When your kids don’t have school, but you have to work  – summer camps become a necessity! From sleep away camps to specialty camps (sports, music, dance, theatre, etc.), LittleGuide Detroit’s CAMP Magazine has all the information you need – with live links for every mention (click the camp and be directed to their website) to make plans for your kids.  

Find 100+ summer camp destinations listed by specialty and city by city in the magazine above.

Below are a selection of featured LittleGuide Detroit camps that we know you and your littles will love.

The YMCA Day Camp

Birmingham / Detroit / Farmington / Macomb / Milford / Plymouth / Royal Oak / Southgate 

At Y Summer Day Camp, kids make new friends, accomplish goals and learn new skills, and experience belonging in a way that only the Y can provide. Every new experience comes with a chance to learn and grow. At the Y, we strive to give every child and teen opportunities to test their own limits and explore their potential. Financial assistance may be provided to eligible families, based upon need and available donor support.

  • Cost: $205 per week
  • Ages: 5 to 12

Classroom Antics

Auburn Hills / Clarkston / Northville / Royal Oak / Troy / Walled Lake / West Bloomfield

Classroom Antics offers multiple weeks of exciting STEM-focused summer camps throughout the Detroit, Michigan, and Oakland County areas for kids and teens ages 7-13. These camps are designed both for beginners who want to get started with their STEM learning and those who want to continue adding to their STEM skills.

  • Cost: $259 per week (half day)
  • Ages: 7 to 13

Franklin Athletic Club


Franklin Athletic Club is known for the wide variety of day camps they offer throughout the summer! From Fun & Game, Tennis, Basketball (including Pistons & Nike camps), to specialty camps, Swim, Tiny Tot Toddler Camps and more – there’s a camp for every interest and activity. Because families are busy and flexibility is important, FAC Camps make it convenient for families with walk-in camps, as well as daily and weekly options as well.

  • Cost: $260 – $320 per week
  • Ages: 3 to 15

Huron-Clinton Metroparks

Dexter / Harrison /  Milford / Shelby Township / White Lake 

The Metroparks have locations in five counties all across Southeast Michigan and their summer camp themes range from Rocket Science Camp and Nature Art, to Things with Wings and the very popular Farm Camps.

  • Cost: $45 – $100 per week
  • Ages: 4 to 15


Novi / Troy

iCode Computer Science Camps deliver unprecedented creative exploration into core STEAM skills over weeklong experiences. The energy is high as children gain soft and hard skills in our proprietary Computer Science Camps. There is no better way to discover or gain a passion for STEAM education than to immerse themselves in a world of coding, robotics, drones, and design.

  • Cost: $275 – $450 per week
  • Ages: 7 to 18

Lincoln Hills Golf Course


Lincoln Hills Golf Course’s Jr Golf Program offers an opportunity for friendship, instruction, participation, competition, and a great deal of fun for kids.

  • Cost:
  • Ages: 6 to 16

Michigan Science Center


The Michigan Science Center offers an in-person camp experience for learners in grades 1-8 this summer. Each week will feature different activities designed around a central theme, with interactive activities designed to connect campers’ discoveries to current scientific research and progress.

  • Cost: $345 – $395 per week
  • Ages: 6 to 13

MSU Tollgate Farm


Camp at MSU Tollgate Farm is a fun and enriching opportunity to experience the natural world hands-on. With 160 acres of beautiful farm and forest to explore, the camp offers the best in farm and food, discovery science, and natural resource exploration.

  • Cost: $175 – $400 per week
  • Ages: 6 to 12

Red Piano Music Studio

Rochester Hills

Red Piano Music Studio offers creative, fun music lessons that inspire students to both learn and play during themed summer camps for kids and teens.

  • Cost: $150 – $440 per week
  • Ages: 6 to 15

Studio A Dance Camp

Birmingham / Walled Lake

At Studio A dancers will work on their dance skills and technique, as well as exploring their own creativity!  Dance camp is always a good time, from choosing different styles of dance classes each day, to arts and crafts, and even the opportunity to choreograph your own dances.

  • Cost: $200 per week
  • Ages: 3 to 13

Troy Gym


Troy Gym offers multiple indoor and outdoor activities for kids ages 3 to 12 during summer camp. Open play, ropes course, swimming and more – don’t miss out, space fills up quickly.

  • Cost: $35 – $70 per day/ $300 per week
  • Ages: 4 to 12

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