Summer Camps and Programs

ABC connects children in Cincinnati to fun enrichment activities all summer long! If you live in Cincinnati and are looking for exciting & engaging summertime activities for your child, then you’ve come to the right place!

*Camps/Programs are available on a first come, first serve basis.

ART CAMPS

ArtsConnect Summer Camp

Ages: 7-13
Dates: June 3rd-August 2nd
Time: 9:00am-4:00pm; Mon-Fri
Location: 9158 Winton Rd. Cincinnati, Oh 45231
Description: At ArtsConnect, kids will have a summer packed with imaginative, creative and fulfilling art projects.

ArtsConnect believes in empowering kids to make a difference through their art. Campers will explore a wide range of topics, artistic styles and media. Kids are exposed to a variety of artistic skills and media. Campers will learn about cultural differences and stewardship of their environment while creating their projects.  Experience a week or an entire summer of art!  Registration opens February 12th!

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Clifton Cultural Arts Center Summer Camps

Ages: 3-12
Dates: June 3rd-August 9th (One Week)
Time: 7:00am-5:00pm; Mon-Fri
Location: 2728 Short Vine St. Cincinnati, Oh 45219
Description: Clifton Cultural Arts Center presents a brand-new slate of exciting summer camps. You’ll have the opportunity to sign up for art adventures camp, cartoon camp, fantasy art camp, fashion camp, printmaking magic camp, and super sculpture camp! Registration now open!

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Kennedy Heights Arts Center Summer Camps

Ages: 5-13 
Dates: June 3rd-August 9th
Time: 9:00am-3:00pm; Mon-Fri
Location: 6546 Montgomery Rd. Cincinnati, Oh 45213
Description: Unleash your creativity and imagination this summer at Kennedy Heights Arts Center! They offer a variety of one-week camps for youth ages 5-13 exploring visual arts, music, creative writing, acting, animation, and design. Registration opens March 1st!

**Limited spots remaining**

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Queen City Clay Summer Camps

Ages: 6-18
Dates: May 28th-August 9th
Time: 8:30am-5:30pm (Full Day) 8:30am-12:30pm (AM Camps) 1:30-5:30pm (PM Camps); Mon-Fri
Location: 2760 Highland Ave. Norwood, Oh 45212
Description: Pottery Wheel classes will be offered all summer as well as an exciting line-up of themed art classes. Selections include Beginning or Advanced Drawing, Creature Camp, Art Explorers, and much more. Registration now open! 

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The Art Spark: A Creative Classroom Summer Camps

Ages: 3-12
Dates: June 3rd-August 16th
Time: 9:00am-4:00pm (Full Day) 9:00am-12:00pm (AM Camps) 1:00pm-4:00pm (PM Camps); Mon-Fri
Location: 9430 Main St. Cincinnati, Oh 45242
Description: Morning camps will be centered around building an immersive environment complete with large scale structures that will be created using teamwork!  Morning campers will not be taking these large-scale projects home but will have smaller individual projects that will be take home.  Afternoon camps will focus more on individual projects and displaying them in a gallery setting instead of an immersive environment. In both morning and afternoon camp, campers will work together to brainstorm ideas and ignite imagination centered around an idea.  Sparklers will work with a variety of art materials that may include paint, clay, markers, watercolors, crayons, beads, jewels, plaster, pipe cleaners, fabric, watercolors, paper mache and so much more! Registration now open!

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DANCE AND MUSIC CAMPS

Cincinnati Ballet Kids Dance Camp

Ages: 4-8
Dates: June 3rd-7th, June 10th-14th, July 29th-August 2nd (One Week)
Time: 9:00am-12:00pm; Mon-Fri 
Location: 1801 Gilbert Ave. Cincinnati, Oh 45202
Description: Kids Dance Camp is Cincinnati Ballet’s signature summer dance experience for students ages 4 – 8. Through the integration of dance, visual art, choreography and music, young dancers embark on a multi-sensory tour of a story-based theme while delving into their own creativity. Introduction to ballet and creative movement allows students to build movement vocabulary, coordination, and strength while working toward a culminating performance for parents and loved ones. Daily crafts take students beyond the studio to create costume pieces, dance props, and other accessories that inspire artistic expression and imagination. Registration opens soon! 

**Limited spots remaining**

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College-Conservatory of Music Summer Programs

Ages: 3-18
Dates: June 3rd-July 26th 
Time: Varies by Camp; Mon-Fri
Location: 2600 Clifton Ave. Cincinnati, Oh 45221
Description: CCM offers high caliber opportunities to students from across the country and around the world to youth, teens and adults during the summer months. From week-long day camps to multi-week residencies and even elective classes, our summer programs offer students of all ages the opportunity to work with our world-class faculty, along with renowned guest artists, all at the state-of-the-art CCM Village. Registration now open!

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Mutual Dance Theatre Summer Camps

Ages: 3-10
Dates: June 24th-August 2nd
Time: 9:00am-6:00pm (Full Day) Mon-Fri; 9:00am-12:00pm (Half Day) Mon-Thurs 
Location: 8222 Monon Ave. Cincinnati, Oh 45216
Description: Choose from full-day camp (5-10 years old) or half day for the younger set (3-6 years old). Camp that teaches children to move creatively, cooperatively, and confidently! Children will learn dance, make props and “scenery” to accompany their dances, and prepare for a Friday afternoon performance for parents! Registration now open! 

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School of Rock Summer Camps

Ages: 7-18
Dates: June 3rd-August 9th
Time: 10:00am-3:00pm; Mon-Fri
Location: Various Sites
Description: School of Rock, where students learn to rock their worlds. School of Rock isn’t just about creating killer musicians with a lasting love for all things rock. Camps help advance musical skills, build confidence, create great friendships–and are just a blast! Registration now open! 

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DAY CAMPS

Camp at the J (Mayerson JCC)

Ages: 5-16 
Dates: June 10th-August 9th 
Time: 9:30am-3:30pm; Mon-Fri  
Location: 8485 Ridge Rd. Cincinnati, Oh 45236 
Description: At Camp at the J, kids can experience the best of summer. From swimming and archery, to arts & crafts, camp values and color wars, and much more, kids will create memories and form friendships to last a lifetime. Give your child a summer to remember at Camp at the J! Registration now open!

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Cincinnati Recreation Commission’s Camp CRC

Ages: 6-12 (5 year olds who have completed full-day kindergarten)
Dates: June 3rd-August 9th (Full Summer)
Time: 7:00am-6:00pm; Mon-Fri
Location: Various Sites
Description: This year’s 10-week Summer Day Camp Program will be offered at 19 recreation centers! Camp activities will include STEM projects, arts and crafts, outdoor play, sports, open swim time, and much more! A CRC center membership is required for all camp participants. Registration now open!

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Kids First Sports Center Camp-A-Palooza

Ages: 5-12
Dates: May 28th-August 16th
Time: 7:00am-6:00pm; Mon-Fri
Location: 7900 East Kemper Rd. Cincinnati, Oh 45249
Description: CAMP-A-PALOOZA is Greater Cincinnati’s most talked about summer camp experience! Why? Four words: Kids First Sports Center. . .108,000 square feet of kids sports heaven! Imagine a summer camp taking place in the country’s largest children’s activity center with exceptional instruction in the most popular children’s recreational pursuits. Registration now open! 

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MPower Youth Sports Summer Camps

Ages: 5-12
Dates: May 28th-August 16th
Time: 7:30am-6:00pm; Mon-Fri 
Location: 4010 East Galbraith Rd. Cincinnati, Oh 45236; 2904 US-2 Mainville, Oh 45039
Description: Join MPower Youth Sports for a fun, safe, and exciting summer camp that kids will love!  Activities include martial arts, dance classes, indoor games, a ninja course, outdoor sports, field trips, arts and crafts, and much more.  Registration now open!

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YMCA of Greater Cincinnati Summer Day Camps

Ages: 5-12 (Must Have Completed Kindergarten)
Dates: May 28th – August 9th
Time: 7:00am-6:00pm; Mon-Fri
Location: Various Sites 
Description: Campers are able to explore creativity, teamwork and leadership in a wide range of physically active programs that influence lifelong healthy living. Camper build an interest in community with experiences in local and global cultures, where campers gain an appreciation for others different from themselves. Registration opens March 1st!

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OUTDOOR CAMPS

Cincinnati Parks’ Explore Nature! Summer Camps

Ages: 3.5-15
Dates: June 10th-August 2nd 
Time: 9:30am-3:00pm; Mon-Fri
Location: Various Sites (Parks) 
Description: Cincinnati Parks’ Explore Nature! section offers one week award-winning summer camps at various locations for ages 3 1/2 – 15 years old. Their team strives to serve all people of all backgrounds with the goal to instill and foster a sense of wonder in the world around us. Camps include daily hikes, games, live animal encounters, experiments and make & take projects to keep campers active all day.  Registration opens February 24th!

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Cincinnati Zoo Summer Camps

Ages: 4-14 
Dates: May 27th-August 16th 
Time: 8:00am-5:30pm (Full Day) 9:30am-12:00pm (AM Camps) 1:00pm-3:30pm (PM Camps); Mon-Fri
Location: 3400 Vine St. Cincinnati, Oh 45220
Description: Explore the Zoo, experience nature, and discover the excitement and wonder of animals! Hikes in the Zoo, visits from animal ambassadors, crafts, train rides, and so much more make Summer Camp a jam-packed week to remember! Every camper receives a Summer Camp t-shirt. Registration opens February 11th!

**Limited spots remaining**

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Great Parks of Hamilton County Summer Camps

Ages: 3-18
Dates: May 28th-August 2nd (Varies By Camp)
Time: Varies By Camp (Between 7:30-4:00); Mon-Fri
Location: Various Hamilton County Parks 
Description: Great Parks Day Camps will get your children outside and active throughout the summer. With a focus on specific age groups, day camps are designed to keep kids moving, learning about nature and wildlife, and most importantly, having fun! Choose from: Farm Camps, Adventure Camps, Fishing Camps, Horse Camps, or Nature Camps. Registration now open! 

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Playful Wanderings Summer Camps

Ages: 4-14
Dates: June 3rd-August 14th 
Time: 9:00am-2:00pm; Mon-Fri
Location: 931 O’Bannonville Rd. Loveland, Oh 45140
Description: Do you want your kids to get outside, explore nature, and have fun? Playful Wanderings may have the camp for you! Their classes are small (limited to 10 per week). Kids enjoy hiking, exploring, and playing on grass trails, in the woods, and in the creek. Registration now open!

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SPORTS CAMPS

Christy Pfeffenberger Volleyball Camps

Ages: 6-18
Dates: July 9th-25th
Time: Varies 
Location: Cintas Center 1624 Musketeer Dr. Cincinnati, Oh 45207
Description: This camp is for youth players who are just beginning or have been around the game for a few years. It will focus on all aspects of the game with a higher level of teaching. There will be an emphasis on fundamentals in a fun and safe environment. The skill instruction will focus on serving, passing, setting, and attacking. Registration open soon!

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Cincinnati Reds Baseball & Softball Camps

Ages: 6-14
Dates: May 27th-August 2nd 
Time: 9:00am-3:00pm; Mon-Fri
Location: Various Sites
Description: Reds Camp is about providing a blueprint for aspiring ballplayers to find the joy and success that our great game can give. It’s also about writing a chapter in the memory book of every “Future Reds” player who puts on that new uniform on Monday morning. Kids will come to camp that have never played ball before and kids will come to camp that may someday play at Great American Ball Park. Camps are a mix of one part competition, two parts fun, one part friend building and five parts instruction. A camp concoction that is magical with positive reinforcement and encouragement. Registration now open!

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FC Cincinnati Soccer Day and Elite Camps

Ages: 6-14
Dates: June 3rd-August 9th 
Time: 9:00am-3:00pm (Full Day) 9:00am-12:00pm (Half Day) 5:30pm-8:30pm (Elite Camps); Mon-Fri
Location: Various Sites 
Description: FC Cincinnati Youth Soccer Camps and Programs are led by former FC Cincinnati players and our youth soccer staff. We provide an in-depth focus on teaching the fundamentals of soccer through a combination of fun activities, healthy competition, and engaged coaching. Registration now open!

**Limited spots remaining**

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Gym Skills Summer Camps

Ages: 5-12
Dates: June 3rd-August 9th 
Time: 8:00am-5:00pm (Full Day) 9:00am-12:00pm (Half Day); Mon-Fri 
Location: 5639 Creek Rd. Cincinnati, Oh 45242
Description: No experience needed to have fun and learn something new! Kids will be doing a lot of gymnastics! Learning new skills, refining techniques, and improving old skills. There will be games, obstacle courses, crafts, activities, open gym time, and more!  Registration now open!

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Laffalot Summer Camps

Ages: 6-12
Dates: June 3rd-August 17th
Time: 9:00am-2:00pm; Mon-Fri
Location: Various Sites 
Description: Laffalot Summer Camp offers kids 6-12 years old a week of fun-filled activities that will leave them smiling, exhausted and ecstatic.  Led by well-trained counselors, your child will spend the day playing high-energy sports and games that help them develop teamwork, build whole body coordination, improve interpersonal skills, learn sportsmanship, and enjoy friendly competition. Helping kids have fun for over 25 years, Laffalot offers 50 different camps serving over 1,500 campers each year in locations stretching from Northern Kentucky north through Greater Cincinnati all the way to Toledo, Ohio. Registration now open!

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Ronnie Grandison Basketball Academy Summer Camps and Clinics

Ages: 5-14
Dates: June 4th-August 8th
Time: Varies; Mon-Thurs 
Location: 7950 E. Kemper Rd. Cincinnati, Oh 45249
Description: RGB offers a variety of different camps and clinics to help athletes reach the next level of the game! No matter what age or experience level a child may be, there is a program that is designed for them! Registration now open!

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USA Ninja Challenge Summer Camps

Ages: 4-13
Dates: June 3rd-August 2nd
Time: 9:00am-12:00pm; Mon-Fri
Location: 4727 Red Bank Rd. Cincinnati, Oh 45227  
Description: USA Ninja Challenge offers exciting summer day camp experiences for Cincinnati, Ohio! The camp program focuses on building confidence through fun and fitness. Kids will have the chance to test their limits in a safe environment, navigating obstacles with children their own age. Ninja summer camps are the best way to provide a fun week of specific skills training, ninja games, and ninja course creation that will keep kids engaged day after day! Registration now open!

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STEM CAMPS

Cincinnati Museum Center Summer Camps

Ages: 5-10
Dates: May 28th-August 9th 
Time: 9:00am-4:00pm; Mon-Fri
Location: 1301 Western Ave. Cincinnati, Oh 45203
Description: Explore science, technology, history and the arts through creative activities and games at Cincinnati Museum Center’s fun and educational Museum Camps. Whether there’s a day or a week off from school, there’s a camp for that. Registration opens February 15th!

**Limited spots remaining**

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Classroom Antics Summer Tech Camps

Ages: 6-14
Dates: June 10th-August 2nd 
Time: 9:00am-12:00pm (AM Camps) 1:00pm-4:00pm (PM Camps); Mon-Fri
Location: Various Sites 
Description: Offering multiple weeks of exciting STEM-focused summer camps throughout the Cincinnati area for kids and teens ages 6-14! Registration now open!

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Code Ninjas Summer Camps

Ages: 5-14
Dates: June 3rd-August 9th  
Time: 8:30am-12:00pm (AM Camps) 1:00pm-4:30pm (PM Camps); Mon-Fri
Location: 6507 Harrison Ave. Cincinnati, Oh 45247
Description: At Code Ninjas Cincinnati, kids learn to code while building their own video games. They gain problem solving, critical thinking, and STEM skills in a fun, safe, and inspiring environment. Registration now open! 

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Drake Planetarium Summer Camps

Ages: 5-14
Dates: June 10th-July 26th 
Time: 9:00am-4:00pm (Full Day) 9:00am-12:00pm (AM Camps) 1:00pm-4:00pm (PM Camps); Mon-Fri
Location: 2020 Sherman Ave. Cincinnati, Oh 45212
Description: Programs combine science, technology, engineering, and math in ways that encourage kids to actively discover and examine concepts for themselves. Drake Planetarium inspires a lifelong passion for learning and teach kids creative problem-solving skills, teamwork, persistence, and follow-through in a fun learning environment. Registration now open!

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THEATRE CAMPS

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park Summer Theatre Camp and Performance Academy

Ages: 6-18
Dates: June 3rd-August 2nd (One or Two Weeks)
Time: 8:00am-5:30pm; Mon-Fri 
Location: Various Sites
Description: Join us for a summer of adventure! Young people ages 6 to 17 will have fun and learn theatre skills by taking their imaginations to great heights, creating fantastical characters and so much more. Due to construction of our new mainstage theatre complex, all our Summer Camp programs will be held out in the community this year. Camps will be held at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Mason Community Center, and near Erlanger, KY. Registration now open!

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Cincinnati Shakespeare Company Summer Camps

Ages: 6-18
Dates: June 3rd-July 26th (One Week)
Time: 9:00am-5:00pm; Mon-Fri 
Location: 1195 Elm St. Cincinnati, Oh 45202
Description: Campers work with members of Cincinnati Shakespeare’s professional resident ensemble, staging scenes, learning the tricks of the trade, gaining confidence, and often finding an inclusive community of friends that lasts well beyond the summer. Whether you’ve never stepped on a stage before, or have already been bitten by the acting bug and are looking for a challenge, they say their camps are the perfect place to learn and improve new skills, make new friends, and have a whole lot of fun! Registration now open!

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Clifton Performance Theatre Summer Camps

Ages: 5-17
Dates: June 3rd-August 10th 
Time: 9:00am-3:00pm; Mon-Sat 
Location: 3938 Spring Grove Ave. Cincinnati, Oh 45223
Description: Immerse your child in Cincinnati’s highly-acclaimed theater classes and camp program! These week long summer camp offerings are designed for children ages 5–15, with an advanced offering at the end of the summer for more experienced campers ages 12–17. Each camp week concludes with weekend performances for friends and family. Registration now open!

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Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati Summer Camps

Ages: 8-19
Dates: July 15th-August 2nd 
Time: 9:30am-4:30pm; Mon-Fri 
Location: 1127 Vine St. Cincinnati, Oh 45202
Description: Ignite your child’s imagination with a theatre camp from Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati. In addition to performance-focused camps and classes, their popular, one-of-a-kind technical theatre intensive is a unique chance for aspiring artists who are eager to participate in theatre but who may prefer working behind the scenes. Registration now open!

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MISCELLANEOUS CAMPS

Camp Give

Ages: 10-15
Dates: June 10th-14th, 24th-28th, July 15th-19th (One Week)
Time: 9:00am-3:30pm; Mon-Fri
Location: 3270 Glendale Milford Rd. Cincinnati, Oh 45241
Description: Camp Give is a “kindness camp for our youngest philanthropists” and includes hands-on service activities to spark a passion for giving. Registration now open! 

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Stepping Stones Summer Camps

Ages: 5-18
Dates: June 3rd-August 2nd
Time: 9:00am-3:15pm; Mon-Fri
Location: 5650 Given Rd. Cincinnati, Oh 45243
Description: Since 1963, Stepping Stones’ Summer Day Camp has supported children and teens with disabilities in creating a memorable summer experience that builds independence! The 2024 Summer Day Camp season kicks off on June 3 and runs through August 2 at our scenic Giving Campus in Indian Hill. With over 23 acres, abundant wildlife, hiking trails, an outdoor swimming pool and lake for fishing and boating activities — the wooded property makes for the perfect oasis where campers connect with their peers over summer adventures. Grouped by age, campers bond over art, nature and sensory activities as well as daily time at the pool! All program staff are highly trained and activities are adaptable to suit each individual’s personal talents. Registration now open! 

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Learn More

If you have any questions, or are interested in learning more, reach out to Kaitlin Schiltz, the Enrichment Coordinator at ABC. 

Email: kschiltz@abccincy.org
Phone: 513.281.9870 (ext. 110)