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Laurel School offers a wide
range of opportunities for girls
and boys age 2 through grade 12.
Camps are held in Shaker Heights and
on Laurel’s 150-acre Butler campus
in Russell Township and run June
8-July 31. Sign up for day camp or
select from a specialty camp, including
art, theatre, sports, adventure,
academic, and STEM. In Butler’s vast
outdoor classroom, campers have the
opportunity to immerse themselves
in the natural world and challenge
themselves on an extensive 15-element
Project Adventure Ropes Course. Get
details or register at laurelschool.org/
summer or call 216-455-3065.
Master Marr’s Taekwon-do
Summer Camp is a great way for
beginners to kick-start their
training and for experienced martial
artists to hone their skills. Choose
from three sessions for ages 5-14:
June 15-19, July 13-17, and
August 10-14, 9 am to 3 pm (half-day
option is available for younger kids).
Every day includes a Taekwon-do
class, age-appropriate conditioning,
challenging games, as well as free play
inside and out. Each week concludes
with a demonstration for family and
friends. For more information or to
register, call 216-921-KICK (5425) or
email firstname.lastname@example.org. Learn more
about Master Marr’s at marrtkd.com.
Nature Center at Shaker Lakes
offers weekly camps with an
outdoor adventure or nature theme.
Half- and full-day camps are available
for children ages 3 1/2-14. Week-long
adventure camps are available for
ages 11-14, where campers explore
the variety of outdoor recreation and
adventure activities that Northeast
Ohio has to offer. Camps run June
15 -August 14. Registration begins
January 14. For more information, call
216-321-5935 or visit shakerlakes.org.
Story Forum Summer
Experience 2020 offers full
day, weekly programming
June 8-August 14 for children entering
grades K-8. Using the vehicle of
storytelling, children explore
relationships and develop problemsolving
skills in a safe and supportive
environment. Activities address
the needs of mind and body.
Contact Susan Reese at 216-870-1012
or email@example.com for more
information. Register at
Shaker Heights City School
District offers Summer
Exploration, Learning and Fun
(SELF), which provides an array of
summer program options for students
grades K-12 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 aligns to
literacy and math learning standards.
The program runs in June and July.
Online registration begins in February.
For more information, please visit
Shaker Heights Recreation
Department offers a variety of
camps for children grades K-8.
Camps are available for half days and full
days with optional before- and after-care
every week. Camps are held at a variety
of locations from Woodbury to Shaker
Middle School and Mercer Elementary
School. Whether your child is interested in
sports, looking for an adventure, or wants
to try something new, Shaker Recreation
has something to meet his or her needs.
Camp registration began January 2.
Space is limited for some camps,
so please register early. The complete
camp listing is included in the winter
program catalog, which was mailed to your
home. Camps begin the week of June 8.
For more information, visit
The Shaker Historical Society offers
students in grades 5-9 the opportunity
to roll up their sleeves and take part in
an archeological dig, while learning about
the history of the North Union Shakers
and the development of Shaker Heights.
Shaker Dig 6 Camp runs June 22-26,
10 am-3 pm. For more information, call
216-921-1201 or visit shakerhistory.org.
Shaker Rocks offers one-week indoor
rock climbing camps for children
grades 1-8. Kids who have energy to
burn will have fun-filled days packed with
top rope climbing, bouldering, slacklining,
team-building games, and much more.
New climbers will learn the fundamental
skills of climbing while experienced
climbers can take their abilities to the
next level on more challenging terrain.
Camps are half-day, full-day, or extended
day. June 15 - August 14. No camp
week of June 29. Register at
camps. For more information email
The Little Gym of Shaker Heights
offers gymnastics camps for
boys and girls ages 3-9. Camps run
June 8-August 21. Each camp day includes
exciting, creative adventures where kids
will exercise their muscles, imaginations,
and cooperation skills. Flexible schedules
allow parents to customize a child’s
camp days to fit their needs. For more
information, visit tlgshakerheightsoh.com
or call 216-752-9049.
University School offers pre-K to
grade 12 co-ed and all-boys summer
day camps, sports camps, and
enrichment classes. Held at the Shaker
Heights and Hunting Valley campuses,
US camps are led by experienced faculty
and coaches. From football and lacrosse;
to day camp and debate camp; to science,
engineering, and design camps; there
is something for all ages and interests.
Camps are held in June, July, and August.
Lengths vary. For more information,
email firstname.lastname@example.org SL