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KAFPA Summer Youth Program for Foster and Low-Income Youths

The Kinship, Adoptive and Foster Parent Association (KAFPA) of Santa Clara County founded in 1989, provides resources and advocates for the needs of kinship, adoptive and foster families in Santa Clara County. KAFPA offers the summer youth program to help foster and low-income youth in Santa Clara County to participate in summer activities that they would not normally be able to participate in. We encourage families to sign their children up.

We are very excited to announce that the Board of Supervisors has granted us funding for camps and enrichment activities for our youth! There are several things that you can sign-up for that would be included under this grant like: karate, music lessons, art classes, fitness after-school activities, horseback riding lessons, camps and activities for special needs children, etc.

child playing at camp

Who is eligible to enroll:

  • Youth must be between the ages of 0-18 years old
  • Current and Former Foster Care Youth
  • Low-income (receiving support services such as reduced school lunch and/or food stamps).
  • Special needs
  • Youth must reside in Santa Clara County

Scholarships/Available Transportation

Scholarships available to children during the summer months

Summer bus pass for youth ages 13-18

Rides with Hop-Skip Drive

kids playing with teacher

Pre-Purchased Camps – limited space availability, first come first serve

San Jose Giants Develop baseball skills, including base running, hitting, throwing mechanics, arm strength, catching and fielding.
Boy Scouts of America Scouts BSA Summer Camp.
Guadalupe River Park 6/16 – 6/18 7/7 – 7/9 7/28 – 7/30
6/23 – 6/25 7/14 –7/16 8/4 – 8/6
6/30 – 7/2 7/21 – 7/23 8/11 – 8/13
SJSU Summer Camps Activities vary.
ID Tech Camp Build, design, and code your own Raspberry Pi laptop. Helps teach kids and take-home STEM and coding activities.

Before getting started: Please be prepared to attach verification of fees, location, dates and time for every summer camp listed. Data protection and security measures are in place to safeguard the personal information submitted as part of your request.

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KAFPA Kinship, Adoptive, Foster Parent Association
Jazzlynn Romero | (408)641-6039
373 W. Julian St,San Jose, CA 95110
408-501-6365 |

Last updated: 6/6/2020 10:50 AM