Campville Hero

From cooking to clay, dinos to self-defense, and secret agents to astronauts, our summertime mini-camps will inspire kids and teens all season long.


Special thanks to our sponsors

The Stonisch Foundation
The Youth Enrichment Fund


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Please complete this form for every camper you wish to enroll.

If you’re planning to attend multiple camps, you only need to fill the form out once.


Fashion Summer Camp

Ages 8–14
Monday–Friday, June 25–29
9am–12pm

Students will learn to sew while creating their very own designer summer skirt. Students will also learn fashion illustration, presentation skils, jewelry design, clothing construction, design principles, how to operate a sewing machine and use various sewing tools, designer terms and definitions, and much more! Students will also learn about modeling techniques and have their very own fashion show on the last day of camp. Come see how fun fashion can be!

Sewing machines and all materials are provided. Students should bring their own sewing machine to use if they have one.

Dana Keaton-Wilson, MBA

$170 per camper
A $50 material fee is to be paid on the first day of camp directly to instructor

Before completing your purchase, please make sure to first fill out our informational form.

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Kid’s Cooking Boot Camp

Ages 7–12
Monday–Thursday, July 9–12
11am–1:30pm

This camp will offer students a variety of cooking experiences including knife skills, measuring with accuracy, basic baking, and cooking techniques. Students will sit down at the end of each day to enjoy their creations and discuss what they have learned.

Students must wear closed-toe shoes and bring an apron. All food is provided.

Chef Pam Gustairs, owner of Cooking Up Good Taste

$165 per camper
Caregivers will be required to sign a liability release

Before completing your purchase, please make sure to first fill out our informational form.

Please fill out this waiver and bring it to the first day of camp.

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Hand Building with Clay Camp

Ages 8–15
Monday–Thursday, July 9–12
11am–12:30pm

Campers will create sculptural and functional clay products, while studying form and design as well as decorative surface techniques. We will explore a variety of colors, textures, drawing, and carving on clay. Bring your imagination and creativity for this hands-on art camp! All experience levels are welcome.

Instructor will fire finished projects. Students will receive their finished artwork at The War Memorial 1–3 weeks after camp is completed.

Iggy Sumnick, Detroit multi-media artist

$85 per camper

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Mad Science Detroit
Digging for Dinos

Ages 3½–5
Monday–Friday, July 16–20
9am–12pm

Come and dig for dinosaur bones and make your very own dinosaur teeth. In this camp, your preschooler will have fun learning amazing facts about dinosaurs through songs, stories and hands-on activities. Let our energetic Mad Scientists spark your child's imaginitive learning!

Mad Science Detroit

$190 per camper
Children must be able to use the restroom independently

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Mad Science Detroit
Secret Agent Lab

Ages 5–12
Monday–Friday, July 16–20
1–4pm

Do you dream of becoming a secret agent? This camp starts with the basics: decoding messages, metal detectors, night vision, and having the opportunity to check out spy tech equipment. Campers will step into the shoes of a detective to uncover the science involved in evidence gathering, analysis, and forensics, with a hands-on look at various crime scenes. Campers will learn clever ways to perform investigative tasks that the best spies use. This camp utilizes science and critical thinking skills in a fun and creative way.

Mad Science Detroit

$190 per camper

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Safe on Campus

High School and College Students
Tuesday, July 17
6:30-8:30pm

Statistically women are in the greatest danger twice in their life, when they are going to college and when they are senior citizens. But the most common crimes against women are easy to avoid if you know how to recognize the warning signs and you know what to do. Learn "real world" self-defense for everyday people from an instructor who has been teaching self-defense in colleges since 2003.

Live Safe Academy

$40 per camper

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Babysitter Safety

Ages 11 and up
Saturday, July 21
9am-3pm

Learn to be safe and responsible, build your confidence and have a competitive edge over other babysitters. Topics include: First Aid, using 911, CPR practice, choking, fire safety, discipline and more.

Students must bring a bag lunch, snack and beverage.

Live Safe Academy

$60 per camper

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Mad Science Detroit
NASA Camp

Ages 5–12
Monday–Friday, July 23–27
8am–12pm

Mad Science has teamed up with NASA in a quest for exploration! We will take a voyage of discovery into the atmosphere and beyond as we explore planets, moons and other space phenomena in our solar system. Campers will also discover the difficulties that astronauts endure when traveling in space. Campers will build their own Mad Science Rocket and participate in a real "NASA" style rocket launch and take home many cool NASA items. Mad Science is the only organization licensed by NASA to use these activities for summer camps and school porgrams!

Mad Science Detroit

$190 per camper

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Sewing Camp

Ages 10–17
Monday–Friday, July 23–27
9am–4pm

Students will design items using patterns, then learning to cut out and prepare to sew and add creative finishing touches of buttons, zippers, and trims. Students will also create designer jewelry using leather, clay, and wire. Each day the students will create a different item. Students willl show off their creations in a fashion show and photoshoot on the last day of camp!

Sewing machines and all materials are provided. Students should bring their own sewing machine to use if they have one. A 45-minute lunch period will be provided each day. Students should bring a lunch and water bottle. Instructor will provide snacks each day.

Dana Keaton-Wilson, MBA

$305 per camper
A $100 material fee is to be paid on the first day of camp direcctly to instructor

Before completing your purchase, please make sure to first fill out our informational form.

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Kid’s Cooking Boot Camp

Ages 7–12
Monday–Thursday, July 30–August 2
11am–1:30pm

This camp will offer students a variety of cooking experiences including, knife skills, measuring with accuracy, basic baking and cooking techniques. Students will sit down at the end of each day to enjoy their creations and discuss what they have learned.

Students must wear closed-toe shoes and bring an apron. All food is provided.

Chef Pam Gustairs, owner of Cooking Up Good Taste

$165 per camper
Caregivers will be required to sign a liability release

Before completing your purchase, please make sure to first fill out our informational form.

Please fill out this waiver and bring it to the first day of camp.

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Self Defense and Safety Camp for Kids

Ages 6–10
Monday–Friday, August 6–10
9am–12pm

Have fun and learn to be safe at the same time! Learn and practice real self-defense techniques on an instructor wearing a padded suit. Campers will also learn about fire safety, how to use 911, stranger awareness, basic first aid and more. Cartoons and physical and classroom games are just some of the ways that campers will learn about safety in this camp.

Live Safe Academy

$155 per camper
Students must bring a snack and water bottle each day to camp

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Zombie Outbreak Response Team

Ages 6–11
Monday–Friday, August 6–10
12:30–3:30pm

In this "survival training" camp, students will learn preparation methods for the zombie apocalypse! Learn skills vital to your survival in this brave new world of the undead. Outdoor survival skills, safety, and navigating the wilderness while surviving the elements, will be presented in fun and creative ways. Parents, your child will love this fun way to learn useful outdoor skills and real-world safety techniques.

Please bring the following to camp each day: a functional large capacity squirt gun, sunscreen, a snack and water bottle.

Live Safe Academy

$155 per camper

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Hand Building with Clay Camp

Ages 8–15
Monday–Thursday, August 13–16
1:30–3pm

Campers will create sculptural and functional clay products. Campers will study form and design, as well as decorative surface techniques. We will explore a variety of colors, textures, drawing, and carving on clay. Bring your imagination and creativity for this hands-on art camp! All experience levels are welcome.

Instructor will fire finished projects. Students will receive their finished artwork at The War Memorial 1–3 weeks after class is completed.

Iggy Sumnick, Detroit multi-media artist

$85 per camper

Before completing your purchase, please make sure to first fill out our informational form.

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Babysitter Safety

Ages 11 and up
Saturday, August 25
9am-3pm

Learn to be safe and responsible, build your confidence and have a competitive edge over other babysitters. Topics include: First Aid, using 911, CPR practice, choking, fire safety, discipline and more.

Students must bring a bag lunch, snack and beverage.

Live Safe Academy

$60 per camper

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