Programs

 

At Chalfonte House

Epiphany Days: days of relaxation for adults and “marrieds” after the holidays 

Snowsports Daze: for teenagers from city and suburb to experience, often for the first time, skiing and snow-boarding at local resorts under the supervision of experienced ski and board instructors.

Artiste Weekend: for those who are inclined to such as musical and culinary arts

Women’s Weekend: for those with life-challenging diseases such as cancer or cystic fibroses to gather with the support of siblings and special friends.

Dads’ Weekend: for those who have experienced the death of the child in the family.

Moms’ Weekend: for those who have experienced the death of the child in the family.

Moms and Munchkins: especially for single moms and for those whose spouses might be away as in Afghanistan or Iraq or unavailable for a host of other reasons.

G.R.O.W. Week (Girls Rule Our World): for adolescent girls to bond with one another and experience the outdoors and a vacation away from home environment

Young Women’s Week (YWW): for older adolescents to bond with one another and experience the outdoors and a vacation away from home environment

First Boys Week (ages 13-16): parallel to the girls above

Second Boys’ Week: (ages 16-20) parallel to the older adolescents above.

Everybody Welcome Fall Days: to work and play

Halloween: occasion to terrorize the locals and confiscate trick or treaters' candy

Christmas Holidays Open House Days at Chalfonte: all kids and growns welcome


Detroit activities

  1. Youth Concerts at Orchestra Hall and the DSO
  2. Detroit International Fireworks
  3. Movie nights
  4. Dinners for families
  5. Weekends and overnights for adolescents
  6. WSU –Hilberry and Bonstelle play time
  7. Detroit Institute of Arts, Science Center and Museum of African American History Parade Company, Federal Reserve, Belle Isle, Eastern Market Mexicantown and many other sorties
  8. Fall harvest canning adventure
  9. Thanksgiving Day Parade party
  10. Holiday Gingerbread House Construction Day
  11. Tree-Decorating, gift-wrapping party and card-sending party
  12. Tree-dethronement party

 

 

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