Columbus 2022 Parent Summer Camps Guide: Day Camps

This directory of camp options in the Traditional category is from 2022 Columbus Parent Summer Camp Guide, which appears in the Spring 2022 issue.

Bishop Hartley High School: Bishop Hartley Summer Camps

Ages Served: Kindergarten to 8th grade

Dates/times: 13/06-15/08; half day (2-5 hours)

The description: Bishop Hartley offers students the opportunity to explore our campus and classrooms by working with our educators, coaches and athletes. Hartley Summer Camps are a great way to connect with other students and athletes in your community.

Cost: $60 to $180

Campsite location: Bishop Hartley High School, 1285 Zettler Road, Columbus

For more information: Andrea Klein, [email protected], 614-237-5421, bishop-hartley.org

Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Ohio: Summer of Success

Ages Served: 6-18

Dates/times: 13/06-12/08; full day (6+ hours)

The description: Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Ohio’s full-day Summer of Success Camp engages children every day in meaningful activities that promote academic success, healthy lifestyles, leadership development and more. Campers will receive breakfast, lunch and a snack daily.

Cost: $100 per child, reduced rate of $75 for households of three or more

Campsite location: J. Ashburn Jr. Club, 85 Clarendon Ave., Columbus; Louella Hodges Reese Club, 96 Maholm St., Newark; Milo Club, 1012 Cleveland Ave, Columbus; Oak Street Club, 565 Oak St., Marion; South Side Club (inside Reeb Avenue Center), 280 Reeb Ave., Columbus

For more information: Jermaine Kennedy, [email protected], 614-221-8830, ext. 202, bgccentralohio.org/membership

Delaware’s best kids after school and summer camp: The best summer camp for kids in Delaware

Ages Served: 5-12

Dates/times: 31/05-16/08; full day (6+ hours)

The description: We provide a place where children can thrive. Activities include Sports, Martial Arts, Dance, Tumbling, Arts and Crafts, STEM, Dodgeball, Nerf and more.

Cost: $147 and up

Campsite location: Delaware’s Best Kids After School and Summer Camp, 811 N. Houk Road, Delaware

For more information: Amy Williams, [email protected], 740-417-5171, delawaresummercamp.com

EJs Warrior Karate Academy: EJs Warrior Karate Camp

Ages Served: 7-17

Dates/times: To be determined ; To be determined

The description: EJs Warrior Karate Camp includes martial arts, fitness, free meals, field trips and more.

Cost: $150

Campsite location: EJs Warrior Karate Academy, 3975 E. Livingston Ave., Columbus

For more information: [email protected], 614-929-0231, warriorskarateacad.wixsite.com/warriors

Field Sports at SportsOhio: Adventure Camp at SportsOhio

Ages Served: 6-12

Dates/times: 6/6-8/12; full day (6+ hours)

The description: SportsOhio has all kinds of activities for all kinds of kids. Each week, camp can include activities like FootGolf, dodgeball, crafts, mini golf and more. Explore a different theme each week and make your life an adventure. Whether it’s science (Mad Science), TV shows (Survivor) or pure sports (Go for Gold – Olympics), SportsOhio has something for your child.

Cost: $325

Campsite location: Field Sports at SportsOhio, 6400 Dublin Park Drive, Dublin

For more information: Field Sports, [email protected], 614-791-7849, sportsohio.org/play/camps/summer-camps/summer-adventure-camp

Integrity Athletics: Integrity Adventures

Ages Served: 3-11

Dates/times: 6/6-8/12; half day (2-5 hours) and full day (6+ hours)

The description: Our recreational sports camps offer a variety of age-appropriate activities in our 65,000+ square foot facilities. Every day is a little different, with new challenges and various activities. Our camps are designed to keep children active during the summer months and improve their physical and social skills. Nine weeks of camp are offered, with activities such as gymnastics, ninja, obstacle courses, sports, group games, garden games, crafts and water days.

Cost: $149 to $315 per week depending on camp selection

Campsite location: Integrity Athletics, 8185 Business Way, Plain City

For more information: Jen Campbell, [email protected], 614-733-0818, integritygym.com/summer-camps

Smoky Row Children’s Center: SRCC School-Age Summer Camp

Ages Served: 5-8

Dates/times: 31/05-11/08; full day (6+ hours)

The description: Our school-aged summer camp includes lots of art, sports, water and outdoor play, special lunches and visitors (COVID safe).

Cost: $45 per day plus pro-rated activity fee and $50 registration fee

Campsite location: Smoky Row Children’s Center, 8615 Smoky Row Road, Powell

For more information: Lisa Perruzzi, [email protected], 614-766-2122, smokyrowchildrenscenter.com

Westerville Parks and Recreation: Westerville Parks and Recreation Day Camp

Ages Served: 6-15

Dates/times: 5/31-8/5; half day (2-5 hours) and full day (6+ hours)

The description: Activities can include arts and crafts, sports and games, outdoor education, team building, STEM activities, swimming, field trips and more.

Cost: $85 to $250

Campsite location: Multiple locations across Westerville

For more information: Chelsea VanAssche, camp[email protected], 614-901-6566, parks.westerville.org/programs/camps

YWCA Columbus: YWCA Kids Place Summer Day Camp

Ages Served: 6-12

Dates/times: 6/6-29/7; full day (6+ hours)

The description: Need a break? Get some real rest this summer and send the kids to our all-inclusive day camp, where they’ll be active and learning, with weeks filled with enriching experiences, excursions and time with friends.

Cost: $200 per week; scholarships are available

Campsite location: Lincoln Elementary School, 249 Shady Spring Drive, Gahanna; and Mark Twain Elementary School, 799 E. Walnut St., Westerville

For more information: Elizabeth Kittner, [email protected], 614-627-1206, ywcakidsplacesum.com

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