Register for ODA's free summer camp

Open Doors Academy’s (ODA) free summer camp will return to Cleveland Heights this summer.

ODA invites learners in grades K–8 to enroll in its camp at Monticello Middle School to participate in a unique blend of academics, arts, and physical activities designed to prevent summer learning loss and foster individual growth. 

The camp operates Mondays through Thursdays (not Fridays), and participants can choose one of two sessions: 

  • Session 1: June 10 through July 3 (camp closed June 19; no camp July 4).  
  • Session 2: July 8 through July 25.

The camp program comprises:

  • Educational Focus: Each day is packed with activities spanning literacy, arts, STEM, sports, health, and leadership, tailored to be age-appropriate and engaging. 
  • Excursions and Partnerships: Scholars will not only learn on campus but will also explore new ideas at local attractions and through collaborations with over 15 local organizations. 
  • Meals and Transport: Nutritious breakfast and lunch are provided daily, with free transportation options available from selected schools to Monticello Middle School. 
  • Family Engagement: ODA values the power of family involvement and offers workshops and events to integrate families into the educational journeys of their children.

Spots at ODA’s free summer camp fill up quickly. Visit for more details, and to register. 

ODA works to protect, inspire, nurture, and challenge youth to reach their full potential. For additional information, send an e-mail to 

Daa'iyah Rahman

Daa'iyah Rahman is the marketing and advancement manager for Open Doors Academy. Outside of work she spends the majority of her time performing with Blakk Jakk dance collective, attending shows in Cain Park, and enjoying her three dogs and fiancè.

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