Barberton, OH Summer Camps

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Cyo Camp Christopher
Akron, OH 44301  
Archery, Arts And Crafts, Canoeing
Akron Rotary Camp
Akron, OH 44319  
Aquatic Activities, Archery, Arts and
Camp Christopher
Akron, OH 44307  
Archery, Arts and Crafts, Canoeing
Ymca Camp Y-noah
Clinton, OH 44216  
Aquatic Activities, Archery, Arts and
Camp Manatoc
Akron, OH  
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About Barberton, OH

Barberton is a city in Summit County, Ohio, United States. The population was 27,899 at the 2000 census. It is a commuter town close to Akron and is part of the latter's Metropolitan Statistical Area. Barberton was founded in 1891 by Ohio Columbus Barber, who planned the town according to his vision of industry, progress and community. In 1894 he moved the manufacturing operations of the Diamond Match Company, formed from a merger of 11 companies, from Akron to Barberton, where he soon was producing 250 million matches a day. In the valley running parallel to the Tuscarawas River and the Ohio & Erie Canal, he oversaw the construction of factories, residential neighborhoods and a compact commercial downtown. In the center of the new city was Lake Anna, named after Barber's only daughter, Anna Laura Barber. Barberton became known as the "Magic City", due to its rapid population growth during its formative industrial years, at a time of waves of immigration from eastern and southern Europe. In 1891, when it was incorporated, the scattered farms that had originally characterized the landscape were transformed into a fledgling city of 1,800. When an Akron Beacon Journal reporter revisited Barberton in 1893, he noted that since 1891, Barberton had grown so quickly that the town appeared to grow by magic . Many new immigrants were attracted to its industrial jobs. O.C. Barber...