2022 Winter Break Camps and Programs in Northeast Ohio

2022 Winter Break Camps and Programs in Northeast Ohio

Looking to get your kids engaged — with science, art, physical activity or other interests — while they are out of school during winter break? Consider the following winter break camps and programs in the greater Cleveland/Akron area.

Adrenaline Monkey

Sign up today for their winter break day camps! Camps run all day from 12/19-1/2. Their camp includes ninja warrior, team building activities, games and contests, rock climbing, confidence building on the aerial ropes course, healthy lifestyle, leadership, and injury prevention instruction. Their camps are thoughtfully designed by ninjas and parents to provide everything your child wants and needs. Learn more by visiting adrenalinemonkeyfun.com

Gilmour Day Camps

Discover winter fun at Camp Gilmour! Campers ages 5-12 are sure to enjoy their winter break renewing friendships and making new friends. Campers will have opportunities for swimming, ice skating, field trips, seasonal arts, games and much more. Camp days are December 20, 21, 22, 27, 28 and 29. Each day is a separate registration. Hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Register at
gilmour.org/wintercamp. Questions? Contact Camp Gilmour at [email protected] or 440-473-8000 ext. 2267.

Progress With Chess 

Enrich your child’s winter break with a winter chess camp! Students will learn and improve at the intriguing game of chess. Camps are conducted by Progress With Chess, an experienced provider of after school chess programs in 50+ NE Ohio locations. Players K-8 of all levels, beginner to advanced, will receive plenty of individual attention in small groups, divided by age and skill level. Activities include a healthy mixture of interactive lessons and supervised play. progresswithchess.org/camps 

YMCA Holiday Camp 

There’s no place like the YMCA Holiday Camp! Kids ages 6-12  get time to discover what they are passionate about, form relationships and obtain a sense of belonging during the holidays. The exceptional staff members provide support and guidance. Kids can focus on their homework, make new friends, build social skills and create happy memories. Financial aid available. Locations in Cleveland, Avon Warrensville Heights and Vermillion. Learn more at clevelandymca.org/holiday-camps-cleveland-ymca

December 14

STEAMing Through the Holidays. Give kids the gift of engineering, imagination and creativity this holiday season. 5:45-7:15 p.m. Strongsville Recreation Center, challengeisland.com/summit-medina 

December 19-23

Camp Curiosity Winter Break Camp. Take a break from the gadgets and gifts for some hands-on spacecraft engineering. Great Lakes Science Center, 601 Erieside Ave., Cleveland, greatscience.com

December 23 through January 1

Winter Break Camp. Kids, ages 5-14, enjoy gym games, swimming, rock climbing and more. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Akron General LifeStyles, 1940 Town Park Blvd., Uniontown, my.clevelandclinic.org

December 27

Jolabokaflod Winter Break Family Book Swap. Join the Icelandic tradition of giving and unwrapping books on Christmas Eve, cozying up and reading into the night. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Willoughby Public Library,30 Public Square, we247.org

December 27-20

School’s Out Respite for Children with Special Needs. A safe place for campers to go when school’s out. 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Akron Rotary Camp, 4460 Rex Lake Dr., Akron, gotcamp.org

December 29

Middle School Career Day-Greater Cleveland Aquarium. Come with an open mind and leave with an abundance of information, and hopefully, career inspiration. 9 a.m.-noon. 2000 Sycamore St., Cleveland, greaterclevelandaquarium.com

December 20through December 3

Winter Break Nature Camps. Get the kids out of the house and into nature during their winter break. clevelandmetroparks.com

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