Columbus OH
Print This Page

Resources to Help Find a Program

American Camp Association (ACA)

Find camp programs nationally accredited by the American Camp Association (ACA). Families can search for a camp according to age, location, activities, special needs, cost and more. Their website also has resources on preparing for camp, questions to ask a camp director, and more.
(800) 428-2267

Conscious Community Collectives

Provides an online resource directory for families in Central Ohio to find consciously chosen resources. Their resources include education and tutoring, childcare, pregnancy, mental health providers, fun activities, and more. Small business owners can join the Business Collective to be added to their directory and access professional support services. Families can call the number below for free concierge services to help them get connected to the resources they are looking for.
PO Box 1655, Delaware, Ohio 43015
(614) 315-1851

An online summer camp directory with camps in the U.S. and worldwide. Camps are organized by category, including sports, academic, adventure, religious, arts and special needs. You can also search for camps by state, age group, and overnight versus day camp.

Ohio Afterschool Network

OAN is part of a nationwide network serving families and professionals in afterschool and summer learning. Their website has tools like quality guidelines for professionals, and STEM education toolkits. Families can use the Find a Program interactive map to find afterschool and summer programs in Ohio based on location.
1003 Kinnear Road, Columbus, OH 43212
(833) 626-6446

Science Near Me STEM Resources

This project through the National Science Foundation provides a database of STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) programs and opportunities near you. Search by name, location, or activity type to find after school programs, community events, citizen science projects, and more.

South Side Thrive

A network of partners in the South Side of Columbus working to holistically improve quality of life for residents. Their website has helpful information and resources for finding healthcare and insurance, healthy eating, resilience, mental and physical wellness, and managing chronic conditions. Use their Resource Map to locate resources like food, childcare, healthcare, legal help, and more in the South Side. Go online to contact the organization.

Youth Engaged 4 Change (YE4C)

Website for youth to find resources, opportunities, and inspiring stories that empower them to make a difference in their lives and in the world around them. The website has a searchable directory with opportunities across the country for internships, scholarships, professional development, and volunteering. The Topics section of the website has helpful toolkits, blog posts written by teens, and important information on topics like mental health, relationships, disabilities, foster care, finances, and more.

Print This Page