2011 Summer Camp Guide

Camp Glen
Register for all Camp Glen camps
at www.campglen.com/camp_home.asp
or call 419-422-5415.
(Operated by Camp Fire USA, Northwest Ohio Council).  Easily accessible from Findlay, Camp Glen is just five miles south of Tiffin, Ohio off S.R. 53.  Camp Glen is offering a variety of “theme” camps, including:

Leadership Camp
June 19-24
Are you a leader? This camp is designed for teens that wish to develop and foster their leadership skills.  Receive mentoring from Camp Glen staff, plan and implement children’s activities for younger campers and more. Camps begin at $380.

Wilderness Camp
June 19-24
Go wild for the wilderness! This camp features a hands-on experience including building shelter, cooking over a fire and discovering nature! Open to children in second to 12th grades for $330.

Family Camp
July 2-4

The whole family can have a summer camp experience at Family Camp. Canoe, fish and more with the family! $90 for adults, $65 for children four to 12, children three and under are free.

Intro Camp
July 6-8

Ideal for first time campers, Intro Camp offers children in kindergarten to second grades with a shorter experience that still inspires a love for summer camp. Activities include archery, crafts and more.  $130 per camper.

H2O 2011 Camp
July 17-22

Water, water everywhere! Children in second to 12th grades can swim, canoe and have river adventures. H20 2011 camp is one of Camp Glen’s most popular camps, so early registration is encouraged. $330 per camper.

Adventure Camp
July 24-29

No one’s ever too old for an adventure! Camp Glen takes the adventure to new heights with a three-day canoe trip on the Sandusky River. Build shelters, cook your own food and make new friends. The adventure costs $330 per camper.

Night Owl Camp
July 31- August 5

Seventh to 12th graders can stay up all night and sleep late at Night Owl Camp. Discover new friendships and leadership skills by participating in a series of challenges! Teams will participate all week in order to reach the ultimate challenge. Night Owl Camp is $330 per camper.

Camp Discovery
Bigelow Hill School
300 Hillcrest Ave.

Discover Da Vinci’s genius! Findlay City School hosts Camp Discovery for first through fifth grade students from June 6 to June 10. Campers participate in hands-on activities that express Da Vinci’s passions and discoveries. Learn about the optical arts, construction and nature! Registration begins Wednesday, April 6.

Camp World
Washington School
1100 Broad Ave.

Explore the world with Findlay City Schools from July 18 to July 22. Camp World engages students by simulating trips and adventures to Australia, Italy, Costa Rica and South Africa. Campers explore each country’s art, architecture, customs, sports, language and more. Camp World is best-suited for children in first to through fifth grades. Registration begins Wednesday, April 6.

Gold Medal Gymnastics and Cheerleading
1850 Manor Hill Rd.

Go gold! If you’re looking for a summer filled with speakers, crafts and activities for your child, look no further. Gold Medal Gymnastics and Cheerleading offers KID KAMP, a safe, welcoming environment that will keep your little one active all summer long. Registration is open now. To register call 419-425-4653 or visit www.goldmedalgymnastics.us.

Hancock Park District

Kids just want to have fun all year long and
it’s never too early to start thinking about
summer day camps. The Hancock Park District offers plenty of options to keep little ones active all summer!
At Pioneer Camp learn more about chores, games and music from the past. Camp begins June 14 from 9:30am to 1:30pm for ages nine to 12 at Litzenberg Memorial Woods.
The Budding Naturalist camp is ideal for outdoor enthusiasts. Campers create nature-based crafts, play games and enjoy the great outdoors from June 14 to June 16 at Riverbend Recreation Area and Riverside Park. Budding Naturalist camp is meant for children ages six to eight. For older campers Junior Naturalist Camp combines similar activities at the Budding Naturalist camp with an age appropriate spin for children ages eight to 12.

Imagination Station
1 Discovery Way

The Imagination Station, located on the down-town Toledo riverfront, is a science center dedicated to delivering science and technology based programming to youth and their families throughout Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan. This year for summer camp we’ve got two fun-filled, weeklong summer camps loaded with COOL science for you to experience: Catapults, Coasters and Cars! and Museum in Motion. The camp is for ages seven to 12 and camp runs Monday – Friday from 9am to 4:30pm with before and after care available.

Catapults, Coasters and Cars!
This hands-on, creative experience offers campers a first-hand look into the world of engineering. Campers build rockets, catapults, zip-lines and even roller coasters using the think it, build it, test it and do it again engineering philosophy.

Museum in Motion
Take your science know-how to a whole new level as we explore our most popular exhibits. Campers make optical illusions, tornados, water rockets, elephant toothpaste and more! Get up close and personal with your science center favorites!

Camps run weekly from June 20 through
August 8. Space is limited; if your child is interested in participating in this exciting summer camp, please call 419-244-2674 for more information. Imagination Station Summer Camps are funded by The O-I Fund of the Charities Foundation and The Auto Dealers United for Kids.

On The Ball Soccer Camp
1000 N. Main St.

Be on the ball! Boasting residential, high team and day camps, On The Ball Soccer Camp is ideal for any sports fan. Quality camps ensure all campers learn the skills to pay the bills with drills, tactics and fundamental techniques. Camps are designed  for a wide variety of ages, all with skill levels in mind. Day and travel camps begin July 25.

YMCA of Findlay
300 E. Lincoln St.
The YMCA will have your child entertained all summer long. With activities like swimming, arts and a variety of sports, your child will get up and stay active. Sessions vary, registration required.

Pharmacy Summer Camp
University of Findlay
1000 N. Main St.

Get ready to brush up on science! The fourth annual Pharmacy Summer Camps begin at The University of Findlay’s College of Pharmacy on June 13. High school students in their junior or senior year are invited to attend the three-day overnight camp to explore the University’s professional pharmacy curriculum and topics including pharmacology, medicinal chemistry, pharmaceutics and pharmacotherapeutics. Take an inside look at what it takes to become a pharmacist.  Call 419-434-5462 or visit www.findlay.edu for an application.

Special Kids Therapy
1333 Lima Ave.

Enjoy any summer experience with Ann Gibson’s Summer Day Camp. This Hancock County Camp for children with special needs combines a traditional summer camp experience modified to encompass all capabilities. Campers enjoy arts, fishing, paddleboats and more! Children ages five to 18 are welcome to enroll for any number of weeks. Sessions begin on June 16. To procure an application visit www.specialkidstherapy.org.

Toledo Ballet
5001 Monroe St.

Toledo Ballet’s “Dance with the Animals” camp utilizes the music of Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf and Saint Saens’ Carnival of the Animals to relay dance and creative expression through movement, storytelling and crafts. Toledo Ballet also offers summer classes in classical ballet, creative movement, jazz, modern, contemporary fusion, tap, hip hop, adaptive dance for youth with Downs syndrome, adult classes and more.

Toledo Zoo
2700 Broadway St.

The Toledo Zoo’s summer camps present a great lineup of activities to keep your children’s minds as active as they are. Children of all ages explore Zoo topics and interact with live animals. You’ll find terrific topics which engage children’s interests, enrich their summer experience and expand their scientific awareness—with all the fun and flair of the Toledo Zoo!

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