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Great Parks of Hamilton County

What better way to keep the kids outside and active this summer than at a park? Great Parks of Hamilton County provides a fun and safe environment where your young ones will get to explore streams, take hikes, ride horses, learn archery, go kayaking and much more, with experienced and trained staff. Children ages 2-20 can take part in summer camps focused on nature, adventure, farm life and more.

Address: 10245 Winton Road, Cincinnati 45231
Website: https://www.greatparks.org/daycamps
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (513) 521-7275
Special Needs Offered: Accommodations are made on a case-by-case basis to ensure proper and appropriate conditions for every child.
Dates: May 31-Aug. 5
Hours: Varies
Ages: 2-20


Q&A with Great Parks of Hamilton County:

What makes Great Parks of Hamilton County unique?

Great Parks of Hamilton County’s day camps offer competitive pricing and unrivaled outdoor and nature education for kids of all ages. The pricing, variety and duration may even allow children to attend more than one camp for a more well-rounded experience. Camps are conveniently located at parks across Hamilton County, including Sharon Woods, Winton Woods, Miami Whitewater Forest and others, for accessibility to residents all over Hamilton County. Campers can learn archery, horseback riding, take hikes, explore streams and more, all close to home.

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What activities are offered at Great Parks of Hamilton County?

Kids can attend camps that dive into adventure and team-building with low ropes courses, paddling and archery; spend a week with farm animals or harvesting their own food from our vegetable gardens; learn to fish – or level up their fishing skills; try out horseback riding – or advance their competitive riding skills; learn photography from a professional photographer; and, of course, explore nature with hikes, creeking, animal encounters, crafts and more.

What is the camper-to-counselor ratio?

There is one counselor for every five to seven children. These ratios are determined based on the campers’ ages and the camp activities.

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How much time do the campers spend outside?

Nearly all day, unless weather prevents it.

Does Great Parks of Hamilton County provide lunch/snacks or do parents need to provide them?

No, unless otherwise indicated in camp materials sent to parents at registration.

What is the typical daily schedule for campers?

Each camp is different, but schedules are provided at registration.

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How old are the counselors and how are they trained?

All Great Parks camp counselors are 18 or older and receive background checks and activity-specific safety training. All camps have at least one staffer on site who is first aid/CPR certified.

What accommodations are made for campers with special needs?

Accommodations are made on a case-by-case basis to ensure proper and appropriate conditions for every child.

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