Day Camp : Interlochen Arts Discovery

Introducing Interlochen Arts Discovery!
A new day camp for local students ages 7-12. Limited space available!

Why Arts Discovery

Experience the new Interlochen day camp program, Arts Discovery. Exclusively for local students ages 7-12 (currently in grades 1-6), our day camp offers the magic of an Interlochen summer while providing flexible, weekly options for summer schedules. 

Program Snapshot

  • Age Range: 7-12 (Grades 1-6)
  • Program Dates: Weekly sessions offered Monday through Friday for seven weeks—Monday, June 20 to Friday, Aug. 5
  • Tuition: $325 per week, $100 deposit due at registration, early-/after-care $10/per hour
  • Location: Interlochen Community School

Students will work with Interlochen’s summer arts faculty and experience music, dance, and theatre dress rehearsals and performances on our main campus.

Students will also experience plenty of sunshine and fresh air while exploring Interlochen’s gorgeous 1,200-acre campus. Students will discover the unique northern Michigan landscape with environmental exploration workshops in ecology and sustainability.

Each week will feature a special theme with arts activities and enrichment provided by Interlochen’s world-class instructors.


The registration fee includes an Interlochen T-shirt and lanyard. Students bring their own lunch, but pizza is provided on Fridays!

Example Schedule

Schedule is subject to change. We will notify students and families to any schedule changes as soon as possible.

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Time Activity
7:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. Optional early-care (additional fee)
8:45 a.m. - 9 a.m. Drop-off / Morning round-up
9 a.m. - 10 a.m. First discovery
10 a.m. - 11 a.m. Second discovery
11 a.m. - 12 p.m. Open recreation time (crafts, playground)
12 p.m. - 1 p.m. Lunch
1 p.m. - 2 p.m. Third discovery
2 p.m. - 3 p.m. Fourth discovery
3 p.m. - 4 p.m. Open recreation time
4 p.m. Pick-up
4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Optional after-care (additional fee)

Weekly Themes

Weekly themes are subject to change. We will notify students and families to any changes as soon as possible.

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Week Dates Theme
Week 1 6/20 - 6/24 [CLOSED / FULL] Full STEAM Ahead:  The Magic of Art & Science
Week 2 6/27 - 7/1 [CLOSED / FULL] Hollywood: Super Heroes, Costumes, & Dress Up
Week 3 7/4 - 7/8 [CLOSED / FULL] Outer Space: Storytelling, Playwriting, & Act a Story
Week 4 7/11 - 7/15 [CLOSED / FULL] Where the Wild Things Are: Outdoor Adventure, Ecology, & Animals
Week 5 7/18 - 7/22 [CLOSED / FULL] Oceans & Artists: All Around the World
Week 6 7/25 - 7/29 [CLOSED / FULL] Treasure Island: Pirates & Princesses
Week 7 8/1 - 8/5 [CLOSED / FULL] Into the Woods: Going Green & Sustainability

Don't Miss Out on Interlochen Arts Discovery!

Available space for Arts Discovery is limited. Don't miss your chance to experience an exciting new approach to Interlochen's world-class artistic programming —all while enjoying the sunshine, lakes, and fresh air of northern Michigan.