Educational Programs

 

SPRING/SUMMER PROGRAMS

 

ART EXPLORATION CAMP

K – 5th Graders | June 11-15 | New Groningen Elementary | $70, Zeeland Resident | $82, Non-Resident
Exploration fosters creativity. In this camp led by Jane Butler, ZPS Art Teacher, participants will explore a variety of art media and age appropriate techniques to create art together. Times are listed below. Class sizes are limited and enrollment is based on the grade for 2017-18 school year. To register, click here or call at (616) 748-3230.

  • K-2nd graders: 9am – 10:30am
  • 3rd-5th graders: 10:30am – 12pm

 

KID’S CAKE CAMP

8-13 yr olds | June 25-28 | @ Cityside MS Cafeteria| $150, Zeeland Resident | $162, Non-Resident

In this fun, four-day camp, young bakers will explore the world of baking and create a delicious array of sweet treats. Pink Slip Cakery will introduce kids to different fundamentals each day. Class size is limited to 10. Day 1: Cookies – Bakers will learn how to decorate cookies using different icing mediums and techniques. Day 2: Cake Pops – Bakers will use the basic decorating skills to make creative cake pops. Day 3: Cupcakes – Bakers will focus on mixing cake batter and frostings to make cupcakes. Day 4: Cake – Bakers will learn the basics of making icing, writing, simple borders and fondant flowers. Pink Slip Cakery is a successful home-based baking business in Zeeland. Since opening in 2012, owner Lisa Hann has won several awards and taught many local bakers tips and techniques in sugar art. Lisa has taken classes and earned certification across the country from world class decorators. To register, click here or call at (616) 748-3230.

  • Session 1: 10am – 12:30pm
  • Session 2: 1:30pm – 4pm

 

PARENT/CHILD: SING SONG YOGA

2-6 yr olds | Thursdays | Apr 12 – May 17 | 9:30 – 10am | @ Zeeland Recreation | $25, Zeeland Resident | $37, Non-Resident

Sing Song Yoga® is an international kids’ musical yoga program in which song lyrics instruct children how to get into the poses. Class includes yoga poses, yoga-based activities and songs to tie it all together. Parents and kids sign up for this yoga class together. It’s a fast paced, 30-minute, child-centered class best suited for the youngest yogis. Program size is limited. To register, click here or call at (616) 748-3230.

 

PINK SLIP CAKERY: CAKE POP CLASS

12 yrs + | Tue, Mar 20 | 6:30-8:30pm | @ Cityside MS, Room 135 | $30, Zeeland Resident | $42, Non-Resident

Cake Pop success is guaranteed! Learn how to mix your dough, roll, dip and decorate adorable cake pops. Each participant will leave with 10-12 completed cake pops. Class size is limited to 15. Pink Slip Cakery is a successful home-based baking business in Zeeland. Since opening in 2012, owner Lisa Hann has won several awards and taught many local bakers tips and techniques in sugar art. Lisa has taken classes and earned certification across the country from world class decorators. To register, click here or call at (616) 748-3230.

 

PINK SLIP CAKERY: COOKIE DECORATING CLASS

12 yrs + | Tue, Apr 17 | 6:30 – 8:30pm | @ Cityside MS, Room 135 | $30, Zeeland Resident | $42, Non-Resident

Get excited to learn new decorating skills! A live demonstration of each skill will be performed and students will be able to test out their new skills! We will discuss the basics of sugar cookies, including baking tips, mixing icing, icing consistency, filling bags, piping, flooding, and wet-on-wet techniques. Each participant will leave with a dozen fully decorated cookies. Class size is limited to 15. Pink Slip Cakery is a successful home-based baking business in Zeeland. Since opening in 2012, owner, Lisa Hann has won several awards and taught many local bakers tips and techniques in sugar art. Lisa has taken classes and earned certification across the country from world class decorators. To register, click here or call at (616) 748-3230.

 

PINK SLIP CAKERY: CUPCAKE BOUQUET CLASS

12 yrs + | Tue, May 8 | 6:30 – 8:30pm | @ Cityside MS, Room 135 | $30, Zeeland Resident | $42, Non-Resident

Learn the basics of American buttercream and the ins and outs of piping flowers onto cupcakes. We will focus on piping roses, mums and other flowers… so strengthen up those hand muscles! Each participant will leave with a fully assembled cupcake bouquet. Class size is limited to 15. Pink Slip Cakery is a successful home-based baking business in Zeeland. Since opening in 2012, owner, Lisa Hann has won several awards and taught many local bakers tips and techniques in sugar art. Lisa has taken classes and earned certification across the country from world class decorators. To register, click here or call at (616) 748-3230.

 

THE SCIENCE OF BAKING

12 yrs + | Tue, Sept 18 | 6:30-8:30pm | @ Cityside MS, Room 135 | $30, Zeeland Resident | $42, Non-Resident

Baking isn’t luck or a gift… it is chemistry. In this class, we will cover the essential components of baking (fats, sugars, eggs, flours and leavening agents), how ingredients interact with each other, and why baking is a science. We will finish the class by bringing everything learned full circle to make a recipe of brownies! Class size is limited. To register, click here or call at (616) 748-3230.

 

SING SONG YOGA CLASSIC

6-11 yr olds | Thursdays | March 1 – 29 | 5:30 – 6:15pm | @ Cityside MS Performing Arts Room | $25, Zeeland Resident | $37, Non-Resident

Sing Song Yoga® is an international kids’ musical yoga program in which song lyrics instruct children how to get into the poses. Class includes yoga poses, yoga-based activities and songs to tie it all together. Program size is limited. To register, click here or call at (616) 748-3230.

 

SUMMER SCIENCE CAMP

3rd-8th Graders | July 16-20 | Zeeland West HS, Room E131 | $50, Zeeland Resident | $62, Non-Resident

During this one-week camp led by ZPS science teacher, Brad Stevens, campers will have the opportunity to experience an authentic, hands on experience. Students will be posed a driving question about a scientific phenomenon to conduct investigation and develop models to develop their own understanding. This process takes students through an authentic inquiry experience, and gives them the opportunity to act as actual scientists to construct their own understanding of the world around them. The opportunity gives students an experience that will help prepare them for middle and high school science courses. Participants will receive a camp t-shirt. Space is limited. To register, click here or call at (616) 748-3230.

  • 3rd-4th Graders: 8am – 9:30am
  • 5th-6th Graders: 10am – 11:30am
  • 7th-8th graders: 12:30pm – 2pm

 

WETLANDS ADVENTURES (PARENT/CHILD)

K-2nd Graders | June 18-22 | 9-10am | Zeeland East Wetlands | $20, Zeeland Resident | $32, Non-Resident

Led by Jennifer Soukhome, ZPS Science Teacher, participants will explore the wetland area by looking for living organisms in the water using nets. Fish, frogs and all different kinds of aquatic insects will be examined. Children will examine the terrestrial living world with insect traps and experiments while learning about the plants and animals that use the wetlands. A parent or caregiver must accompany their child. Please bring your own footwear appropriate for getting in the water, wear appropriate clothing for the weather and conditions, and bring your own water bottle if desired. Directions to the Zeeland East Wetlands Pavilion: Park in the Varsity baseball and softball fields parking lot off of 96th Ave just south of the corner of Riley St and 96th Ave. The Zeeland East Wetlands Pavillion is at the southwest corner of the soccer field nearest that parking lot. If inclement weather, please meet in D122 in Zeeland West HS. To register, click here or call at (616) 748-3230.

 

WETLANDS ADVENTURES

3rd-5th Graders | June 18-22 | 10:30 – 11:30am | Zeeland East Wetlands | $20, Zeeland Resident | $32, Non-Resident

Led by Jennifer Soukhome, ZPS Science Teacher, Participants will explore the wetland area by looking for living
organisms in the water using nets. Fish, frogs and all different kinds of aquatic insects will be examined. Children will examine the terrestrial living world with insect traps and experiments while learning about the plants and animals that use the wetlands. Please bring your own footwear appropriate for getting in the water, wear appropriate clothing for the weather and conditions, and bring your own water bottle if desired. Directions to the Zeeland East Wetlands Pavilion: Park in the Varsity baseball and softball fields parking lot off of 96th Ave just south of the corner of Riley St and 96th Ave. The Zeeland East Wetlands Pavillion is at the southwest corner of the soccer field nearest that parking lot. If inclement weather, please meet in D122 in Zeeland West HS. To register, click here or call at (616) 748-3230.

 

FALL/WINTER PROGRAMS

 

MOTOR MOVEMENT

3-5 year olds | Mondays or Tuesdays | @ Zeeland Recreation | $55, Zeeland Resident | $67, Non-Resident

This class focuses on tumbling, physical awareness and large motor skills with music, games and other fun activities. All children must be potty trained. Registration will open in August, 2018.

  • Mondays, Session 1: Sept – Nov, 2018 (Exact Dates TBA)
  • Tuesdays, Session 1: Sept – Nov, 2018 (Exact Dates TBA)
  • Mondays, Session 2: Nov, 2018 – Jan, 2019 (Exact Dates TBA)
  • Tuesdays, Session 2: Nov, 2018 – Jan 2019 (Exact Dates TBA)

 

PARENT-CHILD SING SONG YOGA CLASS

2-6 yr olds | Thursdays 

Sing Song Yoga® is an international kids’ musical yoga program in which song lyrics instruct children how to get into the poses. Class includes yoga poses, yoga-based activities and songs to tie it all together. Parents and kids sign up for this yoga class together. It’s a fast paced, 30-minute, child-centered class best suited for the youngest yogis. Program size is limited. Registration will open in August, 2018. 

  • Sept – Oct, 2018 (Exact Dates TBD)
  • Oct – Dec, 2018 (Exact Dates TBD)
  • Jan – Feb, 2019 (Exact Dates TBD)

 

PINK SLIP CAKERY: CAKE POP CLASS

Ages 12 yrs + | 2018-19 Date TBA | @ Cityside MS, Room 135 | $30, Zeeland Resident | $42, Non-Resident

Cake Pop success is guaranteed! Learn how to mix your dough, roll, dip and decorate adorable Halloween themed cake pops. Each participant will leave with 10-12 completed cake pops. Class size is limited to 15. Pink Slip Cakery is a successful home-based baking business in Zeeland. Since opening in 2012, owner, Lisa Hann has won several awards and taught many local bakers tips and techniques in sugar art. Lisa has taken classes and earned certification across the country from world class decorators. Registration opens in August, 2018.  

 

PINK SLIP CAKERY: COOKIE DECORATING CLASS

Ages 12 yrs + | 2018-19 Date TBA | @ Cityside MS, Room 135 | $30, Zeeland Resident | $42, Non-Resident

Get excited to learn new decorating skills! A live demonstration of each skill will be performed and students will be able to test out their new skills! We will discuss the basics of sugar cookies, including baking tips, mixing icing, icing consistency, filling bags, piping, flooding, and wet-on-wet techniques. Each participant will leave with a dozen fully decorated cookies. Class size is limited to 15. Pink Slip Cakery is a successful home-based baking business in Zeeland. Since opening in 2012, owner, Lisa Hann has won several awards and taught many local bakers tips and techniques in sugar art. Lisa has taken classes and earned certification across the country from world class decorators. Registration opens in August, 2018. 

 

PINK SLIP CAKERY: CUPCAKE BOUQUET CLASS

Ages 12 yrs + | 2018-19 Dates TBA | @ Cityside MS, Room 135 | $30, Zeeland Resident | $42, Non-Resident

Create a beautiful cupcake bouquet for your Thanksgiving event! Learn the basics of American buttercream and the ins and outs of piping flowers onto cupcakes. We will focus on piping roses, mums and other fall flowers… so strengthen up those hand muscles! Each participant will leave with a fully assembled cupcake bouquet. Class size is limited to 15. Pink Slip Cakery is a successful home-based baking business in Zeeland. Since opening in 2012, owner, Lisa Hann has won several awards and taught many local bakers tips and techniques in sugar art. Lisa has taken classes and earned certification across the country from world class decorators. Registration opens in August, 2018.

 

PINK SLIP CAKERY: MOM & ME (& DADS TOO) COOKIE DECORATING CLASS

5-12 yr olds w/ Adults | 2018-19 Dates TBA | @ Cityside MS, Room 135 | $25, Zeeland Resident | $37, Non-Resident

Get ready to have some cookie decorating fun as a family! This class is open to children ages 5-12 with an accompanying adult (no cost for adult). It will be a great intro to decorating. Each child registered will leave with a dozen fully decorated Christmas cookies. Class size is limited to 15 registered children. Pink Slip Cakery is a successful home-based baking business in Zeeland. Since opening in 2012, owner, Lisa Hann has won several awards and taught many local bakers tips and techniques in sugar art. Lisa has taken classes and earned certification across the country from world class decorators. Registration opens in August, 2018. 

 

PINK SLIP CAKERY: SANTA CAKE CLASS

Ages 12 yrs + | 2018-19 Dates TBA | @ Cityside MS, Room 135 | $45, Zeeland Resident | $57, Non-Resident

Follow along with me as I guide you step by step in creating a cute Santa cake! We will frost, cover with fondant then add the details for this cake. Class size is limited to 10. Pink Slip Cakery is a successful home-based baking business in Zeeland. Since opening in 2012, owner, Lisa Hann has won several awards and taught many local bakers tips and techniques in sugar art. Lisa has taken classes and earned certification across the country from world class decorators. Registration opens in August, 2018. 

 

THE SCIENCE OF BAKING

12 yrs + | Tue, Sept 18 | 6:30-8:30pm | @ Cityside MS, Room 135 | $30, Zeeland Resident | $42, Non-Resident

Baking isn’t luck or a gift… it is chemistry. In this class, we will cover the essential components of baking (fats, sugars, eggs, flours and leavening agents), how ingredients interact with each other, and why baking is a science. We will finish the class by bringing everything learned full circle to make a recipe of brownies! Class size is limited. To register, click here or call at (616) 748-3230.

 

SING SONG YOGA CLASSIC

6-11 yr olds | Thursdays | @ Cityside MS Performing Arts Room | $25, Zeeland Resident | $37, Non-Resident

Sing Song Yoga® is an international kids’ musical yoga program in which song lyrics instruct children how to get into the poses. Class includes yoga poses, yoga-based activities and songs to tie it all together. Program size is limited. Registration opens in August, 2018. 

  • Session One: Oct – Nov, 2018 (Exact Dates TBD)
  • Session Two: March, 2019 (Exact Dates TBD)