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Camp Dexter

Camp Dexter is a traditional day camp for children currently in grades in Young 5/Kindergarten through 5th grade, who have completed one year of school by June 2023. Camp Dexter operates for nine or ten weeks each summer. Sign up for three or more days per week, from one week to all summer! We will offer indoor/outdoor games, crafts & other tabletop activities, campers choice time, movies, and more! Camp hours are Monday through Friday, from 7:30am through 6:00pm at Bates School.  Drop off begins as early as 7:30am.  Pick up ends as late as 6:00pm.  Departure/return times on field trip days are shared in advance. 
We are located in Bates School, 2704 Baker Road, Dexter MI 48130  734-424-4180
For further information, please contact Community Education 734-424-4180.

Camp Dexter is full for 2023

  • Registration opens March 17th for current After Care families who want Monday through Friday, minimum of five weeks;
  • Registration opens April 5th for any family who wants Monday through Friday, minimum of five weeks;
  • Registration opens May 1st, space permitting, for partial week schedules. 
First priority goes to current care families who want full weeks. If there is space available, we will consider part-week schedules starting May 1, 2023.

2023 FEES

  • Full week: $250
  • Daily: $60 (if available)
  • Sibling Discount: $10/sibling - full week only

Summer Fun

movie theatre
art projects in the classroom
camp dexter
leslie science center
reading time at camp
blue heron bay treats!
Sleeping Bear room