Investigate - Discover - Experiment
At each unit, members belong to an age group that rotates between different areas of the Club participating in daily high-yield activities that focus on social, emotional and cognitive skill development. Members also participate in a variety of targeted programs that include Sports & Recreation, Visual & Digital Arts, Health & Life Skills, Education & Career Development, and Character & Leadership. To participate in summer programs, youth must be members.
Lake Street Unit (June 17 - August 23)
1st-12th grade: 1:00-6:00 p.m., Mon-Fri
Teen Night: Tue & Thu 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Dinner served daily at 4:00 p.m.
Douglass Unit (June 17 - August 23)
1st-12th grade: 3:30-8:00 p.m., Mon-Fri
No Teen Night
Dinner served daily at 5:00 p.m.
Northeastern Unit (June 17 - August 9)
1st-12th grade: 1:30-6:00 p.m., Mon-Fri
No Teen Night
Dinner served daily at 4:30 p.m.
Week 1: This is My Life
Week 2: Climb the Mountain Peaks
Week 3: Take to the Sky
Week 4: Rocket into Space
Week 5: All About That Beach Life
Week 6: Creatures Under the Sea
Week 7: Dig to the Center of the Earth
Week 8: Under the Rainforest Canopy
Week 9: Ahoy Captain! Treasure Hunting
Week 10: The Club Way
June 24 - August 22
Summer Arts Academy is a FREE Arts Camp that runs Mondays through Fridays from 9 am - 1 pm, with a final performance the last week. This 9 week program is offered to members in 1st-6th grade. Kids will learn skills in the areas of visual arts, drama, music, and dance, with digital media integrated in each area. Each week, students will build upon previous week’s pieces that will be a part of the final showcase.
Please email DeShe’ Woods with any questions or call 269-349-4485 ext 108.
Summer Arts Academy Requirements:
-Student must be going into 1st grade through 6th grade to attend.
- Student must be a member of the Boys & Girls Club to attend.
- Student is allowed no more than 10 absences.
- Student cannot be absent the last week to ensure that he/she is able to participate in the Summer Arts Academy Showcase.
If your child is going to be absent from the Summer Arts Academy, please contact the Boys & Girls Club to inform us of the absence. Be aware that if your child incurs 10 or more absences from Summer Arts Academy, he/she will automatically be dropped from the program. Due to limited space, Boys & Girls Club asks that you do not enroll in Summer Arts Academy if you intend to enroll your child in other summer long programs. [i.e. Summer School].