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 Summer Camps
Chesterfield Township hosts 10 summer camp weeks beginning June 15, 2020. Each camp runs 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday and is geared at ages 5-12. STEAM-based activities, two weekly field trips, lunch on Fridays and other fun are in store each week. Camps are $150 weekly for residents and $155 weekly for nonresidents.
The Detroit Lions hosts its Lil’ Lions Academy July 6-8, 2020 at Farmstead Park in Sterling Heights. The camp, which is open to kids ages 4-8 and includes interactive drills and competitions, runs 6-7 p.m. and is $55 per child.
TGA Premier Sports hosts four sessions of golf camps at the Glacier Club, located at 8000 Glacier Club Drive in Washington. Camps are open to kids in grades 1-9, run 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and kick off on June 22, 2020 – with the last session beginning Aug. 10. Camp fee is $425 per five-day session.
Macomb Corners Park
The Detroit Lions offers its Lil’ Lions Academy June 22-24, 2020 at Macomb Corners Park. The camp runs 6-7 p.m. and is $55 per child. Challenger Sports is hosting International Soccer Camps here, as well, from July 29 until 31, 2020. The TinyTykes Summer Camp is open to ages 3-4 and runs 8-9 a.m. daily. There are two half-day camps, as well. One camp is open to ages 6-14, which runs 9 a.m.-noon.
Kids ages 3-17 can get in on the camping fun with different themes each week this summer – including “Mad Science,” “International Adventure” and “Awesome Arts.” Camps kick off June 8, 2020. Prices start at $144 for YMCA members and $180 for community participants.
This Rochester university is the location for several career exploration camps for students interested in health care, business 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. Some camps, like the RN Camp, are open to eligible kids in grades 7, 8 and 9.
OU Cares Summer Camp
Children beginning at age 3 – and through young adults – with special needs can participate in a variety of camps hosted at Oakland University in Rochester. Each camp has four two-week sessions, which kick off on June 22, 2020. Each two-week session is $650, with the exception of session 2, which is $600 due to holiday closures.
Rammler Golf Course
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 22, 2020. The camp is $425 per session. Before- and after-care is available for an additional fee.
Stony Creek Metropark
This three-day nature center day camp (June 24-26 or July 15-17, 2020) 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.
The Detroit Zoo
Kicking off on June 29, 2020, the Detroit Zoo hosts a variety of zookeeper and safari camps for kids in kindergarten through eighth grade. Camps run 9 a.m.-4 p.m. with early bird care beginning at 7:30 a.m. and late owl care until 6 p.m.
Warren Community Center
Challenger Sports is hosting International Soccer Camps at the Warren Community Center June 15-19, 2020. The TinyTykes Summer Camp is open to ages 4-6 and runs 8-9 a.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 $86 to $173.
Windemere Equestrian Center
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 4-8 and teaches kids how to groom, bathe and feed horses – and more. This camp features two 2020 sessions – June 22-26 and Aug. 3-5 – 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.