Summer Children’s Programs 2018-04-16T11:44:36+00:00

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!

When: One eight week session
June 11 – August 3 (no session July 2) on Mondays
2:00 – 2:45 p.m. ages 5 – 9
3:00 – 3:45 p.m. ages 10 – 17

FLPC Grand Rapids Campus
654 Davis Ave. NW, 3rd floor
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

Cost:  $160 for 8 weeks

Contact:  April (616) 897-7842 x308

Partial Scholarships available.

Music-Therapy-Grooves Flier and Intake Form

Carriage Driving Horse Camps

The Franciscan Sisters of the Eucharist are offering Carriage Driving Horse Camps. Students with no experience will be placed in Driving I. Students who participated in camp last summer may be eligible for Driving 2. Levels will be determined when students register. Class size is limited to 4-5 students, each student will be assigned his/her own horse, tack and cart for the week. Bring a bag lunch.

5 camps: June 11-15, June 25-29, July 23-27, July 30-August 3 and August 6-10, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Where: 11761 Downes St. NE. Lowell, MI 49331
Cost:  $289 for a 5 day camp.
Contact: Call Sister Ann Frances Thompson at 616-897-5220 to register

Carriage Driving Horse Camps include daily:
Horsemanship Class: horse care, behavior, nutrition, feeding, grooming, exercise, barn and pasture chores/cleaning, etc.
Harnessing Class: parts of harness, making adjustments, putting to cart/carriage, etc.
Driving Class: long-lining, use of aids, cones courses, “on-the-road” and arena driving,  obstacle courses, driving games, etc.
End of Week Horse Show for families!
Safety First in all activities!

In addition:
An Adult Driving Class will  be offered August 13 – 17, from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. each day.

Early American Games, Arts and Crafts

Did you ever wonder what life was like in the “olden days”?  What games did children play?  What was their art like?  What kinds of food did they make and how did they preserve it without refrigeration?  Join us for three FUN days of hands on games, art, craft activities, and food preparation and preservation as we recreate early life in America.
Campers need to dress for the weather and bring a sack lunch.

When:  August 8 – 10  9:00 am to 2 pm
Where:  Lowell Campus, 11650 Downes St., NE  Lowell, MI 49331
Cost:  $90 (covers all supplies)
Contact:  Email Sister Mary Paul Moller, FSE or call 616-897-7842

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