Patch Picks: Summer Camps
Patch rounded up five great summer camps in and nearby Cleveland Heights
Looking for a great camp for your kids this summer? Here are five excellent choices being offered in and nearby Cleveland Heights.
1. Pavilion Fun Day Camp
Location: Cleveland Heights Community Center
Time: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Session 1: June 13 to July 1
Session 2: July 5 to July 22
Limits: 100 campers per session
This camp is designed for kids from kindergarten through fifth grade. Camp activities include swimming, arts and crafts, special events and more.
Fees: For three-week sessions (for first child in family, discounts available for multiple children per family), Rec ID holders $356, others $444. Six-week session, Rec ID holders $680, all others $854. Register through the Cleveland Heights Community Center. Before and after camp daycare available as well.
2. Summer Ruffing It
Location: Ruffing Montessori School
Time: June 20 to July 29. Open to all.
Summer Ruffing It (SRI) offers programs for children ages 3-14. Children participate in various activities depending on age and grade. Summer to Grow On (ages 3-6) offers indoor games, cooking, art and storytelling. Creative Arts and Sciences (grades 1-5) offer choices in art, athletics, drama, media, movement, music and science/technology. Extreme! SRI! For grades 6-8 offers Friday field trips, music, arts, lab, science, cooking and outdoor skills classes.
Fees: To learn more about fees and register, call the camp office at 216-932-7866.
3. University School 2011 Summer Camps
Location: Shaker Heights Campus, 20701 Brantley Road
University School offers K-12 coed and all-boys summer day camps, sports camps and academic enrichment classes. Camps range from baseball and soccer to Rock & Pop Songwriting.
Fees: To learn more about fees and register, either visit online (link above) or call Debbie Linich at 216-831-2200 (ex 7366) or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
4. Sports Camps
Location: John Carroll University, 20700 N. Park Blvd., University Heights
John Carroll offers a variety of sports camps for all ages ranging from baseball, basketball, cross country and football.
Fees: To learn more about fees and dates various camps are offered, call 216-397-4416
5. School Of Rock Cleveland’s Summer Camp
Location: Rocky River (20148 Detroit Road) or Highland Heights (299 Alpha Park)
Session 1: June 13-17 (Highland)
Session 2: July 11-15 (Rocky River)
Session 3: July 18-22 (Highland)
Session 4: July 25-29 (Rocky River)
Session 5: August 1-5 (Highland)
Limits: 20 musicians per session.
This camp offers classes from professional musicians specializing in guitar, bass, vocals, keyboards and drums. Each session lasts a week and culminates in a live performance.
Fees: Early Bird (before 4/2/11), $361.25. Regular (after 4/2/11), $425.