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2023 Summer Camps

Summer Camps

2023 Camps

Register early for your 2023 summer! See the Summer Recreation Guide for complete camp descriptions or search the activity numbers linked in the drop downs. 

PLEASE NOTE: Grandparents cannot register grandchildren outside of their household unless a parent has completed the registration form and signed the liability waiver. Download the registration form here.

2023 Sports Camps are here! 
Download the 2023 Sports Camp Brochure
NEW! Disc Golf Camp and Synchronized Swim Camp just added. Jr Basketball Camps are reopened for registration. Download the brochure to learn more.

2023 Camps

2023 Troy Sports Camps
Download the 2023 Sports Camp brochure

Sports Camps are provided by Troy Recreation and Troy School District. Camps are taught by award-winning coaches and staff. We'll be offering the following camps and more! 
2023 Camps and Dates
Updated 5/18/2023
Two new camps just added! See details in the brochure. 

  • NEW: Disc Golf (Gr 6–8)
    • 7/31–8/3
  • NEW: Synchronized Swim (Gr 5–12)
    • 8/14–8/18
  • Junior Basketball (Gr K-2)
    • 6/26–6/30
    • 7/10–7/14
    • 7/17–7/21
    • 8/7–8/11
  • Girls Basketball (Gr 3–5 & Gr 6–8)
    • 6/19–6/23 
    • 8/14–8/18
  • Boys Basketball (Gr 3–8)
    • 6/19–6/23 
    • 7/10–7/13
  • Cheerleading (Gr K–8)
    • 7/24–7/28
  • Extreme Recess (Gr 3–8)
    • 6/19–6/23 
    • 8/7–8/11
  • Fast Pitch Softball (Gr 4–8)
    • 7/10–7/14
  • Athens Football (Gr 3–8)
    • 6/19–6/22
  • Troy High Football (Gr 3–8)
    • 7/10–7/13
  • Golf (Gr 3–7)
    • 6/19–6/23 
    • 6/26–6/30 
    • 7/10–7/14 
    • 7/17–7/21 
    • 7/24–7/28 
    • 7/31–8/4 
    • 8/3–8/11 
    • 8/14–8/18
  • Gotta Dance (Gr Pre-K–6+)
    • Session 1: Tue, 6/27–7/25 (no class 7/4)
    • Session 2: Wed, 8/2–8/23
  • Rugby (Gr 6–8)
    • 6/19–6/23
  • Speed & Agility (Gr K–8)
    • 7/31–8/3
  • Tennis 
    • Gr 1–6: 6/19–6/23 | 7/31–8/4
    • Gr 7–8: 7/17–7/21
  • Track & Field (Gr 2–8)
    • 6/20–6/23
    • 7/31–8/4
  • Volleyball
    • Gr 6–8: 7/24–7/29
    • Gr 3–5: 7/31–8/4
  • Wrestling (Gr K–7)
    • 6/19–6/23
    • 7/24–7/28
  • Athletic Training (Gr 9–12) 
    • 7/31–8/4
  • Soccer (Gr Pre–5)
    • 6/26–6/30 | 7/10–7/14
Day Camps

  • ALL DAY CAMPS: Mon–Fri, 9 am–4 pm
  • FEE: $230 Residents, $240 Non-Residents
  • LOCATION: Troy Community Center
  • DEADLINE: Registration closes the Friday before each camp begins at 4 pm.
  • TO REGISTER: Click links listed below. See all camp descriptions in the Spring Recreation Guide

Registration fees for all Day Camps include: supervision, camp shirt, and entry fees for field trips. Before and after care available separately (details on next page). Each camp will have one pizza party lunch during the week. Campers will swim outside at Troy Family Aquatic Center on warm days and inside at Troy Community Center on cooler days.

All Campers will need to bring water bottle, healthy lunch and snack, sunscreen, swim suit, towel, and tennis shoes. All camps go off site for one field trip during the week. Field trip locations are subject to change.

Camps for Ages 5–7
Camps for Ages 8–12
Pop Up Camps
We aren't holding a traditional camp the week of July 4, but join us for a pop up camp July 5 or 6! Camps include play in the Community Center gym and lots of outside time. Both camps include pizza lunch. Each camp has a specialty class with a guest. 
$35 Residents, $38 Non-Resident per camp. Each camp meets from 9 am–4 pm at Troy Community Center.
  • July 5: Cooking with Mr. Matt | Act #3400-A3
    Children will engage in a cooking class with award winning caterer Mr. Matt from Celebrity Catering. Join us as we learn how to make a sweet and nutritious summer snack idea. Children will be making watermelon “pizza”.
  • July 6: Caricatures with Mr. Andrew | Act #3400-B3
    Come learn how to draw caricatures with Mr. Andrew. Local artist Andrew Singman will draw a caricature of each child registered, teach the children how to draw caricatures, and give them time to do the drawing themselves. 
Safety Town

  • ALL SAFETY TOWN CAMPS: Mon–Thu, 9 am–2 pm
  • FEE PER CAMP: $130 Residents, $140 Non-Residents
  • LOCATION: Troy Community Center
  • TO REGISTER: Search Act #6302 for Safety Town 1 and Act #6303 for Safety Town 2. See all camp descriptions in the Spring Recreation Guide

If your child is entering Kindergarten, you will need to call the Rec Dept at 248.524.3484 to enter their grade into your household for the first time. We recommend calling ahead of registration day.

Safety Town 1: Entering Kindergarten
  • 6/19–6/22
  • 7/10–7/13
  • 7/24–7/27
  • 8/7–8/10

Safety Town 2: Entering 1st Grade
  • 6/26–6/29
  • 7/17–7/20
  • 7/31–8/3
  • 8/14–8/17
FAME Performing Arts Camp

Experience a week-long odyssey into the world of jazz, dance, theatre, music and art. Children will master the foundations of performing arts discipline. The week culminates with an on-stage performance for parents. Campers are grouped by age and experience. Bring a daily sack lunch for the full day program.

Available Camps:
  • Grades Pre-K to 1: M–Th, 7/10–7/13 | $80 Res, $90 NR
  • Grades 2–6: M–F, 7/17–7/21 | $143 Res, $153 NR
  • Grades 3–8: M–F, 7/24–7/28 | $143 Res, $153 NR


Rainbow Preschool Camps

  • ALL PRESCHOOL CAMPS: Mon–Thu, 9:30–11:30 am
  • FEE PER CAMP: $105 Residents, $115 Non-Residents
  • LOCATION: Rainbow Preschool inside Troy Community Center
  • AGES: 3–6
  • TO REGISTER: Search Act #2310. See all camp descriptions in the Spring Recreation Guide

Camps include: free play, circle time, outdoor play time, and themed crafts. A small snack will be provided at the end of each day. Children must be fully potty trained to attend these camps. Camps are led by Rainbow Preschool teachers. Fee includes: instruction, supplies, and a Rainbow Preschool shirt.

  • Summer Blast Off: 6/19–6/22
  • Music & Movement: 6/26–6/29
  • Down on the Farm: 7/10–7/13
  • Camping Adventures: 7/17–7/20
  • Nature Explorers: 7/24–7/27
  • Around the World: 7/31–8/31
  • Under the Sea Adventures: 8/7–8/10
Snapology Camps

  • ALL SNAPOLOGY CAMPS: Mon–Fri, fees vary
  • LOCATION: Troy Community Center
  • DEADLINE: Registration closes at 4 pm the Friday before each camp begins
  • TO REGISTER: Search Act #6300. See all camp descriptions in the Spring Recreation Guide

Snapology Camps meet in the mornings and afternoons. For those registering for both sessions, creative play will occur from 9 am–4 pm. Pick up can occur as late as 5 pm for afternoon camps. Children should bring a packed lunch if attending both camps.

Available Camps:

  • Snapology Movie Favorites: 6/19–6/23
  • Pokemania: 6/19–6/23
  • Incredible Inventions: 6/26–6/30
  • STEAM Survivor: 6/26–6/30
  • Basic Engineers: 7/10–7/14
  • Kinderbots: 7/10–7/14
  • Let's Make a Movie-Animation Studios: 7/17–7/21
  • Advanced Mining and Building: 7/17–7/21
  • Ninja Adventures: 7/24–7/28
  • Snapology Scientists: 7/24–7/28
  • Jedi Masters: 7/31–8/4
  • Brick Art & Design Lab: 7/31–8/4
  • Amusement Park Engineering: 8/7–8/11
  • Combat Robot: 8/7–8/11
  • Planes, Trains, and Automobiles: 8/14–8/18
  • Mega Machines Robotics: 8/14–8/18
  • Real World Robotics: 8/21–8/25
  • Amazing Race: 8/21–8/25
Art Camps

  • ALL ART CAMPS: Two days, 1–3 pm
  • FEE PER CAMP: $59 Residents, $69 Non-Residents
  • LOCATION: Troy Community Center
  • AGES: 6–14
  • TO REGISTER: Search Act #6305. See all camp descriptions in the Spring Recreation Guide

All supplies included. No experience necessary! Art Camps are taught by Jan Lindell-Meinhard, who has Bachelor of Fine Arts and a Master of Arts from Wayne State University, and is an experienced and enthusiastic art instructor. 

Available Camps:

  • Sketchbook: 7/10–7/11
  • Create & Color: 7/12–7/13
  • Water Colors: 7/17–7/18
  • Oil Pastels: 7/19–7/20
  • Pastels: 7/24–7/25
  • Acrylics: 7/26–7/27
  • Colored Pencils: 7/31–8/1
Enchanted Camps

  • ALL ENCHANTED CAMPS: One day only, 11 am–12:15 pm
  • FEE: $70 Residents, $80 Non-Residents*
  • LOCATION: Stine Park Shelter
  • DEADLINE: Registration closes 3 days prior to camp. Minimum of 5 registrants required to run camp.

Our special guests from the Enchanted Princess Party have partnered with us again to teach their trades! All little princesses and princes are invited to these single-day camps. There will be time focused on learning a fun new skill, a story time, and extra time to play with our special guest. Parent or guardian must be present for duration of camp. *Multi-child discount: $60 Res, $70 NR per child for multiple children in one household in the same camp

Act # Camp Day Date
5530-A3 Create Wonder Camp Sat June 24
5530-B3 Painting Camp with the Tower Princess Sat July 15
5530-C3 Tea Party Camp with the Wonderland Girl Sat July 29
5530-D3 Train Like a Superhero Camp Sat Aug 12
*Mermaid fins not provided. Must be able to swim independently
Stage Nature Center Camps

Register for these camp through Stage Nature Center only. Registration for Nature Camps will open on April 1, 2023. Visit their website to learn more and register. 

Nature Day Camp

Sign your child up for this fantastic program! Every adventure filled day will include fun interactive games, activities, and crafts. Children will sweep for insects in the meadow, explore life on a log using "bug" boxes and magnifiers, look for signs of wildlife along the trail and much more! Camp is held rain or shine. Bring a sack lunch each day. We will  provide beverages and an afternoon snack.

  • Fee: $190, $175 TNS Members
  • Dates: 6/27–6/30
  • Ages: 6–8 and 9–11

Earth Explorers

Children will explore forest, meadow, and pond, observing the animals and plants found in those communities. Catching and observing insects, hiking the trails, watching birds and other animals at the feeders, playing simple nature games, and making crafts with a nature theme are some of the activities that will take place. Each child will take home a “bug” box and a magnifying lens.

  • Fee: $98, $88 TNS Members
  • Dates: 7/18–7/21
  • Ages:4–5

River Camp
If your child is fascinated with water, river life, streams and more, this is the right camp! Activities will include stream exploration, water experiments, water testing and learning more about the animals that depend on water like fish, frogs, and turtles. Children will build their own boats to race down the Rouge River! Everyone should prepare to get dirty and come daily with boots. Bring a sack lunch each day. Beverages and an afternoon snack will be provided.
  • Fee: $190, $175 TNS Members
  • Dates: 8/15–8/18
  • Ages: 6–10