“Yes We Care! Reading Everywhere!”

A Collaborative Reading Initiative for Muncie’s Children and Youth

5/14/2019

Learning is Fun and Learning is natural state of being! Here are some activities that you and your families can enjoy during the summer months. This list is not exhaustive but an attempt to gather and present summer events for Muncie families and youth.  Please follow links to the organization’s website for important details regarding scholarships and registration deadlines.

Motivate Our Minds, and the Muncie Public Library will update this list online at MPL and MOMs websites weekly. To suggest activities please forward them to Muncie Public Library Webmaster for inclusion.  Most events are free, but some have fees. Remember to visit webpage of the organizations for the latest information.

For a printable versionPDF iconYes We Care Summer Activity List
(Last updated: 5/22/19)

2019 Summer Activities for Children Youth and Families

 

May 2019

Date

Program/Sponsors

Time

Location/Contact

May 1 – July 31-
various days

Digital Climbers STEAM Learning for 8-and up

Times vary by location:
KB 765-741-7333
CC 765-747-8216
MH 765-741-5150

Kennedy Library (KB)
Connection Corner (CC)

Maring Hunt Library (MH)
765-747-8200

5/18 - Saturday

MPL Community Garden Planting Party

10am – 4 pm

Maring Hunt Library
2005 S High Street

5/18 - Saturday

Community Campus Experience
BSU Community Engagement, Boys & Girls Club, Open Door Health Services, Indiana National Guard

1 pm – 4 pm

Heekin Park near South Madison and Memorial Drive

5/23 - Thursday
 ongoing throughout June and July

Casual Coders computer coding for 13+  MPL

5 pm

Kennedy Library
1700 W McGalliard Rd

5/28 – Tuesday

 

My Family Tree
A one hour kid level introduction to genealogy.
Ages 8-12

Remember to check the MPL Calendar for free activities for library programs for all ages. 

 

 

Carnegie Library
301 E Jackson      
765-747-8202

5/28- Tuesday
Every Tuesday through July 30

Visit with Therapy Dog

1 pm – 2 pm

Motivate Our Minds-MOMs
2023 E Highland Ave, Muncie, IN 47303
(765) 289-1990

 

5/28- Every Monday and Thursday, Ongoing

Cardinal Zumba
Childcare & activities, nutrition demo

6:30-7:30 pm

All ages

https://www.facebook.com/cardinalzumba/

Harvest Church
1010 E Centennial Ave
Muncie, IN 47303
June 2019

                Date

Program/Sponsors

Time

Location/Contact

6/1- Saturday

Bird Day at Mounds State Park, Robert Cooper Audubon Society

 9am - 4 pm

Mounds State Park
4306 Mounds Rd,
Anderson, IN 46017
765-642-6627
Cooperaudubon.org

 

6/1- Saturday ongoing through September 1 Planet Fitness
Teen Summer Challenge

24 hours Mon-Fri
7 am – 7 pm Sat/Sun

At any Planet Fitness
For ages 15-18

Planet Fitness
1301 E McGalliard Rd
Muncie, IN 47303

765-282-1120

6/3 – Monday through July 27

MPL Summer Reading Program:
“A Universe of Stories”
Sign up to read and earn prizes!

All times, All ages

 

Register to qualify for prizes at Wrap Up Party July 27.
Kennedy Branch 765-741-9727
Maring Hunt 765-747-8200
Connection Corner 765-747-8216
Carnegie Library 764-747-8208

6/3 – Monday through Friday ending July 26 Summer Meals Program

Times vary by location

Lunch - 11:30am  –  12:30pm:
Kennedy Library, Maring-Hunt Library, Motivate our Minds

Breakfast – 8 am – 9 am & Lunch: 11 am – 1 pm: Southside Middle School

Breakfast – 7:45 am – 8:45 am & Lunch – 11 am – 12 pm: Grissom Elementary

 

For ages 18 years and younger

Kennedy Library 765-741-7333
Maring-Hunt Library (Great Achievers only) 765-741-5152
Motivate Our Minds-MOMS
2023 E Highland Ave,
Muncie, IN 47303

(765) 289-1990

Southside Middle School
1601 E 26th St,
Muncie, IN 47302

Grissom Elementary
3201 S Macedonia Ave,
Muncie, IN 47302

 

6/5 – Wednesday
 

Boys and Girls Club/AIM
Summer Day Camp
Sporting activities,
academic, cooking lesson, field trips, nutritious lunch and more.
REGISTER TODAY
Camp Schedules

 

 

7:45 am -  5:15 pm
June 5- July 19
YOUTH CAMP
For Grades K-5  Limited Pre-K

Boys and Girls Club
765-881-1246
email [email protected]

Two locations:
-Buley  Center
1111 N Penn St, Muncie, IN 47303
-Southside Middle School
1601 E 26th St, Muncie, IN 47302
Register
https://www.bgcmuncie.org/aim-summer/

6/5 – Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays through July 19 Ross Community Center
Kidventure Camp

1-5pm

June 5 – July 19

For ages 5-13
Ross Community Center
1110 W. 10th
Muncie, IN 47302

6/7 - Friday

Culinary Kids Camp
Minnetrista Center

2 pm

https://minnetrista.net/home/things-to-do/camp-minnetrista/

 

6/10 - Monday
 

Junior Chef Camp
Minnetrista Center

9 am

1200 North Minnetrista Parkway
Muncie, IN 47303
(800) 428-5887  (765) 282-4848

6/10 - Monday Summer 2019 classes begin the week of June 10 and end August 1.

8-week classes for youth and adults in visual arts, dance, theatre, music, martial arts, fitness, and more!

Dates and times vary
Financial Aid for Summer 2019 is available through Friday, June 14

Cornerstone Center for the Arts
520 E. Main St. Muncie, IN 47305
Education Department 765-281-9503

6/14 Friday

Junior Chef Camp
Minnetrista Center

2 pm

Minnetrista Center
https://minnetrista.net/home/things-to-do/camp-minnetrista/

 

6/17 Monday

Glass Artist Camp
Minnetrista Center

9 am

1200 North Minnetrista Parkway
Muncie, IN 47303
(800) 428-5887  (765) 282-4848

6/17-28 Muncie Civic
Youth Summer Camp
For youth entering grades 3rd-12th
10 am –  4 pm

Muncie Civic
216 E. Main St.
Muncie, IN 47305
765-524-6055

Registration deadline: June 7
Performance: June 29 @ 2:30 pm & 7 pm

6/20 - Thursday Professor Steve’s Space & Flight Show

1 pm at Maring-Hunt Library
4 pm at Kennedy Library

All ages welcome at this free hands-on science show. See library website for more information. 

6/21 Friday

Glass Artist Camp
Minnetrista Center

2 pm

Minnetrista Center
https://minnetrista.net/home/things-to-do/camp-minnetrista/

 

6/24 Monday

Creative Kids Camp
Minnetrista Center

9 am

1200 North Minnetrista Parkway
Muncie, IN 47303
(800) 428-5887   (765) 282-4848

6/24 Monday through July 12 Summer Meal Program

Mondays through Friday

Breakfast-7:45 am - 8:45 am & Lunch - 11 am - 12 pm

For ages 18 and under

Northside Middle School
2400 W Bethel Ave, 
Muncie, IN 47304

6/26 Wednesday

Grace Kelly
saxophonist
FREE Jazz Concert
BSU Emens Auditorium 8 pm
Free round-trip  transportation

 

Sign up for Jazz concert tickets
Boys and Girls Club, IVY Tech, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, YMCA, YWCA, MPL, Music For All

 

 

7 pm meet at
Boys and Girls Club
1710 S Madison St, Muncie, IN 47302

7:15pm Bus departs from Boys and Girls Club
Rear parking lot

 

Register to get ticket and seat on bus by Monday, June 10.

B&G Club 765-282-4461

MPL 765-747-8201
IVY Tech 765-993-0506
Big Brothers Big Sisters (765) 284-4141

FB EVENT PAGE: https://www.facebook.com/events/2372103879737089/

6/28  Friday

Creative Kids Camp
Minnetrista Center

2 pm

Minnetrista Center
https://minnetrista.net/home/things-to-do/camp-minnetrista/

 

6/30 Sunday

Family Volunteer Day at MOMs

11 am – 3 pm

Motivate Our Minds-MOMs
2023 E Highland Ave,
Muncie, IN 47303
(765) 289-1990

 

 

July 2019

                Date

Program/Sponsors

Time

Location/Contact

7/26 - Friday

Community Group Ride
Kick-off - Cardinal Greenway Bike Fest weekend

5:30 pm

Ride from the Historic Wysor Street Depot to Downtown Muncie Canan Commons for BMX Stunt show and other entertainment.

Cardinal Greenways
700 E. Wysor Street
Muncie, IN 47305
(765) 287-0399
 

7/27 - Saturday

MPL Summer Reading Program
Wrap Up Party

2 pm – 4 pm

Maring-Hunt Library

Free food, fun, and activities for all ages. Everyone welcome—even if you did not participate in Summer Reading Program.