Summer Explorers Club

For Children in Preschool - 5th Grade

Choose your weekly adventure and let the exploring begin!

TCAPS' Summer Explorers Clubs are designed to engage preschool through the fifth grade learners during the summer months. Each week features different theme-based activities, field trips and/or special guests. Sign up for every week or just a few.

Explorers Clubs are licensed by the State of Michigan to assure safety, health, and quality measures are met. Staff members are certified in CPR/First Aid and have met training and regulation standards. Financial assistance may be available through the Department of Human Services (DHS) for qualifying families. 

Online Registration Opens February 3, 2020

Additional registration information to be posted soon!

Summer Explorers Club Information Fair - February 8, 2020

  • TCAPS will host an Information Fair on Saturday, February 8, 2020, at Eastern Elementary School (1600 Eastern Ave.), from 9 AM - Noon, for families needing additional assistance with the registration process or have questions about the program.

Please Note: PowerSchool online registration does not work on mobile devices (phone, tablet, iPad, etc.). You must use a laptop or desktop computer. Please see below for registration instructions.

2020 Club Dates, Themes & Fee Information

Club Dates

  • June 22 - August 28, 2020
  • Monday – Friday, 7:30 AM – 5:30 PM
  • No club on Friday, July 3, 2020

Club Themes

Each week will feature different theme-based activities, field trips and/or special guests. Explorers are invited to sign up for every week or just the weekly adventures of interest. Weekly themes are:

  • Week 1 (6/22-6/26) - Animals Antics
  • Week 2 (6/29-7/2) - Space Exploration
  • Week 3 (7/6-7/10) - America
  • Week 4 (7/13-7/17) - Water Wonderland
  • Week 5 (7/20-7/24) - Pirate Adventures
  • Week 6 (7/27-7/31) - Talent Unlimited
  • Week 7 (8/3-8/7) - Film Festival for Kids
  • Week 8 (8/10-8/14) - Mr. Wizard
  • Week 9 (8/17-8/21) - Take Me Out to the Ballgame
  • Week 10 (8/24-8/28) - Arts and Crafts

Club Fees

  • $180 per week ($200 preschool)
  • $144 ($160 preschool) the week of July 4 due to a shorter week. No club held on Friday, July 3rd.
  • Fees are set for the full week and are not based on the number of days in attendance.
  • Free Summer Explorers Club t-shirt for all participants

Lunch & Snack Information for All Clubs

  • Explorers are to bring their own sack lunch Monday – Thursday.
  • On Fridays, free pizza will be provided for all students.
  • Two free snacks per day will also be provided for all students.

Participant's Handbook

2020 Camp Locations & Contact Information


 

2020 Registration Information

Online Registration Opens February 3, 2020

  • Additional registration information to be posted soon!

Summer Explorers Club Information Fair

  • TCAPS will host an Information Fair on Saturday, February 8, 2020, at Eastern Elementary School (1600 Eastern Ave.), from 9 AM - Noon, for families needing additional assistance with the registration process or have questions about the program.

Early Registration Encouraged

Families are encouraged to register early to ensure space/staffing availability. 

Weekly Registration Opportunity

In addition to early registration, families are able to register weekly throughout the duration of the summer; however there is no guarantee (based on staffing) of availability. The deadline to register is a minimum of seven days prior to the week of attendance.

Registration Fee

  • There is a one time $30 non-refundable registration fee per student which will be assessed in the beginning of April. Payment instructions will be emailed once the registration fee has been accessed. For anyone registering after April, fees will be accessed on a weekly basis.

Forms Must Be Completed Prior to Placement

All forms must be completely filled out in order for your child to be placed in a program. For more information or assistance, please contact Kelly Gignilliat at 231.933.1759.

Paying Fees Online Through eFunds

Online payments for the Summer Explorers Club registration fee and weekly club fees can be paid online via External LinkeFunds for Schools

eFunds Information

For More Information

For additional information, please contact Kelly Gignilliat at 231.933.1759.