Best summer camps for your kids this year


That time of year is almost here- SUMMER VACATION! So, what are you going to do to keep your kiddos busy and out of trouble? Put them in summer camp. Here are the top five of the best camps in the Cincinnati area:


Cincinnati Parks’ Summer Nature Day Camp
(513) 321-6208 ext. 11

Co-ed camp offered June 12 to August 4
Ages- 13-16
Cost: $50 to $85 per camp week

Activities: Themed hiking, arts, crafts, live animals, games, hand-on activities. NEW: Pokeman, Star Wars, Going Rogue!, Narnia & Art Camps.


Cincinnati Reds Baseball/Softball Camps
Several local locations: email: for location near you.
(855) 847-7337

Co-ed camp offered May 29- August 11
Ages- 6-14
Cost: $395 per child

This camp has been rated one of the top baseball/softball camps in the nation for local children. They will receive 30 hours of instruction by some of the top Reds players. Camp sold out last year, so register early.


Kids First Sports Center Camp-A-Palooka
7900 East Kemper Rd.
Cincinnati, OH 45429
(513) 489-7575

Co-ed camp offered May 30-August 18 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Ages: 5-15
Cost: email for costs

This camp offers in and outdoor adventures, crafts, talent shows, water slides, sports, science experiments, agricultural projects, weekly field trips, and more.


Skedaddles Summer Camps 
5939 Deerfield Blvd.
Mason, OH 45040
(513) 204-3482

Offered May 22 – August 18
Ages 4-12
Cost: Daily and weekly rates available

This camp offers a themed, fun week of sports, arts and crafts and enrichment activities.



Falcon Young Adventure Camp
4251 Delta Rd. SW
Carrollton, OH 44615
(800) 837-CAMP

Co-Op camp offered July 30- August 6
Cost: $1,200 a week
Ages: 6-16

Overnight camp for one-week with activities that include horseback riding, swimming, canoeing, archery, air rifles, crafts, sports, fishing, nature study, sailing, and much more.

To know which camp will be best for you and your child, attend the Cincinnati Parent Camp Fair 2017 on March 19 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at The Web Extreme Entertainment, 7172 Cincinnati-Dayton Rd., West Chester.

If you know of another, post a comment here.




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