KidSport Summer Camps
ABOUT KIDSPORT SUMMER CAMPS
KidSport Summer Camps offers children in grades PreK-5th the opportunity to learn and play a variety of team sports, individual sports, team building games, fitness and other physical education activities, in a non-competitive and fun sports environment. The activities are age-appropriate and developed by experts in children’s physical education. KidSport Summer Camps are staffed by certified teachers, Applied Exercise Science and Education majors, University of Michigan students and athletes, and other highly qualified individuals focused on providing a first-rate experience for your kids!
LOCATION: Estabrook Elementary School, 1555 W. Cross St, Ypsilanti, MI
REGISTER TODAY! LINK: myumi.ch/6Np82
KIDSPORT SUMMER CAMP DESCRIPTIONS
Ages 4-11, 8:00am-Noon, $160/week
Fun, action-packed games, activities, fitness, team building, and sports. A little bit of something for every kid! Campers will be grouped according to age.
Lunch: Ages 4-11, Noon-1:00pm, $20/week
Supervised by KidSport Staff. Food is NOT provided.
Week 9 (8/14-8/18) is SWIM WEEK!
Mornings only, $235/week. Camp will consist of swim lessons, water safety activities, pool games, and free swim.
KidSport Summer Fun Afternoons
Ages 4-6, 1:00pm-4:00pm, $120/week
Each week, campers experience a brand new, active, and fun theme, filled with age appropriate physical activities, games, and crafts.
|1||6/19-6/23||Under the Sea|
|2||6/26-6/30||What's in the Barnyard?|
|3||7/3-7/7 **no camp 7/4**||America|
|4||7/10-7/14||Astronauts in Space|
|6||7/24-7/28||Bugs, Bugs, Bugs|
|7||7/31-8/4||Fairy Tale Fun|
|9||8/14-8/18||Jamming in the Jungle|
KidSport Athletics Afternoons
Ages 7-11, 1:00pm-4:00pm, $120/week
Each week features a different sport, teaching basic, fundamental skills, rules, team building and sportsmanship.
|3||7/3-7/7 **no camp 7/4**||Golf & Pickleball|
|8||8/7-8/11||Golf & Pickleball|
Ages 4-11, 4:00pm-5:00pm, $10/week
Supervised games and activities led by KidSport Staff.
Kinesiology Community Programs
830 N. University Ave #4125
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1048
When does registration close?
Registration closes weekly on Thursdays for camp the following Monday. If there is space available, we are often able to accommodate late registrations. Please email email@example.com for assistance registering, and be advised there will be a $20 late fee added to the registration fee.
When is payment due?
Payment in full is due no later than the Thursday before your session starts. If payment has not been received, your registration will be canceled and your account will incur $35 cancellation fee. This fee will not be waived, even if the registration is reinstated.
What does my child need to bring to KidSport?
Your child should bring:
- Water bottle
- Snack (2 snacks if staying all day, 3 snacks if staying for after care)
- Lunch (if camper has registered for lunch)
- Gym shoes/sneakers (no open toe shoes, flip-flops, etc..)
- Comfortable clothing
- Towel (optional, to sit on during lunch)
We are a nut-free camp (Nut-free guidelines). Please do not pack peanuts, tree nuts, sesame, or hummus.
What if my camper has allergies, medications, or special needs?
Please enter all pertinent information when registering on CampDoc. Epi-pens and asthma inhalers will remain with the camper in their backpack and tagged. Any other medication must be given to the Camp Director upon arrival for safekeeping. If your child needs special accommodations or there is any additional information you feel we should know about your child, please send the Assistant Director (firstname.lastname@example.org) an email the week prior to camp with details or to set up a phone call. We greatly appreciate any information you can share with us, and this gives us time to prepare and ensure the best camp experience possible.
All of our camp counselors are American Red Cross certified in Adult & Pediatric CPR/AED, First Aid, Bloodborne Pathogens, and Asthma/Epi-Pen Administration.
For 2023 we're introducing KidSport Adaptive Camps. KidSport Adaptive is specifically designed to address the modifications that may be needed by children with neurodevelopmental or physical differences. Children who have higher support needs may have a more engaged, comfortable experience in KidSport Adaptive than they would in KidSport Summer Camps.
For 2023 we offer KidSport Adaptive:
- June 26-30
- July 24-28
Visit our KidSport Adaptive page to learn more!
How do you group campers and what are your camper to counselor ratios?
Campers are placed in groups by age and/or ability. If the camper would like to be grouped with a friend, please enter that information on CampDoc during registration.
Our counselor to camper ratio is no more than 1:10.
Where do I drop-off and pick-up my child?
Camp takes place at Estabrook Elementary School, 1555 W. Cross St, Ypsilanti, MI. Detailed drop-off and pick-up instructions will be posted and emailed to participants prior to the start of camp.
If you are unsure where to drop-off or pick-up your camper, look for our KidSport flags!
What if I need to change my registration? What is your cancellation and refund policy?
Registration change requests should be sent to Beth Lee (email@example.com). Please double-check your schedule before submitting your registration, as a $20 processing fee will be assessed for any requested registration changes.
Cancellations must be requested thru CampDoc at least seven (7) days before the start date of the camp to receive a refund. Refund requests will not be considered after that. All refunds will incur a $35 cancellation fee. Refunds will be issued to the credit card used during registration. We are not able to issue credits, or pro-rate refunds for student absences. If a camper is unable to attend camp due to a COVID-related issue, please email Beth Lee (firstname.lastname@example.org) as soon as possible and we will work with the family to transfer registration to an alternate week.
In the event KidSport cancels camp, a full refund will be issued to participants.
Do you offer after-camp care?
Yes! Aftercare is available for campers enrolled in the afternoon sessions, and is available between 4-5pm, for $40 per week. If your child is not picked up by 5pm, a late fee of $1 per child/per minute will be charged.
Do you offer scholarships?
Yes, we offer need-based scholarships. KidSport strives to ensure as many children as possible are given the opportunity to enjoy our summer camp. Throughout the year, we offer KidSport Huddles to raise money for the Jeff Reese KidSport Scholarship Fund. We are proud to offer scholarships to children who receive free/reduced meals, or meet specific HUD income guidelines. The Jeff Reese KidSport Scholarship is designed to assist families with children meet the cost of the KidSport Summer Camps program. Scholarships are awarded based on the evaluation of the information, and how much we were able to raise during the year. Information is available in CampDoc during registration.
Who do I call for questions?
Kerry Winkelseth, Director
Phone: (734) 635-3584
For billing and registration questions:
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HEALTH & SAFETY PRACTICES
PLEASE NOTE: COVID regulations and restrictions are constantly evolving. KidSport will update our policies and procedures as needed, and in accordance with University of Michigan's policies. More information can be found on U-M Health Response and Children on Campus websites.
- Daily questionnaire for staff and campers using ResponsiBLUE & ResponsiBLUE Guest
- Frequent hand washing
- Increased cleaning and sanitizing of equipment
- Utilizing large indoor and outdoor spaces
- Following up-to-date CDC and U-M Children on Campus guidelines
KIDSPORT CAMP IS SPELLED F.U.N!
(Please note: "KidSport Clinics" mentioned in this video is now called "KidSport Huddles.")
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