Ann Arbor Summer Camp Guide 2024

A2 Rec and Ed 

1515 S. Seventh St., Ann Arbor.

Rec and Ed offers an endless variety of fun filled summer camp options. Everything from dance, robotics, chess, music and more is offered at Rec and Ed camps. Families that reside within the Ann Arbor school district and meet the requirements are eligible to apply for the Standard Scholarship. Rec and Ed summer camps are all about fun and friendship. View the full list of camps offered here. Drop off and pick up times vary between camps. 

Blue Turtle Nature Awareness and Wilderness Skills Camp 

3380 Pittsview Dr. Ann Arbor.

This camp centers around nature awareness and wilderness skills. Campers will be able to participate in a variety of activities including shelter building, plant identification, crafts and so much more. Blue Turtle Nature Awareness and Wilderness Skills Camp is a full day camp from 9am-4pm for ages 7-13. They also offer half day camp for ages 4-6 from 9am-12pm. Registration is open now so act fast as spots are limited. 

Rocks and Robots 

Admin: 424 Little Lake Dr #37, Ann Arbor. Camp:1735, S Wagner Rd, Ann Arbor.

Combining robotics and rock climbing, this camp centers mainly around engineering. Campers build legos and robots and can even take their robots home. Rocks and Robots encourages independent thinking, problem solving and the ability to work as a team. This camp also comes with the bonus of small class sizes, usually between 10-20 campers. They offer camp options ranging from ages 6-16 and half and full day. Subscribe to their newsletter to get updates on discounts. 

Camp Liberty 

2975 West Liberty Rd., Ann Arbor.

Camp Liberty, through Liberty Athletic Club, is full of outdoor and indoor fun. Between their 3-story playground, rockwall and waterslides this camp is what dreams are made of. Camp Liberty offers both tennis and swim lessons. Each week has a new theme such as “Zero Gravity” and “Animal Planet”. Teens can apply to become counselors in training and receive volunteer hours. Drop off time is 8:30am and pickup is at 4:30pm. Morning snacks, lunch and afternoon snacks are provided.  Registration for both members of Liberty Athletic Club and non-members is open now. 

Champ Camp

3001 Earhart Rd. Ann Arbor.

Champ Camp takes place at Domino’s Petting Farm. At the farm, campers will encounter animals and hiking trails. This camp also takes campers on field trips to various locations in the area such as the Leslie Science Center, Ann Arbor Hands on Museum and more. No two weeks are the same with Champ Camp’s weekly themes. Flexible drop off and pick up are included with 7:30-9am drop off and 4-5:30 pm pick up. Champ Camp is for ages 5-12. Campers can sign up for one or all weeks. Enroll by March 29th using the discount code EARLYBIRD to save $25 per week. 

Kneading and Leading at BAKE! ZIngerman’s Bakehouse 

3723 Plaza Drive, Ann Arbor.


Zingerman’s Bakehouse is offering two special edition kids’ camps. Ages 13-15 are welcome the week of June 25th while ages 10-12 are welcome the week of July 23rd. Campers will learn fun recipes like banana bread, french baguettes, cream puffs and more. They will also learn kitchen skills. They will participate in team building and confidence building exercises. Campers will come home with coupons and of course, fresh baked treats. This camp takes place from 9am-4:30pm. 

Creativity Camp and Clay Camp at The Ann Arbor Art Center 

117 W Liberty St, Ann Arbor.

At Creativity Camp, campers are able to express their creativity through several different mediums including paint, charcoal, sculpture and much more. Campers will be separated into age groups ranging from ages 5-12. Clay Camp focuses solely on pottery skills with ages 9-12. Both camps have exciting weekly themes that campers will base projects on from “Amazing Architecture” to “Oceans of Fun”. The drop off and pick up times for both camps are the same beginning at 8:45-9am and pick up from 4-4:15 pm.