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City of East Lansing
June 12- Aug. 23 >> Grades 1-5
The City of East Lansing hosts summer camp with weekly themes focusing on Science, Technology, Recreation, Entertainment, Arts and Math.
9 a.m. to 4 p.m., $30/day and one time $30 registration fee
East Lansing Hannah Community Center, 819 Abbot Rd., East Lansing
(517) 333-2580, cityofeastlansing.com/874/Summer-Camps
Potter Park Zookambi
June 17 to Aug. 16 >> Grades 1-2, 3-4, 5-7, 8-12
Potter Park runs weekly series covering different topics based on grade levels from discovering personal spirit animals to studying animal ecology.
Morning classes 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Afternoon classes 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Full day 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Half days: $105, Full days: $210. Discounts available for members.
Potter Park Zoo, 1301 S. Pennsylvania Ave., Lansing
(517) 483-4222, potterparkzoo.org
Greater Lansing Ballet
From June 10 to Aug. 10, Greater Lansing Ballet offers a wide-range of summertime day classes for a variety of skill levels and ages. Full schedule and prices are available online.
15643 Old U.S. 27, Lansing, MI
(517) 575-6854, www.greaterlansingballet.com
Lansing Parks and Recreation
Lansing Parks and Recreation offers weekly themed courses split into two age levels with daily field trips. $30/Res, $55/Non-Res.
Foster Community Center, 200 N. Foster Ave., Lansing.
Gier Community Center, 2400 Hall St., Lansing.
Letts Center, 1220 W. Kalamazoo St., Lansing.
Lewton Elementary School, 2000 Lewton Place, Lansing.
Schmidt Southside Center, 5815 Wise Road, Lansing.
(517) 483-4277, lansingmi.gov/PARKS
Mystic Lake YMCA Camp
June 16-Aug.17 >> Ages 7-14
The Mystic Experience: Campers are placed in cabin groups within their age range and enjoy a variety of outdoor activities throughout the week. $525/one week.
June 16-Aug.17 >> Ages 6-14
Mini Camp: Ideal for first time overnight campers, Mini Camp lets children visit Mystic Lake Sunday to Wednesday with standard activities. $335/one week.
June 16-July 20, Aug. 4-17 >> Ages 10-14
Wrangler Camp: Campers spend the majority of their time at the riding stables developing their equestrian skills. $610/one week.
July 21-27 >> Ages 14-16
Ranch Camp (Advanced): Campers prepare their own breakfasts at the riding stables then ride all morning. They join the main camp activities in the afternoon and return to the ranch for evening trail rides or lessons. $630/week.
June 16-22 >> Ages 11-13
GOAL (Girls Outdoor Adventure and Leadership): This program will
include traditional camping aspects with a greater emphasis on teamwork, responsibility and growth.
9505 W. Ludington Dr, Lake, MI
(517) 827-9650, lansingymca.org/mystic
University Lutheran Church
June 17 to 20 >> Grades 3 to 5
Summer Youth Music Camp
June 17 to 20 >> Grades 6 and older
Advanced Summer Youth Music Camp
2019 Youth Music Camp
June 17-20, 2019
Summer Youth Music Camp (3rd to 5th grade)
Advanced Summer Youth Music Camp (6th Grade and older)
Choir, Recorder, Handbells,
Choir Chimes and Sign Language will be offered.
$60 per student, $50 for each additional student in same family
Visit www.ulcel.org for more info
Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum
Learn to see differently, rethink the familiar, and explore the endless possibilities of art-making every day at the MSU Broad Summer Art Camp! Camp meets for weekly sessions from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily.
Inventing Our World:
Campers will explore ideas of sustainability in art, architecture, and invention.
Ages 6–8: June 24–28 and Aug. 5–9, Ages 9–11: July 8–12 and Aug. 12–16
Follow the Water:
Campers will explore water in our community, where it comes from and where it goes! Ages 6–8: July 15–19, Ages 9–11: July 29–Aug. 2
Campers will discover ways contemporary art addresses important issues like sustainability and renewable resources in our society.
Middle School: July 22–26
High School: June 17–21
For more information, visit broadmuseum.msu.edu/summerartcamp.
Lansing Art Gallery
Young artists will explore creative processes, techniques and materials with the guidance of trained artists. Runs June 10 to August 23. Open to all skill levels. Scholarships are available.
For more information, visit lansingartgallery.org/summer-art-camp
REACH Studio Art Center
REACH is offering seven weeks of 5-day, themed art camps with morning and afternoon sessions for 6-12 year olds.
Runs June 17-August 16.
For more information, visit reachstudioart.org/summer.
Impression 5 Museum
Learn about basic science in science-themed day camps! Weekly camps are available for the following age groups: 3-5, 5-6, 7-8, 9-11, & 11-14. Camps for 3-5 year olds are half-day camps; camps for 5-14 year olds are full-day camps.
Weeklong Cost: Ages 3 to 5: $105/$135, ages 5 to 11: $195/$255, ages 11 to 14: $195/$255. Single-Day Cost: Ages 5 to 11: $55/$70
Register for camps online at impression5.org/summer-labs-0 or by calling us at (517) 485-8116, ext. 132.
Fenner Nature Center
Fenner’s “Go Wild Day Camp” blends exciting games, art, scientific inquiry, and lots of outdoor discovery in ways that will inspire even the youngest naturalists!
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.
For prices and registration visit: mynaturecenter.org/programsevents/publicprograms/summercamps/
Ingham County Parks
Monday-Friday June 10 to August 16 >> Ages 5-12
9:00am to 4:00: $97.00 Resident of Ingham County / $110.00 Non-Resident. 7:30am to 5:30pm: $130.00 Resident of Ingham County / $145.00 Non-Resident. Campers can attend a maximum two sessions.
YMCA Day Camp
Adventure Camp: (Ages 10-13)
Children will participate in traditional camp activities such as climbing tower, zip line, archery, canoeing, arts and crafts, nature exploration, team building, and much more.
From June 10, 2019 to Aug. 9
Weekdays 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Facility Camp Pa-Wa-Pi
Information Technology Empowerment Center, ITEC
ITEC offers six computer-themed classes for ages 14-18 that run from 9,
Digital Art (June 17-21), Video Game Design (June 24-28), Raspberry Pi (July 15-19), Digital Film (July 29-Aug.2), E-Sports 101 (Aug.12-16)
$295 per week, $325 for Raspberry Pi.
200 N. Foster Ave., Lansing, MI
All of Us Express Summer Camp
Children will work together to put on a small performance after a week of classes. Children will participate in favorites such as “Wizard of Oz,” “Alice in Wonderland” and “Snow White.” For a full schedule of performances, visit: allofuseexpress.org/summer-camps.
819 Abbot Rd., East Lansing
RUHALA Performing Arts Center
5-Week Broadway Summer Camps for Children, Teens and Adults
Ages 5 - 11yrs: 9AM -11AM, Ages 12-18yrs: 2PM-5PM
Session 1: June 17 - July 18, Session2: July 22-Aug. 22
Mondays – Thursdays, $600
Broadway Jazz Dance
Mondays & Wednesdays, 6:00-7:30PM, $270
Beg/Int Tap Dance
Tuesdays 8:00-9:00PM, $180
Thursdays, 8:00-9:00PM, $180
Steam Railroading Institute
June 15 >> All ages
Trains and Tractors: Take a trip on the historic Lehigh Valley Coal Company 126 steam locomotive before observing restored tractors from the Heart of Michigan Antique Tractor Club.
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (train departures 10 a.m., 12 p.m., 2 p.m.), $10 coach/$15 caboose,
Steam Railroading Institute, 405 S. Washington St., Owosso
(989) 725-9464, ww.michigansteamtrain.com
June 20 and 22 >> All ages
Hobo Camp and Free Family Open House: As part of the Summer of Steam, take a leisure trip on the Lehigh Valley Coal Company 126 train through the Shiawassee Valley to make a pit stop at Guitar Slim and Bindle’s Hobo Camp to hear songs and stories of a bygone era.
1 a.m. to 4 p.m. (train departures 10 a.m., 12 p.m., 2 p.m.), $10 coach/$15 caboose,
Steam Railroading Institute, 405 S. Washington St., Owosso
(989) 725-9464, www.michigansteamtrain.com
Lansing Community College
Saturday, May 4 – Monday, July 29
Ages 7 - 18
Lansing Community College offers summer courses for students from 2nd to 12th grade that run from one to four days. Each week is dedicated to a different topic such as computer programming, digital collaboration, selfie-art, mythology, robotics and interdisciplinary art classes. Most courses are free and take place on weekdays.
For a full detailed schedule, visit: lcc.edu/community/youth-programs/
Lansing Community College – East Campus
2827 Eyde Parkway, East Lansing, MI
(517) 483-1860, firstname.lastname@example.org
MSU Community Music School
The Community school located in East Lansing offers four summer programs available to wide range of ages and experience levels. Eric “Ricstar’s” Music Therapy camp is open to children and young adults (June 13-15 and June 17-19), Middle School Band Camp (July 8-12), “Time to Shine” Musical Theatre Group (July 15-26 and July 22-26), Beginner’s String Camp (August 5-9).
Program costs: Music Therapy: $100-200, Band Camp: $225, Theatre: $225-310, Strings: $140
For information about register, visit: spartanyouth.msu.edu
4930 Hagadorn Rd, East Lansing
(517) 355-7661, email@example.com
Spartan Dance Camp
June 17 to Aug. 16 >> Ages 5 and up
9 a.m. to noon, $150 per week, Spartan Dance & Fit Center,
6075 N. Hagadorn East Lansing, MI
(517) 999-5415, www.spartandancecenter.com/programs/summer-camps
Entertain You Productions
July 29 to Aug. 2 >> Ages 6-9, 10-13
9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (ages 6-9), 1:30 to 5 p.m. (ages 10-13), $100, MSU Auditorium - Studio 60, 542 Auditorium Rd., East Lansing, MI (517) 420-5774
Wharton Center's Take it From the Top program gives children a diverse acting experience. Classes offered for different age groups starting July 22.
Visit whartoncenter.com/education-engagement/take-it-from-the-top for more information.
Okemos Kids Club
A summer long youth social club broken into two age groups. Pre K and Kindergarten enjoy age specific exploratory activities separate from 1st through 7th graders. Activities include cooking, art, swimming and more. Field trips occur every Friday.
Early Bird rates: Full week: $187.00, Daily Rate: $42.00, Field Trip Fee: $8/week
June 17- August 16
7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Ages 5 to 14
Edgewood Early Childhood Center
1826 Osage Dr. Okemos, MI 48864
AL!VE Sports Training Camps
Reach for your greatest potential through recreational sports and strength training classes at AL!VE all summer long.
800 W Lawrence Ave, Charlotte, MI 48813
MSU Media Program
The Big 10 university hosts week long digital media courses all summer long.
July 8-12, July 15-19
Ages 14 to 18
Day Only: $750
For more information on registration, visit: comartsci.msu.edu/camps
Court One East
Weekly themed activities, outdoor pool, tennis court, games and crafts– what more could a kid ask for? Lunch provided on Fridays.
June 17- August 19
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
2291 Research Circle.,Okemos, MI 48864
For over two decades, the Red Cedar Writing consultants have been coaching young writers to explore their love of writing.
June 7 – July 8
9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Full Day: $250, Half Day: $150
434 Farm Lane, Room 300 East Lansing, MI 48824
Wilson Talent Center
These camps will provide students the opportunity to participate in hands-on activities in career fields.
July 9-10 and July 17-18
7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Wilson Talent Center
611 Hagadorn Road, Mason MI 48854
(517) 244 - 1330, www.inghamisd.org/wtc/business-community
Somerset Beach Youth Camps
Senior Camps (Grades 9-12), Pathfinder Day Camp (Grades K-3), Trailblazer Camp (Grades 3-5), Young Teen Camps (Grades 6-8), Explorer Camps (Grades 4-6)
Sunday, June 16 - July 28
Ages 5 - 18
Early Bird $40 - 289
Somerset Beach Campground 9822 Brooklawn Court Somerset Center, MI 49282
June 24-26 >> Ages 8 to 11
Foals Camp: A three day introductory session of farm and horse maintenance, horse riding and education.
July 22-26 >> Ages 11-13
Fillies Camp: A five day day camp with a focus on riding. Campers learn about saddles, bareback riding and horse grooming.
9 a.m. to 5:15 p.m., $295/three day session, $395/five day session, Firefly Farm, 3180 Hagadorn Rd., Mason, MI (517) 332-7669