Grand Rapids Area wide challenge in partnership with Magic 104.9 that runs April- August . Where we challenge youth and organizations to take the pledge and submit a project they will work on over summer. Projects aim to bridge gaps and lead positive Impact. With four areas of focus , community advocacy, business , music & sports. Updates are shared via grsummerproject.org and our community votes. On site events , media coverage , talent showcases and special events connect projects with purpose . Bringing communities, education and people together. Leading the way to both seed & grow new ideas , while connecting talent & passion with in our ecosystem . This is a group student led program that wouldn't be possible with out our collective partnership with organizations and people committed to providing a summer platform for youth.
Are you a business or community advocacy group that is looking to include youth in one of your programs or special events? Let us help to create , connect and collaboratively build curriculum along with special projects.
Providing your organization the chance to hear fresh perspective and connect youth leaders.
Education and Non Profit Empower solutions Programs
Are you looking to better understand a problem or connect classroom learning to new hands on experiences? Let us help. We create custom programs that empower youth to identify problems and lead solutions together. This is a student led project.
Day one : 1-2 hour introduction . Group discussion , round circle. Students submit answers to 10 part survey and top problem identified is the focus of the project.
Day Two: 2-3 hour design thinking group break out , ending with what, why , how and what actionable act will be made towards solving problem.
Day Three 4-6 hours. Out in the field executing plan while being connected to mentors , coaches, experiences and organizations working to solve same problem to present their project.