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summer camp 2022 registration IS open!

We are pleased to announce the Greenspire School’s 2022 Summer Camp Program. We have some exciting programs scheduled!  Limited seats available, sign up before all the sessions fill up.  New this year, online registration and payment, see sign-up form below.

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Camp Sessions

When: Summer of 2022

  • Session 1: June 27th to June 30th
  • Session 2: July 11th to July 14th
  • Session 3: July 18th to July 21st
  • Session 4: July 25th to July 28th
  • Session 5: August 1st to August 4th
  • Session 6: August 8th to August 11th

All camps sessions are Monday – Thursday from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm.

Students may be dropped-off on campus at 8:45 am and must be picked-up no later than 3:00 pm each day.

 

Where: The Greenspire School – Middle School Campus

  • 1026 Red Drive, Traverse City, Michigan 49684

 

What: Explore your summer camp options below

  • Choose from 14 different sessions

 

Refund Policy:

A request for a full refund can be made in writing by June 1, 2022 at 4:00 pm.  Please contact Robert Walker at robert.walker@greenspireschool.org for more information.  Refunds are not available after June 1, 2022 at 4:00 pm.

 

The masking policy for our summer camp will be in accordance with our current school policy at the time of each session.  As of March 2022, our policy is that masks are optional on the school campus both inside and outside.  Masks may be required for off-campus trips and/or for transportation purposes. 

Week One: June 27th – June 30th

It’s a Dog’s Life

  • Jean Schramm
  • Grades 5-7
  • Maximum of 15 campers
  • Both indoor and outdoor

Explore all things about dogs! Read stories, write stories, articles and poems. Create a book, “cook” dog biscuits for your furry friends and mix up some “puppy chow” to snack on while we watch a fun dog movie.

PIXELS ‘N Code GIRLS

  • Kris Galoci
  • Grades 5-8
  • Maximum of 20 campers
  • Mostly indoor

Pixels ‘N Code is an all-girls tech experience that will include introductions to coding and app development, 3D design and printing, and robotics.  This is an opportunity for young girls to experiment with a variety of tech tools in a creative and non-competitive environment.  No previous experience is necessary to participate in any of the activities, which will be modified for more advanced participants.

Sports Science

  • Kate Liberacki and Roderick MacNeil
  • Grades 5-12
  • Maximum of 20 campers
  • Both indoor and outdoor

Come play and learn at the Sports Science Summer Camp! This summer camp will be broken up into two exciting portions: the science and the sport. First, learn all about the science behind your favorite sports and learn how the science behind the sport helps your favorite athletes reach for glory. Once you have a firm grip on the science, it is time to play. Learn drills, skills and other concepts used to put the sport into action.

Week Two: July 11th – July 14th

Summer Social

  • Susan Wooton
  • Grades 7-9
  • Maximum of 15 campers
  • Both indoor and outdoor

Have your child spend their days dipping their feet in the river, playing games, and making new friends! This session will be focused on having fun, developing social skills in a safe setting, engaging with like minded peers, and exploring nature.

Sports Science

  • Kate Liberacki and Roderick MacNeil
  • Grades 5-12
  • Maximum of 20 campers
  • Both indoor and outdoor

Come play and learn at the Sports Science Summer Camp! This summer camp will be broken up into two exciting portions: the science and the sport. First, learn all about the science behind your favorite sports and learn how the science behind the sport helps your favorite athletes reach for glory. Once you have a firm grip on the science, it is time to play. Learn drills, skills and other concepts used to put the sport into action.

IMPROV CAMP

  • Nathan DeJong
  • Grades 7-12
  • Maximum of 20 campers
  • Mostly indoor

Do you consider yourself spontaneous and fun? Do you enjoy laughing until you cry? Come to Improv Camp and learn to improvise scenes that are made up in the moment by YOU the campers. We will begin each day learning about the different parts of improvisation. Then we will play games. Lots of games. Come prepared to participate.

Week Three: July 18th – July 21st

Underwater InnovatorS

  • Kris Galoci
  • Grades 6-9
  • Maximum of 20 campers
  • Mostly indoor

Teams of participants will design and construct underwater remotely operated vehicles (UROV’s) for research in local water bodies.  Students will learn to use a variety of tools to safely construct everything from the frame and propulsion system to the electronic control box.  The week will culminate with a deployment of their robots in a nearby body of water, weather permitting.

Sports and Movies

  • Nathan DeJong
  • Grades 7-12
  • Maximum of 20 campers
  • Both indoor and outdoor

In the morning session, we will be playing two days of flag football and two days of ultimate frisbee. In the afternoon session, we will be watching a different sports movie each day. Movies will be rated PG or PG-13.

Week Four: July 25th – July 28th

Ready, Set, Write!

  • Claire Alexander
  • Grades 7-12
  • Maximum of 20 campers
  • Both indoor and outdoor

Think creative writing, but to the extreme! Think working on a very close deadline, and sometimes also having all the time in the world. During this camp session, we will look at different aspects of writing, and work from challenge to challenge with ingenious ideas and profound thoughts. With your computer or a notebook, we will see just how much we can write and be proud of. The week will end with a publication celebration to showcase all of the works we are proud of!

Creative Arts

  • Kelly Francisco
  • Grades 5-8
  • Maximum of 20 campers
  • Both indoor and outdoor

Art all ways! This session will focus on Improv, drama, creative writing, and arts and crafts. Help your child retain their reading and writing skills in a fun and engaging environment.

Week Five: August 1st – August 4th

Let’s Build a Boat to Float!

  • Erin Fitzpatrick
  • Grades 5-7
  • Maximum of 20 campers
  • Mostly outdoor

We will organize teams and use various materials to build a boat to float on a body of water. We will weigh (collectively) our boat load, and try to keep ourselves buoyant after four days of focused building!

Mystery Camp

  • Kelly Francisco
  • Grades 5-8
  • Maximum of 20 campers
  • Both indoor and outdoor

Solve a Greenspire Mystery! Students will work on riddles, decipher codes, participate in mystery role plays, along with reading and writing mystery stories. This class will focus on problem solving, reading, narrative writing and team building. Can you follow the clues and solve the mystery by the end of the week?

Week Six: August 8th – August 12th

Logic Has Everything to Do With It

  • Claire Alexander
  • Grades 7-10
  • Maximum of 20 campers
  • Both indoor and outdoor

Chess, Rubik’s Cubes, mazes, escape rooms, brainteasers, unsolved mysteries, and more – All that involve a great deal of logic. Spend time each day on different challenges, or become a master of one in the time given. If you seek out challenges that require the greatest minds, this is the place for you.

Choose Your Own Adventure

  • Erin Fitzpatrick
  • Grades 5-7
  • Maximum of 20 campers
  • Mostly outdoor

You will have four days to design and complete construction of a low ropes course. The low ropes course will be designed with a story in mind, so participants can Choose Your Own Adventure!

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Please download, fill out, and return to Greenspire School.  You can mail to: 1026 Red Drive Traverse City, Michigan 49684, drop it off at the office, or email it to robert.walker@greenspireschool.org.

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