Recreation & Community Service

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Musical Theatre Camps - Limited Space Left

There is still space left in our Musical Theatre Camps taking place this summer (some camps are close to capacity).

For more details, go to or call Recreation at 248-433-0885.


These camps take place at EHMS from 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM and the fee is $283 for the week.

  • Mary Poppins:  July 22 to 7/26
  • Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory:  7/29 to 8/2
  • Sound of Music:  8/5 to 8/9
  • Finding Nemo:  8/12 to 8/16
  • Rapunzel:  8/19 to 8/23 (Program Full; a wait list is available).
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Hand On Coding Camps

All Steam Ahead Camps are for Grades 2-6 and run from 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM.  These one week camps start on 7/15, 7/29 and 8/12. Camp fee is $370 a session and camps take place at Bloomfield Hills Middle School.

ALL STEAM Ahead combines our fun, amazing, hands-on engineering and coding programs in one awesome day. Half of the day is spent exploring electronics. Students design, build and test various circuits and electronic projects. Instructors guide students through core concepts of electrical engineering. Students will also have a blast with our innovative approach to coding. These classes are sure to spark your child's interest in computer science. Fun filled using Scratch with topics such as video game design, loops, control structure, object oriented design concepts and mathematical expressions. Scratch was developed by the MIT Media Lab.

Call us today at 248.433.0885 or register online at

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Athletic Camps
Please take a moment to consider whether your child might enjoy one of our awesome athletic camps starting up this month.  More details are available at or by calling the recreation department at 248.433.0885. There are still openings in the following camps! BH Girls Soccer Camp for Grades 6-8 and 9-12.  Camp begins on 7/29 and runs for one week from 6:00 PM-8:00 PM. BH Open Men's High School Soccer Camp for Grades 9-11.  This camp starts on 7/22 and runs for 4 days from 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM. Introduction to Lacrosse is for Grades 3-8 and runs from 7/30 to 8/8 on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM. SNAP Flag Football Camp is for Grades K-2 and 3-5 and the camps run from 8/5 until 8/9.  Little ones play from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM and older kids play from 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM. Volleyball Camps are 1 and/or 2 week classes for Grades 2-4 and 5-7 starting on July 8 and July 15 (times vary). BH Boys Basketball Development Camp is for Grades 4-8 and runs from 7/22 to 7/25 from 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM.
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SNAP Flag Football Camp

If your child likes the SNAP football League or has expressed interest in the game, they will LOVE the SNAP Football Camp!  Campers not only learn individual flag football skills like passing, receiving, running drills and strategy but also develop personally and socially, learning teamwork and building character and life skills through sports.  From beginners to the more experienced player, whether they want to improve their skills or just compete, we have something that will motivate, educate and challenge everyone.  Games and practices take place at Lahser on the turf field.

  • Morning Sessions from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM for Grades K-2; Afternoon Sessions from 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM for Grades 3-5.
  • Camp Dates:  8/5/19 - 8/9/19
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Athletic Summer Camps

Bloomfield Hills Girl's Soccer Camp (Grades 6-8 and 9-12)
This camp will focus on the technical development of the players in finishing, dribbling, passing and receiving, defensing and possession. Goalkeeping coaching will also be provided. All campers will be coached by a member of the BHHS girls soccer coaching staff. Alan Zakaria is the head varsity coach for the BHHS girls soccer program. He has won 2 state championships as a coach and coached in four state finals. He holds a NSCAA Premier Diploma and USSF B license.

  • Camp Date:  July 29 - August 2 from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM at the BHHS fields (Monday through Friday)
  • Fee:  $125

Black Hawk Fundamental Baseball Camp (Grades K-3 and 4-8)
Players will learn and practice the proper fundamentals and mechanics for throwing, catching, pitching, hitting and base running. Black Hawk Varsity baseball coach, Frank DiVito will lead the camp and be assisted by his players.

  • Camp Date:  June 17 - June 20 (Grades K-3 from 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, Grades 4-8:  11:30 AM - 1:00 PM)
  • Fee $175

Black Hawks Open Men's High School Soccer Camp (Grades 9-12)
Dougie MacAulay, Black Hawks Men's Varsity Soccer Coach, will be running a week long open training camp. Dougie is a B license coach also possessing an Advanced Placement National Diploma from the NSCAA. The Black Hawks were Division 1 State finalists 2013, Regional finalist 2014, district winners 2015. Please bring your own lunch, water bottle, shin guards and a ball to all sessions.

  • Camp Date:  July 22 - July 25 from 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
  • Fee:  $185

Introduction to Lacrosse (Grades 3-8) - Participants need to be US Lacrosse members (see link below)
Four one-hour sessions to introduce your youth student to the various skills in the game of Lacrosse. This is a GREAT way for your athlete to be introduced to the sport in a comfortable environment. The basic skills of throwing, catching, shooting and cradling the ball will be introduced. Lead instructor and several current high school Varsity players will be instructing. NO EQUIPMENT NEEDED; stick will be provided and we will be using "SOFT" lacrosse balls. 

US Lacrosse Link

  • Please note there is a $25 fee.
  • Camp Date:  July 30 - August 8 from 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM (Tuesdays and Thursdays) at BHMS

News for Swimmers!

Spring Training for Summer Club Swimmers by Mike Lane is taking place from 4/29 - 5/23 from 4:00 - 6:00 PM.  

This is a four week program where we spend one week working on each of the four competitive strokes.  The program is run at the BHHS Pool.  Girls and boys, ages 6-18, can enroll as long as they can complete one length of the 25 yard pool.  The program will run Monday through Friday from 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM.  Children 10 and under will swim from from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM.  Kids 11 and older will swim from 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM.  There will be some accommodations made for ability levels.  Fee:  $203.00.

Register online at or call the Recreation Team at 248.433.0885.

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Bowers School Farm Summer Camps

The popular Bowers School Farm Summer Camps will be open for registrations on Friday, January 25, at 12:00 p.m.
Due to limited space in the camps, we ask that you limit the number of registrations to the summer farm programs to three or less per child so that we can provide as many children possible the opportunity to enjoy the farm experiences.
A preview of the 2019 Bowers School Farm camps:

Ages 3-5
•    The original Barnyard Buddies Camp
•    Barnyard Buddies:  Five Senses Farm Fun Camp
•    Barnyard Buddies:  Farm on Foot Explorer Camp
•    Barnyard Buddies:  Little Sprouts Camp

Ages 6-10
•    Farm Camp:  Outdoor Adventures
•    Farm Camp:  Life on the Farm
•    Farm Camp:  Goats 'n Gardens
•    Farm Camp:  Animal Excursions

•    Advanced Camp:  Vet Science
•    Advanced Camp:  Science in the Kitchen
•    Advanced Camp:  Equine Excursion, Beginners Horse Camp
•    Advanced Camp:  Animal Science

Please take the time to review the programs in more detail by logging into Community Pass at Prices, program descriptions dates and times are available to review.

Please don't forget the wonderful camps being offered by the E.L. Johnson Nature Center as well as our Huck Finn, Bloomfield Summer Fun and Sports and Adventure camps; all are open for registrations.

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Contact Us


Phone: 248.433.0885

7273 Wing Lake Road
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301

Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.