Summer 2023 Archive

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

Videos and Activities from Summer 2023

This is an archive of the 2023 MLC Summer program. Visit our current summer program to see what fun is in store for students this year!

Keep students engaged in learning over the summer. The Michigan Learning Channel’s 8-week summer program has everything kids need to continue building their brains and learning key concepts that will help them succeed in school. From preschool to 6th Grade, each grade has 2-3 hours of video lessons per week, plus a fun and interactive activity book. Local events and special broadcasts around our 8 weekly themes help pique kids’ interest. All programs are available on broadcast television and on-demand online.

For detailed programming information, see the Summer Schedule.

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Download the Summer Activity Book

Download PDF files of our full activity books to print at home below. To get a peak at what’s in our activity books, download our 8-page preview booklets for Early Learners – Lower Elementary and Upper Elementary.

If you work with schools, libraries, summer camps, or other organizations that want to print bulk quantities of books for your students, contact the Michigan Learning Channel program director Matt Hamilton ( to learn about our professional-grade print files.

Early Learners

Download the summer activity book for Preschool – Kindergarten learners.

Lower Elementary

Download the summer activity book for 1st Grade – 3rd Grade learners.

Upper Elementary

Download the summer activity book for 4th Grade – 6th Grade learners.

Find Lessons by Week

Click on a theme below for the weekly videos, events, and activities.

June 19 - 25: Animals

July 10 - 16: Engineering

July 31 - August 6: Around the World

June 26 - July 2: Across America

July 17 - 23: Our Stories

August 7 - 13: Space

July 3 - 9: Sports and Games

July 24 - 30: Great Lakes

Bringing MLC's Summer to Your Students

Download flyers to share with families, schools, and clubs in our Summer Toolkit.


Learn about our local Engagement Coordinators for each region and see when they’ll be visiting your community at

If you’re hosting an event through a library, church, or other organization and want a representative from MLC there to lead an activity and hand out FREE activity books, contact your local Engagement Coordinator or Michigan Learning Chanel program director Math Hamilton (