COSI offers interactive experiences, exhibitions and more. COSI features live shows, special events, family programs, single day and summer camps; and career exploration, homeschooler and teen tech studio workshops. They offer a special “Family Access Membership” that is available for families who get WIC, Ohio Directions (EBT) or Ohio Medicaid.
333 West Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
The School’s Out summer program allows children ages 6 to 14 to take part in a variety of fitness activities all day, Monday through Friday, at 4 recreation centers in Columbus. This program is open to residents of Columbus that meet certain income guidelines, for a very low cost. It is designed to meet the needs of working parents.
Columbus has parks and recreation centers throughout the city and surrounding areas. Click below to find local programs in your neighborhood.
Offers spring break camps and summer camps. Special needs accommodations are available as well.
5600 Post Road, Dublin, Ohio 43017
Through its programs and services, the JCC provides a wide range of recreation and cultural arts, featuring festivals and fairs centered around books, films, and fine art; teen programs, summer and spring break camps for kids with and without special needs, after school programs, preschool and daycare, special events and more. At the JCC there is something for all ages.
1125 College Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43209
Offers a variety of educational programming for children and families throughout the year, such as family workshops, summer camps, teen workshops, holiday gift-making workshops, spring break mini-camps and more.
1665 West Fifth Street, Columbus, Ohio 43212
Offers spring and summer camp programs at the Ohio History Center and Ohio Village. Each camp is one week long and programs are geared toward kids ages 6-14 years old.
Ohio History Center & Ohio Village
800 East 17th Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43211
(614) 297-2300 or (800) 686-6124
YMCA provides programs focused on 3 areas: Youth Development, Healthy Living and Social Responsibility. Their programs, services and initiatives are for men, women and children of all ages. Visit the website or contact a YMCA center for more information.
Full Facility Branches
Early Childhood Resource Network+ (ECRN+)
YMCA Administrative Offices: 40 West Long Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215