Bus transportation from Ann Arbor is available to and from Camp Birkett. The specific Ann Arbor departure/return location, typically an Ann Arbor elementary school and NOT the Ann Arbor YMCA, will be printed in the Parent Handbook.
Children may be dropped off at the Ann Arbor departure/ return location between 8:00 a.m. and 8:20 a.m. and picked up between 5:00 p.m. and 5:20 p.m.
Campers may also be dropped off at Camp Birkett, 9141 Dexter Townhall Road, between 9:00 a.m. and 9:20 a.m. and picked up between 4:00 and 4:20 p.m. Bus capacity will be limited to allow for extra spacing. Because of this, bus transportation for summer 2021 will require an additional registration and
$15 fee for each individual session. Bus registration will open with camp registration. Financial assistance is available for bus fees. *All times are subject to change. Families will be notified if times change*
Camp Accreditation Information
Camp Birkett is licensed by the state of Michigan and accredited by the American Camping Association. A traditional day camping program, Camp Birkett provides a full-day of enriching experiences that promote skill development, self-confidence, and fun in a safe environment. Camp Birkett offers traditional camp activities for ages 5-14. With over 100 years of history, Camp Birkett has continued to offer a summer outdoors, immersed in a natural environment on the shores of Silver Lake in Pinckney, MI. Facilities include a lake-view lodge, athletic field, gaga-pit, locker and changing rooms, archery range, waterfront, and watercraft areas.
Campers participate in traditional camp activities each week, including canoeing, swimming, arts and crafts, sports, nature exploration, and archery. Each week-long session also has a unique theme to provide a creative spin on camp activities and create lasting memories. Camp Birkett is the ideal place to spend summer days!
Location: 9141 Dexter-Townhall Road, Pinckney, Michigan 48169
Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Safety of participants, staff, and volunteers are our top priority. All in-person opportunities will abide by Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines and governmental recommendations and regulations. It is safe to assume that all in-person opportunities will require Personal Protective Equipment and maintaining a safe distance (6 feet) from one another. Please stay tuned for updates on the Ann Arbor YMCA’s in-person protocols, policies, and procedures.
Contact Amanda Hutcheon, Camp Birkett Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (734) 661-8011