Summer Programs

TCAPS has many exciting summer learning and camp opportunities for children of all ages. All programs are available to children living in the Traverse area region as well as those visiting the area for the summer . Click on the sections below to view more information regarding all summer programs.

Ages 3-12: Summer Explorers Club

Choose your weekly adventure and let the exploring begin!

TCAPS' Summer Explorers Clubs are designed to engage learners, ages 3-12, during the summer months. Each week features different theme-based activities, field trips and/or special guests. Sign up for every week or just a few.

Explorers Clubs are licensed by the State of Michigan to assure safety, health, and quality measures are met. Staff members are certified in CPR/First Aid and have met training and regulation standards. Financial assistance may be available through the Department of Human Services (DHS) for qualifying families. 

2019 Club Dates & Fee Information

Club Dates

  • June 24 - August 23, 2019
  • Monday – Friday, 7:30 AM – 5:30 PM
  • No club on Thursday, July 4, 2019

Club Themes

Each week will feature different theme-based activities, field trips and/or special guests. Explorers are invited to sign up for every week or just the weekly adventures of interest. Weekly themes are:

  • Week 1 (6/24-6/28) - Animals of Northern Michigan
  • Week 2 (7/1-7/5) - Red, White & Blue
  • Week 3 (7/8-7/12) - Under the Sea
  • Week 4 (7/15-7/19) - TC’s Got Talent
  • Week 5 (7/22-7/26) - Ahoy, Mateys!
  • Week 6 (7/29-8/2) - Lights, Camera, Action!
  • Week 7 (8/5-8/9) - To Infinity & Beyond!
  • Week 8 (8/12-8/16) - STEM
  • Week 9 (8/19-8/23) - Sports

Club Fees

  • $180 per week ($200 preschool)
  • $144 ($160 preschool) the week of July 4 due to a shorter week. No club held on Thursday, July 4th.
  • Fees are set for the full week and are not based on the number of days in attendance.

Club Locations

  • Cherry Knoll Elementary School
    1800 Three Mile Road, N.

  • Eastern Elementary School
    1600 Eastern Avenue
     
  • TCAPS Montessori at Glenn Loomis
    1009 Oak Street
     
  • Westwoods Elementary School
    1500 Fisher Road

More Information

The registration portal opens Tuesday, March 26th. Visit the Summer Explorers Club webpage for additional program and registration information.

Grades P-12: LEAP Camps

Football

 

Grades 9-12: Summer Academy: Standard & Recovery Classes

Standard Classes and Credit Recovery Options
for Grades 9 – 12

TCAPS Summer Academy is open to all 9th – 12th grade students. No residency is required. Students wishing to enroll in the program need to possess and demonstrate a willingness to achieve by completing a course for the first time or completing a course in which an incomplete, withdraw or failure was received.

Classes Held

  • July 1-30, 2019 (no classes July 3-4), Monday - Thursday
  • Traverse City Central High School, 1150 Milliken Dr.
  • Online courses are available 24/7. Course completion is July 30.
  • Highly qualified teachers will be available for support.

Visit the Summer Academy webpage for more information and to register online.

Basketball

Boys' Camps

  • External LinkBoys' Basketball Skills Camp
    June 24-26, 2019
    Incoming Grades 4-6: 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
    Incoming Grades 7-9: 11:00 AM - 1 PM
    Location: West Senior High School Auxiliary Gym
    Cost: $60
    Registration Deadline: June 17th
    Space limited to 15 per session so register early.
     

  • External LinkTC West Basketball Camp w/Travis Bader
    July 17-19, 2019
    Incoming 3rd-7th Grades: 10 AM - Noon
    Incoming 8th-12th Grades: 1 PM - 3 PM
    Location: TC West Senior High School
    Cost: $60 (includes T-shirt)

      - $55 for the second sibling/child  (must live in the same household)
      - $30 for the third sibling/child (must live in the same household)
       -NOTE: If you have more than 3 siblings/children in the same household
         please contact LEAP directly at (231) 933-6570 to register.
    External LinkRegister for Travis Bader Camp
     

  • External LinkTrojan Boys' Basketball Skills Camp
    June 24-26, 2019
    Incoming Grades 2-4: 9 AM - 11 AM
    Incoming Grades 5-7: 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
    Incoming Grades 8-9: 2 PM - 4:45 PM
    Location: Central High School
    Cost: $65 (pre-registration includes t-shirt)

Girls' Camps
 

Cross-Country Running


 

  • Google DriveWest End Summer Training
    June 17 - August 2, 2019
    Meet at the dog park at Grandview Parkway and Division
    Grades 9-12: Monday through Saturday
    7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
    Cost: $35
    Grades 6-8: Mon/Wed/Fri
    7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
    Cost: $25

Football

TC West Football Camps

Golf

Girls' Golf Camps

  • Google DocTC West Girls' Golf Camp
    July 16, 17, 19, 2019 
    Incoming Grades: 6th-12th
    Tues./Wed at 9 AM - 10:30 AM
    Location: TC Golf Center
    Friday at 9 AM-11AM
    Location: Bay Meadows Family Golf Center
    Cost: $50
    Coach: Karl Gagnon

Lacrosse

 

Soccer

 

  • Google DriveTitan Soccer Academy - Youth Camp
    June 17-20, 2019
    Grades: K-10
    All players should bring a soccer ball, shin guards and water.
    Location: West Senior High School Soccer Field
    Cost: 80
    Register by June 1st
     

Softball

 

Strength and Conditioning

 

  • External LinkSummer Strength & Conditioning Camps
    June 17-August 2, 2019 (No sessions week of July 1-5)
    Co-Ed Middle School 
    Current Grades 5-7 - 8 AM - 9 AM, T/F
    Current Grades 5-7 - 11 AM - Noon, M/W
    Co-Ed High School
    Current Grades 8-11 - 10 AM - 11 AM, M/T/Th
    Location: TC Central High School
    Cost: $120
    Registration Deadline: June 14, 2019
     
  • Google DriveTitan Speed & Strength Training Camp (for football)
    June-July  2019
    Incoming Grades: 9th-12th
    Mon./Wed./Fri.
        7 AM-9AM: 11th & 12th Grade
        8 AM-10 AM: 9th & 10th Grade
    Tues./Thurs.
    7 PM-9 PM (Middle School/Make-Up)
    Location: TC West Senior High School
    Cost: $75
     
  • Google DocTitan Summer Training
    June 14 - August 2019
    Middle and High School Students
    8 AM - 9:30 AM Mon./Wed./Fri.
    Location: West Senior High Athletic Wing
    Cost: $50

Tennis

 

Track

 

Volleyball

 

  • Google DocFresh Coast Elite Volleyball Camp
    July 8-11, 2019
    Grades 9-12
    10 AM - 1 PM
    Location: West Senior High School
    Cost: $50 per session ($10 late fee for registration after July 1)
     
  • Google DocFresh Coast Youth Volleyball Camp
    July 8-11, 2019
    Grades: 3-8
    8 AM - 9:45 AM
    Location: West Senior High School
    Cost: $80  ($10 late fee for registration after July 1)
     
  • External LinkLady Trojan Girls' Volleyball Skills Camp
    July 17-18, 2019
    Grades 5-9
    Wednesday: 9 AM - 4 PM
    Thursday: 9 AM - 1 PM
    Location: Central High School Big Gym
    Cost: $55 (includes t-shirt), $80 late registration
    Registration Deadline: July 1, 2019
     
  • Google DocLEAP Training Camp for Coaches & Athletes
    August 12-13, 2019
    Grades: 6-8
    9 AM - 11 AM
    Location: West Senior High School
    Cost: $45 per player (Free for LEAP coaches)

Ages 4-18: Sports Camps

Sports camps are offered through both Traverse City Central High School and Traverse City West Senior High School. For more information on camp offerings, please contact the school athletic offices at:

  • Traverse City Central High School - 231.933.6575
  • Traverse City West Senior High School - 231.933.7780