Summer Camps in Cincinnati

 If you’re looking for a summer camp in the Cincinnati area, then you’re in luck because there are a ton of them! And we’ve got you covered on how to find them and get involved!  From sports programs to arts and crafts workshops, Cincinnati has it all!  Including exploring and learning about nature and science, theater and dance, as well as specific special interests’ camps.  We even found some camps for adults, so we have something for everyone to enjoy!

Sports

Reds Baseball & Softball Camp

The Cincinnati Reds offer a terrific summer camp in various locations for kids ages 6 – 14 that teaches the fundamentals of baseball and gives campers the opportunity to experience what it’s like to be on a team with trust and confidence!

https://www.mlb.com/reds/community/camps

Adrenaline Camp!

This Speed Camp is for thrill seekers and aspiring racers from ages 7-15. This camp takes its participants on an exciting ride through learning theory and concepts in the classroom to developing skills on the track! Located at Full Throttle in Tri-County, OH and Florence, KY.

https://gofullthrottle.com/adrenaline-camp/

Survivor Camp

You guested it! This Camp is based off the famous television show “Survivor” and kids ages 6-10 can embark on a journey through challenging games that are educational and exciting! This awesome camp is located at Griffin Elite Sports & Wellness in Erlanger, KY.

They also offer other sports camps like basketball and soccer!

http://griffinelite.com/nts/

Parkour & Acrobatics Fitness Camp

Swift Movement Studios on West Mitchell Ave. in Cincinnati has a rad summer camp that has fun learning opportunities that are extremely hands on!  Campers learn jumping, climbing, vaulting, rolling, and flipping skills while playing active games with peers. They are great for physical exercise, team bonding, and help build self-esteem!

http://swift-movement.com/camps

Camp – A – Palooza Summer Camp

Kids First Sports Center has a stellar collection of programs that has endless creative projects and fun fieldtrips.  Their programs aren’t just sports related either!

https://www.kidsfirstsports.com/camps-events/camp-a-palooza-camps

Arts & Craft

Camp Art Academy

The Art Academy of Cincinnati has an outstanding summer program that is available virtually and in person, with six themed weeks of engaging creative projects for kids to make and share with others!  This fun and expressive camp is for ages 5-12 and the campers get to work with local artists that are instructors for the AACs Community Education Department!  This program not only includes learning art making skills and creating new pieces of artwork but it’s an educational journey through what it’s like being an artist!  Campers get to explore the world of art through artist talks, museum visits, and gallery field trips!

https://www.artacademy.edu/com-ed/summer-art-camp/summer-art-camp.php

Cincinnati Art Museum Summer Camp

The Cincinnati Art Museum is the perfect place to discover and enjoy art!  They offer an 8-week program that is filled with art making and gallery fun for ages 6-12!

https://www.cincinnatiartmuseum.org/events-programs/families-teens/summer-camp/

Summer Art Camp

The Taft Museum of Art is another fantastic art museum in Cincinnati that offers a creative program for campers in  1st-12th grade!

https://www.taftmuseum.org/families-children/summer-camp

Art Workshop Summer Camp

This imaginative camp is at Queen City Clay and offers kids a chance to create their own works of art through ceramics, painting, and drawing!

https://www.theartworkshopinc.net/full-camp-calendar/

Nature & Science

Cincinnati Parks Summer Camp

The Cincinnati Parks Department has a great day camp program that takes campers on an exploration of nature through hiking, animal encounters, experiments, and games!  This camp is for ages 3 ½ – 14 and fosters a sense of wonder of the natural world!

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Cincinnati Zoo Summer Camp

This summer camp is a weeklong experience of the beauty of nature and finding out fascinating things about animals from all around the world!

http://cincinnatizoo.org/education/camps-classes-zoo-troop/zoo-camp/#summercamp

Classroom Antics Summer Tech Camps

The STEM Lab in Cincinnati summer camp focuses on math, engineering, technology, and science in new and fun ways!  They offer a variety of epic programs for kids ages 6-14!

https://cincystemlab.com/all-camps

Theatre & Dance

Drink and Play Adult Summer Camp

This super corky summer camp is just for adults and is offered through the Know Theatre of Cincinnati.  Imagine what it would have been like to go to theatre camp as a kid, then apply new skills that you’ve learned in a collaborative and unique way!

Drink aNd Play: Adult Summer Camp

TCT Summer Camp

The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati offers a variety of programs for ages 6-14 that focus on dance, music, and drama! This camp is for all levels and is located on Red Bank Rd. in Cincinnati.

Camps

Kids Dance Camp

TheCincinnati Ballet has a wonderful camp for ages 5-8, that takes dancers on a creative exploration of movement and music.  Not only do the campers get to learn about dance but also get to learn how to create costumes and set designs!

https://cballet.org/academy/kids-dance-camp/

Camp – A – Palooza Summer Camp

Kids First Sports Center has a fantastic collection of programs that has hands on projects and fieldtrips.  Their programs aren’t just sports related either!

https://www.kidsfirstsports.com/camps-events/camp-a-palooza-camps

Special Interests

Stepping Stones Summer Camp

Stepping Stones is an incredible organization that offers a creative program for children with disabilities that takes campers on an adventure through compassion, self-expression, and teamwork!

Summer Programs

Summer Camps for Special Needs

Cincinnati Children’s sponsors a wide range of summer camps for children with specific medical needs.  They offer support while having fun in ways that help with recovery and development.

https://www.cincinnatichildrens.org/patients/resources/support/camps

Written By: Christen Collins

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