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Action for Children

Provides child care and early learning information free of charge for parents, including parenting classes and information about choosing quality child care. Also assists people who operate home-based childcare. Their website provides free resources for people living in 7 central Ohio counties. Offers year-round parenting classes for parents with kids of all ages at many locations in Franklin and Delaware counties.

78 Jefferson Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 224-0222
www.actionforchildren.org

American Camp Association (ACA)

Allows individuals to find camps that are accredited by the ACA. Families can search for a camp according to age, location, activities, special needs, cost and more.
5000 State Rd 67 North, Martisnville, Indiana 46151
(800) 428-2267
www.acacamps.org/ohio

Columbus Parent Magazine Summer Guide

Publishes a directory of summer camps in the Columbus area every year. Go online to see their most recent list of summer camps.
7801 North Central Drive, Lewis Center, Ohio 43035
(614) 461-8878
www.columbusparent.com

Kids Camps.com

An online summer camp directory that connects people with camps in the U.S. and worldwide. Camps are organized by category, including sports, academic, adventure, religious, arts and special needs.
909 North Sepulveda Boulevard, El Segundo, California 90245
(877) 242-9330
www.kidscamps.com

Ohio Afterschool Network

Contains comprehensive information for providers and professionals about after school care.
2760 Airport Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43219
(877) 547-6978
www.ohioafterschoolnetwork.org

Parents for Academic Challenge and Enrichment (PACE)

Their website has a list of local summer camps for gifted and talented students.
http://summer.columbuspace.org

The Connectory STEM Resources

A comprehensive portal listing connections to STEM learning and fun opportunities throughout the country. Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) opportunities help youth develop critical thinking, working with others, and problem solving skills, enhance creativity, and engage in an investigative process.
theconnectory.org