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Applications accepted on a rolling basis. Availability is limited, so apply now to be a part of the most innovative camp for middle schoolers!

Camp What If: Wilds

Overnight summer camp in the wild

The best parts of traditional outdoor summer camp with a TomTod twist: diving into social innovation and design thinking for the Lake Erie watershed! In partnership with the Cuyahoga Valley National Park Environmental Education Center.

Camp What If: Masters

Overnight camp on campus

Embracing the college spirit for middle schoolers – on campus, in the dorms, having a blast with friends and summer camp awesomeness while becoming a master of social innovation exploring all things water!

Day camp downtown

With a home base in the Canton Arts District, the city comes to you in a jam-packed week of immersive experiences where you discover what makes the Hall of Fame City tick!

Overnight mobile innovation camp 

Exploring start-ups and entrepreneurship throughout NE Ohio with a focus on the common good. Using a special mobile ideation hub, we’ll take day trips throughout the week to Akron, Cleveland and Youngstown and explore and discover alongside leading innovators in Ohio.

Be on staff for the most innovative summer camp for middle schoolers.

Camp What If isn’t like most summer camps, and we like it that way. You will too. We’re hiring camp counselor and assistant counselor positions.

Camp Counselors are college-aged or older adults who work directly with campers on a daily basis, mentoring and getting to know them, having fun with them, and leading games and activities. Camp Counselor positions are paid $2,100 for our camp season, running from June 4 – July 18.

Camp Assistant Counselors are 10th – 12th grade students who work do a mix of working directly with campers every day as well as helping the logistics of camp to run smoothly. Assistant Counselors are responsible for raising their own salaries with logistical assistance from TomTod. Assistant Counselors can earn up to $400 per two weeks (set-up, camp, tear-down) of camp; up to $1,200 for the summer season.

Get all the details below. See you at camp!

Get all the details on Camp What If here. Questions? Ask away!

Ready to have the best summer ever?