Spanish Immersion Camp: Participants will be immersed in a week of fun to learn more about the Spanish culture! Come play games, dress up in authentic Spanish attire, sing songs en español and learn Spanish dance moves, taste test Spanish food, do crafts and even try your hand at the piñata! This is for incoming kindergarten through second graders.
Broadway Bootcamp: Participants learn the basics of musical theatre performance and choreography to perform their own scenes from a Broadway show by Friday. It is a high-energy, engaging opportunity for anyone, no matter their level of stage experience. Students should wear comfortable clothing and closed toe shoes. Water bottles are encouraged.
The 5 Day Play: A theatrical opportunities that introduces participants to the skills needed to put on a play, both onstage and backstage. Stage skills will be taught through games and activities, while additional elements of theatre such as costumes and props are developed together over the course of the week. Students should wear closed toed shoes, bring a labeled water bottle, a notebook and a pencil. Students may be asked to help provide costume pieces and props for the show.
*Students who sign up for both Broadway Bootcamp and The 5 Day Play will be supervised for lunch and free time between camps. A combined performance will occur Friday, July 19th at 6pm.
The Art of Paper: Come learn about the Paper Arts! See what it takes to make your own paper, create fun pop-up cards, make your own handbound book, and more in this page-turning workshop! All skill levels welcome! Min. 8 artists; Max. 14.
Watercolor Painting En Plein Air: French for “open air” or “outside,” artists will meet at McGraft Park to paint the world around them with watercolors! Techniques will focus more on watercolors for beginners, but all skill levels are welcome to join and get out in the fresh air! Sunscreen, sunshade, cushion, and snacks are encouraged. Class may be rescheduled due to inclement weather. Min. 8 artists.
Stop Motion: Artists will collaborate in teams to create a storyline, storyboard illustration, and all the characters, backdrops, and props needed for their story. Then, artists-turned-directors will follow the stop motion process to make their own movie! “Stop Motion Studio” phone app encouraged but not required. Min. 8 artists; Max. 20.
Creative Recycling Workshop: Reduce, reuse, recycle… CREATE! Using materials that may otherwise be discarded, artists will use their imagination to turn “trash” into treasure! All skill levels welcome. Bringing used containers and interesting recyclables is encouraged! Min. 8 artists; Max. 16.
Ceramics Workshop: Meeting 1 will allow Ceramic Artists the opportunity to create works of art using handbuilding methods such as pinch, slab, and coil, as well as learning about the kiln and firing process. Meeting 2 introduces glazes to add a colorful decoration to clay creations! All skill levels welcome. Min. 8 artists; Max. 16.
Co-Ed Soccer Camp: Join the Varsity Girls soccer team and Coach Callow for four days of soccer skills, games and fun! Get a chance to work and play against some of the team members and coaches who are a part of our great program. Participants should wear athletic clothes, cleats, shin pads and bring water.
Boys Basketball Camp: Instructed by the Varsity players and coaches, participants will play daily games and have the opportunity to win prizes. All participants will get a free basketball shirt.
Baseball Camp: This summer experience will be run by MCC coach, Steve Schuitema, along with Kevin Dalson who is the head softball coach at Muskegon Community College and was a former starting shortstop at Michigan State University. Additional assistance from MCC Varsity players will also be available for your baseball player. All baseball campers will receive a t-shirt.
Cheer Camp: Join Varsity Cheerleaders and their coaches for three days of Crusader spirit! Learn their cheers, stunts and jumps to be ready to cheer on the green and gold this Fall!
Wrestling Camp: New this summer, under the direction of Wrestling Coach, PJ Mitchell, participants will learn skillful wrestling training and receive a t-shirt.
Tennis Camp: Come learn the game or improve your skills with the Varsity coach Casey Christensen. Snacks and drinks will be provided. Don't have a racquet? No problem! We have plenty of extras!
Youth Football Camp: Coached by MCC's Varsity Football Coaches, students will be taught the basics of Crusader Football. A beverage is provided each day. All participants will receive a Crusader Football t-shirt at the end of camp. Please wear athletic clothes and cleats.
Muggle Quidditch Camp: Based on the popular Harry Potter book and film series, the Wizard Sport Quidditch has made its way to the non-wizarding world. Participants should bring their own broomstick and wear athletic clothes (preferably in your favorite Hogwarts House color) and shoes. There is a minimum number of participants necessary for this camp to occur.
Building is Awesome: Do you think building is awesome? How about building with Emmet and Lucy? Then you won’t want to miss the Bricks 4 Kidz Building Is Awesome Camp! Join Emmet, Lucy, Unicorn Kitty and Benny on a journey to stop Bad Cop and Lord Business from super-gluing the world. Campers will put their engineering skills to work as they build motorized models, 3D figure models and mosaics. They’ll love playing fun games based on The LEGO® Movie and its sequel. Whether you take an imaginary ride on Metal Beard’s ship or Emmet’s double-decker couch, be sure to get on over to Bricks 4 Kidz where building is awesome!
Amusement Park: Get your ticket to ride at Bricks4Kidz very own Amusement Park! Campers will build rides throughout the day, learning how to make things spin, roll, turn and rock. Then they will take what they have learned to design their own thrills and challenges. Motorized models maximize the action and the fun. This camp includes carnival-themed games, group challenges, model building and more.
Video Game Design: Do you dream of designing your own games that you can play? In our Video Game Design Camp, campers will develop a range of coding and problem-solving skills as they create fun video games. Game designers will think creatively, reason systematically, and work to create their video games. Students will be proud and excited to actually play their very own completed video games.
Jr. Robotics. How would you like to turn your next LEGO® creation into a robot, programmed to do exactly what you tell it to do? The Bricks 4 Kidz® Junior Robotics camp offers all the fun of building with LEGO® Bricks, plus the challenge of computer programming! Using drag-and drop, icon-based software, the WeDo software provides an introduction to the world of computer programming and robotics that will equip children to succeed in a technology-based marketplace. This fun, action-packed week combines real life skills with real kid fun!
Bricks for Chickz: Grab your friends and come hang out with us for a girls-only week of crafting and creating with LEGO® bricks. Introduce your friends to our “Friends” as we get to know LEGO® brand’s newest line of girl-themed models. Build adorable houses, cafes and more for a brand new cast of female characters including Olivia and all her friends. We’ll do lots of other unique things with bricks, from jewelry making to brick art and origami, with a take-home project each day. And don’t worry… there are “NO BOYS ALLOWED!” Because this week is all about girls! LEGO® is a registered trademark of the LEGO® Group of companies which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse these programs.