There are A LOT of camp options and it’s great to find cool, creative activities for kids to do when school is out but often, we need cool, creative AND convenient. So here are the best camps for busy schedules and long days.

The YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit

The YMCA has multiple locations and hours of operation run from 7am to 6pm.

  • Birmingham – 400 E. Lincoln St
  • Detroit – 1401 Broadway
  • Farmington – 28100 Farmington Rd
  • Holly – 7300 Hickory Ridge Road
  • Milford – 300 Family Drive
  • Mount Clemens – 10 North River Road
  • Royal Oak – 1016 W. 11 Mile Road
  • Southgate – 16777 Northline Rd


Champion has multiple locations, da rates and the hours of operation run from 6:30am to 6pm.

  • Brownstown – 144373 W. Gibraltar Rd
  • Garden City – 28351 Marquette St
  • Southfield – 27225 Evergreen Rd
  • Southfield – 17050 Dorset Ave
  • Wayne – 34530 W Michigan Ave
  • Westland – 38501 Palmer Rd
  • Westland – 500 N Wildwood St

Eagle Creek Academy

Eagle Creek hosts camp for kids as young as 3 years old and care is available from 8am to 6pm.

  • Lake Orion – 3739 Kern Rd

Real Life Day Camp & Farm

Canton’s Real Life Day Camp and Farm hosts camp for kids ages 5 to 14 and the hours of operation are 7am to 6pm.

  • Canton – 48700 Geddes Rd

Maple Tree Montessori

The Montessori full day camp runs from 7am to 6pm. Part-time care is also available.

  • Brighton – 2944 S. Old U.S. Highway 23

Franklin Athletic Club

Frankin Athletic Club offers single day and full week care. Hours of operation from from 7:30am to 6pm.

  • Southfield – 29350 Northwestern Hwy

Robot Garage

The Robot Garage hosts themed weekly camps that have before and after care from 8am to 6pm.

  • Birmingham – 637 S. Eton St.
  • Rochester Hills – 1659 W Hamlin Rd Ste F

Find more camp options in our CAMP Magazine! Every listing is a live link that will take you directly to the camp host.

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