An Exciting Partnership Between Detroit Public Schools Community District & Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries!

Overnight camp is CANCELLED for summer 2022 due to COVID-19. Note: We are open for day use rentals including our adventure course, zip line and climbing wall experiences.

For more information on rental usage for day trips, contact us HERE.

Summer Residential Camp

Camp Burt Shurly offers an exciting residential summer camp experience to Detroit Public School Title One students ages 8 to 12 years of age.

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Worth A Thousand Words

They say "a picture is worth a thousand words." Take a look at some pictures of campers taking part in the fun activities at Camp Burt Shurly. Notice the smiles on everyone's face!

Pictures of Camp & Campers

Let Us Tell You

Our programs are licensed by the State of Michigan. We searched the globe to find quality staff to work with our campers. Our staff complete an extensive background check, a fingerprint check and are thoroughly trained before the campers ever arrive at Camp Burt Shurly.

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Camp Is Healthy For Your Child

Not only will your child learn lessons in reading, math and science; they will learn how to live in a community setting, meet new friends, learn new skills, spend their days immersed in nature and experience life away from home in a safe environment. The summer camp experience builds self esteem, teaches communication skills and creates leadership opportunities. Lives are enhanced at camp. Careers are born at camp. Lifelong friendships are kindled at camp. Register today to save your child's spot!

Now accredited by the American Camp Association!

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