Boys & Girls Club of the Muskegon Lakeshore - Best Summer Ever 2017

June 6, 2017

The Boys & Girls Club of the Muskegon Lakeshore (BGCML), the City of Muskegon, and local school districts are holding nothing back in creating a brighter future this summer for youth, ages 6-18, in the Muskegon community. For years, the City of Muskegon Summer Parks Programs have been a saving grace to youth and families during the summer months. As the school year comes to an end the Best Summer Ever is nearly here!

The Boys & Girls Club will provide FREE day camps, at various locations, to serve the youth of Muskegon County this Summer. Summer Day Camps will be offered for youth ages 6-18 from June 13th-August 18th, with all meals FREE to all children up to age 18 (not just those enrolled in day camps).

  • This program will be offered Monday through Friday from 9:00am-4:00pm at the following park sites. FREE breakfast and lunch will be provided each day:

    • Seyferth Park (2250 West Sherman Avenue)

      • Breakfast:  9:00am

      • Lunch: 12:00pm

    • Reese Park (1345 East Forest Avenue)

      • Breakfast: 9:30am

      • Lunch: 12:30pm

    • Smith Ryerson Park (650 Wood Street)

      • Breakfast: 10:00am

      • Lunch: 1:00pm

  • This program will be offered Monday through Friday from 12:00pm-6:00pm at the following Club Sites. FREE lunch and dinner will be provided each day:

    • Boys & Girls Club Nelson Site (550 W. Grand Ave)

      • Lunch: 1:00pm at Love Community Garden (437 Monroe Ave)

      • Dinner: 5:00pm at Clara Sheperd Park (Southern Avenue)

The Boys & Girls Club Muskegon Heights Site will also provide FREE teen day camps with summer brain gain, recreation and character development activities to middle and high school students, ages 12-18.

  • Starting on June 26th, these programs will be offered Monday through Friday from 12:00pm-6:00pm. FREE lunch and dinner will be provided each day:

    • Lunch: 1:00pm

    • Dinner: 5:00pm

BGCML will be hosting a Parent & Member Orientation and kick-off event June 13th at each park site (12:00pm-4:00pm) and our Nelson location (12:00pm-6:00pm). There will be games, a cookout, the ability to meet the BGCML summer staff, face painting and additional family-fun activities. An invitation to these events is extended to all in the community who would like information about summer programming.

To enroll or inquire about the Summer Parks Recreation Program, the Summer Club Enrichment Program or participation in both, please contact the Boys & Girls Club of the Muskegon Lakeshore Staff at 231-375-5576 or Online enrollment is available at


*All sites will be closed July 3rd and July 4th for the Holiday.

**In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, and reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.)

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.) should contact the responsible State or local Agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information is available in languages other than English.

To file a complaint alleging discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, AD-3027, found online at, or at any USDA office or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:


U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410

fax: (202) 690-7442; or


This institution is an equal opportunity provider.