Summer Camps for Kids in Washtenaw County

Get your kids ready for summer camp with these options in Washtenaw 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 Washtenaw County.

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

Summer Camps for Kids in Washtenaw County

Camp Birkett Outdoor Center

June 10-Aug. 16, 2024

Camp Birkett offers campers the chance to participate in classic summer camp activities like water sports, arts and crafts, team building exercises and more.

Camp New Heights through the Ann Arbor Y

June 12-Aug. 16, 2024

Campers will swim once a week at Rutherford Pool at this camp with theme-related activities as well as traditional summer camp fun like sports, arts and crafts and science experiments.

University of Michigan Museum of Natural History

June 14-Aug. 16, 2024

Dive into Camp Explorations for a science-packed summer adventure! Kids in grades Pre-K to 8 can explore archaeology to zoology through hands-on experiments and activities. Special sessions for little explorers and middle school STEM enthusiasts.

Kidsport Inclusive Summer Camps

June 17-Aug. 16, 2024

Kidsport offers families two daily session options. Kids ages 4-11 years old can attend morning sessions from 8 a.m.-noon while kids ages 4-6 can attend afternoon sessions from 1-4 p.m.

Ann Arbor Art Center

June 17-Aug. 23, 2024

Ignite your child’s imagination at Ann Arbor Center! At Creativity Camps, kids ages 5-12 dive into art with mediums like graphite, paint, and sculptural materials, blending traditional instruction with innovative projects. For kids ages 9-12, Clay Camps offer pottery skills and clay exploration.

Camp AGQ through the Ann Arbor Y

June 16-Aug. 17, 2024

  • Address: 220 E. Ann St., Ann Arbor
  • Cost: $680/Y members for one week session; $840/non-members for one week session
  • Best for ages: 8-15 years old

Camp AGQ “Al-Gon-Quian” is a special sleepaway camp for kids set in the idyllic woods around Burt Lake. One week only campers can choose to add on a concentration including sailing, horseback riding and water-skiing. Campers must register for concentrations before camp begins.

Camp Greenhills through the Ann Arbor Y

June 17-Aug. 9, 2024

Theme-related activities as well as sports, arts and crafts, science experiments, team-building, silent reading time, nutrition lessons, enrichment activities and more.

Young People’s Theater

June 17-Aug. 9, 2024

Perfect for young performers ready to shine on stage, Young People’s Theater campers create musical theater magic through exciting shows like “Once Upon a Time,” “AristoCats,” and “Legally Blonde.”

Leslie Science & Nature Center Summer Camps

June-August 2024

The Leslie Science and Nature Center along with the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum offer a wide range of educational and affordable summer camps for kids as young as 4 years old.

Summer Camp at Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum

June-August 2024

Campers can get their hands dirty at the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum while they learn the science behind light, sound and weather.

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