Z-KIDS Childcare

COVID-19 Update:

A Z-KIDS document has been created to assist families with questions and answers surrounding Z-KIDS during COVID-19.  


Zeeland Public Schools childcare, also known as Z-KIDS, is available for all students in Young 5’s through 5th grade.  Childcare is available both before school from 6:30 – 8:35 AM and after school from 3:40 – 6:00 PM.

Registration Dates

  • Registration for the 2021 - 2022 school year opens March 16, 2021.
  • Registration for Summer 2021 Camp opens February 22, 2021.

Locations for Z-KIDS

Z-Kids is available at all ZPS elementary school buildings:

  • Adams
  • Lincoln
  • New Groningen
  • Quincy
  • Roosevelt
  • Woodbridge


Please refer to the handbook  which outlines the complete details of the program and contains the registration paperwork.


Online Registration is available here.

Summer Camp Program 

ZPS Summer Camp is available five days a week from 6:30 am – 6:00 pm during the summer months.  The summer program begins June 16 and concludes on August 13. 

Learn more about the Z-Kids Summer camp program by reading the Z-Kids Summer Camp Handbook.

ECC Childcare

Childcare at our Early Childhood Center can easily be coordinated with a child’s ZPS preschool program.


For more information regarding Z-KIDS, contact Cheryl Kraker, Director, at 616.748.4711 or email ckraker@zps.org.