Great Lakes Bay Region Summer Programs









The Great Lakes Bay Region (GLBR) is a hopping area full of fun activities throughout the summertime! With so much going on in the GLBR, we couldn’t possibly list every summer camp, program, or event going on! Below you’ll find some of our favorites that are sure to be a hit with any family looking for a summer camp!

Great Lakes Bay Region Summer Programs

Experience Art Summer Camps

Painterly Pottery is hosting sessions of Experience Art Summer Camps throughout July and August 2016. Children 8 years old and up have a change to learn how to handle clay, paint canvases, and other crafts. Each camp is five days long and are held at Painterly Pottery’s Bay City and Saginaw locations. To sign up campers, click here.

Engineering For Kids

The Engineering For Kids Summer camps engage and entertain children ages 4 to 14 years old. These camps range from Jr. Space Pioneers to Robotics: Robo Battles! Camps are held at the Midland Community Center as well as The DOW Bay Area Family YMCA in Bay City. Sessions run throughout the summer months, click here to learn more.

Summer Camps at Delta College and SVSU

From June 20th through July 28th, the 2016 Summer Camps at Delta College offer a variety of good times, learning opportunities, and creativity inspiration! Camps include LEGO® WeDo™ Junior Robotics, Space Explorer Challenge, Hogwarts Summer School, Safe Sitter®, and so much more! These camps are enjoyed by children from first through eleventh grade. Click here for a complete list of camps and registration info.

Saginaw Valley State University also has summer camps and clinics ranging from day to overnight camps. Children in second grade up to 12th can participate in camps focusing on fine arts, sports, SMEK and STEM. To find a camp for you, click here!

DOW Bay Area Family YMCA Summer Camps

The DOW Bay Area Family YMCA is hosting a variety of summer camps the next few months. These camps include STEM programs, camps specially designed for preschool-aged children, aquatic activities, health & wellness focused programs, and sports camps. Breakfast and lunch are included with all camps as well! Click here to learn more about the Summer Camps at the Bay City YMCA.

Midland Center for the Arts Summer Camps ’16

Art, history, music, science, theater- the Midland Center for the Arts Summer Camps for 2016 has got them all! From toddlers to teens, these programs are sure to be a blast! Want to read more about what camps are being offered this year? Click here to view their brochure!

Zoo Camps

The Children’s Zoo at Celebration Square in Saginaw have created Zoo Camps that combine outdoor play and education in a fun environment! Each camp includes several activities and crafts, snacks, and a Zoo Camp t-shirt. Children ages 5 to 13 can learn how to be a zookeeper, explore animal habitats, and create their own conservation project! To learn more about the camps, click here.

Saginaw Township Recreation Summer Day Camps 2016

This summer, Saginaw Township Recreation is offering six different themed camps for children ages 4 to 10 years old. Campers will participate in activities, games, and crafts in either a morning or afternoon session. There is also assistance for families who need help with care of children before and after the camps! Check out the summer camp themes and how to register for them here! Saginaw Township also have a variety of summer youth programs available. Click here to learn more.

Mid-Michigan Children’s Museum Summer Camps 2016

Starting June 20 and until August 18, The Mid-Michigan Children’s Museum will play host to a diverse mix of summer camps! Children ages 5 to 10 can enjoy learning to how bake, making music, and creating new friendships. Register for a summer camp session by clicking here.

2016 Play Greater Summer Camps

The Greater>Midland organization has planned specialty, aquatics, sports, dance, theater, and other premier camps for the summer of 2016! Campers can experience multiple activities (some that are themed), group games, crafts, and other adventures all through June, July, August, and September. Click here so you don’t miss out on these camps!