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University of Dayton Minority Engineering and Technology Enrichment Camp for Young Men

June 23-29, 2013 – This week-long camp will introduce you to career opportunities in engineering and technology with college-level classes and exciting hands-on experiments.  Academic coaches will help build the skills that you will need to ace the ACT and SAT.  And you will learn about the college admission process, including how to select a college and apply for scholarships.  Open to minority high school men who will be seniors in the fall of 2013, are U.S. citizens and currently enrolled in a college-preparatory program with a minimum GPA of 3.0.  Application.  Tuition Fee.  Go to http://www.udayton.edu/engineering/hs_programs/minority_engineering_camp.php for more information.

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University of Dayton Summer Honors Engineering Camp

June 17-22, 2013 – If you are a gifted high school freshman, sophomore or junior, the University of Dayton Summer Honors Engineering Camp gives you the chance to dabble in engineering through hands-on activities you can’t get in high school.  Study challenging engineering topics.  Explore career options.  Interact with other motivated, bright students and supportive faculty.  Expand your horizons.  Application.  Tuition Fee.  Go to http://www.udayton.edu/engineering/hs_programs/summer_honors_institute.php for more information.

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Columbus Metro Parks

Metro Parks offer one-week camps for children in preschool through grade 9.  (Camps are based on the grade completed as of June 2013, NOT the grade they will be entering in the fall.) Camps are located in 6 different Metro Parks: Battelle Darby Creek, Blacklick Woods, Blendon Woods, Highbanks, Sharon Woods and Slate Run. Cost varies with the type of camp: $70 – $140. Scholarships available to those who qualify. Camp Registration begins March 21 at 8:00 am. In order to speed up the registration process, beginning February 28, you can create or update your child’s account  information and preview camp selections prior to camp registration.  Beginning late February, more information will appear on our website, www.metroparks.net, or you can call 614-891-0700 for a camp brochure.

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Hilltop YMCA Summer Day Camp

 Hilltop YMCA Summer Day Camp

sponsor: Hilltop YMCA                                                                                                                2879 Valleyview Dr. Columbus, OH 43204

Phone: (614) 276-8224  Fax: (614) 276-5579
Web: www.ymcacolumbus.org/daycamp
Email: kbragdon [at] ymcacolumbus [dot] org
contact person:Keri Bragdon
subject/content: making this information available to you
age/grade level: entering grades 1-6
type (day/overnight/other): Day camp
length of program: 11 weeks of camp, June 4-Aug 17                                                                You can sign up for any amount of weeks
cost: $110/week for members $145/week non members
financial aid?: Yes


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University of Dayton Women in Engineering Summer Camp for High School Girls

A residential summer camp which will be held July 7-12, 2013.  This unique camp introduces high school girls to career opportunities in engineering through participation in classroom activities as well as observation and interaction with practicing engineers and engineering students.  Activities include three days of experiments in engineering taught by University faculty, dinner with an engineer, and a day with industry.  Participants reside in an air-conditioned dormitory located on the beautiful University of Dayton campus.   For more information or to register:  go.udayton.edu/wie.

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Mythbreakers

Location: Camden, Ohio – 2 hours west of Columbus near Oxford, Ohio

Address: 1259 Swann Beatty Rd. 

                 Camden, Ohio 45311

Phone: 937-452-3347

Fax: 937-452-5566

Web: www.pvmcamp.com

Email: info [at] pvmcamp [dot] com

Contact Persons: David Maynard – Director     Joyce Reke – Registrations

Subject/Content: Fun Science
Grade Level: 4-6

Type: Overnight/coed
Length of Program: One week sessions, Sunday – Friday
Cost: $390

Dates offered: Weekly starting June 12 – July 22

Financial aid: Partial scholarships according to financial needs

Discounts: Early registration discounts, sibling discounts, military discounts, new camper discounts, and bring a friend discounts available.

Notes: Is it fact or just another urban myth? Based on the popular Discover Channel TV show, Mythbusters, through trial and error you will take on myths and use modern-day science to challenge and demonstrate what is real and what is fiction.

Activities: 80-ft. high zipline, rock climbing tower, challenge course, swimming, canoeing, nature hikes, campfires, and more.  

Religious Affiliations: Christian, non-denominational

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Liberty Farm Summer Horse Camp

Liberty Farm Summer Horse Camp

Liberty Farm, Inc   2620 Fisher Rd, Columbus, Ohio  43204

614-279-0346  phone

614-279-4401  fax

www.libertyhorsefarm.com

Contact: Heather Valentine at stable [at] libertyhorsefarm [dot] com

Conveniently located inside the 270 on Columbus’ west side,Liberty Farm offers week long sessions of day camp which run 9-4 Monday through Friday from June 21-August13.

No matter which session campers attend, our highly qualified staff will teach age and experience appropriate lessons on:

• Safe horse/pony handling
• Caring of horses and equipment
• Group riding lessons
• Games on horseback
• Anatomy of a horse
• Arts-n-crafts
• and more – in a fun and interactive manner

The cost is $375 per camper per week.  Campers bring a sack lunch.  Snacks are provided during the day.

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Camp Wyandot

Camp Name:  Camp Wyandot

Sponsor:  Camp Fire USA Central Ohio Council

Phone:  614-481-8227

Fax:  614-481-8229

Web:  centralohiocampfire.org

Email:  amycfusa [at] ameritech [dot] net 

Contact Person:  Margie Dooley

Age/Grade:  boys & girls completing 2nd grade thru 12th grade

Type:  Overnight Camp

Length of Program:  Sunday late afternoon thru Saturday morning

Cost:  $370.00

Financial Aid:  Yes

Program Description:  Campers participate in a wide variety of outdoor activities including:  swimming, canoeing, fishing, camping skills, outdoor cooking, overnights, hiking, nature exploration, singing, crafts, and much more.  Accredited by the American Camp Association.

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Drama Camp

Location: Camden, Ohio – 2 hours west of Columbus near Oxford, Ohio

Address: 1259 Swann Beatty Rd. 

                 Camden, Ohio 45311

Phone: 937-452-3347

Fax: 937-452-5566

Web: www.pvmcamp.com

Email: info [at] pvmcamp [dot] com

Contact Persons: David Maynard- Director           Tricia Carlton – Registrations

Subject/Content: Residential Drama Camp
Grade Level: 4 – 6, & 6 – 10

Type: Overnight

Length of Program: One week sessions, Sunday – Friday
Cost: $390

Dates offered: June 19th -24th & July 17th- 22nd

Number of program participants allocated: 10

Financial aid: Partial scholarships according to financial needs

Discounts: Early registration discounts, sibling discounts, military discounts, new camper discounts, and bring a friend discounts available.

Notes: DRAMA CAMP – The curtain is raised, the stage is set, and the spotlight is on you! Join our actors as they have loads of fun performing skits, learning characterization, costuming, improv, make-up, and more. The daily schedule will include 2 1/2  hours of acting class, techniques and performance. From complete goofiness to serious role-play, this camp definitely hits its mark.

Activities: 80-ft. high zipline, rock climbing tower, challenge course, swimming, canoeing, nature hikes, campfires, and more.  

Religious Affiliations: Christian, non-denominational

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NASCAMP

Location: Camden, Ohio – 2 hours west of Columbus near Oxford, Ohio

Address: 1259 Swann Beatty Rd. 

                 Camden, Ohio 45311

Phone: 937-452-3347

Fax: 937-452-5566

Web: www.pvmcamp.com

Email: info [at] pvmcamp [dot] com

Contact Persons: David Maynard- Director

                               Tricia Carlton – Registrations

Subject/Content: Go kart racing, residential, one week program
Grade Level: 7 – 10

Type: Overnight
Length of Program: One week sessions, Sunday – Friday
Cost: $420

Dates offered: June 12-17, June 19-24, &  July 17-22

Financial aid: Partial scholarships according to financial needs

Discounts: Early registration discounts, sibling discounts, military discounts, new camper discounts, and bring a friend discounts available.

Notes: NASCAMP – Gear up for a fast and furious camp adventure that will have you squealing tires around a ½ mile World Karting Association Master Track at G & J Kartway located in Camden, Ohio. Participants will learn racing skills and earn points as they compete each day in time trials and racing events. G&J Kartway has added a whole section to their racetrack, creating a longer track with more twists and turns added to the racing experience.

Activities: 80-ft. high zipline, rock climbing tower, challenge course, swimming, canoeing, nature hikes, campfires, and more.  

Religious Affiliations: Christian, non-denominational

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Paintball Camp

Location: Camden, Ohio – 2 hours west of Columbus near Oxford, Ohio

Address: 1259 Swann Beatty Rd. 

                 Camden, Ohio 45311

Phone: 937-452-3347

Fax: 937-452-5566

Web: www.pvmcamp.com

Email: info [at] pvmcamp [dot] com

Contact Persons: David Maynard- Director     Tricia Carlton – Registrations

Subject/Content: One week paintball camps
Grade Level: 6-10

Type: Overnight
Length of Program: One week sessions, Sunday – Friday
Cost: $420

Dates offered: Starting June 12th

Financial aid: Partial scholarships according to financial needs

Discounts: Early registration discounts, sibling discounts, military discounts, new camper discounts, and bring a friend discounts available.

Notes: PAINTBALL CAMP – It’s not just a camp…. It’s an adventure! PVM was the first camp in the US to offer weeklong paintball camp. With close to 14 years of paintball camps, our instructors will teach campers how to work as a unit in developing tactical game strategies, stealth techniques, and mission leadership skills. It will also focus on the importance of character, honor, and integrity. Throughout the week players will participate in different paintball scenarios on the wooded course and on our fast-paced speedball field. Paintball equipment will be provided, or campers may choose to bring their own.

Activities: 80-ft. high zipline, rock climbing tower, challenge course, swimming, canoeing, nature hikes, campfires, and more.  

Religious Affiliations: Christian, non-denominational

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Paintball Extreme

Location: Camden, Ohio – 2 hours west of Columbus near Oxford, Ohio

Address: 1259 Swann Beatty Rd. 

                 Camden, Ohio 45311

Phone: 937-452-3347

Fax: 937-452-5566

Web: www.pvmcamp.com

Email: info [at] pvmcamp [dot] com

Contact Persons: David Maynard- Director            Tricia Carlton – Registrations

Subject/Content: Nine-day paintball program with a trip to the Michigan Monster Game 
Notes:  Nine days of intense paintball that you won’t get anywhere else. Campers will spend the first week going through extreme paintball training to prepare for the paintball event of a lifetime. At the end of the training they will play in the Michigan Monster Game, a two-day paintball game that will have over 2000 other players, paintball tanks, mercenary squads, and airplane insertion tactics on a 180-acre paintball field. Campers will return on Monday, July 26th and may be picked up following a brief closing program at 7:00 PM that evening.

Activities: 80-ft. high zipline, rock climbing tower, challenge course, swimming, canoeing, nature hikes, campfires, and more.  

Grade Level: 7-11

Type: Overnight
Length of Program: One-week sessions, Sunday – Friday
Cost: $$525

Dates offered: June 19th- 27

Financial aid: No

Discounts: Early registration discounts, sibling discounts, new camper discounts, and bring a friend discounts available.

Religious Affiliations: Christian, non-denominational

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