Gifted Coordinator
          Michele Wargo
         (440) 279-1709


John Hopkins University CTY

Northwestern University’s Center for Talent
Development: and

OAGC Summer Listings:

Summer Discovery: Pre-College Enrichment for High
School Students:

Summer Institute for the Gifted (SIG):

Teen Ink Summer Programs
Baldwin-Wallace (Music Camps):

Baldwin-Wallace (Problem-Solving Summer Institute)
See Dr. Edwin Meyer’s Website for updates:

Case Western Reserve University’s Pre-College

Cleveland Clinic Internships:

Cleveland Institute of Art:

Cleveland Institute of Music:

Cleveland Metroparks Summer Nature Camps:

Cleveland Metroparks Golf Camps:

Cleveland Museum of Art
Cleveland Museum of Natural History:

Cleveland State University: Pre-College Program

Cleveland State University:

Cuyahoga Community College:

Cuyahoga Valley National Park:

Great Lakes Science Center:

Great Lakes Summer Theater Camps:

John Carroll’s Young Writers Workshop:

Kent State University Piano Institute and Art Enrichment:

Playhouse Square Broadway Summer Camp:

Young Audiences Internships:


Camp Invention:

Hidden Hollow Camp:

Miami University Summer Scholars:

OARDC Research Internship Program (OSU):

Ohio Business Week:

Ohio Northern University:
Ohio State opportunities:

Stone Lab:

University of Dayton (Women in Engineering):

Wright State University
Office of Pre-College Programs

Summer learning opportunities in a variety of academic
enrichment camps. Subjects include: science, engineering,
technology, math, archaeology, anatomy, creative writing,
theatre arts, performance theatre, law, forensic science,
photography, leadership, communications, physiology and
Residential Camps & Institutes
Live on Campus Grades 6-12
Discovery/Odyssey Day Camps Grades K-9
7:30-5:30 daily Extended Care is available
(937) 775-5522

Young Women’s Summer Institute (at Ohio State’s
Supercomputer Center):

Brown University:

Carnegie Mellon University:

Cornell University Summer College:

Clemson University:

Columbia University Summer Program for High School

Duke University:

Georgetown University:

Harvard Summer School:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Residential Summer

Penn State University Middle School Programs:

Princeton University:

Purdue University:

Stanford University EPGY Summer Institutes:
Middle School Program

University of Chicago:

University of Pennsylvania:

Western Kentucky (VAMPY – Summer Program for
Verbally and Mathematically Precocious Youth):

Yale Summer Session:

Bard Institute for Writing & Thinking:

Interlochen’s Summer Arts Camp:

IdyllwildARTS (California):

Oberlin Conservatory of Music Summer Programs:

Savannah College of Art and Design:

School of Cinema & Performing Arts:

Math Opportunities:

Canada/USA Math Camp:


Ross Program:


ASM Materials Lab (FREE):

Alaska Summer Research Academy:

Crow Canyon Archeology Center:
Environmental Studies Summer Youth Institute:

National Institute of Health:

Nature Camp (Virginia):

Office of Naval Research (Science & Engineering
Apprentice Program):

Operation Catapult (Rose-Hulman):

Research Science Institute (MIT):

Space Camp:

Summer Science Program (New Mexico/California):

Young Engineering and Science Scholars (YESS)

ID Tech Camps:

Giant Campus/Cybercamps:

National Computer Camp:

SPIRIT Summer Camp:


Junior Statesmen Summer Programs:

Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership
(Univ. of VA):

U.S. Department of State Student Programs:

US Coast Guard AIM Program:
US Military Academy Summer Leaders Seminar:

US Naval Academy-Summer Seminar:

Visions Service Adventures:

Sherrod Brown Student Internships:

Dennis Kucinich Student Internship:


Concordia Language Villages:

Davidson Institute’s THINK Summer Institute
(see eligibility requirements):

Green River Preserve (North Carolina):

Rock Climbing Camp (Acadia National Park):
Spoleto Study Abroad:

Teen Bike Trips: OR
Teen Vogue Internship:

The Road Less Traveled:


Centerville Mills CYO Camp
8558 Crackle Road Bainbridge Township OH 44023

Circle Sampler Camp
For full details, please contact the Education Office at (216)
231-4600, ext. 3214. Scholarships are available for qualified
Theme for 2012: Dig In! This camp promises an
exciting week exploring the scientific, artistic,
musical, theatrical and cultural institutions
around University Circle. Children entering
grades 1-3: Session1: June 11-15; Session 2:
June 18-22; Session 3: June 25-29. Children
entering grades 4-6: Session IV: July 9-13;
Session V: July 16-20.

Cleveland Botanical Garden-Arts In the Garden

Cleveland Botanical Garden

Cleveland Metro Parks Zoo

Cleveland Metro Parks Zoo 3900 Wild Life Way Cleveland,
OH Phone (216) 635-3391 or email

Three different camp programs will be offered on alternating
weeks throughout the summer for campers 5-12. Visit their

All three camps will explore the entire Zoo, but each week
will focus on a different theme. Each week will provide a
unique experience for your camper! All session include
tours of Zoo exhibits, Get-Close encounters with small
animals, arts and crafts, and conservation-themed games, but
these activities will change each week with each new camp
theme. Visit their website:

Registration for zoo members starts March 1, 2012 and
March 15 for non-members. First week of camp is June 18.
Runs throughout the summer with last camp week beginning
August 13.
Campers must be 5 by June 18, 2012. Ages 5-12 Back this
year “Counselor-In-Training" — a leadership camp for ages
13-14. They will work with day camp staff and the “Zoo
Camp Fee for all day camp is $165 for zoo members and
$190 for non-members. Half-day camp is $115 for zoo
members and $135 for non-members.

Cleveland Summer Chess Camp USA Chess

Sponsored by USA Chess. Held at Lake Ridge Academy
37501 Center Ridge Road North Ridgeville, OH 44039

Phone: 1(888) 65 CHESS
This one-week camp offers students of various ages and
abilities (Beginner-Advanced) instruction in Chess. Sessions
are offered June 18-22, 2012
Registration available on-line at:
Students ages 5-15/ Beginners to Advanced
Morning session 9 a.m.-12:00 noon $255 by 5/4/12 $280 after
Afternoon session-1-4 p.m. $255 by 5/4/12 $280 after
All-Day Session 9 a.m.-4 p.m.-$405 by 5/4/12-$430 after
Fairmount Performing Arts Camp
Hathaway Brown School 19600 North Park Blvd. Shaker
Heights, OH 44122 Phone 440- 338-3171

FPAV is an advanced program for young people with
professional aspirations. It includes training in Musical
Theatre. Contemporary Theatre and Shakespeare. Call or
email for details for 2012.
Call or email to set up audition or to register. Visit website for
additional information.
Students who will be in grades 1-12 for the 2012-2013 school

Hawken Summer Sports Camp
For more information, call 440-423-2940 or website: http:// or email
Sports Camps are scheduled from June 14 thru July 23.
Campers are enrolled in two, four and six week’s camps.
Boy Sports Camp is divided into two-week sessions with
major emphasis on one sport (baseball, basketball, touch
football, soccer, tennis and lacrosse). Girls Lifetime
Adventure Camp is diversified with a combination of
(leadership, lifetime fitness, visual & performing arts,
service projects, and green living.
2012 Boys/Girls Sports Camp registration forms are on their
Students who completed grades 4, 5, 6, 7, or 8 in the
2011/2012 school year.
Six Week Session $1,650 Four Week Session $1,350 Two
Week Session $750 Transportation (to and from camp) is
available for an additional fee.

Hawken Summer Studies Program
For more information, call 440-423-2940 or website: or email
Six-week program of classes. Classes for 2012 include:
Individual Mathematics, Algebra I, and Geometry.
Open to students from both public and independent schools.
Pre-registration recommended.
Students who will be in grades 6-12 for the 2012-2013
school year.
Fees vary by class. Please visit their website:

Hawken Summer Passport Camps
For more information, call 440-423-2940 or Website: or email summer
These camps are specifically designed to foster imagination
and curiosity while developing new skills. Courses for 2012
include: Chess Camp, Chinese Culture Through Art,
Culinary, Music Theatre Camp, Lego WeDo, Lego Creations
& Inventors, Lego Movie Theme Week, Lego League,
Pottery & Glass Mosaics: Creating Beautiful Works of Art,
Science & History, and Visual & Performing Arts.
Pre-registration recommended.
Different levels of classes are available for students in grades
Lego and science camps are $350

Hawken Summer Day Camp
For more information, call 440-423-2940 or Website:
misc_79723.pdf or email
This 6 week camp offers a variety of activities (swimming,
arts and crafts, sports, field trips and special events.
Summer Day Camp for boys and girls ages pre-K through 5
6 weeks $1650.

Hiram House Camp
33775 Hiram Trail Chagrin Falls, OH 44022 Telephone :
(216) 831-5045 email
Archery Program, Arts and Crafts, Canoeing, Climbing Wall
Adventures, Fishing, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Nature
For more detailed information visit their website:
For Registration Material, Contact Hiram House at (216) 831
-5045. Also available at their website.
Summer Day Camp for boys and girls ages 6* through 11;
Summer Junior Day Camp for boys and girls ages 5* and 6*
(must be entering Kindergarten in Fall); Summer Overnight
Camp program for boys and girls ages 6-14. Riding and
Adventure Camp for boys and girls 7-14.
A $75 deposit per session is required with Day and Junior
Day Camp. $50 deposit per camper is required with each
Overnight Camp application.
Laurel School Summer Camps
Lyman Campus One Lyman Circle Shaker Hts., OH 44122
Melissa Curtis-(216) 464-8996 or Website:
Weekly sessions-Monday-Friday; June 4 thru August 10,
9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Magic Tree House Camp (Grades 1-2
grouped by grade level); The Daring Camp for Girls and
Boys (Grades 3-4); Summer Languages Institute (Grades 3-
5); Shakespeare Rocks! (Grades 5-9); GLEE Camp (Girls
only Grade 4 or 6). Many other choices Visit website for
complete descriptions of individual camps.
Register on-line:
Individual camps are grade level base. Classes for Pre K-12.
View website for additional information. Some classes
offered at the Laurel Campus, 7420 Fairmount Road in
Russell Township
Prices vary by camp. View website for additional

Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center
Cuyahoga Valley National Park Cuyahoga Valley
Environmental Education Center 3675 Oakhill Rd.
Peninsula, OH 44264 Call 330-657-2796
2012 Summer Camps
Residential Camps
Theater Camp: June 10-15 gr. (4-10) overnight and day
option. Survivor Camp: July 15-20 (5-10) Chef Camp: July
22-27 (7-11)
Farm Camp: July 8-13 (4-8)
Junior Ranger Day Camp: July 16-20
Junior Ranger Day Camp: July 23-27
Before Care: July-23-27 (7:30 a.m.-9:00 a.m. After Care:
July 23-27 (3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.) (No after-care available on
Friday, July 27)
Downloadable application available:
Overnight camps Entering grades 4-11 in Fall of 2012.
Day camps ages 6-11.
Overnight camps $425
Theatre Day Camp $325
Junior Ranger Day Camp $200
Before and after care is available $25/week
For information call 330-657-2796 ext/ 100 or 330-657-2796

National Youth Sports Program
Dennis Harris Physical Education and Athletics, Case
Western Reserve University 216-368-4843
Five–week summer sports and enrichment program June 14-
16, 2010. In the past, the program included basketball,
swimming, and other athletic activities, with presentations on
health and physical fitness and discussion of opportunities in
higher education.
Call Dennis Harris to register.
Ages 10-16, demonstrated financial need.
Cost: Free

Ohio Business Week
Ohio Business Week Foundation 1572 West First Avenue
Columbus, OH 43212 Phone:(614) 488-6327 or (888) 377-
7414 (toll free) Fax: (614) 488-6873 E-mail: Website:http://
Ohio Dominion University –July 8-14/Youngstown State
University-June 24-30. A week-long learning experience
designed to bring together young people and business
professionals from across the state to learn about business
practices and strategies.
Submit application online.
Current high school freshman, sophomores, juniors, and
$350-includes room and board
Financial aid is available for those students who qualify by
emailing or calling 888-377-7414

Ohio Leadership Institute-OhioLTC Elementary Camp
Ohio Leadership Institute Call
1-800-878-LEAD or visit
Residential camp held at Greenwood Lake Camp in
Deleware, OH June 27-30, 2012. Campers are introduced to
leadership building skills in a action oriented camp.
Information available on website. Registration deadline is
June 1, 2012.
Students who will be in grade 4-5 in the fall of 2012
Registration deadline is June 1, 2012.
Cost: $225
$25 Achievement Scholarships available for having a “B”
average in school call for details

Ohio Leadership Institute-OhioLTC Middle Camp
Ohio Leadership Institute Call
1-800-878-LEAD for visit
Residential camp held at Greenwood Lake Camp in
Deleware, OH June 27-30, 2012. Campers are introduced to
leadership building skills in a action oriented camp
Information available on website. Registration deadline is
June 1, 2012. Please visit their website:
Students who will be in grades 6-8 in the fall 2012. Please
visit their website.
Cost: $225. Please visit their website:
$25 Achievement Scholarships available for having a “B”
average in school. Call for details.

Ohio Leadership Institute-Ohio LTC High School Camp
Ohio Leadership Institute Call
1-800-878-LEAD for visit
Residential camp held at Ohio Dominican University,
Columbus, OH June 15-17, 2012. Campers hear
motivational speakers, attend sessions of their choice and
participate in leadership building activities. Please visit their
Information available on website. Registration deadline is
June 1, 2012. Register early-Camp space is limited. Please
visit their website:
Students who will be in grades 9-12 in the fall 2012. Please
visit their website.
Cost: $225. Please visit their website:
$25 Achievement Scholarships available for having a “B”
average in school. Call for details.
Settlement Jazz Camp, Brass & Wind Camp &
Chamber Music Camp
Director (216) 421-5806 Cleveland Music School
Settlement 11125 Magnolia Drive Cleveland, OH
High quality summer music camps for kids throughout
Northeast Ohio.
Call Registrar (216) 421-5806 ext.100. Deadline for
Registration is 5/1/12.
Age 5-19 . Call for eligibility requirements or check
Cost: Starting at $35 up to $665.

Summer Science Day Camps
The Great Lakes Science Center- Call (216) 621-2400 to
register. Website
Hands-on science camps let kids build and program LEGO
robots, explore night skies, create icky and sticky
concoctions, design spy gadgets and more. Half day and full
day programs are available. Programs run for one week.
Apply on line at by phone: 216-621-2400.
See flyer online that shows the variety of camps and the
dates for each
Camps are available for K-8. There are also High School
Summer Science Institutes.
Cost varies per camp. Please check website for full list of
camps and costs.
University School Summer Camps-Enrichment Camps
University School 2785 SOM Center Road, Hunting Valley,
OH 44022 Contact is: Debbie Linich (216) 831-2200 ext.
Special Interest Camps for 2012 Space Camp; Leadership
Academy; Biz Wiz; Young Entrepreneur Camp and more.
Call Debbie Linich at (216) 831-2200 ext. 7366 or obtain
application from their website:
Boys and girls from grades K-12. See grades for each camp.
Prices vary according to camp chosen but average about

University School Summer Sports Camps
University School 2785 SOM Center Road, Hunting Valley,
OH 44022 Contact is: Debbie Linich (216) 831-2200 ext.
Week long (or longer) sports camps for baseball, basketball,
football, golf, lacrosse, soccer, speed, swimming, and tennis.
Applications are on line at
Sports camps are for boys in grades K and up (depending on
the sport). Check for detailed information on their website
Depends on camp. Ranges from $100-$250.

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