Summer is Fun on MLC

Keep your brain and body active all summer long with interesting videos, hands-on activities, and interactive events.

Summer 2022 is Coming!

Get ready for an immersive and fun Summer 2022 program from the Michigan Learning Channel! The 8-week program encourages kids to “Learn, Do, and Explore” with literacy and math lessons, hands-on science and fitness activities, and career exploration and virtual field trips. Find videos, a fun activity book, virtual events, and more to keep preschool to 6th grade students engaged in learning.

Are you an educator looking for a fun addition to your school, library, or organization’s summer plans? Explore our Organization Sign Up page for ways to integrate our program into yours!

Download the Summer 2022 Activity Book

We have three books full of activities, experiments, and more for students Preschool – 6th Grade organized by age group. Looking to save paper? Download the Elementary book by grade: 1st Grade (102 pages), 2nd Grade (104 pages), 3rd Grade (101 Pages).

Early Learners

Activities for Preschool – Kindergarten students. (84 pages)


Activities for 1st Grade – 3rd Grade Students. (144 pages)


Activities for 4th Grade – 6th Grade Students. (84 pages)

Find Activities by Week

Download weekly packets and find on-demand video organized by weekly theme.

MLC in Your Community

We have events running all summer long in communities across the state. Come visit us to meet your local Engagement Coordinator and get free MLC Activity books and goodies!

Get Connected

Fill out our sign-up form to connect with your local PBS station to get involved and stay informed. Or reach out to to someone from your area below:

  • WGVU Public Media in Western Michigan: Rachel Cain (
  • WNMU Public Media in the Upper Peninsula: Ellen Doan (
  • WKAR Public Media in Mid-Michigan: Summer Godette (
  • Detroit Public Television in Southeast Michigan: Olivia Misterovich (
  • Delta College Public Media in Michigan’s Saginaw Bay area: Lauren Saj (
  • WCMU Public Media in Northern Central Michigan: Shelby Shawl (
  • Michiana Public Media in Southwest Michigan and Northern Indiana: Sheri Robertson (

2022 Info Session

Get a sneak peek at what Summer 2022 will bring for students, families, schools, and more! Learn how to use MLC Summer program to keep students and families engaged over the summer, plus hands-on activities you can incorporate into your summer program. 

We hosted a live webinar on Thursday, March 3. View the recording below.