We have some breaking news - Developing K.I.D.S. has a future permanent home! Developing K.I.D.S. first launched in 2007 with $750 and a dream. Fifteen years later, we are ecstatic about transforming a vacant 23,000-square-foot building in northwest Detroit into an oasis serving 1,000 youth annually! To make this dream a reality, we are officially launching The Village Campaign. Thank you to Crain's Detroit Business for sharing the news. Check out the article, click here. If you would like to be a supporter of The Village Campaign, please select “Support Us” up above, and make...
Thank you for your interest! Unfortunately, we have reached capacity for our 2022 Summer Program! If you were unable to get your child(ren) in this summer for camp, please be on the look out for our Fall Registration and Resource Fair that takes place in September. We have wonderful things going on for our participants year-round. Staying involved throughout the year is the best way to secure summer camp spots for next year! Please leave your info below to receive Fall program reminders!
Our CEO and Deputy Director will lead a discussion at the National Afterschool Alliance conference in Las Vegas Nevada in March. Their session is titled, "Planning for a Colorful Reflection of Your Programs and Operations". The session will focus on equity and inclusion. We are excited to celebrate their leadership on this national platform! Stay tuned for pictures in the months to come!
We were shocked to find out how many teens and young adults in our programs started their own businesses in the midst of the pandemic. Not only had they started these businesses, but they were thriving! WXYZ's News Anchor, Glenda Lewis, came out to visit us. It aired in August and we are delighted to share it with you! The segment also highlights our summer work with Kindergarten through eighth grade youth. Check this out! https://youtu.be/dUkUxgpgVuc
We are looking forward to engaging with your child(ren) in a way they'll ENJOY! Afterschool programming starts on October 4th 2021! Programming takes place Mon-Thurs, days of the week varies by age group and program selection. Our Parent Orientation will be held on September 27th from 6-7:30 pm at St. Suzanne CRC Resource Center(19321 W. Chicago, Detroit, MI 48228). More details will be emailed!
It's back again!!! Call your friends and family to join with you virtually in their own homes for a fun night with us. We have some FABULOUS PRIZES that range in value from $25-$350! You don't want to miss it! Click the link to take you to the registration page on Eventbrite. Help us raise money to continue serving youth and families! Register Here for Bling & Designer Bag Bingo