Summer Camp Guide

. April 30, 2019.
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Summer break is right around the corner. What do you have planned for your kids this summer? Keep them active and engaged by enrolling them in summer camp. We’ve compiled a summer camp guide to keep you informed of the local options.

Hancock Historical Museum

422 West Sandusky St., Findlay
419-423-4433 | hancockhistoricalmuseum.org

Investigate the history and science of sound, light, force, motion and electricity! Kids will become scientists themselves as they learn about the great scientists who discovered and advanced the study of energy!

The details

Dates: June 25-28, 8:30am-noon
Ages: 7 to12-years-old
Cost: $40 for museum members; $50 for non-members
Register: hancockhistoricalmuseum.org by June 21

Trinity Baptist Church

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

At Camp Trinity, kids will connect with peers, experience and conquer adventures, and be transformed by the Word of God. This six-week, Sunday-only camp is designed for children from pre-school through 6th grade. Children are taught by responsible
counselors in a safe, fun environment.

The details:

Dates: Sundays, June 9 – July 14, 9:30-11:30am
Ages: 4 years to 6th graders
Cost: Free
Register: trinitybaptistfindlay.com/events/2019-camp-trinity

Findlay First Church of the Nazarene

2501 Broad Ave.
419-422-8660| findlayfirstnaz.org

Has your child ever wondered what it would be like to actually be inside of a video game? At PowerUP Vacation Bible Adventure at Findlay First Church of the Nazarene, children will play games, decode puzzles and learn from Psalm 101 how to control their character.

The details

Dates: July 8-11, 6-8pm | Ages: Preschool – 6th grade
Cost: No cost
Register: www.findlayfirstnaz.org or 419-422-8660

The Toledo Zoo

2 Hippo Way, Toledo
419-385-5721 | toledozoo.org

If your kids love animals, check out the plethora of camps at the Toledo Zoo this summer. There are 20 different topics covered over nine weeks of camp. Summer Safari Camp is a great way for children to explore the Zoo while learning about nature, animals and conservation. And with the ProMedica Museum of Natural History opening, the Zoo has special camps that explore venom, prehistoric animals and the animals of Ohio.

The details:

Dates: June 3-June 28; July 8-August 9, Monday-Friday 9am-noon or 9am-3pm
Ages: Half-day camps for 4 to 5-year-olds; full day camps for ages 6 to 15
Cost: Half Day: $135 members; $160 non-members and Full Day ranges: $185-$300 members; $235-$350 non-members
Register: toledozoo.org/camps
Other: Bring a lunch, good walking shoes and dress for the weather. The Zoo provides two camp shirts, a daily snack and a water bottle.

Marathon Center for the Performing Arts

200 W. Main Cross St., Findlay
419-423-2787 | www.mcpa.org

Raise the curtain! During this week-long camp, children will work with professional directors from the Missoula Children’s Theatre while staging a production of the musical Robin Hood for the community to enjoy. Participants will engage in age-appropriate performing arts workshops such as creative dramatics, acting, movement, music, improvisation and theatre games.

The details

Dates: July 8-12, 9am-3pm Monday-Thursday, noon-until after 7pm; performance on Friday
Ages: Students in grades 1-12 (limited to first 60 students based on age and role availability)
Cost: $180
Register: www.mcpa.org
Other: Limited number of scholarships are available based upon financial need.

Heartstring Melodies

219 Liberty St., Findlay
567-429-1909 | heartstringmelodies.com

Tiny Tunes Camps

An early childhood music therapy camp allows for a “grown up” to bond with their young child through developmentally
appropriate musical experiences.

Dates: Fridays, May 31-August 9(no class July 5), 11-11:45am
Ages: 4 years and younger

Be in Tune with Fun

Play musical games with this fun social skills group.

Dates: June 3, 17, July 15, 29, August 12, 5:15-6pm
Ages: 10 years and older

Music Explorers

Designed for children of all abilities. Make live music and participate in music games and crafts all while focusing on social skills during 10 weeks of thematic camps from June through August.

Dates: Monday through Wednesday, from 9-11:30am
Ages: 4 years and older

Instrument Adventures

This “Rock Band” type camp is designed for individuals of all abilities to make live music on their choice of instrument and perform their own versions of songs.

Dates: Six sessions. Mondays from 1-3pm, or Fridays from 8:45-10:45am. See online for dates.
Ages: 8 years and older

Camp costs: Tiny Tunes Camps and Be in Tune with Fun: $10 per session for first child, $5 for each sibling. Music Explorers and Instrument Adventures: $80 for one camp, $75 each for two, and $70 each for three or more.
Register: heartstringmelodies.com

Project H.O.P.E. Summer Camps

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

For the past ten years Project H.O.P.E. 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 and crafts and horseback relay races. No riding experience is required. Open to all children. Camps include lunch, snacks and helmet use.

The details

Date: June 15, 10am-5pm
Ages: Youth in junior high and high school
Cost: $100 (scholarships available for families in need)
Dates: June 29 and July 13, 10am-5pm
Ages: 5-11
Cost: $100 (scholarships available for families in need)

Youtheatre Academy

Marathon Center for the Performing Arts
200 W. Main Cross St., Findlay
419-423-2787 | www.mcpa.org

At Youtheatre Academy, your child will raise his/her acting, singing and dancing skills to the next level. The one-week day camp will improve theatre skills working with talented professional and local teaching artists featuring repertoire from well-known Broadway musicals.

The details

Dates: July 15-19, 9am-4pm Monday through Thursday, noon until after the 7pm performance on Friday
Ages: Students in grades 7-12
Cost: $200
Register: www.mcpa.org
Other: Limited number of scholarships are available based upon financial need.

Camp Fire

305 W. Hardin St.
419-422-5415

Camp Glen

6580 S. Township Road 131, Tiffin
419-447-7459
officemanager@campfirenwohio.com
CampFireNWOhio.com

Stay overnight for multiple nights while supervised by trained staff at Camp Fire of Northwest Ohio’s Camp Glen, located on the Sandusky River in Seneca County.

Most of the Camp Fire overnight camp programs offer activities on a specific topic, chosen by your child. Campers are split by age for an appropriate progression of skills and information.

The Leaders in Training Program is a leadership development track to provide teens with the skills and knowledge to interact and communicate successfully in a fun, safe environment while experiencing overnight camp.

The details

Dates: Session One: June 23-28; Session Two: July 7-12. Camp Glen drop off times from 2-4pm, and pick up times from 4-4:30pm. Transportation from Findlay is available, must be reserved in advance, with drop off times from 2-3pm and pick up times from 4:30-5pm.
Ages: Campers: Ages 7-12; Leader In Training: Ages 13-15
Cost: $350 (Scholarships are available)

Noteworthy Community Choir

2613 State Route 81, Ada
419-679-8259 | noteworthycc.org

Summer Sounds Choral Camp: Join for a week-long immersion in choir and music-making! Singers divide into two groups (by grade level) and travel through the day in their groups. They come together at the end of each day to rehearse music that they will perform together at camp. Their day also includes playing Orff instruments, dancing/movement and a musicianship class with lots of fun and music to be made! The week concludes with a Choir Concert at 12:30pm on Friday for parents, friends and the community!

The details

Dates: July 15-19, 9am-12pm Monday-Thursday, 9am-1pm Friday
Ages: Rising 1st-8th graders (Kids that will be in 1st-8th grade in Fall 2019)
Cost: $85 (Early Registration is $75 if registered and paid by May 15)
Location: Ada, ONU (Presser Hall)

Findlay High School

1200 Broad Ave., Findlay
findlaycityschools.org

Get artsy! The FHS art department offers three art camps based on age level. The camps provide hands-on opportunities for campers to develop their creative potential through experiences in the visual arts. The camps promote and encourage creative problem solving, individual expression and exploration of ideas. Local art educators, artists and FHS student assistants will aid your camper in exploring their creativity. Snacks and camp shirt provided.

The details:

Dates: June 10-14 (ages 12-14), 9am-3pm; June 10-14 (ages 7-11) 9am-3pm; June 17-21 (ages 4-6) 9am-noon
Ages: 4 to 14-years-old
Cost: $180 for June 10-14 camps; $100 for June 17-21 camp
Register: findlaycityschools.org/camps.html

Marathon Center for the Performing Arts

200 W. Main Cross St., Findlay
419-423-2787 | www.mcpa.org

At Youtheatre Academy, your child will raise their acting, singing and dancing skills to the next level. The intensive, one-week day camp will focus on improving theatre skills.

Participants will work with talented professional and local teaching artists and present a high-caliber and high-energy showcase featuring repertoire from well-known Broadway musicals.

The details

Dates: July 15-19, 9am-4pm Monday through Thursday, noon until after the 7pm performance on Friday
Ages: Students in grades 7-12
Cost: $200
Register: www.mcpa.org
Other: Limited number of scholarships are available based upon financial need.