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Professional Development

Big Man Lawn Care

Impact Mowing Movement

This summer program is designed to prepare youth for their future career. Participants will learn basic lawn care while getting paid. ages 16-18

June 3-19
3 days a week for 8 weeks

Junction Coalition, 419 Junction Ave.

Email bigmanhauling@gmail.com to register
Goodwill Industries of Northwest Ohio, Inc.

Goodwill Summer Youth Program

Goodwill will be offering soft skills workshops, job placement experience, career exploration, and work experience opportunities. ages 14-19

May 27-August 30
Mon.-Fri., 2 hrs/day. Varies by schedule

Goodwill Industries of Northwest Ohio, 1120 Madison Ave.

Email dtakats@goodwillnwohio.org to register
Maumee Bay Club

Summer Leadership Series - HBCU College Tour

Select HS students travel to Washington DC and Maryland to visit several HBCU campuses. ages 15-17

July 29-Aug 2

cost $350

Apply online
University of Toledo

Pharmacy and Science Career Camp

Rising Juniors and Seniors will get an on-campus college living experience while exploring STEM and healthcare career opportunities at UToledo. ages 16-18

Session 1: June 10-12
Monday check-in 9 a.m.

Session 2: July 8-10
Monday check-in 9 a.m.

cost $300

The University of Toledo, Main Campus, 2801 W. Bancroft St.

Register online
University of Toledo

Upward Bound

Students participate in a six-week enrichment institute. Students reside on campus weekly, take academic classes, and attend workshops and events. Week seven, students will participate in an out-of-state college/cultural tour. ages 13-19

June 6 - July 19

University of Toledo, 2801 W. Bancroft St.

Register online
Art Tatum Zone

Young Artrepreneurs

Join us for a 4-week summer experience packed with leadership development, entrepreneurship exploration, and hands-on creative skill building! Dive into projects that will unlock your potential and your passion. Register today! ages 12-17

June 10- July 12
Mon.-Thurs., from 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Jones Leadership Academy of Business, 430 Nebraska Ave.

Register online

Looking for a Summer Job?

Youth Employment Directory

See a list of employers currently hiring teens under 18.

View the directory

Self Expression

Equity Driven Education Nexus

empowerHER: Confidence and Coils

In empowerHer, young girls learn to embrace their natural hair and foster self-confidence. Through workshops and activities, participants will learn natural hair care techniques and explore their identity in a way that emphasizes self-love.

June 24 - 27
Mon.–Thurs., 10:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.

Wayman Palmer YMCA, 2053 N. 14th St.

Spin and Splat

Wild Wednesday Splat Party

Every Wednesday, our registered guests will unleash their inner artist as they fling, flick, squirt, and hurl paint at their canvas to create a one-of-a-kind piece of art in our neon glow room.

June 5 - August 14
Wednesdays, 6–7 p.m.
Arrive 15 min. early.

Spin & Splat Art Studio, 2455 Tremainsville Rd.

Email roni@spinandsplat.com to register
Toledo Alliance for the Performing Arts

TAPA in the Parks

Join us at a Family Fun Day where you can listen to live music performed by Toledo Symphony ensembles, explore dance genres with Toledo Ballet instructors, get toddlers moving in music enrichment classes, and play on instruments. For free!

Session 1: July 14 - 21
Sundays, from 2–5 p.m.

Ottawa Park, Liz Pearson Shelter, 2301 Gunckel Blvd.

Session 2: July 28 - August 4
Sundays, from 2–5 p.m.

Danny Thomas Park, 2101 Broadway St.

Email elee@artstoledo.com to register
My5tery Music

Summer Sizzler: Vocal Camp

The Summer Sizzler™ is a workshop-style performing arts camp! The program puts emphasis on improving participants’ attitudes, self-esteem, and social awareness. ages 12-18

Vocal Camp: July 8-12
Mon.-Fri., 3:30-6:30 p.m.

Drumline Camp: July 15-19
Mon.-Fri., 3:30-6:30 p.m.

St. Martin de Porres (Gallagher Hall Building 2nd Floor), 1119 Bancroft St.

cost $25

Register online
Young Women of Toledo

Girls Hub

Young Women participants, known as ‘Builders’ will have the opportunity to be part of the ‘A Seat at the Table’ project through classes in carpentry, architecture, and activist art. ages 12-18

Workshop 1: June 3-7
Workshop 2: June 10-14
Workshop 3: June 17-21
Mon.-Fri., from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Women of Toledo - Girls Hub Space,
425 Jefferson Ave.

Register online
BESN X Community

Youth eSports Game Development and Digital Media Programs

Come learn how to be a professional gamer! Kids will learn digital media and game development. ages 12-17

July 8-12
12-2 p.m.

The Believe Center, 1 Aurora L Gonzalez Dr.

Email info@besnxc.org to register


Youth Summer Blast Pass

From June 1st to August 31st youth ages from 6-19 can ride FREE on TARTA buses to travel around Toledo. All teens must apply to receive the digital pass.

Apply for Blast Pass

Take a survey, get a gift card.

Text 567-343-0456 to enroll in a study about the impact of gun violence. Complete daily surveys on your cell phone and earn up to $50 in Amazon gift cards.

Text 567-343-0456
for participating

Physical Activity

Chico Vaughn Basketball

Basketball Summer Camp

Our mission is to promote empowerment and provide a safe environment that impacts our youth's physical and mental strength through the fundamentals of basketball and mentorship programs.

June 10 - 14
Mon.–Fri., 8:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.

Wayman Palmer YMCA, 2053 N 14th St.

Register online
First Tee Lake Erie

First Tee Summer Program

First Tee offers summer recreational golf programming with a mission to provide educational opportunities that build character, instill life-enhancing values, and promote healthy choices through the game of golf. ages 7-18

June 3 - July 27
Mon. - Sat., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.

Dattilo Family Youth Leadership Center, 4700 Hill Ave.

cost: $75

Register online
North End Community Committee

NECC, Inc Summer Youth Sports Camp

Individual and group activities at the Wilson Park swimming pool, basketball courts, tennis courts, baseball diamond, plus golf instruction! ages 8-18

June 24-28
Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Wilson Park, 3235 Otto St.

Email necc43608@gmail.com to register
New Leaf Group Inc.

H & H Hoop Basketball Camp

A FREE summer camp revolving around basketball and education, reaching and meeting the needs of the whole child. ages 7-17

Session 1: June 3-7

Session 2: July 1-5

Session 3: August 12-16

Wayman Palmer YMCA, 2053 N. 14th St.

Register online
Pacesetter Soccer Club

Glass City TOPSoccer

Glass City TOPSoccer is an adaptive soccer program for athletes with special needs. TOPSoccer athletes learn both soccer and socialization skills in a safe, accepting environment with the assistance of volunteer buddies and coaches. ages 3+

January 1 - June 23
Bi-weekly on Sundays, 2–3 p.m.

Register online
Toledo Urban Volleyball Association

UrbanVolley 419 Volleyball Day Camps

Athletes will have the opportunity to train and learn both indoor and beach volleyball. Athletes will develop their individual communication, listening and motor skills.

Session 1: June 10-14
Mon-Thurs. 4-6 p.m. ages 6-17
Wayman Palmer YMCA, 2053 N 14th St.

Session 2: June 17-21
Mon-Thurs, 9 a.m.- noon ages 16-12
Riverside Elementary,
500 Chicago St.

Session 3: June 24-28
Mon-Thurs, 9 a.m.- noon & 1 p.m.- 3 p.m. ages 6-17
Wayman Palmer YMCA, 2053 N 14th St.

Session 4: July 8-12
Mon-Thurs, 9 a.m.-noon ages 6-12
Reynolds Elementary School, 5000 Norwich Rd.

Beach Volleyball Camp: July 15-19
Mon-Thurs, 9-11:30 a.m. ages 6-16
International Park, 2 Main St.

Sitting Volleyball Camp: July 22-26
Mon-Thurs, ages 6-14, 9 a.m.-noon & ages 15-19, 1- 3 p.m.
Scott High School, 2400 Collingwood Blvd.

Register online

Grab Your Skates

Open for the Season!

Ottawa Park Roller Rink
2015 Parkside Dr.
Toledo, Ohio 43606

admission $4, skate rental $2

See the schedule