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Day Camp fun in Macomb:

Get ready for fun in 2017, school is out for summer!

Are you looking for an entertaining and active way to keep your favorite Macomb County young people captivated over the long school break?  Keep the learning going by enrolling them in one of many fun day camps offered this summer!  Available for kids ranging from age 6-17, options include exploring the arts, digging into nature, learning a new sport, or discovering career options on a college campus. Check out the great list of summer camps in Macomb below.

Did we miss something? Please let us know!

For more ideas about how to spend your summer in Macomb, check out the outdoors, see a show at Freedom Hill and check out one of Macomb’s signature events!


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Week of June 12th

 

June 12-16

9am - 4pm

Career week

Location: Macomb YMCA

Ages: Ages 3-14

Wind the clock forward and join us as we fly into the future. Use your imagination and explore your future dream job. Before/after care at no additional cost.

Register now

cost: $200 (discount for members)


 

June 12-16

7am - 6pm

Chesterfield Summer Camp Week 1

Location: Chesterfield Township

Ages: Ages 5-12

Camp includes field trips, crafts and daily activity supplies. Summer camp participants receive one complimentary T-shirt to be worn on trip days and at Brandenburg Park. Campers must bring their own lunch and snacks each day.

Register now

cost: $120


 

June 12-16

8am - 6pm

Welcome to Summer

Location: Boys & Girls Clubs - Washington Twp.

Ages: Ages 6-14

School is out and it’s time for F-U-N! Kick-off summer at the club with ball games, other sports and summer-related projects!

Register now

phone: 586-277-1208

cost: $100


 

June 12-August 18

Monday - Friday 12pm -4pm

Boys & Girls Club

Location: Washington Twp.

Ages: Ages 6-18

All members are welcome to join us for fun in the games room, learning center and gym!

Register now

cost: $25 General Club Membership Required

Week of June 19th

 

June 19-23

8am - 6pm

Olympics Week

Location: Boys & Girls Clubs - Washington Twp.

Ages: Ages 6-14

Have a great time testing your skills in various Olympic events. Are you the next Gold Medal Winner?

Register now

phone: 586-277-1208

cost: $100


 

June 19-23

7am - 6pm

Chesterfield Summer Camp Week 2

Location: Chesterfield Township

Ages: Ages 5-12

Camp includes field trips, crafts and daily activity supplies. Summer camp participants receive one complimentary T-shirt to be worn on trip days and at Brandenburg Park. Campers must bring their own lunch and snacks each day.

Register now

cost: $120


 

June 19-23

9am - 4pm

Holiday week

Location: Macomb YMCA

Ages: Ages 3-14

What’s your favorite Holiday? It matters not! Come all ye faithful because we’ve got all the big ones wrapped into one week. Before/after care at no additional cost.

Register now

cost: $200 (discount for members)


 

June 19-23

8am - 4pm

Law Enforcement, Fire & EMS

Location: Macomb Community College - East Campus

Ages: Ages 16+

Students will participate in law enforcement and fire pre-employment physical agility tests, including the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES) agility test

Register now

phone: 586-498-4008

cost: $90


 

June 19-23

Mon -Thurs: 9:30am-3:00pm
Fri: 9:30am-1:00pm

Springbrook Equestrian camp

Location: Sterling Heights

Ages: Ages 7-16

Each day campers have a horsemanship session which covers proper care of the horse as well mounted instruction (weather permitting). Games on horseback: everything from musical stalls to obstacle courses. Campers will participate in numerous horse related activities throughout the week.

Register now

phone: 586-739-8622

cost: $395


 

June 19-23

9am - 3pm

Summer Horsemanship School

Location: Windermere Equestrian Center
Clinton Township

Ages: Ages 8+

Each day is split between a minimum of one mounted lesson and a second lesson, or mounted game and ground lessons. Every day is all about horses. Favorite activities include, but are not limited to: grooming, feeding, bathing, clipping, braiding, lunging, and basic first-aid care.

Register now

phone: 586-465-2170

cost: $450


 

June 19-22

9am - 3pm

IT Gaming

Location: Macomb Community College - Center Campus

Ages: Ages 15+

This academy is about learning how to create games, not play games. This year’s theme is “Making the Classics,” which will allow students to learn how to put a modern spin on some of the all-time great video games.

Register now

phone: 586-498-4008

cost: $90


 

June 19-22

9am -3pm

Media And Communication Arts

Location: Macomb Community College - South Campus

Ages: Ages 14+

Students will experience Macintosh G5 Towers or 27” iMac computers featuring Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign and Autodesk MAYA. Explore the graphic and media arts industry.

Register now

phone: 586-498-4008

cost: $90


 

June 19-22

9am - 3pm

Hybrid Electric Vehicles

Location: Macomb Community College - South Campus

Ages: Ages 14+

This academy is a perfect hands-on learning experience for students interested in cars and electronics! This interactive workshop explains the principles of battery/electric and other alternative vehicles. Each student will build a battery, a DC motor ki

Register now

phone: 586-498-4008

cost: $10


 

June 19-22

9am - 2pm

Veterinary Technician

Location: Macomb Community College - Center Campus

Ages: Ages 14+

Through Macomb’s innovative program, you can become familiar with many animal-related careers such as veterinarian, veterinary technician, veterinary assistant, groomer, animal care attendant and many more.

Register now

phone: 586-498-4008

cost: $90


 

June 19-23

 

British Soccer Camp

Location: Warren Community Center

Ages: Ages 3-18

In addition to teaching new skills and improving game performance, each British Soccer Camp provides lessons in character development, cultural education and is the most fun your child can have learning the sport they love!

Register now

cost: $87-$202


 

June 23-26

 

Leadership Adventure for girls

Location: Columbus, MI

Ages: Grades 8-12

Girls will develop their leadership skills by participating in exciting, interactive, hands-on workshops and activities facilitated by local women leaders in business, philanthropy, and elected office.

Register now

cost: $150

Week of June 26th

 

June 26-July 27

9am - 4pm

North Star Junior Sailing

Location: Harrison Twp., MI

Ages: Ages 9-17

This class is designed for kids who have limited to no experience sailing. Topics will include: water safety, parts of a sailboat, rigging a sailboat, basic knot tying, wind propulsion, and basic sailing from point A to point B.

Register now

cost: $445


 

June 26-30

8am - 6pm

Camping Outdoors Week

Location: Boys & Girls Club - Washington Twp.

Ages: Ages 6-14

Spend time playing in the summer sun with camping-themed games, snacks and activities.

Register now

phone: 586-277-1208

cost: $100


 

June 26-30

9am - 4pm

Space camp

Location: Macomb YMCA

Ages: Ages 3-14

Calling all future astronauts! The depths of space are full of possibilities for discovery, from rockets to aliens; this week will be out there. Before/after care at no additional cost.

Register now

cost: $200 (discount for members)


 

June 26-30

9am - 3pm

Harry Potter Lego camp

Location: The Robot Garage - Grosse Pointe

Ages: Grades 1 - 9

Campers will work collaboratively to create a large LEGO version of Hogwarts.

Register now

cost: $385


 

June 26-30

10am-4pm

TGA Premier Sports Golf Camp

Location: Ramler Golf Course - Sterling Heights

Ages: Ages PK-8th

With a low camper to instructor ratio, group pairings by age & skill, TGA camps provide lots of individual attention & proper instruction for your child.

Register now

cost: $399


 

June 26-30

7am - 6pm

Chesterfield Summer Camp Week 3

Location: Chesterfield Township

Ages: Ages 5-12

Camp includes field trips, crafts and daily activity supplies. Summer camp participants receive one complimentary T-shirt to be worn on trip days and at Brandenburg Park. Campers must bring their own lunch and snacks each day.

Register now

cost: $120


 

June 26-28

10am - 3pm

Nature’s Child Day Camp

Location: Stony Creek Metropark Nature Center

Ages: Ages 7-12

Children will enjoy stream exploration, boat building contest, fishing, campfire cooking, and many more activities in this day-long camp.

Register now

cost: $125


 

June 26-29

Mon -Thurs: 9:30am-3:00pm
Fri: 9:30am-1:00pm

Springbrook Equestrian camp

Location: Sterling Heights

Ages: Ages 7-16

Each day campers have a horsemanship session which covers proper care of the horse as well mounted instruction (weather permitting). Games on horseback: everything from musical stalls to obstacle courses. Campers will participate in numerous horse related activities throughout the week.

Register now

phone: 586-739-8622

cost: $395


 

June 26-29

9am - 3pm

Summer Horsemanship School

Location: Windermere Equestrian Center
Clinton Township

Ages: Ages 8+

Each day is split between a minimum of one mounted lesson and a second lesson, or mounted game and ground lessons. Every day is all about horses. Favorite activities include, but are not limited to: grooming, feeding, bathing, clipping, braiding, lunging, and basic first-aid care.

Register now

phone: 586-465-2170

cost: $450


 

June 26-29

9am - 3pm

Computer Programming

Location: Macomb Community College - Center Campus

Ages: Ages 15+

This is a 100% hands-on, instructor-guided course. Never programmed a computer before? No problem! This course is designed for students who have zero experience in computer programming but have always wanted to learn! This academy will teach you the funda

Register now

phone: 586-498-4008

cost: $90


 

June 26-29

10am - 3pm

Nature Explorer’s camp

Location: Lake St. Clair Metro Park - Harrison Twp.

Ages: Ages 9-12

We’ll explore nature by paddling a 34-foot long canoe, catching critters with nets, & finding plants that could help us survive and doing many other activities.

Register now

cost: $125


 

June 26-29

9am - 3pm

Culinary/Pastry Arts

Location: Macomb Community College - Center Campus

Ages: Ages 14+

Students have the opportunity to cook side-by-side with professional chefs. students will learn about different types of food service establishments and what types of jobs are available. Both hot food kitchen and bakeries will be the covered.

Register now

phone: 586-498-4008

cost: $90


 

June 26-30

9am - 3pm

Robotics

Location: Macomb Community College-South Campus

Ages: Ages 14+

Students will build and keep a microprocessor to program at home, receive hands on experience with hand and power tools, develop team-building skills, make friends, and gain exposure to lectures/demonstrations on topics related to building a robot.

Register now

phone: 586-498-4008

cost: $90


 

June 26-30

9am - 4pm K: 1pm-4pm

Zookeeper camps

Location: The Detroit Zoo - Royal Oak

Ages: Grades K-6

A variety of incredible activities are in store during the summer break at the wildest place in town. Spaces are limited and go quickly! Children must be registered for camp levels corresponding to the school grade they will enter in fall 2017

Register now

cost: $140-$270


 

June 26-30

 

British Soccer Camp

Location: Lions Field - Shelby Township

Ages: Ages 3-18

In addition to teaching new skills and improving game performance, each British Soccer Camp provides lessons in character development, cultural education and is the most fun your child can have learning the sport they love!

Register now

cost: $87-$202


 

June 27-August 14

6:30pm - 9:30pm

Twilight Trails evening camps

Location: The Detroit Zoo - Royal Oak

Ages: Grades 1-6

These camps give children the opportunity to explore the Zoo after it closes for the night.

Register now

cost: $35

Week of July 3rd

 

July 3-7

9am - 4pm

Sports camp

Location: Macomb YMCA - Mt. Clemens

Ages: Ages 3-14

Whether you love basketball, soccer, tennis, or another sport, you’ll learn lessons centered on teamwork and sportsmanship. Campers of all abilities will learn and play a variety of sports during sports week. Before/after care at no additional cost.

Register now

cost: $200 (discount for members)


 

July 3-7

7am - 6pm

Chesterfield Summer Camp Week 4

Location: Chesterfield Township

Ages: Ages 5-12

Camp includes field trips, crafts and daily activity supplies. Summer camp participants receive one complimentary T-shirt to be worn on trip days and at Brandenburg Park. Campers must bring their own lunch and snacks each day.

Register now

cost: $120


 

July 5-7

8am - 6pm

Superheros

Location: Boys & Girls Clubs - Washington Twp.

Ages: Ages 6-14

Test your superhero powers while sharing games and activities with your superhero friends!

Register now

phone: 586-277-1208

cost: $100


 

July 5-7

9am - 4pm

Various single day camps offered

Location: The Detroit Zoo - Royal Oak

Ages: Grades K-6

Single-day camp experiences are offered July 5-7. These camps cover a variety of topics such as art, veterinary medicine and science.

Register now

cost: $65/each


 

July 10-12

6pm - 7pm

Lil’ Lions Academy (football)

Location: Delia Park - Sterling Heights

Ages: Ages 4-8

Detroit Lions Youth Football Fundamentals summer programs are ideal for boys and girls with an interest in football – no matter what their experience or skill level.

Register now

cost: $55

Week of July 10th

 

July 10-14

8am - 6pm

Super Science

Location: Boys & Girls Clubs - Washington Twp.

Ages: Ages 6-14

Explore the awesomeness of science through art projects and interesting experiments and fun activities!

Register now

phone: 586-277-1208

cost: $100


 

July 10-14

9am - 4pm

Water camp

Location: Macomb YMCA

Ages: Ages 3-14

Discover the depths of the ocean, its wild creatures, and the pirates that once sailed the seas. Arm yourself with water balloons, pack your swimsuit, and prepare to get soaked. Before/after care at no additional cost.

Register now

cost: $200 (discount for members)


 

July 10-13

9am - 3pm

Healthcare Professions camp

Location: Held at OU-Macomb -Rochester, Michigan

Ages: Grades 9 - 12

You’ll explore several high-demand health-related professions like: nursing, medical laboratory science, exercise science & physical therapy. You’ll also earn CPR & AED certifications!

Register now

cost: $225


 

July 10-13

8:30am - 12:30pm

Biotechnology

Location: Macomb Community College - Center Campus

Ages: Age 14+

Perform cutting-edge scientific techniques, clone a gene and analyze DNA. Learn ways to diagnose diseases and techniques used in a crime scene investigation.

Register now

phone: 586-498-4008

cost: $75


 

July 10-14

9am - 4pm K: 1pm-4pm

Zookeeper camps

Location: The Detroit Zoo - Royal Oak

Ages: Grades K-6

A variety of incredible activities are in store during the summer break at the wildest place in town. Spaces are limited and go quickly! Children must be registered for camp levels corresponding to the school grade they will enter in fall 2017

Register now

cost: $140-$270


 

July 10-14

 

Macomb Metro D Basketball Camp

Location: Macomb Community College - South Campus

Ages: Ages 8-17

High school and college coaches will provide the proper instruction on the fundamentals of the game, including skill building, lectures, team competition, and skills contests.

Register now

phone: 586-206-4110

cost: $175


 

July 10-21

Mon -Thurs: 9:30am-3:00pm
Fri: 9:30am-1:00pm

Springbrook Equestrian camp

Location: Sterling Heights

Ages: Ages 7-16

Each day campers have a horsemanship session which covers proper care of the horse as well mounted instruction (weather permitting). Games on horseback: everything from musical stalls to obstacle courses. Campers will participate in numerous horse related activities throughout the week.

Register now

phone: 586-739-8622

cost: $395


 

July 10-21

9am - 4pm

North Star Junior Sailing

Location: Harrison Twp., MI

Ages: Ages 9-17

This class is designed for kids who have limited to no experience sailing. Topics will include: water safety, parts of a sailboat, rigging a sailboat, basic knot tying, wind propulsion, and basic sailing from point A to point B.

Register now

cost: $445


 

July 10-August 15

9:30-11:30 & 12:30-2:30

Kids On the Go Multidisciplinary Camp

Location: Assumption Cultural Center - St. Clair Shores

Ages: Ages 3-8

A pediatric therapy program designed to provide children with special needs with physical, occupational, and speech therapy.Weekly themes are incorporated to make this camp program fun and therapeutic! Classes are separated by age and are 2 days a week fo

Register now

cost:


 

July 10 - 14

7am - 6pm

Chesterfield Summer Camp Week 5

Location: Chesterfield Township

Ages: Ages 5-12

Camp includes field trips, crafts and daily activity supplies. Summer camp participants receive one complimentary T-shirt to be worn on trip days and at Brandenburg Park. Campers must bring their own lunch and snacks each day.

Register now

cost: $120


 

July 11-August 15 (Tuesdays)

Age 3-5: 10-10:45am Age 6-9: 11-11:45am

Music Therapy

Location: Assumption Cultural Center - St. Clair Shores

Ages: Ages 3-9

Music Therapy is a fun way to work on social, speech, & cognitive skills. Children will dance and sing with peers, take turns playing instruments, work on singing all kinds of words and sounds, sing song about letters, number, colors, read and sing throu

Register now

cost:


 

July 11-13

9am - 3pm

Farmers Camp

Location: Wolcott Mill Farm Center - Ray, MI

Ages: Grades 1-8

This camp will offer children the opportunity to work, learn, and have fun on a working farm. Activities vary for ages, but may include a scavenger hunt, hike, candle dipping, felting, games, helping maintain the farm’s garden, crafts, of course doing th

Register now

phone: 586-752-5932

cost: $95


 

July 12-August 9 (Tuesdays)

Age 8-10: 2:45-3:30 Age 11-14: 3:45-4:30

All Star Hoops Camp

Location: Assumption Cultural Center - St. Clair Shores

Ages: Ages 8-14

This camp will teach the fundamentals of basketball; ball-handling, shooting, passing, defense and teamwork.

Register now

cost:


 

July 17-21

 

British Soccer Camp

Location: Pollard Park - Chesterfield

Ages: Ages 3-18

In addition to teaching new skills and improving game performance, each British Soccer Camp provides lessons in character development, cultural education and is the most fun your child can have learning the sport they love!

Register now

cost: $87-$202

Week of July 17th

 

July 17-21

9am - 4pm K: 1pm-4pm

Zookeeper camps

Location: The Detroit Zoo - Royal Oak

Ages: Grades K-5

A variety of incredible activities are in store during the summer break at the wildest place in town. Spaces are limited and go quickly! Children must be registered for camp levels corresponding to the school grade they will enter in fall 2017

Register now

cost: $140-$270


 

July 17-20

8:30am-noon

Fundamentals Camp (Football)

Location: Chippewa Valley H.S. - Clinton Twp.

Ages: Ages 6-14

Detroit Lions Youth Football Fundamentals summer programs are ideal for boys and girls with an interest in football – no matter what their experience or skill level.

Register now

cost: $189


 

July 17-21

9am - 3pm

Video Game Design & Programming

Location: The Robot Garage - Grosse Pointe

Ages: Grades 1-9

Our newest edition to camp, this week will be filled with innovation game design, programming in several languages, and exploration of the virtual world of video games

Register now

cost: $385


 

July 17-21

8am - 3pm

Engineering & Computer Science Camp

Location: OU Anton/Frankel Center (Mt. Clemens, Mich.)

Ages: Grades 9-12

Explore careers in the fields of industrial, systems, mechanical, computer and electrical engineering, and computer science.

Register now

cost: $185


 

July 17-21

9am - 4pm

Carnival Camp

Location: Macomb YMCA

Ages: Ages 3-14

Step right up and try your hand at the ring toss, stop by the face painting stand, or maybe win a special prize at one of the game stations. Before/after care at no additional cost.

Register now

cost: $200 (discount for members)


 

July 17-21

10am-4pm

TGA Premier Sports Golf Camp

Location: Ramler Golf Course - Sterling Heights

Ages: Ages PK-8th

With a low camper to instructor ratio, group pairings by age & skill, TGA camps provide lots of individual attention & proper instruction for your child.

Register now

cost: $399


 

July 17-21

9am - 4pm

Animal Welfare Workshop

Location: The Detroit Zoo - Royal Oak

Ages: Grades 9-12

This weeklong workshop gives high school students the unique chance to work with our Center for Zoo Animal Welfare team. Participants explore the topic of zoo animal welfare by experiencing the Zoo through the eyes, ears and noses of the animals.

Register now

cost: $370


 

July 17-21

9am - 3pm 1st-2nd: 9am-noon

Drama Workshop -

Location: Macomb Center for the Performing Arts Clinton Township

Ages: Grades 1-12

Learn drama skills from a team of theater professionals. The drama workshop places emphasis on cooperation, concentration, movement and story development in a non-competitive environment. This week long workshop wraps-up with a performance on Friday. Fam

Register now

cost: $120-195


 

July 17-21

7am - 6pm

Chesterfield Summer Camp Week 6

Location: Chesterfield Township

Ages: Ages 5-12

Camp includes field trips, crafts and daily activity supplies. Summer camp participants receive one complimentary T-shirt to be worn on trip days and at Brandenburg Park. Campers must bring their own lunch and snacks each day.

Register now

cost: $120


 

July 17-21

8am - 6pm

Under the Sea & Water Week!

Location: Boys & Girls Clubs - Washington Twp.

Ages: Ages 6-14

Explore interesting facts about oceans while having fun with waterfilled activities. Bring a change of clothes—you might get wet!

Register now

phone: 586-277-1208

cost: $100


 

July 17-21

Mon -Thurs: 9:30am-3:00pm
Fri: 9:30am-1:00pm

Springbrook Equestrian camp

Location: Sterling Heights

Ages: Ages 7-16

Each day campers have a horsemanship session which covers proper care of the horse as well mounted instruction (weather permitting). Games on horseback: everything from musical stalls to obstacle courses. Campers will participate in numerous horse related activities throughout the week.

Register now

phone: 586-739-8622

cost: $395


 

July 17-21

9am - 3pm

Summer Horsemanship School

Location: Windermere Equestrian Center
Clinton Township

Ages: Ages 8+

Each day is split between a minimum of one mounted lesson and a second lesson, or mounted game and ground lessons. Every day is all about horses. Favorite activities include, but are not limited to: grooming, feeding, bathing, clipping, braiding, lunging, and basic first-aid care.

Register now

phone: 586-465-2170

cost: $450

Week of July 24th

 

July 24-28

8am - 6pm

Travel Around the World!

Location: Boys & Girls Clubs - Washington Twp.

Ages: Ages 6-14

Take an around-the-world adventure through games and activities. Explore different ways to travel and interesting places to visit.

Register now

phone: 586-277-1208

cost: $100


 

July 24 - 28

7am - 6pm

Chesterfield Summer Camp Week 7

Location: Chesterfield Township

Ages: Ages 5-12

Camp includes field trips, crafts and daily activity supplies. Summer camp participants receive one complimentary T-shirt to be worn on trip days and at Brandenburg Park. Campers must bring their own lunch and snacks each day.

Register now

cost: $120


 

July 24-28

9am - 4pm K: 1pm-4pm

Zookeeper camps

Location: The Detroit Zoo - Royal Oak

Ages: Grades K-6

A variety of incredible activities are in store during the summer break at the wildest place in town. Spaces are limited and go quickly! Children must be registered for camp levels corresponding to the school grade they will enter in fall 2017

Register now

cost: $140-$270


 

July 24-26

8am - 3pm

Macomb Criminal Justice camp

Location: OU Anton/Frankel Center (Mt. Clemens, Mich.)

Ages: Grades 9-12

Learn what to expect in the field from criminal justice professionals, including speakers from the Coast Guard and Border Patrol. Includes field trips to the Macomb County Sheriff Department and Macomb County Courthouse.

Register now

cost: $130


 

July 24-28

9am - 4pm

Disney Camp

Location: Macomb YMCA

Ages: Ages 3-14

We are on a fast pass through the entire magical world of Disney! With Disney themed activities each day, we are bringing the magic to camp all week. Before/after care at no additional cost.

Register now

cost: $200 (discount for members)


 

July 24-28

9am - 3pm

Writing The Future

Location: Macomb Community College - Center Campus

Ages: Ages 14+

Work with published, professional writers to expand your career knowledge and abilities like writing poetry, writing for money (grants, scholarships), and writing for social media. This fun seminar teaches attendees about the expected steps and strategies

Register now

phone: 586-498-4008

cost: $90


 

July 24-28

Mon -Thurs: 9:30am-3:00pm
Fri: 9:30am-1:00pm

Springbrook Equestrian camp

Location: Sterling Heights

Ages: Ages 7-16

Each day campers have a horsemanship session which covers proper care of the horse as well mounted instruction (weather permitting). Games on horseback: everything from musical stalls to obstacle courses. Campers will participate in numerous horse related activities throughout the week.

Register now

phone: 586-739-8622

cost: $395


 

July 24-28

9am - 3pm

Summer Horsemanship School

Location: Windermere Equestrian Center
Clinton Township

Ages: Ages 8+

Each day is split between a minimum of one mounted lesson and a second lesson, or mounted game and ground lessons. Every day is all about horses. Favorite activities include, but are not limited to: grooming, feeding, bathing, clipping, braiding, lunging, and basic first-aid care.

Register now

phone: 586-465-2170

cost: $450


 

July 25-27

9am - 3pm

Farmers Camp

Location: Wolcott Mill Farm Center - Ray, MI

Ages: Grades 1-8

This camp will offer children the opportunity to work, learn, and have fun on a working farm. Activities vary for ages, but may include a scavenger hunt, hike, candle dipping, felting, games, helping maintain the farm’s garden, crafts, of course doing th

Register now

phone: 586-752-5932

cost: $95


 

July 30-August 5

 

4-H Great Lakes and Natural Resources Camp

Location: Camp Chickagama - Alpena

Ages: Ages 13-15

Young teens have fun and amazing outdoor hands-on learning experiences as they go charter fishing, snorkeling, sailing, hike through forests, wade through wetlands, explore dunes and more! This really fun MSU pre-college program could be the highlight of

Register now

phone: 517-432-2963

cost: $375


 

July 30-August 5

Start/end time varies during this workshop

Show Choir

Location: Macomb Center for the Performing Arts Clinton Township

Ages: Grades 7-12

students will have the opportunity to learn about vocal technique, song interpretation and dance from top-rated professional choreographers and vocal coaches. Students will also have an opportunity to audition for solos in the spectacular production perfo

Register now

cost: $230

Week of July 31st

 

July 31-August 5

7am - 6pm

Chesterfield Summer Camp Week 8

Location: Chesterfield Township

Ages: Ages 5-12

Camp includes field trips, crafts and daily activity supplies. Summer camp participants receive one complimentary T-shirt to be worn on trip days and at Brandenburg Park. Campers must bring their own lunch and snacks each day.

Register now

cost: $120


 

July 31-August 4

9am - 4pm

Zookeeper camps

Location: The Detroit Zoo - Royal Oak

Ages: Grades 1-6

A variety of incredible activities are in store during the summer break at the wildest place in town. Spaces are limited and go quickly! Children must be registered for camp levels corresponding to the school grade they will enter in fall 2017.

Register now

cost: $140-$270


 

July 31-August 4

8am - 3pm

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Location: OU Anton/Frankel Center (Mt. Clemens, Mich.)

Ages: Grades 9-12

Dive in and start exploring career fields in engineering, computer science, criminal justice, social work, business, medical fields, psychology, education and much more.

Register now

cost: $165


 

July 31-August 4

9am - 3pm

Minecraft camp

Location: The Robot Garage - Grosse Pointe

Ages: Grades 1-9

Campers focus on the virtual world (programming, playing), the physical world (Building, engineering, Design), & exploring the bridge between. Creativity, gaming, and problem solving are integrated here.

Register now

cost: $385


 

July 31-August 4

9am - 4pm

Science camp

Location: Macomb YMCA

Ages: Ages 3-14

Science is all about exploration. Design experiments with friends and build hands-on projects while diving deep into your curious mind. Before/after care at no additional cost.

Register now

cost: $200 (discount for members)


 

July 31-August 4

8am - 6pm

Health & Safety Week!

Location: Boys & Girls Clubs - Washington Twp.

Ages: Ages 6-14

Learn vital health and safety tips from local fire departments, sheriff deputies and other health professionals.

Register now

phone: 586-277-1208

cost: $100


 

July 31 - August 11

9am - 4pm

North Star Junior Sailing

Location: Harrison Twp., MI

Ages: Ages 9-17

This class is designed for kids who have limited to no experience sailing. Topics will include: water safety, parts of a sailboat, rigging a sailboat, basic knot tying, wind propulsion, and basic sailing from point A to point B.

Register now

cost: $445


 

July 31 - August 4

Mon -Thurs: 9:30am-3:00pm
Fri: 9:30am-1:00pm

Springbrook Equestrian camp

Location: Sterling Heights

Ages: Ages 7-16

Each day campers have a horsemanship session which covers proper care of the horse as well mounted instruction (weather permitting). Games on horseback: everything from musical stalls to obstacle courses. Campers will participate in numerous horse related activities throughout the week.

Register now

phone: 586-739-8622

cost: $395

Week of August 7th

 

August 7-10

9am - 3pm

Earn as you learnExperience

Location: Macomb Community College - South Campus

Ages: Ages 14+

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be an apprentice? This interactive workshop explains what an apprentice does and explores apprenticeships in building construction, machining, mechatronics and welding.

Register now

phone: 586-498-4008

cost: Apprenticeship -$25


 

August 7-11

8am - 6pm

Animal Week

Location: Boys & Girls Clubs - Washington Twp.

Ages: Ages 6-14

It’s all about animals this week with facts, crafts and animal themed activities!

Register now

phone: 586-277-1208

cost: $100


 

August 7-11

9am - 4pm K: 1pm-4pm

Zookeeper camps

Location: The Detroit Zoo - Royal Oak

Ages: Grades K-6

A variety of incredible activities are in store during the summer break at the wildest place in town. Spaces are limited and go quickly! Children must be registered for camp levels corresponding to the school grade they will enter in fall 2017

Register now

cost: $140-$270


 

August 7-11

9am - 4pm

Pirate camp

Location: Macomb YMCA

Ages: Ages 3-14

Arrg Matey! Can you help us find the lost treasure? This week will be spent on the high seas with your favorite Pirate friends. Before/after care at no additional cost.

Register now

cost: $200 (discount for members)


 

August 7-11

10am-4pm

TGA Premier Sports Golf Camp

Location: Ramler Golf Course - Sterling Heights

Ages: Ages PK-8th

With a low camper to instructor ratio, group pairings by age & skill, TGA camps provide lots of individual attention & proper instruction for your child.

Register now

cost: $399


 

August 7-11

7am - 6pm

Chesterfield Summer Camp Week 9

Location: Chesterfield Township

Ages: Ages 5-12

Camp includes field trips, crafts and daily activity supplies. Summer camp participants receive one complimentary T-shirt to be worn on trip days and at Brandenburg Park. Campers must bring their own lunch and snacks each day.

Register now

cost: $120


 

August 7-11

Mon -Thurs: 9:30am-3:00pm
Fri: 9:30am-1:00pm

Springbrook Equestrian camp

Location: Sterling Heights

Ages: Ages 7-16

Each day campers have a horsemanship session which covers proper care of the horse as well mounted instruction (weather permitting). Games on horseback: everything from musical stalls to obstacle courses. Campers will participate in numerous horse related activities throughout the week.

Register now

phone: 586-739-8622

cost: $395

Week of August 14th

 

August 14-18

9am - 4pm K: 1pm-4pm

Zookeeper camps

Location: The Detroit Zoo - Royal Oak

Ages: Grades K-6

A variety of incredible activities are in store during the summer break at the wildest place in town. Spaces are limited and go quickly! Children must be registered for camp levels corresponding to the school grade they will enter in fall 2017

Register now

cost: $140-$270


 

August 14-18

9am - 4pm

International camp

Location: Macomb YMCA

Ages: Ages 3-14

Grab your passports as we travel around the globe to visit different cultures/countries through games, music, foods and crafts. Before/after care at no additional cost.

Register now

cost: $200 (discount for members)


 

August 14-18

6th-8th: 9am-12pm 9th-12th: 1pm-4pm

Flute Camp

Location: Macomb Center for the Performing Arts Clinton Township

Ages: Grades 6-12

Designed for the serious middle school and high school flutist, this workshop focuses on a variety of musical topics; proper breathing, embouchure, productive warm up and practice techniques as well as repertoire and study materials.

Register now

cost: $130


 

August 14-18

6th/7th: 9am-12pm 8th/9th: 1pm-4pm

Clarinet workshop

Location: Macomb Center for the Performing Arts Clinton Township

Ages: Grades 6-9

Some of the topics of this workshop include breathing techniques, tone production, articulation, hand position, intonation, reed adjustment, equipment, practice techniques, and other related information to enhance the serious clarinetist's education.

Register now

cost: $130


 

August 14-18

7am - 6pm

Chesterfield Summer Camp Week 10

Location: Chesterfield Township

Ages: Ages 5-12

Camp includes field trips, crafts and daily activity supplies. Summer camp participants receive one complimentary T-shirt to be worn on trip days and at Brandenburg Park. Campers must bring their own lunch and snacks each day.

Register now

cost: $120


 

August 14-18

8am - 6pm

Carnival Week

Location: Boys & Girls Clubs - Washington Twp.

Ages: Ages 6-14

Wrap-up a fun summer with carnival games, treats and other fun activities. Free BBQ Friday!

Register now

phone: 586-277-1208

cost: $100


 

August 14-18

Mon -Thurs: 9:30am-3:00pm
Fri: 9:30am-1:00pm

Springbrook Equestrian camp

Location: Sterling Heights

Ages: Ages 7-16

Each day campers have a horsemanship session which covers proper care of the horse as well mounted instruction (weather permitting). Games on horseback: everything from musical stalls to obstacle courses. Campers will participate in numerous horse related activities throughout the week.

Register now

phone: 586-739-8622

cost: $395

Week of August 21st

 

August 21-25

7am - 6pm

Chesterfield Summer Camp Week 11

Location: Chesterfield Township

Ages: Ages 5-12

Camp includes field trips, crafts and daily activity supplies. Summer camp participants receive one complimentary T-shirt to be worn on trip days and at Brandenburg Park. Campers must bring their own lunch and snacks each day.

Register now

cost: $120


 

August 21-25

9am - 4pm

Superhero camp

Location: Macomb YMCA

Ages: Ages 3-14

There is no place better than camp to practice your superhero powers! Together with our super camp staff, you will do extraordinary things. Before/after care at no additional cost.

Register now

cost: $200 (discount for members)


 

August 21 - 25

9am -3pm

Robot Discovery

Location: The Robot Garage - Grosse Pointe

Ages: Grades 9-12

This camp is back for it's third year with all new projects and focuses on robotics and programming using LEGO Mindstorms, WeDo, bricks, Arduino, and other materials.

Register now

cost: $385


 

August 21-25

10am-4pm

TGA Premier Sports Golf Camp

Location: Ramler Golf Course - Sterling Heights

Ages: Ages PK-8th

With a low camper to instructor ratio, group pairings by age & skill, TGA camps provide lots of individual attention & proper instruction for your child.

Register now

cost: $399


 

August 21-25

9am-noon

Children’s Chorus

Location: Macomb Center for the Performing Arts Clinton Township

Ages: Grades 2-9

Through music, singers in grades 2-9 are challenged and encouraged to reach a level of excellence while developing music skills, building confidence, discipline, self-esteem and an understanding and love of the art of music.

Register now

cost: $75


 

August 21-25

Mon -Thurs: 9:30am-3:00pm
Fri: 9:30am-1:00pm

Springbrook Equestrian camp

Location: Sterling Heights

Ages: Ages 7-16

Each day campers have a horsemanship session which covers proper care of the horse as well mounted instruction (weather permitting). Games on horseback: everything from musical stalls to obstacle courses. Campers will participate in numerous horse related activities throughout the week.

Register now

phone: 586-739-8622

cost: $395

Week of August 28th

 

August 28 - Sept. 1

9am-3pm

Minecraft camp

Location: The Robot Garage - Grosse Pointe

Ages: Grades 1-9

Campers focus on the virtual world (programming, playing), the physical world (Building, engineering, Design), & exploring the bridge between. Creativity, gaming, and problem solving are integrated here.

Register now

cost: $385


 

August 28 - Sept. 1

9am - 4pm

Spirit camp

Location: Macomb YMCA

Ages: Ages 3-14

We’ve got spirit yes we do! No sad faces allowed this week as the crazy socks, goofy hats and other wild things come out as we show our spirit to one and all. Before/after care at no additional cost.

Register now

cost: $200 (discount for members)

Is your child ready for a taste of life away from home?  Research shows that overnight camp can help to increase a child’s confidence, self-esteem, social skills, independence, leadership qualities, adventurousness, and positive connections to nature. Staffed by trained and qualified staff, camp is a place where camaraderie and lifelong memories are made.

Interested in learning more?  Visit the American Camping Association to search for accredited camps in Michigan and beyond. 

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Summer fun in Macomb starts
By: Macomb County Planning and Economic Development
summer camp
If there’s one thing about Macomb County that’s clear, it is we know how to do summer fun here. Everything from concerts at Freedom Hill to boating opportunities on Lake St. Clair to outdoor adventures at Lake St. Clair Metropark, Macomb County has it.

 

Your local Parks and Recreation departments provide activities throughout the year including: preschool day camps, aerobics, bowling, athletic camps, swimming, concerts, tennis, etc. Activities vary. Visit the website for your local Parks and Recreation Department for their brochure:

(586) 949-0400 ext. 4

(586) 286-9336

(586) 757-1610

(586) 294-0450

(586) 466-1406

(586) 725-0291

(586) 727-3064 ext.105

(586) 445-5480

(586) 752-6543

(586) 731-0300

(586) 445-5350

(586) 446-2700

(586) 268-8400