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​​​​​​​​​Fun and Instructional River Based Programs

  • Argo and Gallup River Camps and River Kids have been cancelled for the 2020 season amid COVID-19. 
  • To register for a ​2020 Spring/Summer program visit online website
  • To view the guide visit 2020 Activity Guide.pdf​.​
  • For river program questions please call the Gallup office 734.794.6240. ​

​River Programs

Night Paddles - CANCELLED due to COVID-19

2020 River Camps - CANCELLED

Our popular river camps teach kids how to explore and love their natural world all from the seat of a boat!​​The river camps are licensed by the State and we have experienced instructors that understand the safety of on-water activities while balancing the importance of outdoor fun and adventure.  As the river theme and activities repeat throughout the summer, we recommend that participants register for no more than two weeks of camp each summer. 

If you need to cancel your child's registration, please note that the following refund policy applies to all day camp registrations: Refunds must be requested by email csaam@a2gov.org and are subject to a $10.00 service fee. If a refund request is made 46 days or more prior to the start of your day camp session 100% of your class fee will be refunded, 30 to 45 days prior 50% of your class fee will be refunded, 15-29 days prior 25% of your class fee will be refunded, 14 days prior 0% will be refunded. If necessary, full refunds will be issued due to COVID-19 precautions.  

Gallup River Camp: Completed 2nd-5th Grades

18 Gallup Canoe Park 2010.jpgExplore 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, raft, tube, stand up paddle board, fish, and play in our wonderful river parks.  On Wednesdays we go for a swim in Fuller Pool. Gallup campers paddle boats up and down the river learning new skills and enjoying the great outdoors. The Gallup River Camp is based out of the Gallup Park Meeting Room adjacent to the Gallup Park Livery.

Camp Fees:  resident, $260; nonresident, $320

Camp Hours: Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Extended Camp: 7:30-8:30 a.m. and 4:30-6 p.m.; $55

Gallup River Camp - Completed 2nd-5th Grades: June 15-19, June 22-26, June 29-July 2 (no camp July 3), July 6-10, July 13-17, July 20-24, July 27-31, August 3-7, August 10-14, August 17-21, August 24-28

Argo River Camp: Completed 6th-8th Grades

14 Argo Canoe Livery 2010.jpgFriends 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 paddle boarding, tubing, rafting, fishing, geocaching, disc golf and a bonfire lunch. Argo River Camp is based out of a cabin and pavilion at Argo Park.

Camp Fees: resident $260; nonresident $320

Camp Hours: Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Argo River Camp – Completed 6th-8th Grades: ​June 15-19, June 22-26, June 29-July 2 (no camp July 3), July 13-17, July 20-24, July 27-31, August 3-7, August 10-14, August 17-21

​​Argo River Camp Just for Girls - Completed 6th-8th Grades: ​July 6-10

River Kids – Gallup Park for Ages 2-7 - CANCELLED

26 Gallup Canoe Park 2010.jpgFun river programs for children ages 2-7 years w/caregiver.   Each week you and your little one(s) will explore the river world by paddling a kayak, canoe or paddleboat on Gallup Pond. The children will experience the thrill of catching fish off the dock and discovering our river critters with boats, stories, art and play.Each session is once per week for four weeks. Preregistration is required. Resident, $70; nonresident, $84 per child/month.​

May River Kid Sessions:

Wednesdays, May 6, 13, 20, 27 from 5:30-7 p.m. - Cancelled

Thursdays, May 7, 14, 21, 28 from 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

June River Kids Sessions:

Mondays, June 1, 8, 15, 22 from 6-7:30 p.m.

Wednesdays, June 3, 10, 17, 24 from 6-7:30 p.m.

Thursdays, June 4, 11, 18, 25 from 10-11:30 a.m.

July River Kid Sessions:

Mondays, July 6, 13, 20, 27 from 6-7:30 p.m.

Wednesdays, July 8, 15, 22, 29 from 6-7:30 p.m.

Thursdays, July 9, 16, 23, 30 from 10-11:30 a.m.

August River Kid Sessions:

Mondays, August 3, 10, 17, 24 from 6-7:30 p.m.

Wednesdays, August 5, 12, 19, 26 from 6-7:30 p.m.

Thursdays, August 6, 13, 20, 27 from 10-11:30 a.m.​​



Gallup Park, 3000 Fuller Road, Ann Arbor, MI 734.794.6240 

Argo Park, 1055 Longshore Dr., Ann Arbor, MI 734.794.6241 

Cheryl Saam, Recreation Supervisor csaam@a2gov.org
May 29-Sept. 7:
Open every day, 9 a.m.-8 p.m.​