|Children take part in an Akron Zoo ZooCamp program last year.|
|Photo courtesy of the Akron Zoo|
ARROWHEAD NATURE ZONE GARDEN CAMP
Lesson-based camp is open to students entering grades one through five. Weeklong sessions will be held June 23 to Aug. 8 with different themes weekly, including Super Science and What’s Cooking in the Garden. Camp takes place at Arrowhead Primary School, 1600 Raleigh Blvd. in Copley.
BACK TO THE BASICS
Emmanuel Christian Academy, 1650 Diagonal Road in West Akron, will host its Back to the Basics summer enrichment program June 9 through July 25 for students between the ages of 4 and 13 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The program incorporates the three basic academic requirements of reading, writing and math for both struggling and advanced students. The program also includes field trips and special camp activities. Also offered is Entrepreneurship Camp for children in fourth through 10th grades. Daily lunch and extended-care programs also are available.
Camp Invention, a nationwide, nonprofit summer enrichment day camp, integrates science, math, history and the arts. Led by local educators, the program immerses children in grades one through six in hands-on, inquiry-based activities that are fun. Camps are planned the weeks of June 16 at Fort Island Primary School in Fairlawn and Richardson Elementary School in Cuyahoga Falls; and June 23 at Our Lady of the Elms in West Akron and St. Hilary School in Fairlawn. Call or visit the website for additional Akron area locations and prices. Discounts are available.
CROWN POINT ECOLOGY CENTER SUMMER FARM & SCIENCE CAMP
Crown Point Ecology Center, 3220 Ira Road in Bath, will offer Summer Farm and Science Camp: Lessons from the Land for children ages 6 to 11. Campers will explore the 115-acre farm and investigate the natural cycles of plants, animals and people on a farm through interdisciplinary, problem-solving activities. Six one- or half-week sessions will take place June 23 through Aug. 4 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Family discounts are available. Some scholarships are available on a limited basis.
Phone: 330-668-8992, ext. 102
CONSERVANCY FOR CUYAHOGA VALLEY NATIONAL PARK
|Children participate in a past Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park camp.|
|Photo courtesy of Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park|
Art and Engineering Summer Camp will take place June 16-Aug. 8 by the week for children in kindergarten through sixth grade. The school, which offers year round child care for ages 2-1/2 though 12, will host an open house April 12-13 from noon to 3 p.m. at 707 Schocolog Road in Copley.
NATIONAL COMPUTER CAMP
A residential and day camp program will be presented at John Carroll University in Cleveland for one- and two-week sessions in July. The camp is marking its 37th anniversary this year and features video game design, digital video production, networking, web page design and computer programming, as well as an optional sports program.
SOAP BOX DERBY GRAVITY RACING CHALLENGE
Th program emphasizes science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education as teams of campers learn about gravity racing. Camps are for ages 9-12 and take place June 9-10 or 16-20 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Derby Downs in South Akron. The cost is $205 and there are sibling discounts. Register by June 1.
More Summer Camps
Calendar of Events
- The University of Akron Brass Choir’s “Home for Thanksgiving” - 11/23/2014
- Jerry McNamee book signing - 11/23/2014
- Metro Parks Book Club: “Choosing Wildness” by Claude Arbour - 11/23/2014
- Candlelight Walk - 11/23/2014
- The University of Akron Percussion Ensemble - 11/24/2014