26 Top Sports Camps for Kids in Southeast Michigan

From baseball and soccer to tennis and golf, there's sure to be a camp to suit your young athlete's interests.

If you’re looking for a sports camp for your kids this summer, finding one probably won’t be a problem. Choosing one, on the other hand, could prove a little tricky with all the great sports camp options available in metro Detroit for summer 2017. Start here with our list of 26 top sports camps for kids in southeast Michigan.

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Ann Arbor Public Schools Rec & Ed

  • Address: 1515 S. Seventh St., Ann Arbor
  • Phone: 734-994-2300

Camp options include preschool sports camps, combined sports camps, basketball, yoga, dance, golf, field hockey, tennis, baseball, soccer, volleyball and football.

Beverly Hills Club

  • Address: 31555 Southfield Road, Beverly Hills
  • Phone: 248-642-8500

Kids play indoors and outdoors, enjoy weekly themes and take part in crafts. Sports camps include tennis and ninja warrior, plus traditional camps that include various sports in daily activities.

Brother Rice

  • Address: 7101 Lahser Road, Bloomfield Hills
  • Phone: 248-833-2000

Camp options include football and basketball. Open to public and private school students. Most camps are half-day; Edmund Rice Youth Camp offered full-day.

Canton Leisure Services

  • Address: 46555 W. Michigan Ave. Canton
  • Phone: 734-483-5600

Sports camps here include boys lacrosse, baseball, basketball, tennis, golf and more. Camps are held at the Canton Sports Center, Summit Gym, Griffin Park and other locations.

Clawson Soccer 

  • Address: Grant Park, 926 Grant Ave., Clawson
  • Email: registrar@clawson-soccer.org

Our readers suggested this local soccer camp, which aims to instill good sportsmanship, proper technique and fun into each of its players.

Cranbrook Schools

  • Address: 39221 Woodward Ave., Bloomfield Hills
  • Phone: 248-645-3000

Sports camps include soccer, basketball, baseball, boys lacrosse, girls lacrosse and field hockey. Multi-sports camps are also available.

Detroit Country Day School

  • Address: 22305 W. 13 Mile Road, Beverly Hills
  • Phone: 248-646-7717

Campers learn what it means to be part of a team during Team Sports Camp and Sports for Shorties is just for preschoolers. Other camp options here include girls-only sports camp, soccer camp, running camp and middle school sports camp.

Detroit Lions Youth Football Camp

  • Address: 2000 Brush St., Detroit
  • Phone: 313-262-2248

Open to boys and girls ages 4-18, these non-contact football camps focus on improving a child’s skill level and offering fundamental instruction on all positions on both sides of the football. Kids are grouped by age and skill level. Space is limited.

Detroit Skating Club

  • Address: 888 Denison Court, Bloomfield Hills
  • Phone: 248-332-3000

Summer skating camp available for skaters who have passed the club’s Snowplow 1 class. Camp levels include snowplow, basics, freestyle and hockey skills. Camp offered Aug 21-24, 2017.

Euro Stars Gymnastics

  • Address: 15155 Fogg St., Plymouth Township
  • Phone: 734-737-9500

Summer camps include gymnastics, tumbling, cheer camp, ninja camp and more for ages 5-plus (age range varies by camp). Clinics for specific skills such as cartwheels and handstands are also offered.

Franklin Athletic Club

  • Address: 29350 Northwestern Highway, Southfield
  • Phone: 248-352-8000

New sports camps offered this year are track and field and jump-a-rama dance. Returning sports camps include tennis, swimming, flag football and soccer.

Get Skillz Basketball

  • Address: 18000 Newburgh Road, Livonia
  • Phone: 734-855-4223

Basketball camps are offered for boys and girls of all ages and skill levels and aim to improve players’ ability through instruction, drill sequences and guidance from training staff. Camp sessions are four hours each day.

Jewish Community Center

  • Address: 6600 W. Maple Road, West Bloomfield
  • Phone: 248-432-5578

The options here are almost endless with sports camps such as advanced archery, horseback riding, watersports, inline hockey, tennis and more.

Joe Dumars’ Fieldhouse

  • Address: 45300 Mound Road, Shelby Township; 1120 W. State Fair Ave., Detroit
  • Phone: 586-731-3080 (Shelby Township), 313-368-0055 (Detroit)

Sports camps for ages 7-14 let kids participate in a variety of sports including baseball, basketball, floor hockey, touch football and soccer while focusing on skill development and having fun. A Lil’ Kickers camp and other sports camps are also offered.

Macomb Community College

  • Address: 14500 E. 12 Mile Road, Warren
  • Phone: 586-445-7999

The college hosts the annual Macomb Metro D Basketball Camp for boys and girls ages 8-17. High school and college coaches teach the fundamentals of the game, including skill-building and team competition. General basketball and volleyball camps are offered, as well.

Macomb Township Parks and Recreation

  • Address: 20699 Macomb St., Macomb Township
  • Phone: 586-992-2900

Macomb Township Parks and Recreation offers a variety of youth sports camps including tennis, lacrosse, hip-hop dance and volleyball. Camps are held at Macomb Corners Park, Macomb Town Center Park, the recreation center and other locations.

Marian High School

  • Address: 7225 Lahser Road, Bloomfield Hills
  • Phone: 248-644-1750

Summer athletic camps for 2017 include volleyball, soccer, field hockey, lacrosse and basketball.

Mega Fun and Fitness

  • Address: 22475 Heslip Drive, Novi
  • Phone: 248-344-9344

Gymnastics, cheerleading and tumbling camps are open to ages 5 and older. The Mega Adventures Camp for ages 4-plus lets campers try a new sport or activity each day. Camps are half day but can be combined for a full-day experience. No gymnastics experience required.

Oakland Yard Athletics

  • Address: 5328 Highland Road, Waterford
  • Phone: 248-673-0100

Sports camps at Oakland Yard Athletics include golf, baseball, basketball, flag football, lacrosse, soccer, cheer, yoga and more.

Planet Rock Climbing Camps

  • Address: 82 Aprill Drive, Ann Arbor; 1103 W. 13 Mile Road, Madison Heights
  • Phone: 734-827-2680 (Ann Arbor), 248-397-8354 (Madison Heights)

Half- and full-day rock climbing camps are offered for kids ages 8-15 where campers get to experiment with movement, practice teamwork and have fun. Experienced staff instructs campers in safety precautions and techniques.

Rochester Soccer Club

  • Address: 6841 N. Rochester Road, Suite 301A, Rochester Hills
  • Phone: 248-650-0113

Campers are placed in age- and skill-appropriate groups and need no soccer experience to participate. Summer camps here focus on providing a fun environment for players to learn new soccer skills, play games and make friends.

ROYSA Recreational Soccer Camp

  • Address: Meets at Quickstad Park, Marais Avenue between Normandy Road and Lexington Boulevard, Royal Oak
  • Phone: 248-246-3000

This soccer camp is open to all players in 4-year-old preschool through high school. Camps are conducted by licensed professional coaches, and goalkeeper training is also available for players in second grade and older. Campers do not need to play on a ROYSA team to participate in summer camp.

The Little Gym of West Bloomfield

  • Address: 4301 Orchard Lake Road, West Bloomfield
  • Phone: 248-851-1500

Day camps are available for ages 3-12 and combine physical activity, gymnastics, games and crafts. The Super Kids’ Quest Camp for ages 3-8 focuses on fun “missions” each day and the Grade School Skill Thrill Camp for ages 6-12 helps kids take their gymnastics skills to the next level through more intense instruction.

TGA Premier Junior Golf Camps

  • Address: Locations vary throughout southeast Michigan
  • Phone: 248-252-0208

Open to children in grades K-8, TGA golf camps offer expert instruction, course play and exciting activities that keep students engaged all day. Camps feature a low camper-to-instructor ratio and group campers by age and skill level.

Troy Gymnastics

  • Address: 1600 W. Maple Road, Troy; 1921 Northwood Drive, Troy
  • Phone: 248-816-8496

Full-day summer camps are available 9 a.m.-4 p.m. for ages 4-12 and half-day camps are offered in the morning and afternoon for ages 3-12. Before- and after-care is also available. Activities include gymnastics and games.

YMCA

  • Address: Multiple locations across metro Detroit
  • Phone: 313-267-5300

Many day camp programs are offered for children ages 3-12 with rotating weekly activities that include swimming, outdoor education and more. A sports-themed week introduces kids to various sports with an emphasis on teamwork and sportsmanship. Call your nearest location for details.

This post was originally published in 2015 and has been updated for 2017 by Jenna Daniel.

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