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Summer Camps

Spring Arbor University’s conference season begins in June and continues until the beginning of August. The University opens its campus to various groups for extended periods of time– whether it is for a couple of days or for a week. With ample housing, top-notch dining services, and other high-quality amenities and services available, Spring Arbor University is, again and again, the destination of choice for many groups.

Whether you are a summer youth camp looking for a new location, an organization seeking a place to host its next conference or a small business wanting to give its employees a much needed retreat, Spring Arbor University has everything you need to make your event a success.

Please browse our site to learn more about the abundance of amenities offered on Spring Arbor University’s campus. Notice that we make it our top priority to cater to each group’s individual needs and ensure that their stay is pleasant, successful and memorable.

In the past, we have hosted the Free Methodist Church General Conference, Youth Bible Quizzing, various athletic camps, a science camp for kids, and various other youth camps.

If you are interested in hosting your next summer program here at Spring Arbor University, please contact Aaron Laidler at 517.750.6427 or aaron.laidler@arbor.edu.

Cougar Science Camp

Cougar Science Camp, started in 2005, works closely with local community organizations, teachers at nearby schools, students and the community at large to provide a camp that creates a synergistic learning environment.

Cost: $125 per student. Significantly discounted rates are available for children of parents who agree to work as volunteers for the week. Call or email tkuntzle@arbor.edu for details.

Camp counselors: The ratio of campers to counselors is approximately 5:1. We greatly appreciate the help of parent volunteers: children of parent volunteers receive a significant discount on tuition.

Check in: On the first day, campers should report to the main lobby of the Whiteman Gibbs Science Center (on the southwest side of the clock tower) between 8 a.m.–8:30 a.m.

Camp starts: At 8:30 a.m. each day, campers meet in room 213 of the Whiteman Gibbs Science Center.

Time of Camp: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., each day. Campers will be released to the quad area on the west side of the clock tower at 12:30 p.m. each day.

Contact Information

Tom Kuntzleman
106 E. Main Street
Spring Arbor, MI 49283
517.750.6558
tkuntzle@arbor.edu