Looking for a summer camp? Here are many of the day and overnight programs offered in the Akron area. In some cases, times and dates are set. In others, plans are still being made. Financial help and scholarships are available for some of the camps. Some offer extended day care. Call for details.



University of Akron Band Camp — June 17-22. Commuter, $250; overnight, $475. For students entering grades 7-10. Rehearsals, sectionals, technique classes with UA faculty. 330-972-6919 or email UABands@uakron.edu.

University of Akron Chinese Summer Camps — For grades 7-12 who wish to learn Chinese language and culture or are currently in a Chinese language class, July 16-20. Explore Chinese art, food and calligraphy. Immersion Chinese Camp at Jackson High School, Jackson Township, July 23-27, for students who have studied Chinese for at least two years. Classes conducted in Chinese. $160. Call 330-972-2013, email nee@akron.edu or visit www.uakron.edu/ci.

University of Akron Dance Institute — Classes on campus. Preprofessional dance program, including ballet technique, pointe, modern, jazz and tap. Four-week summer intensive, June 18-July 13, for intermediate to advanced students. Two-week session, June 25-July 6, for beginners age 7 and up with optional afternoon arts camp. Storybook dance and preballet for ages 3-7 in June. Adult/teen noncredit dance and exercise classes. Placement auditions for dancers with previous experience are 9:30 a.m. April 14 and 3 p.m. May 6 or by appointment. 330-972-7949 or email danceinstitute@uakron.edu.

University of Akron Sport Science Academy Youth Sport Day Camp — Fundamentals of sport for ages 5-13. June 18-22 and June 25-29, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at InfoCision Stadium and campus. $170 per week. $10 discount by May 1. Register online at www.uakron.edu/ssa/. Contact maduve@uakron.edu.

Akron Fossils & Science Center — 2080 S. Cleveland-Massillon Road, Copley Township. Dinosaur Adventure Camps for ages 5-13, July 9-13 and July 16-20. Campers are divided according to age. Faith-based curriculum includes facts and theories about dinosaurs, how fossils are formed and how scientists dig for fossils. Zip line and two-story slide. 330-665-3466 or www.akronfossils.com.

Akron General LifeStyles — At Health and Wellness Center West, 4125 Medina Road, Bath Township, and North, 4300 Allen Road, Stow. Summer camps for ages 3-16, June 4-Aug. 24. Participants can register for multiple sessions, including preschool, day camp, one-week dance/cheer camp (West only), one-week National Basketball Academy camp, six-week SEALS swim camp and one-week junior advanced water safety camp. Dates, times and costs vary. Discounts for registering before May 1. Call 330-665-8139 (West) or 330-945-3146 (North).

Akron PeaceMakers Camp — Akron History Museum, Lock 3, 200 S. Main St. Focus on promoting peace in the community and learning problem-solving skills. For grades 6-8, morning sessions, 8:30 a.m. to noon, July 10-12 or July 17-19; afternoon sessions 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., July 10-12 or July 17-19. $55 for three-day, 3½-hour sessions, includes lunch. Role-playing, field trips, developing anti-violence and multimedia messages. New PeaceMakers Orientation will be held in the Akron Municipal Building (City Council Chambers), 166 S. High St. For grades 9-11, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 24-27 or Aug. 7-10. Free, includes lunch. Learn about Akron’s history, tour city facilities and look at how city government works. Contact Willa Keith at 330-375-2712 or wkeith@akronohio.gov. Registration begins March 19 when applications will available at www.akronpeacemakers.org.

Akron Symphony String Chamber Ensemble Summer Music Experience — Old Trail School, Bath Township. June 18-22, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., for string musicians entering grades 8-12. Polish ensemble skills, increase confidence through performance and sight-reading, and study chamber music literature. Akron Symphony musicians provide daily coaching. Rehearsals and individual practice. Final performance features all chamber ensembles. Audition recording and letter of recommendation from instructor required. $450. 330-535-8131, www.akronsymphony.org/string-chamber-camp, or email omatherson@akronsymphony.org.

Akron Urban League Summer Education Enrichment Day Camp — Helen Arnold Community Center, 440 Vernon Odom Blvd., June 11-Aug. 17, Monday-Friday each week, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (extended care hours 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.) For ages 5-12, $500 per child for summer, $250 for each additional child in same family. Field trips, computers, art, music, dance, drama, physical education and swim program. Breakfast, lunch and snacks. Contact Cynthia Price at 234-542-4164 or www.akronurbanleague.org.

Akron Zoo Camp — 500 Edgewood Ave., Akron. For ages 2-16, June through August. Learn about animals, the environment, conservation and what it is like to work at the zoo. New camps about reef and aquatic animals celebrate the exhibit Journey to the Reef. Full-day camp for ages 7-12, $150 members, $170 nonmembers. Preschool camps for ages 2-5, accompanied by caregiver. Three-day camp, $65 members, $70 nonmembers. Five-day camp, $95 members, $100 nonmembers. Program for ages 15-16 to work with animal keepers, $115 members, $135 nonmembers. Reservations must be made in advance. 330-375-2550 or www.akronzoo.org.

Almost Mom Child Development Center — 258 S. Cleveland-Massillon Road, Copley Township (Montrose area). Grades K-5, June through August. Weekly themes include camping, Olympics and dinosaurs. Three field trips per week include Akron Aeros game, Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens, Akron Zoo, Weathervane Theater, bowling and area parks. Cookouts, water slides, sports, crafts and visits from the bookmobile. For rates, call Dominic Musitano at 330-665-4374.

Boy Scouts of America — Camp Manatoc, south of Peninsula. Overnight camp from mid-June to late July, for Scouts ages 10-18. Swimming, canoeing and fishing. Call Great Trail Council, 330-773-0415 or visit www.gtcbsa.org.

Brightside Academy — Two Akron locations: 1100 S. Arlington St. and 1585 Frederick Blvd. An 11- or 12-week program for children who have completed kindergarten through age 12. Themes are art, architecture and sculpture; animals, gardens and nature; science and technology; culture and diversity; theater, dance and music; and health, fitness and sports. Weekly field trips. Call 330-785-9740 (Arlington) or 330-835-9560 (Frederick).

Building Blocks Enrichment Program — 110 Goodyear Blvd., Akron. Ages 6-12, June 18-July 27, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday-Friday, $40 per week. Academics include math, reading, social studies and science. Also sports, field trips, community service and activities. Lunch provided. Some scholarships available. 330-375-5065, email hebroughtusout@sbcglobal.net.

Camp Christopher — 1930 N. Hametown Road, Bath Township. Resident camp, ages 7-16, weeklong sessions June 17-Aug. 11, $420 per week. Weekly day camp, ages 5-12, June 11-Aug. 10, $175. Swimming, canoeing, horseback riding, hiking, fishing, archery, rope challenges courses, song time, crafts and games. Lunch/snacks provided. Family Camp, June 10-15, July 3-7 or Aug. 12-17, $260 adult, $210 child. September Song Camp (over age 50), Aug. 19-24, $260; Discovery Camp for persons with developmental disabilities, $900 (financial aid and waiver options available). Some early registration discounts. Open house 1 to 4 p.m. May 6. 330-376-2267, 800-296-2267 or www.campchris.org.

Camp Exploration — Summa Early Education & Learning Center, 475 Ohio St., Akron, for ages 6-11. Weekly sessions, June 11-Aug. 24, 6:15 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, full- and part-time. Weekly field trips. Themes include X-treme Sports, Survivor Island, Cooking Impossible, It’s Tee Time, Great Outdoors, Wet ’n’ Wild, That Kid’s Got Talent, Science of Gross Things, Game Show Mania, Urban Designer and Race to the Finish. Call 330-375-6400 or email summa@brighthorizons.com.

Camp Invention — Weeklong day camps for grades 1-6 in June and July at multiple locations. Modules are Magnetropolis, Inventeureka, I Can Invent: Balloon Burst, and Action and Adventure Games. Learn problem solving and teamwork through hands-on activities in science, technology, engineering and math. $215 ($25 off before March 30). Summit County locations are: New Franklin (Nolley Elementary School), June 18-22; Fairlawn (St. Hilary School), June 25-29; Fairlawn (Fort Island Primary School), June 18-22; Cuyahoga Falls (Roberts Middle School), June 18-22; Northfield (Nordonia Middle School), June 18-22; Akron (Our Lady of the Elms Elementary School), June 11-15; Coventry Township (Turkeyfoot Elementary School), June 4-8; and Hudson (East Woods Elementary School), July 23-27. Call 800-968-4332, or visit www.campinvention.org.

Camp Y.E.S.S. (Youth Establishing Success Spiritually) — Mason Community Center, 700 E. Exchange St., Akron. Free sports and interpersonal skills camp for boys and girls ages 12-17, June 11-15, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily. Applications available at center March 15-May 15 or call Marie Moss at 330-238-3091.

Centenary United Methodist Church Drama Camp — 1310 Superior Ave., Akron. For grades 5-8. July 9-29, 5 to 8 p.m., Monday-Thursday weekly. Performances, evenings July 27-28 and at 3 p.m. July 29. Instruction in team building, social skills and theater arts, including stage direction, elocution, song, choreography and line memorization. $35, $30 for second child and $80 for family of three or more. Scholarships available with proof of need. 330-376-9648.

Childtime’s Summer Camp — Childtime Learning Centers. Children ages 5-11. Costs vary by location and participation. Locations: 1189 Tallmadge Road, Cuyahoga Falls, 330-928-6699; 555 White Pond Drive, Akron, 330-864-4499; 186 Portage Trail, Cuyahoga Falls, 330-928-2530; 2691 21st St., Cuyahoga Falls; 3475 Embassy Parkway, Fairlawn, 330-666-4226; 2145 Eastwood Ave., Akron. 330-784-2582; 2645 Manchester Road, Akron, 3101 Graham Road, Stow, 330-673-2050; and 2546 Leland Ave., Akron, 330-784-3399.

Creative Challenge 2012 — Miller South School for the Visual and Performing Arts, 1055 East Ave., Akron. One-week enrichment camp for students entering grades 3-8, June 18-22, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. daily. Four classes a day in music, dance, drama, art, health, math, social studies, science, foreign language and language arts. $135 for first child in family, $125 for second child, $145 for students outside the Akron school district. Brochure available in April at www.akronschools.com by clicking on About APS/Departments/Gifted and Talented. Call Sharon Hall at 330-761-3069.

Crown Point Ecology Center Summer Farm & Science Camp — 3220 Ira Road, Bath Township. Lessons on the Land 2012 for ages 6-10. Investigate the natural cycles of plants, animals and people in the farm community through activities, crafts, gardening, hikes, cooking and tasting vegetables. Six one-week day sessions June through August. $185 per week. Call 330-668-8992, ext. 102, or visit www.crownpt.org.

Cuyahoga Falls Natatorium — 2345 Fourth St. Fun, Fit and Float Camp for ages 7-12, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., July 9-13 and July 16-20. Fitness sports games, Zumba, Hip-Hop, Yoga-lates, obstacle course, tree house, waterslide, diving board, water channel and more. Half day on land and half day on water. $145 for residents, $170 nonresidents. Before- and after-care available, $25 each. 330-971-8080.

Cuyahoga Falls Parks and Recreation Department — Quirk Cultural Center, 1201 Grant Ave. Lights, Camera, Action: Youth Theatre Camp for ages 7-12, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 18-22, registration $20 resident, $30 nonresident, class fee $50. Magic Camp for ages 9-14, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. June 18-22, registration $20 resident, $30 nonresident, class fee $50. 330-971-8425.

Cuyahoga Valley National Park Summer Camp — Residential camp in Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Theatre Camp, grades 4-10, June 10-15, $425 overnight, $325 day camp. Farm Camp, grades 4-8, July 8-13. $425. Survivor Camp, grades 5-10, July 16-20, $425. Chef Camp, grades 7-11, July 22-27, $425. Junior Ranger Day Camp, ages 6-11, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., July 16-20 and July 23-27, $200 per week, before- and after-care available for second week. Email info@forcvnp.org, call 330-657-2796, ext. 100, or visit www.conservancyforcvnp.org.

Ellet Community Center — 2449 Wedgewood Drive, Akron. Weekly themed camps for ages 5-14, June 25-Aug. 2. Arts and crafts, world traveler, cheerleading and more. 330-375-2809.

Elms Summer Camp — Our Lady of the Elms, 1375 W. Exchange St., Akron. Four weeks of summer camp for boys and girls ages 6-12 starting July 9. Artistic Images, Brother Bear: Sister Hawk, Dance to the Music and Ooey Gooey Bubble Fizz. Hands-on fun and field trips. Weekdays 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Before- and after-care available. To register, call 330-864-7210 or visit www.TheElms.org/summer for prices.

Fairlawn Parks & Recreation — 3487 S. Smith Road. Go Wild camps for ages 4 and up, 10 a.m. to noon, at Fort Island Park. Develop skills concerning wildlife and the environment. Ages 4-5, June 25-28, $25, register by June 18; ages 6-7, July 23-26, $25, register by July 16; ages 8-11, $30, register by July 30. Roots and Shoots Camp for ages 7-10, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., June 29 and July 6, 13, 20 and 27, $12, register by June 22. Archery Fundamentals Camp for ages 9 and up, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., June 18-22, $25, register by June 11. Nature Tots for ages 3-4 with adult, 10:30 to 11:15 a.m., July 3, 5, 17 and 19, $12, register by June 26. Family Campout, 7 p.m. Aug. 17, $5 per person, register by Aug. 6. Call 330-668-9518.

Firestone Equestrian Center — 6801 Christman Road, Green. Day and overnight ranch camp for ages 8-16. Horsemanship and equine management, mounted and unmounted lessons. Outdoor and indoor facilities. Campers grouped by age, experience and ability. Swimming, team sports and traditional camping activities. 330-896-1964, www.gotcamp.org, or email susang@akronymca.org.

Firestone Park Community Center — 1480 Girard St., Akron. Summer day camps for school-age children. Weekly themes. 330-375-2806.

First United Methodist Church Summer Camps — 245 Portage Trail, Cuyahoga Falls. Operation Overboard Extreme Day Camp, grades 1-6, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., June 25-29. Vacation Bible School in the morning and field trips in the afternoon, $55, registration starts April 2. Vacation Bible School only for age 3-grade 6, $5 per child, $10 per family maximum. Wesley Overnight Camp, Aug. 3-5, at Camp Aldersgate in Carrollton, grades 4-6 for three days and two nights. $105 before June 29, $130 after. Chess Camp, grade 1 and up, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., July 16-20, includes chess-themed trips, no experience required, $150. 330-923-5241, ext. 218, or www.firstchurchcf.com.

Goddard School — 2073 Alexandria Way, Macedonia. For ages 6 weeks to 9 years, June 4-Aug. 16, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Time Travel; explore different time periods. Prices vary by age and number of days attended. 330-468-0488 or email macedoniaoh@goddardschools.com.

Grace Notes Music Camp — Trinity United Church of Christ, 915 N. Main St., Akron. Ages 5-13, 9 a.m. to noon, June 24-28. $20. 330-376-7186 or email sharonalberson@sbcglobal.net.

Here For You Child Development Center — 5625 Manchester Road, New Franklin. Summer programs for children in kindergarten to age 12. Different focus every week incorporating math, science, English and social skills. 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Friday, part time or full time. Preschool program for ages 3-5. $30 per day or $120 per week. 330-882-5300 or visit www.hereforyoucdc.com.

Homer Pettengil Summer Day Camp — East Akron Community House, 550 S. Arlington St., Akron. Ages 5-11. Weekly outings, field trips, theater trips, activities. Lunch and snacks. First session June 18-July 13 (Monday-Friday), 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., $150; second session July 16-Aug. 10, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., $150, and 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., $100. 330-773-6838.

Hudson Community Education and Recreation Camps — Day camps June-August for age 3 through high school. Enrichment camps include cooking, sewing, design and technology, $85 to $300. Last Days of Summer camp, weeks of Aug. 13 and 20, with field trips. Teen adventure weeks include trips to Cedar Point, canoeing, laser tag, limousine scavenger hunt, water parks. Teen sport and activity weeks include Frisbee golf, water polo, basketball, dodgeball, table tennis, lacrosse, trips to a Cleveland Indians game, Kendall Cliffs climbing. Car Camp, Theater Camp, special needs camps. Jump Starts Sports Camp for all ages focuses on one sport each week. Before- and after-care available. Open to Hudson residents and others. Discounts for early registration. Call 330-653-1210 or register at http://www.hudson.edu/hcer starting mid-March.

Illusion Factory Summer Camp — Northwest Family Recreation Center, 1730 Shatto Ave., Akron. Theater Performance Day Camp, July 16-27. Performance at 1 p.m. July 27. Ages 4-6, 10 a.m. to noon each day, $175; ages 7-10, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., $280; ages 11-15, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., $280. Scholarships available. Call 330-836-1353, e-mail barbaraballance@theillusionfactory.org, or visit www.theillusionfactory.org.

Johnson’s Corners Summer Camp — Johnson United Methodist Church, 3409 Johnson Road, Norton. Ages 5-14. June 1-Aug. 27, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., $75, before- and after-care available. Title XX accepted. Different themes each week, inflatable waterslide, indoor gym, snacks. Call Jennie Lester at 330-825-1528.

Joshua Child Care and Developmental Center — 1225 Vernon Odom Blvd, Akron. June through August. Field trips, crafts, swimming lessons, skating, bowling, horseback riding, arts and crafts. Prices to be determined. Call 330-864-2777.

Kenmore Community Center — 880 Kenmore Blvd., Akron. Themed camps in ceramics, arts and crafts, quilting and more. Tentative dates July 9-Aug. 9. About $20 per week. Call 330-375-2812.

Kids Academy of Copley — 3745 Copley Road. Infants to age 13, June through August. School-age summer programs. Discounts for early registration. 330-666-8293, or http://www.kidsacademyofcopley.com.

Kids Camp — 1177 Norton Ave., Norton. Dates to be determined. For ages 5-12. Swimming, crafts, games, sports and more in indoor/outdoor setting. Optional field trips and reading program. Daily and weekly rates with sibling discounts. Call Kathy Eads at 330-825-3959.

Kids Country — June through August for ages 5-12. Swimming, field trips, crafts. Rates vary by location. Summit County locations are 4923 Hudson Drive, Stow, 330-686-7707; 387 Ghent Road, Fairlawn, 330-668-5144; and 1801 Town Park Center, Green, 330-899-0909.

Kids Play — Summer camp program June through August for children ages 5-11, full and part time from 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., at 4530 Kent Road, Stow, 330-678-5554; 388 S. Main St., Akron, 330-253-2373; and 1641 Boettler Road, Green, 330-896-2400. Breakfast, lunch and snack, field trips, sports, reading, science and math skills. Cost varies according to schedule.

LifeCenter Plus Health & Fitness Center Summer Kids Camps — Half-day and full-day camps at 5133 Darrow Road, Hudson, June 4-Aug. 22. Themed camps for ages 3-15. Travel and adventure camps, soccer and golf, Active Artists, Petite Picassos, zoo camp, birthday party camp, crazy cookers, rock climbing. Sessions divided by age. Weekdays, full day and half day. Prices start at $75 per week. Before- and after-care available. Call Laura Coon at 330-655-2377, ext. 145, or email lcoon@lifecenterplus.com or www.lifecenterplus.com.

Magical Theatre Summer Camps — Barberton High School, 555 Barber Road. Day camp for ages 7-17. K.I.D. Camp is an introduction to performing skills with professional staff through day classes in acting, singing and dancing culminating in a final performance, July 16-27, $395. Theater Camp at Cuyahoga Valley National Park, perform scenes that utilize the outdoors as a stage, overnight camp for grades 4-10, June 10-15, $425; day camp, $325. 330-848-3708 or www.magicaltheatre.org.

McKinley Early Childhood Center — 2529 Romig Road, Akron. Summer program for ages 6 weeks to 12 years. Three field trips per week, including roller skating, Akron Zoo, movies and Akron Aeros game, free to parents. Program free upon enrollment to the center. Title XX accepted. Private pay is $143 full-time week (25-60 hours) or $96 part-time. 330-745-8818.

Project AGAPE Summer Camp — 442 Bell St., Akron. Ages 5-12 (must have completed kindergarten), June 11-Aug. 31, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays. Skating, swimming, bowling, karate, golf, field trips. Breakfast, lunch and snack. Title XX accepted. 330-253-3711.

Riverside Summer Camp — Riverside Preschool, 2433 S. Main St., Coventry Township. Grades 1-6, daily or weekly. On/off campus activities, sports, arts and crafts, games, cooking, swimming, bowling. Trips to Great Lakes Science Center, Amazone, Akron Aeros and Summit County Fair. Junior camp program for ages 3-5. Call Vicki at 330-644-4517 or email RiversidePreschool@sbcglobal.net.

St. Vincent-St. Mary High School Summer Camps — Classes include: Art, grades 6-9, mornings July 9-13, $75. Band camp, grades 6-9, mornings June 11-15, $75. Drama, grades 3-9, afternoons July 16-Aug 2, $90. First Aid, CPR and AED training, grades 7-12 and adults, 1 to 4 p.m. and 5 to 8 p.m. July 16, $45 (includes two-year certification through the American Heart Association). How to Survive High School, grades 7-12, mornings July 30-Aug. 3, $60. Intensive Review of Spanish I, grades 9-11, mornings Aug. 6-10, $80. Irish Dance, grades 3-9, mornings July 9-13, $90. Photography, grades 7-12, afternoons July 9-13, $75. Rushin’ to Learn Some Russian, grades 4-9, grades 4-6 mornings, grades 7-9 afternoons, July 23-27, $75. Spanish Fiesta, grades 3-5, mornings July 18-22, $75. Study Skills, grades 7-12, afternoons July 30-Aug. 3, $60. Technology, grades 6-9, mornings June 16-20, $75. Vocal music, grades 7-12, afternoons June 18-22, $80.

Salvation Army Learning Zone Summer Enrichment Program — 190 S. Maple St., Akron. Day camp, June 11-Aug. 24. Ages 5-12, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday-Friday. Christian-based education, field trips, recreational activities, healthy meals included. $100 per week. Title XX accepted. Call 330-434-7423, visit www.salvationarmyakron.org/learningzone or pick up applications at site after March 1.

Sarah’s House Summer Enrichment Program — 414 Pine St., Akron. For ages 5-13. June 11-Aug. 3, weekdays 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., $60 per week. Math and reading, dance, etiquette, arts and crafts, health and fitness, bullying awareness, cooking and field trips. Call 330-535-7272, or email sarahshouseinc@yahoo.com.

S’Camp at Old Trail School — 2315 Ira Road, Bath Township. Morning, afternoon and all-day classes for ages 18 months to 14 years, June 11-July 20, 2315 Ira Road, Bath Township. Mix and match programs from more than 100 offerings. Computers, fencing, scuba, extreme sports, rocketry, aviation, robotics, photography, filmmaking, theater, painting, cooking, bicycling, field hockey, diving, tennis, soccer and more. Rates vary; half-day sessions about $150, all day $300. Transportation and extended care available. Call 330-666-1118, or visit www.oldtrail.org and click on “summer camp.”

Shaw Jewish Community Center Summer Camps — 750 White Pond Drive, Akron. Themed day camps for grades 1-9, including horseback riding, Lego, basketball, arts with All Fired Up and more. Prices vary; about $175 per week. Call Laura Amer at 330-835-0020, or visit www.shawjcc.org.

Space Domes America — Old Trail School, 2315 Ira Road, Bath Township. For grades 1-5. Fly Me To The Moon, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., June 18-22. Design and build gliders, airplanes with 2-foot wingspans, lighter-than-air craft and rockets and a camper-sized moonbase. Disaster Science, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., June 12-16. Investigate the forces behind floods, earthquakes, tornadoes and other natural disasters. Both camps $265. Summer Camp No. 3 to be held at a site to be determined in Fairlawn, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Aug. 6-10. $195. http://spacedomesamerica.com. Before- and after-care available.

Stow Silver Springs Day Camp — 5027 Stow Road. Weekly sessions June through mid-August for grades 1-6 include swimming, archery, games, crafts, cooking, sports, nature, field trips and special events. Prices to be determined. Call 330-689-5100.

Talent Tree Camp — 5282 Hudson Drive, Hudson. All-day activity camp, ages 4 and up, $180, two weekly sessions, June 11-15 and Aug. 6-9, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. Includes gymnastics, cheerleading, baton, drama and arts and crafts; Gymnastics only camp, ages 6 and up, $120, all levels and events, three sessions: June 25-28, July 9-12 and Aug. 6-9, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Competition team camp, ages 6 and up, $136, three sessions: June 18-21, July 23-26 and Aug. 13-16. Times vary according to age and ability. Classes in dance, gymnastics, baton and tumbling for ages 3 and up, two four-week sessions: June 11-12 and July 16-Aug. 16. 330-650-9829, or www.talenttreehudson.com.

Weathervane Playhouse Summer Camps — 1301 Weathervane Lane, Akron. All camps Monday-Friday. Kids Take the Stage: Theater games, ages 5-8, June 18-29; ages 8-11, July 9-20; ages 11-14, July 23-Aug. 3; all 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., $260. Imagine That: Games, storytelling, creative drama, ages 3-6, 10 a.m. to noon, June 11-15 and Aug. 6-10, $110. Audition Workshop: Create an audition package, ages 7-16, 2 to 4 p.m. July 23-27, $160. Theater Around the World: fairy tales in theatrical styles, ages 8-13, Aug. 6-10, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., $160. Musical Theater: voice, dance and audition technique for ages 5 to 9, July 9-13; ages 9-14, June 18-22; both 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., $180. Broadway Dance Camp: Training in movement for the stage, ages 5-9, July 16-20; ages 9-14, June 25-29, both 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., $160. Vocal Music Technique: Fundamentals for beginners to intermediate, ages 7-16, Aug. 6-10, 10 a.m. to noon, $110. Character Workshop: Creating a character, ages 7-16, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., July 23-27, $160. Summer Stock: Produce and design a full production, ages 13-18, July 30-Aug. 10, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., performance at 7 p.m. Aug. 10, $350. 330-836-2626 or www.weathervaneplayhouse.com.

Wedgewood United Methodist Church — 2350 Wedgewood Drive, Akron. Summer day camps for grades 1-6. Includes day trip to Camp Wanake for swimming and other activities. Sports week, June 25-29; outdoor week with horses, July 2-6; science week, July 9-13; and secret agent week, July 16-20. $74 per week before May 1, $79 before June 2, $84 after. Register at http://eocumc.com/camps/summercamp and click on Camp Wanake.

Western Reserve Academy Summer Program — 115 College St., Hudson. Adventure Camp, ages 8-14, June 18-July 27, 7:45 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Sports to outdoor adventure includes mountain biking, kayaking, swimming and more. English Language Institute for students for whom English is not their native language, resident camp for ages 13-17, June 24-July 28. Summer enrichment programs in dance, jazz improv, digital photography, screenwriting and filmmaking, creative nonfiction, advanced writing, cooking, youth leadership development, crime scene investigation and more. Call 330-650-9715, email summerprograms@wra.net, or see www.wra.net/summerprograms.

YMCA Day Camp — For ages 6-12, includes nature, sports, games and crafts. Theme weeks, field trips and exploration, outdoor adventure. June-August at: Firestone Park branch, Akron, 330-724-1255; Green branch, 3800 Massillon Road, 330-899-9622; Lake Anna branch, Barberton, 330-745-9622; Riverfront branch, Cuyahoga Falls, 330-923-9622; University Park, Akron, 330-434-9622; Nordonia Hills branch, Macedonia, 330-467-8366 or 330-650-6144; North Hill Child Care Center, Akron, 330-762-7678; Hope Day Care Center, Akron, 330-434-5900; WYDACA, Akron, 330-864-3560; A Y’S Place, Akron, 330-836-7435; YMCA office, 330-376-1335.

YMCA Camp Y-Noah — 815 Mount Pleasant Road, Green. One- and two-week sessions June through August for ages 5-17. Day and resident camps and trip programs. Horseback riding, canoeing, archery, crafts, campfires, sailing, cheernastics, rock climbing, kayaking and more. Indoor and outdoor riding facilities, Alpine Tower, Frontiers High Ropes course, 22-acre lake and 300 acres of trails. Counselors in training program. Day camps $135-$175 for five days, overnight camps $385-$435 for six days, some specialty camps higher. Discounts before March 9. 330-896-1964, 877-468-2267 or www.gotcamp.org.

Youth Excellence Performing Arts Workshop — July 16-27. Ages 12-17. Site to be determined. Intensive training in voice and extemporaneous speaking, art, dance, drama and mime, creative writing, orchestra, songwriting, photography and video. Emerging Leaders Institute, advanced classes for ages 18-25, $195-$235. Discount for registration by March 2. 330-786-9601, or www.yepaw.org.

Northwest Family Recreation Center Summer Camps — 1730 Shatto Ave., Akron. Monday through Thursday each week, dates to be announced. Preschool Camp, ages 3-5, 10 to 11 a.m., $50; Art Camp, ages 6-8 and 9-14, 1 to 4 p.m., $60; Choreography Camp, ages 9-14, 1 to 4 p.m., $50; and Dance Camp, ages 6-8, $50. Puppet Workshop, details to be announced. 330-375-2849.

Summer Dance Camp — Nan Klinger Excellence in Dance Studio, 2315 State Road, Cuyahoga Falls. Sessions 1 to 4 weeks, June-August. Classes include preschool ballet, beginner ballet, ballet technique, pointe, variations, jazz, modern, tap, hip-hop, gymnastics and Zumba. New this year is adult ballet. For preschool through adult. Call for prices and schedule at 330-928-6479, or visit www.klingerdance.com.


University of Akron Medina County University Center — 6300 Techology Lane, Medina. College for Kids summer program for grades 1-8. Week of June 18 through week of July 23, Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to noon and/or 12:45 to 3:45 p.m. Lego robotics, rocketry, technology camps (video game design, animation, graphic design), creating comic books, digital photography, dinosaurs, oceans, pet first aid certification, ceramics, languages, acting and more. Call 330-721-2210 or email workforcereg@uakron.edu.

Camp Invention — Weeklong day camps for grades 1-6 in June and July at two locations in Medina County. Learn problem solving and teamwork through hands-on activities in science, technology, engineering and math. $210 ($25 off before March 30). Locations are Ellen Canavan Elementary School in Medina, June 25-29, and Brunswick City Schools (site to be determined), July 9-13.

Country Life Kids Camp — Christian youth summer day camp for grades 1-7 in Medina. Sports instruction, performance training, activities including a 450-foot zip line, outdoor adventures, young naturalist program and academic enrichment. Daily, weekly or all summer. www.countrylifekidscamp.com.

Kids Country — 3550 Octagon Drive, Medina. Ages 5-12. June through August. Swimming, field trips, crafts. Call 330-723-8697 for rates.

Medina County SPCA Summer Camp for Kids — 245 S. Medina St., Medina. For animal lovers ages 6-14, June 25-29. Call 330-723-7722 or visit www.medinacountyspca.com.

Salvation Army — 527 College St., Wadsworth. Ten-week academic day camp for grades 1-6, June 4-Aug. 10, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Call Lindsey Kercher at 330-334-3920.

Summer Reinforcement Program — Northrop Elementary School, 950 E. Reagan Parkway, Medina. Half-day programs for ages 3-12, 9 a.m. to noon, June 13-July 13. Tutoring program open to residents of Medina County with emphasis on math, reading, classroom skills. $275. Registration deadline is June 4. Affiliated with United Way of Medina County. Call Jane Langol at 330-725-5311, or email sumrein@zoominterenet.net.


A.C.E. Academy (Aviation Careers Education) — Kent State University. Grades 9-12, June 11-15, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. $185, includes flying time, field trips and T-shirt. Visit airports, air traffic control tower, NASA Glenn, helicopter center, airline headquarters, corporate flight center and fly a plane. Registration deadline May 25. 330-655-2247.

Camp Asbury — 10776 Asbury Road, Hiram. Faith-based, weeklong resident camps for grades 1-12 and day camps for grades 1-6. Seven one-week sessions June 10-July 27. Canoeing, hiking, swimming, archery, nature exploration, art, music, challenge courses, giant swing, mudslide, disc golf, outdoor cooking and star-gazing. $299 per week residents, $159 day camper. A ministry of the United Methodist Church. 330-569-3171, email info@campasbury.org or www.campasbury.org.

Camp Carl — Resident and day camps sponsored by The Chapel in Akron at 8054 Calvin Road, Ravenna, next to West Branch State Park. Weekly sessions from June 10-Aug. 10 for ages 6-17. Riding horses, tubing, canoeing, archery and more. Day camps Monday-Thursday and overnight camps Sunday-Friday. Explorer Camps for grades 1-4 (day) are The Verge, Frontier Camp and Submerge, $195, and Wild West, Splash and Extreme Camps for grades 4-6 (overnight), $340. For those entering grades 6-8, resident camp themes are The Edge, Over the Edge, H2O Camp, Radical and the Rapids and Camp Retro, $340. For grades 9-12, themes are The Crux, The Undertow and Reverb Camp, $340. High schoolers also can attend leadership camp Stepping It Up, $210. 330-315-5665 or www.campcarl.org.

Camp Invention — Weeklong day camps for grades 1-6 in July and August at two locations in Portage County. Learn problem solving and teamwork through hands-on activities in science, technology, engineering and math. $210 ($25 off before March 30). Locations are Hiram College, Aug. 6-10, and Stanton Middle School in Kent, July 23-27. Call 800-968-4332, or visit www.campinvention.org to register.

Hiram College Summer Camps — Academic residential camps for high school students: Emerging Writers Workshop in Creative Nonfiction, June 21-23, $55. Genomics Academy for biology, June 30-July 3, $100. High School Leadership Conference, July 9-11, $55. Institute of Theatre, July 18-21, $55. New this year is the Robotics Academy, Aug. 6-10. Contact Lisa Schneider at 330-569-5986, or email schneiderlh@hiram.edu.

Kent Parks and Recreation — Summer Day Camp and Rec Camp for ages 6-12, weekly June 11-Aug. 17, Monday-Friday at Plum Creek Park and June 11-Aug. 10 at Kent Recreation Center. Field trip and swimming each week. Crafts, sports, games and nature studies. Plum Creek camp 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily, $70 per week for Kent residents, $78 nonresidents. Kent Recreation camp, 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., $100 residents, $108 nonresidents. Kinder Kamp at Roy Smith Shelterhouse for ages 3-5, 9 a.m. to noon Monday, Wednesday and Friday, $26 residents, $34 nonresidents per week. Four-week session, $98 and $120. Tic Toc Kinder Kamp, ages 3-5, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, location and prices same. Teen Adventure Getaway trips in July, grades 6-10, locations to be announced in April, $35-50. 330-673-8897 or www.kentparksandrec.com.

Kent State University’s PEAK Summer Camp Program — Weekly sessions for ages 6-12 from June 11-Aug. 17. Lunch and snacks. Swim daily. $135 per week for Student Recreation and Wellness Center members and affiliates, $160 nonmembers, $15 less for additional children of same household. Extended care available. Call John Krehnovi at 330-672-0460, email jkrehnov@kent.edu or visit http://www.kent.edu/recservices.

Kent State University’s Piano Institute — Grades 7-12, residential program for advanced piano students, July 15-28. $1,385. www.kent.edu/pianoinstitute, 330-672-3100, or email mbratel1@kent.edu.

Kent State University Research Center for Educational Technology — Summer workshops for ages 7-13. Multimedia production and digital story creation, 9 to 11:30 a.m., June 19-22; animation, video production and editing, 1 to 3:30 p.m., June 19-22; Lego WeDo Robotics, 9 to 11:30 a.m., July 10-13. Summer Game Development for middle school students, half-day sessions, July 24-27. Game design for Mac and PC, basic programming logic and use of pictures and video within a game. All workshops in the AT&T classroom, $90 each. Contact Mary Stith at 330-672-5995, 330-672-1908 or mstith@kent.edu.

Kent State University Summer Creative Camp — Inspire Camp, for ages 14-19, introduces students to print design, illustration, photography and interaction design. July 23-27, $425. Email InspireCreativeCamp@gmail.com, or contact Jillian Coorey at 330-672-9706 or visit www.inspirecamp.com.

MEDCAMP 2012 — Northeastern Ohio Universities Colleges of Medicine and Pharmacy, 4209 State Route 44, Rootstown. July 12-14. Three-day medical experience for students who will enter ninth grade in the fall, designed to stimulate interest in medicine and pharmacy, and to expose them to career opportunities. Applicants must excel in science and math (grades B and above) and reside in Portage, Summit, Stark, Wayne, Ashtabula, Carroll, Columbiana, Mahoning, Richland, Trumbull or Tuscarawas counties. Students will stay in a Kent State University dormitory. 330-325-6584, or www.neomed.edu/medcamp. Applications due April 15.

Porthouse Theatre Academy — High School Division, School of Theatre & Dance, Kent State University. June 19-July 8. Musical theater intensive program for high school students taught by professional faculty. Scholarships available. Contact Terri Kent at 330-672-2082 or email tkent@kent.edu.

Ravenna Christian School Day Camp — 6401 State Route 14, Ravenna Township. Early June to late August. Swimming at Clearwater Park in Hartville on Tuesdays and Fridays. Field trips Thursdays. $135 per week or $29 per day with minimum of two days. Registration deadline May 18, $60 before April 1, $70 after. 330-297-9310.

Ravenna Parks and Recreation — Summer Day Camp June 11-Aug. 10 for grades K-7, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily. Games, sports, arts and crafts, swimming, gardening, nutrition and fitness, special events and field trips. Fee covers all 10 weeks and includes field trips and lunch. $240 for grades K-5, $255 grades 6-7. Before day camp for grades K-7, $115; after day camp, $110. Junior Camp Counselor program, grades 8-10, 7:45 a.m. to 4 p.m., $215-$315, slightly higher for nonresidents, or children whose parents don’t work in the city. Forms available at recreation office, 530 N. Freedom St., or call 330-296-2864.


Camp Berean Way — Calvary Chapel, 8151 Stuhldreher Drive NW, Jackson Township. For ages 8-17. Overnight Bible camp at Camp Y-Noah in Green, Aug. 5-10, six days and five nights. $260, discounts available. Swimming, boating, crafts, games and campfires, with morning and evening Bible teaching. 330-854-0198, or 330-833-4347.

Camp Invention — Weeklong day camps for grades 1-6 in June and July at two locations in Stark County. Four activity-oriented modules. Learn problem solving and teamwork through hands-on activities in science, technology, engineering and math. $210 ($25 off before March 30). North Canton camp is at Hoover High School, June 11-15, 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. daily. Camp at Louisville Middle School, June 18-22. 800-968-4332, or www.campinvention.org.

Canton Joint Recreation District Camps — Summer camps at Stadium Park, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday-Friday. Grades 1-3, June 4-Aug. 2. Games, sports, arts and crafts, swimming, special events and field trips. Sports Fun Camps at Weis Park for grades 4-6, June 4-Aug. 2. Softball, kickball, flag football, soccer and tennis. $275-$295, increases $25 after May 4. Extended hours before and after, additional $200 for nine weeks. Registration deadline May 25. 330-456-4521.

Canton Montessori School Summer Camp — 125 15th St. NW, Canton. Pre-primary camp, ages 3 years to first grade, and Elementary camp, grades 2-5. Both camps divided into four sessions, mornings Monday-Friday. The first three are three weeks: The Human Body, June 6-22; Exploring Pond Life, June 25-July 13; Books and Authors, June 16-Aug. 3. Session 4 is Hall of Fame, Aug. 6-17. Full summer camp, five-day and three-day options. 330-452-0148.

Here For You Child Development Center — 7641 Wales Ave., Jackson Township. Summer programs for children in kindergarten to age 12. Different focus every week incorporating math, science, English and social skills. 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Friday, part time or full time. Preschool program for ages 3-5. $30 per day or $120 per week. 330-882-5300 or visit www.hereforyoucdc.com.

Kids Country — June through August in Hartville. Ages 5-12. Swimming, field trips, crafts. Call 330-877-2600 for rates.

McKinley Museum — 800 Monument Drive NW, Canton. Summer Science Camp, fun and educational activities, grades 1-5, July 9-13, 9 a.m. to noon. One day or all five, $20 per day nonmembers/$18 members. Lights! Camera! Action! Moviemaking, storyboards, props, acting and special effects, grades 6-9, July 30-Aug. 3, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., $135 nonmembers/$125 members. Call Christopher Kenney at 330-455-7043 or go to www.mckinleymuseum.org.

Stark State College of Technology — 6200 Frank Ave. NW, Jackson Township. Kids College for children entering grades 1-7. More than 100 classes in science, languages, drama, computers, arts and crafts, geography and more. Sessions weeks of June 11, 18, 25 and July 2. Half day (two or three classes), $69 per week; full day (five classes), $109. Camp Scrubs for grades 6-9, June 18-22 or July 16-20, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Aultman Hospital by Aultman College of Nursing and Health Sciences. Introduction to medical field and nursing. $199. Call 330-966-5455 or visit www.starkstate.edu/ce. Also 330-363-6776 for Camp Scrubs.

YMCA Day Camp — Summer day camps for grades 1-8. Includes swimming, outdoor games, field trips and more. June-August at: David YMCA, Jackson Township, 330-830-6275; Lake Township branch, 330-877-8933; Meyers Lake branch, Canton, 330-454-9018; North Canton branch, 330-305-5437; Louisville branch, 330-875-1611; and Alliance branch, 330-823-1930.

Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health A+ Camp — Campers meet at 919 Second St. NE, Canton, and are transported to camp. Five days, four nights for ages 8-17. Traditional residential camp and intensive therapeutic services at 240-acre site, with pool, heated cabins, dining hall and hiking trails. $200 per week. June 18-22, June 25-29, July 9-13, July 16-20, July 30-Aug. 3 and Aug. 6-10. Call 330-454-7917, Ext. 123.


B-Wiser Science Camp — College of Wooster, 1189 Beall Ave. Weeklong residential camp for girls entering eighth grade, June 10-15. Team-taught, hands-on experience with lab work in earth science, life science, chemistry, energy conservation, physics and engineering. 330-263-2101 or mkilpatrick@wooster.edu. Application deadline April 30.

Camp CHOF — 1820 Deerfield Road NW, Dalton. Faith-based resident camps for grades 3-12. Swimming, go-karts, paintball, crafts, water slide and field games. Discovery Camp, grades 3-5, June 17-22 and July 8-13. Camp Ignite, grades 6-8, June 10-15. Collision Camp, grades 7-12, June 24-29 and July 15-20. Sports Camp, grades 5-8, July 1-6, choose volleyball, basketball, soccer, baseball or competitive swimming. Resident camp $210 per week. 330-477-6267, ext. 126 or www.campchof.org.

Wayne Center for the Arts — 237 South Walnut St., Wooster. Art summer camps for age 3 to grade 8. $65 to $195. Clay Camp: Mighty Rivers of the World, completed grades 2-8, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., June 11-15; Junior Camp: Cats and Dogs in the Wild and in My Yard, ages 4-6, 9:30 a.m. to noon, June 18-22; My First Art Camp: Sounds and Colors of Nature, ages 3-4, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., June 25-28; Dance and Art Camp: July 9-13, ages 4-6, 9:30 a.m. to noon and ages 6-9, 1 to 3:30 p.m.; Junior Camp: Summer Olympics Fun with Art, ages 4-6, 9:30 a.m. to noon, July 16-20; Clay and Visual Arts Camp for Elementary Students: The Olympic Games, Past and Present, grades K-5, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 330-264-2787, ext. 201.


Beulah Beach Camp — 6101 W. Lake Road, Vermilion. On Lake Erie. Ages 5-18. 100 acres of beaches, sports fields and backwoods. Overnight camps, weekly June 11-Aug. 17, include sports, adventure, watersports and more, $155-$345. Day camps, $125 per week. 440-967-4783.

Camp Patmos — Six days on an island experiencing adventures and spiritual challenge, for grades 4-12, on Kelleys Island. Also family and specialty camps. Various weeks available, June 18-July 28. Sailing, wakeboarding, water skiing, tubing, swimming, rafting, soccer, softball and more. $340 per week. 419-746-2214, or www.camppatmos.com.

Can-Do-It Farm — Horseback riding camp for girls, ages 8 or older, June through August, at 2279 E. Union Road, Jefferson. Weeklong resident camp $900, half camp $450, includes riding lessons, safety equipment, horses, room and board. Day camp $45 per day. 440-858-2244 or http://cdifarm.com.

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo — Day camp for ages 5-12. Nine weeklong sessions June 18-Aug. 17. Explore animals and exotic habitats, meet the keepers, conservation-themed games and scientific experiments for older kids. Full-day camps 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily, $190. Half-day (mornings), $135. Zoo members $165 for full-day camp and $115 for half-day. Counselor-in-training for ages 13-14. Registration begins March 15, but zoo members can register beginning March 1. 216-661-6500 or http://www.clemetzoo.com.

Canoe Creation Summer Camps — 6400 Cutler Lake Road, Blue Rock, about 15 miles southeast of Zanesville. Christian Creation camps on the river. Water and canoe safety, camp and outdoor skills. Three-day, ages 8-10, $170; four-day, ages 9-12, $225; five-day, ages 11-16, $275. Discounts for registering by May 1. 740-674-4403, email canoecreation@netzero.net or visit www.canoecreation.org.

CSB Ministries Summer Adventure 2012 — Brigade Camp at Stony Glen, Madison. Activities and Christian values for boys, grades 1-12, on 322 scenic acres. Also, father/son and father/daughter camps. Choices for older boys include cart racing, paintball, mountain biking and rock climbing. 330-898-2137 or www.ohiobrigadecamp.org.

Cuyahoga Valley Career Center Summer Camps — 8001 Brecksville Road, Brecksville. Day camps for grades 7-9, June 11-15 and June 18-22, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily. $135 per week, out-of-district students $175. $10 discount before April 27. Camps June 11-15 include Create It! Print It! Wear It!, Discover IT, Lego Robotics, Care 4 Kids ‘N Petz, Movie Makers, Chef for a Week and SSI: Cuyahoga Valley. Camp June 18-22 are CVCC Rock Star, Gourmet Chef, Car Care, Digital Darkroom, Taste of Tech, Energy Academy and Camp Med. Camps for both weeks are Video Game Design, Tool Time and Beautiful You. 440-746-8266 or www.cvccworks.com.

Faith Ranch — High Adventure Horse and Bible Camps, weekly sessions for ages 7-18, June 24-Aug. 4. Two miles north of Jewett, 1½ hours south of Akron. Each camper has riding instruction and a horse for the week. Devotions, campfires, swimming, archery, crafts, challenge courses. $350 week, $250 half-week. 740-946-2255, reservations@faithranch.org, www.faithranch.org.

Falcon Camp — Resident camp for boys and girls ages 6-16, 4251 Delta Road SW, Carrollton. Two- to eight-week sessions, June 17-Aug. 11. Horseback riding, sailing, nature study, swimming, archery, tennis and more. $2,150-$6,675. About four hours riding each day. 330-627-4269 or 800-837-CAMP, info@falconcamp.com or http://www.falconcamp.com.

4-H Camp Whitewood — 7983 S. Wiswell Road, Windsor. Resident camp, one-week sessions June to August, in Ashtabula County’s Amish country. Weekend and specialty camps like Teen Camp, K-9 Camp, Shooting Stars Camp and Creative Arts Camp. Swimming, boating, archery, riflery, crafts, hiking, games, songs and more on 227 acres of forests, gorge, lakes and creeks. Membership in 4-H not required. Rates vary. 800-967-2267 or http://4hcampwhitewood.com.

Junior Medical Camp — Cleveland Museum of Natural History weeklong day camps June-August. For grades 3-12 interested in learning about the human body, health and medicine. $260 per week, $235 for museum members. Call 216-231-4600, ext. 3214 or visit www.juniormedicalcamp.org.

National Computer Camp — Notre Dame College in South Euclid. Boys and girls ages 8-18, overnight and day programs, July 8-13 and July 15-20. Learn computer programming. Day camp $830, resident camp $985, $245 per weekend between successive camp weeks. Call 203-710-5771, visit www.nccamp.com or e-mail info@nccamp.com.

Ohio Forestry and Wildlife Conservation Camp — FFA Camp Muskingum, Carrollton. June 10-15. For students age 15 through grade 12. Residential camp educates students about Ohio’s forest and natural resources, tree measurement and wildlife management. Recreation and team-building activities. About $350, includes all meals, lodging and educational materials. 614-497-9580, email info@ohioforest.org or visit www.ohioforest.org.

Pleasant Hill Outdoor Center — Residential camp for ages 7-16 in Perrysville, on Pleasant Hill Lake, near Mansfield. General sports, wilderness activities and adventure. Soccer, softball, swimming, rafting, arts and crafts, backpacking, canoeing, mountain biking, horseback riding. Weekly camps June 24-Aug. 3, $299-399. Horse camp available. 419-938-3715 or www.phoc.org.

Round Lake Christian Camp — 114 State Route 3, Lakeville. Grades 1-12, June 26-Aug. 10. Day and overnight camps include traditional Bible, wilderness, basketball, motocross and extreme adventure. 419-827-2017, www.roundlake.org.

YMCA Camp Tippecanoe — Located in Harrison County, one hour south of Canton. Ages 7-17, weekly camps June 17-Aug. 1. Horse riding, sailboating and typical outdoor camp activities. $355 per week for Adventure Camp for Y members, $399 nonmembers, specialty camps higher. Mini Week or two-week sessions. 800-922-0679, or visit www.ymcacamptippecanoe.org.



University of Akron softball — Teammates for Life camp, 1 to 4 p.m., Sept. 2, at Lee Jackson Field and Stile Field House. Skills camp for ages 7-18. $50 before Aug. 20, $65 after, proceeds benefit local charity. 330-972-8168 or jjt27@uakron.edu.

Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy baseball — Boys ages 11-14, mornings June 25-28, $85. Fundamentals of hitting, pitching and defense. Bring your own equipment. 330-929-4151.

Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy softball — Girls ages 7-14, mornings, June 27-30, $85. 330-929-4151.

Kent State University baseball — Ages 8-18. Hitting camp, June 5; pitching and catcher camp, both June 6. 330-672-8545 or www.kentstatecamps.com.

St. Vincent-St. Mary High School baseball — Patterson Park, Akron. Grades 5-8, mornings June 25-27, $60. www.stvm.com.

St. Vincent-St. Mary High School softball — Patterson Park, Akron. Grades 5-8, dates and times to be announced. www.stvm.com.

Walsh Jesuit High School baseball camp and lecture series — Boys grades 5-9, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., June 18-20, $110. Speakers include Mark Shapiro, president of the Cleveland Indians, on June 20; Matt Palm, baseball coach at Heidelberg University, June 18; and Tyler Mott, baseball coach at Ohio Wesleyan on June 19. 216-870-1449 or www.walshjesuit.org.


University of Akron — Keith Dambrot Summer Basketball Camps for boys and girls. Zips Basketball School, ages 6-17, June 18-21 and July 23-26, $165. Team concepts, fundamentals, conditioning, shooting instruction and more. Zips Offensive Skills Camp, grades 3-12, July 9-12, $190. Discount of $15 before April 30. www.AkronBasketballCamps.com

University of Akron — Girls camps: High school team shootout, June 17-18, $275 for one day (four games), $395 for two days (seven games), includes out-of-town and out-of-state teams. Individual camp, June 25-28. Li’l Zips day camp, June 26. Call Candace Smith at 330-972-8274 or email clw23@uakron.edu.

Archbishop Hoban High School — Boys camp, June 25-28. Morning sessions for grades 2-6, Alumni Gym; afternoons for grades 7-9, Barry and Alumni gyms. $85. Girls camp, June 18-21, Alumni Gym, mornings for grades 2-5, $60; afternoons for grades 6-9, Barry and Alumni gyms, $85. 330-773-9107.

Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy — Boys camp, ages 7-14, June 11-14, full day, $125. Girls camp, ages 8-14, June 25-28, mornings, $85. 330-929-4151.

Green High School — Boys camp for grades 2-9, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., June 13-16. $95, $85 per child for family of two or more. Fundamentals, competition and team play with emphasis on shooting technique. Contact Mark Kinsley at 330-896-7575 or kinsleymark@greenlocalschools.org.

Jim Chones Basketball Camps — Lawrence School (upper school), 10036 Olde Eight Road, Sagamore Hills. Boys and girls ages 8-17. Three weekly sessions, July 9-13, July 16-20 and July 23-27, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. $190, early registration $175. Email chonesbasketballcamps@gmail.com.

Kent State University — Boys elite camp, grades 9-12, June 26-28; team camp, JV and varsity, dates to be announced; elite camp, grades 1-6 and 7-11, dates to be announced. Girls fundamental camp, grades 2-8, June 18-21 and June 26-28; team camp, high school/AAU division, June 22-24. 330-672-8545 or www.kentstatecamps.com.

Manchester High School — Boys camp, June 4-7, grades 2-9. More information available in May. Contact Gene Schindewolf at gene.schindewolf@manchester-panthers.org or 330-882-5578.

St. Vincent-St. Mary High School — Boys camp, grades 3-8, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 17-20, $150. Girls camp, July 9-12, grades 3-5, mornings; grades 6-8, afternoons, $75. www.stvm.com.

Wooster High School — Gault Recreation Center. Boys and girls grades 3-8, 8:45 a.m. to 3 p.m., June 11-14, $175. Directed by Lisa Campanell Komara and her staff. www.woosterathletics.com.


St. Vincent-St. Mary High School — Grades 5-8, dates and times to be announced. www.stvm.com

Sto-Kent Family Entertainment — 3870 Fishcreek Road. Summer bowling camp, 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Aug. 6-10, $75, includes lessons, shoe rental and lunch. 330-673-1718.


Archbishop Hoban High School — Grades 1-8, mornings, June 18-21, Foley Commons, $60. 330-773-9107.

Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy — Ages 7-14, mornings, Aug. 6-8, $50. 330-929-4151.

St. Vincent-St. Mary High School — Grades 2-9, mornings, July 30-Aug. 2. www.stvm.com.

Cross country

Green High School — Team Endurance Running Camp, boys and girls grades 3-8, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m., July 9-12, at The Chapel, Green Campus. Call Josh Ritchie at 330-633-5667 or email info@ritchiessports.com.

Walsh Jesuit High School — Running Warrior Cross Country Camp, boys and girls grades 5-9, 9 to 11 a.m. July 9-13. Call Pat Ritchie at 330-929-4205 or email ritchiep@walshjesuit.org.

Field hockey

Kent State University — Individual, grades 7-12, July 8-12. 330-672-8545 or www.kentstatecamps.com.


University of Akron — Senior camps, 6 to 9 p.m., June 8, 26, 27 and 28, $30 early registration ($40 late registration); youth camp, grades K-8, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 27-28, 9 a.m. to noon, June 29, $150 (all three days), $75 per day; 7-on-7 high school team passing camps, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 24, $150 per team plus $10 per player, limited to 16 teams; big man camps, 9 a.m. to noon, June 24, $10 if participating in passing camp, $50 if not. 330-972-7887.

Archbishop Hoban High School — Youth camp, mornings July 9-11, grades 1-6, $40. Morning camp July 16-20, for boys entering grades 7-12, $50. Both at Dowed Field. 330-773-9107.

Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy — Boys ages 9-14, June 18-21, mornings, $85. Basic fundamentals and techniques. 330-929-4151.

Kent State University — Elite underclassmen, grades 8-10, June 12; elite junior, grade 11, June 13; elite senior, grade 12, June 14; youth, grades 6-8, June 15. 330-672-8545 or www.kentstatecamps.com.

University of Mount Union — Larry Kehres Football Camps, 1972 Clark Ave., Alliance. Grades 6-12. June 18-20 and June 26-28. Campers will be divided into groups and 7-on-7 teams based on age and skill level. One-on-one instruction from Mount Union position coaches. Overnight $245, commuter $175. 330-823-4880 or 800-992-6682, ext. 4880, or kehresvg@mountunion.edu.

St. Vincent-St. Mary High School — Grades 2-8, mornings June 18-20, $60. www.stvm.com.

Walsh Jesuit High School — Boys grades 5-9, mornings June 11-13, $75. Offensive and defensive fundamentals. Contact Gerry Rardin at rarding@walshjesuit.org.


Brandywine Country Club — Six-week program June 18-July 23 or June 19-July 24. Junior Academy, ages 7-12; Teen Academy, ages 13-16. 330-657-2525 or visit www.golfbrandywine.com and go to league link.

Coventry High School — Hosted by Coventry Alumni Football Association. For youth up to high school seniors, June 30, $15, includes lunch.

Edwin Shaw Rehab Challenge Golf Course — 1596 Flickinger Road, Akron. Junior golf camps for ages 7-14, 9 a.m. to noon, June 11-14, June 25-28 and July 9-12. Advanced junior golf program, ages 10-15 with at least three years experience, Wednesdays June 13-Aug. 15, 12:30 and 2 p.m. sessions. Challenge golf for people with disabilities, Saturday mornings April 21-June 30. 330-784-5400.

St. Vincent-St. Mary High School — Boys and girls grades 5-8, dates and times to be announced. www.stvm.com


Kent State University — Overnight and commuter camp, ages 7-18, June 26-30 and July 10-14. 330-672-8545 or www.kentstatecamps.com.

West Side Gymnastics — 1347 Sunset Drive, Copley. Eight minicamps, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays. Super Hero Camp, June 13; Hawaiian Hullabaloo, June 20; A Bug’s Life, June 27; Blizzard Beach, July 11; The Mighty Jungle, July 18; Finding Nemo (Water Fun), July 25; Summer Olympics, Aug. 1 and Adventure Camp, Aug. 8. 330-666-9401 or www.westsidegymnastics.net.


Archbishop Hoban High School — Ages 12-18, 5 to 7:30 p.m., June 20-22, Dowed Field, $40. Call 330-773-9107.

College of Wooster — Revolution Lacrosse Camps for ages 8-18, all skill levels. Boys July 22-26, girls July 15-19. Overnight $515, commuter $445. http://sportcamp101.com/lacrossecamps/, info@premiersportscamps.com

Walsh Jesuit High School — Girls grades 4-9, noon to 3 p.m., June 25-28, $90. Contact Julie Hudec at 330-929-4205, Ext. 333, hudecj@walshjesuit.org, or visit www.walshjesuit.org.


University of Akron — Day camp, boys and girls ages 7-12, June 18-22 and July 23-27, $230. Little Stars, boys and girls ages 4-6, June 18-22 and July 23-27, $110. Residential/commuter camp, boys only June 10-18, July 8-12 and July 15-19, residents $610, commuters $495. www.akronsoccercamp.com.

Archbishop Hoban High School — Boys grades 1-6, mornings, July 18-21, Dowed Field, $75. Boys grades 7-12, mornings July 23-26, soccer field, $75. Girls grades 7-12, mornings July 30-Aug. 2, Dowed Field, $75. 330-773-9107.

Avalanche Soccer Camp — Summit County Fairgrounds, Tallmadge. For boys and girls ages 7-14, 9 a.m. to noon, July 30-Aug. 3. Tuition $95. 330-673-3330 or www.everestsoccer.com.

Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy — Boys and girls grades 1-8, mornings July 30-Aug. 2, $85. 330-929-4151.

Inner-City Soccer Club — Free, five-week camp for Akron boys and girls ages 5-14. June 11-15 at Roswell Kent Middle School, June 18-22 at Stoner-Hawkins Field, June 25-29 at Mason Park, July 2-6 at Jennings Middle School and July 9-13 at Summit Lake. Call Dele Olabisi at 330-524-3776, email akroninnercitysc@gmail.com or visit www.inner-citysoccer.org.

Kent State University — Girls high school tournament teams, July 13-15 and July 27-29; high school girls resident, grades 8-12, July 11-13; boys high school tournament teams, July 20-22; youth camp, ages 5-14, June 11-15. 330-672-8545 or www.kentstatecamps.com.

St. Vincent-St. Mary High School — Grades K-8. Boys camp, mornings July 22-27; girls camp, afternoons July 23-27, both $85. www.stvm.com.

Western Reserve Soccer Academy — Western Reserve Academy, Hudson. Boys and girls ages 7-17, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., June 25-29. $250, includes lunch. 330-650-9739, 330-673-3330 or www.everestsoccer.com.

College of Wooster — Residential camp for girls 10-18. June 17-20 and June 24-27. $430 per week, discounts available. Commuter $310. 330-317-8808 or www.woostersoccercamp.com.

Azzurri Soccer Camp — For boys and girls ages 6-18, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., July 16-20. Contact Dino McIntyre at 330-607-0484 or sdmac10@sbcglobal.net.

British Soccer Camp — Northwest Family Recreation Center, 1730 Shatto Ave., Akron. Aug. 6-10. First Kicks, ages 3-4, 9 to 10 a.m. or 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., both $78; Mini Soccer, ages 4-6, 10:30 a.m. to noon or 2 to 3:30 p.m., both $92; Half-day, ages 6-16, 9 a.m. to noon or 12:30 to 3:30 p.m., both $122; Full-day, ages 8-16, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., $175.


Archbishop Hoban High School — Session I, June 11-15, boys and girls, grades 5-8, 10 a.m. to noon, $90; grades K-4, noon to 1 p.m., $50; grades 9-12, 1 to 3 p.m., $90. Session II, July 9-13, same times and costs. All at Hoban tennis courts. 330-773-9107.

Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy — Boys and girls ages 7-16, mornings July 9-13, $85. 330-929-4151.

Green Tennis Club — 2232 Raber Road. Junior Day Camps. Beginner/Intermediate, ages 10-17, June 11-15, July 9-13, and July 30-Aug. 3, $130 per week. Elementary, ages 5-9, June 18-22 and July 16-20, $100 per week. High school, June 25-29 and July 23-27, $130. Elementary camp 9 a.m. to noon, all others 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call Keith at 330-699-5028, or visit www.greentennisclub.net.

St. Vincent-St. Mary High School — Boys and girls grades 5-8, dates and times to be announced. www.stvm.com.

Case Western Reserve University — Wilson Collegiate Tennis Camps, ages 8-18, all skill levels. Day camp, June 10-14, $395; college prep camp, June 15-17, $390. www.wilsontenniscamps.com/case-western, info@premiersportscamps.com.

College of Wooster — Wilson Collegiate Tennis Camps, ages 8-18, all skill levels. June 17-21, June 24-28 and July 24-28. Match play July 8-12 and July 15-19. Overnight $625-695, commuter $555-625. www.wilsontenniscamps.com/college-of-wooster, email info@premiersportscamps.com.

Track & field

Kent State University — Individual camp, boys and girls, ages 10-18, June 12-15. 330-672-8545 or www.kentstatecamps.com.


Archbishop Hoban High School — Boys grades 7-12, 6 to 9 p.m., June 11-14, Barry and Alumni gyms, $65. Girls camp June 11-14: grades 3-7, 8 to 10:30 a.m., Alumni Gym, $65; grades 8-9, 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Barry and Alumni gyms, $65; grades 10-12, noon to 3 p.m., Barry and Alumni gyms, $85 each session. 330-773-9107.

Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy — Girls grades 4-9, 6 to 9 p.m., June 18-21, $85 each. Call 330-929-4151.

Kent State University — Elite camp for girls age 9 and older, July 15-18. 330-672-8545 or www.kentstatecamps.com.

St. Vincent-St. Mary High School — June 23-26. Boys and girls grades 3-5, mornings; grades 6-8, afternoons, $80 each. www.stvm.com.

Walsh Jesuit High School — Girls camps, 9 a.m. to noon, July 9-12, grades 5-9, $95. Contact Missy Sturm at 330-929-4205 or sturmm@walshjesuit.org.


Archbishop Hoban High School — Grades 1-12, 6 to 8 p.m., July 30-Aug. 3, $75. 330-773-9107.

Kent State University — High school team camp, grades 8-12, June 20-23; junior high team camp, grades 6-8, June 24-26; competition/technique camp for grades 4-12, Pin to Win camp for grades 4-12, and intensive camp for grades 6-12, all June 16-18; Biddy youth camp, ages 10 and under, June 13-15 and July 7-8. 330-672-8545 or www.kentstatecamps.com.

St. Vincent-St. Mary — Boys grades 3-12, mornings July 16-19, $75. www.stvm.com.

Miscellaneous sports

All Sports Camp — Walsh University’s Hoover Park, North Canton. Boys and girls, grades K-7. Five weekly sessions, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. full day, or 9 a.m. to noon half day, free extended care available. $135 per week full day, $70 half day. Discounts for siblings and for attending all five sessions. June 18-21, June 25-29, July 9-13, July 16-20 and July 23-27. More than 20 sports including basketball, baseball, football, soccer, kickball, track and field, hiking, bocce, softball, running, corn hole, volleyball, shuffleboard and slip ’n’ slide, with technical drills, skill instruction and game situations. www.allsportscamp.net.

All-Star Training Club Academic/Sports Camp — For individuals with special needs age 6 or older at Weaver School, 89 E. Howe Ave., Tallmadge, also open to all individuals who do not have special needs considerations. Goal is total inclusion of all populations with enrichment in social, academic and physical awareness. Six weeks from June 25-Aug. 3. Transportation and scholarship program available. Application deadline May 4. Call Dan Lancianese at 330-352-5602.

i9 sports — Programs for soccer, basketball, T-ball and cheerleading for ages 3-14 starting in late June and August. Focus on fun, safety, convenience, integrity and sportsmanship. Five locations: Tallmadge, Cuyahoga Falls, Twinsburg, Stow and Sagamore Hills. Multi-sport camp, mornings July 9-12 and 23-26. Call 330-208-6463, or visit www.i9sports.com.

Pinnacle Sports Summer Day Camp — 313 Medina Road (state Route 18), Granger Township. Seven weeks of camp for boys and girls, June 11-Aug. 3 for ages 6-12. Indoors and out. $160 per week for members, $192 per week for nonmembers. Discounts for multiple children or multiple weeks. $40 per day members, $50 nonmembers. Soccer, June 11-15 and July 23-27; baseball and softball, June 18-22 and July 16-20, basketball, July 9-13; all sports, June 25-29 and July 30-Aug. 3. 330-239-0616 or www.pinnaclesports.org.

SPIRE Institute Summer Sports Camps — 1822 S. Broadway, Geneva. Coed boarding and day camps for ages 10-19, novice to elite athletes. Swimming, soccer, volleyball, track and field and basketball. Individual instruction, focus on technical, tactical, physical and mental aspects of sports. 440-466-1002 or www.spireinstitute.org.


Aluminum Cans for Burned Children Summer Camp — Ages 7-17 who have been treated at Akron Children’s Hospital burn unit, Aug. 5-10 at Akron Rotary Camp, 4460 Rex Lake Drive, New Franklin. Funded by Aluminum Cans for Burned Children program. Contact Becky Mundy at 330-543-8813.

Asthma Camp (Akron Children’s Hospital Camp WonderLung) — For children ages 6-12 with asthma, overnight Aug. 10-12, at Camp Y-Noah in Green. Fishing, swimming, canoeing, crafts, hikes and other outdoor activities. $75, financial aid available. Call Jo Ann Bedore at 330-543-8585 or e-mail jbedore@chmca.org.

Catholic Youth Organization SumFun Day Camp — For ages 6-21 with disabilities. Multiweek camps at several sites in Summit County. Transportation available on first-come basis. Swimming, arts and crafts, field games, music appreciation, basketball, field trips and more. Camp strives to allow each child to maintain or improve social, motor, communication and self-care skills. Nurse on site. Cost based on sliding scale. Some financial aid may be available. Call 330-762-2961 or visit www.akroncyo.org.

Camp Ed Bear — June 1-3 at Camp Carl, 8054 Calvin Road, Ravenna. For children and adolescents with cancer, leukemia, sickle cell anemia, hemophilia or serious blood disorders; current or former patients of Akron Children’s Hospital. Call Doug Palmer at 330-543-3108.

Camp Promise — Hospice Care Center, 3358 Ridgewood Road, Copley Township. Free camp for ages 6-11, June 11-14, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. To help children process a significant loss such as a parent, grandparent or sibling. Children will learn to manage and understand their grief through activities such as craft-making, music and art therapy. Meals and snacks provided. Experienced facilitators will oversee children. Call Rochelle Sheppard at 330-668-4662 or 800-335-1455, ext. 4662.

Camp Quality Ohio — For ages 4-18 with cancer, also for siblings ages 6-16 if space available, at Craftsman Park, 4450 Rex Lake Drive, New Franklin. Overnight camp July 8-15. Free. Each child is paired with a full-time trained adult companion. Swimming, fishing, karaoke, crafts and more. Application due June 1. Call 330-239-1845, email sharon.quinn@campqualityusa.org or http://www.campqualityohio.org.

EJ Therapy Summer Programs — Gault Family Learning Center, 716 Beall Ave., Wooster. Four-week program meeting twice a week in June and July. Occupational therapy programs in small group setting for children with developmental delays, ADD/ADHD, autism, sensory processing issues, special needs as well as typical children who are struggling. Handwriting, keyboarding, kindergarten readiness, sensory needs and strategies, boys and girls club focusing on social interaction and imaginative play. $150-$250. 330-262-4449 or www.ejtherapy.com.

Hattie Larlham Summer Camps — 9772 Diagonal Road, Mantua. For ages 3-17. Connect with Movement and Play, designed for children with autism spectrum disorders, sensory processing issues and motor planning or movement disabilities: ages 3-7, June 11-15, June 18-22, Aug. 6-10 and Aug. 13-17; ages 8-12, June 25-29, July 23-27 and July 30-Aug. 3. Connect with Teens, ages 13-17, June 25-29 and July 23-27. Connect with the Arts, includes painting, pottery and musical expression: ages 3-12, July 16-20. Connect with Community, interacting with people from different professions: ages 3-12, July 9-13. Connect with Hattie’s Friends, integrated camp for children with and without disabilities: ages 6-14, June 11-15, June 18-22, July 9-13, July 16-20, Aug. 13-17 and Aug. 20-24. Connect with Therapeutic Riding, daily riding lessons combined with activities to build motor and communications skills: ages 5-9, Aug. 3-7; ages 10-14, Aug. 10-14. $40 per day or $200 per week, except for Connect with Therapeutic Riding, $225 per week. Call Karen Stoltzfus at 330-274-2272, ext. 3102, or email karen.stoltzfus@hattielarlham.org.

Kamp Kaleidoscope — United Methodist Church of Kent, 1434 E. Main St. Free one-day bereavement camp for ages 6-16, June 30, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. To help children cope with death of a loved one through age-appropriate activities. Staffed by experienced professionals and trained volunteers. Sponsored by Robinson Memorial Visiting Nurse and Hospice (Dina Douglas, 330-297-8899) and Akron Children’s Hospital (Nancy Carst, 330-543-3343). Registration deadline June 15.

Lawrence Summer School — Summer programs for grades K-6 with learning disabilities and attention deficits, 1551 E. Wallings Road, Broadview Heights, June 14-July 11. Students do not need to be enrolled in Lawrence School. Four-week, half-day (mornings) academic program. Ready, Set, Grow Kindergarten Readiness Program, $700. Lions LEAP Summer Program, for grades 1-6. Students receive remediation in reading, written expression, language arts and mathematics. $900. 440-526-0717 or www.lawrenceschool.org.

Northeast Ohio Doing It Deaf Summer Youth Program — Greenleaf Family Center, 212 E. Exchange St., Akron. For deaf and hard-of-hearing youth and children of deaf adults in Summit, Portage, Wayne, Holmes and Medina counties starting in June until the school year begins. Free. Activities at various locations yet to be determined. Call Shannon at 330-376-9494, ext. 248.

Society for Handicapped Citizens of Medina County — 4283 Paradise Road, Seville. Camp Paradise residential or day camps. Eight weekly themed camp sessions June 18-Aug. 17. Overnight camp $395 per week, day camp $250. Subsidized rate for waiver recipients. Weeks 1 and 7 for school-aged children. Add a buddy (ages 7-14) for additional $150 overnight, $100 day. Weeks 2 through 7 are for adults. Weeks for adult campers include Time Warp, Artrageous, Best of the West, Sports Spectacular, Top Chef and Cruise Ship Week. Call 330-722-1900 or 877-546-8568, ext. 165, or visit www.shc-medina.org.

Akron Rotary Camp — Six one-week overnight camping sessions at 4460 Rex Lake Drive, New Franklin. Residents camp from June 11-Aug. 3. For children ages 6-17 with physical, educational or developmental disabilities. Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Akron with the Akron Area YMCA, $475 per week. Day camps in New Franklin, Bath Township and Ravenna offered from June 11 to Aug. 3 for ages 6-21 with disabilities. Call 330-644-4512 or visit http://www.gotcamp.org.