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All openings for the 2024 season are filled. Please call the Rec Department at 810.984.9760 to be placed on the waiting list. 

Our state-licensed day camp runs ten weeks in the summer. Activities include swimming, field trips, arts and crafts, outdoor play, organized games, theatre arts, sports and more!


Campers must attend a minimum of three days per week. Residents of the City of Port Huron, Port Huron Township, Fort Gratiot Township, Burtchville Township, Clyde Township and Kimball Township pay the resident rate.




6 to 12 years old, and attended kindergarten

June 17, 2024 - Aug. 23, 2024 on weekdays

6:45 a.m. to 5:45 p.m.

Palmer Park Recreation Center, 2829 Armour St. Port Huron, MI

Resident- $87
Non-resident- $105

Resident- $116
Non-resident- $140

Resident- $131

Non-resident- $165


Resident- $25

Non-resident- $35


three-day rate:

Four-day rate:

Registration Fee:

Weekly rate:


Registration is available only in-person at the Palmer Park Recreation Center. 

Registration for returning families opens at 8 a.m. on March 11, 2024.

Registration for new families opens at 8 a.m. on march 18, 2024.

The registration fee is due when you register and holds your spot until Camp Palmer begins. Payments for Camp palmer will begin at a later date closer to Camp.

The Palmer Park Recreation Center is located at 2829 Armour St. in Port Huron. 


Campers cool off at our Court Street pool twice a week for 7 weeks each summer. All swimming is supervised by certified lifeguards and Day Camp counselors.

Arts & Crafts

Campers explore their artsy side with weekly arts and craft activities.


Field Trips

Camp Palmer goes on local, fun field trips each summer. Previous trips include: Bowling at Port Huron Lanes, The Escape Room at Foundry, Sperry’s Moviehouse, Pine River Nature Center, 4-H fair in Goodells, Flames Gymnastics and ice skating at Glacier Point.

Theatre & Arts

Campers exercise their creativity by developing characters, costumes, and sets for a play or skit each summer.

Outdoor Play

Campers spend the majority of their day outside at Palmer Park. Park features include: Gaga Ball Pit, Super Slide, Playground Climber, Swings, Sprout City Tike Track, Basketball Court and green space to explore.

Organized Games

Games are carefully chosen and planned for weekly opportunities to exercise leadership skills as well as problem solving and teamwork.

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