Camp Henry

For a summer camp experience that could change your child’s future, consider Camp Henry – an exciting, affordable camp experience with many options.

Camp Henry creates a space for middle and high school students to explore their creative talents through Performing Arts camps and Culinary camps. The experience is a fun, affordable summer camp that focus on the arts. Campers will learn skills, develop character, and make new friends while exploring their creative talents. All camps are non-residential (daytime only), and most are four or five days long. Camp Henry is fun, rewarding, and affordable.

Camp Henry Registration is now open for 2019. Space is limited. Please be sure to register your child at the link below.

Register here for Camp Henry

Please ensure your child brings a lunch, snack, and drink to camp each day. Lunch is not provided. Each Camp has specified drop-off and pick-up times. Please review your child's schedule for confirmation. A map and directions will be included in your Camp Henry welcome package one week before the start of camp.

Cancellation Policy

Anyone wishing to cancel a Camp Henry registration should contact Project Manager Ledgra Johnson at lmjohnson14@hfcc.edu. All camp cancellations must be received 3 weeks prior to the start of camp to receive a full refund. Cancellations, for any reason, received less than 3 weeks before the start date will result in the camper receiving a camp credit to be used on a future camp, valid through the following calendar year. No refunds will be provided once a camp has started.

Call 313-317-6616 for further information.

Contact
Ledgra Johnson - Project Manager
Workforce and Professional Development
3601 Schaefer Road, Building A
lmjohnson14@hfcc.edu
313-317-6616

Arts and Entertainment

Art Around the World

At this hands-on camp, campers will explore art from different regions of the world using traditional techniques. Campers will explore art from all continents and a range of time periods while gaining experience in different methods of art making, including Middle Eastern patterns, African Folk art, Japanese prints, and more. Explore the different styles of art in a fun and exciting classroom environment! A gallery exhibition will show off the work of campers at the end of the session.

Dates: July 15-18, 2019
Age Group: Middle and High School
Price: $200
Time: 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM

Beginner Sewing

Spend your summer getting creative and learning a new skill! The class is design for campers who are new to sewing or have limited sewing experience. Camper will learn how to cut and sew new and up-cycled fabric fashions. Students will work on a project to take home.

Dates: July 8-11, 2019
Age Group: Middle and High School
Price: $200
Time: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Camp Ceramics

Campers will learn a variety of the fundamental techniques for making beautiful ware from clay. From wheel throwing to coil building, each day will be an exploration into a new type of ceramic creation. Campers’ masterpieces will be displayed at a gallery exhibition on the last day of camp, after which they get to keep all they have made.

Dates: July 8-11, & 15 2019
Age Group: Middle and High School
Price: $200
Time: 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM

Full Circle Dance Camp

Come dance with us! The Director of the Henry Ford College Full Circle Dance Company will lead you in daily contemporary modern dance technique, yoga, and choreography classes. You will be taught in Full Circle Dance Company repertoire movement and have the opportunity to make your own dances. You will perform on the HFC Adray Auditorium stage in an evening collaborative performance with theatre, music, and visual arts.

Dates: July 15-18, 2019
Age Group: Middle and High School
Price: $200
Time: 8:30AM – 3:30 PM

HFC Media Camp

Make your mark on the world of media and have loads of fun in the process! Campers get a front row seat to learn about the magic of film and television, how a real radio station works, the art of telling a story or delivering news through the written script, and a number of performance techniques including character voices, newscasts, and interviews. Students will get hands-on opportunities to experience what their favorite actors, writers, editors, directors, newscasters, and DJs do in the media field, from writing scripts, shooting footage, lighting, and editing to performing commercials, news and improve on camera and the radio. Campers may even make an appearance on our award-winning radio station, WHFR-FM.

Dates: July 22-25, 2019
Age Group: Middle and High School Students
Price: $220
Time: 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Let’s Act

Learn how to act by doing! We aim to connect that excitement and energy for the stage by giving you the chance to do it like the pros. Theatre games, improv, voice, movement, and scene study will guide you toward your dreams. Whether you have acting experience, have done short films with your friends or are just starting, you can deepen your training by studying with our professional actors and directors. Campers will display their new skills in a performance for family and friends on the last day of camp!

Dates: July 15-18, 2019
Age Group: Middle and High School
Price: $200
Time: 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM

Zine Zone- Graphic Design

Develop and improve your graphic design skills while learning Adobe Photoshop. During this four day camp, students will be introduced to a new way of creatively expressing themselves! The camp will focus on ZINES, but also friendship, communication, and documenting the world around us. After learning about zines, campers will use photos, sketches, words, paint, stamps and other tools to create a personal zine that will be copied and traded with students. Daily activities include drawing from nature, observation, and imagination. Campers will explore the natural settings around the campus to find inspiration. Photoshop will be used to create digital compositions which will be gathered into a printed class zine, designed by the students. A gallery will showcase individual student works at the end of the event and provide a view into the Zine Zone.

Dates: July 15-18, 2019
Age Group: Middle and High School
Price: $200
Time: 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM

Culinary (Food) Camps

Camp 5101 Baking Skills

Cave in to your sweet tooth! This course is a continuation of the Culinary Kids Camp and dedicated to students with a passion for baking and pastry. Students learn the art of baking through a wide variety of hands-on activities. Students will prepare treats in a professional kitchen and will be introduced to baking fundamentals, such as safety, sanitation, measurements, cookies, quick breads, yeast breads, and various desserts.

Dates: June 24-27, 2019
Age Group: Middle and High School
Price: $200
Time: 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Camp 5101 Culinary Camp

This introductory course teaches students the basic aspects of cooking through a wide variety of hands-on activities. Students will prepare dishes in a professional kitchen and will be introduced to kitchen fundamentals, such as safety, sanitation, and different cooking methods. Initiatives include farm to fork, nutrition and healthful eating, a day in the bake shop, and kids taking over the kitchen.

Dates: June 17-20, 2019
Age Group: Middle and High School
Price: $200
Time: 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

STEM Camps

Environmental Science and Biology

Campers will experience three days of adventures into the science involved in the natural world around us. Campers will get an opportunity to explore rain and roof gardens, forest surveying, water testing, aquatic organism identification, and few issues of environmental concern. There will be a special focus on environmental sustainability and how students can take what we are teaching them and impact the future of our world. Campers will surely leave camp on the final day with a greater appreciation and understanding of the natural world around them.

Dates: July 9 - 10, 2019
Age Group: Entering grades 7-9
Price: $125
Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM