Update(June 16, 2023): Registration Closed

*Thank you to all those who signed up and expressed interest in our camp. Registration is now closed due to us being at full capacity. We look forward to seeing all our campers soon!

Play-Place hosts four 2 week L.E.A.P. Summer Camp sessions each year designed to improve social skills, language development, build confidence, incorporate functional activities of daily living and prevocational training skills. This program welcomes 6-26 aged campers with mild to moderate language and/or cognitive delays. It runs Monday through Friday from 9:00am-3:00pm. Campers are placed in camp groups according to age.

L.E.A.P (“Learning Enrichment At Play”) focuses on fun, social skills, and daily living development through weekly themed activities.

Session Cost: $350

Camp Dates

  • June 26th – July 7th
  • July 10th – July 21st
  • August 7th – August 18th
  • August 21st – August 25th (One week session)

Registration Fees

  • Early Registration (Before May 31st): $100 ($50 registration & $50 towards tuition)
  • Late Registration begins June 1st $200 ($100 for registration + $100 towards tuition)

L.E.A.P. Summer Camp is $350 per 2 week session.


L.E.A.P. 2023 Wish List

Help make L.E.A.P. 2023 Summer Camp a success by donating. It could be items from our wishlist (not brand specific unless brand is stated) or donate a scholarship to a camper. See below for more details.

Help make our campers’ summer by providing a full or partial scholarship for our L.E.A.P. camp, or donate to provide special camp T-shirts for the kids.

Wishlist items may be dropped off:
• Monday-Friday: 9 AM to 5 PM
• Sunday: 12 PM to 4 PM

Or shipped to:
Play-Place Autism and Special Needs Center
39337 Mound Road 

Sterling Heights, MI 48310

  • Fruit Loops Cereal
  • Black Paper
  • Acrylic Paint
  • Paint Brushes
  • Bubbles
  • Pom Poms
  • Art Canvases (S, M, L)
  • Googly Eyes
  • Cotton Balls
  • Q-tips
  • Water Guns
  • Elmer’s Liquid Glue
  • Elmer’s Glue Sticks

  • Garbage Bags (tall kitchen & 30 gal)
  • Paper Towels
  • Disinfectant Wipes
  • Disposable Rubber Gloves
  • Vacuum Cleaner (2)
  • Sponges (large & small)
  • Windex
  • Pinesol

  • iPad Chargers (12)
  • 2 Nintendo Switch
  • 1 Xbox Console
  • 2 iPads (6th gen. or higher)
  • 2 – 40″ or bigger TVs

We accept Michigan MEDICAID, Oakland Family Services, EASTERSEALS (Oakland) & CHILDREN'S WAIVER families for RESPITE. NO Wait List! YOU DESERVE A BREAK.