Spring Break is the first week of April. If you need somewhere to send your littles, here are some ideas.


Ann Arbor Art Center Creativity and Clay Camps (Ann Arbor)
Art camps are designed to cultivate cognitive development through hands-on art projects that leverage collaboration, experimentation, critical thinking, and problem-solving. Clay camps are designed to teach the skills of pottery as well as explore ceramic as a material for design, sculpture, and expression. In Creativity camps campers will explore and experiment with a variety of different 2-D & 3-D mediums. They will learn about different artists and art movements, in addition to the elements and principles of design.
Dates: March 30 – April 3
Ages: 5 – 12
Cost: $365 – $385


Ann Arbor Public Schools Rec. and Ed. Spring Break Camp (Ann Arbor)
Looking for something convenient and affordable to do with the kids for spring break? Kids have the opportunity to find new talents, try new activities, gain independence and make lasting memories in our fun and supportive environment.
Dates: March 30 – April 3
Ages: 5 – 14
Cost: $255 – $330


Humane Society of Huron Valley Camp Paws (Ann Arbor)
Camp Paws involves humane education lessons on many topics depending on the session and age group. Some past topics have been pet photography, animal communication, bird identification and wildlife conservation. Participants will also visit with adoptable animals each day, provide enrichment and training with shelter animals, enjoy presentations from local rescue organizations and for some sessions, take a half day field trip.
Dates: March 30 – April 3
Ages: 6 -11
Cost: $285


Leslie Science and Nature Center Spring Break Camp (Ann Arbor)
Through the Unity in Learning partnership, Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum, Leslie Science & Nature Center, and Yankee Air Museum offer families incredible hands-on STEM day camps.
Dates: March 30 – April 3
Ages: Grades K – 5
Cost: $270


WideWorld Sports Center Spring Camp (Ann Arbor)
WideWorld offers three distinct camp programs for kids including soccer camp and multisport camp.
Dates: March 30 – April 3
Ages: 4 – 14
Cost: $175 – $225 per week


Beverly Hills Club Schools Off, Camps On (Beverly Hills)
Schools Off, Camps On is a fun, safe, and supervised camp for kids while school is off. Families can choose from full-day, half-day AM or PM options, and pre and post-camp care. Registration is available online.
Dates: April 6 – 10
Ages: 5+
Cost: $55 – $83 per day


Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center Spring Break Camp (Birmingham) 
Each day will be a new adventure as campers explore imaginary worlds and far off places while developing their art skills in drawing, painting, mixed-media, printmaking, and sculpture. Younger campers will experience the magical world of art through themed art lessons, storytelling, music, and movement.
Dates: April 6 – April 10
Ages: 4 – 17
Cost: $113 – $323


Cranbrook Art Museum Spring Break Art Days (Bloomfield Hills)
Spring Break Art Days offer a creative environment to explore art and design using Cranbrook Art Museum’s amazing collections! Each day focuses on a different theme and cross-disciplinary, hands-on projects.
Dates: March 23 – April 10
Ages: 5 – 8
Cost: $85 per day, $75 for members, Extended Care: $25 per day


Bowers Farm School Camp (Bloomfield Hills)
Join Bowers Farm School Camp to experience springtime on the farm! With a new theme each day, campers will explore plants, animals, pollination, and more through hands-on experiences. Each day will include chores, gardening, and fun activities!
Dates: April 6 – 10
Ages: 6 – 10
Cost: $375


Liverpool Football Club Spring Break Soccer Camp (Bloomfield Hills)
Liverpool Football Club Spring Break Soccer Camp provides professional coaching and a positive learning environment. The focus is on soccer fundamentals and basic motor skills in fun and energetic sessions.
Dates: April 6 – 9
Ages: 6 – 9
Cost: $175


High-Velocity Sports Spring Break Camp (Canton)
Fun Days include sports stations, movies, board games, and more.
Dates: April 6- 10
Ages: 5 – 13
Cost: $5 per hour


Stars and Stripes Kids Activity Center Spring Break Camps (Clarkston)
What better time to run, jump, learn, and play while we enjoy some time off of school. Each day campers will gear up for a fun “Staycation” adventure. They enjoy becoming junior chefs, artists, and ninja warriors while playing games, conquering new obstacle courses, scavenger hunts and more. Come enjoy your vacation at this Spring Break “Staycation” Camp, where every child is a “star.”
Dates: March 30 – April 3
Ages: 5 – 12
Cost: $33 per half-day, $66 per full-day


My Spring Break Camp (Detroit)
My Spring Break camps are for youth who are interested in dance, music, visual arts, drawing, reading, and writing. From outdoor adventures, STEAM workshops, activities, games, and field trips- participants will have a BLAST! HOT breakfast, HOT lunch, and snacks provided.
Dates: April 7 – 9
Ages: 5 – 13
Cost: Free for Detroit Residents


Total Sports Complex Spring Break Camp (Farmington)
Total Sports offers multi-sport camps. The campers will have a blast playing Soccer, Dodgeball, Football, Kickball, Knockerball, Archery Tag, Soccer Darts, jump on the Moon Bounce, play the Golf Simulator, and Capture the Flag!
Dates: April 6 – 10
Ages: 6 – 12
Cost: $50 per day, $30 per half-day or $225 for the entire week


Spring Day Camp and Spring Survival Camp (Farmington Hills)
Enjoy a week full of exploration at Spring Day Camp. Campers will go swimming at the Costick Center pool, play tons of different games in the gym and in the camp room, get creative and make arts and crafts, and even take a field trip. Spring Survival Camp is at the Farmington Hills Nature Center. We will explore different nature activities including hiking, outdoor skills, archery, wetlands, animals, outdoor games, trips to the Nature Center and more!
Dates: March 30 – April 3
Ages: 6 – 12
Cost: $130 – $140


Ferndale Schools Spring Break Camps (Ferndale)
Ferndale Schools offers mid-winter break care to preschool and elementary school students. It’s fun to stay after school in the Ferndale Schools!
Dates: April 6 – 9
Ages: K – 3
Cost: $40 per day


Camp Wonder at Howell Nature Center (Howell)
Celebrate the changing of seasons at Howell Nature Center this spring! Kids will gear up for summer during this week of exciting outdoor adventure. After a long winter season, campers will be eager to join us outside for archery, sports and games, wildlife programs and so much more!
Dates: March 30 – April 3
Ages: Grades K – 8
Cost: $42 per day, $200 for the entire week


Kensington Nature Center Camps (Milford)
This drop-off mini-camp program will allow kids the chance to work alongside the nature center interpreters. Designed to be educational and fun, campers will get a peek behind the scenes to meet some of the nature center’s animals, including turtles, salamanders, snakes, and the red-tailed hawk, Ranger. They will learn more about properly keeping animals in captivity by performing fun hands-on tasks.
Dates: April 8
Ages: 6 – 15
Cost: $10 per child


MSU Tollgate Spring Break Farm Camp (Novi)

Every day at MSU Tollgate Spring Break Farm Camp is an exciting adventure as we move through daily themes to care for baby lambs, hatch chicks, help with morning animal chores, take afternoon hikes in the woods, harvest early produce for nutritious Garden Kitchen snacks, engage in a creative week-long STEM project, and experience lots of real science and hands-on fun! A typical camp day will include making yummy and nutritious snacks, caring for our farm animals, sowing seeds in the garden, investigating the natural world of field, forest, and pond. Low child to adult ratios make this camp fill quickly, so register early.

Dates: March 30 – April 10
Ages: 6 – 12
Cost: $310


Rochester Avon Recreation Authority (Rochester) 
Don’t sit home bored during Spring Break! Have fun with RARA. Campers will spend the week traveling around on field trips and having fun at RARA! Camp meets at RARA. Field trips could include the zoo, bowling, museums, swimming, and more!
Dates: April 6 – 10
Ages: 6 – 12
Cost: $160 resident, $180 non resident


Rochester Community Schools Spring Break Youth Football Camp (Rochester)
An ELITE and exciting one-day football combine & camp designed to develop the athletic and football skills of its participants. Campers will be instructed by Stoney Creek High School Football Coaches and Players. Campers will participate in drills and activities designed to develop their speed, agility, and football fundamentals. At the end of the day campers will have the opportunity to compete in games and competitions to showcase their athletic and football talents.
Dates: April 6 – 7
Ages: Grades K – 6
Cost: $50


Total Soccer Indoor Soccer Camps (Royal Oak)
Total Soccer Camps are soccer only camps designed mindful of today’s young players. Our goal is to further the techniques of all participants regardless of their current skill level. We concentrate on the smallest of details and work our camps in a progression style with the main emphasis of having fun. Coaches from Total Soccer take great pride in helping players improve all facets of their game, no matter their particular level of play.
Dates: April 6 – 10
Ages: 5 – 12
Cost: $165 per week, $40 per day


Franklin Athletic Club Fun and Games Camp (Southfield)
What better way is there to spend your time away from school than at Franklin Athletic Club? Join for an exciting day of games, swimming, tennis, and so much more!
Dates: April 1-3, 10, 13-17
Ages: 3 – 12
Cost: $60 – $85 per day, $240 – $330 per week


Troy Gymnastics (Troy)
Troy Gymnastics Spring Break Camp offers FITNESS and FUN with weekly summer camp themes. Your child will run, jump, craft, and play-inside & out at Troy Gymnastics Spring Break Camp.
Dates: April 6 – 10
Ages: 3 – 12
Cost: $60 per full day, $30 per half day


YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit (Multiple Locations throughout Metro Detroit)
School Break Camp is a fun, safe place for your child to spend their time out of school and has locations throughout Metro Detroit. Campers have a chance to play games, do arts & crafts, and stay active with a variety of activities. YMCA School Break Camps offer before and aftercare.
Dates: April 6 – 10
Ages: 5 – 12
Cost: Varies based on location

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Ashley Porter is a Chicago native who now calls Birmingham home. Ashley and her husband Mike and son Jake love attending local festivals, exploring Detroit’s diverse food scene, and venturing outside of Metro Detroit to enjoy the natural beauty of Michigan. With a background in Early Childhood Education, Ashley loves connecting with and supporting families in her community, which is why she is so excited to be a part of LittleGuide Detroit.


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