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Camp Cedar Crest

Camp Information:

Age: Campers 5 -12 years old
Middle School Counselor in Training Program (CIT)- limited space available. Contact tmoen@cedarcrestacademy.com for availability and registration.

  • Campers bring snacks and lunch
  • We provide milk, orange juice and water 
  • No charge for childcare 12-1 p.m. for full day campers

Camp Days: Campers will enjoy a different morning camp each week, 9 - 12 p.m.  Full day campers eat lunch at noon.  Outdoor Adventure Camp, 1 - 4 p.m. is offered every afternoon or campers may participate in Academic Prep offered on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons.

Why Camp Cedar Crest?  What makes our summer programs unique?  Cedar Crest camps are planned and taught by Cedar Crest teachers and staff.  Lead teachers are professional educators sharing camp and field instruction; they are passionate about teaching!  Our goal for your child is to experience high-quality academic-focused camps, with plenty of outdoor play, fun, and sports on our sun drenched campus playgrounds, soccer field, lake, and woods. 

Safety:  All teachers, counselors, and staff are fingerprinted or undergo State of Michigan criminal background check and Central Registry Clearance through Michigan Child Protective Services.  All campers wear life jackets while on our dock, boating, and swimming.  Safety glasses are worn when fishing.  The buddy system is always utilized.  Please notify us of allergies or special dietary restrictions. 

Before/After care:  Each day, 7:30 - 9 a.m. and 4 - 5:30 p.m., $5.75/hr.

What should my child bring to camp each day? Two healthy snacks, lunch, water bottle, sunscreen, insect spray, extra clothes, wear athletic shoes, bring water shoes or closed toe sandals for water use, hat for sun protection, sunglasses  

Snacks and lunches: Campers will have time to eat a mid-morning and afternoon snack, family provided. Water, milk, and juice provided by camp. Lunch from 12 - 1 p.m. 


Morning Camps: M-F 9-12 a.m. $165/wk

Outdoor Adventure: M-F 1-4 p.m. $135/wk

Academic Prep: T & Th 1-4 p.m. $70/wk

Full Day (w/Academic Prep & Outdoor Adventure): 9-4 p.m. $316/wk

Full Day (w/ Outdoor Adventure): 9-4 p.m. $300/wk

There is no reimbursement for missed days. Payment due in advance of camp.




Check payable to CCA:
Cedar Crest Academy
8970 Dixie Highway
Clarkston, MI  48348

T: 248.625.7270




Campers will participate in various musical activities. Campers will experience music through movement, singing, circle-games, and playing various instruments such as percussion and xylophone. Campers will also prepare songs to perform for the parents at a mini concert at the end of camp.



Habla Española all week long. Camp offers 3 hours of Spanish instruction while reading books, playing games, singing songs and outdoor group activities.  All levels welcome!



Camp Cedar Crest’s resident gamer, Mr. Bond, designs a summer program utilizing all young gamers’ favorites, including Minecraft®, Mario Kart, Super Smash Brothers Ultimate, and other Co-op games. Students have fun while learning how to manage competitive games, e-sportsmanship, and participate in a Super Smash Brothers Ultimate tournament.


Mr. Bond teaches the chemistry behind various cooking techniques and food items with this tasty hands on camp! Learn the reason for using yeast in bread and how to use dry ice to make foggy Halloween drinks.  Please make us aware of food allergies.



Mr. Bond leads experiments involving rockets, solar power, chemistry and physics, flight and electricity.  Mr. Bond reenacts viral science experiment videos!  Campers will be a part of the excitement. Safety goggles provided. Final camp Friday culminates in a Derby race. 



Mr. Bond will lead campers in rocket building, DNA analysis, paper airplane regulated    contest, and many other project-based science experiments.  Campers will build their derby cars during the week. Friday is the Derby race! 



Does your child love playing video games? Campers will learn how to make video games, not just play them! Camp Cedar Crest coders discover how to make animated videos, simple video games, and interactive stories. Using the Scratch programing language,  campers are introduced to core computing concepts and basic logic commands. Campers will have the opportunity to program a robot to complete mazes and draw pictures!


Get ready, get set for the school year!  Mrs. Trost will provide support and accelerate skill, concepts, and strategies in mathematics and language arts. Forget the worksheets this summer – this program is focused on game-based learning!  Entering grades K-3



Outdoor Adventure is based on a traditional camp experience.  Campers participate in a rotation of kayaking, paddle boating, swimming, organized sports, archery, outdoor cooking, outdoor skills, handicrafts, woodcraft, and outdoor ethics. Plenty of free play and organized activities throughout the afternoon.


Cedar Crest teachers offer private tutoring for supportive and accelerated learning.        

$50/hr. Contact tmoen@cedarcrestacademy.com  Math, Science, Language Arts



Session  Morning (9-12 p.m.) Lunch (12-1) p.m. Afternoon (1-4 p.m.)
Week 1: June 17-21 Music Camp  Campers bring snacks and lunch Academic Prep or Outdoor Adventure
Week 2: June 24-28 Spanish Immersion   Academic Prep or Outdoor Adventure
July 1-5 CLOSED We provide milk, orange juice and water CLOSED
Week 3: July 8-12 Minecraft & Gamers   Academic Prep or Outdoor Adventure
Week 4: July 15-19 Science of Cooking NO CHARGE for childcare 12-1 p.m. for full day campers Academic Prep or Outdoor Adventure
Week 5: July 22-26 Minecraft & Gamers   Academic Prep or Outdoor Adventure
Week 6: July 29- Aug.2 Science Camp    Academic Prep or Outdoor Adventure
Week 7: Aug 5-9 Coding Camp    Academic Prep or Outdoor Adventure
Week 8: Aug. 12-16 Science Camp & Derby    Academic Prep or Outdoor Adventure
Week 9: Aug. 19-23 Coding Camp    Academic Prep or Outdoor Adventure