Kids & Teens

Camp Field Trip Students Visit Cleveland City Hall

Fifteen students from Cleveland’s Lakeview Estates participating in a week-long Spring Break camp sponsored by Ohio City Incorporated visited and toured Cleveland City Hall and were welcomed by Mayor Frank G. Jackson and Chief of Education Monyka S. Price. The students were accompanied by their camp leaders and representatives from Ohio City Inc.

  • Summer Food Service Program

    This year the Summer Lunch program will serve children ages 1-18 Monday thru Friday at various City of Cleveland playground sites, recreation centers, and nonprofit organizations. The Summer Food Service Program ensures that low-income children continue to receive nutritious meals when school is not in session. More information is available from the Department of Recreation at 216.664.2561.

  • Division of Recreation Offers Free Fun for All!

    Offered by the Department of Recreation: Sand Volleyball, summer camp at Camp George L. Forbes, baseball and softball for youth ages 4—19, Jr. Golf for Cleveland youth ages 9-17, outdoor pools and spray basins, learn to swim classes, Showagon (looking for local talent!), free summer lunch program and more!

  • College Scholarship for Students With Firefighting Parent

    Rosenbaum & Associates has created a $3,000 scholarship opportunity specifically for college students who grew up with a firefighting parent or step parent. This award is available to families in Cleveland. To be eligible, participants must be graduating high school in 2016 or actively enrolled in an accredited technical school, college, or university in the US (graduate students are welcomed).

  • Plankton Fund Gives Dogs Second Chances

    The Plankton Fund was created in response to the heartworm positive dogs that come into the Cleveland Animal Care and Control (CACC) that have limited options due to the cost of heartworm treatment

  • Registration Open for Youth Opportunities Unlimited’s Summer Employment

    Youth Opportunities Unlimited (Y.O.U.) has opened registration for its 2016 Summer Youth Employment Program. The program matches Cuyahoga County teens and young adults, ages 14-24, to meaningful summer work experiences in the public, nonprofit, and for-profit sectors. Y.O.U. manages the largest array of employment opportunities for youth in Cuyahoga County, includingpart-time and summer jobs and internship experiences.

  • Endangered and Threatened Species Art Contest for Ages 6-18

    The CLE Temporary Art Exhibition Program invites all Northeast Ohio young and aspiring artists to put their creative skills to work for wildlife. Youth artists are encouraged to learn about the plight of endangered species and wildlife around the globe with special emphasis on Ohio’s endangered and threatened species. Inclusions of positive perspectives are also encouraged.

  • RiverSweep 2016 is Saturday May 7th

    RiverSweep is Ohio’s largest done-in-a-day cleanup effort. Each year, on the Saturday before Mother’s Day, local businesses, schools and individuals team up to clean several sites in Cleveland. RiverSweep 2016 will happen from 9am to noon on Saturday May 7th. In 2015, 919 volunteers removed over 54 tons of trash, including 389 tires!

  • National Drinking Water Week: May 1st through 7th

    The Cleveland Water system is one of the oldest in the country. It is the largest water system in the state of Ohio and among the 10 largest in the US. Today, it covers a 640 square mile service area across five NEO counties. Around the clock, Cleveland Water’s 1,100 employees take pride in delivering safe drinking water to 1.4 million people in Cleveland and in 79 surrounding communities.