Camp Palmer

Our state-licensed day camp runs all eleven weeks of the summer. Activities include swim lessons, field trips, arts and crafts, outdoor play, organized games, theatre arts, sports, and lots more!
Parents must register in person. Spaces fill quickly!
6 to 12 years old
Summer months: June through August
6:45 a.m. to 5:45 p.m.
Palmer Park Recreation Center
Swim Lessons

Campers cool off at our Court Street pool twice a week for 7 weeks each summer.   Swimming also includes a 30-minute lesson at no additional cost.  All swimming is closely supervised by certified lifeguards/swim instructors and our own Day Camp counselors.

Arts & Crafts

Campers can explore their creativity through a variety of arts and craft activities planned weekly.

Field Trips

Camp Palmer goes on lots of fun, local field trips each summer.  Some of those have included: Port Huron Lanes for bowling, The Escape Room, Sperry’s Moviehouse, Pine River Nature Center, The 4H fair in Goodells, Flames Gymnastics and Glacier Point for ice skating.

Theatre & Arts

Campers exercise their imaginations and creativity by developing characters, costumes, and sets for a different play or set of skits each summer.

Outdoor Play

Campers can count on spending the majority of their day outside.  Located on the beautiful Palmer Park, Camp Palmer participants have use of: Softball diamond, Gaga Ball Pit, Super Slide, Playground Climber, Swings, Sprout City Tike Track, Basketball Court,  and lots of 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.