Summer will be here before you know it, so now is the perfect time to select a summer camp for your child.
If you’re not sold on overnight camp just yet but still want to give your child a fun summer camp experience, there are plenty of summer day camps in Macomb County – and not too far away – to explore.
Browse this list to help you find summer day camp offerings near you. Be sure to register early to ensure your spot.
Note: Most camps are run at Macomb County locations, while some take place nearby in Oakland County. For a week-to-week breakdown of camp offerings, visit the Make Macomb Your Home website.
Chesterfield Township hosts 10 summer camp weeks beginning June 17, 2019. Each camp runs 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday and is geared at ages 5-11. STEAM-based activities, pizza Fridays and other fun are in store weekly. Camps are $140 weekly for residents and $145 weekly for nonresidents.
This Clinton Township high school is the location for a Detroit Lions Fundamentals Camp, which is open to kids ages 6-14. Students spend two days in offensive positions and two days in defensive positions, do interactive drills, skills competitions and more. The camp runs from 9 a.m. until noon July 22-2, 2019 and costs $189 per camper.
The Detroit Lions hosts its Lil’ Lions Academy July 8-10, 2019 at Farmstead Park in Sterling Heights. The camp runs 6-7 p.m. and is $55 per child.
TGA Premier Sports hosts four sessions of golf camps at the Glacier Club. Camps are open to kids in grades 1-9, run 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and kick off on June 24, 2019 – with the last session beginning Aug. 12. Camp fee is $425 per five-day session.
The Detroit Lions offers its Lil’ Lions Academy June 24-26 at Macomb Corners Park. The camp runs 6-7 p.m. and is $55 per child.
Kids ages 3-17 can get in on the camping fun with different themes each week this summer. From “Let’s Get Moving” to “Ocean Commotion” to “Summer Safari,” kids experience everything from kickball and swimming to learning about the ocean and exploring the jungle – and much more. Camps kick off June 10, 2019. Prices start at $132 for YMCA members and $168 for community participants.
This Rochester university is the location for several career exploration camps for students interested in health care, criminal justice and more. Open to ages 14-18 or grades 9-12, these camps give students a chance to learn more about each field of interest. Camps kick off on June 24, 2019 and range from $130 to $225.
Children and young adults with special needs can participate in a variety of camps hosted at Oakland University and Avondale Middle School, both located in Rochester. Each camp has four two-week sessions, which kick off on June 17, 2019. Each two-week session is $650, with the exception of session 2, which is $550 due to holiday closures.
TGA Premier Sports hosts four sessions of golf camps geared at kids in grades 1-9. Each session runs 10 a.m.-4 p.m. five days and kicks off on June 24. The camp is $425 per session. Before- and after-care is available for an additional fee.
This three-day nature center day camp (June 24-26, 2019) runs from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. and gives kids ages 8-10 the chance to explore the outdoors. They’ll do nature-inspired crafts, participate in a boat contest, do some campfire cooking and more. Camp fee is $130.
Golfers in grades 1-9 can improve their skills – and learn some new techniques – during this day camp, which boasts four 2019 sessions (June 17-21, July 8-12, July 29-Aug. 2 and Aug. 26-30). Camps take place from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. with before- and after-care offered for an additional fee. Camp is $425 per session.
Kicking off on June 24, 2019, the Detroit Zoo hosts a variety of camps for kids in kindergarten through eighth grade – including a Twilight Trails evening camp, Zookeeper camp, Zoo Dentist camp and more. Camp prices range from $40 to $400 and run 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Challenger Sports is hosting International Soccer Camps at the Warren Community Center June 17-21, 2019. The TinyTykes Summer Camp is open to ages 4-6 and runs 8-9 p.m. daily. There are two half-day camps, as well. One camp is open to ages 6-9, which runs 9 a.m.-noon and the other camp is for ages 10-14 from 1 until 4 p.m. Or try the full-day option, which is open to ages 8-14 and runs 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. Prices range from $84 to $171.
This Clinton Township center hosts two different summer equestrian camps for kids as young as age 5. The Pony Pal Camp is open to ages 5-8 and teaches kids how to groom, bathe and feed horses – and more. This camp features two 2019 sessions – July 15-July 19 and Aug. 5-9 – and costs $95 per day or $310 for a week. For kids ages 8 and older who have riding experience, the Horsemanship Day School not only teaches them horse basics but also gives them a chance to ride two per day. There are four sessions to choose from – two are considered advanced for students who already know how to jump. The cost is $470 for five days.
For more information on summer day camps in Macomb County, visit the Make Macomb Your Home website.