Summer Camps for Kids in Oakland County

Get your kids ready for summer camp with these options in Oakland County!

When the summer days start to stretch and kids begin complaining about boredom, summer camps enter right on time.

These camps offer kids structured time for creative and educational learning, but with an emphasis on fun that the regular school year sometimes lacks. Luckily, summer camp options are plentiful in metro Detroit and families can find an option that doesn’t require too much driving.

These summer camps fill up fast. Be sure to register ahead of time. Prices and locations for the camps are subject to change.

Check out our list below for summer camp options located in Oakland County.

Looking for more summer camps? Check out our interactive map to find the best summer camps for Metro Detroit kids.

Featured Summer Camps for Kids in Oakland County

In this section, Metro Parent’s advertising partners share their top summer camp offerings.

LTU Marburger STEM Center Summer Camps

LTU Marburger STEM Center Summer Camps
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July 8-12, July 15-19, July 22-26, July 29-Aug 2, 2024

The Marburger STEM Center at LTU offers innovative academic camps for students interested in engineering, technology, design and science. Expert instructors will introduce you to the latest advancements in modern labs and studios on campus. It provides students an opportunity to explore their passion, hands-on experiences in STEM fields in state-of-the-art labs and studios with industry experts as well as faculty mentoring. 

Roeper Summer Programs

Roeper School
Photo credit: The Roeper School

June 24 – Aug. 16, 2024

The Roeper School has been offering enriching summer camps to children since 1947. Programs are available for children ages 3-12. Camps include a Day Camp, Hybrid Day Camp + Specialty Camps, Theatre Camp, a Counselor-in-Training(CIT) program, and a Specialty Camp for middle schoolers.

Roeper camps put the campers first! Roeper’s 13-acre Bloomfield Hills campus is the setting for their summer camps offering campers the opportunity to try new things and customize their schedule, with activities taking place indoors and out. Amenities include woodlands, an athletic field, two swimming pools, three playgrounds, nature trails, and numerous buildings containing art, music and tech classrooms, gymnasium, locker rooms and lunchroom.

Roeper’s Day Camp + Specialty Camps allow campers to spend the mornings delving in-depth into select activities and the afternoons enjoying the regular camp activities. Roeper’s Theatre Camp, located on the Birmingham campus, introduces and helps campers holistically develop theatrical skills.

Experience the Roeper difference!

Cranbrook Schools Summer Camps

Cranbrook Schools Summer Camps
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June 17 – Aug. 8, 2024

  • Address: 39221 Woodward Ave., Bloomfield Hills
  • Phone: 248-645-3674
  • Cost: Full Session (8 weeks): $2,960, Half Session (4 weeks): $1,610, Partial Session (1 week): $445
  • Best for ages: 3-18

Cranbrook Schools offers traditional day camps and specialty camps for kids of all ages on their beautiful Bloomfield Hills campus. For years, Cranbrook Schools Summer Camps have been a tradition of fun and learning for campers of all ages. 

Hosted across the beautiful, historic campus, their hands-on summer programs offer a true Cranbrook experience through multi-activity traditional camps, specialty camps in art, robotics, sports, STEM, theater, writing, and sports camps in soccer, field hockey, ice hockey and flag football. 

Camps operate for up to eight weeks from kids age three through entering 12th grade. The camps are accredited by the American Camp Association and licensed through the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs. Lunches and snacks are included for most camps. Transportation service, extended care, after-camp enrichments, and a monthly payment plan are available as options.

More Summer Camps for Kids in Oakland County

24 Sports & Games Varsity Camp at Franklin Athletic Club

June 10-Aug. 30, 2024

Kids play sports in the gym, swim in the outdoor pool, explore gymnastics and sports areas and enjoy the large outdoor play structure at this camp. Each week, campers will get to participate in different activities.

Moose Athletics Baseball Summer Camp

June 10-Aug. 7, 2024

Dive into baseball this summer with Moose Camps! For ages 6-11, enhance your game with Coach Moose’s expert team. 

Creative Arts Studio

June 10-Aug. 30, 2024

Explore pottery, mosaics, glass fusing and more at Creative Arts Studio’s week-long art camp. With expert guidance and a vibrant atmosphere, each day promises new creations, friendships and fun.

Summer STEM Cranbrook Camps

June 17-Aug. 9, 2024

Campers at Cranbrook Kingswood Upper School explore STEM wonders with LEGO, VEX GO, and VEX IQ in the Robotics Camps (June 17-July 26, 2024), perfect for grades 1-7. Meanwhile, STEM Camps at Cranbrook Kingswood Middle School for Boys (June 17-Aug. 9, 2024) provide diverse weekly themes, hands-on activities and snacks for grades 3-7.

Tigers Youth Baseball and Softball Camps

June 17-Aug. 23, 2024

  • Address: Camp locations in Beverly Hills, Bloomfield Hills, Detroit, Madison Heights, Pontiac, Wixom 
  • Cost: $395
  • Best for ages: 6-14

Join the Detroit Tigers Baseball/Softball Camps in summer 2024 for a week of unparalleled baseball heaven, promising a world-class experience and lifelong memories for every young player.

Born Yoga Studio Camps

June 17-Aug. 23, 2024 

Discover the serenity of yoga at Born Yoga Studio’s summer camps. For ages 3-8, the Peace, Love, and Yoga Camp offers themed weeks, exploring fairies, mermaids, pirates, princesses, and more. Aerial and Acro Yoga Camp caters to ages 7 and up, showcasing impressive moves in aerial and acro poses.

Cranbrook Theatre School Camp

June 17-Aug. 9, 2024

Kids in grades 2-12 can enjoy this theater camp, which will be broken up by grades 2-8 (junior division) and grades 9-12 (senior division). Lunches and snacks are included.

Northville Art House

June 17-Aug. 31, 2024 

Dive into creativity at Northville Art House’s Summer Art Camps! Youth and teens can explore new mediums, grow artistically and enrich their portfolios in weekly sessions through August.

The Robot Garage

June 24-Aug. 23, 2024

Ignite creativity at The Robot Garage’s Summer Camps for Grades 1-6! Choose from LEGO Masters, Minecraft, Video Game Design or Battle Bots themes, running weekly. Dive into robotics, programming and engineering with hands-on projects and collaborative challenges.

Boys and Girls Club of Troy

June-August 2024

  • Address: 3670 John R Road, Troy
  • Cost: Prices start at $100/week with the $70 annual fee
  • Best for ages: Ages 6-18

This camp offers an affordable rate for a six-hour daily schedule from Monday-Friday. For an extra $30/sport or $100 for all four, a program in soccer, flag football, basketball or softball/baseball can be added. Or, for $30/child, add fitness classes like gymnastics.

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Amanda Rahn
Amanda Rahn
Amanda Rahn is a freelance journalist, copy editor and proud Detroiter. She is a graduate of Wayne State University’s journalism school and of the Columbia Publishing Course at Oxford University. Amanda is a lover of translated contemporary fiction, wines from Jura and her dog, Lottie.


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