Recreation Camps

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Columbus Parks & Recreation Camps

Recreation Day Camps
Kids, come out & play & join us for another fun filled summer of day camps! Children must be 3 yrs old by May 1, 2017 for the 3 – 4 yr old camps (3 – 4 yr old campers must be toilet trained- No one is allowed to wear diapers to camp). All day camp participants will receive an information letter one week in advance of the camp.

American Girl Doll Fun
Ages 5 – 10
Bring your favorite American Girl Doll to life by reading books, playing games, acting out scenes, making crafts & learning a bit about our dolls. This year we will focus on the 2017 Girl of the Year Gabriela McBride & explore dance and poetry, have your own gymnastics experience with McKenna and get groovy & funky with Julie Albright!

Bike Camp Beginner Course
Ages 5 & Over
Goal: Bike without training wheels!

Bike Camp Intermediate Course
Ages 5 & Over
Become more confident biking & learn basic rules & maintenance! All participants must have a bike and wear a helmet. The camp will be held in the back parking lot at Donner Park. Class size is limited.

Camp Superkids
Ages 8 – 12
Campers will spend their days at Ceraland & participate in a variety of outdoor activities. Miniature golf, swimming, basketball & golf driving range will be included. Campers will also play disc golf & horseshoes. Highlights of the week will be special guests for recycled crafts & make our own comics. We’ll also have a Survivor day!

Cheer Camps
Ages 3 – 12
Cheer for our camps! Participants will learn new skills, chants & motions & basic tumbling. A short performance for all campers will be held on the last day of camp. Camp will be taught by local high school cheerleaders. Camps held at Columbus Gymnastics Center.

Curious Kids
Ages 3 – 7
Each day will bring new adventures & experiences as the curious kids discover the world around them! We’ll explore what’s under the big top with a special circus puppet show by Adzooks Puppets, visit with Dr. Seuss, have lots of surprises on Mystery Day, make something old new again with Trash to Treasure Day & discover new ways to get dirty on It’s a Mess Day!

Disney Days
Ages 3 – 7
Campers will enter the magical world of Disney and a land of adventures! We’ll find Dory & have some under the sea fun, find out who let the dogs out with 101 Dalmatians, hit the beach with Lilo & Stitch, have a Princess & Pirate Party & become chefs with Ratatouille!

Fiber Arts/ Knit Camp For Kids
Ages 8 & Over 
Campers will make a small knit project & needle-felt pom-pom garland and learn to single crochet. We’ll also dye yarn using natural items. Be creative & make new friends! Bring your lunch. Snack provided, all supplies included. Register by July 5.

Gymnastics Camp
Ages 5 – 7
Beginning-advanced skills on bars, beam, vault, floor & tramp will be covered in our gymnastics camp. Beginning-advanced skills on floor & trampoline will be covered in the tumbling camp. A snack will be served at camps.

Tumbling Camp
Ages 5 – 7 & 8 – 15
Beginning-advanced skills on bars, beam, vault, floor & tramp will be covered in our gymnastics camp. Beginning-advanced skills on floor & trampoline will be covered in the tumbling camp. A snack will be served at camps. 

Kids in Motion
Ages 8 – 12
Kids will be in constant motion during this fun filled week. Campers will participate in heart healthy activities such as swimming, bowling, roller skating, batting cages & new games. Healthy snacks will be served. Highlights of the week will be a field trip to the National Institute for Fitness & Sports and an 80’s dance workshop!

Let’s Pretend 
Ages 3 – 4
Puppets to play with! Stories to tell! Songs to sing! All of this & more will be happening as the younger set gets their own drama camp this summer!

Little Laboratory
Ages 3 – 7
The scientists in the Little Laboratory will make glarch, an ocean in a bottle, a Mentos geyser, & oobleckh (what is that?) They will also make pepper run away & make magic milk & take a field trip to kidscommons! We’ll welcome a special visitor with a Super Bubble Fest!

Magic Camp
2nd – 6th Grade
Join award winning magician Travis Easterling & have some amazing fun at summer magic camp! Campers will learn basic magic, how to twist balloons, build magical props, check out some cool puppets & meet Harry the magic bunny!

P*L*A*Y ON!
G
rades K – 2
Finally a chance to perform on the BIG stage. Campers will play theater games, use their imaginations & develop their performance skills. On Friday evening they will perform with the Project: A*C*T production of “101 Dalmatians” Additional camp time will be added on Friday afternoon/ evening for final rehearsal & performance. Camp conducted by North High School Theater & Choral Dept. students & staff. Registration deadline May 1. Please specify shirt size when registering.

Project: A*C*T
G
rades 3 – 6
An intro to theater experience for kids who are looking to perform. Campers will audition on Monday morning and on Friday will perform “101 Dalmatians”. Campers will experience some of the technical aspects of the show and work on improvisation. Camp is run by North High School Theater & Choral Dept. staff & students. Registration deadline May 1. Please specify shirt size when registering.

Project: D*R*A*M*A
G
rades 5-8
An advanced theater experience for those who are serious about performing! Campers will audition on Monday morning & on Friday will perform the show Xanadu. Campers will experience all technical aspects of the show & work on improvisation. Camp is conducted by North High School Theater & Choral Dept. students & staff. Registration deadline May 15. Please specify t-shirt size when registering.

Super Sitters
Ages 11 & Over
We’ll explore the characteristics of a good babysitter & cover topics such as infants, toddlers, basic first aid & what to do in an emergency. Participants will receive a variety of related materials.

Where the Wild Things Are
Ages 10 – 12
Love animals and nature? Join Utopia Wildlife Rehbilitators for a week of learning about Indiana wildlife & fun with biology! Interact with animals through games, music and more!

Winter Wonderland
Ages 3 – 7  
Get ready for some frozen fun! We’ll ice skate, make ice cream, paint with ice, make our own snow, & find out about penguins & the cooler challenge with a special guest from kidscommons! All of this freezing fun in July!

CampDate TimeAge/Grade**LocationFeeRegister
Cheer Camp June 5 - 8 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.6 - 8 yrs Col. Gymnastics Ct.$35Online
Disney Days June 5 - 9 9:00 - 11:30 a.m.3 - 4 yrsDonner Center$56Online
Disney Days June 5 - 91:30 - 4:30 p.m.5 - 7 yrsDonner Center$66Online
Project A*C*T*June 5 - 99:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.3rd - 6thNorth High School$155Online
P*L*A*Y ON!June 5 - 99:30 - 11:30 a.m.K - 2ndNorth High School$60 Online
P*L*A*Y ON!June 5 - 91:00 - 3:00 p.m.K - 2ndNorth High School$60 Online
Camp SuperKids!June 12 - 169:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.8 - 12 yrsCeraland*$86Online
Cheer CampJune 12 - 142:00 - 3:00 p.m.3 - 5 yrsCol. Gymnastics Ct.$20 Online
Let's PretendJune 12 - 15 9:00 - 10:30 a.m.3 - 4 yrsDonner Center$32Online
Cheer CampJune 19 - 222:00 - 3:30 p.m.9 - 12Col. Gymnastics Ct.$35Online
Project D*R*A*M*AJune 19 - 239:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.5th - 8thNorth High School$165Online
Curious Kids June 19 - 239:00 - 11:30 a.m.3 - 4 yrsDonner Center$56Online
Curious Kids June 19 - 231:30 - 4:30 p.m.5 - 7 yrsDonner Center$66Online
Super Sitters June 26 - 272:00 - 4:00 p.m.11 & OverDonner Center$33Online
Tumbling Camp June 26 - 29 2:30 - 4:00 p.m.8 - 15 yrsCol. Gymnastics Ct.$35Online
Magic Camp June 27 - 29 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.2nd - 6thDonner Center $48 Online
Where the Wild Things AreJune 26 - 30 9:00 a.m. - 1:00p.m.10 - 12 yrsUtopia Wildlife Rehab$125Online
Little LaboratoryJune 26 - 30 9:00 - 11:30 a.m.3 - 4 yrsDonner Center $56Online
Little LaboratoryJune 26 - 30 1:30 - 4:30 p.m.5 - 7 yrsDonner Center $66Online
Special Needs Cheer Camp July 5 - 72:00 - 3:00 p.m.4 - 15 yrsCol. Gymnastics Ct.$20Online
Winter WonderlandJuly 5 - 79:00 - 11:30 a.m.3 - 4 yrsDonner Center$34Online
Winter WonderlandJuly 5 - 71:30 - 4:30 p.m.5 - 7 yrsDonner Center$40Online
Fiber Arts/ Knit CampJuly 10 - 14 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.8 & OverDonner Center$90Online
Kids In Motion July 10 - 149:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.8 - 12 yrsSmith School*$86Online
Gymnastics CampJuly 10 - 132:30 - 4:00 p.m.5 - 7 yrsCol. Gymnastics Ct.$35Online
American Girl Doll Fun!July 18 - 20 1:30 - 4:00 p.m.5 - 10 yrsDonner Center$38Online
Bike Camp BeginnerJuly 18 - 20 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.5 & OverDonner Park$10Online
Bike Camp Intermediate July 18 - 2010:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.5 & OverDonner Park$10Online
Tumbling CampJuly 17 - 20 2:30 - 4:00 p.m.5 - 7 yrsCol. Gymnastics Ct.$35Online
*Campers will be bussed to & from Donner Center each day. **Grade 2017 – 2018 school year.