We offer more than 80 FREE summer camps designed to help students build valuable skills that translate to success in the classroom and beyond. We have camps on robotics, coding, painting, comics, reading, magic and everything in between. Our young customers will have fun while engaging in hands-on learning. Registration begins Wednesday, May 8, at 9 AM.

Ages 5 – 8

Alphabet in Action Camp 

Examine the shapes, sounds and sequence of the alphabet through engaging stories and movement activities.
 
GARFIELD HEIGHTS BRANCH
Mon, Jun 3 – Thu, Jun 6 / 2 – 4 PM
 
BRECKSVILLE BRANCH
Mon, Jun 24 – Thu, Jun 27 / 2 – 4 PM
 
SOUTHEAST BRANCH
Mon, Jul 15 – Thu, Jul 18 / 2 – 4 PM
 

Puppetry Camp 

Create a variety of characters, develop a story line and act out a short puppet show for your parents and caregivers on the last day of the camp.
 
SOUTH EUCLID-LYNDHURST BRANCH
Mon, Jun 17 – Fri, Jun 21 / 1:30 – 3:30 PM
 
STRONGSVILLE BRANCH
Mon, Jun 24 – Fri, Jun 28 / 1:30 – 3:30 PM
 
PARMA HEIGHTS BRANCH
Mon, Aug 5 – Fri, Aug 9 / 1:30 – 3:30 PM

Ages 6 – 9

Book Buddies Literacy Camp 

Little Buddies: Ages 6 – 9
Big Buddies: Ages 10 – 14
Big Buddies help Little Buddies improve their reading skills by reading aloud together and playing fun reading games. Big Buddies must attend a brief orientation before camp. Call your branch for details.
 
FAIRVIEW PARK BRANCH
Mon, Jul 15 – Thu, Jul 18 / 2 – 4 PM
 
STRONGSVILLE BRANCH
Mon, Jul 22 – Thu, Jul 25 / 2 – 4 PM

Ages 6 – 10

Move, Make Noise & Create Camp 

Engage in movement activities, play musical instruments and create masterpieces in clay, collage, printmaking and paint. On Friday, you’ll get to perform for family and friends.

INDEPENDENCE BRANCH
Mon, Jul 29 – Fri, Aug 2 / 1:30 – 4 PM


Ages 7 – 9

Marvelous Mathematics Camp 

Explore multiplication, division and whole numbers through movement and dance.
 
RICHMOND HEIGHTS BRANCH
Mon, Jun 10 – Thu, Jun 13 / 1:30 – 4:30 PM
 
PARMA BRANCH
Mon, Jun 17 – Thu, Jun 20 / 1:30 – 4:30 PM

BROOKLYN BRANCH
Mon, Jul 8 – Thu, Jul 11 / 1:30 – 4:30 PM
 

Savvy Scientists Camp 

Get hands-on with science by observing, predicting and experimenting like you never have before.
 
SOUTHEAST BRANCH
Mon, Jun 3 – Fri, Jun 7 / 2 – 4 PM
 
BROOKLYN BRANCH
Mon, Jun 24 – Fri, Jun 28 / 2 – 4 PM

PARMA-SNOW BRANCH
Mon, Jul 8 – Fri, Jul 12 / 2 – 4 PM
 
NORTH OLMSTED BRANCH
Mon, Jul 29 – Fri, Aug 2 / 2 – 4 PM
 
FAIRVIEW PARK BRANCH
Mon, Aug 12 – Fri, Aug 16 / 2 – 4 PM

Ages 8 – 10

Creative Writing Camp 

Join us on a creative journey where you’ll experiment with writing and illustrating poems. Take home your very own illustrated book of poems at the end of camp.
 
BROOK PARK BRANCH
Mon, Jul 29 – Thu, Aug 1 / 2 – 4 PM

Ages 8 – 11

Deep Dive Into Digital Animation Camp 

Draw and animate sea creatures, create voices and effects, and produce your very own ocean-themed movie.
 
BAY VILLAGE BRANCH
Mon, Jun 17 – Thu, Jun 20 / 1:30 – 4:30 PM
 
SOLON BRANCH
Mon, Jun 24 – Thu, Jun 27 / 1:30 – 4:30 PM
 
BEACHWOOD BRANCH
Mon, Jul 22 – Thu, Jul 25 / 1:30 – 4:30 PM
 
SOUTHEAST BRANCH
Mon, Jul 29 – Thu, Aug 1 / 1:30 – 4:30 PM

Ages 8 – 12

Fiber Arts Camp 

Explore the world of fiber arts – from sheep’s fleece to a completed hat. Projects will include felting, spinning and dyeing yarn, and creating a loom-knitted hat.

CHAGRIN FALLS BRANCH
Mon, Aug 5 – Fri, Aug 9 / 2 – 4 PM

Ages 9 – 11

Walk in My Shoes

 Discover your strengths through art, photography, drama, movement/dance, creative writing and teambuilding activities

ORANGE BRANCH
Mon, Jun 17 – Fri, Jun 21 / 1:30 – 4:30 PM
 
GARFIELD HEIGHTS BRANCH
Mon, Jul 8 – Fri, Jul 12 / 1:30 – 4:30 PM


Ages 9 – 12

Arts & Crafts Camp 

Enjoy arts and crafts activities by using various tools, materials and techniques.
 
BROOK PARK BRANCH
Mon, Jun 17 – Thu, Jun 20 / 2 – 4:30 PM


Ages 9 – 13

Comics Camp 

Learn how to create your own comic – write dialogue, draw characters and storyboard!
 
BEREA BRANCH
Mon, Jun 10 – Fri, Jun 14 / 1:30 – 4:30 PM
 
BRECKSVILLE BRANCH
Mon, Jul 8 – Fri, Jul 12 / 1:30 – 4:30 PM
 
ORANGE BRANCH
Mon, Jul 15 – Fri, Jul 19 / 1:30 – 4:30 PM
 
PARMA BRANCH
Mon, Jul 29 – Fri, Aug 2 / 1:30 – 4:30 PM
 

Magic Camp 

After hearing about the history of magic, you’ll learn how to entertain an audience and create a magic show using everyday objects.

NORTH OLMSTED BRANCH
Mon, Jun 10 – Thu, Jun 13 / 2 – 4 PM
 
FAIRVIEW PARK BRANCH
Mon, Jun 17 – Thu, Jun 20 / 2 – 4 PM
 
MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS BRANCH
Mon, Jul 15 – Thu, Jul 18 / 2 – 4 PM
 
PARMA HEIGHTS BRANCH

Mon, Jul 22 – Thu, Jul 25 / 2 – 4 PM
 
MAYFIELD BRANCH
Mon, Jul 29 – Thu, Aug 1 / 1 – 3 PM
 
NORTH ROYALTON BRANCH
Mon, Aug 5 – Thu, Aug 8 / 2 – 4 PM
 

Move, Make Noise & Create Camp 

Engage in movement activities, play musical instruments and create masterpieces in clay, collage, printmaking and paint. On Friday, you’ll get to perform for family and friends.
 
PARMA-SNOW BRANCH
Mon, Jun 17 – Fri, Jun 21 / 1:30 – 4 PM
 
GARFIELD HEIGHTS BRANCH
Mon, Aug 5 – Fri, Aug 9 / 1:30 – 4 PM


Ages 9 – 14

Creative Painting Camp 

Learn about the master artists who pioneered realism, impressionism, expressionism and abstract methods of painting. 
Then create an original painting based on these styles.
 
BEACHWOOD BRANCH
Mon, Jun 10 – Thu, Jun 13 / 1:30 – 3:30 PM 
 
PARMA HEIGHTS BRANCH
Mon, Jun 24 – Thu, Jun 27 / 1:30 – 3:30 PM
 
GARFIELD HEIGHTS BRANCH
Mon, Jul 15 – Thu, Jul 18 / 1:30 – 3:30 PM
 
NORTH ROYALTON BRANCH
Mon, Jul 29 – Thu, Aug 1 / 1:30 – 3:30 PM
 
FAIRVIEW PARK BRANCH
Mon, Aug 5 – Thu, Aug 8 / 1:30 – 3:30


Ages 10 – 13

Tech Time Inc. Camp 

Work with a team to develop the latest and greatest tech product or service. On the last day of camp, you’ll present your ideas to family and friends.
 
SOUTH EUCLID-LYNDHURST BRANCH
Mon, Jun 10 – Thu, June 13 / 1 – 5 PM
 
NORTH ROYALTON BRANCH
Mon, Jun 17 – Thu, June 20 / 1 – 5 PM


Ages 10 – 14

LEGO® Robotics Camp 

Learn to design, build and program your own robot while developing essential skills like creativity, critical thinking,
collaboration and communication.
 
BROOKLYN BRANCH
Mon, Jun 10 – Thu, Jun 13 / 2 – 4 PM
 
MAPLE HEIGHTS BRANCH
Mon, Jul 8 – Thu, Jul 11 / 1:30 – 3:30 PM
 

Book Buddies Literacy Camp 

Little Buddies: Ages 6 – 9
Big Buddies: Ages 10 – 14
Big Buddies help Little Buddies improve their reading skills by reading aloud together and playing fun reading games.
Big Buddies must attend a brief orientation before camp. Call your branch for details.
 
FAIRVIEW PARK BRANCH
Mon, Jul 15 – Thu, Jul 18 / 2 – 4 PM
 
STRONGSVILLE BRANCH
Mon, Jul 22 – Thu, Jul 25 / 2 – 4 PM


Ages 11 – 14

Game Coding Camp 

We’ll start with the basics and level up each session through different complexities of video game creation. The coding tools we’ll use – such as Scratch, GameMaker Studio, Alice, Python and JavaScript – are all free, so you can use them to design more games long after camp.
 
BEREA BRANCH
Mon, Jun 3 – Thu, Jun 6 / 3:30 – 5:30 PM
 
WARRENSVILLE HEIGHTS BRANCH
Mon, Jun 17 – Thu, Jun 20 / 1:30 – 3:30 PM
 
STRONGSVILLE BRANCH
Mon, Jul 8 – Thu, Jul 11 / 1:30 – 3:30 PM
 
BRECKSVILLE BRANCH
Mon, Aug 5 - Thu, Aug 8 / 1:30 – 3:30 PM


Ages 11 – 18

Arduino Camp 

Experiment with electronics and tinker with technology to build and program electronic circuits.
Learn how to combine basic circuitry and coding concepts with physical computing.  
 
GATES MILLS BRANCH
Mon, Aug 5 – Thu, Aug 8 / 2 – 4 PM
 

Crazy Contraption Camp 

Join the Library’s annual Rube Goldberg competition! Teams will design and build a machine out of everyday objects. Teams from five branches will compete July 27 at the Parma-Snow Branch to see which squad has the best crazy contraption.
 
SOLON BRANCH
Mon, Jul 8 – Thu, Jul 11 / 2 – 4 PM
 
BAY VILLAGE BRANCH
Mon, Jul 15 – Thu, Jul 18 / 2 – 4 PM

BEREA BRANCH
Mon, Jul 15 – Thu, Jul 18 / 2 – 4 PM
 
BROOKLYN BRANCH

Mon, Jul 22 – Thu, Jul 25 / 2 – 4 PM
 
NORTH OLMSTED BRANCH
Mon, Jul 22 – Thu, Jul 25 / 2 – 4 PM
 

Kinetic Sculpture Camp 

Create a moving automaton using cranks, cams and camshafts.
 
RICHMOND HEIGHTS BRANCH
Mon, Jun 3 – Fri, Jun 7 / 1:30 – 4:30 PM
 
MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS BRANCH
Mon, Jun 17 – Fri, Jun 21 / 1:30 – 4:30 PM
 
CHAGRIN FALLS BRANCH
Mon, Jun 24 – Fri, Jun 28 / 1:30 – 4:30 PM
 
WARRENSVILLE HEIGHTS BRANCH
Mon, Jun 24 – Fri, Jun 28 / 1:30 – 4:30 PM
 
OLMSTED FALLS BRANCH
Mon, Jul 8 – Fri, Jul 12 / 1:30 – 4:30 PM
 
MAYFIELD BRANCH
Mon, Jul 15 – Fri, Jul 19 / 1:30 – 4:30 PM
 
PARMA HEIGHTS BRANCH
Mon, Jul 15 – Fri, Jul 19 / 1:30 – 4:30 PM
 
BROOK PARK BRANCH
Mon, Jul 22 – Fri, Jul 26 / 1:30 – 4:30 PM
 
ORANGE BRANCH
Mon, Jul 29 – Fri, Aug 2 / 1:30 – 4:30 PM
 
INDEPENDENCE BRANCH
Mon, Aug 5 – Fri, Aug 9 / 1:30 – 4:30 PM
 

Raspberry Pi Camp 

Experiment with electronics and tinker with technology as you build and program circuits using a Raspberry Pi microcomputer.
 
SOUTHEAST BRANCH
Mon, Jun 10 – Thu, Jun 13 / 2 – 4 PM
 
PARMA-SNOW BRANCH
Mon, Jul 22 – Thu, Jul 25 / 2 – 4 PM
 

Teen Zine Creative Writing Camp 

Hone your writing skills as you create short stories, poetry, comics and creative nonfiction, and compile your work into a screen-printed zine (self-published magazine).
 
BEACHWOOD BRANCH
Mon, Jun 17 – Thu, Jun 20 / 2 – 4 PM
 

3-D Design with Virtual Reality Camp 

We’ll create our own virtual neighborhood using 3-D design software and VR equipment.
 
GARFIELD HEIGHTS BRANCH
Mon, Jun 17 – Thu, Jun 20 / 1:30 – 4:30 PM
 

Virtual Reality Camp 

Try out a variety of VR experiences and learn how to create your own!
 
SOUTH EUCLID-LYNDHURST BRANCH
Mon, Jun 24 – Thu, Jun 27 / 1:30 – 4:30 PM


Ages 12 – 14

Creative Expression Through the Arts Camp 

 “Walk in my shoes”: Discover your strengths through art, photography, drama, movement/dance, creative writing and teambuilding activities.
 
SOUTH EUCLID-LYNDHURST BRANCH
Mon, Jul 15 – Fri, Jul 19 / 1:30 – 4:30 PM
 
BROOK PARK BRANCH
Mon, Aug 5 – Fri, Aug 9 / 1:30 – 4:30 PM


Ages 13 – 16

Self-Portraits Camp 

Express yourself through writing and art. Participants will present their work at the end of camp.
 
INDEPENDENCE BRANCH
Mon, Jul 22 – Fri, Jul 26 / 1:30 – 4:30 PM


Ages 14 – 18

Music & Movie Moguls Camp 

Jay-Z and Beyoncé, Cardi B, Oprah Winfrey and Justin Timberlake – behind their talent is their business. In this camp, you’ll create your own business as a singer, songwriter, dancer, costume stylist, video producer or motion graphic artist. On the final day, you’ll present your business plans to family and friends.
 
PARMA-SNOW BRANCH
Mon, Jun 24 – Thu, Jun 27 / 1 – 5 PM
 
NORTH OLMSTED BRANCH
Mon, Jul 15 – Thu, Jul 18 / 1 – 5 PM


Ages 14 – 19

ACT/SAT Prep Boot Camp 

College Now Greater Cleveland will prepare you for each section of the exam.
Please register for these camps through College Now. Click here to register. 
 
MAPLE HEIGHTS BRANCH
SAT
Mon, Jun 10 – Thu, Jun 13 / 1 – 5 PM

 
PARMA BRANCH
ACT
Mon, Jun 24 – Fri, Jun 28 / 1 – 5 PM
 
PARMA-SNOW BRANCH
SAT
Mon, Jul 29 – Thu, Aug 1 / 1 – 5 PM

WARRESNVILLE HEIGHTS BRANCH
SAT
Mon, Aug 5 – Thu, Aug 8 / 1 – 5 PM

GARFIELD HEIGHTS BRANCH
ACT
Mon, Aug 12 – Thu, Aug 15 / 1 – 5 PM


We thank our SPONSORS for their support

Cuyahoga County Public Library's 2019 summer camps are made possible through the generous support of The Char and Chuck Fowler Family Foundation, The Cleveland Cliffs Foundation, The Hankins Foundation, Rockwell Automation, the City of Warrensville Heights and individual donors. 

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