Summer Day Camp is a vital part of our camping program and gives children an excellent opportunity to enjoy outdoor recreation and lifelong skills. Camper ages are 6-12 and come from Northeast Ohio. Day Camp runs Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Each session includes an optional overnight stay at camp.
Sessions of camp include a variety of exciting hands-on activities such as archery, canoeing, camp crafts, high and low-ropes course, fishing, hiking, horseback riding, climbing wall, outdoor skills, swimming, wildlife and environmental studies, theme days, campfires and S’mores!
Day Camp Covid Policy: Day Camp Guidelines 2022 (updated 4/5/22)
2022 Summer Sessions
Session 1: June 13-June 24
Session 2: June 27-July 8 (no camp on July 4th)
Session 3: July 11-July 22
Session 4: July 25- August 5
Session 5: August 8-August 12
Also available Before & After Camp Care. Click here for more information.
Camper Dates & Fees
Camper Fees – Please Note: Prices are for combinations of established sessions. Two-week sessions cannot be split.
One Session (two weeks): $800
Two Sessions (four weeks): $1,560
Three Sessions (six weeks): $2,280
Four Sessions (eight weeks): $2,960
Five Sessions (nine weeks): $3,240
Session 1 Only (One week): $410
Deposit: $75 per camper per session, applied to session fees.
Registration for Summer 2022 opened on November 10, 2021.
Deposit: $75 per camper per session, applied to session fees
Refunds and Policies
Camp fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. In the event of a medical cancellation, $10 of the deposit will be kept as a registration service fee. There is a $20 charge for any non-sufficient funds checks. There are no pro-rated fees for campers arriving after the start of a session or leaving before its completion. There is a $10 fee for any change after registration. Hiram House is not responsible for any lost or damaged camper property during the camping season.
Monday – Friday 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Dismissal on the last Friday of each session is at 10:00 AM
(NOTE: Camp will be closed July 4)
Sample Camp Day
Each day will also include swimming. Activities will vary daily.
9:00 a.m. – Arrival
9:15 a.m. – Horseback Riding
10:15 a.m. – Free time – Sports & Games
11:15 a.m. – Canoeing
12:15 p.m. – Lunch
1:15 p.m. – Swimming
2:15 p.m. – Free time – Creek Hike
3:15 p.m. – Pack-up, Assembly
4:00 p.m. – Departure
Campers go to the camp store on Mondays, Wednesdays and Friday. On these days, campers may purchase one ice cream and/or one drink. On the last Wednesday of each session campers may buy T-shirts and souvenirs. Camp store money must be deposited into the camper’s account prior to their visit. DO NOT SEND MONEY WITH YOUR CAMPER. Cash will not be accepted at the camp store. You will be notified of any balance in your child’s account at the end of the summer and it can be refunded.
Our program staff is under the supervision of a qualified director and maintains an 8:1 ratio for Summer Day Camp. Summer staff consists of many college and senior high school students with experience or interest in child development. Staff are required to participate in an intensive five-day in-residence training prior to the start of camp. Group counselors supervise and lead each camper group. Specialists guide activities such as climbing wall, archery, etc.