Day Camps: Multiple Categories

Staff Writer
Columbus Parent

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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