Columbus School for Girls: CSG Summer Program
Ages served: 3-18
Dates/times: 6/3-8/9; full day (6+ hours)
Description: Whether they are artists, actors, scientists, writers, athletes, engineers or anything in between, all kids can participate in CSG Summer Programs, which provide a comprehensive, coeducational experience.
Cost: $175 to $500
Camp location: Columbus School for Girls, 65 S. Drexel Ave., Bexley
For more information: Rachel Barends, summer@columbusschoolforgirls.org, 614-252-0781, ext. 439, columbusschoolforgirls.org/summer

Discover Modeling Inc.: Modeling and Manners Camp
Ages served: 7-11
Dates/times: 6/17-6/21; half day (2-5 hours)
Description: Girls can walk the runway at Discover Modeling summer camp. Learn modeling tips and more. Camp hours are 2-4 p.m.
Cost: $150
Camp location: Dublin Toy Emporium, 28 N. High St., Dublin
For more information: Amy Maggard, magfoodstylisy@aol.com, 614-766-7600, discovermodelinginc.com

The Etiquette Institute of Ohio: Camp CEO
Ages served: 8-15
Dates/times: 7/15-7/19; half day (2-5 hours)
Description: Build confidence and leadership skills through a modern etiquette curriculum with activities that stimulate and educate. Students take field trips to Golf Depot, Brio Tuscan Grille, Canine Companions and more.
Cost: $315, early-bird pricing until April 15
Camp location: Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 5475 Brand Road, Dublin
For more information: Cathi Fallon, manners@columbus.rr.com, 614-459-2158, magnificentmanners.com

The Etiquette Institute of Ohio: Camp CEO
Ages served: 8-15
Dates/times: 7/29-8/2; half day (2-5 hours)
Description: Build confidence and leadership skills through a modern etiquette curriculum with activities that stimulate and educate. Students take field trips to Golf Depot, Brio Tuscan Grille, Canine Companions and more.
Cost: $315, early-bird pricing until April 15
Camp location: Temple Beth Shalom, 5089 Johnstown Road, New Albany
For more information: Cathi Fallon, manners@columbus.rr.com, 614-459-2158, magnificentmanners.com

The Etiquette Institute of Ohio: Camp CEO
Ages served: 8-15
Dates/times: 8/5-8/9; half day (2-5 hours)
Description: Build confidence and leadership skills through a modern etiquette curriculum with activities that stimulate and educate. Students take field trips to Golf Depot, Brio Tuscan Grille, Canine Companions and more.
Cost: $315, early-bird pricing until April 15
Camp location: Bridge Park, 6640 Riverside Drive, Dublin
For more information: Cathi Fallon, manners@columbus.rr.com, 614-459-2158, magnificentmanners.com

The Goddard School – Polaris: STEAM Summer Camp
Ages served: 2-8
Dates/times: 6/3-8/9; full day (6+ hours)
Description: Our platform consists of five STEAM themes and in-house field trips. During our mini camps, children will explore creatures of Earth, historical figures, engineering, robotics and various performing arts.
Cost: Varies by age
Camp location: The Goddard School – Polaris, 8750 Olde Worthington Road, Westerville
For more information: 614-882-0111

A Good Start for All: A Good Start
Ages served: 5-6
Dates/times: 6/10-7/19; full day (6+ hours)
Description: This kindergarten readiness program is designed to boost early literacy skills and to prepare children entering kindergarten for the structure of school. Mornings have a literacy focus, while afternoons offer art, music, science, martial arts, math and more.
Cost: Sliding fee scale, maximum $300. Free to eligible children living in 43201, 43202, 43211 and 43224. Transportation available within a limited radius.
Camp location: Maynard Avenue United Methodist Church, 2350 Indianola Ave., Columbus
For more information: Charity Romero Rose, agoodstart.maynard@gmail.com, 614-599-3247, agoodstartmaynard.com

LearningRx Brain Training Center: LearningRx Summer Brain Camp
Ages served: 6-12
Dates/times: 8/5-8/8; half day (2-5 hours)
Description: This camp features brain training and other games and activities that use cognitive skills. Campers will work on memory, visualization, attention and problem-solving challenges.
Cost: $95
Camp location: LearningRx Brain Training Center, 6465 Reflections Drive, Suite 240, Dublin
For more information: Lea Rospendowski, learospendowski@learningrx.net, 614-726-7000, columbusbraintraining.com

Marburn Academy: Lower Division Summer School
Ages served: 7-12
Dates/times: 6/20-7/19; half day (2-5 hours)
Description: This is an academic program designed to solidify skills and prepare students for the next school year. Daily instruction includes 1:1 Orton-Gillingham, Language Lab and mathematics. Extended-day options are available from Camp COSI on Wheels.
Cost: $1,800
Camp location: Marburn Academy, 9555 Johnstown Road, New Albany
For more information: admission@marburnacademy.org, 614-433-0822, marburnacademy.org/community/summer-school

Marburn Academy: Middle Division Summer School
Ages served: 12-15
Dates/times: 6/20-7/19; half day (2-5 hours)
Description: This is an academic program designed to solidify skills and prepare students for the next school year. Daily instruction includes Language Lab, mathematics and CS First. Extended-day options are available from Camp COSI on Wheels.
Cost: $1,800
Camp location: Marburn Academy, 9555 Johnstown Road, New Albany
For more information: admission@marburnacademy.org, 614-433-0822, marburnacademy.org/community/summer-school

Marburn Academy: Phonemic Awareness
Ages served: 5-7
Dates/times: 6/20-7/19; half day (2-5 hours)
Description: Phonemic awareness is recognized as an important precursor for reading success. The activity based curriculum includes rhyming games and activities, syllabication practice, and recognizing sounds and letters.
Cost: $700
Camp location: Marburn Academy, 9555 Johnstown Road, New Albany
For more information: admission@marburnacademy.org, 614-433-0822, marburnacademy.org/community/summer-school

Ohio State University at Newark: The Buckeye Leadership Camp
Ages served: 14-18
Dates/times: 7/15-7/17; full day (6+ hours)
Description: The Buckeye Leadership Camp gives students opportunities to develop leadership skills through informative sessions, small-group activities and engagement with campus and community leaders.
Cost: $50, scholarships may be available
Camp location: Ohio State University at Newark, 1179 University Drive, Newark
For more information: Diane Kanney, kanney.24@osu.edu, 740-366-9333, newark.osu.edu

Ohio State University at Newark: Summer Enrichment Camp
Ages served: 9-13
Dates/times: 6/17-6/21; full day (6+ hours)
Description: Summer Enrichment Camp gives middle school students the chance to experience college-level activities, from laboratory work to small group discussions, in a real college classroom environment.
Cost: $250, scholarships may be available
Camp location: Ohio State University at Newark, 1179 University Drive, Newark
For more information: Diane Kanney, kanney.24@osu.edu, 740-366-9333, newark.osu.edu

Our CupCakery: Future Pastry Chef Camp
Ages served: 8-14
Dates/times: 7/15-7/18, 7/22-7/25, 7/29-8/1; full day (6+ hours) and half day (2-5 hours)
Description: Make desserts and pastries from the farm during our 15th summer baking camp. Morning theme is Rainbows and Unicorns: Cakes, Cupcakes, Cookies and More; afternoon theme is Farm to Table: Jam, Applesauce, Scones, Fruits and More.
Cost: $365 per week full day, $265 half day
Camp location: Our CupCakery, 16 N. High St., #A, Dublin
For more information: Linda Kick, linda@ourcupcakery.com, 614-659-1555, ourcupcakery.com

Our CupCakery: Teen Pastry Chef Camp – Farm to Table
Ages served: 12-16
Dates/times: 6/10-6/13, 6/17-6/20, 6/24-6/27; full day (6+ hours)
Description: Teens who love to bake and have an interest in starting a business will learn those skills as well as the economics of how to “sell” goods at a simulated farmers market. Participants will learn Our CupCakery's version of STEM: Science, Teamwork, Economics and Math. They will prepare foods such as jam, applesauce, pies, galette, yeast bread and more.
Cost: $375
Camp location: Our CupCakery, 16 N. High St., #A, Dublin
For more information: Linda Kick, linda@ourcupcakery.com, 614-659-1555, ourcupcakery.com

The Penmanship Lab: Scribble to Script
Ages served: 4-6
Dates/times: 6/11-7/30; less than 2 hours
Description: This handwriting camp, led by an occupational therapist, focuses on the building blocks for developmental progression of handwriting and fine motor skills. The labs offer arts and crafts, games and multisensory activities.
Cost: $160
Camp location: Columbus Academy, 4300 Cherry Bottom Road, Gahanna
For more information: summer_experience@columbusacademy.org, 614-509-2267

The Sewing Hive: Decorate Your Own Room
Ages served: 9-14
Dates/times: 7/15-7/19, 8/5-8/9; half day (2-5 hours)
Description: Kids will sew decor for their room, making a pouf ottoman, quilt with pompoms and stuffed letters to spell out their name. We encourage creativity and self-expression through sewing techniques and playful design element concepts.
Cost: $200
Camp location: The Sewing Hive, 3455 Indianola Ave., Columbus
For more information: Jamie C. Hevener, jamie.sewinghive@gmail.com, 614-306-9150, sewinghive.com

St. Joseph Montessori School: Summer Learning Camp
Ages served: 3-6
Dates/times: 6/10-7/26; full day (6+ hours) and half day (2-5 hours)
Description: Every summer, we take core Montessori beliefs and use them for a summer learning opportunity. Camp is taught by Montessori-certified SJMS teachers.
Cost: $350 per week full day, $250 half day
Camp location: St. Joseph Montessori School, 933 Hamlet St., Columbus
For more information: Matt Brenner, 614-291-8601, sjms.net

Sylvan Learning: Academic Camps
Ages served: 5-16
Dates/times: 6/17-8/9; half day (2-5 hours)
Description: Sylvan offers a variety of academic camps for reading, writing, math and creating better study habits. Students can get ahead of the pack this summer and be ready for a positive start in the fall. Different offerings are available during different weeks.
Cost: $199 to $299
Camp location: Sylvan Learning, 225 Green Meadows Drive S., Lewis Center
For more information: Abby Nussbaum, lewiscenter.oh@sylvanlearning.com, 614-505-7431, sylvanlearning.com

Thurber House: Thurber Summer Writing Camp
Ages served: 7-15
Dates/times: 6/3-8/9; full day (6+ hours) and half day (2-5 hours)
Description: These weeklong camps offer creative and imaginative writing activities with local authors, storytellers, artists and more. Students will leave with a journal of stories and a brain full of ideas.
Cost: $150 for half-day camps for grades 2-3, $225 for full day for grades 4-8; scholarships available
Camp location: Thurber Center, 91 Jefferson Ave., Columbus
For more information: Meg Brown, megbrown@thurberhouse.org, 614-464-1032, thurberhouse.org

Young Chefs Academy of Gahanna: Camp Can-I-Cook
Ages served: 4-15
Dates/times: 6/3-7/29; half day (2-5 hours)
Description: Campers will build upon new skills and techniques the first part of the week, focusing on showdowns, and finish it off with a two-day celebration incorporating a four-course meal or party menu along with a team challenge on the final day.
Cost: $220 for four-day camp
Camp location: Young Chefs Academy of Gahanna, 425 Beecher Road, Suite D, Gahanna
For more information: Tresalyn Butler, gahannaoh@youngchefsacademy.com, 614-933-9700, gahannaoh.youngchefsacademy.com