register Here (Registration is Full)
  • Instructor: Jane Butler (ZPS Art Teacher)
  • Cost: $69r/$84nr
  • Dates: June 14-18
  • K-2nd Gr: 9-10:30am
  • 3rd-5th Gr11am-12:30pm
  • Location: New Groningen Elementary - Multipurpose Room