March 2019: Summer Camp Guide Part 2

. February 28, 2019.

There’s a camp for every interest! Find your child’s perfect match.

Animal Care Residency

Humane Society of Huron Valley
3100 Cherry Hill Rd.

A brand new experience designed just for teens this year! HSHV’s Animal Care Residency is designed for youth ages 12-15 who want to delve deeper into the inner workings of HSHV and animal welfare education. Residents will learn more about understanding perspectives of animals and the science behind their behavior, the various departments at HSHV and the role humans as a species play in animal welfare. Residency will also include visits from guest speakers, hands-on activities, daily work with adoptable animals, humane education lessons and more! Youth will need to bring a sack lunch and drink each day; HSHV will provide an afternoon snack.

Ages 12-15
Staff/Camper Ratio: Minimum 1:10
Cost: $285
July 15-19. 9am-4pm


Tiny Lions Lounge and Adoption Center Cat Café
5245 Jackson Rd. |

Catastic fun! Camp PURRS takes place at the Tiny Lions Lounge and Adoption Center Cat Café, and includes interactions with the Humane Society of Huron Valley’s furry feline friends. Anywhere from 9-20 cats will be wandering around the “campsite.” The camp will provide a small snack and participants are encouraged to bring water bottles and any alternative snacks needed due to allergies or dietary restrictions.

Ages 9-15
Staff/camper ratio: 1:6
Cost: $125
July 8-12, August 5-9 (ages 12-15), July 22-26, August 26-30 (ages 9-11). 9am-12pm

Studio 3 Performing Arts Center

Summer Camps at Studio 3 PAC:
(734) 424-9705 |

Our summer camps provide children with a full week of activities ranging from the performing arts, arts and crafts, outdoor games, and fostering creative and imaginative play! Before and After care is available for all camps!

Week 1: June 24th-28th
Day Camp: Super Star: $295, 9am-3pm
Day Camp: Animal Adventure: $165, 9am-12pm
Day Camp: Trolls Camp: $165, 12pm-3pm

Week 2: Aug 5th-9th
Day Camp: Musical Theater Magic: $295, 9am-3pm
Day Camp: Pirates and Princesses: $165, 9am-12pm
Day Camp: Superhero Camp: $165, 12pm-3pm

Washtenaw County Parks and Recreation Commission

Meri Lou Murray Recreation Center
2960 Washtenaw Ave. | 734-971-6355

Independence Lake County Park
3200 Jennings Rd., Whitmore Lake | 734-449-4437

Rolling Hills County Park
7660 Stony Creek Rd., Ypsilanti | 734-484-9676

Washtenaw County Parks offers three camps featuring age-appropriate activities and exciting learning experiences. Your child will have the opportunity to participate in swimming, nature hikes, craft projects, games and more. The fee includes a t-shirt, park entrance, a Friday snack and lunch. Visit for more information and visit to register.

Grade 1-age 11
Staff/Camper Ratio: 1:10
$150-$165 per week, depending on camp location
One week sessions start June 17 and run Monday-Friday, 9:15am-4:15pm.
Pre-care and post-care are available for an additional fee.

Kids K.A.M.P. (Multi-Sport)

World Wide Sports Center
2140 Oak Valley Dr. | 734-913-4625

Kids KAMP is held at Ann Arbor’s premier indoor sports facility, WideWorld Sports Center. WWSC has always been a go-to sports venue for kids during the summer. Campers are separated into teams and spend the week playing soccer, flag football, basketball, and more as they compete for team and individual prizes.

Ages 4-14
Staff/camper Ratio: 1/8
$225 per week (free before and after care)
June 17th – August 30th. All 11 weeks of summer!

Ann Arbor Soccer Camp

World Wide Sports Center
2140 Oak Valley Dr. | 734-913-4625

At Soccer Camp, they believe in creating a strong technical base for each player. The staff of professional coaches teach fundamental skills and their applications in game situations while creating a nurturing environment for the player to foster a love for the game. The primary goal is for the players to learn, build confidence and have fun!

Ages 4-14
Staff/camper Ratio: 1/8
$225 per week (free before and after care)
June 17th – August 30th. All 11 weeks of summer!

Michigan Swim Camp

Canham Natatorium
500 E. Hoover Ave.Ypsilanti | 734-845-8596 or

Four sessions open to any and all entrants, limited to 195 campers per session at the University of Michigan. A staff of 60+ and three instructional sessions per day ensure the individual attention necessary for significant improvement. Choose the Intensive Training Track or the Technique Development Track.

Ages 8-18
Staff/Camper Ratio: 1:4.5
$860 overnight; $690 commuter no meals;
$720 commuter & lunch; $765 commuter lunch & dinner
June 9-13, June 16-20, July 28-August 1, August 4-8. Diving camp is July 7-11.

Summer Camp at Stone School Cooperative Preschool

2811 Stone School Rd. | 734-971-4820

Stone School Cooperative Preschool is excited to offer summer camp at our historic Stone School House. Each week will feature a unique camp theme such as Creepy Crawlers, Water Exploration, Camping, Little Builders and more. Each session runs Monday-Friday and times vary. A snack is provided each day.

Ages 3-6
Staff/Camper Ratio: 1:8
$150 per session for non-members/
$135 per session for members
9 independent weeks. June 3-August 9.

Camp Westminster

116 Westminster Dr. | Roscommon

At Camp Westminster on Higgins Lake, they want to give your child the opportunity to try new and exciting activities, gain confidence, make real connections with new friends and positive role-models, spend valuable time splashing in crystal clear Higgins Lake, and grow in their faith in a safe and encouraging community. They have been youth development specialists for 90 years.

Ages 7-17
Contact for pricing.
One and two-week sessions offered June 16-August 3.

Champion Gymnastics Summer Camp

7240 Jackson Rd. | 734-222-1810

Your child will experience a variety of challenging and creative physical activities in a well-supervised, safe, gymnastics environment. Days consist of gymnastics, games, creative movement, arts & crafts that are geared towards the theme of fun camps, and much more! Week themes include ninja zone, science week and bugs and butterflies, gymnastics, super heroes, Disney, music and movement, and more.

Ages 3 and up
Staff/Camper Ratio: 1:8
$265 full day full week, $185 half day full week, $70 daily full day, $50 daily half day.
Preschool camps are $150 full week, $50 daily.
$10/per half-hour for early drop off or late pick up.
Week-long themed camps offered June 24-August 23.

Varsity Day Camp

3420 Cordley Lake Rd., Pinckney | 734-879-3070

Family owned and operated since 1950, this traditional day camp allows campers to choose their activities: fish all day, tie dye, and arts & crafts. They also have a full Red Cross swimming and boating program, sports and many other activities to choose from! Campers have also enjoyed catching (and releasing) Cordley Lake Turtles.

Ages 6-12
Staff/Camper Ratio: 1:8
$45/day includes lunch and all fees.
$8/before Care session. $8/after Care Session.
June 10-August 9, 9am-4pm. Before care is offered 7-8:10am. After care is offered until 6pm.

St. Paul Ann Arbor Summer Camps

495 Earhart Rd. | 734-665-0604

Exciting half-day and full-day camps for all ages and all interests! Adventurous camps include aviation, Flipside Art, photography, volleyball, woodworking, dinosaurs, music, soccer, computer coding, Arbor Chess, German theater, and even Dr. Seuss! Camps are taught by energetic teachers, parents and professionals who are passionate about their programs. They also offer the flexibility of half- and full-day classes in a variety of areas like science, sports, technology and art.

Completed Kindergarten – Grade 8
Staff/Camper Ratio: 1:15 or less
$100 (half-day)-$350 (full day)
June 17-August 9

Days of Discovery

3770 Packard St., Ann Arbor, MI 48108

With a focus on STEAM ( Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math), your young child will learn all summer long. Large outdoor spaces, gardens, water play and on-site visits from Ann Arbor Hands On Museum, Ann Arbor Symphony, Exotic Animals and more! Extended Hours, FREE meals & snacks. Sliding scale tuition. DHHS accepted.

Ages 2.5 through 6 years
Staff/Camper Ratio: 8/1
Cost is on a sliding scale, based on income.
Special rates for GSRP families.
June 17 – August 22

The Toledo Zoo

2 Hippo Way, Toledo
419-385-5721 |

If your kids love animals, check out the plethora of camps at the Toledo Zoo this summer. There are 20 different topics covered over nine weeks of camp. Summer Safari Camp is a great way for children to explore the zoo while learning about nature, animals and conservation. And with the Promedica Museum of Natural History opening, the zoo has special camps that explore venom, prehistoric animals, and the animals of Ohio.

Camp dates: June 3- June 28; July 8- August 9
Camp times: M-F 9am-12pm or 9am-3pm
Ages: half-day camps for 4 -5 year-olds; full day camps for 6 to 15
Cost: Half Day: $135 members; $160 non-members and Full Day ranges: $185-$300 members; $235-$350 non-members
Bring a lunch, good walking shoes, and dress for the weather. The zoo provides two camp shirts, daily snack, and a water bottle.

iD Tech

iD Tech is the world leader in summer STEM education, with 400,000 alumni since 1999, and 150 prestigious campus locations including University of Michigan, Stanford, and NYU. Students ages 7-19 learn to code, design video games and Fortnite-inspired levels, mod Minecraft, create with Roblox, engineer robots, model and print 3D characters, and more! Weeklong, day and overnight summer programs that instill in-demand skills and embolden students to shape the future.

Ages 7-19
5-10 students per instructor (maximum 10)
Price varies
June 10-July 29

Young Filmmakers Camp

For your little ones who love film and want to know how it’s done. They’ll gain hands-on experience into the filmmaking world! Two different classes are offered depending on the child’s skill level.
Intro to Filmmaking
Ages 11-14
Week 1 July 22-26
Week 2 July 29-August 2
Intermediate Filmmaking
Ages 13-17 (or prior film camp of filmmaking experience)
Week 3 August 5-9