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Summer Camps Available for 2014, Toledo Region, Part 1

Metroparks, Toledo Area: Metroparks offers weeklong day camps and one-day camps. Applications for financial assistance are available. Metroparks summer day camps are held rain or shine, with plenty of rainy day options. Camps are available for variety of ages and interests, and based at Wildwood Preserve and Oak Openings Preserve.


Wee Workshop Camp (Ages 3 to 5): Explore a different nature theme each day through songs, puppets, and games. Enjoy multi-sensory activities, crafts, and outdoor exploration. Adults will play alongside their child. Register child only. Camp is held rain or shine, with plenty of rainy day options. Fee: $65 ($45 Metroparks Members). All sessions Monday - Friday, 10 a.m. to Noon: Session 1: June 2 - June 6, Wildwood Preserve, Metroparks Hall; Session 2: July 7 - July 11, Oak Openings Preserve, Buehner Center; Session 3: July 14 - July 18, Wildwood Preserve, Metroparks Hall; Session 4: August 4 - August 8, Swan Creek, Yager Center.

Metroparks Explorers (Ages 5 to 7): Explore the super world of nature at Metroparks Explorers Camp! Campers spend the week learning about the incredible “super heroes” that live in our own backyards. Super-strength, flight, and invisibility are just a few of the animal and plant super powers that explorers learn about. Every week includes two off-site adventures (transportation provided). Pack a lunch and a reusable water bottle for each explorer. Fee covers crafts and activities, one snack per day, and a t-shirt. Fee: $115 ($95 Metroparks Members); all sessions Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Session 1: June 23 – 27, Wildwood Preserve, Metroparks Hall; Session 2: July 21 – 25, Oak Openings Preserve, Oak Openings Lodge; Session 3: August 4 – 8, Wildwood Preserve, Metroparks Hall; Session 4: August 11 – 15, Side Cut, Lamb Center.

Additional Metroparks Camps: Nature Camp (Ages 8 to 12), Teen Camp (Ages 13 to 16), Art Camp (Ages 8 to 14), Family Camp: Fun For The Whole Family (Ages 5 and Up), Overnight Camp: Fun For Everyone, and Camp Expedition (Adults).
For more information, call 419-407-9701.

Toledo Ballet Summer Dance: Summer Dance includes: Ballet Intensives and Pre-Intensives (July 14 – August 1); Musical Theatre (July 7 – 11); and Fairy Tale Camp (July 7 – 11, 2014). Learn ballet technique, pointe, variations, choreography, and more with renounced instructors such as Lisa Mayer and Michael Lang of Broadway NY fame (July 7-11); Tricia Albertson, Miami City Ballet (July 14-18);  Soili Arvola, San Francisco Ballet (July 21-25); and Renato Penteado, Miami City Ballet (July 28 – August 1, 2014).
Questions? Call 419-471-0049 or visit

Toledo Museum of Art: “As the temperature rises this summer, Toledo Museum of Art becomes the perfect place for children and teens to chill out by enrolling in an art class or weeklong camp. The Museum is truly a unique and wonderful place to take an art class,” said Assistant Director of Education Mike Deetsch. “With thousands of works of art spanning history and cultures, there is no better way to learn about yourself and the world around you than through art classes at the Toledo Museum of Art.”
Classes and summer camps are available for children in pre-school through high school.  See www.toledomuseum.org/learn/classes for registration information and complete class descriptions.
TMA Address: 2445 Monroe Street, Toledo, OH. Phone: (419) 255-8000.

Toledo Zoo: “We’ve got a great line-up of activities to engage and educate your child this summer. Join the adventure! Engage and educate your child with 5-day camps at the Toledo Zoo during the summer. We keep kids’ minds as active as they are with Toledo Zoo Summer Safari Camps. Children in each age group explore Zoo topics and interact with live animals. We’ve got terrific topics to engage the interests of children, enrich their summer experience, and expand their science awareness.”
Questions? Call 419-385-5721 ext. 2042 or email

The University of Toledo:The Office of Recreation offers a summer day camp for any child ages 5-12 (must turn 5 by June 31st).  The combination of recreation, education, and other fun activities makes for a great summer experience on the University of Toledo campus for every child to enjoy. Camp programming is offered from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. each day with free extended care from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.  Activities include daily swimming, games, sports, arts and crafts, reading time, weekly field trips, afternoon snack, and of course, FUN!  The cost is $150 for first child, $135 for second, and $120 for third child per week. We offer swim lessons for children who don't know how to swim or for those who want to improve their swimming skills. Swim lessons cost $50 per session.”

2014 Field Trips


Field Trip

Field Trip Day

 Week 1, June 2-6

Field Day

Thursday 5th 

Week 2, June 9-13

Wildwood Metro Park

Thursday 12th 

Week 3, June 16-20

Mud Hens

Thursday 19th 

 Week 4, June 23-27

Toledo Zoo

Monday 23rd 

Week 5, June 30 - July 4

Animal Magic

Tuesday 1st 

 Week 6, July 7-11

Country Lane Tree Farms

Thursday 10th 

Week 7, July 14-18

Imagination Station

Thursday 17th  

 Week 8, July 21-25

Splash Universe

Thursday 24th  

Week 9, July 28 - Aug. 1

Bounce Houses

Thursday 31st 

Questions? E-mail at summercamp@utoledo.edu


YMCA and JCC  of Greater Toledo:  SPLASH: FREE Water Safety and Basic Swimming Instruction,


June 16-20, 2014, for children 6 months - 12 years (ages vary by location).

• Five-day program

• 30 minutes each day

• Basic swimming skills instruction

• Water safety education

• 8 area locations

• Tips for parents


Children ages 6 months - 5 years must be accompanied in the water by parent or guardian. Check with your Splash location for parent/child times. Children who are not potty trained must wear swim diapers.


To Register, call or visit:



(3 - 12 yrs)

808 Michigan Ave., Waterville


(Classes held at Camp Courageous, 12701 Waterville-Swanton Rd. Rt. 64)



(6 mo - 12 yrs) (2 pools)

2960 Pickle Rd., Oregon



FORT MEIGS YMCA (6 mo - 12 yrs)

13415 Eckel Junction Rd., Perrysburg




(6 mo - 12 yrs) (2 pools)

2000 W. Dean Rd., Temperance




(6 mo - 12 yrs)

6465 Sylvania Ave., Sylvania




2053 N. 14th St., Toledo


(6-12 years only. Classes held at

the Boys & Girls Club

2250 N. Detroit Ave., Toledo)



306 Bush St., Downtown Toledo


(6-12 years only. Classes held at

the Boys & Girls Club

2250 N. Detroit Ave., Toledo)


WOLF CREEK YMCA (6 mo - 12 yrs)

2100 S. Holland-Sylvania Rd., Maumee




(6 mo - 12 yrs) (2 pools)

2110 Tremainsville Rd., Toledo



Notre Dame Academy offers camps for sports, arts, languages

Toledo, May 23, 2014: Notre Dame Academy (NDA) is hosting a variety of summer and sport camps in June and July for girls entering grades 2-12 in the fall of 2014. Camps will be held on the NDA campus (3535 W. Sylvania) and registration fees range from $25.00 to $110.00.

Summer camps feature fused glass, baton, foreign language, baking, cheerleading, technology, theatre and performance art, science, dancing and technology!  Sport camps include softball, basketball, volleyball (general and advanced) tennis, lacrosse and soccer! Indoor sports are played in the NDA Eagles air-conditioned gym.  Outdoor sports are played on the NDA campus fields complete with picnic facilities for parents to watch.

Space is limited, visit www.nda.org  or contact Aimee Parks at 419-475-9359 or aparks@nda.org for more information.


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