Summer Day Camp
Our Summer Day Camp has served Canton, Michigan, and the surrounding communities with summer child care for school age children for more than 70 years. Now in its third generation, the Fraser Family continues to provide first class, friendly, secure, State-licensed fun for kids aged 6-14. (For children younger than 6, please see our Junior Day Camp)
Real Life Day Camp Daily Schedule
Camp opens with animal care and barn play.
Riding program opens...feeding/grooming/tacking...open riding class runs from 8:30-9:15. Also open are Arts and Crafts, B.B. gun Range, Archery Range, Group Games and Playground activities.
ROLL CALL...All campers and staff meet in the main eating area. Camper attendance is taken along with morning announcements. Counselor competition every Tuesday. Camper trivia quiz every Wed.
Orientation for first time campers only.
ACTIVITIES RESUME: Lower Level Horseback Riding Lessons, Animal Care, Arts and Crafts, Archery range, B.B. gun range, Group Games, Camp Crafts...Special Activities (see calendar of events)
Lunch horn sounds...wash up...pick up lunches...meet in lunch area for head count.
Prayer...eat lunch...clean up...buddy numbers for pool...Return lunch boxes to barn...pick up swim gear...line up at buses.
Load buses for pool...head count. (Upper level horseback riding lessons begin while the rest of the camp travels to the pool.
Travel to Summit Pool in Canton. Staying back from swim is an option. Parents must sign campers up for "Swim Stay Back" at drop off if the camper wishes to not go to the pool
Disembark...change into swim suits...shower...head count inside pool area...Swim test for all new campers and classify campers into swimming groups.
Swimming at the Summit pool in Canton. Regular buddy checks. A limited number of activities are open back on the farm for Swim Stay Back kids.
Exit pool...change clothes...load buses ...head count.
Travel back to camp.
Swimmers return to the farm... Campers are welcome to help untack and brush the horses before putting them back in the pasture for the night. Some more activities reopen as the counselors from the pool return. Parents pick up and sign out campers between 4:00-6:00 p.m.
All remaining campers and staff report to Big Red Barn for closing supervision.
Camp Is Closed...see you tomorrow!
Every Thursday is a field trip day. Please check the Calendar of Events as to the destination for each week. Field trips are subject to change due to the weather. Campers are allowed to bring some spending money on some of the field trips for souvenirs or concessions. We return to camp at 4:00 p.m. on all field trip days. We also return to the farm by 4:00 p.m. from swimming.
ALL CAMPERS AND STAFF ARE REQUIRED TO WEAR THEIR CAMP T- SHIRT ON FIELD TRIP DAYS!!!
Every Friday is a cook out day. Campers may bring a hot dog and bun or a hamburger patty wrapped in tin foil and a bun or bread instead of a sandwich. Pack the rest of their lunch as usual. Camp will supply ketchup, mustard, and “bug juice.”....marshmallows are yummy!
In the event that the Summit Pool is closed, we will swim at one of our alternate pools which are: Mack Pool in Ann Arbor, or Lower Huron Metro Park in Belleville.
Please remember to sign your child in and out every morning and afternoon!
There is a $1.00 per minute late fee after our closing time... 6:00 p.m.