PROGRAMS FOR STUDENTS

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The Armory offers a fun place to go after school for food, crafts, sports and even a little tutoring thrown in! Check out the various programs available from basketball clinics to arts and crafts or just a place to hang out with friends. We have something for all ages and our after school programs are FREE for students in grades 6-12.

Connect with us on social media to stay up to date and to get details of last-minute events only announced online.

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SUMMER CAMP LINE-UP 2022

 

Summer Crush

Dance!  

Get together with friends, DANCE, play games, and enjoy concessions available for purchase.

(Weather permitting) this dance will be held outside on the side lawn.  If there is rain, we will reschedule the dance.

Make sure to register!

Next dance coming Friday, July 01 from 7:00-9:00

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Table Tennis Monday Mania

June 13

One Day Only!  

Come in and learn from THE BEST.  Patricia will be hosting this one-day event to help you brush up on your table tennis skills.  

Monday 2:00 - 5:00

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Disc Golf - Summer Camp

June 15, 16, 17

We are kicking off our Summer Camp Series with a fan favorite...Disc Golf.  Join seasoned disc golf players to learn tips and tricks of this fast growing sport.  Spend 2 days learning on our very own 9-hole course.  Then travel to WSCC to test your new skills on their course.  

 

Wednesday/Thursday 10:00 - 12:00

Friday 10:00 - 2:00

All campers will receive an Armory t-shirt and your very own disc, so you can practice what you learn all summer long. 

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Certification/Safety Week

June 20 - June 23

Choose from a variety of Certification/Safety programs being offered this week.  

 

Safe Sitter Certification is BACK.  This class will meet Monday - Thursday from 10:00am - 12:00pm. 

Each camper will receive a t-shirt.  Certification and a Safe Sitter back pack will be awarded for successful completion of the Safe Sitter course.

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Certification/Safety Week

June 20 - June 23

Choose from a variety of Certification/Safety programs being offered this week.  

 

With our beautiful beaches, it is important to have a good understanding of Beach Safety.   Join members of the Manistee Police Department on Tuesday from 1:00 - 3:00 as they train you how to protect yourself and possibly others this summer. 

Each camper will receive a t-shirt and a summer beach kit.

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Certification/Safety Week

June 20 - June 23

Choose from a variety of Certification/Safety programs being offered this week.  

 

With the never ending trails and opportunities for outdoor adventures, it is important to know what to do in case of an emergency.  Join us on Thursday from 1:00 - 3:00 for this important training 

Each camper will receive a t-shirt and a first aid kit.

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Taste of River Street

June 27 - June 30

  Love the restaurants and businesses in our downtown area?  Then you are in for a treat.  Join local chefs and business owners as they show you how to prepare one of their signature dishes.  A new restaurant and recipe each day from 9:00 am - 11:00 am. We can hardly wait! 

Each camper will receive a t-shirt and their own apron for cooking.

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First T 

Monday, June 20 and Monday, June 27

  First Tee is a youth development organization that enables kids to build the strength of character that empowers them through a lifetime of new challenges.

Students will meet at the Armory and a staff member/volunteer will walk students to Manistee Country Club for their lesson.  Students will be walked back to the Armory at the end of the lesson where lunch will be provided free of charge.  

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Art Week

July 11 - July 14

Do you like art?  Like to get messy and create cool stuff?  Then be sure to sign up for Art Week at the Armory. Each day you will dive into a new creation.  All supplies provided.  

Monday class is 9:00 - 2:00

Tuesday - Thursday 9:00 - 11:00

 

Campers this week will get a t-shirt and their own art apron.  

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Outdoor Adventure Week

July 25 - July 28

This camp will meet Monday - Wednesday from 9:00 - 12:00 and on Thursday from 9:00 - 1:00. 

Areas to Explore:

M: Magoon Creek 

T: Orchard Beach State Park 

W: Audubon Trails - Jack Fern and Shoreline 

R: Baldy Trail in Arcadia 

Each camper will get a t-shirt and a compass to help guide them on their own outdoor adventures.

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Young Life Camp

August 01 - August 07

This camp will take place at Young Life Camp at Timber Wolf Lake. Lead: Luke Trombley There will be opportunities for fund raising.

Please Note:  Young Life camp is for all 6-8 grade kids from the previous school year.

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Pickle Ball Camp

August 01 - August 03

Curious about the game of Pickle Ball?  Come on out this week to get some lessons and in on the fun.  Weather permitting, this camp will be held outside in the Armory parking lot.  All students will receive an Armory t-shirt, and pickle ball and paddle.

Monday - Wednesday 10:00-12:00

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Cooking with a Pro

August 08 - August 11

Kid tested.  Kid approved recipes coming your way this week.  Get in the kitchen and learn how to cook up great tasting snacks and meals.

Monday - Thursday 9:00am-11:00am 

Participants will receive a t-shirt and their own cooking in the kitchen apron.

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Disc Golf - Summer Camp

August 17, 18, 19

We are ending our Summer Camp Series the same way we started it...Disc Golf.  Join seasoned disc golf players to learn tips and tricks of this fast growing sport.  Spend 2 days learning on our very own 9-hole course.  Then travel to WSCC to test your new skills on their course.  

Wednesday/Thursday 10:00 - 12:00

Friday 10:00 - 2:00

Campers will receive an Armory t-shirt and your very own disc, so you can practice what you learn all summer long. 

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Summer Camps

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Sports Activities/Clinics

 

Disc Golf

Our 9-hole disc golf course is available for the public to use at will during the summer months.  

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Tutoring/Education Support

Study Room/Quiet Room

Wi-Fi and Chrome books available, along with a quiet place to study.

Tutoring is available with volunteers upon request and by appointment.

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Manistee Area Public Schools

Late (but great) Start Mondays and daily after school drop off!

BUS # 32 (currently #21)

6 through 12  grade students can be dropped off at the Armory at 7:30 am on late start Mondays, and MAPS will provide bus transportation to MMHS. You can also take the bus after school and be dropped off at the Armory! 

If interested in dropping off your student at the Armory for late start Mondays, please fill out the form below to register and click submit - and notify the school! There are 15 slots so make sure to sign up to reserve one!

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We’re open to your program ideas!

COVID-19 Response Guidelines

 

Do you have a great idea for a program we could run at the Armory Youth Project?  We’d love to hear from you. Submit your ideas by clicking below.

The health and safety of our students, volunteers and staff is a top priority. In an effort to help keep our student and families updated the below Q&A summarizes the ways we are working to keep our students, staff, and volunteers safe. 

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