INDIVIDUAL CAMP OPTIONS

The following camps are sold by the week. Purchase one week, a few weeks or piece together the entire summer. All camps are from 9AM to noon (except full day field trips). Looking for all day care? Add on our pre-camp and after-camp program at an hourly rate.

These specific camps are for children entering 2nd grade through 8th grade in the Fall. Looking for something for younger kids? Check out our Junior Camps. Campers will be grouped by age.

ADVENTURE HALF-DAY FIELD TRIP $195/week

This field trip camp will keep you on the edge of your seat! We'll give you clues. We'll tell you what to wear... but that's it! Jump on our bus, fasten your seat belt and we'll take off on a new, exciting adventure every day. We promise each day will behold some of the coolest destinations in town.
Offered 9am to noon weeks of 6-19, 8-7


AMAZING ACCESSORIES $155/week

This one combines two of our favorites, high fashion design and accessories. Make all the perfect accompaniments for your summer/fall wardrobe. Projects include necklaces, foot jewelry, bracelets, earrings, finger weave belts, hair wraps, clips and a super trendy handbag. Throw in a mani/pedi and be the hottest trendsetter around!
Offered 9am-noon weeks of 6-19, 7-17

ANIMAL PLANET FIELD TRIP $350/week

*This is an all-day camp and runs 9am-4pm. Lunch is included. Calling all animal lovers! There is always a waiting list for this favorite! In this field trip camp, we'll explore an Alpaca Farm and learn how these unique animals are more loving and loyal than dogs. We'll travel to a Buffalo Ranch for a day of horseback riding on trails and learn to feed and care for buffalo. We'll escape to Lansing's awesome Potter Park Zoo for camel rides. We'll hit the Detroit Zoo for a massive scavenger hunt. On Friday, we'll hit the new aquarium and Rain Forest Café at Great Lakes Crossing. What a week!
Offered 9am-4pm week of 7-31

ART 101 $155/week

Whether you're a beginner or a practiced "artiste", everyone will learn something new in this one. Campers will put together a framed portfolio collection for the week focusing on several mediums. We'll use watercolors to create a landscape painting. We'll work step by step with mirrors and sketch self-portraits with pencils & charcoals. Finally, we'll match colors & tiles to create a mosaic masterpiece. Each completed project will be matted and framed by the artist.
Offered 9am-noon weeks of 7-24, 8-14


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BROADCAST NEWS $135/week

Do you want to become the next star reporter, writer, director or producer? Camp Mirage is broadcasting a daily news magazine show and we need talent! Our counselors will teach you how to research, write, produce, shoot & edit field reports documenting the latest & greatest human interest stories, entertainment & sports highlights at Camp. We love this one. This is a camp that can be taken again and again!
Offered 9am-noon weeks of 7-3, 7-24, 8-14

CAMP MIRAGE EXTREME $135/week

Have you attended several camps and are ready for the next level? Or, are you a newbie who wants to jump in head first? Our CM Extreme Campers start each morning by running the camp wide bonfire. Then we break off for a new and extreme adventure each day. We're talking rock climbing, mud pit Olympics, golf cart drivers ed and a field trip next door to McDonalds. On Thursday, we'll hone our business skills and make a special canteen treat to make a little spending moolah. Friday is the big day. It's the very special camp tradition called Color Wars! This is going to be one week of extreme fun!
Offered 9am-noon weeks of 6-19, 7-3, 7-17, 7-31, 8-14

CAMP MIRAGE FAVES $135/week

This camp is the bomb! It's our camper's favorite and the counselor's most requested. And it's perfect for any age. We'll start with gaga, the most popular pastime at Camp Mirage. Gaga is a form of dodge ball from Israel and it has a HUGE following here! We're going to kick it up a notch this year with pickle ball, nuke em, kickball, capture the flag, mini golf, rock climbing, driving range, human fly trap, spider web and much more! This camp rocks year after year!
Offered 9am-noon weeks of 6-26, 7-10, 7-24, 8-7, 8-21

CHUTES & LADDERS FIELD TRIP CAMP $350/week

*This is an all-day camp and runs 9am- 4pm. Lunch is included. What goes up must come down! In this field trip camp, be prepared for lots of stomach dropping adventures. We'll start by harnessing in for a high ropes course 35 feet in the air. We'll tackle massive rock walls at Planet Rock. Soar down water slides & conquer wave pools at Rolling Hills Water Park. We'll visit Cirque Amongus and learn how to swing from a trapeze, walk on a tight rope and unicycle. Finish the week at Splash Universe! Wowza! All campers must be at least 54" tall and 8 years old.
Offered 9am-4pm week of 7-10


CIT (COUNSELOR IN TRAINING) SHADOW PROGRAM $85/week

This camp is offered to kids entering 8th and 9th grade in the Fall. In this popular shadow program, you'll be paired with a specific counselor to mentor for the week. Maybe you'll choose to work with our Junior Campers or assist with Nerf. The decision is yours. This year our CIT's will have more specific responsibilities like leading the morning bonfire and assisting with canteen time. This is where plenty of counselors got their start, so get ready and sign up for more than one week!
Offered 9am-noon weeks of 6-19, 6-26, 7-3, 7-10, 7-17, 7-24, 7-31, 8-7, 8-14, 8-21 8-28


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CSI FORENSICS $155/week

Dun Dun Dun... A crime has been committed at Camp Mirage and it's up to our forensic scientists and detectives to solve it. On Monday, we'll tape off the "scene", collect evidence and analyze data. We"ll focus on fingerprinting, lip printing, shoe prints & impressions. Projects will involve forgery/handwriting and ink analysis. Crime fighters will use scientific techniques & deductive reasoning to narrow down whodunit! All collected data, combined with crafty detective work will leave us with three suspects who will stand trial on Friday.
Offered 9am-noon weeks of 6-19, 7-10, 7-31

DAREDEVIL FIELD TRIP $350/week

*This is an all-day camp and runs 9am-4pm. Lunch is included. Calling all daredevils! Yeah, we are talking to you!!! This is the camp you've been waiting for. We'll soar down insane water slides at Splash Village in Frankenmuth. Feel the need for speed? We'll test out indoor karts for some rad racing. Throw in a trampoline park, high ropes course and rock climbing and this week is going to be ahhmazing! All campers must be at least 54" tall and 8 years old.
Offered 9am-4pm weeks of 7-17, 8-21

DRAGSTER $155/week

If you love cars... designing cars, building cars, racing cars, even riding in cars... this camp is for you! We'll build and race air powered & balloon powered cars, battery operated & solar powered automobiles. The big event... we'll divide into groups of 3 and build a pinewood race car for the end of week Pinewood Derby. Strap in, you're in for a wild ride!
Offered 9am-Noon week of 7-3, 7-24, 8-14


DUDE CAMP $135/week

A CM Legend! Parents, don't tell the kids but we're going to teach your sons to be classy gentlemen. They'll learn the importance of brotherhood, teamwork & philanthropy. Boys, this is THE camp to be in! Think lots of manly sports like football, hoops & golf. Wanna learn how to drive a golf cart? We'll go through golf cart driver's ed. On Wednesday, it's the Ironman Challenge with obstacle courses and mud pit Olympics. Throw in secret handshakes, practical jokes (lots of practical jokes) and bonding and you'll have a whole new set of best friends for life!
Offered 9am-noon weeks of 6-19, 7-10, 7-31, 8-21

ECO ART $155/week

Transform recycled materials into funky, useable art. We love this Camp and we wish we had room for pictures because it's shocking how beautiful they turn out. We'll make a gorgeous bird feeder out of stain glass jugs and cans. We'll make eggshell flowerpots, a bottle bank and a tin can desk organizer. Show off your creativity and help the environment at the same time!
Offered 9am-noon weeks of 7-3, 7-31, 8-21


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FLAG FOOTBALL $135/week

Careful, you might get blindsided! All you football fans... are you ready to learn how to throw, catch and punt like a pro? This non-contact camp stresses teamwork, sportsmanship, technique, rules and all the exciting trick plays you see on TV. Skill stations, drills and games will focus on speed, agility, offense and defense. Flag Football is divided by age / skill level.
Offered 9am-noon weeks of 7-17, 8-14


GIRLS POWER $135/week

Girls… you asked for it! Your very own FEARLESS girls only camp. Yes, we'll do the secret handshakes, golf cart drivers ed & demolition day. We'll learn the basics of hip-hop dance to give us some confidence on the dance floor. We'll enjoy a day of all things SPA!!! Manicures, facials, pedicures & healthy snacks. We'll focus on self-esteem building, bullying and cliques. Finally, we'll work on a large philanthropy project that will help a local charity and teach the importance of giving back to the community. This is girl power bonding at its' best!
Offered 9am-noon weeks of 6-26, 7-10, 8-7

GOLF 101 $135/week

Fore! Watch out for the COOLEST golf lessons in town. Campers will learn the fundamentals of grip, stance and posture. Then we'll focus on the proper use of the three clubs… the driver, putter & wedge and teach different shots that can be used with each club. Rules, proper etiquette & safety will also be addressed. There will be lots of exciting long drive, putting and chipping contests too. Gain the confidence you need to hit the greens! Golf clubs are available or bring your own.
Offered 9am-noon weeks of 6-19, 7-10, 7-31

GOLF, INTERMEDIATE! $160/week

Take the next step in moving towards the course. Our Pro will breakdown your actual swing as far as mechanicals and timing. But don't forget about fun! This camp is full of it! As an extra bonus, we'll travel to Bushwood Golf Course to play 9-holes. Golf clubs will be available or bring your own.
Offered 9am-noon weeks of 6-26, 8-7, 7-17

GOLF, ADVANCED $185/week

Do you have experience playing on a golf course? If so, this camp is for you! First, we'll spend three days at the driving range at Oasis Golf Center perfecting our swing. We'll focus on driving, chipping and putting through individual lessons and drills by our Golf Pro. Then it's off to the course, where we'll spend two days playing as many holes as we can squeeze in. Golf course rules, regulations & etiquette will also be addressed. **Campers must have at least one year golf experience. Campers must bring their own bag of clubs.
Offered 9am-noon weeks of 7-24, 8-14, 8-21

GROSSOLOGY & FREAKY EXPERIMENTS $155/week

Be amazed! Be awed! Scream! We were going to put "science" in the title but didn't want you to think this will be anything like school. These experiments are too messy, too repulsive & too annoying to do anywhere else. Each day we'll do one mind-boggling group experiment and then we'll buddy up for experiments of our own. Here are a few to peak your interest… skateboard rocket cars, virtual vomit, exploding toothpaste, atomic worms, vanishing peanuts, pseudo snot, potato shooters, rotten egg stink bombs, screaming balloons & the amazing, exploding zit. Whew, and that's just a start. If it's nasty, we're doing it.
Offered 9am-noon weeks of 7-3, 7-24, 8-14


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HALL OF FAME SPORTS CAMP $135/week

Walter Payton, Cal Ripken Jr., Mia Hamm, Michael Jordan… Are you going to be the next inductee? In this sports sampler, we'll produce lots of MVP Players. We'll conquer basketball, football, street hockey, baseball and soccer. Each day will consist of drills, scrimmages & fast-paced games. Parents, this camp will give your kids the confidence they need for try-outs.
Offered 9am-noon weeks of 6-26, 7-17, 8-7

HALF-DAY FIELD TRIP CAMP $195/week

Let us take your adventurous wild child on the road! We'll hop on our bus in the morning and cram in as much fun as possible before lunch! Every day is going to rock! Bowling, roller blading, trampoline park, laser tag, mini golf and go-karts. Is it naptime yet! This is the perfect way to start the day!
Offered 9am-noon week of 7-24

HARRY POTTER $155/week

Join us on platform 9 ¾ and escape on Hogwarts Express into the wizarding world of Harry Potter. We'll begin with wand making and sorting into houses. Then the week is divided into 2 parts...classes and challenges between houses. You'll attend potions class. We'll teach you how to defend yourself against the dark arts in spells class. And we'll learn the art of dueling, which is sure to turn into a fierce house competition. Challenges include the tri wizard tournament, daily quidditch matches, transfiguration battle and the sorcerer's stone challenge. Don't forget the butterbeer and those nasty jelly beans. We're doing it all!
Offered 9am-noon weeks of 6-26, 7-17, 8-7, 8-21

HOLLYWOOD MOVIE MAKING $135/week

This is one of our best! Whether you're interested in being in front of the camera or behind the scenes, this camp has something for everyone. We need a director, camera operators, set designers, hair & make-up and of course, the actors. Each camper will have a role in front of and behind the camera to help put together a killer short movie. Mon, Tues and Wed are script development, set design and rehearsal. We shoot on location at Camp on Thurs & Fri. The movie will be posted privately on YouTube to show family and friends. Each week will be a different script so if this camp is for you, consider more than one week.
Offered 9am-noon weeks of 6-19, 7-10, 7-31, 8-21


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HOOPS $135/week

Always one of our most popular camps! Our instructors will help improve every part of your game by focusing on shooting, passing & dribbling. We'll teach offense and defense techniques, ball handling, rules & sportsmanship. Each day consists of fun drills and games like king of the court and lightning. Daily tournaments allow everyone to show off their skills.
Offered 9am-noon weeks of 7-10, 8-7

JAM-PACKED FIELD TRIP $350/week

*This is an all-day camp and runs 9am-4pm. Lunch is included. This is a full week of jam packed awesomeness! Are you ready? Hold on, cause here we go. Bowling, movies, rollerblading, laser tag, mini golf, go-karts, bounce houses, arcades, water parks and swimming pools. Whew! How are we going to fit it all in? Two HUGE adventures a day with lunch as a breather!
Offered 9am-4pm weeks of 6-26, 8-14

LAST HURRAH, a.k.a. SQUEEZE IN AS MUCH FUN AS POSSIBLE CAMP $155/week

This camp is only offered the week of August 28th. Look at it like it's your last chance at freedom before it's back to the books! This week, we're importing the fun. One day will be filled with massive inflatables; obstacle courses, jousting, slides and more. Carnival day will involve a dozen real carnival games, temporary tattoos, cotton candy and balloon launches. We'll end the week by bringing in a circus company who will teach us trapeze arts, unicycling, magic, stilts & tight wire. We'll fill in the rest with all kinds of sports, unique art projects & water games. Expect lots of surprises along the way. This isn't going to be an ordinary week at Camp Mirage. This is going to be The Last Hurrah!
Offered 9am-noon the week of 8-28


LEGO CAMP, MASTER CREATOR $145/week

The sky is the limit in this building camp! We'll have dozens of kits and huge bins of Legos at our fingertips! Campers will start with basic engineering and design tips, and the creative juices will flow from there! We're starting BIG with blueprints to build your Lego dream home. Campers will design and construct Lego air & space crafts. Finally, we'll build the ultimate Lego race car… then race your fellow campers for the Lego Cup trophy.
Offered 9am-noon weeks of 6-26, 7-10, 7-24, 8-7, 8-21

LEGO, NINJAGO $145/week

Let the battle between good and evil begin! We'll start the week by dividing into 2 armies. Each camper will choose a Ninjago character and power for battle. We've got the latest and greatest kits to build underworld fortresses, castles, temples, fire dragons, prisons, catapults & more! Daily spinjitzu battles will rank characters. Sword making and jousting are also on the agenda. At the end of the week is the showdown between kingdoms. Don't miss this one!
Offered 9am-noon weeks of 6-19, 7-3, 7-17, 7-31, 8-14

MINECRAFT $145/week

This is our HOT camp of the season! We're taking Minecraft out of the gaming device and bringing it into real life. Think LARP (live action role play) with lots of Minecraft characters, challenges and battles. Campers will work in groups to survive the unknown world at Camp Mirage. They'll start on terrains, create buildings and gather resources to survive, plan fighting strategies and execute missions. Every single camper is going to learn something new each day by watching tutorials and being taught by their peers. Parents, Minecraft is a great vehicle to teach teambuilding and problem solving. This is going to be a great week!
Offered 9am-noon weeks of 6-19, 7-3, 7-17, 7-31, 8-14


NERF, APOCOLYPSE $145/week

The apocalypse is coming in this live action role playing adventure! This camp is one huge Zombie Land battle for survival. We'll fight gruesome zombies, solve mysteries and protect our camp. As more kids become zombies, the harder it's going to be to survive! An ongoing story line will continue throughout the week with new missions presented each day. Games include humans vs zombies, target accuracy, apocalypse training, rescue the humans, waves of zombies and more! We will provide a variety of Nerf equipment. If your child chooses to bring his/ her own, Camp Mirage is not responsible for lost or stolen items.
Offered 9am—noon weeks of 6-19, 7-3, 7-17, 7-31, 8-14

NERF, SPECIAL FORCES $145/week

This camp puts the ultimate skills of a Nerf master to test! We'll divide you into 2 teams for the week to carry out a new secret mission daily. We'll engage in daily combat training, recon missions and recovering prisoners of war. Nerf obstacle courses and war paint will keep your head in the game while we "travel" the globe to carry out missions behind enemy lines. Games include capture the flag, free for all, medic and disarm the bomb. We'll use a point and reward system to keep track in this live action role playing adventure. We will provide a variety of Nerf equipment. If your child chooses to bring his/her own, Camp Mirage is not responsible for lost or stolen items.
Offered 9am-noon weeks of 6-26, 7-10, 7-24, 8-7, 8-21


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POKEMON $145/week

Calling all trainers! Pokemon… GO!!!! The Pokemon creatures have arrived at Camp and are looking for their people. We'll provide all the cards for 5 days of awesomeness! We're talking battles and live action role play, video gaming and more. This was the camp that everyone has been asking for! Parents, Pokemon has something for you too! Your camper will be leave this one with a better understanding of sportsmanship, respect for the game and how to utilize teamwork in an individual game. Campers, you're allowed to bring your own cards but trading is only permitted with Camp playing cards.
Offered 9am-noon weeks of 6-26, 7-10, 7-24, 8-7, 8-21

SOCCER, WORLD CUP $135/week

GOOOAALLL! In this camp, you'll learn all the skills of the world's most popular sport. The week will focus on building technical ability with dribbling, kicking, trapping & throwing. We'll cover decision making regarding ball movement and offense/defense. Finally, we'll work on speed and strength. Of course, there will be lots of drills, fun games and matches. At the end the week, each team will pick a country and battle it out in a World Cup 2-day tournament.
Offered 9am-noon weeks of 6-19, 7-24

STAYCATION $135/week

It's a vacation in your own backyard...done better! Imagine the freedom to choose whatever you'd like to do at Camp! We'll have full access to everything at CM. We'll start the week by hijacking the Directors office and planning out the perfect schedule. Maybe we'll challenge all the counselors to a Dodge ball match. Maybe we'll run the bonfire in the morning with some crazy antics. Maybe we feel like heading next door to McDonalds for a mid-morning snack. Think about it… all the gaga, Fly Trap, driving range you can handle! The sky is the limit in this camp. Act fast… this camp is going to fill up before you know it!
Offered 9am-noon weeks of 6-26, 7-10, 7-24, 8-7, 8-21

STREET HOCKEY $135/week

This fast-paced game is played on your feet. No skates needed! We'll teach you all the fundamentals of hockey like passing, shooting, stickhandling, goaltending, positional play and scoring. Drills, technique training and daily scrimmages will keep the excitement level high. Don't miss it!
Offered 9am-noon week of 6-26, 7-31

WILD CHILD $135/week

We hear it all the time… I just can't choose!!! That's why camps with lots of variety are always the best sellers. This camp will give you a taste of some of the tried and true. One day will be dedicated to all the ol' faves at CM including rock climbing, slip-n- slide, gaga & nuke em. During our day of "All Sports" we'll play b-ball, football & soccer. We'll express ourselves on "Art Day" with creative projects. The next day we'll put on our best "Game" face and compete in a board game AND electronic showdown complete with HUGE scoreboard and prizes for all! On Friday, campers will use the driving range, putting green, mini-golf and human fly trap to their heart's content. This is truly a week full of AWESOME!
Offered 9am-noon weeks of 6-19, 7-3, 7-17, 7-31, 8-14


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New This Year!

Are you not ready to pay for the entire summer up front?  Camp Mirage is now accepting a 50% deposit to lock in your spot.

Camp Mirage is Hiring!

Must be 18 years or older and / or completed at least one year of college. Must have at least one years experience working with children in a classroom or sports setting. Please submit cover letter and resume to campmirage@live.com

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