Camps & Classes

Creating a Day Camp for Kids at Home

With do-it-yourself spirit, you can organize mini neighborhood-based camps for your kids.

Learning Foreign Languages Alongside Your Kids

Hola. Salut. Marhaba. It's becoming more common for kids to learn another language in school. And for parents, it can all sound a bit, well, foreign. But don't fret. In fact, your kids can teach you – all while boosting their own bilingual skills.

Free Language Learning Apps for Kids

Kids can absorb a second language like a sponge. Whether they want to learn French, Spanish or Mandarin Chinese, there's an app for that.

Fun Language Arts Activities for Kids to Try This Summer

Improve your child's communication skills with these six fun exercises and activities for language development, perfect for dodging 'brain drain.'

Using the Olympics to Boost Kids’ Interest in Sports

The Olympics in Rio are inspiring young athletes and couch potatoes alike. Here's how to use the sporting event as a springboard to help kids stay fit.

Private Swim Clubs in Southeast Michigan

Looking for a great place to cool off while enjoying membership perks? Check out these private swim clubs in Oakland, Macomb, Wayne and Washtenaw counties.
Individual sports for kids

Individual Sports for Kids Who Aren’t Into Team Sports

Got a child who'd prefer to compete with him or herself? Here's a non-team sports list of three great contenders: Fencing, mixed martial arts and swimming.

How to Prepare Kids for Overnight Camp and Sleepovers

It's a big step, and children often get nervous. Discover four tips for parents to help their little travelers prepare to be away from mom and dad.

How to Teach Kids Another Language

Southeast Michigan language educators from Bright Loritos share their advice on how to teach kids a foreign language.

Camp Leisure Club for Children with Special Needs

This Canton day camp gives kids with special needs the chance to experience different camp activities three days per week at Summit on the Park.
How to Prevent Sports Injuries in Kids

How to Prevent Sports Injuries in Kids

A Henry Ford Medical Center pediatrician talks about some of the most common sports injuries and how to prevent them.

Back to Nature: Great Michigan Outdoor Camps for Kids

Discover some classic outdoor kids camps, both overnight and some day options, that great quintessential summer fun for children.