AGE SPECIFIC CAMPS 2021

METRO PARKS 2021 SUMMER CAMP – PARENT HANDBOOK      (Click here for TRADITIONAL DAY CAMPS)
 
COVID-19 – Guidelines for Summer Camps
 

AGES 3-6

ANIMAL SCIENTISTS!

Investigate, uncover, and explore the Animal Kingdom in this week-long adventure! Animal Scientists is a stimulating experience for our youngest campers that will grow their knowledge of animals found right in their own backyards through hands-on experiments, outdoor exploration, games, and crafts. Campers should wear athletic shoes and clothes that can get dirty. Camp will be held rain or shine. Fee includes a t-shirt and daily snack.

BLENDON WOODS

Register: JUNE 28-30, 8:30-11:30am (3-day Camp)
Register: JUNE 28-30, 1-4pm (3-day Camp)
Morning or afternoon session — Fee: $45 (Franklin County Residents) / $55 (Non-Residents)
 
HIGHBANKS
Register: JULY 19-23, 8:30-11:30am
Register: JULY 19-23, 1-4pm
Morning or afternoon session — Fee: $75 (Franklin County Residents) / $85 (Non-Residents)
 
SHARON WOODS
Register: AUG 9-13, 8:30-11:30am
Morning session only – Fee: $75 (Franklin County Residents) / $85 (Non-Residents)

AGES 6-8

NATURE DETECTIVES

Become a true nature sleuth as you observe, investigate and experiment with the outside world!. Get up close and personal with a pill bug, make a nature trail for an ant’s point of view, solve a critter crime scene and practice stalking like a great blue heron. Fishing, creeking, and a cookout will also be provided. Campers should wear athletic shoes and clothes that can get dirty. Camp will be held rain or shine. Fee includes a t-shirt and daily snack.

BLACKLICK WOODS

Register: JUNE 14-18, 8:30am-4pm
Fee: $130 (Franklin County Residents) / $155 (Non-Residents)
 

HIGHBANKS

Register: JULY 6-9, 8:30am-4pm (4-day Camp)
Fee: $100 (Franklin County Residents) / $125 (Non-Residents)
 

SHARON WOODS

Register: JULY 26-30, 8:30am-4pm
Fee: $130 (Franklin County Residents) / $155 (Non-Residents)


AGES 6-12

GRANDCAMP AND ME

Grandparents and their grandchildren will participate in similar activities offered in the Nature Detectives camp and experience lots of fun hands-on activities. Creeking and a cookout will also be provided. Campers should wear athletic shoes and clothes that can get dirty. Camp will be held rain or shine. Fee includes a t-shirt and daily snack.

BLENDON WOODS

Register: JULY 19-23, 9am-12pm Mon-Thurs / 9am-1pm Fri
Fee: $40 per person (Franklin County Residents) / $50 per person (Non-Residents)

AGES 8-12

BRANCHING OUT!

“Branch out” and discover all there is to know about trees! This camp will be taking you to Metro Parks around Columbus to learn the different wildlife found in trees, and help to identify them. You’ll venture to the giant sycamore trees at Highbanks, hike through Tall Pines at Walnut Woods, and more. Fishing, creeking and a cookout will also be provided. Campers should wear athletic shoes and clothes that can get dirty. Camp will be held rain or shine. Fee includes a t-shirt and daily snack.

BLENDON WOODS

Register: JUNE 21-25, 8:30am-4pm
Fee: $175 (Franklin County Residents) / $200 (Non-Residents)
 

HIGHBANKS

Register: JULY 12-16, 8:30am-4pm
Fee: $175 (Franklin County Residents) / $200 (Non-Residents)
 

SCIOTO GROVE

Register: AUGUST 2-6, 8:30am-4pm
Fee: $175 (Franklin County Residents) / $200 (Non-Residents)