- FHE Hosts a Pre-Season Baseball Clinic, Saturday, March 23, Grades K-4 at 9 a.m.; Grades 5-8 at 11:15 a.m. Click here for a printable version of the registration form.
- Northeastern Little League. For more, visit, www.nellgr.com. Baseball and softball registration is open until Feb. 22, 2019. The season is from April 27-June 8, and is for ages 4 and up.
- Thornapple Valley Baseball League For more, visit www.tvbl.net. For additional information, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Forest Hills Girls’ Lacrosse Club: Sign up for Spring leagues now! Northern, Central, and Eastern leagues for Grades K-2, 3-4, and 5-8.
- FHN Husky Youth Boys’ Lacrosse for grades 1-8. Register by Feb. 12, 2019. Please email email@example.com for more information or register online, www.fhnhuskylax.com.
- FHC Youth Wrestling (K-8)
- FHE Wrestling K-8 students (K-8): Nov. 13-March 15. For more information, visit, FHEWC.com.
- FHC Varsity Pom/Dance Team Clinic for Grades K-6
- Forest Hills Youth Football League: FHYFL offers both flag and tackle options for student athletes. Flag football runs from kindergarten through sixth grade. Tackle football runs from third grade through eighth grade. Register online by clicking here.
- FHE Dance Team Clinic: to register and for more information: firstname.lastname@example.org
- FHE Hawks Youth Boys’ Lacrosse
- FHC Youth Wrestling: Youth wrestling is for students in K-8 grade. For more information, go to fhcyouthwrestling.com.
- Forest Hills 2018 sideline cheer for girls in grades 3-8.
- Girls’ Forest Hills Softball League now forming, for grades 6-7, if you’re interested in participating in the spring of 2018, please email Melisa Longo: email@example.com.
- West Michigan Archery Centers
- Equest Center for Therapeutic Riding: Upcoming events and camps.
- Grand Rapids Symphony has numerous ticket options and programs for families. Take a look at the following ticket programs:
- Student Ticket Program: Experience orchestral performances for only $5. For more info., visit the Student Ticket page with the Grand Rapids Symphony.
- Free for Families Program: With the Free for Families program, students ages 7-18 are able to attend select GR Symphony concerts for free with the purchase of an adult ticket. For more info., visit the Free for Families ticket page with the Grand Rapids Symphony.
- Symphony Scorecard Program: Members of our community receiving financial assistance from the State of Michigan and active, reserve or guard military households can receive up to four free tickets for selected Grand Rapids Symphony performances. For more info., visit the Symphony Scorecard Program page with the Grand Rapids Symphony.
- Ada Historical Society
- Ada Township Parks and Recreation: Spring and Summer Programs
- Boy Scouts of America, Michigan Crossroads Council: Local troops in the Grand Rapids area.
- Bright Beginnings (program for children birth through kdg.)
- Creative Youth Center
- Girl Scouts of Michigan (Daisies: K-1st Grade; and Brownies; Juniors; Cadettes; Seniors; Ambassadors)
- Great Start Readiness Program for 4-year-olds
- GVSU Writing Camps: Grades 3-12; many different sessions during the summer and many locations.
- Northeast Grand Rapids Young Life
- Quota Grand Rapids: Quota serves people who are hard of hearing or deaf. They work with the community to remove communication barriers and believe that a meaningful life is one that opens opportunities for all.
- GVSU Teen Entrepreneur Summer Academy (TESA): A week-long summer program for high school students that focuses on cultivating interest in entrepreneurship and business.
- YMCA Hayo-Went-Ha Camps
- YMCA Camp Manitou-Lin
Other Local Non-Profit Organizations and/or Volunteer Opportunities
- Grand Valley State University/Those Who Protect Us Event: free community event for elementary-age students. Interact with police offices, see the K9 unit, experience a mini police academy and more. March 30, 2019, 10-2 p.m. GVSU Seidman 1008, 50 Front Ave. SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504.
- Bethematch.org and Michigan Blood
- Equest Center for Therapeutic Riding
Easter with the Equest Bunny – Saturday April 20, 2019 http://equestcenter.org/
Horsin’ Around At the Derby for Equest’s Kids – Saturday May 4, 2019 https://www.equestderby.com/
Summer Horsemanship Day camps and Special stars Camps for boys and girls 8 and older of ALL ABILITIES! http://equestcenter.org/
- Down Syndrome Assoc. of West Michigan
Additional Educational Resources and Child Information
- Kent County Bright Beginnings: promotes the early development, learning and health of young children by supporting and engaging their parents and caregivers. Bright Beginnings serves families in Kent County with children prenatal to kindergarten entry.
- Great Start Readiness Program for 4-year-olds
- MI Child Healthy Kids
- A Guide to Michigan Medicaid Health Plans
- Medicaid Outreach