Summer Camp Guide


It’s hard to believe, but NOW is the time to start the planning process and register for Columbus summer camps. So to help in your planning, we’ve partnered with a ton of wonderful businesses that are highlighted in this guide with detailed listings. Columbus offers a wide range of enriching experiences for our children, perfect for a variety of ages and interest levels. We are so excited to share this valuable resource with you. Make sure to scroll all the way to the bottom to ensure you see all of the camp offerings!

summer camps
Just Hoops

Lewis Center Facility

8612 Owenfield Drive, Powell OH

Dublin Facility

8500 Warner Rd, Plain City OH

Just Hoops Summer Camps are perfect for players interested in having fun, playing, and developing in the game of basketball. Players of all experience levels are welcome! These camps are structured in a way to ensure all athletes are learning, developing, and enjoying their time on the court no matter their skill or experience level. A fundamental belief at Just Hoops is that players need to have fun playing basketball, because having fun leads to a natural, intrinsic motivation to want to improve. The journey is the reward!

During these camps you can expect to learn the game from knowledgeable and experienced coaches, practice and learn new skills with drills and repetition, enjoy competitions, and compete in live play scenarios such as 1v1 and 3v3.

Players will:
– Build Confidence and Self Belief
– Strengthen Skills
– Grow your Basketball IQ
– Develop Character
– Have Fun

Camp Days/Times:

Location: We have 2 Facilities: Dublin and Lewis Center. Both locations will have summer camps starting on June 10 and will run right up to the start of the school year. Each location has its own unique schedule, so please check out the website for the full list of camps.

Dates: 2-day camps are either Monday/Tuesday OR Wednesday/Thursday. Sign up for both camps for the week and make a 4-Day Camp!

Time: Camps run from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM with the exception of the Junior Hoops Camp (1st-4th Graders) that will run from 9:00-11:00 AM.

Gymnastic Camp

8185 Business Way

Plain City, OH 43064

Elevate your child’s summer with Integrity Adventures, the ultimate camp experience for children aged 3-11. Running from June to August, families can enroll campers weekly for a diverse exploration of captivating themes. Set in a premiere 65,000 sq ft facility, our camp seamlessly blends fun, education, and physical activity, offering indoor and outdoor adventures. From recreational sports to creative crafts and group activities, every day is a discovery fostering confidence, friendships, and new interests in a safe and encouraging environment. Camp is offered in Half-Day or Full-Day options, with extended care available for families with busy schedules. Take advantage of our Early Bird Discount expiring March 15th, and explore our multiple-week discounts for even more savings!

Camp Days/Times:

Ages 3-11 Years

Offered in Half-Day (9:00am- 1:00pm) or Full day (9:00am-4:00PM)
Day Camp School Aged Children (Monday-Friday) / Preschool Aged Children (Monday-Wednesday)

Extended Care is offered with Early Drop-Off and Lare Pick-Up!

Week 1: June 3rd- June 7th
Week 2: June 10th- June 14th
Week 3: June 17th- June 21st
Week 4: June 24th- June 28th
Week 5: July 8th- July 12th
Week 6: July 15th- July 19th
Week 7: July 22nd- July 26th
Week 8: July 29th- August 2nd
Week 9: August 5th- August 9th

Actors' Theatre camp

Schiller Park

The Globe School returns to Schiller Park to offer theatre camps at every learning level. Facilitated by a variety of expert ATC artist educators, campers will experience multiple aspects of what goes into putting on a show from acting, improv, musical theatre, play creation, costume and scenic designs, sketch comedy, and more!

Camp Dates:

June 3-7, 9am – 12:30pm – Acting Fairy Tales (Elementary)
June 3-7, 1:30 – 5pm – New Play Creation (Middle School)
June 10-14, 9am – 12:30pm – Magic of Theatre (Elementary)
June 10-14, 1:30 – 5pm – Acting Basics (High School)
June 17-20, 1:30 – 5pm and June 21, 6 – 11pm – Behind the Scenes: Chicken & Biscuits (High School)
June 24-28, 9am – 12:30pm – Discover Acting (Elementary)
June 24-28, 1:30 – 5pm – Acting Basics (Middle School)
July 8-12, 9am – 12:30pm – Discover Musical Theatre (Elementary)
July 8-12, 1:30 – 5pm – Intro to Musical Theatre (Middle School)
July 15-18, 1:30 – 5pm and July 19, 6 – 11pm – Behind the Scenes: Twelfth Night
July 22-26, 9am – 12:30pm – Heroes and Villains (Elementary)
July 22-26, 1:30 – 5pm – Acting Shakespeare (High School)
July 29 – August 2, 9am – 12:30pm – Intro to Improv (Elementary)
July 29 – August 2, 1:30 – 5pm – Friday Night Live: Sketch Comedy (High School)
August 5-9, 9am – 12:30pm – Discover Shakespeare (Elementary)
August 5-9, 1:30 – 5pm – Intro to Acting Shakespeare (Middle School)
August 12-15, 1:30 – 5pm and August 16, 6 – 11pm – Behind the Scenes: An Iliad (Middle School)
acting camp

Broadway2LA is the Premiere Acting Studio in Ohio! We offer a variety of Summer Acting Camps where students will experience what it is like to act in Hollywood & on Broadway [“Broadway2LA” Camp], use their imagination [“Friday Night Live” Improv Camp] and create a film from the ground up [“Project Green Light” Camp]! Each acting camp is designed for all skill levels and ends with the “Broadway2LA Talent Agency Showcase” where kids & teens can perform for family, friends, and industry professionals (Talent Agents/ Casting Directors).

Highlights Include:
1.“Talent Agency/ Casting Director Showcase”- Perform for our industry professionals
2. T-shirts- Customized “Broadway2LA Summer Acting Camp-2024”
3. Craft of Acting- Learn the basics of acting in theater, film, TV, and commercials
4. The Art of Improvisation- Learn the art of improvisation which can be used in theater, film, TV, and commercials
5. Film Making- Learn how to act and direct in your very own movie
4. Instruction- 30 hours of camp instruction

Camp Dates/Times/Ages:

Camp #1
“Broadway2LA” Acting Camp
Ages: Kids, 8- 12 years old/Teens, 13 – 17 years old
Camp Dates: June 17- June 21 (Monday- Friday)
Time: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Camp #2
“Friday Night Live” Improv Camp
Ages: Kids, 8- 12 years old/Teens, 13- 17 years old
Camp Dates: June 24 – June 28 (Monday- Friday)
Time: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Camp #3
“Project Green Light” Camp
Ages: 12 – 17 years old
Camp Dates: July 8 – July 12 (Monday- Friday)
Time: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Camp #4
“Broadway2LA” Acting Camp
Ages: Kids, 8- 12 years old/Teens, 13 – 17 years old
Camp Dates: July 15 – July 19 (Monday- Friday)
Time: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Camp #5
“Friday Night Live” Improv Camp
Ages: Kids, 8- 12 years old/Teens, 13- 17 years old
Camp Dates: July 22 – July 26 (Monday- Friday)
Time: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Toddler gymnastics camp

8645 Sancus Blvd.

Columbus, OH

The Little Gym of Polaris offers progressively structured classes and a positive learning environment to create opportunities for your child to try new things and build self-confidence, all with a grin that stretches from ear to ear.

Our trained coaches nurture happy, confident kids through a range of classes like parent/child classes and gymnastics, plus fun extras like parties, camps and more.

During the summer we offer 3 hours drop off camps! Your child will spend the three hours on an adventure-filled, unique, and exciting quest with their friends. Each week revolves around an interactive learning theme with different, creative lesson plans that will keep your child engaged. Each day is a new 3-hour adventure. Ages 3-8. Must be potty trained

Camp Days/Times:

10 weeks of camp offered starting Monday, June 3rd- Friday, August 9th.

Mondays 9am-12pm
Tuesdays 9am-12pm
Fridays 9am-12pm
Fridays 1pm-4pm

Come 1 day or come 3x a week! Text 614-826-6597 with questions!
$40 per 3-hour camps
$36 per 3-hour camp if enrolled in classes plus additional offers.


7070 Bent Tree Blvd.

Columbus, Ohio 43235

Registration is Open!

We are going to have an awesome time this summer at Linworth Children’s Center’s Summer Camp Blast. Linworth Children’s Center will provide many incredible opportunities for your school aged child (Completed Kindergarten through 5th Grade) this summer. Our summer camp will include Field Trips, Arts and Crafts, Water Days, Outdoor Games, and much more. It will be a fun-filled summer at LCC!

Summer camp runs from May 28th-August 2nd.

Our Full Day Summer camp program is open M-F from 7am to 6pm.

LCC also has weekly Preschool summer camps available! Visit our website for more information. Please call 614-336-9559 or email [email protected] for more

sports camp

10336 Sawmill Rd

Powell, OH 43065

🌟 Powell’s Best Summer Camp Enrollment Open Now! 🌟

👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Attention Parents of Powell! 👨‍👩‍👧‍👦

🎉 We are thrilled to announce that enrollments for our AWESOME Summer Camp are now open! Hurry, as this camp sells out every year!

Why Choose KSM Youth Sports Summer Camp?

✅ Unmatched Experience: Your child is guaranteed to have an AMAZING Summer Camp Experience!

✅ Diverse Activities: Check out the AWESOME activities included in our Summer Camp:

Martial Arts! 🥋
Hip-Hop Dance! 🩰
Cheerleading! 🥇
Tumbling! 🤸
Arts & Crafts! 🎨
Indoor Sports! 🏀
Outdoor Sports! ⚽️
And Much More!

✅ Love for Sports: Is your child a sports enthusiast? Our camp offers a variety of AWESOME sports activities!

✅ Fun & Safe Environment: We prioritize creating a FUN & SAFE Bully-Free Environment for every child.

👉 Do you want your child to have an AMAZING Summer Camp Experience?

👉 Do you want your child to participate in a ton of AWESOME Sports?

👉 Do you want your child to be in a FUN & SAFE Bully-Free Environment?

If you answered “YES!” to these questions, join other parents who have chosen Powell’s Summer Camp for their kids! 😊

🚨 Our Summer Camp is selling out faster than expected! Visit our website now to discover all about our AWESOME Summer Camp and receive a coupon for a FREE Core Pack Valued at $50! 🎁 Don’t miss out on this opportunity for your child to have the best summer ever! 🌞

Camp Dates

11 weeks of Summer Camp
May 28-August 9th
5 Days a week! 7:30-6PM 🙂

Camps for kids, teens and adults

Columbus College of Art & Design

Columbus College of Art & Design’s Creative Summer Workshops offer the perfect way for kids, teens, and adults to explore their creativity. Classes include art and design for young artists, botanical art, printmaking, fashion design, animation, 3D illustration, digital comics, painting, puppetry, game development, and much more.

Enroll today!

Camp Dates

Week 1: June 3–7
Week 2: June 10–14
Week 3: June 17–21
Week 4: June 24–28
BREAK: July 1–5
Week 5: July 8–12

Classes are held weekdays; 9 a.m. to noon for morning sessions, or 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. for afternoon sessions, plus Saturday morning workshops for adults.

Lunchtime childcare is available at an additional cost for students who sign up for both morning and afternoon classes.

Acting camp

769 E Long St.

Columbus, OH 43203

Lincoln Theatre Patternz Summer Camp will consist of 8 one-week camps for children ages 6-13 designed to spark creativity and a passion for the arts through experience with multiple art forms.

Facilitated by graduates of the Lincoln Theatre’s “Expand Your Horizon” Artist Incubation Program, campers will begin each day with affirmations of excellence, then rotate through workshops in dance, theatre, music, and visual arts. At the end of each week, campers will put on a program for their families to show what they’ve learned throughout the week.

Camp Dates:

June 17-18, 20-21
June 24-28
July 1-3, 5
July 8-12
July 15-19
July 22-26
July 29 – August 2
August 5-8
YMCA overnight camp

2732 County Road 11

Bellefontaine, OH, 43311

YMCA Camp Willson is your child’s home-away-from-home this summer! We welcome all children ages 6 to 16 at our ACA accredited summer camp. Under the careful supervision of our highly trained and caring staff, campers will build new skills and grow their independence through a variety of adventures. Activities include archery, high ropes courses, kayaking, canoeing, horseback riding, sports, games and more! We focus on empowering youth by building confidence, forming new relationships and learning leadership skills. Our top priority is keeping your child safe, happy and learning this summer! We hope your child can join us around the campfire in 2024.

Camp Dates and Location:

YMCA Camp Willson is located on 500 beautiful acres only 1 hour north of Columbus, centered around the natural spring fed Lake Mac-O-Chee.

9 week-long sessions take place between June 9 and August 9.

day camp for kids

17 locations across Central Ohio

YMCA Summer Day Camps ensure that school-age children have a great summer full of experiences that are centered around relationship building, creating belonging, achieving new things, stemming any summer learning loss and spending quality time outdoors. Our programs are led by an engaging, caring staff offering a mix of fun, friendships and challenges. Activities include swimming, STEM learning, arts, outdoor exploration, sports, field trips and more! These experiences provide a taste of summer adventures in a structured day-to-day schedule. Plus, our Day Camps are ACA accredited, which means they meet or exceed over 300 standards of health and safety. Your child’s safety is our top priority!

Camp Dates and Location:

Youth entering 1st through 6th grade are welcome at YMCA Day Camp. We offer 10 to 11 weeks of summer fun at 17 locations across Central Ohio. Financial assistance is available, and PFCC is accepted at many locations.

Tech camp

Held at Ohio State University

Register today at the top-rated tech camp for 25 years and counting! iD Tech is the very best experience built around your child—their interests, their skill level, their goals for the future. Trusted by the world’s top universities and over 1,000,000 parents, iD Tech is where kids and teens learn from the best—coding, game dev, robotics, and more.

Sewing Camps and Art Camps

sewing and art camp

Inspiring U offers both 2-day Sewing Camps, and 5-day Art and Craft Camps. Kids will be at camp from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. each day. In our sewing camp, they will become proficient at threading the machine, winding bobbins, sewing straight and around curves. They will learn techniques such as finishing and decorative stitches, closures, and even some hand-sewing.

In Art and Craft Camp, we work with all kinds of different mediums, making both pieces of art, and some crafty items too. Projects are different every summer, so kids can come back year after year. They will need to bring a packed lunch, snacks, and a water bottle each day. All supplies for all projects are included in your class fee.

Camp Dates

SEWING CAMP – $220 (2 day camp / 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.)
Mon., June 10th and Tues., June 11th
Thurs., June 13th and Friday, June 14th
Mon., July 1st and Tues., July 2nd
Thurs., July 15th and Friday, July 16th
Mon., July 18th and Tues., July 19th
Mon., Aug. 1st and Tues., Aug. 2nd

ART AND CRAFT CAMP – $385 (5 day camp / 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.)
June 3 – 7
June 17 – 21
July 8 – 12
July 22 – 26
Aug. 5 – 9

Inspiring U

409 W. Main Street

Westerville, OH 43081

Bally Sports Group Summer Sports and Activity Camp

Day and Activity Camp

Join Bally Sports Group this summer for an active and fun summer camp experience! Campers will be introduced to different sports throughout the summer, where instruction will be delivered in a positive and encouraging way. Each morning, the camp will focus on a sport relating to the weekly theme. Campers are taught the fundamentals of each sport and the concept of gameplay. Camp will also feature fun-based contests and competitions to keep the learning fun and interactive. Afternoon activities will feature traditional camp games and activities, nature walks, trivia, water games, and more. Bally Sports will also emphasize certain life virtues relating to sports each week. Bally Sports employs coaches with strong educational backgrounds, experience in a wide variety of sports, and a passion for working with children. All-day camps are staffed at an appropriate counselor-to-camper ratio. Give your kids a fun and active summer!

Camp Dates

Dates: Monday through Friday every week from June 3rd to August 2nd (no camps 7/1 – 7/5).

Times: Full-day camps are from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (extended care is offered at some locations). Half-day camps are typically from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Camp Locations: New Albany, Groveport, Reynoldsburg, Gahanna, Pickerington, Westerville, Dublin, Hilliard, Upper Arlington, Bexley, Powell, and Granville

Held at 12 different Central Ohio locations

D-Bat Columbus Summer Camp

baseball and softball camp

D-BAT Columbus Baseball & Softball Academy is a state of the art, climate controlled training facility.

Join D-BAT for Summer Camp! Sports camp with fun activities and games! Every week is different with theme weeks! Baseball and softball skill work includes hitting, fielding, throwing, base running, game IQ, and more. Games and activities include HR derby, dodgeball, kickball, HitTrax virtual field simulator, capture the flag, and water days with slip-n-slides and water balloons. Bring your friends and try something fun and new this summer!

See you at camp!

Camp Dates, Times and Location:

Weekly camp from June 3rd – August 2nd

Camp Hours:
Half Day 9am-12pm
Full Day 9am-3pm

Ages 6-11 Grouped by Age & Ability

Located in Gahanna and Lewis Center

Full Day Price
Price: $59/day; $219/week

Half Day Price
Price: $35/day; $119/week

USE CODE: COLUMBUSMOM for 30% Discount

Plus you can save 20-30% with a D-BAT membership!

Camp Themes Include: Yard Game week, Sports week, Water week, Olympics Week, Ninja Week, and much more!

650 Taylor Station Rd

Gahanna, OH

459 Orange Point Dr Suite E

Lewis Center, OH

Robot Academy

Robotic camp

Gather together with other LEGO fans for a full-day or half-day 5-day camp in Upper Arlington, Powell, Dublin, Reynoldsburg, Westerville, and Grove City to build LEGO robots and then learn to program in Scratch programming language using sensors and logic for epic robotic challenges such as BattleBot and Jousting. During the morning session, students will learn 3D Modeling and bring their ideas to life with 3D Printing. Kids design and build custom inventions with the help of their instructor and then present their prototypes to a Shark Tank panel (like on the TV show)! Students ages (5 to 8) and (9 to 14) complete robot challenges to earn points to win trophies to reward their achievements. Ready, Set, Go LEGO!

Upper Arlington, Powell, Dublin, Reynoldsburg, Westerville, and Grove City

New Albany Ballet Company

ballet camp

New Albany Ballet Company has become Central Ohio’s leading summer dance camp location. With well over 1000 students that attend both camps and lessons there throughout the summer, a wide range of camp offerings, and the top faculty in the city provide children as young as two with a wonderful experience. Whether your daughter or son love ballet or want a bit more upbeat pace; camps like American Girl Doll, Encanto, Fairytale Princesses, Tangled, My Little Ponies, Fancy Nancy, Hip Hop Cheer, Little Mermaid, Barbie, Little Swifties,  and Tangled camp are wonderful options for children 3-10 years old. Our My First Ballerina, Under the Big Top, Bluey, and Pinkalicious, offer our youngest toddlers ages 2-3 years old a tender first experience into ballet and dance. Summer Lessons are also very popular over the summer for children as young as two to try dance without a full season commitment. Parents can choose between four, six, or eight week options and weeks do not need to be constant. Classes are offered in the morning, mid day, evening, and even on Saturdays making schedule planning a breeze. We even now offer a creative movement mommy and me class for one to two year olds not ready to attend class alone. Camps and lessons fill quickly!

Camp Days and Times:

Check website for weekly sessions

5161 Forest Drive

New Albany, OH 43054

BalletMet Summer Camps


BalletMet offers 5 different weeks of camps for ages 4-8 at our downtown studios and at the McConnell Arts Center in Worthington. Choose from Super Hero Week, Sleeping Beauty & Friends, The Happiest Place on Earth and American Girlfriend camps.

Camp Days, Times and Location:

SLEEPING BEAUTY AND FRIENDS! | JUNE 10-14 9am-Noon | BalletMet Studios | Ages 4-6
SUPER HERO’S WEEK! | JUNE 17-21| 9am – Noon | McConnell Arts Center | Ages 4-6
HAPPIEST PLACE ON EARTH! | JUNE 17-21 |1pm-4pm | McConnell Arts Center |Ages 4-6
SLEEPING BEAUTY AND FRIENDS | JULY 8-12 | 9am-Noon | McConnell Arts Center | Ages 4-6
AMERICAN GIRLFRIEND | JULY 8-12 |1pm – 4pm | McConnell Arts Center | Ages 6-8

BalletMet Studios or McConnell Arts Center

ClubSciKidz Columbus

Science and Technology camp

Club SciKidz, was founded on the principle that parents want to provide their children with exciting, challenging, and life impacting academic enrichment experiences. Our company is committed to demonstrating how science works in the real world by providing activities in veterinary medicine, robotics, forensics, video game creation, food science, paleontology, engineering, chemistry and biology, astronomy, oceanography, emergency medicine, and special effects.

Since 1997, more than 100,000 children have attended one or more of Club SciKidz’ science day camps or school programs. Club SciKidz now offers 42 different themed science camps and 30 weeks of inquiry-based after-school science club experiences. We operate multiple summer day camp locations each year in Georgia, and conduct in-school programs in the Metro Atlanta area. Club SciKidz also operates franchises in California, Connecticut, Florida, Kansas, North Carolina, Maryland, Texas, Ohio and Virginia.

Our unique science programs are designed to meet the needs of children ages 4-15. Carefully researched science lessons help engage students in observation, measurement, identification of properties, and experimentation involving life, earth, and physical science concepts. Each unit is rigorously researched by science educators with the help of teachers and children. The results are lessons that students enjoy and genuinely learn from.

Camp Days and Times:

Week of June 24
Grades PK-K
Mini Medical school
Grades 1-3
Beginning Minecraft
Junior Physician
Grades 4-7
Great Masters
Week of July 8
Grades PK-K
Little Scientist
Grades 1-3
Junior Robot Engineer
Junior Scientist
Grades 4-7
Robot Engineer
Week of July 22
Grades PK-K
Little engineer
Grades 1-3
Junior Space Explorer
Marvel movie maker
Grades 4-7
Nintendo Labo

Our week is Monday-Friday from 9am-4pm.
Pre-camp and Post-camp hours are available:
Pre-camp hours start at 8am and is $35 for the week.
Post-Camp hours go to 5:30pm and the cost is $45 per week.
Bundle up Pre Camp & Post Camp for $ 70 per week

St Patrick’s Episcopal Church
7121 Muirfield Dr, Dublin, OH 43017

Youth Show Camp by Vaud-Villities

youth show camp

Youth performers of all abilities are welcome to join us for Vaud-Villities Youth Show Camp, June 10th – 14th, 2024 at Ohio Dominican University. This full day (9a-5p), summer day camp incorporates all aspects of stage performance and summer camp fun! Students will learn about singing, dancing, acting, how to create costumes, props, and set pieces. This hands-on opportunity will allow students to help develop their skills as performers, but also learn a bit of the technical, behind the scenes, portion of theater as well. Our summer camp includes all the typical fun summertime activities, including plenty of breaks for getting outside and playing field games. Our week culminates in a live performance for friends and family at the Matesich Theater on Ohio Dominican University’s Campus. This full day camp is not one to be missed if you have a child who is interested in any aspect of theater and live performance!

Ohio Dominican University

Columbus, OH

Bookmark Farms Horse Lover's Day Camp

horse camp

Our popular Horse Lover’s Day Camp is the longest-running summer horse camp in central Ohio! Campers ride every day. Learn about our friendly, safe camp horses and ponies hands-on in the barn, arena and tack stalls. Half-day and full-day sessions available for ages 7-11. Junior Horse Camp available for kids ages 4-6 with age-appropriate activities. Fun, safe and educational!

Camp Dates and Times

Weekly from June 3 to August 2, 2024. No camp July 1-5, 2024

Morning sessions: 9 am – Noon
Afternoon sessions: 1 pm – 4 pm
All-day Camp 9 am – 4 pm
Junior Camp: 8:30 am to 12:30 pm

8824 Morse Rd SW

Pataskala, OH 43062

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