2024 Summer Camp Guide

Children’s Discovery Center

Various locations
419-867-8570

Camp Discovery at Children’s Discovery Center is getting ready to travel to Paris for the Summer Olympics. Together we will explore the food, culture, music and art of France, all while enjoying competitive team events. The children will learn from exciting hands-on experiences. Children ages 6-10 will travel each week to field trip destinations around Toledo, including the Toledo Museum of Art, strawberry picking, the Bowling Green waterpark, Toledo Zoo and more. Campers will have the opportunity to visit our recreation campus each week where they can plunge into our commercial swimming pool (with our own certified lifeguard) and participate in team sports including: basketball, soccer, dodge ball and more. Summer camp runs May 27 through August 16. Care is provided from 6:45am-6pm. Catered snacks and lunches are provided daily. We are now enrolling full-time at five nearby locations. Sibling discount rates are available. All registration forms are due by April 12. 

School Of Rock Perrysburg

3185 Chappel Drive, Perrysburg.

567-698-7625

School of Rock Perrysburg offers music camps and workshops for young musicians. This summer, they will have a variety of unique camps with start dates ranging from June 10 to July 22. Musicians of all skill levels and interests are encouraged to join the fun at one of School of Rock’s camps. Students can choose to participate in Rock 101 Camp, Best of the 90s, Songwriter Camp, Musical Theater Camp, Taylor Swift Camp and Led Zeppelin Camp. Activities include educational experiences, rehearsal, games and more. At the end of some of the camps, students will have the opportunity to put on a show for friends and family. All summer camps run for four days from 10am-3pm. Lunch is catered for an additional daily fee of $5, or students can choose to bring a packed lunch. The campaign code for 25% off summer camp is: SUMMER1. Siblings also receive an additional 15% discount. More information on specific dates, age ranges, prices and schedules can be found on the School Of Rock Perrysburg’s website. 

Girl Scouts of Western Ohio

Various locations

888-350-5090

Girl Scouts of Western Ohio offers day and overnight camps at three locations, plus travel camps for girls in grades 8-11. Not a member? Not a problem — Girl Scout camp is open to all girls! Come experience the magic of camp — the joy of making new friends, bravely trying new adventures, and discovering the amazing wonders of nature. Dates run weekly from June 9-August 2.

Toledo Metropolitan Academy of Performing Arts, Ltd.

6416 River Crossings, Sylvania

419-913-8476

At Toledo Metropolitan Academy of Performing Arts, Ltd., summer camps run in week-long camps, clinics and intensives from June 3-August 2. Programs are available for performers ages three and up. Intensives include a ballet intensive with guest artist Lauren Fadeley-Veyette of the Kansas City Ballet from June 3-7, ballet intensive with Renato Penteado of the Miami City Ballet from June 10-14, ballet intensive with Simon Plant of the Cincinnati Ballet from June 17-21 and musical theater dance intensive with Lisa Mayer Lang, a University of Michigan musical theater professor, from June 24-28. They also offer hip hop, tap, jazz, ballet and modern camps and clinics for ages three and up. Sign ups are available for the Nutcracker Audition Camp and Clinic, Tumbling Tricks for Dancers Clinic, adult summer ballet weekly classes and Progressive Ballet Technique Conditioning Clinics and Classes. The two week Junior Musical Theater Camp will run from June 14-28, 2023 for ages eight and up from 9am-3pm and 9-11:30am for ages five to seven. 

Camp Invention

Various locations

800-968-4332. campinvention@invent.org

Inspire your child’s creativity and watch their confidence soar with our all-new Camp Invention® program, Illuminate! When this nationally acclaimed program comes to Toledo this summer, campers in grades K-6 will team up with friends for hands-on, open-ended STEM fun. They’ll design their own light-up ball game, explore the science of illumination, tackle global water challenges and star in a prototyping game show! Each experience is designed to spark curiosity, build persistence and create an unforgettable summer. Visit invent.org/local to secure your spot! Use promo code LOCAL25 by 3/27 to save $25 or LOCAL15 by 5/16 to save $15. 

CedarCreek Church

29129 Lime City Rd., Perrysburg.

419-661-8661

Experience an epic summer at CedarCreek Church! For elementary children, Kids Camp offers a thrilling four-night adventure from June 17-20, 6-8pm. They’ll laugh, learn and build friendships through engaging large group sessions, games, small group conversations, and a family night celebration! Fusion Camp is the best week of the summer for current 5th through 8th graders. A week packed with water slides, beach time, dodgeball, games and impactful teaching awaits, alongside spiritual mentors and unforgettable worship experiences. It’s a life-changing experience they’ll cherish forever.High School Camp offers a weekend filled with friends, leaders, meaningful worship and impactful teaching in a setting tailored to their unique needs and interests. Join us at CedarCreek Church for a summer you’ll never forget!

Gateway Garden Preschool

4650 W Bancroft St., Toledo

419-724-5640

Gateway Garden Preschool is offering 5 exciting fun-filled weeks of summer camp at our Ottawa Hills/Toledo location. Each week features an engaging theme such as “mythical creatures” “camping” “dinosaurs”, “STEM” or “arts and crafts”. Choose one week or five! Half days or full days! Half days are $125 a week from 8:30-11:30am and full days are $250 a week from 8:30am-3pm. Children must be between 3 and 6 years old by camp week. Discounts apply to siblings and children who attend more than one week of camp! To sign up, visit the website or call Director Tara Schenkenberger. 

Toledo Zoo Spring Break & Summer Safari Camps

2 Hippo Way, Toledo.

419-385-5721

Looking for something fun to do over spring break or during summertime? Your child can join the Toledo Zoo camps and experience exciting exhibit tours, amazing animal visitors, cool crafts and goofy games. Camps are a daily drop-off program. Spring break camps run 9am–3pm, and children can sign up for one day (or more!) and are available for ages 5 to 9 and 10 to 14.  Summer Safari Camps, proudly sponsored by Sue & Toby Cardone, are week-long experiences featuring fun live animals, games, activities and crafts. Before and after camp care is available for an additional fee. Spots fill up fast so reserve today! Visit: toledozoo.org/education/camps.

Karate Works 

6763 Providence St.,Whitehouse.

419-262-9461

Join us for an exhilarating week of fitness and fun at our kid’s fitness camp, running from June 10-14. Designed to ignite a passion for health and wellness in children ages 6-12, our camp offers a dynamic blend of engaging activities and expert-led sessions. Each day, campers will embark on exciting outdoor adventures, from relay races to hiking and sports training, fostering teamwork and camaraderie along the way. Our certified instructors will lead interactive workshops on nutrition, mindfulness and exercise fundamentals, empowering campers to make informed choices about their well-being. With a focus on inclusivity and encouragement, our program ensures that every child feels supported and inspired to reach their fitness goals. Don’t miss this opportunity for your child to jump start their journey to a healthier lifestyle while making lasting memories and friendships. Register now to secure your spot for a week of fitness, friendship, and fun!

Imagination Station 

1 Discovery Way, Toledo.

419-244-2674

Unleash your inner wizard, director or scientist at Imagination Station Summer Camp, where the motto is simple:  Be who YOU want to be. This summer, we’re rolling out not one, not two, but THREE new camps, offering incredible experiences that cater to every curious mind.

Campers ages 6-8 will be able to choose from: “Project: Storytime” (save famous storybook characters using STEAM), “REIMAGINED: Super Splatter Science” (uncover the world’s messiest questions), and the all NEW: “Mini Maker” (create an invention of your own). 

Older campers ages 9-13 become magicians “The Science of Magic” (abracadabra and science), game developers “Game On” (board, video, and arcade game design and programming) and NEW to the lineup a filmmaker “Lights, Camera, Science” (produce a short film and play with visual stunts).

Each camp has a slightly different focus, blending education and fun, providing your child a great opportunity to learn, grow and make new friends over the summer. 

Camps run daily from 9am-4:30pm, with two snacks included. Extended day options from 8:30am-5pm are available at no extra cost. Wrap up the week with complimentary admission for immediate family on the final day of camp from 3-5pm. 

Camps cost $250 for members and $275 for non-members, and you can register online.  Imagination Station wants all kids to experience summer camp and Ohio Ace can help with funding – check our website for details:  imaginationstationtoledo.org/summer-camp.

Imagination Station Summer Camp is presented by Jerl Machine Inc, igniting imaginations and shaping futures.

Project: Storytime (Ages 6-8)
The Science of Magic (Ages 9-13)
• June 10-14
• June 17-21
•June 24-28

REIMAGINED: Super Splatter Science (Ages 6-8)
Game On! (Ages 9-13)
•July 1-5
•July 8-12
•July 15-19 

NEW: Mini Maker (Ages 6-8)

NEW: Lights, Camera, Science (Ages 9-13)

  • July 22-26
  • July 29-August 2
  • August 5-9