Thank you for an awesome summer!

Our campers made summer 2018 one to remember! Thanks for making awesome memories with us at summer camp this year. We look forward to having you again next summer. Call 330-657-2796 for more information.

Our counselors would like to share their favorite moments:

Dane Hixon: “My favorite camp memory from this summer was the first week of Jr Ranger Day Camp when the campers met the rangers. The campers really lit up, especially with the law enforcement rangers!”

Greyson Rusher: Knowing that all of our hard work led to a lot of kids having an awesome summer experience and watching them connect with their park.

Jonathan Parker: There was an afternoon where some kids signed up to do nature art. We painted our own ‘new animals’ and it was awesome to see the crazy mixtures they came up with!”

Noam Morgan: “I most enjoyed working with the Cleveland Summer Academy. It was awesome to see how the group’s love for this park has grown over the past few years, and how the kids are so much more able to connect with the environment than they were during their first visit.”

Tara Orzechowski: “This summer we had quite a few campers each week that started off very shy and were begging their parents not to leave them on Monday morning. By Tuesday morning they were running so quickly over to the camp that they barely had time to say goodbye to their ride! This is truly a magical place for kids to feel safe, have fun, meet new friends, and make awesome summer memories. Watching the campers transition throughout the week is always the absolute best part of my job.”

Frequently Asked Questions

What ages can attend?

What ages do you include? Day Camps accept children from ages 6 to 11. For the residential camps, it depends on the camp. Our youngest campers are entering the 4th grade and our oldest campers are entering the 11th grade. Please check grade level requirements on specific camps.

Are you accredited? What does that mean?

ACA Accreditation means that this camp cares enough to undergo a thorough (up to 300 standards) review of its operation — from staff qualifications and training to emergency management. American Camp Association® collaborates with experts from the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Red Cross, and other youth-serving agencies to assure that current practices at the camp reflect the most up-to-date, research-based standards in camp operation. Camps and ACA form a partnership that promotes summers of growth and fun in an environment committed to safety.

What happens if I have to cancel?

All registrations must include a $50 non-refundable deposit. The balance of the camp fee is due at least two weeks prior to the start of the camp session. No refunds are issued after this date. If cancellation is unavoidable, please contact our office at 330-657-2796 ext. 100 for refund information.

What happens when the weather is bad?

Unfortunately, the weather cannot always be sunny at camp, but we promise campers will always be safe and have a good time. If there is light rain, we will still have campers out and about. Please send your camper ready to take on the elements. In more severe weather, we will move campers to an indoor location.

What are your staff’s qualifications?

Staff must be at least 19 years old and have completed at least one year of college or have equivalent experience. All counselors are thoroughly screened, including criminal background checks, fingerprint checks, and reference checks, as well as a personal interview. First Aid and CPR certification are also required for all counselors. Staff must complete a week long intense training and orientation.

What is the staff/camper ratio?

Low camper-to-counselor ratios promote a safe atmosphere in which teamwork and individual expression flourish. We follow ACA guidelines of 8:1 ratios for residential camp and 10:1 ratios for day camps. Campers will never be without adult supervision in any situation.

What meals do you provide during the day?

Campers will receive lunch as well as a morning and afternoon snack.

Is there a trained medical professional on site?

Residential camp sessions are staffed by a summer camp nurse, available 24 hours a day. All day camp and residential staff are First-Aid and CPR certified.

What kind of activities will my child do at camp?

Every day is very different for campers. Activities will vary depending on the camp program your child is attending.