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Ages 6 to 12-years-old
- Before school care
- After school care
- Summer camps
Welcome to the Big Lakers program that serves students ages 6 to 12-years-old! We provide before and after school care during the academic year and exciting opportunities during the summer.
ACADEMIC YEAR SERVICE - Big Lakers attend our center before and after school..
- MODIFIED SCHEDULE - When Allendale Public School District has half-days or snow-days, we welcome enrolled Big Lakers to attend the center for the day
- TRANSPORTATION - Allendale Public School Transportation provides reliable and safe transportation between the center and school
- FOOD - Big Lakers are provided breakfast and an after-school snack
SUMMER CAMPS - Big Lakers spend the summer exploring our beautiful campus, Grand Rapids, and much more!
BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL CARE
- Meals Provided
- After-School Snack
- Outdoor Play
- Board Games
- Homework Help
- Child Care is provided on half days and snow days for students enrolled in the program.
We offer a fun, engaging summer experience for all children! Each week the Big Lakers will have a theme. Themes include; sports, water, science, cooking, and more. Big Lakers go on adventures all over Grand Valley State University's Allendale and Downtown Grand Rapids campuses.
- Swim at the Athletic and Recreation Center
- Visit the Mary Idema Pew Library
- Play sports in the Kelly Family Sports Center and outdoor fields and courts
- Tour Lubbers Stadium and meet Laker athletes!
- Sell Lemonade for Alex's Lemonade Stand
Grand Rapids Activities
- Meals Provided
- AM Snack
- PM Snack
- Begins - June
- Ends - August