City of Ann Arbor day camps offer a safe and positive environment where children gain confidence and learn new skills while enjoying fun-filled days outside exploring our beautiful parks. Visit the camp links to discover the unique programming offered at each camp site.
Argo River Camp
1055 Longshore Drive | 734.794.6241
Friends and fun on the coolest river around! Join us as we journey out each day paddling our boats down different sections of the beautiful Huron River. Our many explorations include kayaking, canoeing, stand up paddleboarding, tubing, rafting, fishing, geocaching, disc golf and a bonfire lunch. Argo River Camp is based out of a cabin and pavilion at the Argo Livery.
Argo River Camp – Completed 6th-8th Grades:
June 19-23, June 26-30, July 3-7 (4 days), July 17-21, July 24-28, Jul 31-Aug 4, Aug 7-11, Aug 14-18, Aug 21-25
Argo River Camp Just for Girls – Completed 6th/7th/8th Grades:
Camp Hours: MON-FRI, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Camp Fees: resident $225; nonresident $275
To register: online registration
Buhr Park Day Camp
2751 Packard Road | 734.794.6234 | a2gov.org/buhr
From animals and world travel to Hogwarts and Disney, an adventure awaits each week for children ages 5-12. Our certified staff will lead a day filled with themed activities and swimming in Buhr Park Outdoor Pool. Campers will enjoy traditional camp games, sports, and crafts that are tailored to fit each week’s individual theme. Campers will also enjoy swimming outside as well as learn about the animals and lifestyles of early settlers by visiting Cobblestone Farm. Our staff are certified in First Aid and CPR. Please enjoy a $20 per week discount if you register by April 30.
Camp Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Camp Fee: $190 resident per week; $230 nonresident per week. Week of July 4, $130 residents; $165 nonresident
Extended Camp Hours: Monday-Friday, 7:30-8:30 a.m. and 4:30-6 p.m.
Extended Hours Fee: $50
June 19-23 Under the Sea Week
June 26-30 Hollywood Week
July 3-7 Around the World Week
July 10-14 Lego Week
July 17-21 Hogwarts Week
July 24-28 Olympic Week
July 31-Aug 4 Disney Pixar Week
Aug 7-11 Mad Science Week
Aug 14-18 Star Wars Week
Aug 21-25 Dinosaur Week
Fuller Park Day Camp
1519 Fuller Road | 734.794.6236 | a2gov.org/fuller
Wild and Wacky Day Camp
This fun and unique day camp will offer campers the opportunity to go on adventures, try new exciting activities and have fun with new friends in and out of the water. This year, we have all new programs to make any camper’s summer the best ever! Each week, we will spend time exploring all the fun the pool, river and park has to offer. Campers will learn to log roll, raft down the river, enjoy water slide races, have fun in our bounce house, play a little water polo, traditional camp games, sports, crafts and even some basic swimming lessons. Enjoy a $20 per week discount if you register by April 30.
Our camp is licensed by the State of Michigan, and camp staff is well trained and excited to help your camper have their best summer yet! All staff are certified in First Aid and CPR, and many are lifeguards and swim instructors. We have something for every camper to love, so check our wet, wild and wacky weeks below, and join us for an awesome summer adventure.
July 31- Aug. 4, Animated Adventure’s Week
This week, campers will bring some of their favorite movies to life through games and activities. Build an Olaf from Frozen and take him on an adventure. Play games as only the Minions can, and create your own minion adventure. Live like the Little Mermaid for a day of tail swimming and underwater exploration. Live with “hakuna matata” as we play games only the wildest animals and lion cubs would like. On Monday, Wednesday and Friday, campers will experience fun swim lessons with one instructor for every five campers. Lessons will be separated by age and be 30 minutes long. On Tuesday, we will take our weekly river adventure. Throughout the week, we will spend our afternoons swimming in the pool. On Friday, we will have fun in our very own bounce house and end each week with some delicious s’mores!
Aug. 7-11, Wet and Wild Pirates Week
Ahoy! Join us for a week of treasure hunts, river races and hi-jinx on the high pool seas. Campers will enjoy building their own pint-size pirate ships and searching for underwater treasures. Our pirates will lead campers in our weekly swim lessons, river trips and log rolling.
Aug. 14-18, Wacky River Adventure Week
Raft down the river with new friends, explore the river’s edge and learn to fish this week. We will also be rafting or tubing down the Argo Cascades at Argo and playing at Island park. On Monday, Wednesday and Friday, campers will experience fun swim lessons with one instructor for every five campers. Lessons will be separated by age and be 30-minutes long. Each Friday will be packed full of swimming, bounce house fun, games and smores.
Aug. 21-26, Wild Sports Week
Join us as we explore new ways to play some classic games and sports like water baseball and lawn broomball. Unleash your creative athletic self, and try out a three-legged capture the flag game or blind beanbag toss. Try your hand at water polo, challenge your fellow camper to a duel on the log and improve your swimming skills with our weekly swim instruction. We are even open to suggestions. Come up with a wacky game or sport, and we will try it out at camp.
Aug. 28-Sept. 1, Wet and Wacky Hodgepodge Week
Finish out your summer with fun water games, rides down the waterslide, crafting fun and so much more! You don’t want your summer to end without a round of log rolling, river rafting or our swim lessons. On Monday, Wednesday and Friday, campers will experience fun swim lessons with one instructor for every five campers. Lessons will be separated by age and be 30-minutes long. End your summer with a bang at our fun and wacky summer camp.
Gallup River Camp
3000 Fuller Road | 734.794.6240
Explore the Huron River with boats and fishing for a week filled with learning, adventure, and fun! Experience perfect summer days as we kayak, canoe, paddleboat, fish, cookout, art, and play in wonderful Gallup Park. Campers will have a blast outside while gaining valuable boating and fishing skills paddling the pond and beyond. All ages have fun swimming at the pool and rafting or kayaking the cascades.
Gallup River Camp Explore - Completed 1st-5th Grades:
June 19-23, July 3-7 (4 days), July 17-21, Jul 31-Aug 4, Aug 14-18, Aug 28-Sept 1
Gallup River Camp Adventure – Completed 3rd/4th/5th Grades:
June 26-30, July 10-14, July 24-28, Aug 7-11, Aug 21-25
Camp Hours: MON-FRI, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Camp Fees: $225, resident; $275, nonresident.
Extended Camp Hours and Fees: 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. & 4:30 to 6 p.m.; $50, resident; $60, nonresident
To register: online registration
Huron Hills Junior Golf Camp
3465, E. Huron River Dr. | 734.794.6246 | a2golf.org
Huron Hills Golf Course will offer junior golf camps for boys and girls ages 8-15 years old. Young golfers of all abilities will have fun learning the game of golf, including the fundamentals and sportsmanship. This camp is great for beginner and intermediate junior golfers. Camp is two hours daily, Monday through Thursday, for two weeks. Fee: $125/camp. Juniors will receive a golf program t-shirt, a Miles of Golf range card, a free round of golf at HHGC, and a merchandise coupon for 20 percent off in our pro shop.
June 19-29 | July 10-20 | July 24-Aug. 3*
Camp times: Monday-Thursday, 8:15-10:15 a.m., 11 a.m.-1 p.m., and 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Aug. 7-17 | Aug. 21-31**
Camp times: Monday-Thursday, 8:15-10:15 a.m., or 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
*Please note, during the July 24-Aug. 3 camp, there will be no instruction on Aug. 3. This will be the first day of the Herb Fowler Junior Golf Tournament. Campers can either participate in the Herb Fowler at a discounted fee or receive a free golf certificate to make up for the class.
**Please note that due to instructor’s availability, the Aug. 21.-Aug. 31 camp will be focused more on course play and on course instruction. Campers for this session should be fairly independent and have a good sense of course rules and etiquette.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more camp information.
Leslie Science & Nature Center Day Camp
1831 Traver Road | 734.997.1553 | lesliesnc.org
This summer, experience adventure in the great outdoors by hiking, conducting science experiments, and visiting LSNC's resident raptors and critters. Create art, make music, and enjoy the summer sunshine. Every day has opportunities to learn new skills like fire-building and make new friends as you hike the trails, play scatter ball, or search for creatures in Black Pond.
Each week of camp includes sessions for campers who've completed Kindergarten through 5th grade. Campers who have completed 2nd and 3rd grade enjoy an off-site field trip and nearly every 4th and 5th grade camp has a field trip and an on-site overnight. Every week, LSNC is offering an optional extended day session called Camp Cool Down, to support working families and campers who want to stay outside just a little bit longer.
Read session descriptions and register on our website,
or call 734.997.1553 for more information. The same camp forms are used at all City of Ann Arbor camps (except LSNC, which has separate forms on its website). Please mail or bring both of these forms to each camp your child attends.
LSNC has discounted summer camp rates for members! Visit www.lesliesnc.org/membership.
The same camp forms are used at all City of Ann Arbor camps. Please mail or bring both of these forms to each camp your child attends.