For The Kids: Summer Camps, Programs And More


Detriot

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 EventsMore 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..

Camp Nissokone

YMCA Camp Nissokone (6836 F41, Oscoda, MI 48750, 248-887-4533, www.ymcadetroit.org/nissokone)

YMCA Camp Nissokone is located on 170 acres of spectacular lakefront in Oscoda, Michigan near Lake Huron. Nissokone hosts one, two and three week-long summer Overnight Camps for youth and teens and is surrounded by 1,000 acres of national forest. Transportation available weekkly from Birmingham & Livonia MI. Nissokone is best known for it’s sailing, horseback riding and Teen Leadership Development (Wi-LD) programs. Nissokone was featured in Outside as a Top 10 camp in the US for Outdoor AdventureMore info

Camp Ohiyesa

YMCA Camp Ohiyesa (7300 Hickory Ridge Road, Holly, MI 48442, 248-887-4533, www.ymcadetroit.org/ohiyesa)

Summer camp programs take place on Ohiyesa’s beautiful facility, encompassing 300 acres of lake, woods and fields in northwest Oakland County. Transportation is available daily from Novi, Birmingham, Brighton, White Lake, Milford and Farmington. Choose day camp programs or Overnight Camps for kids in 3rd grade and up. Camp Ohiyesa features ziplining, archery, a ropes course, swimming, canoeing, sports courts, a farm, Campfire Circle, arts and crafts, 15 enclosed cabins with bunk beds and more! More info

Camp Westminster Summer Camps

Camp Westminster on Higgins Lake (116 Westminster Drive, Roscommon, MI 48653, 313-341-8969,www.campwestminster.com)

Camp Westminster Summer Camps on Higgins Lake – 1 and 2 week overnight summer camps for kids ages 7-17 with exciting weekly themes, plenty of outdoor fun, traditional camp activities, and more. your child will try new and challenging activities, gain confidence, make real connections with new friends (and positive role-models), and grow in their faith in a safe and encouraging community. Camp Westminster offers tiered pricing.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..

Girl Scouts Heart of Michigan Summer Camps

Camp Linden / Camp Merrie Woode / Camp O’ the Hills (1-800-497-2688,girlscoutcamp.org, email helpdesk@gshom.org)

You don’t have to be a Girl Scout to enjoy Girl Scouts Heart of Michigan Summer Camps. With four camp properties located throughout the state and two incredible overnight camps, Girl Scouts Heart of Michigan offers lots of options for any girl. Overnight camps, 3-day Mini Camps, Travel Camps, Horse Camps, for girls grades 1 through grade 12.More info

Michigan Youth Bridge Camp at YMCA Camp Copneconic

Michigan Youth Bridge Camp (www.district12bridge.org, 248-760-1818) at Camp Copneconic (10407 N Fenton Road, Fenton, MI 48430, 810-629-9622,campcopneconic.org)

A seven-day summer sleepover camp scheduled from July 5-11 for youth ages 11-16. Bridge classes are divided into Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced groups, with instruction tailored to every level of bridge knowledge. Campers also participate in traditional summer camp activities, including water sports, ropes courses, archery, ziplining, volleyball, nature walks, team games and more on the 700 acres at Camp Copneconic in Fenton.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..

MSU GATE (Gifted and Talented Education) Summer Programs

Michigan State University Kellogg Center (219 S Harrison Rd, Room 8, East Lansing, MI 48824, 517-432-2129,www.gifted.msu.edu)

4 SUMMER PROGRAMS geared towards academically gifted students currently in elementary, middle, and high school. The programs are for students currently in grades 2-11. Students work side-by-side with MSU students, faculty, and professionals to advance their interest and knowledge in specific fields of study. Each program is designed to foster an interest in STEM & STEAM fields!More info

Summer Camps Metro Detroit 2020 – Camps for Children with Special Needs

Camp Kodiak Summer Camp

Camp Kodiak (200 Kodiak Road, McKellar, Ontario P0G 1C0, Canada, 877-569-7595,www.campkodiak.com)

Integrated overnight summer camp opportunities for kids & teens (6-18) years old diagnosed with ADHD, learning disabilities, or high-functioning ASD (formerly diagnosed as Asperger Syndrome) located in beautiful Parry Sound, Ontario. Campers come from all over Canada, the US and from overseas. Approximately 10% of campers are neuro-typical, mainstream campers without any identified disability. Choose from 3-week, 2-week, or 7-week packages.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

Children Sunday School

Sight Words Through Story Time With Grandma Joy

One-Time Class

Students will learn early elementary sight words and reading comprehension through read alouds with Grandma Joy. Ideal for introduction to new words, reinforcement of sight words and an enlightenment to struggling readers.