Camps

Camps

Camps

Impact Summer Camps

Register Now for a Summer of SMILES!

Our 2015 camp lineup is our BEST EVER! With new camps like Safety City, TWO new Drama Camps, all new themed weeks, and an expanded Minecraft camp, your child may smile all summer long! Registration for Summer of 2015 is Now Open! 

How do Impact Summer Camps work?

Each week of Impact Day Camp has a theme.  Days are structured with 4 hours of theme related activities in the morning in addition to a devotional time. Afternoon fun is left up to your camper.  They can choose from counselor led activities including; swimming, activities in the gym or outdoors or watching a movie. *Current theme listings subject to change. For specialty camps, such as Minecraft Camp, Safety City, or our Drama Camps, visit our Specialty Camp section below!

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Camps

JUNE

Time Machine Travel

June 8-12

Let’s go back to the days of hot rods & root beer floats, tie dye & hula hoops! Campers will get their groove on as we revisit and relive a few of the most fun decades of all time! Campers will experience decade specific activities, costumes and fun! It’s going to be the cat’s meow!

WEEK ONE PARENT LETTER

Heroes and Heroines

June 15-19

In between righting crime and saving the world, campers will have personal encounters with Lenawee’s own superheroes! Campers will also get the opportunity to test their own super powers! Visits from firefighters, police and local military are planned.

WEEK TWO PARENT LETTER 

Game Show Galore

June 22-26

Hey, Let’s Make a Deal…. you drop off your campers and we’ll make sure they have a blast this week! This week’s fun includes life sized board games, being active participants in some of their favorite game shows and lots of Double Dare fun and laughs!

WEEK THREE PARENT LETTER  

Jammin in the Jungle

June 29-July 3

It’s a Jungle out there! Our campers will be wild with excitement as we explore animals including a trip to the Toledo Zoo. We will be visited by “The Critter Guy” and experience animals up close and personal!

JULY

Olympicmania!

July 6-10

It’s red vs white, it’s blue vs yellow…..It’s a fun filled, five day blitz of friendly competition including trivia, sports, spelling bees and more! Campers will learn how to work on a team and depend on others as they challenge themselves and each other during this year’s Olympicmania! WEEK FIVE PARENT LETTER 

Splash N Laugh

July 13-17

Water, water everywhere! Your camper’s week is filled with wild water activities including a super-long, super-slippery slip n’ slide, super-soaker games, Corner Park fun, water relays and a trip to Rolling Hills (2nd-7th only). Be prepared for wild week filled with friendship, memories and water silliness!

WEEK SIX PARENT LETTER
Rolling Hills Permission Slip

Tricks, Illusions and other Nonsense

July 20-24

Can you REALLY believe your eyes? Do our minds play tricks on us? During this fascinating week of nonsense and mind benders, campers explore the science of optical illusions as they participate in hands on activities and crafts. They may even come home with a “trick” up their sleeve!

Treasure Hunters

July 27-31

Whether its pirate treasure or nature’s treasures, we will be on the hunt this week to discover new and exciting things, people and experiences. Campers will enjoy a week filled with treasure hunting, fossil making, group games and scavenger hunts! We can’t wait for each camper to put on their thinking caps and help us on our treasure hunt to find out who stole the camp cookies!

AUGUST

Dog Eat Dog: Campers vs. Staff

August 3-7

Who will be the Top Dog this week? It’s a good ole’ fashioned faceoff between the Cool Campers and the Silly Staff. Campers will enjoy a week of hilarious physical tasks and mental challenges that will ultimately decide which ‘dog’ owns the Dog House!

Symphony of the Senses

August 10-14

Explore art, music, poetry and more using our senses and discovering how the arts affect our senses. Some things are music to our ears and some not so much. What kind of art will you create while listening to different types of music? We will create! Create! Create! in ways you can only imagine.

Random Acts of Kindness

August 17-21

We will spend this week Paying it Forward and performing Random Acts of Kindness by being a blessing to those around us! We’re teaming up with local organizations in our community to discover how helping others in our community benefits us all. We will be saying “thank you” to those who serve us and serve others.

Passport to Fun

August 24-28

Bring your “passport” and your walking shoes as we discover the world on on the other side of the world! Campers will enjoy location specific arts, crafts & cuisine as they “travel” far off places! Hey Camper, don’t forget to get your passport stamped!

PJs and Popcorn

August 31-September 4

It’s our final week of camp and that can only mean one thing! Campers choice ALL WEEK! Campers will choose activities, snacks, movies and more all week! We will spend our final day together in Pj’s, sleeping bags, watching movies and eating snacks and popcorn all day!

 

SPECIALTY CAMPS

Minecraft

August 3rd-7th

This is not your grandparent’s sandbox! The high-tech sandbox that is the award-winning Minecraft allows players to build, dream, imagine and use their critical thinking skills to create worlds that are only limited by their imagination. This one week camp will offer even the most novice ‘gamer’ the opportunity to take their creative efforts to an entirely new level while learning new skills that enhance their abilities to think critically and put their imagination into real form. PC systems will be used to grow, explore, build and learn.

Completed 1st grade thru Completed 7th grade: 9am-12pm Prices:   $75 Centre Members; $100 Guests; $50 IDC Camper (must be enrolled in IDC week of August 3rd to receive this price) REGISTER NOW!

MINECRAFT PARENT LETTER 

Safety City

Monday, June 15 – Friday, June 19

Safety City is for children entering Kindergarten in the fall of 2015. The program will be divided up into three areas: classroom time, time in the “city”, and time spent with a speaker on the theme of the day. Certified teachers will head each classroom and the “city” will be headed up by SRO JOhn Birdwell.

Dates: Monday, June 15 – Friday, June 19

Times: 9am-11:30am

Schedule:

  • Monday, Bicycle Safety (Bike helmets will be handed out).
  • Tuesday, Fire Safety. Wednesday, Electrical Safety.
  • Thursday, Poison Safety.
  • Friday, School Bus Safety (along with school bus ride).

Cost:  $25 City resident/Centre Member; $30 Non-resident/Centre Guest Registration: Available online here. Or register at the Centre Information Desk. Safety City Location: The Centre, 1800 W. US 223, Adrian, MI 49221 Informational Letter Registration Form

Drama Camps

Date TBD

This summer, we had an amazing drama camp!  Annie Jr. was a huge hit!  Consider joining us next year for a fun filled time with music, dance and acting! To learn more about this amazing camp experience, visit our Impact Drama Camp page!

PARENT INFORMATION

Lunch Menu

Monday – Chicken nuggets, Oranges, Cheese stick and Beverage

Tuesday – Pizza, Fruit Cup, Carrot sticks and Beverage

Wednesday – Hot Dog, Chips, Yogurt and Beverage

Thursday – Mac’n’Cheese, Applesauce, Granola bar and Beverage

Friday – Turkey Sandwich, Pretzels, Grapes and Beverage

Variety of healthy snacks served daily 

About Impact Camps

 

  • How do I register for camp? Online at www.thecentre.info or the Centre Service Desk.
  • How are the kids divided throughout the camp? Our camp serves children between the grades of completed Kindergarten through 7th grades. In order to provide activities suited to the varying ages, campers will be grouped according to grade levels, physical, emotional, and social maturity. Campers will be grouped as followed unless otherwise deemed appropriate by the Camp Director and parent consultation.
    • Impact eXplore: Completed Kindergarten – 1st grade
    • Impact eXcite: Completed 2nd – 4th grade
    • Impact eXtreme: Completed 5th – 7th grade  

 

About our Day

 

  • What is the Check in/out schedule?
    • Check-in occurs: 7:00-8:00AM, doors lock at 8:15AM at which you must check-in with the front desk should you arrive after this time.
    • We strongly encourage campers to arrive by 8:00AM as camp activities will begin and we don’t want them to miss out  on all the FUN! Also, you might have wait time to assist with breaking away from an activity in order to come and place your child within the scheduled program.
    • Check-out occurs: 4:00-6:00PM
  • Are lunch and snacks included in the price? Yes, we offer the same menu each week. Also a morning and afternoon snack is included in the overall price. Those with allergies or who do not care to eat the lunch and snacks provided may supply their own food at their own cost; there will be no alternative lunch. Lunch Menu

  • What should my child BRING to camp? Backpack, swimsuit, sunscreen, athletic shoes, water bottle, good attitude, SMILE.
  • What should my child NOT BRING to camp? Toys, electronics, phones, money, trading cards, weapons, stuffed animals, jewelry, BAD attitude.

 

 

Pricing

 

  • What is the cost of camp? $100/week Centre Members; $150/week Guests. A late fee of $25 will be applied to registrations received less than 7 days prior to start of camp week.
  • How can I qualify for member pricing? You must have a family membership with the camper listed as a member or the camper must have a student membership of their own.
  • How do I pay for camp? Cash, check, credit/debit card. Online at www.thecentre.info or at The Centre Service Desk 
  • Do I have to pay to be considered registered? Yes, until a payment is received your child is not considered registered and a spot is not held for them.
  • What is the cancellation policy? Anyone attending Impact Day Camp must complete all the appropriate paperwork. For withdrawal requests made at least 14 days prior to the start date 25% of the camp cost is non-refundable. For requests made less than 14 days prior to the start date 50% of the camp cost is non-refundable. Individual consideration will be given for extenuating circumstances.

 

 

Staffing Information

 

  • What is the camper-to-counselor ratio? 1-18 by law, however our program strives to staff a 1-12 ratio.
  • How is your summer staff built? We strive to build staff that is spiritually, mentally, and emotionally mature to ensure that not only is your child in good hands but in good hearts. Our passionate, diverse staff comes from backgrounds of education, business, public relations, social work, medicine, and youth ministry. It is not just their qualifications, it is the energy and enthusiasm that is infectious and sets us apart. We realize that each child is unique, with his or her own interests. it is our goal to cultivate tis curiosity in an environment where campers flourish, grow, and have fun. To achieve this goal we pour into our staff from the first encounter as each staff member has been personally interviewed and background checked before brought on our team. once here, they receive a full 40 hours of intense job training, including but not limited to: CPR, First Aid, classroom management, activities, etc. This ensures that they are equipped in every way possible to create a life-impacting, God honoring experience for your child this summer.
  • What kind of training does the staff undergo? All staff are required to attend 40 hours of training before working at camp. Their training hours are spent on CPR, first aid, character development, age appropriate activities, bullying prevention, camper abuse awareness, youth ministry, community involvement, and a variety of other topics to ensure your child has a safe and fun experience at camp.