Summer Children’s Programs 2019-06-17T15:45:18-04:00

Summer Programs for Children

Our summer activities for children are fun, educational and always creative. Sign up early for these popular programs!

Summer Groovin’

This summer the Franciscan Life Process Center is offering music therapy groups for children with special needs. Groups will use fun and motivating interventions to work towards therapeutic goals such as social interaction and communication. Parent participation is welcomed.

The group will meet weekly for 45 minutes on Thursdays for 7 weeks, June 20 – August 15 at our Grand Rapids Campus (no groups June 27 or July 4).

Where:  FLPC Grand Rapids Campus, 654 Davis Ave. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
Cost: $140
Contact: April Fausch Cullum, MA, MT-BC at (616) 897-7842 x308 or email

Carriage Driving Horse Camps

Please contact Sister Mary Paul Moller, FSE at 616-897-7842 ext.345 or email for information.

Art from Nature in the Native American Style
June 26-28, 2019

Join us as we explore and create works of art in the Native American Tradition. Exploration of different art media and techniques such as sculpture, painting, and weaving utilizing things found in nature. Projects include Dream Catchers, Sand Paintings, beading and leatherworking,weaving and candle making. (Ages 8-12)

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Bugs, Bees & Creepy-Crawlies
August 7-9, 2019

This camp is for those who love creepy crawly creatures. We will explore facts, create crafts and concoct interesting snacks and even do “buggy” face painting to enhance our dramatic play. Don’t miss out on the fun! (Ages 6-9)

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Where Did This Come From: Food from Seed to Table and Animal Cycles That Help the Process Along
August 14-16, 2019

This camp is for those who want to know where our food comes from, how to preserve, cook and enjoy it. We will also look at the life cycles of those animals who are involved in the process of plant growth, our pollinators. (Ages 10-15)

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For all three camps:

Campers need to dress for the weather and bring a sack lunch.
When:  9:30 am – 1:30 pm
Where:  Lowell Campus, 11650 Downes St. NE, Lowell, MI  49331
Cost: $100 (covers all supplies)
Contact: email Sister Mary Paul Moller, FSE at or call 616-897-7842.