Summer Camps

A Unique & Immersive Summer Experience

With fast-paced artifact hunts, hands-on experiments, exclusive activities and more, your young learners will be transported through the stories of American innovation for an unforgettable week.

Learn By Doing

Exciting New Programming for Grades 2-5

The Henry Ford’s Summer Camps are back with reimagined project-based activities and lessons which focus on The Henry Ford’s own Model i Innovation Learning Framework, where students will learn about and develop skills based on the habits of an innovator: Stay Curious, Be Empathetic, Collaborate, Challenge the Rules, Take Risks, and Learn from Failure.

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COVID-19 Policies

Safety is our top priority

We strive to care for the safety and wellbeing of all children and staff. For the summer of 2022, we will be following guidelines from the CDC and Wayne County Health. More details on our COVID-19 Safety Policies will be shared prior to the opening of registration.

Camp Features 

All camps run 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (extended care available for additional cost). Campers will be immersed in the museum and village atmosphere for a unique and engaging experience. Each camp features:

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Signature Experiences

Unique behind-the-scenes experiences that are exclusive to summer camp.

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Wednesday Spirit Day

Campers and staff let their personalities shine through fun themes and activities.

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Learn-By-Doing Activities

Hands-on, minds-on activities that foster an innovative mindset.

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Site Visits

Campers encounter artifacts and stories throughout Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation, Greenfield Village, and Ford Rouge Factory Tour.

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Culminating Experiences

Campers identify and create their own solutions to real world problems.

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Closing Camp Celebration

We invite parents and guardians to celebrate a week of fun-filled learning with their campers.

Camp Offerings

Week-long camps run June 27th through August 12th (excluding the week of July 4th). Registration pricing is $340 for members of The Henry Ford and $400 for non-members. Registration information coming soon.

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2nd graders

Camp 2 – Superheroes

Designed for campers entering second grade. Click for more information.

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3rd graders

Camp 3 – Movers

Designed for campers entering third grade. Click for more information.

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4th graders

Camp 4 – Explorers

Designed for campers entering fourth grade. Click for more information.

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5th graders

Camp 5 – Growers

Designed for campers entering fifth grade. Click for more information.

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Resources that Activate an Innovative Mindset

Connect core disciplinary understanding to the real-world.

Curriculum Resources

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Introduce them to iconic inventions, inspiring individuals, and unique settings that have changed the world.

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