Summer Day Camps and School Break Camps
Summer Day Camps (Preschool - 9th Grade)
Along with traditional camp activities like sports, games, music, drama, art projects, crafts and swimming campers will be working on community service projects and activities to help youth develop team building and leadership skills. They will learn a new way of looking at themselves and the world in which they live. Each camp will offer participants field trip opportunities and special events throughout the summer.
For your convenience we offer a variety of camp add-on options like Rise & Shine/Extended Stay, Hot lunch and Day Camp Swim Lessons.
Look what we did at Summer Camp in 2012!
Our camps strive to give youth the opportunity to be of service to their community. This summer we participated in a variety of service projects and fundraisers for local and national charities. Throughout the summer we collected pop tabs to donate to the Ronald McDonald House. RMHC Upper Midwest raises approximately $30,000 a year through their pop tab program. For our food drive, campers were able to shop at Jewel with money they earned at home doing chores or work around the house. Food was donated to the Palatine Food Pantry. We also made cards for local nursing homes and ‘I Spy Bottles’ for children at St. Alexis and Lutheran General Hospitals. Our biggest fundraiser of the summer was our Penny War fundraiser. We were able to donate over $700 for Stand For the Silent, an organization that brings education and awareness about bullying to children and adults around the world.
Early Childhood Camps
Tot Camp is offered to 3 – 5 year olds either two, three days or 5-day options for three, 3-week sessions. Kids participate in camp theme weeks centered on stories, crafts and other activities. They also enjoy our playground and once a week play at the tot pool. All campers must be toilet trained. We offer Rise & Shine (early drop off) for Tot Camp.
Junior Kids Camp is designed for children that are 5 and 6 years old. Camp is geared towards arts, crafts, games, field trips, swim time (not during public swim), special events and more. This camp is offered Monday – Friday in 3-week increments during the summer. We offer Rise & Shine (early drop off) and Extended Stay for Junior Kids Camp.
Fall Break/Winter Break/Spring Break
During days and weeks off of school, we offer various programs and trips. Please check our current catalog for more information.