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About our program

We help hundreds of children every day reach their fullest potential in a welcoming, supportive environment. By incorporating the values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility into all of our youth programs, we give children the solid foundation they need to thrive.

  • Convenient hours 
  • Nutritious snacks
  • Dedicated, well-trained staff
  • Publicly funded participants accepted
  • Financial assistance for those who qualify
  • Access to other YMCA programs
  • Children have the opportunity to swim monthly at the YMCA
  • These centers provide a 1:18 child to instructor ratio

Our Curriculum

Our school age program offers fun weekly themes that align with Ohio’s Common Core K-12 state standards.
The curriculum includes activities in the following areas: 

  • Arts & humanities
  • Character development 
  • Large motor & fitness 
  • Literacy 
  • Science and Math 
  • STEM 
  • Nutrition 
  • Service Learning Projects.

2021-2022 BASE Parent Handbook


Financial Assistance 

We provide needs-based scholarships to make camp more affordable. We take several factors - annual income,
the number of adults in your home, and the number of dependents - and use them to determine your fee.

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Burton BASE

Burton Elementary

13724 Carlton St,
Burton, OH 44021

Central BASE

Central Primary School

799 Washington St,
Bedford, OH 44146

Goldwood BASE

Goldwood Elementary School

21600 Center Ridge Rd.
Rocky River, OH 44116

Grant BASE

Grant Elementary School

1470 Victoria Ave
Lakewood, OH 44107

Hayes BASE

Hayes Elementary School

16401 Delaware Ave.
​Lakewood, OH 44107

Kensington BASE

Kensington School

20140 Lake Rd.
Rocky River, OH 44116

Ledgemont BASE

Ledgemont Elementary

16200 Burrows Rd
​Thompson, OH 44086

North Ridgeville BASE

North Ridgeville Academic Center

34620 Bainbridge Rd. 
North Ridgeville, OH 44039

North Royalton BASE

North Royalton Elementary School

16400 State Rd.
North Royalton, OH 44133

Roosevelt BASE

Roosevelt Elementary

14237 Athens Ave.
​Lakewood, OH 44107

Vermilion BASE

Vermilion Family YMCA

1230 Beechview Dr.
Vermilion, OH 44089

Warrensville Heights BASE

Warrensville Heights Elementary School

21865 Clarkwood Parkway
Warrensville Heights, OH 44128

West Park BASE

West Park Family YMCA

15501 Lorain Rd,
Cleveland, OH 44111

Westwood BASE

Westwood Elementary

13738 Caves Rd
​Novelty, OH 44072