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summer camp

At Camp Blodgett, the world is a classroom

by (Heart of West M...)

Submitted 03-14-2019 under NONPROFITS

How do you instill a love of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) into middle schoolers, especially those who come from difficult backgrounds and under-resourced schools in and around Grand Rapids? Camp Blodgett’s answer: Take them...

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GR Ladies Rock Mulligan's for Halloween benefit concert

by (Ben Wesley)

Submitted 10-24-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

The thirty-one days of Halloween are in full swing here in Grand Rapids, MI, where locals cheerfully greet sweater weather and warm up with beer city’s eclectic tastes. Thursday night series with Atmospheric Promotions continues into October,...

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CARE Camp Summer Intensive

by (careballet)

Submitted 07-08-2016 under

A week-long session of diversified classes in dance, make-up, nutrition, exercise, and manners with lots of laughter thrown in. Students are grouped according to age: 6 to 8 years, 9 to 12 years & 13 years and up.

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Simmer Camp brings teens, kids into kitchen for hands-on exploring

by (Downtown Market GR)

Submitted 07-14-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

The Grand Rapids Downtown Market has made it their mission to help residents learn about what we eat, where it comes from and the effect it has on our bodies. Education takes on more than one form with the Market’s many kitchens, greenhouse...

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Video production camps focus on debunking myths about masculinity

by (Lindsay Fischer)

Submitted 07-23-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

The Community Media Center will be holding two camps for middle and high school students this summer. The first camp, entitled “My Hero,” will focus on video production and run August 4-8. The second camp, “Man Power,” will...

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Downtown Market to host Summer "Simmer" Camps for kids

by (Downtown Market GR)

Submitted 06-09-2014 under NEWS

For kids ages 6-11 http://www.simmercamp-kids.eventbrite.com This 10-week summer camp explores adventurous weekly themes, from discoveries in the greenhouse to hands-on cooking in the Teaching Kitchen, “Simmer Camp” cultivates growth and...

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Downtown Market announces spring break, summer camps for kids and teens

by (Downtown Market GR)

Submitted 03-25-2014 under NEWS

For families staying close to home during spring break, the Grand Rapids Downtown Market Spring Break and Summer Camps are an exciting new way to get the kids out of the house and help them learn to cook. Kids and teens can learn new culinary skills...

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Cabin-Time heads west

by (empichot)

Submitted 07-08-2013 under NEWS

Cabin-Time is an opportunity to leave the world behind and discover another one. Twice a year since January 2012, Cabin-Time has brought artists, photographers, writers, designers, chefs and every other kind of creative from all around the country...

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GRAM Education Center supports lifetime learning

by (kmb53)

Submitted 11-29-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

  When visitors to the Grand Rapids Art Museum walk in the building, they are immediately greeted with elegant architecture and works of art. As visitors look around, to the right they see a hallway across the courtyard which ends with a bright...

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Camp O'Malley earns ACA-accredited camp status

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 11-29-2012 under NONPROFITS

The American Camp Association® (ACA) announced that Camp O’Malley has received ACA-Accredited® Camp status for the 2013 summer camp season. "ACA Accreditation means that Camp O’Malley submitted to a thorough (up to 300...

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