Kids Summer Camp and Youth Fitness Programs at the Mort Harris Recreation and Fitness Center

May 29, 2009

The Mort Harris Recreation and Fitness Center at Wayne State University is offering summer and fitness camps for youth ages 4 to 15.

The Kids Summer Camp kicks off June 15 and runs until Aug. 18. Programs are set up to accommodate children ages 4 to 6 and 7 to 10. Weekly sessions run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; extended care is available from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. for an additional fee. Each student will receive a camp T-shirt, daily lunch and two snacks, structured lesson plan, fitness activities, educational activities, two field trips per week and many more additional benefits.

The Youth Fitness Camp is designed for youngsters ages 11-15 years old and consists of two sessions: Session 1 runs from June 15 to July 10 and session 2 from July 13 to Aug. 7. Campers will meet every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Benefits of this program include nutritional education, fitness education, wall climbing, designed meal plans and much more.

Additional features of these programs include supervised care at a state of the art facility with fitness instructors who have organized programs to help solve obesity problems. Children will be motivated to excel in both physical and mental challenges, as well as improving their fitness and eating habits.

For more information and costs of these two summer programs, or general information about the recreational center, visit You may also visit the Mort Harris Recreation and Fitness Center for informational brochures and tours.



Youth Fitness Camp: Eric Appiah - (313) 993-4379
Summer Kids Camp: Aaron Knieper - (313) 577-6712
Mort Harris Recreation and Fitness Center
Wayne State University
5210 Gullen Mall Detroit, MI 48202
(313) 577-2348

Wayne State University is a premier urban research university offering more than 350 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to more than 31,000 students.