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Preparing Your Child for
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Preschool or Kindergarten? DETERMINING WHEN YOUR CHILD IS READY TO MOVE ON
spring consignment sales THE BEST DEALS JUST IN TIME FOR THE SEASON
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Editor's Note Community Spotlight Cincy's Kids Our Social Network
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Preschool & Education Guide Summer Program & Camp Guide March Events Fun & Wacky Calendar
Preschool or Kindergarten?
Spring Consignment and Resale Guide
Preparing Your Child for Sleep Away Camp
Determining when your child is ready to move on
The best deals just in time for the season
A few simple steps for a great experience
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WORDS BY SUSAN BRYANT
Marching into Spring March is that “in between” month – on those days when the sun is out and the temperature rises, you can feel that spring is just around the corner. Then a blast of arctic air comes out of nowhere and you know Old Man Winter isn’t giving up without a fight!
What else crosses our mind when we think of spring? Spring Break of course! If you haven’t already read our new travel column, be sure to check it out for a few family-friendly vacation ideas for your crew. This month, we focus on places to go and things to do in Michigan. In just a few short hours, you can explore a whole new destination – without the price of airfare!
I prefer to focus on springy thoughts (as many of you probably do, too) even though it still may be a while until we can pack away the sweaters and bring out the t-shirts. Speaking of spring clothes, have you looked in your kids’ closets to see what still actually fits from last year? It’s amazing how quickly our children grow – leaving behind a heap of pants, shirts, shoes and jackets that can no longer be worn. Buying a whole new wardrobe adds up fast, which is why shopping gently used clothing has become so popular. Want to score some great deals on spring and summer clothes? Take a look at our Spring Consignment and Resale Guide for the lowdown on all the sales coming up this season.
Now is also the time to think about summer camp options for the kids. Sign ups start soon and you don’t want to miss out! Find a whole host of possibilities with our Summer Program and Camp Guide on page 28. And if you’ve got someone going away to camp for the first time this year, be sure to read Preparing Your Child for Sleep Away Camp for some valuable tips on how to make their experience a great one. Spring officially arrives on March 20th – we’re almost there! Here’s hoping the season brings plenty of fun your way!
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SUMMER CAMP? Back for a second year, Cincinnati Parent ’s annual Summer Camp Fair is a one-day event where families from all over the tristate have the opportunity to explore overnight camps, day camps and summer programs. Think of it as your one-stop shop for all things summer camp in a festive, family-friendly atmosphere. Save the date: the 2018 Summer Camp Fair happens March 17th from 1-4 pm at Kids First Sports Center. http://cincinnatiparent.com/events/cincinnati-parents-summer-camp-fair/
Ring of Fire Newport Aquarium is always changing the way we see the ocean – and this spring’s Ring of Fire is no exception! The exhibit highlights the mysterious creatures that live along the Pacific Rim’s Ring of Fire, where volcanoes and deep ocean trenches meet to create one of the world’s most intriguing ecosystems. Guests will get an up-close look at some of the most fascinating creatures that reside there, including the Giant Pacific Octopus, Moon Jellyfish and Japanese Spider Crab. Open just in time for spring break, take the whole family to check out this brandnew exhibit!
Disney on Ice Everyone’s favorite Disney characters will be skating at U.S. Bank Arena this March. Join Mickey and Minnie on a musical adventure through the ages with Snow W hite and the Seven Dwarfs, Buzz and Woody, and Anna and Elsa making an appearance! This show epitomizes what Disney is all about: magic, memories and pure family fun. The Wonderful World of Disney on Ice takes place March 8th-11th and is a must for Disney fans young and old! www.disneyonice.com/ticketinfo/The%20Wonderful%20 World%20of %20Disney%20 on%20Ice/113145
THE BUTTERFLIES of Madagascar All aboard the Easter Bunny Express LM&M Railroad offers family-friendly rides all throughout the year with seasonal themes that make the whole experience extra special. This month, take your kids on the Easter Bunny Express: an hour-long ride that stops halfway through for an egg hunt and visit with the Easter Bunny himself. If you’re looking for a fun way to celebrate the season – and a unique spin on the classic egg hunt – book a trip aboard the Easter Bunny Express. This seasonal ride is scheduled for the last two weekends of March and first Saturday of April. www.lebanonrr.com/easter.html
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Krohn Conservatory’s 2018 Butterf ly Show, The Butterflies of Madagascar, opens March 25th and promises to be one of the most vibrant and vivacious shows to date. Madagascar is known as the “island of rainbows” and this show celebrates the exotic f lora, striking fauna and extraordinary landscape of the region (plus, its beautiful b utterf lies!) Presented by Macy’s, The Butterflies of Madagascar is open daily through June 18th. www.cincinnatiparks.com/ krohn/
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10 CINCINNATI PLAYGROUNDS WORTH-THE-DRIVE cincinnatiparent.com/playgrounds Spring means playgrounds - and Cincinnati knows how to do playgrounds. Just in time for spring break, check out our top 10 worth-the-drive playgrounds in Cincinnati!
5 FAMILY-FRIENDLY WAYS TO CELEBRATE OPENING DAY cincinnatiparent.com/reds-opening-day Reds Opening Day is March 29th, and we're sharing 5 family-friendly ways to celebrate this unofficial holiday in Cincinnati. (Look for this guide mid-month!)
FOR THE LATEST KID-FRIENDLY HAPPENINGS AROUND TOWN, BOOKMARK SARAH MCCOSHAM'S "WHERE ARE WE GOING TODAY?" BLOG. WITH BRIGHT PHOTOS AND VIVID DESCRIPTIONS, HER POSTS LET PARENTS KNOW EXACTLY WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN VISITING CINCINNATI SITES. THIS MONTH, LOOK FOR FEATURES ON THE NEW REDS HALL OF FAME EXHIBIT, THE CINCINNATI ZOO AND KROHN BUTTERFLY SHOW!
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Let’s Go to Michigan! Your next family adventure awaits! When it comes to familyfriendly fun, our neighbor to the north has a little something for everyone. Whether you prefer action-packed adventure in the big city, a laid-back weekend spent soaking up the sun or something in between, Michigan has you covered. Here are just a few of our favorite ways to spend time in the Great Lakes State. TAKE A STEP BACK IN TIME
TOP MACKINAC ISLAND MIDDLE HOLLAND, MICHIGAN BOTTOM SLEEPING BEAR SAND DUNES RIGHT DOWNTOWN DETROIT
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Located off the northern coast of Michigan, Mackinac Island pays homage to the seaside towns of a bygone era. This peaceful island community with a strong Victorian vibe is the ultimate place to get away from it all, thanks largely to its ban on personal vehicles. Get the lay of the land on a self-guided bike tour around the 8.3-mile perimeter of the island. Enjoy stunning views along your path and be sure to bring your camera – jaw-dropping backdrops like Arch Rock and British Landing are ideal for snapping some shareable family photos. Or opt for a scenic ride in a horse-drawn buggy and enjoy a narrated tour of the island’s highlights along the way. Mackinac Island is also a history lesson in the making with forts, museums and historical sites scattered throughout the island. And no trip to Mackinac would be complete without fudge – be sure to stop by one of the many fudge shops to grab your free sample.
EXPLORE THE MOTOR CITY Detroit is back, baby, and the town founded on American ingenuity has something for everyone. Comerica Park in the heart of downtown is not only home to the Detroit Tigers, it also offers so many activities – from a Ferris wheel with giant baseball shape cars to batting cages – you might forget you came there for baseball. At the Motown Museum, stand in Studio A – the very place where the “The Motown Sound” was born. Stroll 125 acres of park-like grounds at the Detroit Zoo and view more than 2,800 animals, including the standard lions, tigers and bears, as well as gorillas, kangaroos, giraffes, pythons, bison and more. The newly opened penguin conservation center is the largest facility of its kind in the country. Just 20 minutes east in Dearborn, visit Greenfield Village, an 80-acre replica of an early 20th century town complete with brick roads, horses, Model-T cars and a detailed replica of Thomas Edison’s laboratory. Just steps away, the Henry Ford Museum houses an astonishing collection of Americana, including the bus where Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat and the limo JFK was sitting in when he was assassinated.
GO DUTCH Get a taste of the Netherlands in Holland, Michigan, a small coastal town settled by a group of Hollanders in 1847 that retains its Dutch inf luence today. Take a stroll around Windmill Island Garden or shop for klompen (wooden shoes) at Nelis’ Dutch Village. The annual Tulip Time Festival scheduled from May 5-13 in 2018, is not only a treat for the senses, it also brings with it a variety of entertainment options ranging from Dutch dance performances to carnival rides.
You will also find all of the standard beach town essentials. Holland Beach State Park features a white sand beach, bright blue water and a Big Red Lighthouse. Visitors can swim, fish and spend an afternoon soaking up the sun.
CLIMB THE SAND DUNES Michigan is home to the largest assemblage of fresh water dunes in the world – some 250,000 acres. From the picturesque town of Saugatuck located just south of Holland, take a scenic drive past coastal cottages and on through a lush forest before emerging at
the gorgeous vistas of Saugatuck Dunes State Park. At nearby Mount Baldhead Park, climb the 282 steps to the top of this huge, tree-covered sand dune and then cross the dunes to Oval Beach for a refreshing swim. Further north, Silver Lake Sand Dunes features a 2,000-acre sand mountain that separates miles of Lake Michigan shoreline from the 690-acre inland Silver Lake. Explore the dunes by hiking, walking and sandboarding, or opt for a ride in a dune buggy. The 130-stair climb to the top of the Little Sable Point Lighthouse is well worth the effort for the views. On the state’s far northwestern shore, enjoy breathtaking views from the seven-mile-long Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive. Snake your way through the steeply rolling hills before stopping at Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes National Park. There you can explore 35 miles of unspoiled Lake Michigan shoreline and 50,000 acres of sand dunes, beaches, forests and rivers.
When it comes to fun in the Great Lakes State, this is just the tip of the iceberg. Take a closer look at all that Michigan has to offer and discover your next great family adventure.
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preschool or kindergarten? Determining when your child is ready to move on WORDS BY LAUREN LAWSON
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Starting kindergarten is a big step for little kids – and it can be hard to know when your child is ready for this new challenge. For some kids, another year in preschool will make the transition to kindergarten go much more smoothly. But for other students, this move is something they are already well prepared for. How can you know which path is best for your little learner?
Carrie Bucksath, pre-primary teacher at The Good Shepherd Catholic Montessori in Madisonville, says schools can vary in what they are looking for when it comes to a child’s kindergarten readiness. “Academically, at our school, when deciding if a child is ready for kindergarten, the teacher will consider a variety of skills. The child should recognize basic shapes and colors. He/she should also be able to rote count, recognize number symbols to approximately twenty, and match the numbers and symbols correctly to at least ten.” Some letter name and sound recognition is a bonus. A child’s attention span and ability to stay on task are other factors to consider, too.
Social and emotional maturity also play an important role in a child’s ability to be successful in kindergarten. Bucksath is interested to see if a student uses eye contact when greeting adults and other children, can speak clearly, and follow multi-step directions. “We look to see if a child is independent in caring for him/herself and in choosing and completing activities as well,” she says. No two children are exactly alike in their development, so drawing from the experience of your child’s preschool teacher for their insight on your child’s readiness for kindergarten can be very helpful.
Laura Morgan, a kindergarten teacher at St. Thomas School in Fort Thomas, Kentucky, says that the collaboration between preschool and kindergarten teachers is key when considering a move forward. Teachers at their school in both levels use a type of assessment called Brigance to help evaluate a student’s strengths and weaknesses. Morgan says, “In preschool, the preschool teacher gives the students an assessment at the end of the year to gauge whether or not they should move up into another preschool class or if they are ready for kindergarten.” Kindergarten teachers Alisa Forman, Darla Belcuore and Rachel Hebert at Hyde Park Public School say kindergarten readiness skills can include a child’s ability to: • Write their name • Hold and use scissors • Follow directions and complete a task • Use complete sentences to express thoughts, wants and needs • Take turns when playing games with peers They also say that in order to be successful in kindergarten, students should have some experience being away from their parents for several hours at time.
Having familiarity with books, counting and interacting with peers are all helpful as well. It’s also important to remember that kindergarten is a time of immense growth for students – academically, socially and emotionally – and teachers are there to encourage and guide young learners along the way. Maybe one of the most important factors to having a positive experience in kindergarten is a child’s own eager anticipation of it. “As a kindergarten student walking in the door, we hope to see a child who is curious and has a willingness to learn,” says Bucksath.
Determining when to move your child from preschool to kindergarten is an important decision. If you’re unsure of what the best call is for your student, talk with your student’s preschool teacher for their insights and experience. You can also reach out to your local elementary school and ask to speak with their staff about kindergarten readiness. Armed with this knowledge, and your unique understanding of your child, you’ll be equipped to make the most informed decision possible.
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Tech obsessions, spelling struggles and grumpy mornings
THE OBSESSION MY SON HAS WITH HIS COMPUTER IS PUTTING ME OVER THE EDGE. HE SPENDS HOURS AND HOURS ATTACHED TO TECHNOLOGY. WHAT CAN I DO ABOUT THIS?
Define exactly what you would like to be different and then set up realistic family guidelines based upon what you want to change. What are the consequences of your sonâ€™s overuse of technology? How is it impacting him or your family negatively? There may be certain times of day that you want to designate as technology and media-free for all of you, like meal times or immediately after school. Prohibiting technology use 30-60 minutes before bed is considered a healthy restriction for children so that they can fall asleep more easily. If you are concerned that active play has been replaced by technology, incorporate an evening walk or bike ride into your family routine.
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Take a look at exactly what your son is doing during his tech time. Find ways for it to be constructive, for example, doing online keyboarding games, math challenges, games that require strategy and reasoning, etc. Also, it should be across-the- board family policy that all electronic devices are in the parentsâ€™ possession during the overnight hours to promote healthy, uninterrupted sleep.
MY SECONDGRADE SON IS HAVING A TOUGH TIME WITH SPELLING. WEEK AFTER WEEK, HIS TEST SCORES ARE LOW. WE HAVE BOTH BECOME VERY FRUSTRATED. WHAT CAN WE DO TO TURN THIS AROUND?
Spelling is a real struggle for many students. Help your son prepare by offering a variety of approaches to his study time. On the evening he receives the list, have him write out the words using a different colored pencil for each word. As he writes out the word, he should say each letter aloud. The acts of reading the word, physically writing it out, hearing the letters, and making color associations will multiply the memory effects of just writing out the words. During another study session, have him give you a spelling test. Intentionally misspell some of the words. When he grades your paper, he should write the correct spelling of each word you missed. Another time, create a list of the words along with ways they may be spelled incorrectly. Have your son select the correctly spelled words from the options. If your son insists that he wants to use the computer practice set up by his teacher, allow that as a baseline. After he has played the games a couple of times, he should write down the words he is still missing and practice those another way.
Proofreading after the test, or even in between words, is essential. After writing the word out, your son should go back and spell the word in his head, making a very light mark under each letter as he hears it in his head. Children will often just read the word they have written and not see a missed or incorrect letter because of the efficient way their brains process familiar words.
OUR THIRDGRADE DAUGHTER IS ABSOLUTELY IMPOSSIBLE IN THE MORNING. SHE FIGHTS GETTING UP WHEN SHE IS CALLED AND IS RUDE TO EVERYONE UNTIL SHE GETS ON THE BUS. WHAT CAN I DO TO REMEDY THIS SITUATION?
While it is difficult to change someone elseâ€™s morning temperament, it is not necessary to accept rude behavior that impacts your entire family. A conversation about this at a later time, not in the middle of her grumpiness, is needed. Track and record specific behaviors (her rude words and actions) including time wasted due to her ignoring your prompts. When you have your meeting, present her with the list. State very simply that this behavior is unacceptable
and that you would like to create a list of morning procedures together. Compile a simple list that includes wake-up time and morning responsibilities on a timetable. Determine how the process will go. Removing yourself from the situation as much as possible will help keep rising tensions at bay. Perhaps a musical alarm will help get the day off to a more positive start. Be realistic! Do not expect jovial pleasantries; respect her individual morning challenges as part of who she is. But do expect a total removal of rudeness. When she deviates from the plan, simply refer her to the schedule without harping. The natural consequence for her not following through is an earlier bedtime. If the problem persists, consider the possibility that there may, indeed, be a good reason for her morning struggles. Is your daughter getting enough rest? An earlier bedtime may be in order. She also may be having trouble sleeping soundly through the night. Investigate factors that may be having a negative impact.
ASK THE TEACHER is written by Deb Krupowicz, a mother of four who holds a Masterâ€™s degree in Curriculum and Instruction. Deb has over twenty years of experience teaching preschool, elementary and middle school students. Please send your questions to her at asktheteacher@ cincinnatiparent.com.
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THE CAMPUS AT KIDS FIRST We have FULL DAY Kindergarten! Located inside the nationally acclaimed Kids First Sports Center, The Campus offers the premier early learning experience for children ages 6 weeks through Kindergarten. As the only early learning center in the area that makes physical education a top priority, The Campus at Kids First gives your child an academic edge by integrating a world class physical education (including gymnastics, basketball, yoga and soccer!) curriculum in to the daily schedule, at NO additional cost! Our carefully selected and loving teachers utilize a relevance-based curriculum combined with child-directed play to make learning FUN and start each child on their journey to becoming a life-long learner. 7900 E Kemper Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45249, www. theCampusKF.com, Phone: (513) 629-KIDS, info@ theCampusKF.com
CHAI TOTS EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER Academic excellence via a unique blend of Jewish and Montessori education offering strong academics, stressing life skills, interpersonal relationship skills and nurturing a love for life-long learning. Individualized curriculum customized for each student, expansive naturally lit rooms, low student ratio. Specials include yoga, music, Hebrew, Spanish, dance, drama, art and Tae Kwon Do. Flexible schedules, before and aftercare, web cams and after-school enrichment available. Transportation available to/from Mason schools. Limited space - now enrolling! 7587 Central Parke Blvd., Mason, OH 45040, Phone: (513) 234-0600, www.ChaiTots.com, Ages/Grades: Infant, Toddler, Preschool, Kindergarten (6 weeks-6 years), Enrollment: 60
CINCINNATI HILLS CHRISTIAN ACADEMY CHCA is a vibrant, multidenominational, college preparatory school serving students Age 2- grade 12. We’re investing $9MM to deliver new levels of student engagement through expanded facilities including an expanded Early Childhood Learning Center, Innovation Labs, a Greenhouse, and Engineering and Applied Science Labs. CHCA is leading the way to higher levels of cognitive, relational, and spiritual engagement for each student. 11525 Snider Road, Cincinnati, OH 45249, Contact: Natalie Pfister, Enrollment Director, Phone: (513)2470900, Email: email@example.com, www.chca-oh. org, Ages 2 - Grade 12, Enrollment: 1350
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THE COMPASS SCHOOL Ages 6 weeks-6 years plus after school & summer camp up to age 12. Offering outstanding ReggioInspired full and part-time Infant, Toddler, Two’s, and Preschool programs, as well as Kindergarten, After School, and Summer Camp for school-age children. Degreed teachers, extensive parent communication, and welcoming family environment. Setting the standard in early care and education. NAEYC Accredited. Call today for your personal tour. 9370 Waterstone Blvd., Cincinnati, OH 45249, Contact: Meghan Schymanski, Phone: 513-683-8833, Fax: 513-683-8456, Email: compass.meghan@gmail. com, www.TheCompassSchool.com
CREATIVE TOTS, MASON Our holistic approach allows children (18 months - 5 1/2 years) the opportunity to learn, explore, play and grow while engaging in the fine arts, science, music, yoga and a modernized curriculum. We provide opportunities to use creativity, solve problems, use language, develop new vocabulary and reading skills, while engaging in intellectual activities. There are elements of STEAM education, bilingual education, arts education, as well as lots of physical activities to strengthen the mind and body. 6408 Thornberry Ct., Mason, OH 45040, Contact: Emilie Parry, Phone: 513-770-6776, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, www.creativetotsmason. com, Grades: Toddler: 18 months-3 years, Preschool: 3-4 years; Pre-K: 4-5 years
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language development, literacy, math, science and social studies, as well as Biblical teaching and prayer in Chapel. 11251 Montgomery Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45249, Contact: Chris Conner, Director, Email: email@example.com, Phone: 513-469-5333, www.mcc.church/familylife/ preschool
YMCA OF GREATER CINCINNATI The YMCA of Greater Cincinnati offers state licensed before and after school care at over 85 locations throughout Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. 1105 Elm Street, Cincinnnati, OH 45202, Contact: Trish Kitchell, VP Youth Development, Phone: 513-362-YMCA, Fax: 513-651-3540, Email: tkitchell@MyY.org, www. MyY.org, Grades: Ages 3-12, Enrollment: Stop by any YMCA of Greater Cincinnati location or check with your local school district.
CHILDREN’S MEETING HOUSE MONTESSORI SCHOOL Children's Meeting House Montessori School has been proudly educating students from preschool through 6th grade using the principles of the Montessori philosophy since 1972. CMH offers a variety of preschool, enrichment and before/after school options to meet each family’s needs. Partner with our devoted staff of experienced and Montessori trained teachers throughout your child’s most developmental years. CMH – where learning happens, naturally. Find out more or schedule a tour on our website. 927 O’Bannonville Road, Loveland, OH 45140, Contact: Casey Reed, Director, Phone: 513-683-4757, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, www.cmhschool.com, Grades: Preschool through Sixth grade, Enrollment: 150
COUNTRY HILLS MONTESSORI Providing programs for 3 to K. Small, individualized classes with low student-teacher ratios, under the guidance of Montessori certified teachers, in an inter-generational environment. Multiple Locations in Eastgate, Oakley, Harrison and West Chester Ohio and in Ft. Thomas KY. Visit chmschools.com for all location addresses & phones.
Quality education and unique programming is just as important to us as it is to you. We provide a safe, secure atmosphere for our students, allowing them to experience and enjoy all Crème de la Crème has to offer. Our team taught curriculum makes it fun for your child to excel!
Contact: Susan Schreiber, Owner, Email: susan@ chmschools.com, www.chmschools.com/, Grades: 3 - K
5324 Natorp Blvd, Mason, OH 45040, Contact: Heather O'Donnell/Executive Director, Email: HODonnell@cremedelacreme.com, Phone: 513-4594300, https://cremedelacreme.com
Little Sprouts Montessori nurtures the natural curiosity and enthusiasm of children, helping them develop a lifetime love of learning. Our goal is to empower children to discover and hone their strengths as they explore the world. We recognize the importance of individualized education, and maintain a 1:6 ratio.
MONTGOMERY COMMUNITY CHURCH PRESCHOOL MCC Preschool provides a prekindergarten and enrichment program in a Christian environment. The program encourages the development of social, intellectual, and physical skills, as well as spiritual growth to prepare each child for the formal learning experience. The children will experience different skill-building activities encompassing the arts,
LITTLE SPROUTS MONTESSORI PRESCHOOL & KINDERGARTEN
7131 Plainfield Road, Deer Park, OH 45236, Contact: Christie Sawyer, Phone: 513-697-9021, Email: csawyer@ leavesoflearning.org, www.little-sprouts.org, Grades: Preschool & Kindergarten, Enrollment: Families choose mornings two to four days per week (T/TH and/or W/F), and/or afternoon sessions on Tuesday and Thursday.
MERCY MONTESSORI CENTER Mercy Montessori is Cincinnati's first Catholic Montessori elementary school and provides students with a personalized education. Mercy offers a sliding scale tuition model, in-school swimming instruction starting at age three, and attracts students from over 50 zip codes. Mercy educates the whole child and develops a strong foundation for learning. 2335 Grandview Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45206, Contact: Amanda Grimm, Admissions Director, Phone: (513) 475-6700 ext. 210, Email: agrimm@ mercymontessori.org, www.mercymontessori.org, Grades: Preschool - 8th Grade, Enrollment: 292
THE NEW SCHOOL MONTESSORI Cincinnati's only school accredited by the American Montessori Society. Centrally located and surrounded by wooded play yards and gardens, students benefit from a nurturing environment where Montessori-credentialed staff support high academic and personal achievement. Full-day, half-day with healthy lunches included in tuition. ISACS and AMS accredited program. 3 Burton Woods Lane, Cincinnati, OH 45229, Contact: Ceara Comstock, Phone: (513)281-7999, Email: email@example.com, www.newschool montessori.com, Grades: 3-year-olds through Grade 6, Enrollment: 135
MONTESSORI ACADEMY OF CINCINNATI Our goal is to instill a love of learning in each child and to assure a solid grounding in the basics of education that will help each student achieve his potential. We provide an outstanding, experienced staff, low student-teacher ratios, a nurturing, student-centered approach, and on-site before-school and after-school care. 8293 Duke Boulevard, Mason, Ohio 45040, Phone: 513-398-7773, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, http:// www.montacademy.org/, Ages/Grades: 18 months through 8th grade
THE SUMMIT COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL Founded in 1890, The Summit serves students from 18 months to Grade 12. Full- and half-day Montessori programs for ages 18 months-age 6 begin the academic journey followed by a college-preparatory program (Grades 1-12). The Summit educates students spiritually, academically, physically, socially and artistically while offering the academic excellence and one-on-one guidance of a top-tier Catholic independent school. 2161 Grandin Road (Hyde Park), Cincinnati, OH 45208, Phone: 513-871-4700, ext. 261, Email: pearl_e@ summitcds.org, www.summitcds.org
LINDEN GROVE SCHOOL Linden Grove School is a state-accredited, non-public K-8 school offering a specialized learning environment for students with ASD and related learning needs. Our progressive education program integrates academics, social-emotional learning, and specialized therapies. We partner with families to create a respectful, rewarding and supportive environment, inspiring hope for all and providing each student with the opportunity for personal growth and independence. After-school programs and summer camp are also available for enrolled students. 4122 Myrtle Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45236, http://www. lindengroveschool.org, Phone: (513) 984-2215, email@example.com
SPRINGER SCHOOL AND CENTER For more than 45 years, Springer School and Center has empowered students with learning disabilities to lead successful lives. Springer offers a day school for students ages 6-14 and outreach programs and learning disability resources for students, parents and teachers in the Greater Cincinnati area. The Springer Experience. Success Starts Here. 2121 Madison Road, Cincinnati, OH 45208, Contact: Carmen Mendoza, Admissions Director, Phone: 513 871-6080 ext. 211, Fax: 513 871-6428, Email: cmendoza@springer-LD.org, www.springer-LD.org, Grades: 1 through 8, Enrollment: 200
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WORDS BY SARAH MCCOSHAM
Spring Consignment and Resale Guide The best deals just in time for the season Spring has sprung, which can only mean one thing: spring consignment sales! Not only are these events a great way to score major bargains, you can also make a buck or two by selling your kids’ too-small gear and apparel. Mark your calendars and shop ’til you drop at these spring consignment sales and resale shops in the Cincinnati area. 2018 EVERYTHING FOR KIDS SALE When: Sat., March 3 from 9-11:30 am Where: Florence Baptist Church, 642 Mount Zion Road, Florence, KY www.facebook.com/ EverythingKidsSale/ The Everything for Kids Sale is the Northern Kentucky Mothers of Multiples’ semi-annual sale which is open to the public – not just families with twins. Admission is $1 per person and kids 12 and under are free. Credit cards are accepted at checkout with a $3 fee.
CHANGING HANDS SALE When: Sat., March 3 from 9 am-1 pm Where: Madeira Elementary School, 7840 Thomas Drive, Madeira, OH www.changinghandssale.com In terms of consignment sales, the Changing Hands Sale gets an “A” for organization; this sale is well laid out and very shopper-friendly. There’s a $1 cash fee for entry, and only cash and credit cards are accepted at checkout (no checks). 24
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FAITH MOPS BABY AND KIDS SALE When: Sat., March 3 from 7:30-11 am Where: Faith Church, 5910 Price Road, Milford, OH www.facebook.com/ FaithMOPSbabysale/ Come early at this sale! Doors open at 7:30 am, but the first 10 shoppers get in at 7:15 am. Admission is $1 and includes entry for three raffles: a Cincinnati Nature Center Family Membership, Cincinnati Museum Center Family Membership and a Pop-Up Party Box Orange Leaf (spend $100 at checkout, and get a second entry into each raffle). Also note: credit cards are accepted with a $1 fee.
CINCINNATI MOTHERS OF TWINS CONSIGNMENT SALE When: Sat., March 10 from 8:30-11:30 am Where: Loveland Middle School, 801 S. Lebanon Road, Loveland, OH www.facebook.com/nemotmcsale/ The Cincinnati Mothers of Twins consignment sale features everything from strollers and car seats to toys, clothes and shoes – all at bargain prices. Admission is $1 per person and credit cards are accepted for purchases.
MCCORMICK FEATHER THE NEST SALE
RHEA LANA’S SPRING CONSIGNMENT SALE
When: Sat., March 10 from 7:30 am-12 pm
When: Sun., March 18 – Thurs., March 22
Where: McCormick Elementary School, 751 Loveland Miamiville Road, Loveland, OH www.facebook.com/ McCormickFeatherTheNest This sale is sponsored by the McCormick Elementary PTO, and features dozens of consigners selling everything from baby clothes to sports gear. Kids 6 and under can participate in the “Cutest Kid Photo Contest,” which is held during sale hours. Admission is $1 at the door – and both the entrance fee and checkout are cash only.
TWIG 3 MOM’S MARKET When: Sat., March 10 from 9 am-1 pm Where: Springboro Junior High School, 1605 South Main Street, Springboro, OH www.facebook.com/ twig3momsmarket/?hc_ref=ARS7 fjOEtU6Rs3aTLzR6dzdZvOr_4Jo_ Uh1iP2JgitfsTP0_mvRLIA5LHRkJidafac&fref=nf Cincy parents-to-be: skip the expensive registries; this Springboro sale boasts one of the best baby departments around! Admission is $1, and a portion of the sale’s proceeds benefit Dayton Children’s Hospital. Credit cards are accepted at checkout; follow the sale’s Facebook page for free admission passes and contests for presale access.
Where: Tri County Commons, 720 Kemper Commons Circle, Cincinnati OH northcincinnati.rhealana.com Rhea Lana’s is one of the largest consignment events in Cincinnati, and is unique in that it lasts a full week! The Spring Sale features spring and summer children's clothing, plus books, games, indoor and outdoor toys, baby equipment, maternity and more. Admission and parking are free; check the sale’s schedule for half-price promotions.
ANYTHING FOR KIDS SALE When: Sat., March 24 from 8 am-12 pm Where: Lakota East High School, 6840 Lakota Lane, Liberty Township, OH https://m.facebook.com/ wcmultiplesale/ Organized by the West Chester Mothers of Twins & More, this sale has bargain prices on gently used clothing for preemies to teens, plus toys, gear and equipment. This sale is open to anyone (not just parents of multiples), and proceeds sponsor the West Chester Mothers of Twins & More and Cincinnati's Ronald McDonald House. Admission is $1 - cash only.
Almost all of the organizations listed host fall sales as well, so be sure to ask about future sale dates. If you want to get a few secondhand steals in between sales, check out the following Cincinnati consignment retailers. Little Sprouts Boutique 6208 Tylersville Road, Mason, Ohio
Once Upon A Child
Reruns for Wee Ones
9 locations in the Greater Cincinnati/ Dayton area
4 Greater Cincinnati locations
Two locations: 5353 Dixie Hwy, Fairfield, OH and 8142 PrincetonGlendale Rd, West Chester, OH
www.onceuponachildcincy dayton.com This well-known resale chain is popular with Cincinnati parents, and for good reason. It’s a one-stop shop for all things kids: clothing, shoes, sports uniforms, Halloween costumes and even toys - all priced at a fraction of what you’d spend at the mall.
www.littlesproutsboutique.com Walk into Little Sprouts, and you’ll swear you’re in a high-end kids’ boutique – not a resale shop. And with more than 30,000 items, you’re sure to find designer duds for your stylish little sprout.
https://www.clothesmentor.com Moms be sure to head to Clothes Mentor for designer clothes, shoes and accessories, all at budget-friendly prices. Too busy to shop for yourself? Be sure to sign up for a free personal shopper session and maximize your kid-free time.
www.rerunsforweeones.com This family-owned operation is now known as the “Largest Children’s Resale Shop” in the city. Reruns buys and sells apparel, toys, maternity and more.
The Snooty Fox 10 locations around Cincinnati
Plato’s Closet 7 locations in the Greater Cincinnati/ Dayton area www.platoscloset.com/ locations#us Plato’s Closet is the older sibling of Once Upon a Child and the place to find the top brands, trends and styles for hard-to-please tweens and teens.
https://shopsnooty.com The Snooty Fox is an upscale consignment store that sells like-new, brand-name clothing. You’ll find especially great deals on “special occasion” clothes for your kids.
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Preparing Your Child for Sleep Away Camp A few simple steps for a great experience
asking, ‘what type of child does well at this camp?’” Rosenberg notes that it’s also important to send your child to a camp that you feel 100 percent confident in. “Camps aren’t regulated at the federal level,” says Rosenberg. “They’re regulated at the state level and every state is different. One way that you know you’re considering a camp that has met the minimum standards recognized nationally by courts of law is to find out if the camp is accredited by the American Camp Association.”
Visit the camp for a firsthand impression. “I always encourage parents to visit a camp while it’s in session to actually see the camp in action,” says Rosenberg. “It will really help your child connect the dots and see the fun and it will help mom and dad narrow down which camp to send their child to.” Rosenberg points out that parents and their future-camper will need to plan ahead and visit the camp the summer before their child plans to enroll, when camp is in session.
Prepare kids – and parents – for a summer without devices.
Sleep away camp is a big deal! The first time being away from home is a significant milestone for kids – and parents. How can you ensure the best experience possible? Read on! Make sure they’re ready. “You know your child is ready for sleep away camp when they begin to ask about it,” says Tom Rosenberg, President and CEO of the American Camp Association, a 100+ year old organization dedicated to promoting quality camp programs. Some kids begin asking about camp as young as seven or eight and for other kids that might be nine, ten or eleven. “One wonderful way to practice being independent is to have sleepovers with friends or spend a significant number of nights visiting relatives away from mom and dad,” says Rosenberg. “That’s a great way to gauge their confidence level and readiness.”
Find a camp that fits your child. “Part of the conversation when you are interviewing camp directors is trying to figure out if this camp is a good fit for my child,” says Rosenberg. “There are so many types of camps and so many types of kids. Don’t be shy about
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Camp is a community without technology. That usually affects parents more than kids, explains Rosenberg. “Your daughter or son is at camp having a blast. Pretty soon they forget about having a device. But Mom and Dad are still at home and wondering how their child is doing. I find that for many parents they struggle more with a child not having a device than the child themselves.”
Discuss communication before your child leaves. Since your child can’t just call you to check in, it’s important that they’re clear on how they can communicate with you while they’re away. “Every camp is a little bit different,” says Rosenberg. At most camps, good old-fashioned snail mail is encouraged. But some camps offer e-letters, a system where Mom or Dad email letters to their child that the camp prints out. When the child writes back, their letter is scanned into a PDF and emailed back to the parents.
Go over the camp rules beforehand. “Most camps will publish a Camp Parent Handbook which will have all kinds of important information and tips about how to prepare your child for camp,” says Rosenberg. The handbook will also cover what to pack, how to label personal items, handling medications and more. “Parents shouldn’t delay reading the handbook with their child,” says Rosenberg. It’s also important to discuss with your child the communal responsibilities they’ll
have while they are away. “Everyone has responsibilities every day at camp,” explains Rosenberg. “Kids contribute to cabin cleanup, they pick up their clothes off the floor and put them in the laundry bag, and they’re responsible for keeping track of their own stuff.”
Prepare for homesickness. “Have a conversation about homesickness and acknowledge that homesickness is a normal process that every human being has when they have their first separation from their parents,” says Rosenberg. It’s also important to let your child know that they can’t come home just because they’re feeling homesick. “Camp directors will probably tell you not to tell your child that they can come home if they don’t like it,” says Rosenberg. “It doesn’t help a child try very hard if they’re at camp and they know they can pull the parachute rip cord any time they want. It takes work just like anything else settling in to it and giving it a chance.”
For many kids, going to camp is the highlight of their summer. Make sure your child will be a “happy camper” by planning ahead with these simple tips. Then send them off for an experience they’ll never forget!
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& CAMP guide DAY CAMPS BALDWIN MUSIC EDUCATION CENTER SUMMER PROGRAMS 3799 Hyde Park Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45208, Contact: Rachel Kramer, Phone: 513-351-1109, Email: info@BaldwinMusicEduCenter.com, www.baldwinmusiceducenter.com Gender of Campers: Coed Basic Category: Arts Dates: June-August with flex-terms and options Ages/Grades: Preschool Music Classes for Ages 6-months to 4-yrs & Keyboard Camps for ages 5-10 Cost: $80-$190
Summer is more exciting with music classes to brighten each week! Age-specific, speciallydesigned music classes engage students from the minute they walk through the door. Singing, playing, keyboard time, crafts and more open the world of music to every child. 55+ years experience, trained group music teachers, friendly neighborhood, ample parking and family discounts.
BIG SHOTS SPORTS TRAINING SUMMER CAMPS 885 St. Route 28 Milford, Ohio 45150, Contact: Laura Weisbrod/Manager, Phone: 5132447468, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, www.bigshotstraining.com Basic Category: Sports Dates: June, July, August
Located inside of Recreations Outlet in Milford, Big Shots Sports Training will help your young athlete in the making GET THEIR GAME ON! with our variety of summer camp offerings focused on Basketball, Volleyball, & Strength + Agility. We have something to offer for ages 3 and up!
CAMP AT THE J
8485 Ridge Road, Cincinnati, OH 45236, Contact: Judith Rapport, Camp Director, Phone: 513-7617500, Email: email@example.com, www.mayersonjcc.org/camp-afterschool/ summer-camps/
Multiple locations throughout Cincinnati, Phone: (800) 968-4332, Email: campinvention@invent. org, http://campinvention.org/
Gender of Campers: Coed Basic Category: Adventure/Tripping, Arts, School Programs (Before/After), Special Needs, Sports, Traditional Dates: June 11 - August 10, 2018; One-, two-, and three-week camp options
From swim lessons and archery to arts and crafts, Camp at the J provides great social and educational opportunities that foster friendships and features all the fun that has made camp a summertime staple for kids. Camp at the J offers sports, field trips, and value-based learning that encourages respect and community.
CAMP CHABAD 2820 Bearcat Way, Cincinnati, OH 45221, Contact: Rabbi Majeski, Phone: 513-731-5111, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, www.CampChabad.org Gender of Campers: Coed Basic Category: Arts, Sports, Swimming, Traditional, Inclusion, Winter/Spring Break Programs Dates: June 25 - August 3rd Ages/Grades: 2 Yr.-13 yrs old Cost: $190 - $220
A camp that has it all! Sports, Nature, Art, Music, Character Growth, Field Trips, Swimming Lessons, using 200,000 square feet of unmatched fun! Nurturing and dedicated staff. “mix and match” your weeks or sign up for all 6 weeks. Lunch and transportation included. ACA Accredited. Cincinnati’s Premier Jewish Day Camp. The only full day Jewish preschool camp in Cincinnati!
BOYCHOIR SUMMER MUSIC CAMP Phone: (513) 396-7664, Contact: KellyAnn Nelson, Managing Artistic Director, www.cincinnatiboychoir.org/camp Basic Category: Arts Dates: June 25-29, 2018
Calling all music-loving boys entering grades 2 through 6 for a musical voyage around the world! During this week-long half-day camp at the Aronoff Center for the Arts, boys sing in the camp choir, join a drumming ensemble, play instruments, learn dances, and play games that reflect the area of the world that we “travel” to.
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CAMP-I-CAN 5050 Madison Road Cincinnati OH 45227, Contact: Kaitlyn Rinear, Phone: 513-527-7358 ext. 5058, Email: campican@thechildrenshomecinti. org, www.thechildrenshomecinti.org Basic Category: Academic, Adventure/ Outdoor, Arts, Sports, Travel Dates: May 30 - August 2
Camp-I-Can at The Children’s Home is a fun and safe place for children ages 5 to 12 during the summer, when school is out and parents are at work. Campers enhance creativity, leadership & social skills while celebrating culture & diversity. Breakfast, lunch, afternoon snack and field trips and a t-shirt included!
Special needs: Yes Dates: Varies by location Ages: Kindergarten through 6th grade
Camp Invention’s all-new summer curriculum, allows children in grades K-6 to create a vehicle of the future, design a mechanical robot dog, and build futuristic dream homes. Visit campinvention.org or call (800) 968-4332 to register. Use promo code Ideas25 to save $25 (expires 3/23) and Ideas15 to save $15 (expires 5/4).
CAMP VILLA 3660 Vineyard Place Cincinnati, OH, Contact: Lisa Wolfer/Director of Summer Programs, Email: email@example.com, Phone: 513-533-7363, https://www.stursulavilla.org/ summer-programs/
There is truly something for everyone at Camp Villa, located on St. Ursula Villa’s historic, urban campus. We offer a variety of specialty camps as well as theme-based, summer-long enrichment opportunities with half-day and full-day offerings. CAMP WAVE Located at Newport Aquarium: One Aquarium Way, Newport, KY 41071, Phone: (859) 815-1422, Contact: Lauren Beatty, Email: camp@ wavefoundation.org, https://wavefoundation.org Gender of Campers: Coed Basic Category: Academic, Winter/Spring Break Programs Dates: Spring, Summer, and Winter break camps Hours: 9am-4pm Ages/Grades: 6-12 , K-8
Camp WAVE is a day camp experience for students in grades K-8, held at Newport Aquarium in Newport, KY from 9am-4pm. Camp WAVE is the only camp around where campers have the chance to meet sharks, penguins, and stingrays up close while exploring the aquatic wonders around us.
CHILDREN’S MEETING HOUSE MONTESSORI SCHOOL SUMMER CAMP 927 O’Bannonville Road, Loveland, OH 45140, Phone: 513-683-4757, Email: office@cmhschool. com, cmhschool.com Gender of Campers: Coed Basic Category: Academic, Adventure/Tripping, Arts, Traditional
Dates: Weeks of June 18, June 25, July 16, July 23
Visit our website to see the Summer Camp Programs CMH has to offer your family this year. Our camps offer a variety of Arts, Crafts, Nature, Science, Drama, and fun activities for children ages 3-12 on our beautiful 7+ acre campus. Camps are led by experienced CMH Staff, who are eager to share their passion for learning and having fun with our campers. Childcare is available after day camp until 5:30pm to accomodate working families. Reserve your space NOW!
CINCINNATI MUSEUM CENTER – MUSEUM CAMP 1301 Western Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45203, Cincinnati, OH 45203, Phone: (513) 728-0082, Contact: Kelsey Enderle, Email: KEnderle@cincymuseum.org, http://www. cincymuseum.org/programs/museum-camp Gender of Campers: Coed Basic Category: Academic, Arts, Winter/Spring Break Programs Ages/Grades: Kindergarten - 8th grade Dates: May 29 - August 10 Hours: 9am - 4pm (Before and After Care Available)
Explore science, technology, history and the arts through creative activities and games at Cincinnati Museum Center’s fun and educational Museum Camps. Whether there’s a day or a week off from school, there’s a camp for that because when school is out – Museum Camps are in! Camps include a t-shirt, afternoon snacks and days full of exciting and educational activities including science experiments, crafts, group projects, games and more!
CINCINNATI ART MUSEUM SUMMER CAMP 953 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, 45202, Phone:(513) 721-ARTS, Email: CAMsummercamp@cincyart.org, cincinnatiartmuseum.org/summercamp Dates: Weekly, June 11–August 10 (no camp week of July 4) Ages/Grades: Ages 6-12 Weekly camp costs: Members: $175 per child, General public: $225 per child, Before /After Care: $35 per child
Jump into art with eight weeks of exciting art projects, gallery games, and more! Explore a different theme each week with activities taught by skilled educators and museum staff. Register for multiple weeks to enjoy all the Art Museum has to offer. Registration starts February 1.
CINCINNATI BALLET'S KIDS DANCE CAMP 1555 Central Pkwy, Cincinnati, OH 45214, Phone: 513-562-1111, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, cballet.org/ academy Basic Category: Arts Dates: June 4 - 8, June 11 - 15 & July 30 - August 3, 2018
Over three week-long adventures, Cincinnati Ballet's Kids Dance Camp will explore the fantasy worlds of Peter Pan, Beauty and the Beast, and Aladdin. Through ageappropriate ballet classes and activities led by professional faculty, students will leap into a dance-themed quest to seek out lost boys, magic carpets, enchanted castles and more.
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CINCINNATI PLAYHOUSE IN THE PARK SUMMER THEATRE CAMP AND PERFORMANCE ACADEMY
962 Mt. Adams Circle, Cincinnati, OH 45202, Phone: 513-421-3888, cincyplay.com
Location: Cincinnati Nature Center, 4949 Tealtown Road, Milford, OH 45150, Contact: Sharon Renner, email@example.com, Phone: 513-831-1711, www.CincyNature.org
Basic Category: Arts Dates: June 4 - July 27
Dates: June-August 2018 Ages/Grades: Ages 1-13
The Summer of Stories! Each one-week Theatre Camp offers five exciting courses that are influenced by a unique, book-based theme. Themes and courses vary by week. Performance Academy is a three-week, process-based program for the theatre enthusiast who wants to experience the production of a play from beginning to end.
CincyNature Camps at Cincinnati Nature Center are a fun way for kids to use their creativity and imaginations in a safe, friendly environment. These week-long day camps are held in Milford and Goshen, June through August. Register on our website!
CINCINNATI REDS BASEBALL/ SOFTBALL CAMPS Locations: Beechwood HS in Ft. Mitchell, KY; Reds MLB Youth Academy in Cincinnati; Mason HS in Mason; Harrison HS in Harrison; St. Xavier HS in Cincinnati; Summit Country Day in Cincinnati; Miamisburg HS in Miamisburg; Contact: Tim Rappe, Executive Director, Phone: 855-846-7337, Email: Trappe@reds.com, www.reds.com/camps Gender of Campers: Coed Basic Category: Sports Ages/Grades: Ages 6-14 Cost: $395 Dates: Beechwood HS and Reds Youth Academy: 6/4-6/8, Mason HS and Miamisburg HS: 6/256/29, Reds Youth Academy and Harrison HS: 7/2-7/6, Summit Country Day: 7/23-7/27, St. Xavier HS: 8/6-8/10
Official Camps of the Reds. 30 hrs. of World Class baseball/softball training and unforgettable Reds experience. Meet a current player at GABP. 30 hrs. of instruction. Bring a buddy and save $25. Maybe the best baseball camp in America. Camps sold out last year so register early. Activities Included: VIP trip to Great American, full Reds uniform, 4 game tickets.
CINCINNATI THEATRE SUMMER CAMP Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, The Otto M. Budig Theater, 1195 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202. Phone: 513-381-2273, cincyshakes.com/ summercamp Basic Category: Arts Ages/Grades: Grades 1-12 Cost: $295/week Dates: June 11-July 27, 2018, 9am-5pm
Join Cincinnati’s most buzzed about professional theater company downtown for Theatre Summer Camp! Students from Grades 1-12 can join us at any or all of the 6 themed weeks: Monsters and Magic, Chills and Thrills, Choose Your Own Adventure, Sleuths and Spies, Comedy and Clowning, and Action and Adventure as well as 3 weeks of Shakespeare themed camps for Grades 6-12! Learn more at cincyshakes.com/ summercamp.
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CLASSROOM ANTICS TECH CAMPS Locations: Multiple Locations in Cincinnati and Dayton, Contact: Natalie Baker, Phone: 800595-3776, Classroomantics.com Dates: Weekly sessions, June 4-August 10 Age/Grades: Ages 7-14 Cost: $195 - $235
Kids LEARN what they LOVE in tech camp by designing video games, creating stop-motion movies, producing videos, coding programs, modding Minecraft, or engineering LEGO robots. Full and half-day options available in our affordable weeklong camps. Space is limited, register today! Use code CINP10 to save $10 (expires 4/30/18).
CLERMONT COUNTY PARK DISTRICT SUMMER CAMPS 2228 U.S. Highway 50, Batavia, Ohio 45103, Contact: Jana Marshall, Phone: 513-240-2615 www.clermontparks.org Gender of Campers: Coed Basic Category: Outdoor/Adventure Dates: June 11 – August 6 Ages: 3-13
A variety of exciting, hands-on outdoor learning experiences and opportunities for ages 3 to 13 ¬Pre-K Summer Camp/Storytime, Junior Naturalist, Outdoor Survival Camp, Nature Sleuths. Sessions start June 11 and run through August 6. Call Jana Marshall, lead naturalist, at 513-240-2615 to register. Visit www.clermont parks.org for more camp information.
CREATIVE TOTS (MASON) SUMMER CAMPS 6408 Thornberry Court #110 Mason, Ohio 45040, Contact: Emilie Parry- Owner/ Administrator, Phone: 513-770-6776, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, www.creative totsmason.com Basic Category: Academic, Arts, Traditional Dates: June 1 - July 31
Creative Tots has specialized in private education for over 20 years for children 18 months - 6 years. We focus on the Fine Arts, STEM education and FUN! We offer 7 weeks of themed camps, including Art Camp, Cooking Camp, Lego Camp and STEM Camp just to name a few! Go to our website for more information.
DANCE & CREATIVITY CAMP FOR KIDS BY MAMLUFT&CO. DANCE Location: The Liberty Exhibition Hall in Northside, 3938 Spring Grove Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45223, Phone: (513) 494-MLCo (6526), Email: dance@ mlco.org, mlco.org/camp Dates: M-F June 18, 2018 through July 13, 2018 (in 1-week increments) Cost: $180-250 (Early registration, sibling, and additional week discounts) Ages: 5-10
MamLuft&Co. Dance's Summer Dance & Creativity Camp for Kids won "Best Summer Dance Camp" in 2012 from Cincinnati Magazine for its uniqueness and its value! ML&Co.'s camp is one of the few in Cincinnati designed to be gender inclusive for both boys and girls, to offer Modern Dance ~and~ Ballet for ages 5-10, and to provide all-day options! Discounts are available for early birds, those doing more than one week, and siblings. See our website at mlco.org/camp for online registration and each camp's themes!
DAYS OF WONDER SCHOOL PRESCHOOL SUMMER CAMP 150 W Main Street, Batavia, Ohio 45103, Contact: Tammy Averwater, Administration, Phone: 513-732-2111, Email: daysofwonderschool@gmail. com, daysofwonderschool.org Basic Category: Traditional Dates: June 4th, 2018 through the week of August 6th, 2018
10 Weeks of fun, adventure, craft and play for the preschooler in your life. Led by our amazing preschool teachers. The preschooler will have an incredible summer filled with cool, fun days and an enjoyable time at this preschool summer camp.
DOCENTITOS ACADEMY Weston Art Gallery/Aronoff Center for the Arts, 650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202, Contact: Kelly O'Donnell/Assistant Director, Weston Art Gallery, Phone: 513-977-4170, Email: email@example.com, westonartgallery.com Basic Category: Academic, Arts Dates: June 9-22, 2018
The Weston Art Gallery’s acclaimed art ambassadorial program for young people, Docentitos Academy trains youths ages 9–12 years to be Weston Art Gallery docents during a fun-filled, two-week summer camp. Students meet the artists and go behind the scenes of an exhibition to learn the inspiration and installation work that go into creating a show. Daily activities include classes, artist talks, an Aronoff Center theater tour, workshops, installation and studio visits, script rehearsals, field trips, and a final project. Upon graduation, students lead tours of the gallery’s summer exhibitions.
ERICKSON ACADEMY OF IRISH DANCE - CAMP ERICKSON, INTRO TO IRISH DANCE 673 Wilmer Ave - Suite D, Cincinnati, OH 45226, Contact: Allison Weber Erickson, ADCRG, Phone: 513-232-1366, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.ericksonirishdance.com
Basic Category: Arts Dates: Session 1: July 17-18-19 (9:30am - 11:30am) , Session 2: July 24-25-26 (9:30am - 11:30am)
Jig on into Camp Erickson! Campers will be introduced to the basics of Irish dancing, have fun making Irish crafts, learn the group dances of Ireland and enjoy Irish storytelling. Ages 4 - 12. $75 per session. Certified by An Coimisiun le Rinci Gaelacha, Dublin, Ireland.
GREAT PARKS OF HAMILTON COUNTY SUMMER DAY CAMPS Various Great Parks Locations, Phone: 513-521-7275, Email: email@example.com, https://www. greatparks.org/discovery/children/summer-day-camps Gender of Campers: Coed Basic Category: Adventure/Tripping, Animals, Arts, Traditional Dates: June-August 2018
What better way to keep the kids outside and active this summer that at a park! Great Parks of Hamilton County provides an fun and safe environment where your young ones will get to explore streams, go on hikes, ride horses, do archery, go kayaking and much more, with experienced and trained staff. Children ages 2-17 can take part in summer camps focused on nature, adventure, farm life and horseback riding! Sign up before March 31 for early bird pricing! For a full list of camps, including dates and fees, visit https://www.greatparks.org/discovery/ children/summer-day-camps.
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HYDE PARK PRESCHOOL SUMMER FUN CAMP 1345 Grace Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45208, Contact: Mrs. Julie Vail, Director of Preschool Ministry, Phone: 513.979.8191, Email: jvail@ hpcumc.org, www.hydepark preschool.org Gender of Campers: Coed Basic Category: Traditional Dates: August 13-17, 9 am - Noon Ages/Grades: Children ages 3-5 Cost: $125.00 (daily snack & all camp supplies provided)
Come join us for some end-of-summer fun at Summer Fun Camp! We will be offering at least four different interactive camps during the weeks listed above. For more specific information and registration materials please visit our website.
with each session having a different theme). Camp themes and applications available March 4 on our website. All children must be between 3 and 6 years old by June 1st and potty trained. Emergency/ Medical forms are due by the first day of camp (if not a current Redeemer student) along with the balance of the program tuition. Lunch buddies will be offered for an additional fee of $6.00 per day and your child may stay until 12:30pm. There will be 12 spaces available.
SILVERLAKE "THE FAMILY PLACE" 301 Kenton Lands Rd, Erlanger, KY 41018, Contact: Whitney Thomas/Director, Phone: (859) 426-7777, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, www.silverlakefamily.com Basic Category: Adventure/ Outdoor, Arts, Sports, Traditional, Travel, Winter/Spring Break Program Dates: May 29th-August 17th
8293 Duke Boulevard, Mason, Ohio 45040, Contact: Megan Ball, Phone: 513-398-7773, Email: email@example.com, http://www. montacademy.org/
Silverlake's camps offer supervised freedom, creativity and learning in a fun, safe environment. Campers will enjoy a variety of activities inside and outside of our unique facility. Daily field trips include Cincinnati Art Museum, Great American Ball Park, Cincinnati Children’s Museum, Lazer Kraze, Cincinnati Fire Museum and so much more.
Basic Category: Academic, Arts, Traditional Dates: 6/4/18 - 8/3/18
MONTESSORI ACADEMY OF CINCINNATI CAMPS
Montessori Academy of Cincinnati offers programs for children beginning at the age of 18 months through 8th grade. The Montessori philosophy and teaching method are used, from our early childhood program through Middle School. Our summer program is 9 weeks of fun and learning for students who have a wide range of interests.
MUSIC DISCOVERY CAMP Cincinnati School of Music: 9361 Montgomery Rd, 45242, Phone: 513-560-9175, CincinnatiSchoolofMusic.com/summer-camps/ Dates: June 5-9, July 10-14, July 31-Aug 4 Ages: 4-7 (Perfect for Young Beginners!)
Have a blast and make new friends in CSM Music Discovery Camp! Play musical games while learning about note reading, rhythms, and musical instruments such as piano, guitar, ukulele, violin, drums, and singing. Enjoy kid-friendly workshops and try out many different instruments.
REDEEMER PRESCHOOL SUMMER CAMP 2018 2944 Erie Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45208, Contact: Denise Hoefling, Phone: 513-533-5980, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, RedeemerPreschoolHydePark.com Gender of Campers: Coed Basic Category: Traditional Dates: May 21-24, May 29-June 1, June 4-7, June 11-14 and June 18-21 Cost: $80/week; A deposit of $20.00 per week is due upon receipt of application
Once again we have planned an exciting summer program at Redeemer Preschool! Camp will be held four days a week (Mon-Thurs) from 9:0011:30am. Session 2 is Tues-Fri. (Five sessions total, 32
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Cincinnati School of Music: 9361 Montgomery Rd, 45242, Phone: 513-560-9175, CincinnatiSchoolofMusic.com/summer-camps/ Dates: June 12-16, July 17-21, August 7-11 Ages: 5-12 (Beginners Welcome!)
CSM Singing Camps are perfect for boosting confidence and having fun while singing your heart out with friends! Campers sing popular songs while developing their technique, harmonization, and blending with other singers. Singing Camp helps young music lovers to discover their voice and showcase their talent!
SPACE – THE FINAL FRONTIER, OUTRAGEOUS INVENTION CONVENTION, SCIENCE MATTERS MAKER SPACE - STEM CAMPS Locations: STEM Camps are located across Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky, Contact: Rollin Robinson, PhD/Director, Phone: (859) 462-3340, Email: email@example.com, http://www. sciencematters.tv Gender of Campers: Coed ages 5-11 years old Basic Category: Academic/Science Dates: June 11 – Aug 6, 2018
STEM summer camps are hands-on and exciting with fun science projects. Each day starts with a camp rally to get the day started with energy and spirit. Camp counselors then lead campers through the first morning project. After the morning project, campers will play a game or engage in a critical thinking project followed by the second science project. We end each morning with a Group RAP (Review, Acknowledge and Praise) and say good-bye to our half day campers. After lunch, we then repeat the agenda in the afternoon with all different projects. Most locations run from 9-3:30 pm for full day camps, 9-12 and 12:30-3:30 for half day camps. Before and after care is available. The day is full of fun and exciting science, camp games, and songs. Where STEM and fun are one! It's the "Best Summer Camp Ever."
T SQUASH ACADEMY SUMMER CAMPS Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Contact: Jon Geekie, Phone: (513) 561-4900, www.tsquashacademy.org/ Gender of Campers: Coed Basic Category: Sports Dates: June 18th-22nd, July 9th-11th, July 23rd-27th, August 6th-10th Hours: 9am-4pm Ages: 9-16
Squash camp engages the children in many levels from technical & tactical objectives of the game to match analysis and refereeing instruction. There will also be match play and physical testing to build practical strength and agility. Other ball games will be included and lunch at the pool.
YMCA CAMP ARROWHEAD 6703 Yankee Rd, Liberty Twp, OH 45044, Contact: Angie DelNegro, Phone: 513-779-3917, Email: email@example.com, www.lakotaymca.com Gender of Campers: Coed Basic Category: Traditional Cost: Check website for details. Dates: May 29th-August 10th. Registration begins on February 6, 2018
Camp Arrowhead is designed to provide campers with a variety of experiences in a well supervised camp setting. Each week will include a special theme. Don't miss a great opportunity!
YMCA OF GREATER CINCINNATI SUMMER DAY CAMPS 2018 Locations: 12 locations throughout Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky, Phone: 513-362-YMCA, www.myY.org Gender of Campers: Coed Basic Category: Traditional Dates: Registration begins March 3, 2018. Camps run May through August; dates for each camp are available on the website. Ages/Grades: Ages 3-15 Cost: Cost varies depending on each camp. Pricing and camp brochures are available on our website.
Overnight, day, and specialty camps at the Y are all about discovery. Kids have the opportunity to explore nature, find new talents, try new activities, gain independence, and make lasting friendships and memories. And, of course, it’s fun too! (Themed Day Camps, Preschool Camps, Teen Camps, Counselor-in-Training programs, Specialty Camps, and Sports Camps)
OVERNIGHT CAMPS BRADFORD WOODS 5040 State Rd 67 N, Martinsville, IN 46151, Phone: (765) 349-2915, Contact: Nicholas Hunter-Shields, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, https://www.bradwoods.org/campriley Gender of Campers: Coed Basic Category: Special Needs, For children with physical and/or cognitive disabilities
Dates: Sessions offered May-July Ages: 8-18 Activities Included: Horseback riding, climbing tower, alpine tower, canoeing, boat rides, nature, creative arts, music
Camp Riley empowers children with physical disabilities by providing enriching, life-changing experiences in a traditional camping environment tailored to their individual needs. For 62 years, campers have shattered perceived limitations, met new friends and reached higher achievements, allowing them to return home with an increased sense of independence and confidence.
FALCON CAMP 4251 Delta Rd SW, Carrollton, OH 44615, Contact: Dave Devey Director/Owner, Phone: (800) 837-2267, Email: info@FalconCamp.com, www.falconcamp.com Gender of Campers: Boys and girls separate with planned coed activities. Basic Category: Arts, Sports, Traditional, ADHD and some other learning difficulties offered Dates: June 17 - August 11, 2018; 2, 4, 6 and 8 week sessions. special one week sessions for 6-10 yr olds Ages/Grades: 6-16 Cost: $2425 to varies Activities: Swim, sail, canoe, fish, kayak, paddle board, horse back riding, lots of sports, crafts, drama, tennis, archery, riflery, nature study, mountain bikes, video, photography, dances, lots more.
Widely recognized as Ohio’s premier summer camp since 1959. Beautiful lakefront setting with extensive range of activities. Boys and girls ages 6 – 16 choose their own schedule within general framework, separate activities with planned coed events. 1:4 staff/camper ratio. Most of all it’s a great time! ACA accredited, many references.
FALCON YOUNG ADVENTURE CAMP 4251 Delta Rd SW, Carrollton, OH 44615, Contact: Dave Devey Director/Owner, Phone: 800/837-CAMP, Email: info@FalconCamp.com, www.falconcamp.com Gender of Campers: Boys and girls separate with planned coed activities. Basic Category: Traditional Dates: June 17-23, June 24-30, July 29 – August 4 and August 5 – 11, 2018 Ages/Grades: Ages 6 - 10 Cost: $1200/wk
A unique and exciting introduction to overnight camping for boys and girls ages 6 -9. These one-week programs are designed with care to guide the campers in being successful with their first great “Young Adventure” away from home. 1:2 staff/camper ratio provides individual attention, instruction and parental oversight. (Program same as Falcon Traditional Camp) activities include horseback riding, swimming, canoeing, archery, air rifles, crafts, sports, fishing, nature study, sailing and much more. ACA accredited, many references.
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THIS MONTH'S SPOTLIGHT
WORDS BY KIM DINAN
Local Spotlight: Bake Me Home Two sisters – and their cookies – on a mission
WHAT WAS THE INSPIRATION FOR CREATING BAKE ME HOME? Emma: Because we’re twins, it was getting tricky at our birthday party with double the presents, so when we were four, we started collecting donations for a local homeless shelter instead. Afterwards, we would go to the shelter to drop everything off, and we would make a pancake breakfast for everybody. The specific shelter that we were at didn’t allow kids in the kitchen for safety reasons, but because we were volunteers we were allowed in. So, we would be in the kitchen having a great experience with our mom, and the kids in the shelter would stand right outside the door watching us. Amy and I didn’t understand why the kids couldn’t come and help us.
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Bake Me Home, started by twin sisters Amy and Emma Bushman when they were 7 years-old, began in 2008 as a nonprofit organization providing cookie mixes and baking supplies to kids leaving the homeless shelter. It has grown since then with the girls expanding their efforts to others in the community. Cincinnati Parent spoke with Amy, Emma and their mother Alison to hear their story of giving back.
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Alison: It was hard thinking that we’re trying to do this good thing for families in our community but that we may inadvertently be causing more harm than good. Were we accidentally sending the message that kids that live in the shelter don’t get to do things that Amy and Emma get to do? Amy: Then Emma and I went to a local cooking camp with the theme “Food as Gifts.” On the last day, we brought home a mason jar full of dry cookie mix ingredients, and we thought that was a cool idea. And then Emma and I saw a segment on TV about kids starting their own businesses. We thought, can kids really do this? BAKE ME HOME STARTED WITH A TOTE BAG PROGRAM GIVING COOKIE MIXES AND SUPPLIES TO FAMILIES LEAVING SHELTERS AND FOOD PANTRIES. WHAT ELSE ARE YOU INVOLVED IN NOW? Emma: In 2010 we started Bake Me Back Home, which is our program that serves military members in a variety of capacities.
Originally, we started out just sending cookies overseas to military members. Recently we’ve expanded to also serve veterans getting treatment at The VA Medical Center staying at Fisher House. We’ve also expanded to provide the cookies on the Honor Flight Tristate lunches. WHAT DOES YOUR ORGANIZATION NEED MOST RIGHT NOW? Alison: Mostly what we need are donations. With more funding, we would be able to give out more tote bags, and we would be able to provide more volunteer sessions for all of the groups that want to come in and help us. Every tote bag that we give to a family costs us $25. We could double the number of tote bags we give away if we had the funding for it. WAS THERE A PARTICULAR MOMENT WHEN YOU UNDERSTOOD THE IMPACT OF WHAT YOU HAD CREATED? Alison: A mother of a 12-year-old girl with autism was given a tote bag at one of the food pantries that we serve. Our cookies have oatmeal in them, and the mother didn’t think her daughter would eat the cookies because of the oatmeal. But she came back and said that because her daughter was part of the process of baking the cookies, and that they did it together, she was willing to try them and she loved them. The mother was thrilled because it was giving her a new way to connect with her child, which is what Bake Me Home is all about. We’re not giving out snacks. We’re giving out opportunities for parents and kids to make memories together and to bond in the kitchen.
Interested in finding out more? Learn about Bake Me Home on their website at www.bakemehome.org.
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FITTON FAMILY FRIDAYS: PIRATE SCHOOL!
THE MAGIC OF ADAM TRENT
TAFT JR.: SPLISH SPLASH Did you know you can make cool art with water? Make your own colorful waterfall painting, find the different bodies of water in the Taft’s art collection and hear a story about a cat’s first time playing in water. Program is free for members and kids; nonmember adults pay daily admission. For more information or to register, contact Erin Holland at email@example.com or 513-684-4517.
CINCINNATI CYCLONES PRINCESS NIGHT Join the Cyclones for a magical night featuring some of your favorite princesses on the concourse before and during the game!
Time: 11:15 am-12:15 pm, Location: Taft Museum of Art, http://www.taftmuseum.org/taft-jr, Phone: 513-6844517
FLOAM FUN It's not slime. It's not foam. It's floam! Make your own floam to keep, and get creative sculpting your own masterpieces. Bring your imagination and be ready to get your hands messy. Grades K-6. Registration required. FREE. Time: 4-5 pm, Location: Mt. Washington Branch Library, http://cincinnatilibrary.evanced.info/signup/ Calendar, Phone: 513-369-6033
CAROL ANN CAROUSEL’S WHIRLIN’ GOOD TIME DAY
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Time: 7:30 pm, Location: US Bank Arena, http:// cycloneshockey.com/game/2018/03/2/princess-night
FITTON FAMILY FRIDAYS: PIRATE SCHOOL! Welcome to Pirate School! A madcap one-man family show that allows kids to live out their dreams of the Golden Age of piracy. This variety show is led by the bumbling professor Billy Bones, who lives to teach youngsters the finer points of mischief. Kids become good pirates with zany lessons on how to stand, talk, and laugh like “salty-dogs.” Cannons boom, skulls talk, cutlasses drop, critters cavort and everyone, young and old, takes part in a grandiose sea-battle for their final exam. Tickets are $5/members and $7/ nonmembers. Time: 7:30 pm, Location: Fitton Center for Creative Arts, https://www.fittoncenter.org/fitton-events/ fitton-family-fridays, Phone: 513-863-8873, ext. 110
CHANGING HANDS SALE Don't miss this premier children's consignment sale that offers discounted brand-name children's clothing, toys, games, books, baby equipment, maternity, play equipment and more. Admission is $1.
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Time: 9 am-1 pm, Location: Madeira Elementary School, www.changinghandssale.com
FAMILY FIRST SATURDAYS AT THE CINCINNATI ART MUSEUM Performances, artist demonstrations, storytelling, scavenger hunts, tours, and hands-on art making activities are just the start of the fun for the whole family. Themes vary by month. FREE. Time: 12-4 pm, Location: Cincinnati Art Museum, http:// cincinnatiartmuseum.org/events-programs/familiesteens/family-programs/, Phone: 513-721-2787
SAT 03 – SUN 04 2018 SCALE MODEL EXPO Come and see all.the.trains! Expo features 1/6 scale figures and dioramas; live steam locomotives; models of boats, planes, military vehicles and more. FREE. Time: 10 am-6 pm on March 3 and 12-4 pm on March 4, Location: Entertrainment Junction Expo Center, http:// entertrainmentjunction.com/calendar/, Phone: 513-898-8000
KROHN ZONE EXPLORES CITRUS Explore citrus and their fascinating varieties! An educational exhibit will be up all weekend with examples of different citrus fruits to see and sample. Time: 10 am-5 pm both days, Location: Krohn Conservatory, http://www.cincinnatiparks.com/ programs-and-events/seasonal-krohn-conservatoryshow-513-421-4086/, Phone: 513-421-5707
SUN 04 BIRDS OF PREY Explore the high-flying world of raptors during this live animal program. Cameras welcome. FREE. Time: 1 pm, Location: Miami Whitewater Forest/Visitor Center, https://www.greatparks.org/calendar, Phone: 513-521-7275
MON 05 MAPLE SUGARING SEASON Join a naturalist from Great Parks of Hamilton County and learn about maple sugaring! Ages 5-12. No registration required. FREE. Time: 3-4 pm, Location: Oakley Branch Library, http:// cincinnatilibrary.evanced.info/signup/Calendar, Phone: 513-369-6038
TEEN MAKER FAIRE Celebrate Teen Tech Week by trying out some fun MakerSpace equipment! Registration required. For ages 12 to 18. FREE. Time: 6-7 pm, Location: Sharonville Branch Library, http://cincinnatilibrary.evanced.info/signup/Calendar, Phone: 513-369-6049
The Golden Dragon Acrobats represent the best of a time-honored tradition that began more than twenty-five centuries ago. The company's reputation is solidly rooted in a commitment to the highest of production values and an attention to artistic details that is unparalleled in the art form. World-renowned impresario Danny Chang and choreographer Angela Chang combine awardwinning acrobatics, traditional dance, spectacular costumes, ancient and contemporary music, and theatrical techniques to present a show of breathtaking skill and beauty. Time: 7:30 pm, Location: Aronoff Center, https://www. cincinnatiarts.org/events/detail/golden-dragonacrobats, Phone: 513-621-2787
WED 07 LITTLE TYKES Shake off the cold of winter and reach for the warmth of springtime. Join us as we start a new season of Little Tykes and welcome the change of seasons. For ages 3-6. FREE. Time: 11 am, Location: Winton Woods/Winton Centre, https://www.greatparks.org/calendar, Phone: 513-521-7275
THURS 08 – SUN 11 THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF DISNEY ON ICE Enter a dazzling world of adventure at The Wonderful World of Disney On Ice! Join Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse on an inspiring walk down memory lane in celebration of magic and family fun. Time: Check website for schedule, Location: U.S. Bank Arena, https://www.disneyonice.com/ticket-info/ The%20Wonderful%20World%20of%20Disney%20 on%20Ice/113145
FRI 09 ALL ABOUT SPRING Come learn all about nature during springtime! The program will be followed by story time and a craft. For ages 2-4. Cost is $7.50/child, payable at the door. Time: 11 am, Location: Miami Whitewater Forest/Visitor Center, https://www.greatparks.org/calendar, Phone: 513-521-7275
FRI 09 – SUN 11 CIRQUE DE LA SYMPHONIE
How can you top the drama of Ride of the Valkyries, the pulse of a Sousa march, or the terror of the Jaws theme? You call in Cirque de la Symphonie to add aerial flyers, acrobats, contortionists, jugglers and dancers! Experience high-flying heroics paired with epic music from Phantom of the Opera, Batman and more. Kids’ tickets just $15! Time: Check website for schedule, Location: Music Hall, http://cincinnatisymphony.org/concerts-plus-events/ pops/1718-pops/cirque-de-la-symphonie/, Phone: 513-381-3300
SAT 10 FAMILY GLASSROOM Glassroom is Brazee Studio’s stop-in-anytime glass classroom. Sign up or walk-in anytime during a scheduled Glassroom session. Students can select from a range of glass project options, such as plates, platters, coasters, ornaments, and more, using colorful glass accessories to design and create their projects, which range from $10-$65. Time: 10 am-2 pm, Location: Brazee Street Studios, https://www.brazeestreetstudios.com/products/ family-glassroom-stop-in-anytime-to-create, Phone: 513-321-0206
REPAIR FAIR CINCY Join us at Repair Fair Cincy, an all-ages, do-ittogether community event. Bring your broken household items and learn how to repair them instead of sending them to the landfill. Repair volunteers will be available to repair and teach you how to fix your item! FREE. Time: 9 am-12 pm, Location: Pleasant Ridge Recreation Center, http://hamiltoncountyrecycles.org/residents/ reuse/repair_fair_cincy
SUN 11 SECOND SUNDAY FAMILY SHOWTIME: BEE HAPPY Terrence Burke is known for a performance that is high energy, fun and appropriate for ages 3-10 and parents too! This lively performance features two new puppet skits featuring puppet stars Coleman the Sasquatch, Unka Unka, and Space Princess G’Wizzl visiting The Queen Bee, to learn how bees help us, and how we can help them. Bee Happy includes audience participation, a short dance break, and lots of puppet fun! Tickets are free for kids and $5 for adults. Time: 2 pm, Location: Clifton Cultural Arts Center, https://www.cliftonculturalarts.org/ccac-events/ bee-happy-second-sunday-family-showtime/, Phone: 513-497-2860
TUES 13 HARRY POTTER COOKIES Decorate Harry Potter inspired cookies with Cincinnati Cake & Candy Supplies. For kids in grades 6-12. Registration required. FREE. Time: 4-5 pm, Location: Wyoming Branch Library, http://cincinnatilibrary.evanced.info/signup/Calendar, Phone: 513-369-6014
THE MAGIC OF ADAM TRENT
Direct from Broadway, ADAM TRENT, the break out star of the world’s best-selling magic show The Illusionists, brings his signature brand of magic and illusion to this 90-minute spectacle. Produced by the same creative team behind The Illusionists brand, ADAM TRENT’s production is an immersive entertainment extravaganza of magic, comedy, and music perfect for the entire family. Don’t miss the next generation of magic! Time: 7:30 pm, Location: Music Hall, https://www. cincinnatiarts.org/events/detail/adam-trent, Phone: (513) 621-2787 [ARTS]
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cp spotlight: THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF DISNEY ON ICE Thurs., March 08 − Sun., March 11 Enter a dazzling world of adventure at The Wonderful World of Disney On Ice! Join Mickey and Minnie for a celebration of magic and family fun. Dive into the ocean with Dory, Nemo and Marlin as they discover the real meaning of family. Travel to Arendelle as Anna, Elsa and Olaf learn true love is the greatest power of all. Nothing is out of reach for Rapunzel as her friends help light the way. Jump out of your seat in a footstomping throwdown led by Buzz and Woody; Simba, Pumbaa and Timon prowl the Pridelands; and the Disney Princesses stay strong and journey on. Make unforgettable memories as you explore The Wonderful World of Disney On Ice!
THURS 15 WEE WONDER ABOUT FROG & TOAD Come learn all about frogs and toads! Children will enjoy an activity, craft and story. Best for ages 3-5. Cost is $7.50/child, payable at the door. Time: 11 am, Location: Sharon Woods/Sharon Centre ($7.50/child, payable at the door), https://www. greatparks.org/calendar, Phone: 513-521-7275
THURS 15 – SUN 18 DIRECTOR’S CUT: MUSICAL MASTERS A once-in-a-lifetime dance feast, featuring Fancy Free, the delightful Jerome Robbins classic set to an iconic score by Leonard Bernstein. Paired with Balanchine’s balletic firecracker Rubies (music by Stravinsky), and Garrett Smith’s mesmerizing Facades (music by Vivaldi, Handel and Philip Glass), a range of dynamic choreography is connected by the works of musical masters. Time: Check website for show schedule, Location: Aronoff Center, https://www.cballet.org/directors-cut/, Phone: 513-621-5282
FRI 16 FOSSIL DAY AT CAROL ANN’S CAROUSEL Learn about cool fossils, make a craft memento to keep and enjoy family friendly fossil games! Come join in on all the fun before our animals become 'fossils'! Time 11 am-3:30 pm, Location: Carol Ann’s Carousel, http://www.cincinnatiparks.com/carol-anns-carousel/
SAT 17 LEPRECHAUN HOMES Stop in Sharon Centre for directions to a secret site, and then join us to build homes for fairies, gnomes and leprechauns using natural materials.
FREE. Time: 1-3 pm, Location: Sharon Woods/Sharon Centre, https://www.greatparks.org/calendar, Phone: 513-5217275
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CINCINNATI PARENT’S SUMMER CAMP FAIR
Cincinnati Parent’s second annual Summer Camp Fair is a one-day event where families from all over the tristate area have the opportunity to explore overnight camps, day camps and summer programs! There will be an OPEN GYM, plus swinging, bouncing, flying and playing on all the kids favorites: trampolines, tunnels, slides and, parachutes! Fully supervised but non-instructional. Do only the stations you want, as much as you want! This event is sponsored by Falcon Camp! FREE. Time: 1-4 pm, Location: Kids First Sports Center, http:// cincinnatiparent.com/events/cincinnati-parentssummer-camp-fair/
COSMIC KIDS Explore the cosmos during our new multidisciplinary family class which helps kids in grades 1-6 learn and discover new topics in astronomy and investigate the wonders beyond our world! This family class is held every third Saturday of the month. The cost is $5/person and free for Observatory members. For more information please call 513-321-5186 or email katie@ cincinnatiobservatory.org. Time: 9:30-10:30 am for grades 1-3 and 11 am-12 pm for grades 4-6, Location: Cincinnati Observatory, http:// www.cincinnatiobservatory.org/publicevents/ calendar-3/, Phone: 513-321-5186
SUN 18 CINCINNATI CYCLONES PBS KIDS MATINEE GAME Join WCET and meet some of your favorite PBS characters on the concourse before and during the game. Plus, Kids Club members can access the ice after the game to paint the ice! Time: 3 pm, Location: US Bank Area, http:// cycloneshockey.com/game/2018/03/18/kids-club-pbskids-matinee-game
THIRD SUNDAY FUNDAY: SPRING IN BLOOM Have a blooming good time at this funday! Get ready for the first day of spring at the Taft. Learn about the tools a painter uses at the Art Cart, and create your own springtime craft to take home. Wump Mucket Puppets will perform at 2 pm and have you laughing and looking forward to the return of flowers and bees. At 3 pm, meet animals from Sunrock Farm. FREE. Time: 1-4 pm, Location: Taft Museum of Art, http:// www.taftmuseum.org/events/fundays, Phone: 513-241-0343
YMCA UNDERWATER EASTER EGG HUNT Head to your local Y for the annual underwater egg hunt! Participating locations include: Blue Ash YMCA, M.E. Lyons, Clermont Family, Campbell County, R. C. Durr, Gimble-Nippert, Powel Crosely, Jr., Clippard Family, Richard E. Lindner and Carl H. Lindner.FREE. Time: 12-2 pm, Location(s): See above for participating locations, http://www.myy.org, Phone: 513-362-YMCA
TUES 20 – WED 21 CALLIN’ ALL COWGIRLS & COWBOYS Put on your cowboy hat and boots and head to Parky’s corral. Learn how to care for a pony, then saunter over to feed the “doggies” (cows). Includes a wagon ride and Parky’s Playbarn. For ages 2-5. Cost is $6/child, $4/adult; register by 2 days in advance. Time: 9:30 am, Location: Winton Woods/Parky’s Farm, https://www.greatparks.org/calendar, Phone: 513-5217275
THURS 22 CAROL ANN CAROUSEL’S WHIRLIN’ GOOD TIME DAY Come whirl with us inside Carol Ann's Carousel For just $6, buy a band for unlimited rides from 11 am-3:30 pm! Time 11 am-3:30 pm, Location: Carol Ann’s Carousel, http://www.cincinnatiparks.com/carol-anns-carousel/
SAT 24 THE AMAZING RACE Do you love deciphering clues and solving challenges? Come see if you have what it takes to complete this around-the-park family adventure. FREE. Time: 12-3 pm, Location: Miami Whitewater Forest/ Visitor Center, https://www.greatparks.org/calendar, Phone: 513-521-7275
WASHINGTON PARK EGG HUNT Over-the-Rhine’s biggest egg hunt returns to Washington Park Saturday, March 24th! This event boasts over 10,000 eggs, appearances by the Easter Bunny and is free and open to the public. FREE. Time: 10 am-4 pm, Location: Washington Park, https:// washingtonpark.org/event/egg-hunt/?event
SAT 24 – SUN 25 EASTER BUNNY EXPRESS Hop aboard the LM&M Railroad's Easter Bunny Express! Enjoy a train ride to the LM&M Junction for a special visit with the Easter Bunny. All children will receive a special gift and have the opportunity to take part in an Easter Egg Hunt! Baskets provided. Time: Check website for departure times, Location: LM&M Railroad, http://www.lebanonrr.com/easter.html, Phone: 513-933-8022
MADCAP PUPPETS: THE CASE OF THE MISSING BACKPACK Book, music and lyrics by Paul Strickland. Caw Lumbo, child crow and amateur sleuth extraordinaire, is on the case! Billy the Racoon misplaces his backpack… or was it stolen? Everyone is a suspect in this hilarious musical-puppetwhodunnit! Cost is $8 for general admission and free for children under 1. CAM members at the
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Family Level+ receive 4 free tickets per performance. Time: Shows at 1 and 3 pm both days, Location: Cincinnati Art Museum, http://cincinnatiartmuseum. org/events-programs/families-teens/family-programs/, Phone: 513-721-2787
EASTER SPECTACULAR Easter Spectacular at Parky’s Farm is for kids of all ages and includes lunch, a wagon ride to an Easter egg hunt with a surprise for the kids, a photo with the Easter Bunny, live entertainment and more! Cost is $10.95/adult, $9.95/child ages 2 and up (plus tax) and free for children under 2. Register by March 21st. Time(s): 10:45 am, 11:30 am, 12:15 pm, 1 pm and 1:45 pm, Location: Winton Woods/Parky’s Farm, https:// www.greatparks.org/calendar, Phone: 513-521-7275
RAPTOR INC. OPEN HOUSE RAPTOR Inc. opens its doors to the public on the last Sunday of each month from March through November. During these times our educators will be available to welcome guests, lead tours, conduct educational programs with our avian ambassadors, share biological artifacts and answer questions. FREE. Time: 1-4 pm, Location: RAPTOR Inc., http://raptorinc. org/open-houses/, Phone: 513-825-3325
MON 26 TALES TO TAILS Read to Therapy Dog, Daisy! No registration required. Best for kids 5-11. FREE. Time: 3-4 pm, Location: Mt. Healthy Branch Library, http://cincinnatilibrary.evanced.info/signup/Calendar, Phone: 513-369-4469
WED 28 ZOO ON THE MOVE Get up close and personal with three animal ambassadors from the Zoo. Learn about the important role each species plays and ways we can all become involved in protecting wildlife and wild places. Presented by the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden. No registration required. FREE. Time: 3-4 pm, Location: Corryville Branch Library, http://cincinnatilibrary.evanced.info/signup/Calendar, Phone: 513-369-6034
WED 28 – SUN 01 THE NEED FOR A NEST Construction is underway – a boom in the housing market for the feathered members of the garden! What will these “homes” look like and who will move in? These discoveries are waiting for us to uncover. Program included in Highfield admission: $5/person. Time: Check website for schedule, Location: Glenwood Gardens/Highfield Discovery Garden, https://www. greatparks.org/calendar, Phone: 513-521-7275
CINCINNATI REDS OPENING DAY! It’s Opening Day at Great American Ballpark! All fans in attendance get free rally towels. Time: 4:10 pm, Location: Great American Ballpark, https://www.mlb.com/reds/tickets/promotions
SELF-PORTRAIT NATURE CRAFT DAY Children can come enjoy the art of self-expression with nature inspired items to make their piece of art. The animals have their 'self-portraits' and can't wait to see yours! Time 11 am-3:30 pm, Location: Carol Ann’s Carousel, http://www.cincinnatiparks.com/carol-anns-carousel/
FRI 30 – SAT 31 SPRING SCAVENGER HUNT Go on an outdoor search for evidence of nature awakening. Return your completed findings by 3 p.m. for a prize! FREE. Time: 1-3 pm, Location: Woodland Mound/Seasongood Nature Center, https://www.greatparks.org/calendar, Phone: 513-521-7275
SAT 31 – SUN 01 EASTER BUNNY EXPRESS
Hop aboard the LM&M Railroad's Easter Bunny Express! Enjoy a train ride to the LM&M Junction for a special visit with the Easter Bunny. All children will receive a special gift and have the opportunity to take part in an Easter Egg Hunt! Baskets provided. Time: Check website for departure times, Location: LM&M Railroad, http://www.lebanonrr.com/easter.html, Phone: 513-933-8022
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SAT 31 CINCINNATI REDS VS. WASHINGTON NATIONALS Don’t miss Kids Opening Day, which features a pregame red-carpet parade with Reds players and mascots and more fun activities for kids. As part of Kids Opening Day, fans 14 and younger get a free Reds baseball cap. Presented by Frisch's Big Boy. Time: 2:10 pm, Location: Great American Ballpark, https://www. mlb.com/reds/tickets/promotions
CINCINNATI ZOO EASTER CELEBRATION
There’s no better place to celebrate all things Spring and Easter than the Cincinnati Zoo! And the Zoo’s annual Easter Celebration is a must for Cincinnati families. This egg-citing event for children includes treat stations throughout the park, children’s activities, animal egg hunts and visits with the Easter Bunny! Back by popular demand, Search for the Golden Eggs! There will be four “Golden Eggs” hidden around the Zoo. If you find one of the Golden Eggs, turn it in at the Welcome Center for one of four great prizes! This event is free with Zoo admission and easily one of the most fun and kid-friendly Easter celebrations in Cincinnati. Time: 12-5 pm, Location: Cincinnati Zoo, http://cincinnatizoo.org/ events/easter-celebration/, Phone: 513-281-4700
ongoing events. MADNESS IN MARCH March 1-31 Purchase a Train Journey ticket and add our famous A-Maze-N FunHouse for only $1.25! Stop by and enjoy a hot dog for only $0.25 – all month long. Don’t forget to check out the clearance specials at the Hobby Shop!
POLKADOTS: THE COOL KIDS MUSICAL Through March 28 Polkadots follows 8-year-old Lily Polkadot who just moved to the “Squares Only” small town of Rockaway. As the first Polkadot in an all Square school, Lily faces an almost impossible task of gaining acceptance from her peers. From daily bullying to segregated drinking fountains, Lily’s quest seems hopeless until she meets Sky, a shy Square boy whose curiosity for her unique polkadot skin blooms into an unexpected pal-ship. Inspired by Civil Rights pioneers Ruby Bridges and The Little Rock Nine, Polkadots serves as a colorful history lesson for the world, reminding us that our differences make us awesome - not outcasts. Time: Check website for schedule, Location: The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati at 4015 Redbank Road, https://www.thechildrenstheatre.com/ mainstage/polkadots-the-cool-kids-musical, Phone: 513-569-8080
RING OF FIRE Open daily beginning mid-March Explore this all-new exhibit where your family will meet the Giant Pacific Octopus, Moon Jellyfish and Japanese Spider Crabs. Included with admission. Check website for exhibit opening dates.
Time: Open daily, Location: Newport Aquarium, https://www.newportaquarium.com/Comingin-2018, Phone: 1-800-406-3474
BUNNY TIME Wed., March 14-Sun., March 18 and Wed., March 21-Sun., March 25 Hop on over to learn about everyone’s favorite long-eared garden friends. Bunnies are everywhere and have many special features that make them so successful and cute. Expect a personal appearance of our favorite one, Mr. Lilly! Program included in Highfield admission: $2/person. Time(s): Check website for schedule, Location: Glenwood Gardens/Highfield Discovery Garden, https://www.greatparks.org/calendar, Phone: 513-521-7275
PLEASE NOTE AT CINCINNATI PARENT, WE WORK HARD TO ENSURE OUR CALENDAR AND GUIDE INFORMATION IS ACCURATE. OCCASIONALLY, EVENT SPECIFICS CHANGE AFTER WE GO TO PRESS. THEREFORE, WE ENCOURAGE OUR READERS TO CALL LOCATIONS OR VISIT THEM ON THE WEB TO VERIFY INFORMATION.
Time: Open daily, Location: Entertrainment Junction, http:// entertrainmentjunction.com/calendar/, Phone: 513-898-8000
A GARDEN OF PURE IMAGINATION Through March 11 Get a taste of spring at Krohn Conservatory’s 2018 Spring Show, A Garden of Pure Imagination! The show room will be blossoming with the vivid colors of cherry, lemon, grape, orange, blue raspberry and sour apple. This candy-inspired exhibit will display vibrant tulips, cheerful daffodils, fluffy hydrangeas and fragrant hyacinths that will dazzle your imagination with all the sweet flavors of spring. Giant candy props sprinkle the landscape to make you feel as if you were in Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory! Admission is $4/adults, $2/kids 5-12 and free for ages 4 and under. Time: Open Tuesday-Sunday from 10 am-5 pm (closed Mondays), Location: Krohn Conservatory, http://www.cincinnatiparks.com/ krohn/, Phone: 513-421-4086
BUTTERFLIES OF MADAGASCAR *CP PICK March 24-June 17 Welcome to the Cincinnati Parks Krohn Conservatory 2018 Butterfly Show, The Butterflies of Madagascar. Madagascar has been called an island of rainbows and our beautiful show hopes to show you why! Krohn’s 2018 Butterfly Show is a must for Cincinnati families this spring. Time: Open daily from 10 am – 5 pm, Location: Krohn Conservatory, http://www.cincinnatiparks.com/programs-andevents/seasonal-krohn-conservatory-show-513-421-4086/, Phone: 513-421-5707
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WACKY FUN & calendar M ARCH 2018
2 COLD CUTS DAY
WORLD COMPLIMENT DAY DR. SEUSS DAY
CEREAL DAY GRAMMAR DAY
CHEESE DOODLE DAY
OATMEAL NUT WAFFLES DAY
13 COCONUT TORTE DAY
AWKWARD MOMENTS DAY
READ TO ME DAY
9 MIDDLE NAME PRIDE DAY
TRUE CONFESSIONS DAY PANDA DAY
FIRST DAY OF SPRING
DAY OF AWESOMENESS
GIRL SCOUT DAY
PEANUT CLUSTER DAY
UNIQUE NAMES DAY
21 POETRY DAY
ST. PATRICKâ€™S DAY
24 CHOCOLATE COVERED RAISINS DAY
GOOF OFF DAY
25 NEIGHBOR DAY
SOMETHING ON A STICK DAY
QUIRKY COUNTRY MUSIC SONG DAY
29 LEMON CHIFFON CAKE DAY
30 TAKE A WALK IN THE PARK DAY
31 CRAYOLA CRAYON DAY
SOURCES: www.daysoftheyear.com, www.checkiday.com, www.onthisday.com, www.todayinsci.com
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Published on Feb 26, 2018