Day Camp

Independence Lake Camp

Come and Join Us For an Amazing Camp Experience!

Independence Lake County Park currently offers a summer day camp program. Our camp aims to provide your child with an enjoyably unique experience they will remember for years to come. We hope to see you there!

All Summer day camps operated by the Washtenaw County Parks & Recreation Commission are licensed by the state of Michigan!

Summer 2021  Covid-19 Information;

Campers will be subject to Health Screening questions and temperature check upon arrival. Campers need to come to camp with a mask, follow cleaning and hygiene procedures and be prepared to spend most of the day outside. Day Camp will be utilizing the playground, Spray park, swim area/beach, concessions and  restroom facilities that are also open to the public. Park Naturalists will be presenting and running activities to campers throughout the session(s).


Children who have completed Kindergarten through 11 years of age are welcome.


  • Weekly themes that are incorporated into daily activities
  • Arts and crafts for all ages and abilities daily
  • Small and large group games daily
  • Boating in both paddle boats and row boats
  • Weekly visits to the lake swim area for: swimming, sand castles, and water games
  • Weekly visits to Blue Heron Bay
  • Nature program on Wednesday's with the Park Naturalist
  • Fishing from the pier on Friday's with the Park Naturalist
  • Weekly Friday cookouts
  • Much, Much More!


  • $200 per child all inclusive.
  • No more pre/post care fees.
  • $10 second sibling discount
  • Payment plans available through registration form only upon request on form. 


  • Camper Check-In 8:00 - 9:00am
  • Structured Camp Activities 9:00 -5:00pm
  • Camper Check-out 5:00 - 6:00pm
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Play and girl in slide
Learn and kids on field trip


Week 2021 Dates
1 June 14-18
2 June 21-25
3 June 28 - July 2
4 July 5-9
5 July 12-16
6 July 19-23
7 July 26-30
8 August 2-6
9 August 9-13



  • Check out our day camp flyer

How to Register

Registration for 2021 will begin on March 1. Space is limited to 30 campers each week.

Please Note: Credit card numbers are only accepted through Fax, Mail, In Person and Online. Do NOT email form with a credit card number on it. If a registration form is emailed, we will call to get your credit card number. 

  • Online: Select "Day Camp" and then "Independence Lake" to choose which weeks to register for
  • Fax the registration form and payment information to Independence Lake County Park at 734-449-8507
  • Email the form to Julie Shoner, Park Supervisor @ [email protected] or Julie Sigda, Park Manager @ [email protected] 
  • Register in person at the Independence Lake County Park Office
  • Mail a registration form and payment to:
    Independence Lake
    3200 Jennings Road
    Whitmore Lake, MI 48189