Summer Camp for Kids in the Lansing Area 2019

Summer is right around the corner and you know what that means – Summer Camp research season is here! It can be hard to keep them all straight with so many tabs open while we mill through the details. There are themes, multiple locations, overnight and day camps, scholarships available and the list goes on.

To help make it easier and fun for families to choose we’ve got the scoop on summer camp options for 2019! Read on to find our huge list of Greater Lansing summer camp options.

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Plan Ahead for Summer Camp in the Greater Lansing Area

Here is Lansing Family Fun’s list of fabulous Summer Camp options. The only thing you’ll have to do is choose! Many summer camps fill up fast so plan to register asap if you see one that you want to get your kids into for Summer Camp of 2019. Waiting lists and scholarships are available in some cases.

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Lansing Parks and Rec KIDS CAMP 2019

Experience Lansing with 8 different weekly camps of non-stop fun, with 5 convenient locations across Lansing to choose from. Weekly field trips, a field trip shirt, daily breakfast, and lunch are included in the price of camp.

Our fun themes this year include Boredom Busters, Leggo My Eggo, Oopy Gloopy and a Little Loopy, Party in the USA, Summer Spooktacular, and more! From sports, arts and crafts, team building, special guests, the list goes on!

Join us at the Kids Camp Open House on Thursday, June 13th from 6-8PM at Gier.

Contact Info:
Lansing Parks and Recreation Summer Kids Camp
(517) 483-4277
*5 different sites to choose from*
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Calling all school-agers, join us for an exciting summer of exploring and fantastic fun at Gilden Woods and AppleTree Summer Explorers Camp! Take weekly field trips, play games, create art projects, and make lots of friends. Healthy breakfast, lunch, and snack are included daily. Enroll Today!

Summer is the perfect time to get outdoors and discover the wonders of nature! Fenner’s “Go Wild Day Camp” blends exciting games, art, scientific inquiry, and lots of outdoor discovery in ways that will inspire naturalists of all ages!

2019 camp sessions will run from June 17-August 16. Half-day preschool camps are open to children ages 4-5 and run from 9am-12pm. Full day camps, from 9am-4pm, are open to children who have completed Kindergarten through 8th grade. Registration begins on March 1st for Fenner Conservancy members. Registration for non-members begins April 1st.

Scholarships are available for those who demonstrate need.

Contact Info:
Fenner Nature Center,
517-483-4224, info@mynaturecenter.org
2020 E Mount Hope Ave, Lansing, MI 48910

Michigan State University Media Summer Camps are pre-college programs for high school students in media and technology topics including game design, 3D animation, and eSports. Each camp includes five full days of interactive and intensive instruction with MSU faculty and staff. Day camp and overnight options.

Contact Info:
Michigan State University Media Summer Camps
(517) 432-5192
404 Wilson Road Room 409,  East Lansing 48823

More Summer Camps:

Sports Summer Camps:

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Al!ve’s GROW, SOAR, ASCEND, RELISH, and PRESERVE camps are designed for ages 3-5 or 6-12 and run all summer long in 2019.

Contact Info:
517-541-5803
800 W Lawrence Ave, Charlotte, MI 48813

Aim High’s boys and girls Basketball Summer Camps run from June 17th through August 15th, 2019.

Contact Info:
(517) 319-1000
9410 Davis Hwy, Dimondale, MI 48821

City Life Lansing in partnership with the Lansing Parks and Rec hosts a FREE 4-day sports camp from 9 AM – 1 PM for ages K-5th grade and runs August 2019.

Contact Info:
(517) 292-6022
contact@citylifelansing.com
5825 Wise Rd, Lansing, MI 48911

District 5 summer camps are for all types of fitness levels and run from June 17th through August 22, 2019.

Contact Info:
517-220-6155

East Lansing Parks and Rec swimming, field trips, and craft themed summer camps run June through August 2019.

Contact Info:
(517) 319-6979

Lansing Sailing Club summer camp is for boys and girls in grades 5-12 with one week sessions available with camp dates running June – July 2019.

Contact Info:
juniorsailing@lansingsailing.org

The MAC’s multiple themed day camps are for ages 3-5 and 6-12 and run June 10 through August 30, 2019. 

Contact Info:
(517) 364-8888
2900 Hannah Blvd, East Lansing, MI 48823

Nike Tennis Camp offers opportunities for all skill levels. Camp dates run June 23-27, July 7-11, and July 14-18, 2019.

Contact Info:
(800) 645-3226
Address: 3571 E Mt. Hope, East Lansing, Michigan 48910

Uk International Soccer Inc. has several soccer groups for kids ages 4 – 18 during July and August in Lansing.

Contact:
information@uksoccer.com

Science, Nature, S.T.E.M and S.T.E.A.M. Summer Camps:

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Al!ve’s GROW, SOAR, ASCEND, RELISH, and PRESERVE camps are designed for ages 3-5 or 6-12 and run all summer long – 2019.

Contact Info:
517-541-5803
800 W Lawrence Ave, Charlotte, MI 48813

Birchfield Park offers all-day weekly camps serving ages 5-12. Exploring Nature Day Camps run June 10 through August 16, 2019.

Contact Info:
517-676-2233
881 Grovenburg Rd, Holt, MI 48842

Camp Invention is a STEM Education Program offered to boys and girls in preschool to high school in various locations across Lansing.

Contact Info:
(800) 968-4332
campinvention@invent.org

East Lansing Parks and Rec swimming, field trips, and craft themed summer camps run June through August 2019.

Contact Info:
(517) 319-6979

Summer is the perfect time to get outdoors and discover the wonders of nature! Fenner’s “Go Wild Day Camp” blends exciting games, art, scientific inquiry, and lots of outdoor discovery in ways that will inspire naturalists of all ages!

2019 camp sessions will run from June 17-August 16. Half-day preschool camps are open to children ages 4-5 and run from 9am-12pm. Full day camps, from 9am-4pm, are open to children who have completed Kindergarten through 8th grade. Registration begins on March 1st for Fenner Conservancy members. Registration for non-members begins April 1st.

Scholarships are available for those who demonstrate need.

Contact Info:
Fenner Nature Center,
517-483-4224, info@mynaturecenter.org
2020 E Mount Hope Ave, Lansing, MI 48910

Harris Nature Center offers day camps for ages 4 through 8th grade from June through August 2019.

Contact:
(517) 349-3866
hnc@meridian.mi.us

Impression 5 Summer LABS day camps are for ages 3 – 14 and run June – August 2019.

Contact Info:
517.485.8116
200 Museum Dr, Lansing, MI 48933

Information Technology Empowerment Center – ITEC “budding engineers” summer camps (3D Printing, Web Design, App design, and more) run multiple sessions throughout the summer with scholarships available.

Contact Info:
(517) 708-4394

LCC offers a wide variety of STEM or themed camp options are run throughout the year including summer.

Contact Info:

(517) 483-1415

MSU College of Engineering hosts the High School Engineering Institute (HSEI) summer camp through the months of June and July 2019.

Contact:
Apply

Potter Park Zoo Zookambi Summer Camps are for kids grades 1-7 or 8-12 and run from June 17 – August 16, 2019.

Contact Info:
(517) 342-2713 or (517) 342-2769
1301 S Pennsylvania Ave, Lansing, MI 48912

Their community building Woldumar Nature Center offers S.T.E.A.M themed day and weekly camp options running from June 24 through August 23, 2019.

Contact Info:
(517) 322-0030
5739 Old Lansing Rd Lansing, MI 48917-8503

Art Summer Camps:

Eli and Edyth Broad offer art-themed weekly day camps are for ages 6 – high school. Scholarships are available. Camp runs June – August 2019. 

Contact Info:
(517) 884-4800
547 E Circle Dr. East Lansing, MI 48824

Lansing Art Gallery’s Summer Art Camps are for blooming artists and run June 18 through  August 23, 2019.

Contact Info:
517 374 6400
119 N. Washington Sq. Lansing, MI 48933

MSU Media Summer Camp – College of Communication Arts and Sciences offers high school students topics including game design, 3D animation, and eSports during July 2019.

Contact:
Register

MSU Community Music School offers multiple music summer camp options for young kids through high school age from June through August 2019.

Contact Info:
(517) 355-7661
4930 Hagadorn Rd, East Lansing, MI 48823

REACH Art Studio offers multiple themed art Camps for ages 6-18 and run June 18 – August 17, 2019.

Contact Info:
1804 S. Washington Ave, Lansing 48910
517-999-3643

Sigh Studio of Music offers a  music lessons summer camp with two sessions for ages 6-10 from June 17 – June 20, 2019, and ages 4 – 7 from July 29 – August 1, 2019.

Contact Info:
Email

Tiny by Design Art & Whimsical Party offer summer camps and will list all options via their facebook page.

Contact:
517-233-1524
Contact@Tinkrlab.Com

Wharton Center theatre workshops and summer classes are available throught the summer.

Contact Info:
(517) 432-2000
750 E Shaw Ln, East Lansing, MI 48824

Themed Summer Camps:

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Arbor Chess Camp’s “Tournaments, Risk and Stratego” Chess Camp runs from June 24-June 28, 2019.

Contact Info:
314 and 318 Berkey Hall on MSU campus
raygarrison@arborchess.com

Capital Area Humane Society offers summer camp options for ages 4 through 18 from June through August 2019.

Contact:
(517) 626-6060
info@adoptlansing.org

DeWitt Area Recreation Authority (DARA) offers summer camp fun clubs at Valley Farms Community Center for ages 5-9 and 10-14 from June through August 2019.

Contact:
(517) 482-5117

LCC offers a wide variety of STEM or themed camp options are run throughout the year including summer.

Contact Info:
(517) 483-1415

Le Chat Gourmet offers cooking classes for ages 8 – 16 from July through August.

Contact Info:
517.663.7322
lechatgourmet@lechatgourmet.com

Michigan Historical Center offers summer day camps for ages 9 – 12  from June through July 2019.

Contact:
(517) 420-1342
702 W Kalamazoo St, Lansing, MI 48915

SierraRose Farms horse camp has horse camp programs throughout the year including summer.

Contact Info:
(517) 668- 0057
sierrarosefarms@gmail.com
5953 W. Cutler Rd, DeWitt MI, 48820

The Literacy Ladies offer summer camps for incoming grades 1st through 3rd from June through July 2019.

Contact:
517-202-1617
theliteracyladies@gmail.com

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Sleepover Summer Camp Getaway Options for Lansing Area Kids

I remember the amazing amounts of expectation and fun I had as a kid packing my bag for the big Summer Camp trip. These types of trips impact our lives, grow us as humans, and create lasting memories. Is your child excited to get away for a bit this summer? We have some fun and safe options for your precious kiddos.

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Camp Lookout in Frankfort, MI mission is to keep the wonder alive in your youth. Here campers will learn to unplug fro the electronic world we live in, make friends, and experience nature and camp life in a safe and fun environment.

Ebersole hosts groups of 35 or more that want to experience a unique Summer Camp? This option is great for Homeschooling groups, Churches, Band Camps, and Family Reunions. I have to admit, this sounds pretty awesome for a family reunion Summer Camp! I went here as a kid through my school and it was awesome! You’ll leave with unforgettable great memories.

GRkids.com has done a lot of research on fun and great places to send your kids this summer. Click the “Sleep Away” tab to find all of their options and contact info.

Kzookids.com has done the work for us and found fun and safe options for overnight camps. Camp Kidwell and 4-H Camp are a couple of options. Check out their list to see what works great for your family. Contact info and details are included.

Nike Rugby Camp – U of M is for athletes ages 14 – 18 with commuting opportunities available. This overnight summer camp runs June 28 – June 30, 2019.

Contact:
(800) 645-322
The University of Michigan, 500 S State St, Ann Arbor MI, 48109

Spring Hill Church Summer Camp features the blob, zip line, climbing wall, water slides, music and more! They integrate Faith, Family, and Fun.

Wildwood Ranch has age appropriate camps and serves children ages eight through fifteen for our overnight camps. Located less than an hour from Lansing.

Contact Info:
(800) 969-8090
info@wildwoodranch.org

Need a Scholarship? Summer Camp Scholarships for Kids in Lansing

Many Lansing programs want to make sure all kids have an opportunity to experience summer camp and enhancing Lansing kid’s summer months. If you’re interested in getting your kids into a camp through a scholarship try out these awesome locations:

Lansing Parks and Rec KIDS CAMP 2019

Fill out this form through Lansing Parks and Rec to give your kids a great summer!

City Life Lansing holds a public FREE summer sports camp for grades K – 5th June 14-17. Sign up by emailing contact@citylifelansing.com.

Scholarships are available for those who demonstrate need.

Contact Info:
Fenner Nature Center,
517-483-4224, info@mynaturecenter.org
2020 E Mount Hope Ave, Lansing, MI 48910

Eli & Edyth Broad Art Museum is passionate about making their Summer Camps available and affordable for all families. Email  bamedu@msu.edu to apply. 

ITEC  has scholarships available for their amazing programs. Call Alex Stevens at (517) 708-4394 for information on how to apply.

Scholarships are available through Lansing Art Gallery. Fill out this Scholarship application form to give your child a great summer of art!

MSU Community Music School offers financial assistance for all of their camps. Contact (517) 355-7661 to get your student signed up.

REACH Art Studio offers scholarships. Give your child a summer of art in a super cool location with awesome staff by selecting the sessions you’re interested in. 

Summer Plans for Camp in Lansing 2019

So, who’s ready for summer break? Do you have a Lansing area summer camp you’d like us to add to the list? Comment below and we’d be happy to get it listed. We love staying connected by hearing your experiences. What are some camps that look interesting for your kids this year?

Whichever your family decides, we know you’ll have a blast because each of these locations has been planning and preparing for a great Summer Camp Season 2019!