Camp Boost group photo, summer 2023
Camp Boost

Camp Boost

The Center for Intervention Research in Schools (CIRS) offers summer camp opportunities for students in different age groups to help them get a jump-start on the school year while providing a fun, social and recreational environment.

  • Camp Boost – Available to children between the ages of 6 – 12
  • Camp Mini-Boost – Offered to children entering kindergarten

Camp Boost

Camp Boost is open to all children between the ages of 6 – 12, but space will be reserved for children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). There are 60 spots available for campers.

Spots are offered on a first-come first-served basis for families that submit complete applications by the deadline.

Activities

  • Soccer
  • Kickball
  • Football
  • Whiffleball
  • Games
  • Art
  • Academic Enrichment
  • Fun Fridays

Skills Strengthened

  • Sports
  • Coping
  • Social
  • Organization

Key Details

Camp Boost is a three week summer camp typically offered late-July – mid-August. Summer 2024 dates and times coming soon!

  • Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Location: Ohio University Athens campus
  • Cost: $210-$330 per child (depending on sliding scale) for the whole camp experience

How to Apply

For full consideration, you must email campboost@ohio.edu with the following information by the application deadline:

  • Your name, phone number and email address
  • The name and age (with DOB) of the child(ren) you would like to enroll

Please allow at least five business days for an email response from the CIRS team. If you have questions, please contact us.

Application deadline for 2024 Camp Boost coming soon!

Camp Mini-Boost

Camp Mini-Boost is a one-week camp open to all children entering kindergarten. The camp aims to help children build sports skills and friendships to set the stage for success in kindergarten. It's a great opportunity for children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), so spots will be held for children at risk for ADHD.

Camp Mini-Boost is currently a brief, pilot program, as we are in the midst of applying for grant funding. Our goal is to demonstrate the need for camps aimed at this age group.

Spots are offered on a first-come first-served basis for families that submit complete applications by the deadline.

Activities

  • Soccer
  • Kickball
  • T-ball
  • Outdoor games
  • Art

Skills Strengthened

  • Sports
  • Friendship
  • Coping

Key Details

Camp Boost is a one week summer camp typically offered in late-July. Summer 2024 dates and times coming soon!

  • Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • Location: Ohio University Athens campus
  • Cost: $45 per child for the whole camp week

How to Apply

For full consideration, you must email campboost@ohio.edu with the following information by the application deadline:

  • Your name, phone number and email address
  • The name and age (with DOB) of the child(ren) you would like to enroll

Please allow at least five business days for an email response from the CIRS team. If you have questions, please contact us.

Application deadline for 2024 Camp Boost coming soon!