TCAPS Summer Explorers Club June 24-August 23, 2019

Summer Explorers Club

For Children Ages 3 – 12

Choose your weekly adventure and let the exploring begin!

TCAPS' Summer Explorers Clubs are designed to engage learners, ages 3-12, 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. 

2019 Club Dates & Fee Information

Club Dates

  • June 24 - August 23, 2019
  • Monday – Friday, 7:30 AM – 5:30 PM
  • No club on Thursday, July 4, 2019

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 (6/24-6/28) - Animals of Northern Michigan
  • Week 2 (7/1-7/5) - Red, White & Blue
  • Week 3 (7/8-7/12) - Under the Sea
  • Week 4 (7/22-7/26) - TC’s Got Talent
  • Week 5 (7/15-7/19) - Ahoy, Mateys!
  • Week 6 (7/29-8/2) - Lights, Camera, Action!
  • Week 7 (8/5-8/9) - To Infinity & Beyond!
  • Week 8 (8/12-8/16) - STEM
  • Week 9 (8/19-8/23) - Sports

Club Fees

  • $180 per week ($200 preschool)
  • $144 ($160 preschool) the week of July 4 due to a shorter week. No club held on Thursday, July 4th.
  • Fees are set for the full week and are not based on the number of days in attendance.

Club Locations

  • Cherry Knoll Elementary School
    1800 Three Mile Road, N.

  • Eastern Elementary School
    1600 Eastern Avenue
  • TCAPS Montessori at Glenn Loomis
    1009 Oak Street
  • Westwoods Elementary School
    1500 Fisher Road

Lunch & Snack Information for All Clubs

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

Online Registration Opens March 26th

Summer club registration opens March 26th.  Registration instructions will be added to this webpage prior to the 26th. 

Early Registration Encouraged

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

Weekly Registration Opportunity

In addition to early registration, families will now be 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 June.

For More Information

For additional information, please contact Carrie Sattler at 231.933.1736 or Kelly Gignilliat at 231.933.1759.