Adventures in Summer Learning

Our summer programs are a great way for children and teens to learn, socialize and grow during the summer months. We offer a variety of program options and combinations to fit your family's needs.


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Springer is a participating Ohio Afterschool Child Enrichment (ACE) provider. This means that some of Springer's summer programs may be eligible for reimbursement through the program. Please read our disclosure about ineligible programs. Ohio residents may visit to learn more and apply for an educational savings account worth $1000.

Some parents use their employer's flexible spending account (FSA) to save even more. Check with your employer's dependent care benefits to learn more.


Build your child's camp experience!

All campers start with Morning Expeditions and may enroll in additional offerings to build an even fuller day. 

Morning Expeditions
June 10-July 12 (no camp on June 19, July 4, 5)
8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Morning Expeditions helps students progress in reading and math in a fun and supportive environment. Parents, you will end the camp experience with insights into your child's learning profile.
Ready to Rise: Structured literacy program that presents skills in a systematic and sequential manner with emphasis on letter sound recognition, blending, decoding, encoding and fluency.
Math: A Springer-created math program individualized for each student with a focus in computational and procedural understanding with application of strategies in the following areas; number sense, addition and subtraction computation, multiplication computation, division computation, telling time, understanding fractions, word problems.
Challenge by Choice: An hour of fun and movement to promote social-emotional learning and problem-solving through play.
Springer Activity Club
June 10-July 12 (no camp on June 19, July 4, 5)
1:00-4:00 p.m. (lunch break 12:30-1:00)
Students enrolled in activity club will embrace PLAY! Students will be given the opportunity daily to make friends, lean into their creative side and let their imagination run wild on the playground. Each student will also receive daily free chess instruction from a local chess pro!
The Art of Friendship Making: Social Skills
July 1-12 (no camp on July 4, 5)
1:00-1:45 p.m. for grades 1-3
2:00-2:45 p.m. for grades 4-5
A small group focus on understanding personal strengths and goals, strategies to manage impulsivity, and overall social skills.

Extend the day with a mini camp! 1:00-2:00 p.m.

Mini camps are arranged so students can choose more than one, or even attend them all! Students must be enrolled in Morning Expeditions to register for mini-camps. 

Lego Camp June 10-14

June 10-14

Use your creativity and gain hands on exploration with LEGO! Students will problem-solve, create, follow building plans and work with partners to bring their creations to life. Each student enrolled in LEGO receives their own LEGO kit.

Animal Camp June 17-21

June 17-21 (no camp June 19)

Learn all about different types of animals with special visits from Pet Partners of Greater Cincinnati, SPCA Humane Society, Abrakadoodle Art and Cool Critters!

Pottery June 24-28

June 24-28

Get hands-on experience creating and sculpting with clay, taught by a local pottery instructor!

Space Camp July 1-3

July 1-3

Explore the galaxy and learn about space with special visitors from the Cincinnati Museum Center, Cincinnati Observatory and more!

Sports Camp July 8-12

July 8-12

Practice skills, healthy competition and burns loads of energy in our sports camp!


Students in grades 6 through 8 may build a camp experience around academics and social skills by selecting one or more courses.

Middle School Math

June 24-July 12 (no camp July 4, 5)
9:00-10:00 a.m.

A Springer-created math program individualized for each student with a focus in computational and procedural understanding with application of strategies in the following areas: multiplication computation, division computation, telling time, manipulating fractions, word problems, geometry and pre-algebra.

Middle School Reading

June 24-July 12 (no camp July 4, 5)
10:00-11:00 a.m.

A study of literal and inferential comprehension and text details including main idea, key details using narrative, informational and persuasive texts with a focus on strategies to enhance comprehension and decoding.

Middle School Foundations of Writing

June 24-July 12 (no camp July 4, 5)
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

A study of the foundations of writing including grammar, drafting, revising and editing skills as well as identifying the purpose and audience for writing and generating topics to write about.

Middle School Emerging Writers

June 24-July 12 (no camp July 4, 5)

A study of depth and detail in writing including adding supporting details to a selected main idea, sequencing writing in paragraphs, citing evidence in writing and connecting a main idea to topic sentences and conclusion.

Middle School Study Skills

June 24-July 12 (no camp July 4, 5)
1:30-2:30 p.m.

A focus on executive functioning skills including time management, organization and planning for classroom and at-home skills using the SMARTS program.

Middle School Social Skills

July 1-July 12 (no camp July 4, 5)
3:00-3:45 p.m.

A small group focused on understanding personal strengths and goals, strategies to manage impulsivity, and overall social skills.


High school students may choose one or more courses to build skills in math, writing and study skills.

High School Math

June 10-28 (no camp June 19)
1:00-2:00 p.m.

A Multisensory course for students aiming to improve math skills and apply concepts in & outside of the classroom. The course focus is on computational and procedural understanding with application of strategies in the following areas: word problems, geometry, pre-algebra and algebra.

High School Writing

June 10-28 (no camp June 19)
2:00-3:00 p.m.

Students will walk through the writing process of brainstorming, organizing, drafting, and revising a paper. During this course, students will participate in fun writing exercises and gain templates, graphic organizers, strategies and other resources to use in camp as well as for future writing assignments. Writing assignments will be differentiated and students who are rising 11th and 12th graders will have direct practice of College Common Application essay writing.

High School Study Skills

July 8-12
9:00-11:00 a.m.

The Study Skills course will provide students resources to improve their study strategies and become better prepared for exams and assignments. Students will learn how to create habits that allow for confidence building, enhancing knowledge, and minimizing stress. During this course, students will practice utilizing resources for maximizing their time and energy with the goal of finding what is most effective for the student.


Entering or Currently Enrolled in College - New in 2024!

July 15-19
9:00-11:00 a.m.

This course is designed to improve study habits that are aimed to promote a healthy balance between social and academic college life. Course topics will include: time management, effective study strategies, note-taking, motivation, procrastination & distractions, exam preparation, and college reading strategies. The course is facilitated by our experienced college learning specialist. Students enrolled will also receive a 1:1, one hour virtual check-in session during their fall semester with a college learning specialist.

“Springer’s Adventures in Summer Learning program is what gave our daughter the tools she needed to go back to the school in the fall and be successful.”    ~ Summer Parent 

“One of the greatest parts of the summer program is the information sessions with the teachers at the end of the program. I learned so much about my son’s learning!”    ~ Summer Parent

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