Camp-At-Home Schedule & Event Listing

Spring Family Camp Schedule & Event Listing

Hello, and welcome to our schedule and event listing page for our Spring Family “Camp-at-Home” session. (Because this is an exclusive event, this page is private — you will want to bookmark it, or save the page link, so that it’s easy for you to come back.)  A special thanks to DTE Energy Foundation for its support of our spring camp-at-home virtual programming.

Post-Family Camp Survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2020-spring-camp

View Complete Weekend Schedule (view PDF).

Closing Campfire Sign-Up Sheet: https://bit.ly/nsrcampfiresign-up

Photo Scavenger Hunt Document: Click here to view the instructions for our all-day Photo Scavenger Hunt!

Upcoming LIVE events: Links will be posted on this page and on our private Facebook Group before each Live Zoom event. Please join our Palliative Care / General Session Spring Family Camp-at-Home Facebook Group here.

Saturday

Morning Hike / Morning Shake-up / Scavenger Hunt Project (8:30 – 10:00 AM)

To connect with video, please use this link: https://bit.ly/morningactivities and use this password: 66673.

If you are unable to join by video, you can always call in.
Please call: 1 312 626 6799
Meeting ID: 952 9215 9911
Password: 66673

Parent / Guardian Fellowship (10:00 – 11:00 AM)

To connect with video, please use this link: https://bit.ly/nsrcaregiverconnection and use this password: 66673.

If you are unable to join by video, you can always call in.
Please call: 1 312 626 6799
Meeting ID: 918 2053 6527
Password: 66673

Closing Campfire (7:30 – 8:30 PM)

To connect with video, please use this link: https://bit.ly/closingcampfire and use this
password: 66673.

If you are unable to join by video, you can always call in.
Please call: 1 312 626 6799
Meeting ID: 992 4615 1405
Password: 66673

Sunday:

Closing Family Camp Slideshow (11:00 AM – 12:00 PM)

To connect with video, please use this link: https://bit.ly/sundayclosingslideshow and use this password: 66673.

If you are unable to join by video, you can always call in.
Please call: 1 312 626 6799
Meeting ID: 964 4450 6597
Password: 66673

Activity Schedule: World-premiere “camp-at-home” North Star Reach video workshops and demonstrations will be shared on Saturday morning (materials needed for each activity are found below).

Arts & Crafts, Activity 1: Circle Art Project

View Activity Worksheet (PDF)

  • Colored pencils, crayons, markers, or paint (something to color with)
  • Black Marker/Sharpie
  • Paper
  • Circular Objects (2 – 4 sizes) — examples below:
    • Roll of Tape
    • Plastic Cup
    • Paper Plate
    • Candle
    • Toilet Paper Tube

Arts & Crafts, Activity 2: Glitter Jars

View Activity Worksheet (PDF)

  • Empty bottle or jar with tight lid
  • Warm water
  • Glitter!
  • Baby Oil — Substitutes below:
    • Clear Soap
    • Clear Glue
  • Funnel / Pouring Cup or Bowl
  • Stir Stick or Whisk
  • Food Coloring

Nature: Sam, Momo & Keychain Making

View Activity Worksheet (PDF)

  • Flower or Leaf
  • Contact Paper
  • Paper Towel
  • A heavy book
  • String
  • Keyring

Kid’s Kitchen: Multi-colored Moose Cookies

View Activity Worksheet (PDF)

  • 1/2 cup butter, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1.5 cups flour
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • Parchment Paper
  • Cookie Sheet
  • Oven
  • Bowl
  • Optional: Food Coloring

Mooseful Moment: Animal Yoga

View Activity Worksheet (PDF)

  • Yoga Mat — Substitutes below:
    • Blanket
    • Towel
  • Water (to hydrate!)
  • Optional: Stuffed animals

Story Studio: Freestyle Hip Hop Lyrics 101

Music & Drama: How to Lead a Camp Song (Parts 1 & 2)

View Activity Worksheet (PDF)

 

Contact

Families who do not have Internet access, please contact Colleen Triezenberg at campers@northstarreach.org or (248) 444-5068 for assistance in connecting with our experiences via your phone. And if you have any questions of any kind at all, please don’t hesitate to email or call Colleen.

Reminder of How to Stay Connected

  • Join our Private Facebook Group: Click here!
    • Answer a few questions, agree to follow our group rules, and boom! You’re a member. This group is only for families who registered for our weekend session, we ask that you please not invite others to it.
    • This private Facebook group will be our Camp Hub, much like the Dining Hall at camp. Here, we will share videos, posts, and photos from the weekend, as well as links on how to join our Zoom meetings.
  • Access  Zoom Video Conferencing
    • You’ll need to download Zoom prior to our events. You can download Zoom to your computer here: https://zoom.us/download#client_4meeting
    • You can also download the Zoom app onto your smartphone, whichever device you plan to use to join our live events.
    • For those families who don’t wish to go on Facebook, we will also post links and activity videos on this page.