This week's selections are some of the area's summer camps for children. There are many and we probably missed some, so please add below in the comments box.
- Summer Musical Theatre Camp
At , this camp offers children ages 8 to 14 the opportunity to participate in the production of the musical Grease. The idea is to allow children the many roles of producing a musical including character development, dance, music and script exploration. For more information check the organization's website.
- Grosse Pointe Hunt Club Summer Camp
This 11-week program is for ages 5 to 13 from June 21 to Aug. 30 and is open to the public. The programs focus on the barn, tennis and swimming. They learn about grooming, bathing and feeding the horses and also go on pony rides barring extreme temperatures. The children are taught the basics of tennis including scoring and game rules. The campers end their day with a cooldown swim.
- Grosse Pointe Public School's Camp O' Fun
This camp is split into two groups: The playhouse, which serves children from kindergarten to third grade, and the clubhouse serving fourth through middle school ages. The camp features a variety of field trips throughout the summer including Metro Beach, the Detroit Zoo and a Tigers game. The clubhouse camp offers a variety of activities including a newspaper for campers to participate in, a book club, a running club and more.
- Assumption Nursery School & Toddler Center
This day camp has two divisions: early childhood serving ages 1 to 6 and youth from 7 to 12 years old. The younger division features programming with art, music, dance, storytelling, gardening and general outdoor fun. The older version focuses on confidence building and social, physical and cognitive enhancement.
- Kids' Culinary Camp
Taught by chef Donna Hollis, this camp aims to offer children ages 8 to 13 hands-on cooking experience and introduction to new foods as well as recipes. It also aims to help children make good food choices. Kids are to wear closed-toe shoes for safety and must bring an apron for their kitchen adventures.