Get the kids outside this summer with Columbus Metro Parks. They are offering a variety of summer camps and various metro parks. Registration fills up fast, so sign up as soon as they open on February 19, 2020 at 8 am!
There are 8 weeks of Traditional Day Camps with different themes at Highbanks, Homestead and Scioto Grove Metro Parks for the entire summer, with select weeks at Blendon Woods Metro Park for K though grade 6. Outdoor camps are less structured with some free time for outdoor fun. You may register for multiple weeks. Before and after care may be available during sessions to accommodate working parents. These camps run from June 5–Aug 4.
There are lots of week-long age-specific Nature Adventure Camps with Columbus Metro Parks for kids of all ages from 3-15. These camps offer an agenda and lots of structured age-specific activities. There’s even a camp for children ages 6-12 to enjoy with a grandparent called GRANDcamp. You may register for multiple weeks. Standard camp hours are 8:30a‐4p. Preschool and Kindergarten are half‐day camps with both morning and afternoon options. Before and After Care is not offered in these camps.
Columbus and Franklin County Metro Parks is committed to providing our services to all people within our community, regardless of their current financial status. They have the ability to provide camp scholarships to eligible individuals. To apply for a Camp Scholarship please email firstname.lastname@example.org to request an application. In addition to completing and returning the application, you will also need to prove eligibility by providing a copy of one of the following:
*A letter from your school district verifying enrollment in the free or reduced price school program for the current school year
*Your current up-to-date Medicaid Health Card