by Maria Leestma
Artists Creating Together Camp
People from ACT got ready for summer at art camp at Meijer Gardens. They brought yarn, wire, watercolor paint, paint brushes, rocks, crayons, glue, and balloons. The students were signed up and came Monday through Wednesday to learn about cultures and structures. Monday, we rode on the tram and looked at different artists. We went back to the building and we worked on a portrait and sculpture. Tuesday, we went back to the building and made our own stick sculptures. On Wednesday, the students were assigned to work outside. Then we got back from the walk and started to make sculptures. We made flowers for the flowerpots. Then we made flowers out of fabric. The last thing was that we went on the tram. That night, the parents came to see the art that we did. Then we took our projects home. I had lots of fun.
Young Life Discipleship Camp
On Thursday, I road in a car to Holland with my Young Life leader. We road to the restaurant to have lunch. After that, we road again to Hope College. We unloaded our suitcases. Next, we had club. We learned about God and how to serve him and other people. We overflow in our love to him by serving others. We got some ice cream. On Friday in the morning we had breakfast. We went to the club at the Dow Center. Later, we served food for people at the Mission. On Friday night, we dressed up like it was the ’80s. We played bingo to earn a prize. On Saturday morning we had breakfast and club. We went to the lake and we floated in the water. We had lots of fun. Then we went horseback riding. At night we had a dance party. On Sunday morning it was the last day. We had to say goodbyes to everyone. I hope I can go there again!