How to Register:

  • Online: click the green CAMP REGISTRATION button (above)
  • By Phone: Day Camp Registrar: 734.661.8039

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.

YMCA Camp Birkett is accredited by the American Camp Association.

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Join Our Team!

Do you know a child who could benefit from a scholarship to camp? Could you help grow our Scholarship Fund by making a donation to our Annual Campaign ( Please make a tax-deductible charitable contribution to our Scholarship Fund and help another child attend camp this summer. Just write your gift amount on the “camp scholarship donation” line of the registration form.