If you have a little yogi who wants to zen out on the mat, a budding artist who loves arts and crafts, or a child who is interested in all things STEM this list of summer activities for 2022 will leave you inspired. Register for them today, and don’t forget to browse our site for other local ideas!
333 W. Wayne St., Maumee
This artistic nonprofit is not only a creative outlet for kids, but an educational tool to teach them about sustainability! Scrap4Art uses repurposed materials to create completely original works of art.
Sign your children up for their craft camps, which take place from June 14 to August 6, Monday through Friday from 10am to noon, open to grades one through six. Camp cost from $100. Register on their website to secure your kids’ spots today!
Open Arms Wellness
2300 Navarre Ave., Oregon
Little Yogi Sunday Morning Club
The club offers a full, fun-filled schedule every Sunday, 10am-noon. Your little yogi can expect one hour of yoga and meditation followed by fun activities, snacks and crafts! The cost is $25 per child. Visit their website for a current rundown of events.
Children’s Theatre Workshop
2417 Collingwood Blvd.
Summer at Children’s Theatre Workshop includes day camps for creativity and exploration, acting camps that create and stage a short play in a week, and musical theatre camp productions culminating with a fully-produced performance for the public!
Day camps are Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm for ages 6-12 and 9am-1pm for ages 4-5.
Acting camps are Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm for ages 7-9, 10-12 and 13-15.
Musicals meet in the afternoons or evenings and are for ages 7-9, 10-16 and 13-18.
Summer programs start June 6 and are available through August 12.
Camp costs: $150-$180
Registration: Go to ctwtoledo.org/summer-2022 for detailed information on camps, as well as payment plans, sibling discounts, FAQs, accessibility needs and registration. Need more information? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
1 Discovery Way
Imagination Station Summer Camp:
An Adventure of Discovery, An experiment in Fun
Campers will dive into a week filled with fun, one-of-a-kind experiences that will satisfy all curiosity cravings. Explore some of the favorites like Super Splatter Science, Pirateology, Make. Code. Create. and —NEW THIS YEAR — Game On! where campers 9-13 will design (and play) their own board, arcade and video games while learning about programming, tinkering and design.
Summer months can be hectic for parents. That’s why Imagination Station Summer Camps offer extended care. Campers can come early and stay late (8:30am-5:30pm) to make drop-off and pick-up a breeze.
Summer camp registration can be found on the Imagination Station website.
St. Ursula Academy
4025 Indian Rd.
St. Ursula Academy is excited to offer a full array of summer camps for Happy Campers in Kindergarten through eighth grade. From American Girl® for the youngest campers to science, writing, arts, photography, leadership, craft, theater and athletic camps for older girls, there is something that will meet each camper’s unique interests. St. Ursula provides an enriching and undeniably fun experience. Read more about the camps and register on their
The staff at St. Ursula looks forward to spending time with your camper at SUA this summer!
Camp dates: June 6-July 22
Camp times: Enrichment Camps run from 8:30-11:30am and 12:30-3:30pm, Mondays through Thursdays. Athletic Camp times vary.
Camp cost: $20-$100
Visit Fort Wayne
927 S. Harrison St., Fort Wayne, IN
Family is at the heart of Fort Wayne, Indiana. With high-quality attractions, affordable admissions, and that big-city, small-town feel, families LOVE this city. From year-round attractions to summer favorites, Fort Wayne makes for a family-friendly road trip that is worthwhile. We’ve listed a few things that we love about visiting there:
Fort Wayne’s Children’s Zoo
You’ll find 42 acres—and countless activities to fill the day! Feed a giraffe, tickle your toes in the treetops on the Sky Safari, or pet a stingray in the Australian Outback. You can even walk around with kangaroos!
Fort Wayne’s newest attraction is the one-of-a-kind Promenade Park. Adults love to relax on porch swings, kids love the accessible playground and kids’ canal, and everyone enjoys a walk along the tree canopy trail or a game of ping pong and cornhole.
Indiana’s only hands-on science center, Science Central is a great year-round attraction for families. Spark your imagination with more than 200 exhibits including water tables for younger guests, challenging experiments for teens or the Science on a Sphere exhibit, perfect for the whole family!
Wrap up this day of fun with a TinCaps baseball game. Set in a gorgeous downtown park, a Fort Wayne TinCaps game is a blast, and it’s affordable: seats on the grass start at just $7.
Additional family favorites include adventuring along eight miles of riverfront in downtown Fort Wayne, exploring more than 150 pieces of public art on Fort Wayne’s Public Art Trail, or enjoying the food and fun in new destinations like The Landing – a walkable block where you can find public art, friends gathering and dining destinations at seven restaurants.
National Inventors Hall of Fame
3701 N. Highland Park, North Canton
Thanks to amazing reviews from parents, teachers and — most importantly — campers, Camp Invention® is back. Spark your kid’s creativity and build their confidence with the all-new program, Explore! Campers in grades K-6 will collaborate with friends in hands-on, open-ended STEM adventures designed to inspire curiosity, stretch imaginations and give your explorer an epic summer experience. They’ll dive into ocean research with their own robotic fish, develop inventions for space exploration, build a spinning robotic artist and design a mega marble arcade! Spots fill up quickly, so visit the website to sign up today!
Snapology Urban Air Adventure Park
5243 Airport Hwy.
Summer is upon us, and there is so much fun in store for kids at Snapology! Snapology’s curriculum is designed to build on the math, science and technology knowledge students ages 5-14 have gained over the school year to keep them interested and engaged in STEAM year-round.
Using LEGO® bricks, K’Nex, drones, laptops and whatever kids are into these days, the best part about Snapology is that their programs are so packed with fun, so children will be excited to return to school next year to use what they’ve learned.
To add to the excitement, Snapology Toledo is located inside Urban Air and play time will be included! Half-day and full-day summer camp themes include Adventures with Jedi Masters, Superheroes, Amusement Park Engineering and much more. Snapology also focuses on developing real-world inter-personal skills through sharing ideas, communicating and working together. Kids love it because it’s fun, and parents love it because it’s educational!
5327 Monroe St.
Toledo Ballet is offering summer classes, intensives and camps for dancers of all ages and ability levels. Though registration for these classes has already begun, there is flexible enrollment available throughout the summer. Head to their website to learn more about each class and to register your tiny dancer today!
Toledo Ballet Summer Classes
Summer Session I: June 13-July 8
Summer Session II: July 11-29
Summer Session III: August 1-19
Toledo Ballet Junior Intensives
Junior Intensive I: July 11-15
Junior Intensive II: July 11-22
Junior Intensive III: July 25-29
Junior Intensive IV: August 20-27
Toledo Ballet Dance Camps
Includes Encanto Dance Camp from July 18-22 and Lions, Tigers & Bears, Oh My! from July 25-29 (both for ages 4-5); Dance Exploration Camps from July 18-22 and July 25-29 (for ages 6+); and Nutcracker Exploration Camp from August 1-5 (for ages 7-12).
Toledo Ballet Junior Intensives
Toledo Ballet Junior Intensives will focus on the core ballet repertoire. Students in Levels three and up (ages 9+) will work on character variations, choreography and technique.
Children’s Discovery Center
Franklin Park 1(Talmadge 1)
3839 Talmadge Rd.
Franklin Park 2 (Talmadge 2)
3905 Talmadge Rd.
11090 Ave Rd., Perrysurg
7033 Lighthouse Way, Perrysburg
8011 Dutch Rd., Waterville
Holland Wolf Creek
1640 Timberwolf Dr., Holland
Camp Discovery is getting ready to take a trip back in time! Discover what adventures “The Decades” have in store for campers. Exploring pop culture, inventions, games, foods and more, the children will learn from hands-on experiences. Children ages 6-10 will travel each week to field trip destinations around Toledo, including the Toledo Museum of Art, behind the scenes with the Walleye, strawberry picking, the Bowling Green waterpark, the Toledo Zoo and more. Campers will have the opportunity to travel to the recreation campus each week to plunge into the Center’s commercial swimming pool, complete with their own certified lifeguard, and participate in team sports including basketball, soccer, dodge ball and more.
The summer camps run from May 30 to August 12. Care is provided from 6:45am-6:00pm. Catered snacks and lunches are provided daily. They are now enrolling at five nearby locations. Sibling discount rates are available. Call 419-867-8570 for more information or visit www.childrensdiscoverycenters.com.
9241 Secor Rd., Temperance, MI
Hunter’s Run is offering nine weeks of horseback riding summer 2022 weekly drop-off camps, which runs from June 8 until August 17. Kids ages four to 12 will enjoy a riding lesson and horse care session daily, as well as a daily craft activity. Available afternoon activities range from games to more advanced horse care. The camp even provides an opportunity on the last day for parents to come watch their children demonstrate their newly acquired skills. Camps are filling up quickly so please contact Hunter’s Run to sign up as soon as possible. The deadline is 14 days prior to each weekly camp.
St. Francis de Sales Summer Camps
2323 W. Bancroft St.
SFS is gearing up for another great summer! Each year the school’s coaches and faculty members try to add something to make the camps even better than the year before. These activities, which cover a variety of interests, include sports camps, cyber camp, robotics and much more! The camps allow students to go deeper into their interests as they are encouraged to “be who you are and be that well.” This year, St. Francis has a few co-ed camps as well. For more information, visit SFStoledo.org.
2303 Cheyenne Blvd. | 419-865-8191
943 N. Dixie Hwy., Rossford | 419-666-9843
631 Euclid Ave. | 419-691-6444
111 Indiana Ave. | 419-254-4000
4450 Jackman Ave. | 419-478-3131
3580 Lagrange St. | 419-242-4777
1940 W. Laskey Rd. | 419-474-3400
3158 Navarre Ave., Oregon | 419-693-6982
806 Starr Ave. | 419-693-7550
1902 W. Sylvania Ave. | 419-214-1322
The award-winning specialists at Educare Academy offer a specialized summer camp program that keeps young campers engaged and learning all summer. With activities like cooking, science projects, water play, field trips and more, kids are sure to love their time at any of Educare’s full day programs. Openings available for campers as young as infants all the way through school age. Schedules and sessions vary.
1555 S. Byrne Rd., Ste. 100
Give your child a summer with the inspirational educators at Cardan Montessori! This year marks Cardan’s fifth annual summer camp. The Montessori school’s previous camps have featured a wide variety of artistic pursuits, from poetry and staged performances in dance and theater, to visual arts like photography. Kids can also look forward to field trips and guest presenters for inspiration. Register today!
Forté Music School
3208 W Sylvania Ave
Summer is a great time to start learning an instrument, as there is often more free time available. At Forté Music School, lessons are available for all instruments and all ages. You or your child can start learning an instrument during the summer and then continue lessons throughout the school year…and maybe for life!
- Camp dates: Lessons & open enrollment are available year round.
- Camp times: 30-minute lessons are standard and can go up from there.
- Ages: two years and up
- Cost: $112 per month
- Register at ForteMusic419.com or 419-471-2100.
St. John’s Jesuit High School
5901 Airport Hwy.
For kids looking to hone their athletic skills this summer, look no further than the camps at St. John’s Jesuit. The school offers baseball, basketball, football, lacrosse, soccer, wrestling and even hockey! Additionally, the school offers a Total Athlete camp that is led by three of St. John’s conditioning coaches in the incredibly well-equipped Lyden Center Weight Room. Ages, dates and locations of their various camps are all outlined on the St. John’s Jesuit website. Register there today!
Zoar Lutheran Church
314 E. Indiana Ave., Perrysburg
Children entering Pre-K through sixth grade can take part in Zoar’s Vacation Bible School, which takes place on June 26 from noon-2pm and June 27-30 from 9am-noon. Make sure to register by May 27 to enjoy all the fun activities the coordinators have planned for this summer! You can learn more about the church and their youth ministry on the website, as well as Facebook.com/ZoarLutheranChurchPerrysburg.
Toledo Museum of Art
2445 Monroe St.
Join TMA this summer for exciting week-long summer camps! Journey across the globe in Art Around the World, combine computer coding and art in The Inventive Artist camp, or enjoy some traditional and non-traditional artmaking in Painting Adventure! Enrollment is open to school-age students for morning, afternoon or day-long sessions.
Scholarships are available and cover 100 percent of tuition fees for most classes. Apply today! Find more information and an application here.
There’s something for all ages, and Teen camps (ages 14-18) are also open for enrollment! Enjoy classes in glassblowing, metalsmithing, digital photography, fashion design, beaded jewelry design and more.