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Ohio Military Kids Events 

Any military family is eligible regardless of rank.
Veteran's children and families are eligible 12 months past date of separation.
Any branch and component is welcome.
Gold Star Families are eligible.


These events are meant to serve the youth of military-connected families and are meant for recreational, social, and educational programming not meant for behavioral correction or rehabilitation.


2024 Ohio Military Kids Event Guide
 

2024 Camp Cost Frequently Asked Questions

2024 Events

June

Teen Leadership Camp

Provides an opportunity for teens to participate in leadership workshops in a camp setting where they will develop confidence, resilience, friendships, and leadership skills that will last a lifetime.

Dates: Wednesday, June 5 to Sunday, June 9

Location: Central Ohio

Age: 13-17 years of age by the time of camp

Cost:

  • Ohio Army National Guard: $150
  • Department of Air Force (any component): $150
  • Any other branch/component: $250

*For questions about cost, please see the FAQ document above.

Register: Register Here

Deadline: 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, April 28, 2024

 

July

Kelleys Island Teen Camp

A 5-day and 4-night adventure on Kelleys Island. Activities include sailing, swimming, rafting, kayaking, volleyball, soccer, archery, lined dances, crafts, campfire, and more!

Dates: Sunday, July 28 to Thursday, August 1

Location: Kelleys Island

Age: 12 - 15 years of age by the time of camp

Cost:

  • Ohio Army National Guard: $250
  • Department of Air Force (any component): $250
  • Any other branch/component: $500

*For questions about cost, please see the FAQ document above.

Register: Will open mid-April

Deadline: 11:59 pm on Sunday, June 2, 2024

 

August

Kelleys Island Youth Camp

A 5-day and 4-night adventure on Kelleys Island. Activities include sailing, swimming, rafting, kayaking, volleyball, soccer, archery, lined dances, crafts, campfire, and more!

Dates: Sunday, August 4 to Thursday, August 8

Location: Kelleys Island

Age: 9 - 11 years of age by the time of camp

Cost:

  • Ohio Army National Guard: $250
  • Department of Air Force (any component): $250
  • Any other branch/component: $500

*For questions about cost, please see the FAQ document above.

Register: Will open mid-April

Deadline: 11:59 pm on Sunday, June 2, 2024

 

Central Ohio Fall Family Camp #1

A 3-day, 2 night weekend event for military-connected families. Each family will have their own cabin and will be able to participate in scheduled activities and events together through the weekend.

Dates: Friday, August 23 to Sunday, August 25

Location: 4-H Camp Ohio

Age: Any age

Cost (per person):

  • Ohio Army National Guard: $60
  • Any other branch/component: $100

*For questions about cost, please see the FAQ document above.

Register: Will open mid-May

Deadline: 11:59 pm on Sunday, July 14, 2024

 

September

Northern Ohio Fall Family Camp

A 3-day, 2 night weekend event for military-connected families. Each family will have their own cabin and will be able to participate in scheduled activities and events together through the weekend.

Dates: Friday, September 13 to Sunday, September 15

Location: Kelleys Island

Age: Any age

Cost (per person):

  • Ohio Army National Guard: $60
  • Any other branch/component: $100

*For questions about cost, please see the FAQ document above.

Register: Will open mid-May

Deadline: 11:59 pm on Sunday, July 14, 2024

 

Central Ohio Fall Family Camp #2

A 3-day, 2 night weekend event for military-connected families. Each family will have their own cabin and will be able to participate in scheduled activities and events together through the weekend.

Dates: Friday, September 27 to Sunday, September 29

Location: 4-H Camp Ohio

Age: Any age

Cost (per person):

  • Ohio Army National Guard: $60
  • Any other branch/component: $100

*For questions about cost, please see the FAQ document above.

Register: Will open mid-May

Deadline: 11:59 pm on Sunday, July 14, 2024

 

December

Winter Wonderland

A free event for all Ohio Military, Veterans, and Gold Star Families! Join in the family fun for all ages! Activities include photos with Santa, cookie decorating, hot chocolate, arts and crafts, and more!

Date: Saturday, December 14th, 2024, 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Location: Central Ohio

Cost: FREE

Register: Will open mid-October.

Deadline: 11:59pm on Sunday, November 24, 2024

2025 Events
(dates being finalized by end of October)


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