Residential Camps: Traditional

Staff Writer
Columbus Parent

Ages Served: 5 years-17 years

Dates/Times: 6/12-8/9; Full day (6+ hours)

Description: Programs for all interests, from swimming, arts and horseback riding to cool camps like mysteries, spa programs and camps based on favorite books. Make friends and have fun while gaining independence and building character.

Cost: $175-$400

Camp Location: Camp Molly Lauman, 9130 Big Bear Creek Road, Lucasville 45648

For more information: Sarah Erickson,, 614-487-8101,

Ages Served: 7-17

Dates/Times: 6/12-8/6

Description: Located just one hour NW of Columbus, this 500 acre memory maker offers the great outdoors, swimming, hiking, fishing, horseback riding, fishing, music, art, Teen Nation, campfires and mini-camps for newcomers. Camps are age specific. ACA/CHA accred. Camp Tours and Open Houses for parents and children available. Call for full schedule.

Cost: $320-$605/week, $805 for 2 weeks at Frontier Expedition. Financial Assistance is Available. YMCA members receive a $100 per camper, per full week discount. Multiple, full week discounts available for non-members. Some exclusions apply.

Camp Location: YMCA Camp Willson, 2732 County Road 11, Bellefontaine 43311

For more information: Jim Sexstone,, 1-800-423-0427,