GET READY! is a preschool program for children who
will be entering kindergarten in the fall.
Carol Nursery School and the Shaker
Heights Recreation Department offer
this program together from June 25-
July 26. Its professional teaching staff
provides children with an introduction to the
social and academic skills needed for success in
today’s kindergarten. It is specifically designed
for children who have had minimal or no preschool
GET READY! is held at Carol Nursery School’s campus at
Shaker Family Center, 19824 Sussex Road. The program is from
Monday through Thursday, 9 am to 1 pm, for five weeks. Lunch is
included. For information, contact the Shaker Heights Recreation
Department at 216-491-1295.
Broad Horizons for Beginners day camp at Hathaway
Brown School is offered five days a week. This fun and enriching
program for boys and girls ages 3-4 will be in session June 11 to
July 20. Call Siva Grossman at 216-320-8085 for flexible scheduling
details or visit hb.edu/summer to learn more and register online.
Laurel School has two campuses, one in Shaker Heights
and one in Russell Township, and offers a wide range of summer
camp opportunities for girls and boys. Camps run from June
11 to August 3. Laurel’s exciting pre-primary programs include
Day Camps, a Yurt-based Outdoor Camp, and more. For more
information, visit laurelschool.org or call 216-455-0154.
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The Shaker Heights Recreation Department
offers traditional camp for children grades K-8.
K-2 includes creative arts and sports such as
swimming, t-ball, soccer, and basketball. Grades 3-8
are able to design their own camp day, choosing from a
variety of activities such as sports, arts and crafts, hiking,
science, swimming, volleyball, and soccer.
Field trips every other week are part of the schedule for both
age groups. Before and after care are available for those who are
registered for camp. Half-day camp options are available.
Shaker also offers the following sports camps: baseball,
basketball, flag football, golf, lacrosse, soccer, tennis, and volleyball.
Specialty camps include band camp and computer camps.
Other Shaker Recreation options include Safety Town, Teens
Learning to Connect, and ice skating. The popular Adventure Camp
offers a week full of outdoor activities, including river rafting,
kayaking, rock climbing, and biking.
All camps run from June 11 through August 18, with limited
camp programs the first and last week. Contact the Shaker Heights
Recreation Department at 216-491-1295 or visit shakeronline.com
after February 27 to view the Spring/Summer catalog.
The Shaker Heights City School District offers Summer
Exploration, Learning and Fun (SELF), which provides an array
of summer program options for all students in the District.
Students can enroll in programs that focus on the arts, STEM,
global languages, and skill, career, and personal development. All
programs offer a robust curriculum that includes a focus on the
Literacy and Math Standards. The program runs June 11-28 and
It’s time to plan!