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Summer Camps at EMU

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.

REC/IM Fun Camp

June 19–August 18

Fun Camp is a summer-long day camp for children ages seven (or entering second grade in the fall) through 12. They will enjoy a variety of activities including a free swimming lesson each week and open swim every afternoon.

EMU Athletics

May through August

EMU Athletics offers camps in many sports for students throughout the summer. Check their website for the current list of offerings.


June 19–August 17

EMU partnered with the local YMCA to offer this half-day camp for children ages 8–16. The camp focuses on sports, arts and academics. Sign your student up for one session or several throughout the summer.

Flights of Imagination Summer Camp

June 19–August 25

EMU's Children's Institute hosts this summer camp program. It's a theme-oriented, play-based program for children moving into kindergarten and bridging into first grade. 

Inkstains Writer's Camp

July 10–14 or July 17–21

Inkstains is for middle school (July 10–14) and high school (July 17–21) students who want to learn more about writing. Published authors lecture as students learn good techniques through writing in several genres.

Digital Divas Camp

August 20–25

This camp is specifically for female students interested in learning more about careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Currently, our summer camp program is for high school students only and admission is highly competitive.

For More Information

REC/IM Fun Camp

Kristi Teasdale

EMU Athletics Camps
Visit website.


Jack Bidlack

Flights of Imagination

Chris Finch

Inkstains Writer's Camp

Kimberly Pavlock

Digital Divas Camp

Bia Hamed