by Jill P

Summer is here! Most kids are either out of school now or have just a few more days left.

So now what? Check out our 2016 Summer Camp Guide! We’ve got an awesome listing of summer camp options. You’ll want to check out all the great camps that our area has to offer.

Benefits of Summer Camp

Here’s some of the benefits of summer camp: learn social skills, make new friends, learn a new skill or improve existing skill, stay physically active, unplug from technology, and have fun!

Summer Camp Adventures Start Here!

Use this 2016 Summer Camp Guide to plan exciting performing arts, sports camps, music camps, science camps, nature camps, specialty camps, day camps, overnight camps and so much more!

Related: Summer Bucketlist-75 Fun Things To Do With Kids This Summer

So Many Options

We love the variety of camps that are offered here in the Kalamazoo, Portage, and SW Michigan. There are so many things that your kids can try and keep the learning happening throughout the entire summer.

We’ve added a number of new camps to our summer camp guide since we originally published the guide in March. So make sure you check out all of the great options!


Camp Kidwell -1

(photo courtesy of 4-H Camp Kidwell) 

KIA Art Camp 2016

(photo courtesy of the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts)

KNC Summer Camp 2016-pig

(photo courtesy of the Kalamazoo Nature Center)


Related: VBS Guide-Your Guide to Vacation Bible Schools Around The Area

Reserve Your Spot Now

Click here to find our full Kalamazoo Summer Camp Guide 2016. Camp spaces fill up quickly, so make your kiddos summer camp reservation soon!

KIC summer camp-450

(photo courtesy of Kingdom Sports) 

 Climbing up Inflatable

(photo courtesy of Sherman Lake YMCA)


(photo courtesy of the Portage Parks & Recreation Department)

 Hoping your kiddos have a great Summer!






By | 2016-06-14T05:34:02+00:00 June 14th, 2016|Categories: Around Kalamazoo, Guides, Newly Published|Comments Off on Summer Camps – Boredom Buster Options For Summer Fun!

About the Author:

Jill is a mom of a busy 9 year old son. When not working the website, Jill likes to hike, cook, and read in her free time.