K-12 SUMMER ACADEMIC OPPORTUNITIES
The University of Michigan offers many summer academic opportunities for youth. The opportunities below are not operated by CEO, but by U-M’s various schools, colleges and units. For the most comprehensive information about an opportunity, please visit an opportunity’s website or reach out to the contact listed. Art/Architecture/MusicHealth ProfessionsLanguage and CultureScience, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM)
18 University school/departmental Opportunities and Resources and CEO Programs
The University of Michigan (U-M) offers a number of opportunities for youth. While the Center for Educational Outreach (CEO) operates several programs in partnership with schools and community agencies, most programs at U-M are offered by its schools, colleges, and museums. Explore U-M’s opportunities for youth below.
Children On Campus: Full List of Registered Program (100+)
(Registered with the university but not all provided by the University of Michigan)
UM Sports Camps (baseball, soccer, wrestling, etc. 20+ programs)
Different sport programs with different age ranges, spring/summer camp. Select sports of interest to view more details.
GIDAS- Computational Biology Camp
July 10-14, 2017 as well as July 31-Aug 4, 2017This camp is for academically motivated current high school and 8th grade students (young women and men) interested in computer, math, science, and medicine.
GIDAS- Camp for R Programming
July 24-28, 2017This camp provides statistical methods in the context of disease research. It is for current high school and exceptional 8th grade students who want to learn computer programming in relation to future biomedical applications.
GIDAS- Biotechnology Camp for High School Students
July 17-21, 2017This camp focuses on nucleotide hybridization and combines UNIX usage, wet-lab experiments, and thermodynamics to teach current nucleotide biotechnology.
Girls in Science and Engineering (GISE) Camp
Dates June 19-23, 2017A summer day camp for students finishing grades 7 and 8.
Girls Code Camp
Two sessions, July 10-14, 2017 & July 17-21, 2017The Girls Code Camp introduces students to programming and programming concepts in a fun and supportive environment. This is a commuter program for students finishing grades 8-12.
The following camps are listed because they are in the Ann Arbor area and may be of interest to those in our community. Inclusion of a camp in the list below should not be taken as University support for or involvement with that camp.
Ann Arbor Art Center – Art camp for kids
The Ann Arbor Art Center offers Art Camps during winter, spring, and summer breaks. These art camps are designed to cultivate cognitive development through hands-on art projects that leverage collaboration, experimentation, critical thinking, and problem solving.
EMU Fun Camp The Rec/IM Department at EMU is offering an exciting opportunity for your child/children to participate in a multi-dimensional day camp designed to promote friendship and fun!
Humane Society of Huron Valley Camp PAWS Join us for animal-themed fun that will surely leave your tail wagging! Through animal interactions, educational lessons, crafts, games, field trips and visits from local rescue groups, campers will learn how to care for and respect our animal friends.
Leslie Science Center
LSNC’s dynamic summer camp includes sessions for campers age four-years-old through fifth grade. Campers who have completed second and third grade enjoy an off-site field trip and nearly every fourth and fifth grade camp has a field trip and an on-site overnight.
The Neutral Zone is a diverse, youth-driven teen center dedicated to promoting personal growth through artistic expression, community leadership and the exchange of ideas.
Rec and Ed Camp Rec and Ed is offering more than 200 camps this summer and is committed to providing summer camp experience for everyone!d
Rocks and Robots
We combine challenging outdoor activities, the "Rocks" with fun and engaging technology, the "Robots". Our expert staff and small class sizes make sure that each child is challenged at their individual level, to stretch but still succeed.
Rolling Hills County Park Summer Day Camp This annual program began in 2010 and is held each summer for several weeks at Rolling Hills Park, stationed at the The Lodge. The park is our playground throughout each week of Camp and our Campers will participate in a variety of outdoor experiences.
Sur La Table
Kids and Teens 5-day Summer Cooking series
Washtenaw Rowing Center
Rowing’s enormous potential to have a positive impact on young athletes has made it one of the fastest growing high school sports in the country. At WRC, one of our primary goals is to extend the opportunities for involvement and development in this incredible sport.
YMCA Camp Al-Gon-Auian
At Al-Gon-Quian, our campers choose their own activities areas, bond with their cabin group and counselors, partake in camp traditions and make friendships that can be life-long.
YMCA Day Camps
There’s no experience like YMCA Day Camps. At the Y, we inspire kids to work together and play together, creating friendships that can last a lifetime! Rooted in caring, honesty, respect and responsibility, our holistic approach works wonders, preparing kids for life, one fantastic summer at a time.
Youth Volunteer Corps (YVC) at the YMCA
Volunteering gives kids the opportunity to do something better for their community! Our hope is to empower youth to change things and to make a difference. In addition to being a positive influence in the world