2024 Summer Camp Guide

Children’s Discovery Center

Various locations

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.


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


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


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 LOCAL15 by 5/16 to save $15.

CedarCreek Church

29129 Lime City Rd., Perrysburg.


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


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.


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.


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.


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.

Two people posing for a picture.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

Vital Health 

111 Clinton St., Maumee.


Embark on a transformative summer journey with Vital Health’s Summer Kids Program. Tailored for ages 7-17, this program blends therapeutic activities and workshops to nurture emotional well-being and personal growth. Led by a dedicated team of mental and behavioral health professionals, participants explore stress management, communication skills, and more, guiding them on an exciting adventure of self-discovery!

Through art therapy, local adventures and group discussions, children and adolescents develop essential life skills and meaningful connections with peers. With daily meals and transportation options provided, parents and guardians can trust their child’s development in a supportive environment. Accepting commercial insurance and Medicaid, ensuring accessibility for all families. 

Before enrollment, each child undergoes a diagnostic assessment, focusing on understanding their strengths and challenges. This personalized approach ensures an environment where every child can thrive. Schedule a diagnostic assessment at 419-740-3022 or visit vitalhcare.com to begin enrollment!

WGTE Public Media

1270 S Detroit Ave, Toledo


WGTE Public Media’s educational services aim to engage and support kids and families, caregivers, and teachers through resources, supplies, events, programming and more!

Coming soon to Glass City Metropark is WGTE’s “Get Out and Play Day!” Join us on May 18 to meet Nature Cat and Elinor, from Elinor Wonders Why, ride your scooter or skate on The Ribbon, participate in nature activities, play games, enjoy a snack, watch PBS KIDS shows, listen to a story and so much more! More information is available at wgte.org/events.

Love Wild Kratts? Come to WGTE Public Media on June 14 to watch an episode on the BIG screen, participate in educational activities, eat delicious treats, and go home with free giveaways.

For more information on events and other available services and resources, sign up for WGTE’s “Education” and “Kids and Families” newsletter at wgte.org/newsletter.

Sylvania STEM Center

7335 W Sylvania Ave, Sylvania.


Sylvania STEM Center Summer Camps provide a fun and engaging opportunity for grade school to high school aged students to immerse themselves in the exciting world of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. These camps offer hands-on activities, experiments and projects that foster critical thinking, problem-solving skills and creativity. Participants engage in various STEM disciplines, including robotics, coding, electronics and other age- appropriate activities under the guidance of knowledgeable instructors.For more information checkout our website, sylvaniastem.org.

St. Francis de Sales School 

2323 W. Bancroft St. Toledo.


Get ready for an unforgettable summer at St. Francis de Sales School by participating in our Summer Camps! With a range of activities to choose from, there’s something for every interest and passion. Our camps provide the perfect opportunity to explore, grow, and create lasting memories. Join us for a summer filled with adventure, laughter, and new experiences. Don’t miss out on the chance to make this summer one to remember at St. Francis de Sales School! “Be who you are and be that well.”

St. John’s Jesuit

5901 Airport Hwy, Toledo.


St. John’s Jesuit is offering a variety of athletic and enrichment summer camps for boys and girls entering grades 5-9 including favorites such as cooking, basketball, soccer, Lego robotics, football, adventure, lacrosse and more!  Please visit our website to register for all our Titan Summer Camps! For more information email lmcdaniel@sjjtitans.org.

St. Ursula Academy

4025 Indian Rd, Toledo


Be a Happy Camper at SUA! Join us this summer at St. Ursula Academy for camps full of laughter, learning, and leadership! Our Happy Campers enjoy a wide array of camp experiences — from artistic endeavors such as Mural Design and Writer’s Workshop to athletic skills training such as soccer and volleyball to academic pursuits such as Astronaut and STEM camps! Or attend a camp that’s just pure joy — like  Mermaid Camp or Digital Arts! Spend a week on our beautiful campus soaking in all the fun that summer at SUA has to offer!

Check out our full schedule of enrichment and athletic camps at toledosua.org/happy-camper.

Children’s Theater Workshop

Various locations


The Children’s Theater Workshop is holding a musical theater camp from June 10-14, July 22-26 and August 12-16 for ages 4-12. They also have two week acting camps for ages 7-9, 10-12 and 13-16 throughout the summer.

YMCA of Greater Toledo

6465 W Sylvania Ave, Sylvania


Looking for an unforgettable summer adventure for your child? Look no further than YMCA camps! Whether it’s the excitement of engaging in specialty camps, the fun and unique opportunities in YMCA summer child care, or the dynamic experience of overnight camping at YMCA Storer Camps, we’ve got it all! Summer Child Care for ages 6-12 includes a hands-on field trip once per week, an outdoor education day including camp activities, such as canoeing, archery and swimming several times per week. Specialty and Sports Summer Camps for ages 3-14 includes over 50 camps to choose from at multiple YMCA locations and focuses on youth development and skill-building, activities tailored to preschoolers, school-age children, and teens with themed activities in sports, STEM, art and more. The Summer Overnight Camp at YMCA Storer Camps for ages 7 -17 includes exciting overnight camping opportunities, a community environment that encourages new friendships and self-esteem and activities including sailing, horseback riding, kayaking and more. Don’t miss out on this unforgettable summer adventure! Exclusive member pricing available, starting at $55. Registration is open. Visit ymcatoledo.org for more details or contact the nearest YMCA and sign up today.

New Heights Gymnastics & More

6539 Weatherfield Ct, Maumee.


You can feel confident when choosing New Heights as your Summer Camp provider. All our camps are directed and instructed by highly knowledgeable athletic professionals. It is our full-time business to ensure your child has premium athletic instruction and fun when attending camp! From our safe and caring environment, to our commitment to constantly updating and improving our services, New Heights is a smart investment in one of life’s most precious resources…Our Children! When searching for the ultimate provider of premium athletics services as well as having a fun time while doing so, it’s important to choose wisely…choose New Heights!

Inspired Lumber Summer Workshop

3156 W. Central Ave. Toledo, OH 43606
The Wood Shop | Inspired Lumber Workshop

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Get ready to dive into a Maker Space world where your wildest dreams come to life. Get hands-on in our Workshop utilizing power tools and crafting tools to handcraft a variety of projects you’ll be proud to show off. During this week-long intensive, you’ll make a wooden toolbox, personalized trinket tray, personalized tumbler, screen-printed t-shirt, Nailed It! project of your choice and more. Each day promises new adventures and endless opportunities to bring your visions to reality. 

Detroit Tigers Baseball/Softball Camps

525 S Holland Sylvania Road, Toledo.


For the sixth year, the Detroit Tigers Baseball/Softball Camps is inviting any kids with a passion for playing baseball/softball and a love for the Detroit Tigers. During their week-long camps, campers will get to make lifelong memories in improve their skills in the game. They promise to “create a world class Detroit Tigers Baseball Experience.”

Campers will get a full, MLB quality Detroit Tigers uniform, a V.I.P. trip to Comerica Park including a Q&A with a current player, four tickets to one Tigers home game, a keepsake graduation certificate and returning campers will receive a unique commemorative patch.

Spectrum Sailing: Autism Sailing Camp


From June 11-13, Spectrum Sailing, the only National Autism Sailing Camp, will be holding a free camp hosted by North Cape Yacht Club. This sailing camp is designed for autistic kids ages 10-17.  This camp will give 20 local autistic youth the opportunity to learn water safety rules, wind direction and points of sail, boat parts, on-the-water conditions, knots and rigging/de-rigging.