Summer Camps: Traditional Summer Camps

These day or overnight camps offer all the traditional camp activities that children have come to love!


In Mecosta County, kids ages 7 to 17 love going to Cran-Hill Ranch for summer camp. They offer camps starting in June and all camps end in August. Camp at Cran-Hill includes activities such as playing on the water, archery, horse training, zip lining, and rope courses. Cran-Hill also offers camps for special needs. Visit Cran-Hill and their 300 acres of Michigan forest, which gives summer campers a real sense of “going to camp.”

Charlevoix has several great camp options for kids of all ages! Children can spend a week meeting new friends, playing games, swimming, singing, and doing arts and crafts. Participating libraries in the area will also host daily story time and arts and craft activities.

Treetops Resort‘s Camp Sylvan is the longest running summer day camp in Gaylord. Established in 1991, children ages 5 to 12 have been making summer camp memories ever since. Following a simple camp philosophy, Camp Sylvan campers are offered opportunities for personal growth, leadership, and team building. Weekly camp themes are full of fun and educational activities which help campers gain skills in development and promote a positive self-image. Camper’s fun is how they measure success year after year, with past and present campers’ assurance that there’s no better place for summertime fun.

The Marshall area offers a summer day camp for children ages 6 to 12. The camp takes place at one of the area’s elementary schools every weekday. Kids will have a week full of arts, crafts, field trips, swimming, and outdoor activities to keep them active and learning. Sign up for a week, month, or the whole ten-week program.

Visit Muskegon for your child’s summer camp needs! They have various options for you and your child to explore for this summer. They’re hosting a fine arts educational summer camp for children of all ages. This camp is known for its diverse programs in music, art, dance, and drama. They also offer traditional summer camps that highlight swimming, canoeing, rowboats, climbing walls, archery, songs, crafts, hands-on science, and many other outdoor activities.