2015 SUMMER CAMP OPPORTUNITIES


PACE has compiled this list of camps that may be of interest.  Inclusion on this list does not necessarily represent an endorsement from PACE, and is for your information.  Have a camp you'd like added to our list? Please use the contact link and send us the information

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Camp Invention

Camp Invention

K-6th grades

Granville Intermediate School

Campinvention.org

Local educators will be leading the week of hands-on fun at:

Granville Intermediate School

June 8 - June 12, 2015 from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM

New for 2015 - The Illuminate program:

In our brand new Illuminate program, boys and girls spend time collaborating with teammates to construct a freestyle racing cart, pushing the limits during high-energy games and taking apart electronics to assemble something one-of-a-kind!

The Works

Full STEAM Ahead

PreK – 12y

Newark

attheworks.org

Collaboration on science, technology, art, math and engineering. Camps geared to hand-on experiences in science, glass, archeology and robotics

The Works

Count Me In! Math Camp for Girls

8-12y girls

Newark

countmeinmath.com

attheworks.org

Sets girls up for success by providing a place to practice, create, and compete in math in an engaging, supportive setting

Granville Studio of Visual Arts

Youth Summer Art Camps

K-6y

Granville

gsvaonline.org

Parade Float Camp, Mural Camp, and a Sculpture Workshop. Feed your creativity, build positive relationships and make inspirational art!

Wright State University

Pre-College Academic Camps and Institutes

6-12 grades, other programs for K-6 grades

Dayton

wright.edu/pre-college-programs/programs

Experience life on a college campus! Spend a week living in college residence halls, attending class, eating in the WSU cafeteria, and participating in recreation at the Student Union. Courses are offered in the following subjects: Creative Writing, Engineering, Forensic Science and more.

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Granville Public Library

One Village Many Heroes

Birth - 18

Granville

granvillelibrary.org

 

Are you ready to have some SUPER sized fun this summer? Take part in awesome events and reading incentives. Registration begins June 1st.

Licking County Library

Summer Reading, Summer Doing

PreK-12y

Newark

lickingcountylibrary.info

Features the theme, “Escape the Ordinary.” Visit any Licking County Library location to pick up the Summer Program Manual, win prizes, and attend fun and educational programs during June 1st through August 1st.

Math Plus Academy

Summer Camps

K-8th grades

New Albany, Powell

Summercamps.mathplusacademy.com

 

Save $10 with code: SUMMER15

Fostering a love of mathematics through week long summer camps where students explore robotics, coding, engineering, and so much more. Have your child experience math like they never have before.

Weathervane Playhouse

WYART

3-18y

Newark

Wyart.org

Opportunities for young actors to perform in productions and participate in unique workshops for acting, singing, dancing and backstage design. Productions include Cinderella, Wizard of Oz, Legally Blonde Jr.

Licking Park District & Granville Recreation District

Summer Program 2015

Vary by Program

Granville

granvillerec.org

lickingparkdistrict.com

Offering a variety of outdoor/nature exploration programming options for kids of all ages! See the GRD website for details.

Columbus College of Art & Design

Creative Summer Workshops, Discovery Club & College Pre-View

Vary by program

Columbus

ccad.edu/cefinder/

CCAD is ready to help your student’s creativity explode this summer with top-quality art and design workshops and college preparatory residential programming.

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Dawes Arboretum

Camp Dawes

1-6 grades

Newark

dawesarb.org

Young scientists dig-in to nature, create outdoor inspired crafts, sing songs, play games and develop a sense of adventure and curiosity. Several new sessions offered this year.

Ohio State University – Stone Lab

Stone Lab’s Summer Courses and AVC Adventures

All ages

Put-In-Bay

stonelab.osu.edu

AVC Adventures includes a variety of opportunities for learning like Birds for Beginners, Reptiles and Amphibians, and much more. High School juniors and seniors have the chance to expand their horizons and do real field & lab work at Stone Lab during one of the one or five week courses.

Ballet Academy

Summer at the Ballet Academy

3-adult

Newark

theballetacademynewark.com

Offering classes and camps for all ages and abilities in ballet, modern, jazz, tap and fitness. Special features this summer include Bitty Ballet Camp (ages 3-7), Composition Workshop (ages 10+), and hosting the Central Ohio Youth Ballet’s Summer Intensive (ages 8+)

Air Camp USA

Air Camp

Rising 7th, 8th, 9th graders

Dayton

aircampusa.com

Hand-on, experiential, 5 ½ day residential STEM camp using aeronautics and aviation to impart STEM subject matter. Highlight of the week is the student flies a general aviation aircraft him/herself (accompanied by an FAA Certified Flight Instructor).

Denison University

Be WISE Camp

Rising 5th and 6th graders

Granville

Bewisecamp.org

A mathematics and science camp designed to develop interest, excitement and self-confidence in girls. The camp will feature a separate curriculum for each grade level, emphasizing critical thinking hand-on activities.

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Newark Earthworks Center/OSU

2015 Ancient Ohio Day Camps

5-14

Heath and Flint Ridge

newarkearthworkscenter.blogspot.com/

2015/02/2015-ancient-ohio-day-camps.html

Connecting youth to nature and to Ohio’s past

Columbus School for Girls

CSG Summer Program

3 years – 12th grade

Columbus

columbusschoolforgirls.org

Whether your children are artists, actors, scientists, writers, athletes or anything in between, we welcome them to explore their many talents and interests with us! Camps both girls only and co-educational.

Columbus Zoo

2015 Summer Camps at the Zoo!

Preschool – 10th grade

Columbus

columbuszoo.org, click Discover then Summer

Camps

The opportunity for your child to experience the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. Camp experiences offered vary based on age or grade and involve a lot of time spent outdoors.

Welsh Hills School

Summer Camp 2015

Pre-K – 8th grade

Granville

welshhills.org

Provides hand-on experiences that foster creativity, a love of learning, and a connection with nature, all within a supportive community. You will find a diverse range of programs broken down into age groups.

Art Garden Studios

2015 Summer Art Programs

Ages 4 – adult

Gahanna

artingahanna.com, $20 discount if paid on or

before April 30th, $20 multiple camp discount

We Grow Artists! Age specific camps covering various art topics and approaches.

Franklin Park Conservatory

Summer Camp 2015

4-11

Columbus

fpconservatory.org

Nature is the touchstone for the Conservatory’s summer camp programs. Campers will explore the natural world through the lens of science and the arts. Each week is themed and includes age appropriate and enriching activities.

Columbus Academy

Summer Experience 2015

Birth – 12th grade

Columbus

columbusacademy.org

Ten weekly sessions exploring academics, arts & sciences, and athletics along with courses for credit for high school grades.

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Summer Institute for the Gifted

2015 Summer Program

9-17

 

 

7-12

Various US

colleges/

universities

 

SIG online courses

giftedstudy.org

Providing the highest quality educational and social opportunities for academically gifted and talented students through programs designed to meet their abilities and needs. 3 week residential and commuter sessions.

Northwestern University Center for Talent Development

CTD Summer Program

Age 4 – 12th grade

Illinois

ctd.northwestern.edu

CTD Summer Program allows gifted students to delve deep into a subject of intrigue, build upon their strengths and connect with a community of peers. From fast-paced enrichment options to accelerated, credit-bearing offerings, there is something for everyone!

Space Camp

America’s Next Great Leap

Age 7 – adult

Huntsville, Alabama

spacecamp.com

Get on board the most exciting real adventure in the world today at Space Camp, where we’re igniting the dreams of the next generation of explorers every day. Space Camp is held at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center.

Ohio Northern University

15 Summer Academic & Honors Institute

Rising 9th-12th grades

Ada

onu.edu/sahi

Each weeklong course provides a great way to investigate potential career choices or college majors. This is the perfect opportunity to interact with other gifted students with instruction provided by ONU professors and special guest lecturers.

YMCA, Dayton

Camp Kern Literacy Camps

9-16

Oregonia, OH

campkern.org

Fully immerse yourself into one of our many literary worlds. Spend a week learning spells, battling with light sabers, and experiencing the adventures told in your favorite books and fantasy worlds (Harry Potter, Percy Jackson, Star Wars, Medieval, Hobbit, Rangers, Comic Book Heroes)

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Game-U

Summer Camp 2015

7-17

Powell

game-u.com/camps

We provide quality niche instruction from Game Professionals to help students learn useful skills while relating to something they are passionate about. Designed by game industry veterans from LucasArts, Microsoft, Sony, EA and Activision, Game-U’s summer camp curriculum gives kids a fun, inspiring, hand-on learning environment.

Columbus Children’s Theatre

Summer 2015 Academy Camps & Classes

Ages 2-12th grade

Central Ohio locations vary by camp

columbuschildrenstheatre.org

Camps are broken down by age and cover concepts such as creative drama, creative writing, character development, acting method, audition preparation, business side of theatre, acting & technical production.

Classroom Antics

Tech Camps

7-13

Various

classroomantics.com

Robotics, programming, video game design, stop motion animation – something for every child to explore while having fun!

Advanced Reading Concepts

Speed Reading Plus Camps

Rising 7th-12th grades

Central Ohio High Schools

advancedreading.com

Summer Speed Reading Plus™ Courses with an emphasis on comprehension and recall as well as study and note taking skills. For reluctant readers and for the very busy excellent readers. The competitive edge for AP courses, ACT, SAT & OGT tests.

Ohio Wesleyan University & Junior League of Columbus

OWjL Camp

6th-8th grades

Ohio Wesleyan University

owjl.owu.edu

OWjL is a residential summer camp program of challenge and enrichment for central Ohio’s gifted and talented middle school students. It is sponsored by Ohio Wesleyan University and founded by the Junior League of Columbus, with major support from corporations, foundations, community service groups and individual contributions.

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Otterbein University

Martin W. Essex School for the Gifted and Talented

Rising 11th-12th graders

Otterbein Campus

otterbein.edu/public/About/

Community/summercamps/essex-camp.aspx

Offers opportunities for career exploration through a unique program comprised of classes, seminars and workshops on the arts, sciences and humanities. Taking place in multiple venues throughout Otterbein’s campus, this residential program encourages social interaction and peer discussion so that students can be challenged intellectually and artistically and develop a better understanding of the role of their abilities and talents in their lives and in society.

Denison University

Reynolds Young Writers Workshop

10th-12th grades

Granville

reynolds.denison.edu

In small workshops in poetry, fiction, and nonfiction, beginning poets and writers get the chance to develop their talents and refine their skills. Daily crosswriting classes give exposure to all the genres, while group sessions with visiting writers and readings enrich the experience. There’s also time to write individually and to meet with faculty one on one. Participants also contribute poems and short prose pieces to the Workshop Anthology, ready to take home at the week’s end.

iD Tech

iD Tech Camp

6-18

Various College Campuses

idtech.com

Over 1 million STEM jobs by 2020? Get ready! Program iPhone® or Android™ apps. Code with Minecraft. Design video games. Make movies with Adobe® Premiere®. Learn code. Discover game design. Develop a website. Get inspired, laugh like crazy, and collaborate in clusters of just 8 students per instructor. When it’s fun, you learn more.

 

There are also various online lists of summer opportunities, some can be found at these links:

http://www.kidslinked.com/Search/Index?tagId=6

http://www.columbusparent.com/content/topic/guides/summer-camp-index.html

 

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