Youth & Family Fun

Arts & Crafts at Collinwood Rec
Cultural arts classes for youth ages 8 and up; younger children with an adult. Free.
Family Ceramics Mondays 4-5:15 p.m.
Arts & Crafts/Jewelry Making on Thursdays. Youth, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Family, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
16300 Lakeshore Blvd.

Boy Scouts of America Adventure Camp
Try your hand at Magical Games & Sports (shooting sports), Herbology (nature), Potions (STEM), Defense Against the Dark Arts (outdoor skills), Transfiguration (projects & crafts), and more. All areas (especially range activities) place a special emphasis on safety procedures. For boys and girls age 6-11. Free. May 29-June 1, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. at Humphrey Park, E. 161st & Grovewood Avenue. Register online or call Kermitt Matlock Jr. at 216-458-8945.

Cleveland Baseball Federation
Presented in partnership with the Cleveland Division of Recreation, the program is free and the season runs June 4-July 28. Uniforms and equipment are provided. Practices and games are at Humphrey Park. Register at Collinwood Rec Center or call (216) 420-8323.

T-Ball Boys and girls ages 4-7; Saturdays, 1-2 p.m.
Coach Pitch (Rookie) Boys and girls ages 8-11; Fridays, 6-7:30 p.m.
Little F Baseball Boys and girls, ages 9-12; Tuesday & Thursday. 5 p.m. & 6:45 p.m.
Big F Baseball Boys and girls ages 13-14; Monday & Wednesday at 6 p.m.
Girls Fast Pitch Softball Ages 15-18, Monday & Thursday at 5:30 p.m. & 7 p.m.
Mickey Mantle Baseball Boys ages 15-16; Tuesday & Thursday at 6 p.m.
Connie Mack Baseball Boys ages 17-19; Monday & Wednesday at 6 p.m.
Humphrey Park, north side of Grovewood Ave. between E. 161st and E. 164th.

The First Tee of Cleveland Golf Lessons at Briardale Greens
Golf lessons for youth ages 6-18 incorporate The First Tee’s Nine Core Values and Life Skills curriculum. Summer: Tuesdays and Fridays, June 4–August 4. Fees range from $40-$55 for summer session. Financial assistance available. Golf equipment, golf shirt and hat provided. For details and to register, visit or call 216-641-7799.  24131 Briardale Avenue, Euclid •

Girl Scouts—We believe in the Power of G.I.R.L.
What’s a G.I.R.L.? She’s a Go-getter, an Innovator, a Risk Taker and a Leader. Girls in grades K through 12 can explore their talents, build on their strengths, and make their community a better place through Girl Scouts. Join or start a troop, or go to a camp this summer. Volunteer training available on demand in Collinwood, and at camp August 8-12.

Girl Scouts—Welcome to Daisy An introduction to Girl Scouts for girls going into Kindergarten. Reserve your spot in a troop, receive a patch, certificate, and free admission to the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo on Girl Scout Day.

For children ages 8 and up at Collinwood Rec Center. Saturdays, 1-4 p.m. Free.
16300 Lakeshore Blvd. • (216) 420-8323

Learn to Swim—Cleveland
Free! Register in person at the outdoor pool of your choice. See Pools & Parks listing on reverse for hours & locations. Free.
Session I    June 27-July 13, 12-12:45 p.m. Wednesday & Friday.
Session II   July 18-August 3, 12-12:45 p.m. Wednesday & Friday.

Make the Most of your World with Cleveland Public Library
Travel around the world with the Summer Lit League! Children from birth through age 18 earn points for reading and participating in fun activities all summer long. Weekly events at your favorite branch add to the fun. Earn badges for grand prize drawings as you achieve summer reading goals. Opportunities for extra entries are available with submissions of written or video reviews. Register online at or at your branch.

Collinwood Branch Library 856 East 152nd • 216-623-6934
Tuesdays with Mr. T at 1 p.m. See branch for complete schedule.

Memorial-Nottingham Branch Library 17109 Lake Shore Blvd. • 216-623-7039
Wednesdays with Miss Libby at 1 p.m. See branch for complete schedule.

Monday Kids Summer Clay Class
Come play with clay at Brick Ceramic + Design Studio and learn step-by-step the process of handbuilding. We will use coils, slab, and carving techniques with terra cotta and fun bright glaze colors. Mondays, June 11, 18, and 25, 3-5 p.m. All ages welcome. ​$75 Register online or by phone, 216-744-4689.
420 East 161st Street •

Playground Fun & Games
Playing is serious fun with city staff bringing games, crafts and even lunch. Free, come out and play at Mark Tromba Park at Mandalay & Rudyard, south of St. Clair Ave. and Duggan Park, Green Road & Euclid Ave. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. • June 11th -August 3rd.

Shore Cultural Centre Kids’ Classes
Classes in dance, pottery, visual arts, martial arts, and music for kids aged 4 and up, all at reasonable prices. Visit or call (216) 289-8578 for more information.
Shore Cultural Centre, 291 E. 222nd Street, Euclid

Summer Music Camp
Explore beasts of the Bible through story, crafts, music, and more! Free for all children ages 5-13. June 18-22, 1-4 p.m. Questions or to register, email or call 216-731-1316.
Church of the Epiphany, 21000 Lakeshore Blvd., Euclid •

Tennis Lessons
Youth ages 8-17 can take free lessons Monday-Thursday at Humphrey Park courts. June 11-August 2. Dress for the weather and bring a water bottle. Two sessions per day, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1-3 p.m. Free. Register at Collinwood Rec Center. Register online,
Humphrey Park, north side of Grovewood Ave. between E. 161st and E. 164th.

Vacation Bible School—Shipwrecked
Kindergarten through sixth grade youth, set a course for adventure on an uncharted island where kids survive and thrive. Through the Imagination Station, Bible Discovery, Ship Rec Games, Tropical Treats and KidVid Cinema, you’ll learn that Jesus carries you through the storms of life. Free. Pre-registration is welcome but not required, call 216-692-1388 or stop by the Salvation Army Cleveland Temple Corps.
17625 Grovewood Avenue

Waterloo Round Robin Art Camp
Students ages 6-12 will work with professional artists in different studios in the arts district, including Praxis Fiber Workshop, Brick Ceramic + Design Studio, Rust Dust reuse workshop, Azure Stained Glass, and Waterloo Arts to explore ceramics, fiber art, graffiti, painting and street art, printing, lamp making, graphic design, and stained glass. $200. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. • Session 1 (July 9 – July 20) $200 • Session 2 (July 23 – August 3) Find out more & register online here.