Parks & Recreation Summer Day Camps – Metro Detroit day camps can feature field trips, sports, activities, nature hikes, and more with weekly fun themes. Day camps are held weekly throughout the summer and serve as a fun activity while parents are at work. Summer Day camps are often more inexpensive than hiring a sitter with all a summer’s worth of fun built into the experience.
Metro Detroit Parks & Recreation Summer Day Camps are held across Metro Detroit through various Parks and Rec departments and include a broad mix of activities.
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Metro Detroit Parks & Recreation Summer Day Camps 2020
Berkley Parks and Recreation Summer Camps
Berkley Parks and Recreation (2400 Robina, Berkley, MI, 248-658-3470, berkley.maxgalaxy.net/Home.aspx
Summer day camps at Berkley Parks and Rec offer swimming, weekly field trips, crafts, sports, movies, ice cream, games, out-to-lunch trips, inflatable bouncers, 4-H demos, weekly themes and so much more. Open to residents & non-residents. Register for 1 week, or all 11 and SAVE! More info…
UPDATE 5/7/20 – Due to concerns about the Coronavirus / Covid-19, this event has been canceled.
Boys and Girls Club of Troy Summer Program
Boys and Girls Club of Troy (3670 John R Road, Troy, MI 48083, 248-689-1687, www.bgctroy.org)
Affordable summer camp fun for kids ages 6-18. Kids can enjoy fun indoor and outdoor activities, field trips, sports, arts and crafts and more in the 9-week summer program that runs 7a-6p each summer weekday. The 18,000 square foot facility includes a gymnasium, games room, technology/learning center, art/music room, teen center and more. Club members also have access to large outdoor recreation and sports areas due to the close proximity to Barnard Elementary School as well as Raintree Park. More info…
Camp OakVentures – Oakland County Parks and Recration Summer Camps
Camp Drop Off / 11 Pick Up Locations in Berkley, Clarkston, Clawson, Holly, Huntington Woods, Lake Orion, Madison Hts, Oak Park, Pleasant Ridge, Southfield, Springfield Twp, and Waterford (1-888- OCParks, www.OaklandCountyParks.com)
Field trip – based day camps for kids 6-12 where Oakland County Parks buses pick up campers (choose from convenient locations) and take them exploring to the county parks and county waterparks for a variety of nature and fun activities! New adventures each day! Activities include – waterpark visits, archery, zip lining, inflatables, crafts, mini-golf, nature hikes, and much more! More info…
UPDATE 5/5/20 – Due to concerns about the Coronavirus / Covid-19, these camps have been canceled for the 2020 Summer Camp Season.
City of Farmington Hills Unplugged Summer Camps
Farmington Hills Special Services (28600 W Eleven Mile Rd, Farmington Hills, MI 48336, 248-473-1800, www.fhgov.com/Activities/Programs/Camps.aspx)
A summer filled with adventure, exploration, and fun! Farmington Hills Unplugged Summer Camps have something for everyone ages 3 to 18 – art, theatre, music, sports, archery, skateboard, nature, youth center drop-in, and STEM. Or for the generalist in the crowd, give the General Day Camps a try. More Info…
JCC Summer Camps
Jewish Community Center of Metro Detroit (6600 W Maple Rd, West Bloomfield, MI 48322, 248-432-5578, camp.jccdet.org)
Located on 250 wooded acres powered by Camp Tamarack, JCC provides summer day camps for kids and teens ages 5-17 through a Jewish lense. Art, camps, creative camps, cooking camps, sports, field trips, traditional camp experiences, and more. Before & after care available. They even offer FREE, chaperoned transportation to & from most Oakland County communities. More info…
Madison Heights Recreation Summer Day Camps
Madison Heights Recreation (801 Ajax, Madison Heights, MI 48071, 248-837-2788, madison-heights.org)
Summer camps featuring fun games, activities, and weekly field trips. Field trip destinations include – The DIA, Jimmy John’s Field, Westview Orchards, Detroit Kid City, Bounce U, and many more. Big discounts for multi-week enrollment & an additional discount for Madison Heights residents. More info…
UPDATE 5/7/20 – Due to concerns about the Coronavirus / Covid-19, this camp has been canceled for the summer 2020 season.
Maybury Farm Summer Camps
Maybury Farm (195 S Main St, Northville, MI 48167, 248-374-0200, www.mayburyfarm.org)
Fun on the farm for kids ages 5-11! Hands-on experiences where children make vital connections to the animals and agriculture that provide their food and fiber. With over 100 farm animals of various breeds and varieties, a large farm garden filled with delicious vegetables and produce, trails through forests and fields and plenty of green space to play and learn, Maybury Farm Camp has something for every camper who attends. More info…
MSU Extension Tollgate Farm Summer Camps
MSU Tollgate Farm (28115 Meadowbrook Rd, Novi, MI 48377, 248-347-0269 ext 220, www.canr.msu.edu/tollgate/camps/summer)
Summer day camps engage kids ages 6-14 using STEM projects, nature, and fun! Themes include – Survival Camp, Green Science Adventure, Winged Wonders, Horse Camp, Water Camp, Animal Camp, Eco Warriors, and more… More info…
UPDATE 5/27/20 – Virtual Summer Camp Options available
Metroparks Summer Camps
7 Metro Detroit Metroparks (Admin Office – 810-227-2757 www.metroparks.com)
Fun and affordable day camps. Nature camps, farm camps, science camps and more at 7 local Metroparks. 1-day, 2-day, 3-day, and full week of camp options for kids 6+ at Hudson Mills Metropark, Indian Springs Metropark, Kensington Metropark, Lake St Clair Metropark, Oakwoods Metropark, Stony Creek Metropark, and Wolcott Metropark. More info…
UPDATE 6/5/20 – Due to concerns about the Coronavirus / Covid-19, this camp has been canceled for the summer of 2020 and is looking forward to returning for 2021..
Oakland Twp Parks and Recreation Summer Camps
Oakland Twp Parks and Recreation (4480 Orion Rd, 2nd Floor, Rochester, MI 48306, 248-651-7810, www.oaklandtownship.org)
Explore beautiful Oakland Township parks while participating in these fun summer camps. Hone your basic survival skills in the Outdoor Skills Camp or take your little one over to Lost Lake Nature Center and let them run wild in the Wild Kids of Lost Lake Camp. Develop your shooting skills in Explore Archery, or learn to brave the great outdoors in the Next Step Outdoor Skills Camp. More info…
Oakland Yard Athletics Sports and Adventure Summer Camps
Oakland Yard Athletics (5328 Highland Rd, Waterford, Michigan 48327, 248-673-0100, www.oaklandyard.com)
Oakland Yard Athletics of Waterford offers a HUGE variety of full-day or half-day summer adventure camp programs with over 50 options of different sport, tech, craft and imagination activities for boys and girls ages 2-13. Oakland Yard Athletics has a 10-acre outdoor campus with sports fields, a 200’ water slide, basketball and volleyball courts, pavilions and beautiful grounds. More info…
UPDATE 6/1/20 – Due to covid concerns – Oakland Yard will be cancelling their summer camps for 2020
Peppa Pig Summer Camps
Peppa Pig Indoor Play Center (4362 Baldwin Road, Auburn Hills, Michigan 48326, Between Districts 6 & 7, www.peppapigworldofplay.com)
Share your child’s first summer day camp experience at Peppa Pig’s World of Play as you and your child get into the Olympic spirit with Peppa’s “Camp with Me Summer Sports Program”. Campers (and their favorite adult) receive medals for fun games designed for preschoolers. Enjoy Muddy Puddles Long Jump, Peppa’s Bean Bag Toss, Suzy Sheep Hula Hoop Challenge, Daddy Pig’s Relay Race, and more in this non-traditional summer camp setting. More info…
RARA Summer Camps
RARA / Rochester Avon Recreation Authority (500 E Second Street, Rochester, MI 48307, 248-656-8308, www.rararecreation.org)
RARA (Rochester Avon Recreation Authority) offers several summer day camp programs for kids ages 4-14. RARA has been the community recreation provider to the communities of Rochester, Rochester Hills and the surrounding communities since 1946. RARA offers special weekly themed summer camps in addition to their popular camps that run all summer long! More info…
Skull Island Summer Camps
Skull Island Camp (8226 Highland Rd, White Lake, MI 48386, 248-789-2223, www.skullislandcamp.com)
State-licensed private island campground. Kids enjoy fishing, kayaking, rock climbing walls, an inflatable waterpark, treasure hunts, scavenger hunts, ziplining and more outdoor adventure fun at this summer day camp. Meals & snacks included. Early registration discounts and multi-week discounts available. More info…
South Oakland YMCA Summer Camps
South Oakland YMCA (1016 W 11 Mile Rd, Royal Oak, MI 48067, ymcadetroit.org)
South Oakland Family YMCA in Royal Oak, Michigan offers affordable summer camps Metro Detroit options that cater to kids ages 3-15. Weekly activities include – arts and crafts, sports, games, STEM, nutrition, swimming, a weekly field trip, and more. Camp runs 9a-4p and before and after care is available at no additional cost. More info…
Stars & Stripes Kids Activity Center Summer Camps
Stars & Stripes Kids Activity Center (4630 White Lake Rd, Clarkston, MI 48346, 248-625-3547, www.StarsandStripesKids.com)
Choose from AM camps and PM camps in Cheer Camps, Science Camps, Gymnastics Camps, Harry Potter Camps, Star Wars Camps, and more! Stars & Stripes Kids Activity Center has over 50 exciting camps to choose from! Before and after care available. More info…
Summer Impressions Day Camps
Summer Impressions Day Camp (Camp Impressions Day Camp (4150 Middlebelt Rd, West Bloomfield, MI, 48323, 248-932-2955, summerimpressions.com)
Summer Day camps for kids ages 3-14 years old. Summer Impressions has something for everyone and offers a range of activities including… overnight sleepovers, 2 in ground heated pools, field trips, science experiments, arts & crafts, arcade and outdoor games, special visitors, rock climbing, sports and spirit days. FREE before & after care available. More than 29 years of experience in summer camp fun. More info…
Total Sports Complex Summer Camps
Total Sports Complex TSC (30990 South Wixom Rd, Wixom, MI 48393, 248-669-9817, www.totalsportscomplex.com)
TSC Wixom Summer Fun Camps give children the opportunity to play fun physical activities such as soccer, baseball, flag football, etc. as well as educational games, arts and crafts, even science experiments. More info…
Troy Recreation Summer Camps
Troy Recreation Department (3179 Livernois Rd, Troy, MI 48083, 248-524-3484, rec.troymi.gov)
Field trips, sports camps, day camps, aquatic camps, academic camps, performing arts camps, cheer camps & more! With more than 45 camps available for Troy residents and non-residents, there’s a camp for everyone! Troy Recreation Department has been offering summer camps for over 40 years. More info…
UPDATE 5/20/20 – Due to concerns about the Coronavirus / Covid-19, Troy Recreation Summer Camps have been canceled for the 2020 season.
UPDATE 6/2/20 – Due to concerns about the Coronavirus / Covid-19, Troy Recreation Summer Camps is currently offering virtual summer camps and 1-hr outdoor camps for the summer of 2020..
West Bloomfield Parks Summer Camps
West Bloomfield Parks (4640 Walnut Lake Road, West Bloomfield Township, MI 48323, 248-451-1900, www.wbparks.org)
More than 35 FUN day camp options. Choose from sports summer camps, educational camps, science camps, themed summer camps, field trips, and more. Before and after-care available. Open to residents and non-residents. More info…
YMCA Camp Copneconic
YMCA Camp Copneconic (10407 N Fenton Road, Fenton, MI 48430, 810-629-9622, campcopneconic.org)
Overnight Camps AND Summer Day Camps with traditional camp activities, combined with adventures such as zip lining, water sports, rock wall climbing, horseback riding and much more. Through thoughtfully designed camp experiences, campers develop skills that will serve them for life. 2020 Events… More info…
UPDATE 5/27/20 – Due to concerns about the Coronavirus / Covid-19, this camp has been canceled for the summer of 2020 and is looking forward to returning for 2021..
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