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Enrichment Opportunities in Olentangy and Central Ohio

Listed below are links, flyers, and information about enrichment opportunities in Olentangy and central Ohio. While some of the events listed are district activities, others are not sponsored or supported by Olentangy Schools. This link is meant to serve an informational purpose, not as an endorsement or promotion of specific outside organizations.  

Young Entrepreneurs Academy

YEA is open to students in grades 6-12 and is a nice extension opportunity for students, specifically those who have an interest and aptitude in marketing and business.  In addition, participation can lead to some great college scholarships.  Students can apply on line at YEA website. Questions should be directed to the program manager directly at the program email address.  

Delaware County Library

The Delaware County Library offers a variety of enrichment activities, from book clubs to crocheting lessons. Check out the Delaware County Library.

The 2021 Martin W. Essex School for the Gifted and Talented at ASHLAND University

 The Martin W. Essex School for the Gifted and Talented™ at Ashland University offers rising high school sophomores, juniors and seniors the chance to explore the arts, sciences and humanities through a set of virtual keynote seminars, and in-depth small group instruction from an expert in the field. This year the program will be held virtually. For more information please review the 2021 Martin Essex Flyer.   

Essex at Ashland 2021 Online Registration


The programs offered at STEM-U are designed by a group of STEM professionals and educators who know what it takes to bridge knowledge acquired at school and skills needed to succeed in the real world. Our programs are designed to be engaging and fun and incorporate cool new tools and technologies to building critical thinking and problem solving skills at an early age. Visit the STEM-U website for more information about classes offered.  

Ohio 4-H Youth Development Science Saturdays

4-H Science Saturdays are held during the academic year at the Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center. They are designed to connect children in grades three-six with the science and research that occurs everyday at The Ohio State U‚Äčniversity. Faculty, staff and researchers present hands-on activities that introduce youth to a wide variety of science-based topics.  For more information about Science Saturdays, visit the 4-H website.