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!


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!


  • Camp: $150 per week
  • Pre-Care: $30 per week
  • Post-Care: $30 per week


  • Camp: 9:15 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.
  • Pre-Care: 7:30 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.
  • Post-Care: 4:15 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Laugh and boy with messy smores
Play and girl in slide
Learn and kids on field trip


Week 2019 Dates
1 June 17-21
2 June 24-28
3 July 1-3, 5
4 July 8-12
5 July 15-19
6 July 22-26
7 July 29- August 2
8 August 5-9
9 August 12-16



  • Check out our day camp flyer

How to Register

Registration for 2019 will begin on March 1. Space is limited to 30 campers each week.

  • 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 Pahl Park, Supervisor @ or Julie Sigda, Park Manager @ 
  • 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