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Cheerful Day Camp Cancelled

Because the health and safety of our campers and staff is our top priority, we have explored, at length, how we might maintain physical distancing, safe settings for activities for Day Camps.  Unfortunately, given these challenges and the current environment, we will not be offering Cheerful Day Camp this year.

(Camp Cheerful in Strongsville, Ohio)

Children ages 5 (school eligible) through school age with and without special needs can enjoy all that Camp Cheerful has to offer in a day camp setting. Cheerful Day Camp offers all the activities of a traditional camp, modified for children with disabilities! Activities include swimming, horsemanship activities, nature study, arts and crafts, canoeing, and much more.

Monday – Friday
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Extended care available 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. and/or 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. for an additional cost.


2020 Sessions

Campers may register for one week, multiple weeks, or all ten weeks.

Week #DatesFees 
1June 8 – 12 (offsite)*$350
2June 15 – 19$325 
3June 22 – 26$325 
4June 29 – July 2
(4-day week)
5July 6 – 10$325
6July 13 – 17$325 
7July 20 – 24$325 
8July 27 – 31$325
9August 3 – 7$325 
10August 10 – 14$325 


Sensational ESY Camp:  Cancelled

(Camp Cheerful in Strongsville, Ohio)

Our unique outdoor setting is an ideal environment for children and young adults with autism (or others with special sensory needs) to enjoy camp activities while progressing with their IEP goals. A Certified Special Education Teacher and autism specialist supervise our program and specially trained staff. Activities are designed to fit campers’ individual needs while receiving additional support from an occupational therapist and speech therapist. Campers enjoy activities such as swimming, sensory activities, arts and crafts, sports, reading, music, canoeing, and horsemanship activities.

Learn more about our Sensational ESY Camp here

2020 Sessions

1June 15th – 19th$1,100
2June 22nd – 26th$1,100
3June 29th – July 2nd
(closed July 3rd)
$  880
4July 6th – 10th$1,100
5July 13th – 17th$1,100
6July 20th – 24th$1,100
7July 27th – 31st$1,100
8August 3rd – 7th$1,100

Achievement Centers for Children is an authorized licensee of the Cleveland Metropolitan Park District. Inquiries regarding the cooperative relationship may be directed to the Chief Executive Officer, Cleveland Metroparks, 4101 Fulton Parkway, Cleveland, Ohio 44144; 216-635-3200.

Call us for more information

Alissa Piwinski

Manager of Camp Programs
440-238-6200 ext. 224

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