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Grandparent/Grandchildren Adventure Day Camp


Help your grandchild develop into a confident, strong and caring individual.

Play alongside your grandchild with this one-of-a-kind opportunity.

Each experience fosters important relationships through an interactive setting with the focus on the 7 Dimensions of Wellness: Physical, Emotional, Spiritual, Intellectual, Social, Environmental and Vocational.

Each camp is a 4 - week session meeting every Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

July 5, 2017 - Let's Go Bowling!

We will meet at Clique Lanes at 10 a.m. for an hour of bowling and activity.

Location: 533 Stocking Ave. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504

July 12, 2017 - Let's Go Raspberry Picking!

We will meet at 10 a.m. to pick raspberries! After picking we will enjoy a fresh yogurt parfait! You will be responsible to cover the cost of berries you pick.

Location: Fruit Ridge Farms, 9000 Fruit Ridge Ave. NW, Sparta, MI 49345

July 19, 2017 - Let's Go on a Dune Ride!

We will meet at 9:45 a.m. in Saugatuck for a dune ride. This is going to be a thrilling adventure. Cost is $18 for an adult and $10 for a child.

Location: Saugatuck Dune Rides, 6495 Blue Ridge Hwy., Saugatuck, MI 49453

July 26, 2017 - Life's a Beach!

Sand castle building contest and beach play day! Team up with your grandchild and build a sand castle. Beach soccer, Frisbee and all kinds of fun! Dress comfortably and bring a swimsuit, towel and sack lunch if you would like to make a day of it.

Note: Access to the Millennium Park splash pad and beach are optional and at the grandparent's expense (daily entrance fees are $3.00 per senior and $2.00 per child). If you wish to stay and rent a kayak for an extra hour, you are welcome to enjoy that from their boat house for an additional charge.

Location: Millennium Park, 1415 Maynard Ave. SW, Walker, MI 49534

Grandparents of any age from Kent, Allegan, Lake, Mason, Osceola, Mecosta, Newaygo, Montcalm, or Ionia Counties are encouraged to attend with their grandchildren.

Cost: A suggested donation of $20 is asked per pair (one grandparent and one grandchild) for the four sessions in each program. An additional $5 is asked for each additional grandchild and/or second grandparent.

Rain: Arrangements have been made for shelter if needed, so each event in these two programs will be held rain or shine.

These programs are provided with funding from the Older American's Act Title IIIE administered by the Area Agency on Aging of Western Michigan.

This course is not currently scheduled. Please email us at for information about the next offering or if you are a business looking for customized training.

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