General Interest Camps
Akron Area YMCA Day Camps (multiple locations)
Akron Area YMCA Day Camps offer fun adventure while forming new memories and lasting friendships for children who have completed kindergarten through age 12. Check out Gotcamp.org or call 330-376-1335 to find the YMCA location nearest you and get all the details.
All girls are invited to have fun, make friends and try new things—like archery, horseback riding and astronomy—at themed camps in Peninsula. Visit gsneo.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
The Shaw JCC of Akron offers kids in grades one through 11 exciting adventures all summer, with specialty camps in gymnastics, culinary creations, various sports, and more. For more information, call 330-867-7850 or visit shawjcc.org.
Summer Piano Institute at Kent State University
This eleven-day program for talented piano students in grades 7 through 12 immerses your child in musical study, with one-on-one instruction from university faculty, master classes with guest artists, and a final performance at Severance Hall’s Reinberger Hall. Contact Monica Brately at email@example.com or 330-672-3100 for all the details.
Weathervane Playhouse Summer Theater Academy
Weathervane Playhouse offers children ages four to 18 a variety of classes in acting, singing, dancing and visual arts all summer long. Visit weathervaneplayhouse.com for more info and to register online.
Magical Theater Company
This professional theater offers overnight and day camp options for kids of all ages to hone their public speaking skills, physical awareness and fitness, self-confidence, and teamwork abilities. Go to magicaltheater.org or call 330-848-3708 for more information.
The Illusion Factory Summer Theater Camp
Kids ages 5 and up get a hands-on theater experience, learning set and costume design, memorizing lines, and performing for a live audience in this interactive day camp, held at the Northwest Family Recreation Center at 1730 Shatto Ave. For questions or to enroll, contact Matt Wilkes at 330-376-5700 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Children learn about science while having hands-on fun as part of a team in these camps located throughout Summit and Stark Counties. Find one close to you at inventnow-web.ungerboeck.com/programsearch/program_map.aspx, or call 800-968-4332 for more info.
Sylvan Learning Center
Make sure your child is ready for fall with camps and flexible programs in study skills, test prep, robotics, and more for grades K-12. For more information and to register, call 330-867-7031 in Fairlawn, or 330-487-5820 in Twinsburg.
Akron Zoo Camp
Kids ages two to 15 can get in touch with their wild side at Zoo Camp while learning about wildlife and animal behaviors from zoo staff and animal trainers. For details and registration, call 330-375-2550 or email email@example.com.
The University of Akron Basketball Camps
These camps for boys and girls of all ages offer skilled instruction from players and coaches on fundamentals, defense and the hard work it takes to win. Visit akronbasketballcamps.com for details and to register online.
Blue Streak All-Sports Camp
With a ratio of just seven campers per staff member, Blue Streak Camps offer personalized attention for kids ages 4 to 13 looking to try archery, football, basketball, soccer, floor hockey, Frisbee, golf, and many other sports in a non-competitive atmosphere that focuses on sportsmanship and skill building. Campers meet at East Woods Elementary School in Hudson. Go to bluestreakcamps.com to register online, or call 216-373-5431 for more information.