Camps hosted by parks, schools, arts centers and more.

COLUMBUS ACADEMY: SUMMER EXPERIENCE

Ages Served: Birth-12th grade

Dates/Times: 6/6-8/12; Full day (6+ hours)

Cost: $250-$350

Camp Location: 4300 Cherry Bottom Road, Gahanna 43230

About our camp

Columbus Academy's Summer Experience is a great way to have fun this summer! There are ten weekly sessions to choose from between June 6th and August 12th. We offer a diverse range of programs in Academics, Arts & Sciences, and Athletics.

We have flexible scheduling that allows for full day from 9-4p, half plus from 9-1:30p and half day from 9-11:30a.

We also offer Before Care 7-8:30a and After Care 4-6p.

We have everything from Funtastic Math to Let's Learn French, Fashion Design to Adventure Sailing, Field Hockey to Baseball. Whatever your child's interest, you will find it at Columbus Academy Summer Experience!

Contact Information

Alyssa King

Summer_Experience@columbusacademy.org

614-509-2267

columbusacademy.org


COLUMBUS RECREATION AND PARKS

Ages Served: 6-17

Dates/Times: 6/13-8/5; Full day (6+ hours)

Description: Center Camps, Teen Clay Academy, Strength & Conditioning Training, Lights, Camera...Camp, Great Art Getaway, Camp Public Health, Horseback Riding, Columbus Police and Fire Exploration, Basketball, Cheer, Gymnastics, Football, Dance, Track, Hockey. Multiple sites. Registration begins Sat. March 19 at 10 a.m.

Cost: $85 per week and up; nonresident fees apply

Camp Location: locations vary

For more information: Wendy Frantz, wmfrantz@columbus.gov, 614-645-7427, ColumbusRecParks.com

COLUMBUS RECREATION AND PARKS DEPARTMENT: SCHOOL'S OUT FITNESS CAMP

Ages Served: 5-15

Dates/Times: 6/13-8/5; Full day (6+ hours)

Description: A day long, well-supervised fitness camp that will allow children to take part in a variety of fitness, games, arts, etc. activities planned to increase their mental, cultural and physical awareness in a safe and secure environment. The camp is offered at 4 sites: Blackburn, Feddersen, Glenwood and Howard Recreation Centers. We will register 60 children per site on a first come, first served basis.

Cost: Cost is $195 per child for the full 8 week program with a $100 payment due at registration and final payment of $95 due by July 11th.

Camp Location: Four Locations

For more information: Cynthia Lee, cmlee@columbus.gov, 614-645-8597, ColumbusRecParks.com

COLUMBUS SCHOOL FOR GIRLS: CSG SUMMER PROGRAMS

Ages Served: 3-18

Dates/Times: 6/6-8/12; Full day (6+ hours)

Description: Something For Everyone! Kick It Up This Summer with Great Opportunities for Boys and Girls Pre-K through Grade 12! Academic, Artistic, Athletic, or Just Plain Fun!

Cost: $200-$450

Camp Location: CSG Summer Programs, 56 S Columbia Ave, Bexley 43209

For more information: Rachel Barends, rabarends@columbusschoolforgirls.org, 614-252-0781, columbusschoolforgirls.org/summer

CITY OF GAHANNA DEPARTMENT OF PARKS & RECREATION: CAMP FRIENDSHIP CAMPING COMPANY

Ages served: 4-12

Dates/Times: 5/25-8/19; Full day (6+ hours)

Description: Nature Bugs, for ages 4-6, from 9-11:30 a.m. Monday-Friday is an introduction to camping. Camp Friendship - Traditional, for ages 5-12, offers traditional day camp activities. Camp Friendship – Adventure, for ages 7-12, has programming and field trips that vary weekly by theme.

Cost: Nature Bugs, $79-$99; Camp Friendship – Traditional, $165-$195; Camp Friendship – Adventure, $215-$245. Early bird discounts and Gahanna resident rates are available.

Camp Location: Nature Bugs and Camp Friendship - Adventure meet at Friendship Park, 150 Oklahoma Ave.Camp Friendship - Traditional is at Hannah Park, 6547 Clark State Road.

Contact: Sara Crombie, sara.crombie@gahanna.gov, 614-342-4250, gahanna.gov/departments/parks/camp.aspx

HILLIARD RECREATION AND PARKS DEPARTMENT: SAFETY TOWN

Ages Served: 5-6

Dates/Times: 6/13-6/17; Half-day (2-5 hours)

Description: Join Hilliard's finest Police Officers, Fire Fighters, educators, and other public service workers for fun lessons on traffic and pedestrian safety, animal safety, water safety, and stranger danger. Morning and afternoon sessions. To be eligible, children must be born between Oct. 1, 2009 and Sept. 30, 2011.

Cost: $40

Camp Location: Norwich Elementary, 4454 Davidson Road, Hilliard 43026

For more information: 614-876-5200, hilliardohio.gov/play

OHIO UNIVERSITY LANCASTER: KIDS IN COLLEGE

Ages Served: Rising grade 4- rising grade 9

Dates/Times: 6/13-7/1; Half-day (2-5 hours)

Description: Kids in College is 3, 1-week sessions that offers numerous classes including Sciences, Arts, Languages and Sports

Cost: $85/course and some courses have additional lab fees ($10-20)

Camp Location: Ohio University Lancaster, 1570 Granville Pike, Lancaster 43130

For more information: Maryann Lape, lape@ohio.edu, 740-681-3339, ohio.edu/lancaster/community/kidsincollege.cfm

SMOKY ROW CHILDREN'S CENTER: SCHOOLAGE SUMMER CAMP

Ages Served: 5-kindergarten graduate-10

Dates/Times: 5/31-8/11; Full day (6+ hours)

Cost: Cost is $45 per day plus activity fee to cover all field trips and activities. School bus transportation.

Camp Location: 8615 Smoky Row Rd., Powell, Ohio 43065

About our camp

Our camp is a fun place for elementary children to be while parents are working. We take 2 field trips per week and have fun on site activities and visitors. Lot's of outdoor play! Smoky Row opens at 7 am and closes at 6 pm Mon-Fri. Camp closed July 4.

Contact Information

Lisa Perruzzi

smokyrowcc@sbcglobal.net

(614) 766-2122

smokyrowchildrenscenter.com


UPPER ARLINGTON PARKS & RECREATION: SUMMER DAY CAMP

Ages Served: 6-12

Dates/Times: 6/6-8/12; Full day (6+ hours)

Description: Summer Day Camps are programmed to give children a fun, outdoor summer experience and also as an alternative to typical child care. Camps are held in three different locations; Barrington Elementary, Reed Road Park, and Thompson Park.

Cost: Registration Fee: $90 R/ $100 NR. Cost is $30 per day, with a required 10 day minimum purchase

For more information: Cheryl Hyatt, chyatt@uaoh.net, 614-583-5300,uaoh.net

WELSH HILLS SCHOOL: WELSH HILLS SUMMER CAMP

Ages Served: 3-14

Dates/Times: 6/6-7/29; Full day (6+ hours)

Description: Welsh Hills Summer camp provides hands-on experiences that fosters creativity, a love of learning, and a connection with nature, all within a supportive community. We offer traditional camp with a different theme for each week and specialty camps.

Cost: Please call for more information

Camp Location: 2610 Newark Granville Road, Granville 43023

For more information: Cathy Skeens/Becky Welday, WHScamp@gmail.com, 740-522-2020

YMCA OF CENTRAL OHIO: YMCA OF CENTRAL OHIO DAY CAMPS

Ages Served: First Grade-Sixth Grade

Dates/Times: 5/23-8/19; Full day (6+ hours)

Description: 18+ locations and 12 weeks of fun! ACA Accredited. The Y offers sports camps, specialty camps and not to be missed weekly themed traditional camps like Lego Mania, Mania, Super Hero Adventure and Super Slimy. Before/After Camp Care available.

Cost: Members: $145/week, Youth/Child Members: $165/week, Non-members: $185/week. Financial assistance available. Title XX and TANF accepted.

Camp Location: multiple locations

For more information: Brad McCain, bmcain@ymcacolumbus.org, 614-224-1142, ymcacolumbus.org/camp