Summer Camp Guide 2

. May 1, 2017.
summer-camp-guide-findlay-family

The days are getting longer and the weather is slowly becoming warmer, which means summer break will be here soon. Looking for a fun way to keep your children engaged, entertained, and educated during those months away from school? We’ve compiled our summer camp guide, a list of local camps that are sure to make this summer a memorable one.

FHS Art Camp

Findlay High School Fine Arts Wing
1200 Broad Ave., Findlay
jasonwagner@fcs.org | fhsartcamp.com

Dates: June 12-16; June 19-23
Ages: Age ranges vary by date – grades PK-12
Cost: $100-$180
The mission of the FHS Art Camp is to provide hands-on opportunities for campers to develop their creative potential through experiences in the visual arts. The camp promotes and encourages creative problem solving, individual expression, and exploration of ideas thereby enriching the quality of life within our community. Local art educators and artists, will work with FHS student assistants, to aid your camper in the exploration of their own creativity. Snacks and camp shirt provided.

Project HOPE Summer Camps

6645 TR 215, Findlay
419-469-0415
projecthope.st@gmail.com
projecthope-equinetherapy.org

Dates: June 3-4; June 17-18; July 15-16
Ages: Age ranges vary by week – junior high and high school and ages 5-11
Cost: $125 (scholarships available for families in need)
Staff to camper ratio: 1:2 or 3
For the past nine years Project HOPE camps have given children the opportunity to deal with stress, take charge of thoughts and attention level, and increase self-esteem, coping and leadership skills. Campers ride horses and engage in team building exercises all while having loads of fun such as trail riding, arts & crafts and horseback relay races. No riding experience is required. Open to all children. Camps include lunch, snacks and helmet use.

Classical Conversations

Findlay Evangelical Free Church
2515 Heatherwood Dr. | Findlay
Mindy Meyer 419-979-8317
mmeyer@classicalconversations.com
classicalconversations.com/findlay

Learning Camps for Parents and Children. Advance
registration for student camps is required. Register at
parentpracticum.com/event

Parents. Speakers will present practical tools for giving your children a classical, Christian education at home. See stages of learning in every subject and discover how every subject glorifies God. Learn to reason together understanding the art of relationships.
Dates: May 15-17, 9am-4pm
Cost: Free

Logically Thinking. Students will learn the basics of logic through problem solving, critical thinking games, and some interesting mysteries to solve! Even your 9-year-old will come home from camp empowered with clear reasoning skills, so parents, get ready! Optional resource: The Fallacy Detective and Introductory Logic Student Book.
Dates: May 15-17, 9am-4pm
Ages: 9-13
Cost: $42

GeoDraw Camp. During our popular Geo-Drawing Camp, children will spend three days drawing and mastering US Maps, including the major features of the United States. Facilitators will teach the classical model and drawing skills in order to help students complete their projects.
Dates: May 15-17, 9am-4pm
Ages: 6-8
Cost: $42

Play Camp.
Dates: May 15-17, 9am-4pm
Ages: 3-5
Cost: $42

Nursery.
Dates: May 15-17, 9am-4pm
Ages: 0-2
Cost: $42

Camp Fire

Camp Glen
6580 S. Township Road 131 | Tiffin
419-422-5415
officemanager@campfirenwohio.com
CampFireNWOhio.com

Camp WO-He-LO 2017. Camp Fire’s Adventure Camp will be a four day fun-filled camp loaded with excitement, learning, and new experiences held at the Camp Fire Office (305 West Hardin St., Findlay). Staff will be offering four separate themed weeks throughout the summer, so pick your favorite theme or come to all four! Themed sessions will focus on fitness, arts & crafts, science experiments and team building while also building lasting friendships and meeting community civil servants. Each camper is responsible for bringing a sack lunch. Snacks will be provided. Transportation is provide to and from activities throughout the week. Financial Scholarships are available.

Dates: Session One: Sports Week: June 12-16, 9am-4pm; Session Two: Super Hero Week: June 19-23, 9am-4pm; Session Three: All About Animals: July 24-27, 9am-4pm, Session Four: Fun and Fitness: July 31-August 3, 9am-4pm; Session Five: DIY Week: August 7-10, 9am-4pm
Ages: Grades K-8
Cost: $115 (per child, per session)

Camp Fire Day Camp 2017. Camp Fire’s Day Camp is a week-long adventure at Camp Glen with one optional overnight on Thursday night. Day campers will get the full camp experience enjoying everything Camp Glen has to offer. Each session will focus on teaching youth outdoor living, adventure and social skills in a traditional camp setting. Each camper is responsible for bringing a sack lunch. A meal plan is available for an additional $20. Financial Scholarships are available. Transportation is provided to and from Camp Glen each day from the Camp Fire Office, but campers may be transported by a parent or guardian as well.

Dates: Session One: June 26-30, 8am-5pm; Session Two: July 10-14, 8am-5pm; Session Three: July 17-21, 8am-5pm
Ages: Grades 1-6
Cost: $145 (per child, per session)

2017 Resident Camp. Resident camp is an overnight camp in which the youth stay for multiple nights and are supervised 24 hours a day by Camp Glen staff. Camp Fire of Northwest Ohio offers resident camp opportunities at our camp facility, Camp Glen, which has been serving Hancock and Seneca County youth since 1959.

The Camp Fire day camp program offers a focus area on staff led exploration of the outdoors and experiential education. Our program offers a progression model of lessons with the campers having daily choice activities. Campers will also be split into separate age levels or activity groups to facilitate an appropriate progression of skills and learning.
Dates: July 6-8, Drop-Off: 12pm,
Pick-Up: 4pm
Ages: Youth entering grades 3rd-6th
Cost: $195

Flashover Indoor Sports

11600 Township Highway 99 | Findlay
419-420-1575
info@flashoverindoor.com
flashoverindoor.com

Advanced Soccer Camp. 3 day skills. Coached by Coach Craig Mitchell of UF Men’s Soccer Team. Bring a packed lunch or buy one at Flashover for $5.50/day.
Dates: June 5-7, 9am-3pm or August 7-9, 9am-3pm
Ages: 5-10
Cost: $149/player & $129 for additional siblings or $60/Day

Advanced Soccer Camp. 2 day advanced skills. Coached by Coach Craig Mitchell of UF Men’s Soccer Team. Bring a packed lunch or buy one at Flashover for $5.50/day.
Dates: June 8-9, 9am-3pm or August 10-11
Ages: 10+
Cost: $119/player & $99 for additional siblings or $70/Day

Games & More Fun Camp. Campers ages 5 yrs+ will learn to play, officiate and makeup all type of games; Yard Games, Field Games, Video Games, Board, Card Games & More. Bring a packed lunch or buy one at Flashover for $5.50/day.
Dates: June 12-16, 9am-3pm or July 31-August 4, 9am-3pm
Ages: 5+
Cost: $125/week & $99 for additional siblings or $50/Day

Football Skills Camp. 3 day skills with Instructor Dylan Blunk – UF’s Football Wide Receiver. Bring a packed lunch or buy one at Flashover for $5.50/day.
Dates: June 26-28, 9am-3pm
Ages: 5-10
Cost: $149/player & $129 for additional siblings or $60/Day

Football Skills Camp. 2 day advanced skills with Instructor Dylan Blunk – UF’s Football Wide Receiver. Bring a packed lunch or buy one at Flashover for $5.50/day.
Dates: June 29-30, 9am-3pm
Ages: 10+
Cost: $119/player & $99 for additional siblings or $70/Day

Glow In the Dark & Fun Camp. Campers 5 yrs+ will play in the Dark with all type of Yard Games, Field Games, Video Games. As well as, enjoy a lunch time movie & more. Bring a packed lunch or buy one at Flashover for $5.50/day.
Dates: July 17-21, 9am-3pm
Ages: 5+
Cost: $125/week & $99 for additional siblings or $50/Day

Funtastic Camp. Campers 5yrs + will have all sorts of fun with bounce, field sports & games, crafts & more. ($5/child additional cost for supplies not included in camp fee). Bring a packed lunch or buy one at Flashover for $5.50/day.
Dates: August 14-18, 9am-1pm
Ages: 5+
Cost: $125/week & $99 for additional siblings or $50/Day

Trinity Baptist Church

7839 County Road 236 | Findlay
419-422-8462 | VBSFindlay.com

Family Fun Day.
Dates: July 9, 4-6pm
Ages: Open to the whole family
Cost: Free

Vacation Bible School. Climb into a snazzy submarine and plunge into the deep—where you’ll learn that Christ is our loving Redeemer! Join Dr. Vanguard and his crew to follow Jesus’ life story from Bethlehem to Calvary, and see how he brings us joy, happiness, peace, hope, and love. I know that my remeeder liveth! Job 19:25 (KJV). Register online. Transportation available upon request.
Dates: July 10-12, 6-8pm
Ages: Age 4-6th Grade
Cost: Free

Music Camps

Heartstring Melodies, LLC
219 Liberty Street, Findlay
567-429-1909
heartstringmelodies.com

Register online for music and music therapy summer camps. Music Explorers are music therapy groups for campers to work on making live music, exploring instruments, learning dances, singing along to songs, and participating in a music game or craft all while focusing on social skills and being creative with peers. Instrument groups include guitar, piano, percussion/drums, and singing/songwriting and are designed for campers interested in learning some instrument basics. All camps are open to individuals of all abilities! For more information, please visit our website.
Dates: May 30-August 9
Ages: PK-12
Cost: Varies per camp

FHS Art Camp

Findlay High School Fine Arts Wing
1200 Broad Ave. | Findlay
jasonwagner@fcs.org
fhsartcamp.com

Dates: June 12-16; June 19-23
Ages: Age ranges vary by date – grades PK-12 Cost: $100-$180

The mission of the FHS Art Camp is to provide hands-on opportunities for campers to develop their creative potential through experiences in the visual arts. The camp promotes and encourages creative problem solving, individual expression, and exploration of ideas thereby enriching the quality of life within our community. Local art educators and artists, will work with FHS student assistants, to aid your camper in the exploration of their own creativity. Snacks and camp shirt provided.

Camps through the Findlay Family YMCA

300 E. Lincoln St.| Findlay
Jerry McNamee, Sports & Camp Director
419-422-4424 | jmcnamee@findlayymca.com
findlayymca.com

Rooted in caring, honesty, respect, responsibility, and faith, our highly-trained staff helps campers realize that the Y is a place to try new things, build new skills and make new friends.

Day Camps at the YMCA
Ages: 5-8
Session Dates: May 30-Aug.11
Cost: $80-$120

Sports & Specialty Camps
at the YMCA: Whiz Kids, Theatre, Active Girls, Basketball, LEGO Camp, Tennis, Volleyball, Team Sports, Extreme Sports, Camp Prodigy-Physics,
Survivor Camp, Myth Busters, Nerf Team Building, Soccer, All Star Sports, Plugged In, Good Eats,
Ages: 5-12
Session Dates: May 30-Aug. 11
Cost: $20-$130

YMCA Day Camp at Riverside Park: Ultimate Warrior, Super Slimy, Olympics, Pirates, Color War, Splish Splash, Where the Wild Things Are, Sports Galore, Under the Sea, Spanning the Globe, Camp Rewind.
Ages: 1st to 5th grade
Session Dates: May 30-Aug. 11
Cost: $44-$100

Preschool Camps at the YMCA: The Doc is In!, Happy Campers!, Let the Game Begins!, Little Chef, Build It!, Top Secret!, Let’s Get Messy, Lost Boys and Girls of Neverland, Hawaiian Luau, Summer Fun Daze!, Start Your Engines, Power Rangers, Out of the World, Princess Parade.
Ages: Preschool Age
Session Dates: June 7-July 18
Cost: $10-$35

KinderCamp: Pure Imagination, Camp YMCA.
Ages: 3-6
Session Dates: July 31-Aug. 11
Cost: $35-$55

Leader in Training Camp: The Leader-In-Training (LIT) program allows older campers to build leadership skills and assume some counselor responsibilities while still participating in their favorite activities. Through a combination of workshops, supervised opportunities with younger campers, program planning and general camp activities, participants will be exposed to the basic elements of youth development through the lens of a camp counselor. Leadership skills and teamwork are emphasized, along with development of the YMCA character values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.
Ages: Entering Grades 7-9
Session Dates: May 30-Aug. 11
Cost: $100-$150

Before and After Camp: Before and after care gives parents the option of extra care at the YMCA. This is an informal time when children are supervised while they play a variety of self directed games and activities. The fee includes both before and after care, regardless of which options are used or how many days are used.
Session Dates: May 30-Aug. 11
Cost: $30-$50

Cory Rawson Soccer Club

401 W. US 224, Findlay
419-722-2295
henderson-dean@findlay.edu
coryrawsonsoccer.wix.com/home

Dates: June 3
Ages: U8-U19 (ages 6-18)
Cost: $75 per team
The Cory Rawson Soccer Club offers a 3 vs 3 soccer tournament for ages U8-U19.