Top Summer Camps and Summer Programs for Kids & Teens in Ohio

The Best Ohio Summer Camps | Summer 2020 Directory of  Summer  Camps for Kids & Teens
• CAMP PROFILE PAGE •

Camp Oty'Okwa
South Bloomingville, Ohio

Visit Our Camp Oty'Okwa Website
614.839.2447 ext 177
mbayes[AT]bbbscentralohio.org
24779 Purcell Rd
South Bloomingville, Ohio 43152

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Ohio
Attn: Camp Oty'Okwa
1855 East Dublin Granville Rd
Columbus OH 43229

CAMPER AGES: 6 - 14

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Big Brothers Big Sisters

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Explorer’s Camp (6-9 year olds): Explorer’s Camp is an introduction to camping and the out-of-doors. They will live in a cabin with other children their own age and their counselors. While having fun with activities such as swimming, hiking, stories and fishing, they will also be learning how to work together and be comfortable in a new environment. Campers who participate in Explorer’s Camp spend at least one night camping in the woods.

Adventure Camp (ages 10-14): Adventure Camp offers similar activities to Explorer’s Camp, only more ambitious and involved. Hikes are generally longer and campers may spend several nights sleeping out in the woods. In addition to regular camp activities, Adventure campers may also canoe, rock-climb, rappel, backpack and do team-building activities with certified staff.

Science Camp (ages 10-14): During this week long Science program campers will enjoy the following examples of programming geared towards Science: Geology, Forest Ecosystems & Critters that live there, Watershed Creeking, Birds of Prey, Flight/Rocketry, Astronomy/Telescopes, and Initiatives/Team-Building activities.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Camp Oty’Okwa offers Special Care Camp. It’s designed for children who need closer supervision and basically, just a little more attention. They are actively involved with their counselor and other children with similar needs, in our variety of camp activities. Candidates for Special Care Camp may have Learning Disabilities, ADD/ADHD, Behavior or Mood Disorders or a combination of needs. Campers must apply for the Special Care program and families meet with the Camp Director to personalize the camp program to best fit their needs. 614-839-2447 ext 177

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Swimming, Science, Academics, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: Camp Oty’Okwa is a residential co-ed camp owned and operated by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Ohio since 1942, and offers a Summer Camp Program available to boys and girls 6-14 years old.Camp Oty’Okwa has access to over 700 scenic acres with the immediate facilities set atop one of the highest hills in the Hocking Hills area. The camp is surrounded by steep terrain, mature woodlands, rock formations, hollows and two large caves, providing an excellent site for exploration and appreciation of nature.

CAMP FACILITIES: Facilities include platform tents, rustic cabins, dining hall, activity center, pool, shelter house, basketball and volleyball courts, a climbing wall, pioneer cabin, Native American village, gathering barn and a four-acre playing field. Camp Oty’Okwa has access to over 700 scenic wooded acres that allow the campers to spend at least one night camping in the woods.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: The Summer Camp Staff is carefully selected through an in-depth interview and screening process and is hired for the entire summer to ensure consistency in the quality of the program. Staff is trained in First-Aid and CPR by a certified American Red Cross instructor. All staff members complete training to help each camper gain the most from his/her camp experiences. Medical personnel are on duty round-the-clock. Water activities are supervised by staff certified by the American Red Cross in life saving and water safety. Camp Oty'Okwa is American Camp Association Accredited. For information about ACA-Accredited Camps visit Our Camp Website Link: www.campparents.org

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Please call 614-839-2447 ext 177 or email mbayes[AT]bbbscentralohio.org to inquire about financial aid and scholarships.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please contact Camp Oty'Okwa about available session dates and fees.
Visit: Our Camp Website Link: www.campotyokwa.org.
614-839-2447 ext 177 or email: mbayes[AT]bbbscentralohio.org.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Always looking for summer camp staff! For more jobs info, please visit: Our Camp Website Link: www.campotyokwa.org.


Go to The Best Ohio Summer Camps Directory to Find More Top Summer Camps Near South Bloomingville, Ohio.


Ohio Summer Camps Offer Wide Range of Programs & Summer Activities

Be sure to check each camp listing under INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED for the range of Special Interest Activities and Programs provided by each Ohio Summer Camp or Summer Recreation Program.

Many Ohio Day and Sleepaway Camps offer professional level instruction in a wide-range of activities, from Horseback Riding, to Computers & Technology, to Performing Arts, to Leadership.

For a complete List of Ohio Special Interest Summer Camps & Summer Recreation Programs scroll down to the big black bar at the very bottom of this page.

You can go directly to any of our 2020 Special Interest Camp Directories from the list in the black bar at the bottom of this page.

CHOOSE A STATE FROM THE LIST BELOW
TO SEE A COMPLETE LIST OF BEST CAMPS

AL Best Alabama Camps AK Best Alaska Camps AZ Best Arizona Camps AR Best Arkansas Camps CA Best California Camps CO Best Colorado Camps CT Best Connecticut Camps DE Best Delaware Camps FL Best Florida Camps GA Best Georgia Camps
HI Best Hawaii Camps ID Best Idaho Camps IL Best Illinois Camps IN Best Indiana Camps IA Best Iowa Camps KS Best Kansas Camps KY Best Kentucky Camps LA Best Louisiana Camps ME Best Maine Camps MD Best Maryland Camps
MA Best Massachusetts Camps MI Best Michigan Camps MN Best Minnesota Camps MS Best Mississippi Camps MO Best Missouri Camps MT Best Montana Camps NE Best Nebraska Camps NV Best Nevada Camps NH Best New Hampshire Camps NJ Best New Jersey Camps
NM Best New Mexico Camps NY Best New York Camps NC Best North Carolina Camps ND Best North Dakota Camps OH Best Ohio Camps OK Best Oklahoma Camps OR Best Oregon Camps PA Best Pennsylvania Camps RI Best Rhode Island Camps SC Best South Carolina Camps
SD Best South Dakota Camps TN Best Tennessee Camps TX Best Texas Camps UT Best Utah Camps VT Best Vermont Camps VA Best Virginia Camps WA Best Washington Camps WV Best West Virginia Camps WI Best Wisconsin Camps WY Best Wyoming Camps
Wash D.C. Best Washington DC Camps CANADA Best Canada Camps            

HOME | SUBMIT YOUR CAMP | FIND A CAMP | 2020 CAMP GUIDE

Top Ten Reasons to Attend Summer Camp

Visit the Official 2020  Camp Store

Search Our
Best Summer Camps Website

Enter Keywords, Activities, Phrases, or Camp Names in space above to Search Entire Site

Special Interest Camp Directories

 

State-by-State Directories of
ALL Camps (TheBestCamps.com)

Best Academic Camps Best Overnight Camps vertical line Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California
Best Adventure Camps Best Perf. Arts Camps Colorado Connecticut Delaware Florida Georgia
Best Art Camps Best Science Camps Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa
Best Band Camps Best Sleepaway Camps Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland
Best Baseball Camps Best Soccer Camps Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri
Best Basketball Camps Best Spec'l Needs Camps Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey
Best Boys Camps Best Sports Camps New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio
Best Cheer Camps Best Swim Camps Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina
Best Christian Camps Best Tech Camps South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont
Best Coed Camps Best Tennis Camps Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming
Best Computer Camps Best Theater Camps Washington DC CANADA      
Best Dance Camps Best Travel Camps            
Best Family Camps Best WeightLoss Camps            
Best Girls Camps Best Wilderness Camps            
Best Golf Camps New Directories ⇓            
Best Gymnastics Camps Best Aquatics Camps          
Best Horse Camps Best Equestrian Camps            
Best Leadership Camps Best Resident Camps            
Best Music Camps Best Sailing Camps            
  Best Volleyball Camps            
             

CAMP ADMIN LOGIN

AFFORDABLE CAMP ADVERTISING
Find Out About Affordable Camp Advertising in Our The Best Camps .com Camp Directories

Best 2020 Summer Camp Jobs in the US and Canada
Our Newest Directory of Summer Camp Jobs and Camp Leadership Opportunities

DISCLAIMER, PLEASE READ: This site is for informational purposes only. We do not endorse or recommend any of the camps whose information or advertisements appear on any page of this website (or in any linked or referenced media, websites, directories, or web pages) and we cannot confirm the accuracy of any information that appears herein.

PRIVACY POLICY (ALL VISITORS) - PLEASE READ

Updated: May 24, 2018

VISITOR IDENTIFICATION: We currently DO NOT require visitors to give us any personal information, create a user id account, or to login to view any information on our site.

LINKS: This website includes links that are submitted by the camps that are listed in our directory, and also some third party advertising affiliates (such as Amazon) whose ads we display. We are not responsible for any privacy policies or the content of any ads, websites or web pages linked from our site.

VISITOR ANALYTICS: This site uses third-party website analytics (such as Google Analytics) that collect some user data that is provided by your web browser and/or browsing device. We use data provided by these analytics in evaluating such things as the content, quality, speed and usability of our website. We do not know the personal identity of these users.

SECURITY: This website is secured via HTTPS and SSL which is designed to protect (encrypt) any data transmitted between your devices and our website host.

USE OF COOKIES: This site currently does not deploy any cookies to site visitors. Some of our affiliate advertisers may use cookies, but we do not have access to them or any personally identifiable data from them.

SHARING: We do not share any personally identifiable information about our visitors with anyone.

INFORMATION YOU REQUEST: Visitors (13 years of age and older) may request information from us by submitting a secure web form. These forms may ask for information such as your email address so that we can deliver to you the information you request. You may at any time opt-out of receiving any further communications from us and have any information you submitted removed from our database. The opt-out option will be included in any email (or other web communication) sent to any requestor.

CHANGES TO THIS POLICY: We may from time to time change, update or modify our Privacy Policy. Any updates will be available here (or via a link), and the date of any update will be noted at the top of the policy statement.

CAMPS WHO ARE LISTED IN THIS DIRECTORY: The above Privacy Policy applies only to visitors of this website. If you are the admin person for a camp that has submitted information to us to be shown on this site, please Login to the Camp Admin Area to review the privacy policies for all listed camps and organizations.

© 2020
TheBestCamps.com
ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

submit find home directory choose