Details & What-to-Bring

All the answers to all your questions about this summer's programs
Have more questions?  Call 231-668-8220 or email right.tree19@gmail.com

Our events are phone-free. 
Phones will be stored by staff and are accessible to participants if they need to call parents
 
Contact numbers are listed at the bottom of this page in case you need to get ahold of us. 

Last minute changes  or weather restrictions will be noted on HERE.

Middle School 
7th-9th grade next fall

High School
10th-12th grades next fall

June 19     6-10:30 pm

This is a drop-in event

No registration needed

Suggested donation: $5

Arrive & depart from Dam Beach

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Bring:

  swimsuit

  towel

  weather appropriate clothes (warm) outdoor

We will provide:

  dinner

  snacks

Dam Beach Summer-Kick-Off-Hot-Dog-Roast-Games-on-the-Beach Bonfire Night! 

Don't bring
-ipads or other laptop devices
-ipods or other musical devices
-headphones
-knives or weapons of any kind
-snacks
-alcohol or any kind
-drugs of any kind
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Back by Popular Demand!

June 2   10:00am-5:30pm

 

Suggested donation $10

Depart & return to Rotary Park boat launch

We will be stand-up paddleboarding from the boat launch around Meguzee Point, to the home of Lou & Nancy Sanford, 441 Meguzee Point.  This is a great trip for beginners.  After lunch girls will have the opportunity to go tubing behind the Sanford's boat.  If girls don't wish to tube, they are welcome to ride along.  

Bring:

  swimsuit

  towel

  weather appropriate clothes to for on shore and on the boat

We will provide:

  lunch

  snacks

  sunscreen

  

Don't bring
-ipads or other laptop devices
-ipods or other musical devices
-headphones
-presciption medications not listed
  on the 
registration form
-knives or weapons of any kind
-snacks
The Sanford's number is 231-264-0013
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9am June20-5pm June 21

Suggested donation $50

Depart & return from:

Art & Connection

965 Green St.

next to K&K Heating & Cooling

IF I HAD A HAMMER...

Bring
-sleeping bag
-pillow if desired
-clothing for 2 days - clothes that can get     dirty + are appropriate for weather + warm
     enough for evenings outdoors
-rain gear
-flashlight
-water bottle

-toiletries - toothpaste, toothbrush, hair
     products, feminine hygiene products, etc.
-swimsuit and towel
-eyeglasses, contacts, + solutions
-prescription medications - in the
     prescription bottle with instruction to
     the 
staff on the registration form
-close toed shoes are required
-stuffed animals are permitted  :-)
We provide
-tents
-sleeping mats
-all camping gear
-sleeping bags (if needed)
-work gloves (if needed)

-all meals and snacks
-tools & equipment
-sunscreen
Don't bring
-ipads or other laptop devices
-ipods or other musical devices
-headphones
-presciption medications not listed
  on the 
registration form
-knives or weapons of any kind
-snacks
We will be camping in the group campsite at Traverse City State Park 231-922-5270.

Dam Beach Summer-Kick-Off-Hot-Dog-Roast-Games-on-the-Beach Bonfire Night! 

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9am June 22-5pm June 23

 

Suggested donation $50

Depart & return from:

Art & Connection

965 Green St.

next to K&K Heating & Cooling

The PERFECT Pair!

Bring
-sleeping bag
-pillow if desired
-clothing for 2 days - including weather   appropriate clothes for climbing the dunes   + outside in the evenings
-rain gear
-flashlight
-water bottle

-toiletries - toothpaste, toothbrush, hair
     products, feminine hygiene products, etc.
-swimsuit and towel
-eyeglasses, contacts, + solutions
-prescription medications - in the
     prescription bottle with instruction to
     the staff on the registration form

-shoes for climbing the Dunes
-stuffed animals are permitted  :-)
We provide
-tents
-sleeping mats
-all camping gear
-sleeping bags (if needed)
-tubes & float mats

-sunscreen
-all meals and snacks
-all admissions
Don't bring
-ipads or other laptop devices
-ipods or other musical devices
-headphones
-presciption medications not listed
  on the 
registration form
-knives or weapons of any kind
-snacks
We will be camping in the D.H Day group campsite at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore 231 326-4700 or (231) 334-4634

4pm June 29-

noon June 30

 

Suggested Donation $20

Depart & return from:

Art & Connection

965 Green St.

next to K&K Heating & Cooling

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SLEEP?! 

Who Needs It?

Ryan Ginniani Park is owned by the Chalfonte Foundation and located on 5 acres off Barnes Rd.  There are 2 rustic cabins + plenty of trees for setting up hammocks.

Bring
-sleeping bag
-pillow if desired
-hammock if desired (we have some)

-clothing for overnight - including weather   appropriate clothes for being outside at       night
-rain gear
-flashlight
-water bottle

-toiletries - toothpaste, toothbrush, hair
     products, feminine hygiene products, etc.
-eyeglasses, contacts, + solutions
-prescription medications - in the
     prescription bottle with instruction to
     the staff on the registration form

-appropriate shoes for running in the woods     at night
-stuffed animals are permitted  :-)
We provide
-sleeping mats
-sleeping bags (if needed)
-meals and snacks
Don't bring
-ipads or other laptop devices
-ipods or other musical devices
-headphones
-presciption medications not listed
  on the 
registration form
-knives or weapons of any kind
-snacks
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Two for One

SUP-er  Deal!

June 24     10:00am-5:30pm

 

Suggested donation $10

Depart from and return to:

Rotary Park Boat Launch

We will be stand-up paddleboarding from the boat launch around Meguzee Point, to the home of Lou & Nancy Sanford, 441 Meguzee Point.  This is a great trip for beginners.  After lunch girls will have the opportunity to go tubing behind the Sanford's boat.  If girls don't wish to tube, they are welcome to ride along.  

Bring:

  swimsuit

  towel

  weather appropriate clothes to for on shore and on the boat

We will provide:

  lunch

  snacks

  sunscreen

  

Don't bring
-ipads or other laptop devices
-ipods or other musical devices
-headphones
-presciption medications not listed
  on the 
registration form
-knives or weapons of any kind
-snacks
The Sanford's number is 231-264-0013
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Double Decker Fun!

July 8  10:00am-4pm

 

Suggested donation $10

Depart & return from Rotary Park boat launch

Bring:

  swimsuit

  towel

  weather appropriate clothes to for on the boat

We will provide:

  lunch

  snacks

  sunscreen

  

Don't bring
-ipads or other laptop devices
-ipods or other musical devices
-headphones
-presciption medications not listed
  on the 
registration form
-knives or weapons of any kind
-snacks
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Pontoonin'

June 28  10:00am-4pm

 

Suggested donation $10

Depart & return from the floating transient docks along the boardwalk on Dexter St.

Bring:

  swimsuit

  towel

  weather appropriate clothes to for on the boat

We will provide:

  lunch

  snacks

  sunscreen

  

Don't bring
-ipads or other laptop devices
-ipods or other musical devices
-headphones
-presciption medications not listed
  on the 
registration form
-knives or weapons of any kind
-snacks

Open Side of the Kayak Up!

July 11  10:00am-5pm

 

Suggested donation $10

Depart & return from:

Art & Connection

965 Green St.

next to K&K Heating & Cooling

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Bring:

  swimsuit

  towel

  weather appropriate clothes to for on shore afterwards

  shoes that can get wet or sandals are helpful while kayaking

  weather appropriate jacket or sweatshirt to wear while kayaking

We will provide:

  kayaks

  lunch

  snacks

  sunscreen

  

Don't bring
-ipads or other laptop devices
-ipods or other musical devices
-headphones
-presciption medications not listed
  on the 
registration form
-knives or weapons of any kind
-snacks
We will be launching at the Forks State Forest Campground launch on Brown Bridge Rd., south of M-72 and taking out at Scheck's Place State Forest Campground launch.  

It's way more fun

in the Dark!

4pm July 1-noon July 2

Suggested donation $20

Depart and return to 

Art & Connection

965 Green St.

next to K&K Heating & Cooling

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Ryan Ginniani Park is owned by the Chalfonte Foundation and located on 5 acres off Barnes Rd.  There are 2 rustic cabins + plenty of trees for setting up hammocks.

Bring
-sleeping bag
-pillow if desired
-hammock if desired (we have some)

-clothing for overnight - including weather   appropriate clothes for being outside at       night
-rain gear
-flashlight
-water bottle

-toiletries - toothpaste, toothbrush, hair
     products, feminine hygiene products, etc.
-eyeglasses, contacts, + solutions
-prescription medications - in the
     prescription bottle with instruction to
     the staff on the registration form

-appropriate shoes for running in the woods     at night
-stuffed animals are permitted  :-)
We provide
-sleeping mats
-sleeping bags (if needed)
-meals and snacks
Don't bring
-ipads or other laptop devices
-ipods or other musical devices
-headphones
-presciption medications not listed
  on the 
registration form
-knives or weapons of any kind
-snacks

Row...Row...Row Your Kayak

July 9.  10am-5pm

 

Suggested donation $10

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Depart from and return to the Art & Connection  building

965 Green St, Elk Rapids

next to K&K Heating & Cooling

Bring:

  swimsuit

  towel

  weather appropriate clothes to for on shore afterwards

  shoes that can get wet or sandals are helpful while kayaking

  weather appropriate jacket or sweatshirt to wear while kayaking

We will provide:

  kayaks

  lunch

  snacks

  sunscreen

  

Don't bring
-ipads or other laptop devices
-ipods or other musical devices
-headphones
-presciption medications not listed
  on the 
registration form
-knives or weapons of any kind
-snacks
We will be launching at the Forks State Forest Campground launch on Brown Bridge Rd., south of M-72 and taking out at Scheck's Place State Forest Campground launch.  

Contact Numbers

Craig Mosher   231-645-6262
Charissa Hayden 612-450-3303
Shannon Stover 586-265-1778