Pumpkins, Stouts & Ales: Join us October 5 for Taps + Trails!

Pumpkins, stouts and ales! Surprise your taste buds with a variety of garden delights and bold hops at this year’s Taps + Trails. Join us on Thursday, October 5 from 6pm to 8pm at Indian Trails Camp and follow the trail to enjoy beer and food samples while learning more about IKUS and ITC. Tickets are on sale now at $25 each or save with early registration—$90 for a team of four!

http://tapsandtrails2017.eventbrite.com

https://www.facebook.com/events/129010547677235/

Learn more about IKUS & ITC at Taps + Trails on October 5!

The selections for this year’s Taps + Trails will hit the spot! Join us on Thursday, October 5 at Indian Trails Camp and follow the trail to enjoy beer and food samples while learning more about IKUS and ITC. Tickets are on sale now at $25 each or save with early registration—$90 for a team of four!

http://tapsandtrails2017.eventbrite.com

https://www.facebook.com/events/129010547677235/

We are just five weeks away from Taps + Trails!

We’re so excited about the amazing food and beer pairings that Chef Scott and Jeff from Trail Point Brewing Company are planning for Taps + Trails! Join us for our 2nd annual event on Thursday, October 5 at Indian Trails Camp. Tickets are on sale now!

http://tapsandtrails2017.eventbrite.com

https://www.facebook.com/events/129010547677235/

R.E.C. Connect News

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R.E.C. Connect: Sports & S’mores

September is only a few days away and we are looking forward another month of R.E.C. Connect fun!

Classes and activities will include Fishing on Root Beer Lake, Zumba, Outdoor Games & Grub, Intro to Dance/Ballet, Karaoke Fun, Photography Fun, Sports & S’mores, Music Creation, Garden to Table, Complete Cooking and Friday Night Fun (dinner with friends). Special events will include Relax at Rosa: Lunch & Music Series, Game Show Night, Pool Party, and Castle Competition.

Download a September Schedule.

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R.E.C. Connect: Pool Party

To join in all the fun R.E.C. Connect classes, activities or events, contact
us at (616)677.5251, ext. 100 or email info@ikuslife.org.

Pre-registration is required for all classes, activities and events. If you are not a member yet, please complete the Member Profile today! Mail or drop this off to us along with your $1 annual membership fee to O-1859 Lake Michigan Dr NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49534.

Visit http://www.ikuslife.org/rec-connect/ for more information on this program.

Have a great Labor Day weekend!

R.E.C. Connect Team

IKUS Life Night at the Whitecaps is this Friday, August 25!

We are only a few days away! Join us this Friday night for IKUS Life Night at the West Michigan Whitecaps. The evening will feature a 50/50 raffle to benefit our Camper Scholarship Fund. Bring your friends and families and join us for a great night at the ballpark!

Learn more at:
https://www.facebook.com/events/749997461848489/

Taps + Trails tickets are on sale now!

The warm weather has us thinking about some cold microbrews and garden-fresh appetizers! Join us on Thursday, October 5 for our 2nd annual Taps + Trails event. We’ll have beer samples, food pairings, live music and a chance to learn more about IKUS and Indian Trails Camp. Tickets are on sale now!

http://tapsandtrails2017.eventbrite.com

https://www.facebook.com/events/129010547677235/

Join IKUS at the West Michigan Whitecaps on Friday, August 25

It’s a home run! Join us at Fifth Third Ballpark on Friday, August 25 for a West Michigan Whitecaps game. Proceeds from that night’s 50/50 raffle will benefit our camper scholarship fund! Get details at:

https://www.facebook.com/events/749997461848489/

R.E.C. Connect News

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R.E.C. Connect: Pool Party!

We’re looking forward to another fun month of classes, activities and special events in our R.E.C. Connect program!

Be sure to join us on Wednesday afternoons for Rock Band 101! It’s a great chance for music lovers to explore different instruments and learn the basics of performing in a band.

Upcoming special events in August will include the GR Jazz Fest and Metro Cruise Car Show. Classes and activities will include Fishing on Root Beer Lake, Photography Fun, Floor Hockey, Outdoor Games & Grub, Rock Band 101, Intro to Dance/Ballet, Sports & S’mores, Pool Party, Woodworking Creations, and Friday Night Fun (dinner & a movie).

Download an August Schedule.

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R.E.C. Connect: Sports & S’mores

Pre-registration is required for all classes, activities and events. If you are not a member yet, please complete the Member Profile today! Mail or drop this off to us along with your $1 annual membership fee to O-1859 Lake Michigan Dr NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49534.

Visit http://www.ikuslife.org/rec-connect/ for more information on this program.

Rock on!

R.E.C. Connect Team

Camp ALEC is only a few days away!

Camp ALEC is only a few days away and we’re so excited to be partnering with their organization for the third year at Indian Trails Camp!

Camp ALEC is a week-long summer camp specifically designed for children with physical disabilities whose primary mode of communication is AAC (augmentative and alternative communication) with a goal of improving AAC Literacy, Education, and Communication. Besides a typical camp experience including swimming, boating, and zip lining, campers leave with a “can do” attitude and a sense of confidence.

To learn more about Camp ALEC, visit:
http://www.campalec.com/

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Respite updates for the fall!

We’re excited to announce that we will be offering new options for our weekend respites this fall! In addition having two respite weekends for adults ages 18+ each month, we will have one children’s respite each month for ages 5 to 17 and one weekend of drop-in respites each month (an 8am to 2pm session for ages 5 to 17 and a 2:30 to 8:30pm session for ages 18+, no drop-in respites are available in December).

To view a listing of respite dates and themes, visit our Overnight Respite or Drop-In Respite web pages!

Fall registration begins on August 1.