Summer+Facebook+Cover+%285%29.jpg

Get ready for reIMagINe Camp! Sign your child up for reIMagINe Camp today to fill their summer with fun and interactive programs, ranging from science experiments to organized recreation activities like kayaking, basketball, and much more! Boys & Girls Club of the Muskegon Lakeshore (BGCML), the City of Muskegon, and local school districts are holding nothing back in offering students world class opportunities, for FREE, every weekday this summer. All area school age youth, starting at age 6 from June 24th to August 16th. Learn more about reIMagINe Camp online at BGClubMuskegon.com or call BGCML today at 231-375-5576.

Imagine a summer where your child or teen is mentored by professional staff, fed for FREE , and entertained with fun and positive activities from 9:00am to 9:00pm every day throughout the week. reIMagINe camp is not just about providing endless opportunities for students, it is also about providing peace of mind for parents and guardians, knowing their child is safe during the summer months. In addition, reIMagINe camp has free admission and transportation in designated pick up areas to remove any barriers for students to participate- thanks to the support of generous donors, and the City of Muskegon.

reIMagINe Camp will be offered Monday thru Thursday from 9:00am-3:00pm at the following park sites, with transportation to the main Club sites daily. Each park will offer a wide array of recreation programs, with emphasis on Summer Brain Gain and a special focus area. FREE breakfast and lunch will be provided each day:

      • Seyferth Park (2250 West Sherman Avenue)

        • Seyferth Park will be led by BGCML team member Ms. Juliea. Ms. Juliea has been with the Club since the Summer of 2018 and specializes in STEAM programming.

        • Breakfast:  9:00-10:00 am

        • Lunch: 12:00-1:00pm

        • Transit to Nelson Site (youth ages 6-12): 3:00pm

        • Transit to MCA Site (youth ages 13+): 3:00pm

      • Reese Park (1345 East Forest Avenue)

      • Reese Park will be led by BGCML team member Ms. Hillary. Ms. Hillary has been with the Club since the Summer of 2016 and specializes in Art programming.

        • Breakfast:  9:30-10:30 am

        • Lunch: 12:30-1:30pm

        • Transit to Nelson Site (youth ages 6-12): 3:00pm

        • Transit to MCA Site (youth ages 13+): 3:00pm

      • Smith Ryerson Park (650 Wood Street)

      • Smith Ryerson Park will be led by BGCML team member Ms. Kiya. Ms. Kiya has been with the Club since the Spring of 2015 and specializes in Sports & Recreation programming.

        • Breakfast:  10:00-11:00 am

        • Lunch: 1:00-2:00pm

        • Transit to Nelson Site (youth ages 6-12): 3:00pm

        • Transit to MCA Site (youth ages 13+): 3:00pm


  • reIMagINe Camp will be offered Monday thru Friday from 12:00pm-6:00pm at the following Club Sites. FREE lunch, snack and dinner will be provided each day:

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

      • The Nelson Club site will be led by BGCML team member Ms. Kristina. Ms. Kristina has been with the Club since the Summer of 2016. This site hosts various staff members with many skill sets in academics, arts and recreation.

        • Lunch: 12:00-1:00pm

        • Dinner: 5:00-6:00 pm

        • Release: 6:00pm

      • The Club Teen Zone- Muskegon Covenant Academy (125 Catherine Avenue)

      • The Teen Zone at MCA will be led by BGCML team member, Dr. Hammond. Dr. Hammond has been with the Club since the Fall of 2018, but is no stranger to youth service with over 30 years experience. Dr. Hammond and his team specialize in character development and mentoring.

        • Lunch: 12:00-1:00pm

        • Dinner: 5:00-6:00 pm

        • Release: 6:00pm

  • reIMagINe Camp will be offered Monday thru Friday from 3:00pm-9:00pm at the following Club Sites. FREE snack and dinner will be provided each day:

      • The Club Teen Zone- Muskegon Heights Academy (2441 Sanford Street)

      • The Teen Zone at Muskegon Heights Academy will be led by BGCML team member Ms. Alex. Ms. Alex has been with the Club since 2016. Ms. Alex and her team specialize in character development, mentoring and fun!

        • Snack: 3:00-4:00pm

        • Dinner: 5:00-6:00 pm

        • Release: 9:00pm

  • REC AT THE CLUB will be offered Monday thru Friday from 5:00pm to 9:00pm at the following Club Sites. FREE dinner will be provided each day:

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

      • The Club Teen Zone- Nelson Site (Lower Level- 550 W. Grand Ave)

      • Rec At the Club is a new spin on the traditional evening recreation program, previously held at Muskegon High School. REC AT THE CLUB will be led by BGCML team member Ms. Deb. Ms. Deb has been with the Club since 2015. Look for a wide array of programs here from art to academics, with a hyper focus on getting youth moving through recreation activities and, in partnership with the YMCA, swimming programs.

        • Dinner: 5:00-6:00 pm

        • Release: 9:00pm

  • reIMagINe Camp will also host various field trips and specialized programs throughout the City, with transportation provided from Club Sites to each location. reIMagINe Camp special activities will be offered Monday thru Friday at various times.

    • McGraft Park (2204 Wickham)

      • USPTA Professional, Tim Howell will be offering group tennis lessons on tuesday mornings, throughout the summer. Tim, a Muskegon native, spent a career in tennis and brings home over 45 years of experience in the game. Lessons will be geared to all school age youth, from those just beginning tennis to experienced players.

    • Pere Marquette Beach (3510 Channel Drive)

      • Adventure Sports team leader, Mr. Josh will be hosting beach days throughout the summer, where youth can safely enjoy our areas water and beaches, monitored by trained staff. Mr. Josh has been with the Club since the summer of 2016, specializing in all things outdoor activity, ranging from kayaking to kite surfing.

    • reIMagINe Work (1933 Leahy)

      • reIMagIne Work team leader, Mr. Eric, will provide real life and paid work experiences to area teens, Monday thru Friday. Mr. Eric has been with the Club since the Fall of 2016, specializing in leadership development. Alongside Mr. Eric and other mentors teens will beautify key areas of Muskegon and Muskegon Heights, through services of mowing, trimming and debris clean up.    

BGCML will host multiple dates for Parent/Guardian & Member Orientation. Each orientation will be offered online and in person. Parents wishing to participate in the online orientation can do so by joining us live on Facebook or joining us at our Nelson Location (Lower Level- 550 W Grand Ave). The dates include: Tuesday June 4th @12:00pm, Thursday June 6th @ 6:00pm, Saturday June 8th @12:00pm, Tuesday June 11th @12:00pm, Thursday June 13th @ 6:00pm, and Saturday June 15th @12:00pm, Tuesday June 18th @ 12:00pm, and Thursday June 20th @6:00pm. There will be games for members, information for parents & the ability to meet the BGCML summer staff. 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 reIMagINe Camp, REC AT THE CLUB, or any other specialized program please contact the Boys & Girls Club of the Muskegon Lakeshore Staff at 231-375-5576; Ext: 1 or info@bgclubmuskegon.com. Online enrollment is available at www.bgclubmuskegon.com/membership.

*All sites will be closed July 4th and 5th, and July 26th and 29th


**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 http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, 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:

mail:

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

email: program.intake@usda.gov.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.