About this Program

Knowledge and Adventure Await

Encourage your kids to step out and explore a new interest or potential career in a fun and relaxed environment at Eastern Michigan University. EMU faculty, staff and students will be on hand to ignite imaginations and open up a variety of topics from intellectual pursuits to athletic achievement. Available camps will be listed below as they are open for registration.

[email protected] produces camps in two ways:

  • Partnership Camps - These camps are partnership camps in which an external entity such as Lincoln Consolidated Schools, American Promise or Girls on the Run employ [email protected] in designing, developing and implementing a high-quality camp. These camps can be week-long residential or month-long non-residential programs.
  • Public Camps -Public camps are open enrollment camps put on in collaboration with the Rec/IM, EMU esports, Girl Scouts Heart of Michigan, and the Ann Arbor YMCA to name a few. These camps are promoted and all are welcome to register!

2021 Camp scholarships are available, contact [email protected] or [email protected].

  • Noise Permit Workshops @ Ypsilanti District Library (Fall 2021)

     EMU has partnered with Ypsilanti District Library to offer a wide range of FREE workshops for local high school students. 

    Workshop Structure & Dates
    October 4   | 6-7:30 PM | Digital Design 
    October 11 | 6-7:30 PM | Video Production
    October 18 | 6-7:30 PM | Poetry and Songwriting
    October 25 | 6-7:30 PM | Music Production

     COLLEGE PREP WORKSHOPS (HS Juniors & Seniors)

    September 11 | 2-4 PM | FAFSA and Finding Financial Aid
    October 16     | 2-4 PM | The Application Process
    November 20 | 2-4 PM | Choosing a School & Freshman Year

     To register, go to Ypsilanti District Library

  • Girl Scout (Juniors & Cadettes) Camp Opportunities 

    Aviation (Juniors & Cadettes)

    Are you wondering what it takes to become the next Amelia Earhart? Spend a day at the Yankee Air Museum, learning about the history of aviation, the science of flying, and even check out some planes yourself! A total immersion into aviation field of study at Eastern Michigan University. This session will take place at Willow Run Airport. Girls Scouts will earn badges once the session is completed. COST: $35.00 per student

    • Date: October 16, 2021                                        
    • Times: 1:00p to 4:00p

    Drones (Juniors & Cadettes)

    Drones a tons of fun, but did you know that drone technology is used for more than just fun and games? From natural disaster relief to exploration of natural phenomena, drones are a growing piece of our community. Spend a day learning about the science and technology behind drones and how to fly a drone like a pro!  COST: $35.00 per student

    • Date: October 16, 2021                                                                       
    • Times: 1:00p to 4:00p                                                             


  • Fun Camp

    FUN CAMP is offered in partnership with EMU Rec/IM

    The Rec/IM Department at EMU and [email protected] are offering an exciting opportunity for your children to participate in a multi-faceted day camp designed to promote year-round learning, friendship, and fun!

    Throughout the course of this 5-week camp, campers will work and play alongside their peers, enjoying the best that EMU has to offer. Guided by EMU student teachers and field professionals, campers will develop new skills such as coding or gardening while embarking on exciting adventures like a trip to EMU’s Planetarium, a robot relay race, or a campus-wide scavenger hunt! Campers will leave this camp more engaged with the world around them, confident, passionate about learning, and ready to take on the school year.

    This camp is designed for children ages 7 (or entering 2nd grade in the fall) through 12 (at the time of registration).

    For more information visit the Fun Camp website.

  • SAT Summer Institute 

    Let Eastern Michigan University's SAT test-preparation program help you prepare for this important test! SAT Blitz classes, offered during the academic year, are strategically scheduled for the weeks leading up to the most popular SAT test dates. Classes are scheduled to allow time to practice new skills between sessions. Our multi-week course format allows abundant opportunities for learning and for interacting with our expert instructors. Classes include 16 hours of instruction, the official preparation guide including practice tests from The College Board, a course workbook, and access to our online resources—class recordings, pre-recorded class modules, an instructor-monitored question forum, and online office hours. The SAT Blitz classes are offered in live-online format.

    For more information or to register visit EMU PPAT

  • Other EMU Camp Options

    EMU Sports Camps

    Eastern Michigan University annually sponsors summer youth camps in multiple sports. All EMU Camps and Clinics are open to any and all entrants who meet the appropriate age, gender, or grade requirement for the specific camp or clinic. For a complete list and dates, visit the EMU Sports Camps page.

    Inkstains Writing Camp

    Student writers experience the support of camp teachers and peers when they attend the Inkstains Summer Writing Camp. For more information visit Inkstains Writing Camp page.

  • Need More Information?

    If you have questions or need more information, please submit the form below. Our team will review your request and provide the best resources to assist you.