The countdown to summer begins

Spring has sprung and you know what that means – the countdown to summer vacation is on! As students across the county anticipate a break from school, families start to figure out how to spend 12 glorious weeks together.

Rest assured, MMYH will maintain its calendar of events for you!  We’ve also compiled a handy guide to summer programs and camps that are offered in and around the county.  These programs provide a great way for kids ages 6-17 to hone their skills, discover new interests and meet new friends. Whether your child is interested in the arts, nature, sports or career exploration, there’s certainly something for everyone. Check out some of the options here:

  1. Food writing camp at Wayne State University
    At this camp, teens will immerse themselves in tasting, making and talking about food from around world. They will also have the opportunity to connect with local food writers and food entrepreneurs.
  2. Fashion camp at The Fashion Factory
    Located at The Fashion Factory in downtown Mount Clemens, fashion camp will give campers ages 7-17 the opportunity to design and create runway-ready clothing.
  3. Zookeeper camps at The Detroit Zoo
    Children in kindergarten through 8th grade will learn about the needs of animals and the complexities of animal care at zookeeper camp. They’ll also have the opportunity to interact with a zookeeper, explore all types of animals and learn about animal health, behavior, nutrition and welfare.

Those are just a few of the camps and programs offered in and around Macomb County this summer. To find the right opportunity for your child, visit the search tool here.

For more ideas on how to spend your summer in Macomb, visit the Things To Do section of our website.
Megan Ochmanek is a communications specialist for the Macomb County Department of Planning and Economic Development.

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