Arts Camp Electives 2024

Acting & Improv-Bob Karel

Explore your dramatic side as you act, improvise, and have fun! This class engages a variety of theater games, improvisations, short scenes, and other tips and tricks of the trade to develop young actors. Learn from a teacher who loves fun and has lots of experience acting in local theatre!

Art of Survival-Bill Bartels & Kurt Dilley
Test out your survival skills in this fun, creative and adventurous class! Learn from two outdoorsmen the skills they have spent a lifetime gathering and putting in to practice as you embrace the nature God has given us and use their knowledge and experience to be equipped to survive!

Created Under the Sea-Marlene Feistamel

Fun art making some of the wonderful creatures that live in the sea.  We will do painting, beautiful fish with shining, sparkling scales, watercolor backgrounds, jellyfish suncatchers and an origami fish tank. 

DIY Spa Day Crafts-Kensley Huizinga & Mackenzie Stubblefield
Love the spa day feel? Then join us as we learn to make our own soaps, scrubs, and other special spa treatments out of everyday household items! Get ready for an at home spa day of your own creation.

Devotion In Motion-Kelly Honderd

This class teaches how to use the gift of dance to bring worship and glory to God. Campers will learn basic ballet techniques, sacred dance movements, and embrace their creativity with free dance time! We may even throw a little line dancing! Get moving and have some fun as you learn from a professional dance teacher and worship God together.

Lego Art- Ella Eitniear
Let’s build together! Each day you will be tasked with a different Lego building challenge and given 45 minutes to use artistic insight and imaginative engineering to complete your creation. These creations will be photographed and then disassembled, so we can take on a new challenge for the next day!

Hip Hop- Karisa VanderWeele 

This high-energy dance class will teach some of the latest styles of free-style movements & street dance techniques like breaking, popping, and locking.

Nature Art-Jenni Lewis
Come on this adventure as we explore through nature and discover that the treasures we need to make art are already in the world around us! See how imaginative you can get, turning the outdoors into an awesome pieces of art! We will make our own tic tac toe sets, photo hangers, and more!

String Art with Wood-Jack and Kristi Vandenbroek

Our projects would be string art on wood (using hammers, scissors) and bird houses (hammers, hot glue, and paint).

Star Wars Origami-Beth Andrus

Explore a galaxy far, far away in our Star Wars origami class! Craft iconic characters and spacecraft from the beloved saga while unleashing your creativity. Young Padawans will master the folds needed to bring their favorite Star Wars characters to life. At the end of the week we will showcase your intergalactic creations in a unique video to share the Force-filled fun with friends and family!

Sun Catchers-Terri Blanch and Marie Jasper

Glass class making suncatchers.  Inspired by Jilly’s in Pentwater (she won art prize one year).

Painting-Kathy Bartels

Come and discover the basics of painting! We will brainstorm, plan, draw out, and paint to create our own masterpiece! Get creative with your brushes and colors as you design with your new skills what is unique to your own style of painting!

Percussion-Sidney Koster
Love to drop a beat? Always wanted to give drumming a try? Now is the time! Come and discover rhythmic patterns as you learn to make music through stomping, pounding, and striking using lids, buckets, and other commonly found items. You can be a drummer wherever you are, with whatever is around you!

Pony Bead Art-Tana Somerville

A fun class where we learn to make keychains and jewelry with pony beads!

Trash Into Treasures- Brittany Pospiech
Practice the art of “upcycling”, by literally turning everyday trash into creative treasures. You will be amazed by the fun and beauty you can find as you see past the average and turn clutter into spectacular art!

Vocal Music-Wendy Huizinga
Love to sing? Want to explore and develop your gift of song? Then come and belt it out with us! We will work on refining vocal techniques, stage presence, microphone skills, lyrical expression and more. Be taught by a professional worship director as you have fun and learn the art of singing.