OMK Upcoming Events

2018 Schedule of Events

 

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                      Teen Only Events

June 6th to 10th

Teen Leadership Camp - Central
This youth program provides an opportunity for military teens to participate in a 5-day leadership conference. It's another great opportunity for your teens to build confidence and develop friendships with other youth in similar situations, all while participating in adventures found at camp
Military Teen Ages 12-17

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June 29th to July 1st


Teen Leadership Weekend - Northwest
Teens will participate in a variety of sessions and discussions focused on developing leadership skills all while exploring all that the zoo has to offer.
Military Youth Ages 12-17 |

 

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August 6th to 10th                                                                              


OMK Camp Kelleys Island TEEN CAMP - Kelleys Island
Wakeboarding, sailing, waterskiing, tubing, boat rides, swimming, rafting, island bike riding, sand volleyball, soccer, softball, crafts, group games, mini golf, team challenges, bonfires, and much more!
Military Youth Ages 12-15 |

 

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Youth Only Events

                                                                                


July 8th to 13th


Camp Corral 
This is an amazing week of non-stop fun and excitement in the great outdoors. Priority registration will go to the children of soldiers who have been injured, disabled, or fallen protecting our freedom. See www.campcorral.org for more information.
Military Youth Ages 8-15 |

 

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August 6th to 10th


OMK Camp Kelleys Island YOUTH CAMP 
Swimming, crafts, line-dancing, hiking, basketball, miniature-golf, snorkeling, campfire cooking, boating, skits, talent shows, night hikes, and much more!
Military Youth Ages 9-11 |

 

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Family Events

                                                                    

 

June 23rd


Family Day Event - NorthEast
Spend an afternoon at the zoo with family and friends! We will provide light lunch and some simple activities you just come and enjoy the time together!
Open to entire family, and any one you want to bring along

No Registration. Please bring your Military ID or Event Flier to recieve discount

 


June 23-24


Family Day Overnight- Northwest
Engage the staff to teach adaptations and how we all must adapt to our surroundings. Attendees will spend the night and explore further in the morning.
 

Family and/or friends 

 

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June 30 to July 1st


Family Overnight Event - Northeast
Guided aquarium tour, animal encounter, SCUBA Dive presentation, craft, scavenger hunt, other fun activities, evening snack and breakfast.

Military Youth Ages 6-12 with parent(s) |

 

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July 21st to July 22th


Family Overnight Event - Southern
Engage the staff of the zoo to teach adaptations and how we all must adapt to our surroundings. Attendees will spend the night and explore further in the morning.


Military Youth Ages 6-12 with parent(s) |

 

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September 22nd to 23rd

Family Overnight Event - East Central

Overnight camps are a fun way for your family to spend time together! During your stay, you will experience a naturalist led pasture tour, night hikes, campfires and hands on activities in the field.

Military Youth 5 - 12 with parent(s)

Registration Opens March 28th

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September 23rd


Family Day Event at a Pumpkin Patch 
Perfect for the entire family! We'll spend the morning together, participating in hands-on fun activities (workshops for parents and youth will be separate)…followed by lunch and family fun on the farm!
Entire Family

 

 

 

Hero Camps- *Strong Families Workshops

                                                                      

 


April 14th

HERO Camp - Southwest
Engage in hands-on S.T.E.M. related activities and programming at a youth development facility.
Military Youth Ages 6-12 |

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June 2nd


HERO Camp - Northeast

Resilience and emotional wellness based program that utilizes an equestrian program
Military Youth Ages 5-12 and Parent Program|

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July 25th


HERO Camp - Central

Learn about healthy living from college athletes along with how they balance school, sports, and life.


Military Youth Ages 6-12 and Parent Program |

Registration Opens March 24th. 

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September 15


HERO Camp - Central Ohio
Participants will learn about and help with equine grooming, horse painting, and equine assisted games. Embedded with learning about the animals will be learning about emotional awareness and resilience.
Military Youth Ages 8-12 |

Registration Opens March 28th

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December 15th

 

Hero Camp Winter Wonderland

Come and enjoy the afternoon of fun and fellowship. The Columbus Zoo will have their animals available along with photo with Santa, crafts, hot chocolate, face painting, STEM activities and much more!

Registration Opens November 5th.

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*STRONG Family Workshops
The words of our past participants say it best " There is a wealth of information and resources to be obtained, this isn't your average parenting workshop!" Our strong families program has something for every parent; participate in hands on activities, share as a part of a focus group, create a toolkit to take home of valuable resources and gain valuable insight from some of your own peers on parenting tips. Our workshops focus on helping children succeed in the area of academics, home life and peer interaction. Come join us in a dialogue on what makes strong families!
Free, unless noted in registration

Any Military Parent(s) | Registration opens with respective HERO Camp

 

 

Troop and Family Camp - Weekend Camps

                                                                             

Troop & Family Camps are designed for the whole family to spend a fun-filled weekend together strengthening ties and building camaraderie with other military families. Be sure to check the specific details for each camp on our website, as each camp has different activities, then pick the camp that best suits your family. Who defines your family? You do.

Each camp will provide a unique experience. Activities that may be available at your selected camp are: waterskiing, sailing, kayaking, bike riding, family games, crafts, campfires, high ropes, zip line, canoeing, hiking, basketball, archery, fishing, and, more.                   

$85 for up to 4 family members ($10 per additional family member)

 

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