Cranbrook Institute of Science summer camps will provide you with a rewarding experience to work with curious children as they explore science and learn through doing.

Explore Camps at the Institute of Science give inquisitive campers the chance to collaboratively tackle activities, experiments, and investigations in a unique and safe environment.

We offer competitive pay, and this is a great opportunity for college-aged students looking to work with kids over summer break, and anyone who is looking to make an impact on the next generation of science enthusiasts.

We are seeking applicants for Camp Directors, Camp Presenters, and Camp Representatives.


  • Applicants enjoy working with children entering grades K-4
  • Aged 18 or older
  • Additional requirements vary by position (please click on the above application links to learn more)

Explore Camps run Monday through Friday, beginning the week of July 11, 2022, with the last week of camp beginning the week of August 8, 2022. Staff will be required to start in June for training.

Learn more about Summer 2022 Explore Camps

Watch the below video to see the impact our summer Explore Camps have on students that attend.

Summer Camp Impact Video

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