Micah 6 Community Kid's Camp!
Due to Corona Virus we are still waiting to see what 2022 allows us to do for camp. Stay Tuned to this page for Updates!
2019 marked the first summer we hosted a kid's camp at Micah 6 Community. The camp was be held on Tuesday and Thursday of each week with the morning shift being for younger kids and the afternoons being for older students.
We've partnered with several organizations to provide our students with free transportation, two free meals each day, and all of the supplies they need for each day.
Week 1 - Garden Week
Plants, Healthy food, Pollinators
Campers will help out in the Micah 6 Community gardens, plant seeds that will grow inside for the summer and plant them later in the summer!
Field Trip: Oakland Hills Community Garden for a bee demonstration
Week 2 - History Week
A visit from Mr. Pontiac, a trip through Pontiac History!
Campers will learn about the history of our city and learn about several important people in the Pontiac community.
Field Trip - Oakland County Historical Society, Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
Week 3 - Art!
Workshops with local artists, playing with Photography
Campers will explore creativity through several visual mediums including photography, painting, drawing, etc.
Field Trip: Detroit Institute of Arts
Week 4 - Animals!
Digging for fossils, spotting animals in our back yards, learning about eco-systems
Campers will create an archeological dig site and fossils! We'll do some bird watching and animal scavenger hunts in our neighborhood and beyond!
Field Trip - Detroit Zoo
Week 5 - Space
Space, rockets, and beyond!
Students will design and build rockets, learn about space and more!
Field Trip: Cranbrook Institute of Science Planetarium
Week 6 - Music Week
Instruments, Song Writing, Performing
Partnering with Accent Pontiac, our students will learn from peers about playing instruments and join them at a performance. Also that week, local musician Sean Preston will teach a song writing class
Field Trips - Kirk of the Hills Church, Pontiac Little Art Theatre
Week 7 - STEM Week
Gravity, physics and Fun!
Local STEM instructors will navigate our kids through a variety of fun and exciting problems to solve using math and science.
Field Trip - Michigan Science Center
Week 8 - Wrap Up Week
Parent's Day and Portfolios
Last week, Accent Pontiac visits the garden, Parents come to see all their children have done all summer.