Campers will make their own passports and get ready to travel around the world. They will participate in games that explore different cultures. Activities will be geared towards either a different place or time peroid. At the end of the week we go to Greenfield Village.
Campers will prepare to become a true Jedi. Throughout the week, they are given Star Wars related challenges and crafts. They also participate in the camp’s Star War’s Musical production and a trip to the Planetarium (Natural History Museum) Ann Arbor, MI.
Campers will explore fun hands on experiments. Lessons cover chemistry, physics and biology. Projects include learning about chemical reactions, how to make a motorized battery and much more! At the end of the week we are off to the Hands on Museum.
Campers will learn how to build character and confidence as they test their agility in our various sports activities and sports obstacles offered throughout the week. Campers of all ages no matter their athletic level will learn how to solve problems as an individual and as a team. We end the week at Rolling Hills, in Ypsilanti, MI.
Campers spot the evil villains in scavenger hunts, they learn about different strengths and weaknesses of some of their favorite superheroes from (Superman, Ironman, Hulk, Wonder Woman). There will be themed projects for each day during Marvel Week. At the end of the week students are encouraged to dress up as their favorite Marvel super hero and take an adventure to Zap Zone.
Campers of all ages will be inspired to create stories of fiction, journalism, poetry and memoirs. Using the Writer workshop model students will be encouraged to write in group settings as well as individually. Students will meet local children authors and learn how to create their own journal. At the end of the week they will venture to the University of Michigan- Michigan Daily.
Campers get ready for an all Disney and safari week. They will participate in activities inspired from Dreamwork's Madagascar and Disney's The Lion King. Campers will also get a chance to go to Detroit Zoo and look for the animals featured in the films.
Campers will learn fundaments of acting with voice, body and mind exercises. They will also develop improvisational skills. Through the week students will gain confidence in acting, develop stage skills, build the stage and create costumes as they prepare for their own play production at the end of the week. .
Campers will participate in an all day equine learning experience where they will put their leadership and teambuilding skills to use. Spaces are limited Lead Quine Check out http://www.leadquine.com/
Our mission is to go above and beyond providing a safe, fun space for a young generation to learn, explore nature, science, creativity and individuality.
Beyond your Backyard camp believes that if you begin to embark on a journey with children by teaching them new ideas they will develop character, confidence, leadership skills, interpersonal communication skills and build relationships.
Through our program we seek to:
Education, Integrity, Creativity, Cooperation, Family, Adventure.
Beyond your backyard camp is an indoor/ outdoor activity based camp that is designed to foster fun, safe, adventurous experiences for youth ages 5-12. Our camp provides a wide range of hand on activities, different themes, musical skits and field trips to bring a diverse community of children together.