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Over 88 Illinois Summer Camps Listed Below with In-Depth Camp Info, including: Videos, Photos, Maps & Detailed Descriptions


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Winter & Winter Break Camps, Programs, Workshops, & Classes in Illinois are Starting in December, 2019

Many of our Illinois Camps offer Winter & Winter Break Programs, Activities, Workshops & Classes starting in December, 2019.

Be sure to check the "Year-Round Programs and Other Camp Info" headings of each camp listing for specifics, or give any Camp you're interested in a call to check on Winter & Winter Break dates, times and availability.

Winter & Winter Break 2020 Camp Open Houses & Reunions

Many of our Camps will be hosting Winter & Winter Break Reunions for their previous campers, and Winter & Winter Break Open Houses for interested new campers and families. Each camp is different, and some offer activities for the entire family.

Contact the camp(s) directly to see if there are any Camp Reunion or Open House Plans for December, 2019.

Looking for Illinois Special Interest Camps or Programs?

Like Sleepaway Camps, Special Needs Camps, or Tech Camps? There is a complete list of our current Special Interest Camp Directories a little farther down this page, and in the black bar at the very bottom of this page.

Best Illinois Winter & Winter Break Day Camps Starting in December, 2019

Looking for a Great Illinois Day Camp? Look at each camp's TYPE OF CAMP description. Many of our Best Illinois Day Camps also list their exact hours, and if they offer before and after camp activities.

Best Illinois Year-Round
Camps, Classes & Programs

Many of our Best Illinois Summer Camps also offer Year Round Camp Programs, Classes, and Activities. You should contact the camps you are interested in to see if they offer Fall, Winter and/or Spring Programs, too.

Best Illinois Winter & Winter Break Camp Jobs

Searching for Illinois Camp Jobs? Many of our Best Camps are now listing their 2020 Winter & Winter Break Camp Jobs, too. Look for the heading "Summer Camp Jobs" in each camp listing. You can also check any camp's website for their "Work at Camp" or "Winter & Winter Break Employment Opportunities" pages.

View Only IL Camps with Winter & Winter Break Work & Leadership Training Opportunities.

Some of the Best Camps in the Midwest are here in Illinois.

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FEATURED CAMP

Brave Arts Theatre Workshop
Weston, Massachusetts
508-314-1792

Ages: 7-15 for day session, 11-17 for overnight session . Coed Campers. Overnight Camp. Day Camp.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Brave Arts is a musical theater program for all levels of performers taught by professional actors and musicians. We teach the skills for musical theater on-stage while building community and confidence one child at a time off-stage. Each session ends with a showcase of theater and pop/rock songs and dances, featuring special moments for all of our performers. Don’t be surprised if you hear your child saying, “There is no place like home" - their new Brave Arts home.

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Falcon Camp
Carrollton, OH
216.991.2489

Ages: 6 - 16 . Coed Campers. Overnight Camp.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Widely recognized throughout the midwest as Ohio's premier summer camp since 1959, Falcon Camp offers a beautiful lakefront setting, a talented experienced staff and a wide variety of activities. Falcon provides an atmosphere that encourages young people to grow in spirit, skills, understanding, relationships, and attitudes. Fun for Now, Skills for Life is not just a catchy logo phrase but truly defines what Falcon is about.

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Camp Pillsbury
Owatonna, Minnesota
507-214-2200

Ages: 6-17 . Coed Campers. Overnight Camp. Day Camp.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Camp Pillsbury is a unique summer camp for boys and girls ages 6 to 17. Strong offerings in Theater, Circus, Music, Dance, Sports, Magic, Technology, and more. More than 100 activities! Campers choose their activities daily, making each day special for each individual camper. Five, 2 WEEK sleepaway sessions begin June 9th to August 18th. Enroll now at: CampPillsbury.com.

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YMCA Camp Lakewood
Potosi, Missouri
573-438-2155

Ages: 6-17 . Coed Campers. Overnight Camp.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: YMCA Camp Lakewood is an awesome overnight adventure for children ages 6-17! With 5,200 acres and 360-acre lake, kids get outdoors having fun, making friends and learning new skills. They participate in sports, equestrian, arts & crafts, caving, high adventure, water activities and more, and also learn about accomplishment, belonging and character.

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Camp Lantern Creek
Montgomery, Texas
936-597-8225

Ages: 7 - 17. All Girl Campers. Overnight Camp.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Lantern Creek is an overnight camp for girls ages 7-17 located in the piney woods of Montgomery,Texas.  We have gone beyond the traditional rules for what summer camp "should" be and developed unexpected, wide-ranging activities with a common theme: fostering self-confidence and creative thinking in girls. We nurture a diverse group of girls to feel that they can accomplish anything - or at least try. We celebrate both successes and great attempts.

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FEATURED CAMP

iD Tech Summer Programs for Ages 6-18
Locations: AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MD, MA, MI, MN, MO, NV, NH, NJ, NY, NC, OH, OR, PA, TN, TX, VA, VT, WA, WI
888-709-8324

Ages: 6 - 18 . Coed Campers. All Girl Campers. Overnight Camp. Day Camp. Half-Day & Full-Day Options.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: iD Tech is the world leader in summer STEM education, with 400,000 alumni since 1999, and 150 prestigious campus locations including Stanford, Caltech, and NYU. Students ages 7-19 learn to code, design video games and Fortnite-inspired levels, mod Minecraft, create with Roblox, engineer robots, model and print 3D characters, work with AI and machine learning, and more! Weeklong, day and overnight summer programs that instill in-demand skills and embolden students to shape the future. 

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iD Tech Summer Programs for Ages 6-18

Visit Our iD Tech Summer Programs for Ages 6-18 Website
1-888-709-8324
info[AT]iDTech.com
Held at 150+ prestigious campuses nationwide

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MD, MA, MI, MN, MO, NV, NH, NJ, NY, NC, OH, OR, PA, TN, TX, VA, VT, WA, WI

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our iD Tech Summer Programs for Ages 6-18 Video

CAMPER AGES: 6 - 18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp. Half-Day & Full-Day, Overnight, and Weekend programs available.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers. All Girl Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: iD Tech is the world leader in summer STEM education, with 400,000 alumni since 1999, and 150 prestigious campus locations including Stanford, Caltech, and NYU. Students ages 7-19 learn to code, design video games and Fortnite-inspired levels, mod Minecraft, create with Roblox, engineer robots, model and print 3D characters, work with AI and machine learning, and more! Weeklong, day and overnight summer programs that instill in-demand skills and embolden students to shape the future.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Computers, Math, Science, Technology, Academics, and more.

iD Tech Summer Programs for Ages 6-18 is a Top Summer Camp located in  Illinois offering many fun and educational camp activities, including: Science, Math, Computers and more. iD Tech Summer Programs for Ages 6-18 is a top camp for ages: 6 - 18.
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CAMP LOCATION: Camps are located at prestigious campuses nationwide. Visit Our Camp Website Link: www.idtech.com to find a location near you.

CAMP FACILITIES: Camps are held on university and school campuses. Most overnight campers stay in dorms and get the "college experience".

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: iD Tech is the world leader in summer STEM education, with 400,000 alumni since 1999, and 150 prestigious campus locations including Stanford, Caltech, and NYU.

Students ages 7-19 learn to code, design video games and Fortnite-inspired levels, mod Minecraft, create with Roblox, engineer robots, model and print 3D characters, work with AI and machine learning, and more! Weeklong, day and overnight summer programs that instill in-demand skills and embolden students to shape the future.

Just 5-10 students per instructor (maximum 10) so students can e¬njoy personalized learning at their pace.

The top universities on the planet—Stanford, NYU, Caltech—have trusted and hosted our programs for over 15 years, inspiring students to dream BIG.

Want to learn from an energetic Stanford computer science major? A virtual reality guru from NYU? A game developer who wants to share her lifelong passion? We’ve bet our reputation on recruiting the top instructors in the country. Our 8:1 student-to-instructor guarantee ensures customized learning with the smallest class sizes, leading to “a-ha moments” and awesome outcomes. iD Tech summer courses are inclusive of every skill level and learning style.

Today, every career—from art to engineering to social work—requires a strong foundation in tech. With a focus on skills like problem-solving, critical thinking, and collaboration, our courses pave the way for bright futures in any field. Whether your child dreams of working at Facebook or Google, launching their own startup, or founding a nonprofit, their long-term skill development pathway starts here.

iD Tech also offers early-education STEM programs, all-girls tech camps, teen-only academies, and an online learning platform.

Get started today at Our Camp Website Link: www.iDTech.com or call (888) 709-8324 and join iD Tech as they inspire the makers of tomorrow.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please visit Our Camp Website Link: www.iDTech.com for the most up to date information on sessions, dates, and fees.

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iD Tech Summer Programs for Ages 618

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Illinois Summer Camps

Please note that our list of 2019 Illinois Summer Camps also includes information on Illinois Summer Camp Scholarships, Financial Aid, and other 'Campership' or Financial Assistance. Look within each camp's description for the CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS AND FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE heading.


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CircEsteem Summer Circus Camp
Chicago, Illinois

Visit Our CircEsteem Summer Circus Camp Website
773-732-4564
info[AT]CircEsteem.org
Chicago, Illinois 60640

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
4730 N. Sheridan Rd.
Chicago, IL 60640

CAMPER AGES: 6-16

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Monday-Friday 9 am - 3 pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Summer Circus Camp is a fun, safe, supportive and challenging environment where children explore the many skills that create the Circus Arts. Circus Day Camp allows each child to develop self-confidence, self-esteem, physical awareness and an understanding of the potential they possess. Skills taught may include: acrobatics, clowning, juggling, stilt walking, gym wheel, rolling globe, tight wire, and rolla bolla. CircEsteem campers will get to share their excitement and skills with family and friends at the end of the week in a show!

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Gymnastics, Team Sports, and more. Circus Arts.

CircEsteem Summer Circus Camp is a Top Summer Camp located in Chicago Illinois offering many fun and educational camp activities, including: Dance, Team Sports, Theater and more. CircEsteem Summer Circus Camp is a top camp for ages: 6-16.
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CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Since 2001, CircEsteem’s mission has been to unite youth from diverse racial, cultural, and economic backgrounds and help them build self-esteem and mutual respect through the practice of circus arts.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Sliding scale tuition & scholarships available. Apply online: Our Camp Website Link: circesteem.org

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: CircEsteem programs give students a chance to shine as center-ring stars in their very own circus, enhancing self-esteem as they overcome obstacles, achieve goals, and proudly exclaim, "Look what I can do!" Fostering confidence and cooperation, our professional circus staff teaches a variety of skills such as clowning, juggling, stilt-walking, ball-walking, unicycling, gym wheel and acrobatics. Students progress at their own pace while working hands-on with instructors in a safe and supportive environment.

During the school year, we offer circus classes on Saturday and Sunday mornings and after-school tutoring and circus Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
9 am - 3 pm Monday - Friday
June 26 - August 25
Sign up for weekly sessions or all nine!

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CircEsteem Summer Circus Camp

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Illinois Day Camps
Offer Extended Day Options

Some Illinois Summer Camps offer Extended Hours, for Early Camper Drop-Off and Pick-Up. Be sure to check each camp's description under "TYPE OF CAMP" for complete information, and exact hours of any Extended Camp Day Options.

If you need these services, you should contact the camp to confirm availability.



Virtuoso Performing Arts
Morton Grove, Illinois

Visit Our Virtuoso Performing Arts Website
847-998-9900
vpa[AT]VirtuosoPerformingArts.com
8120 Lehigh
Suite 105
Morton Grove, Illinois 60053

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Musical Theater Camp:
(Grades 4-12; all levels)

- Fully-staged production of “Shrek The Musical”
- Professional production process
- Audition experience
- Music, dance, acting workshops
- Guest speakers — Q & A
- Arts & Crafts (day camp only)

All Musical Theater Camp students are required to audition for their roles in the musical. All students will receive a role. Students enrolling after June 1st will be admitted into the program at the discretion of the director.

Mini Musical Munchkins
(Grades 1-3; all levels)

Overview:
- Offers a taste of a professional musical production experience for VPA’s youngest musical theater students
- Culminates in a fully-staged production of “Shrek The Musical” performed with VPA’s 4th-12th grade Musical Theater Camp students (see right)
- Class time includes acting/voice/movement warm-ups, games and workshops, and artistic projects related to the production
- Price includes all rehearsals, costumes and performances for “Shrek The Musical”

Dance Intensives
(Grades 3-12; intermediate/advanced levels)

Grades 3-5 | Int Levels (includes lunch break)
July 21-24, Tues-Fri — 10:30-2:00 pm

Intensives will cover some or all of the following:
Ballet · Jazz · Modern · Hip Hop · Tap*
Conditioning · Nutrition · Composition· Improv

Faculty recommendation required for enrollment.

*Beginning tappers welcome

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Musical Theater, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: Camp is held at the Virtuoso Performing Arts studio, located in Morton Grove, Il.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Virtuoso Performing Arts provides classes and lessons in dance, acting, music and tumbling throughout the year. Visit Our Camp Website Link: www.virtuosoperformingarts.com to learn more.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please visit Our Camp Website Link: www.virtuosoperformingarts.com for more camp information.

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Virtuoso Performing Arts

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Teen Summer Camps in Illinois

Illinois Summer Camps for Teens sometimes include more 'intense' or immersive special interest activities, and can be much more rigorous and competitive. Teen Special Interest Camps in Illinois tend to have more focus on skills development, sometimes involving professional training standards, with age-appropriate activities and special camp events designed for teens.

Be sure to speak with each camp you are interested in, so you know exactly what to expect.


Play On Comedy Camp
Evanston, Illinois

Visit Our Play On Comedy Camp Website
847-337-9614
1330 Ridge Avenue
Evanston, Illinois 60201

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
603 Greenwood Ave, Glenview, IL 60025

CAMPER AGES: 7-13 (CIT program for teens)

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Daily 9:30-3:30pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Our exciting camp combines professional comedy and theatre training with field trips, swimming and outdoor fun! While maintaining a focus on classes that will help sharpen their comedic minds, campers are also able to choose from a variety of workshops and electives that round out a wonderfully diverse curriculum. Field trips may include Broadway in Chicago, Chicago Shakespeare, and The Second City, as well as fun friendship-building trips to a museum or a recording studio. The perfect combination of learning and summer camp fun!

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Swimming, and more.

CAMP FACILITIES: Campers attend acting, improv, musical theatre and film classes in an air-conditioned facility, but also enjoy the summer sunshine at Penny Park, and swimming at Skokie Water Playground and the beach.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: The perfect combination of learning and summer camp fun!

- Improv, acting, musical theatre 
and film classes
- Variety of theater and non-theater field trips
- Faculty improv jams and workshops

- Weekly swimming

- Directors and staff with a multitude of camp and theatre experience

- A spectacular final camp show

Our exciting camp combines professional comedy and theatre training with field trips, swimming and outdoor fun! While maintaining a focus on classes that will help sharpen their comedic minds, campers are also able to choose from a variety of workshops and electives that round out a wonderfully diverse curriculum. Field trips may include Broadway in Chicago, Chicago Shakespeare, and The Second City, as well as fun friendship-building trips to a museum or a recording studio.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: We have Counselor-in-training program for high school students. CITs pay 50% of fee.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Financial aid is available.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Play On directs 3 productions throughout the year featuring kids aged 7-17. We also have a kids improv comedy team, Chickenometry, and an advance teen improv team, Code Red Vines.

OTHER CAMP INFO: For grades 2-8
 (ages 7-13)
Counselor-in-training program for high school students

Camp Location: 1330 Ridge Avenue, Evanston, Illinois


Camp Times: 9:30am - 3:30pm

Register online at Our Camp Website Link: www.playoncomedy.com or call Lisa at 847.337.9614

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Camp Dates:
Session 1: June 15 - July 10, 2015
Session 2: July 13 - August 7, 2015

Camp Cost:
$900 for one session, $1,750 for both sessions

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Play On Summer Comedy Camp is seeking a highly motivated, creative, and organized individual to join our summer camp team in Evanston Illinois. Intern should be available Monday-Friday from 9am-4pm. 

Responsibilities:
• Assist camp staff with campers in grades 2-8
• Oversee the counselor-in-training program
• Teach and/or assistant teach backstage electives
• Help with technical aspects of camp show
• Provide administrative support

Requirements:
• Must be in college, preferably in a theater program
• Must love children and the arts
• Must crave fun in the summertime

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Play On Comedy Camp

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Find Illinois Online Summer Camps, eCamps & Online Summer Recreation & Learning Programs

New Online Summer Camps, eCamps, & Online Summer Recreation & Learning Programs for Kids and Teens of all ages are now being offered here in Illinois, and in states all across the US and Canada.

To find these eCamps, you can do a search using the keywords "online camp" in the search box at the bottom of any directory page.


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Complete List of Illinois Special Interest Camps

Click on any of the links below to visit that special interest camp directory. You can return here to continue searching our directory of ALL Illinois Summer Camps.

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Camp Pillsbury

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Julie Foudy Sports Leadership Academy
Illinois Location(s)

Visit Our Julie Foudy Sports Leadership Academy Website
949-648-2050
marnie[AT]juliefoudyleadership.com
IL

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Illinios
New Jersey
California

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
806 E. Avenida Pico Suite I #318 
San Clemente, CA 92673

CAMPER AGES: 12-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Soccer, Team Sports, and more. Lacrosse, & Leadership.

CAMP LOCATION: The JFSLA is held in three locations through the summer. Visit our website for dates and sites.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: The Julie Foudy Sports Leadership Academy combines a five-night, six-day residential Summer Soccer Camp for girls ages 12-18 and a Leadership Academy. This year in NJ we successfully integrated Lacrosse into the Academy for Girls ages 12-18.

We focus on two overlapping components-- Sports and Leadership.

Our summer residential camp locations are in NJ, IL and CA. We have World Class role models, Olympic Gold Medalists and World Champions on staff every year!

The aim of the JFSLA is to expose students to Julie’s great passion: the concept of not just being a leader on the field but a LEADER IN LIFE.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: The JFSLA offers a full and rich leadership curriculum alongside the sport offerings at the Academy.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Scholarships available through application process.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
JUNE 28 - JULY 3: (Sat-Thurs) OAKBROOK, IL
JULY 7- 12: (Mon-Sat) HIGHTSTOWN, NJ
JULY 20-25: (Sun-Fri) ATHERTON, CA

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Julie Foudy Sports Leadership Academy

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International Summer Camps in Illinois

Some of our Illinois Summer Camps accept International Campers from all around the world. Some camps could offer special Summer International Programs, scholarships, or other incentives to international campers.

International Campers and Parents: Be sure to contact each Illinois Summer Camp you are interested in to see if they accept campers from other Countries, if they hire any international staff, or if they offer any Special Summer Programs for International Campers.


Dutch Soccer School
Illinois Location(s)

Visit Our Dutch Soccer School Website
410 978 8220
info[AT]dutchsoccerschool.com
Various Locations
4560 Centennial Lane
Ellicott City, Maryland 21042

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
California, Illinois, Maryland, Michigan, Nebraska, Ohio, Utah, Virginia, Wisconsin,

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Dutch Soccer School Video

CAMPER AGES: 8- High School

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp. Day and Residential Camps

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers. All Boy Campers. All Girl Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Soccer, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: We have many day and residential camps this summer in Maryland, Virginia, Ohio, and Wisconsin. There are more details to be found on our website at Our Camp Website Link: www.dutchsoccerschool.com

CAMP FACILITIES: Quality Soccer Fields & Ice Cold Water Also, for our residential campers we will have Air-Conditioned rooms

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: We only accept serious players with previous competitive soccer experience. Every year talented players attend our camps and challenge each other to the limit, growing in skill and experience. A number of our campers have experienced training trials with professional clubs in Holland. Our programs are designed to help players achieve their maximum potential through progressive exercises that are individually challenging, as well as appropriate to the age and ability of each player.

We fly in our coaches directly from the Netherlands. They are not merely coaches: they are also teachers. Many of our coaches have graduated from a four- year CIOS College. At the Central Institution of Sports, coaches not only received their coaching licenses from the global leader in soccer development: KNVB (Royal Dutch Soccer Federation) but also learn how to work with, encourage and incentivize young athletes. Every camp group will have the same Dutch coach for the entire week. Our coaches will get to know each of the players in their group and can coach them individually, assessing their needs and improving the specific areas best for them.

For more information i.e. camp location, camp dates, camp philosophy, visit our website at Our Camp Website Link: www.dutchsoccerschool.com or email us at info[AT]dutchsoccerschool.com with any questions or concerns regarding your player.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
To find the location and date of the camp most convenient for you, visit our website at Our Camp Website Link: www.dutchsoccerschool.com

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Dutch Soccer School

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Find Illinois Special Interest Summer Camps

Illinois offers a great selection of Special Interest & Specialty Camps and Summer Programs. Check the black bar at the bottom of this page for a complete list of our Special Interest Camp Directories.


Sports Performance Volleyball Camp
Illinois Location(s)

Visit Our Sports Performance Volleyball Camp Website
Contact: Luke Stapleton
630-898-6400

luke[AT]greatlakescenter.com
37 Maxwell Drive
Hendersonville, North Carolina 28791

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Locations in: IL, AL, OR, LA, TX, FL, MI, and NC

CAMPER AGES: 12-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers. All Boy Campers. All Girl Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Sports Performance Volleyball Camps. America's #1 Volleyball Camps! 75 Age Group Championships since 1981. Spaces are limited, so secure your spot today!. Both the boys and girls camps sell-out every year!

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Volleyball, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: For a complete list of locations, please visit: Our Camp Website Link: www.allplayers.com.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: For complete program information, please visit: Our Camp Website Link: www.xcelsportsplex.com.

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Sports Performance Volleyball Camp

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Find Top Illinois Charter Schools for Fall 2019

Many Illinois Parents and Students are considering the benefits of attending a great, nearby, tuition-free Charter School in Illinois.

Here's a List of Illinois Charter Schools if you are interested in finding out more info.


Salt Creek Ballet Summer Camps
Westmont, Illinois

Visit Our Salt Creek Ballet Summer Camps Website
630/769-1199
saltcreek[AT]saltcreekballet.org
98 E Chicago Avenue
Westmont, Illinois 60559

CAMPER AGES: 3 - 18

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: SCB provides excellence in dance education all year long. High level training also available for the summer: Join us for up to TWO WEEKS of Fairy Tale Ballet Camp and/or Creative Ballet Camp (July 30-August 10, M-F) for ages 3-7. Weekly Ballet classes (June 18-July 27) also offered for ages 3-8 and TEEN/ADULTS. We offer Pre-Professional summer programs for ages 9+.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, and more. Ballet.

CAMP FACILITIES: We have 4 state of the art dance studios all with sprung floors and marley.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
For more information, visit: Our Camp Website Link: www.saltcreekballet.org.

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Salt Creek Ballet Summer Camps

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iD Tech Summer Programs for Ages 6-18

YMCA Camp Lakewood

Camp Pillsbury

Camp Lantern Creek


Two Roads Theatre Project - Summer Acting Lab 2018
Chicago, Illinois

Visit Our Two Roads Theatre Project - Summer Acting Lab 2018 Website
312-772-3057
tworoadschicago[AT]gmail.com
Pendulum Space
1803 W. Byron St., Suite 215
Chicago, Illinois 60613

CAMPER AGES: 8 - 17

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. July 16th - 29th, M-F, 9:00am - 12pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Explore the art of acting at our Summer Acting Lab! Through the use of exercises and activities, students in our small classes will learn the basics of Acting, express their inherent creativity, and most importantly, have fun in the process! This collaborative experience culminates in a final performance of an original theater piece devised by the class. Come join our camp and be a part of a community of artists! All levels of experience are welcome.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Individualized attention and small student/teacher ratios are priorities of our program.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Theater, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: We are located in Chicago. Classes will meet at Pendulum Space at 1803 West Byron Street (2nd floor, Suites 215-216), a secure building dedicated to educational and art class facilities. We are near the Ravenswood/Lincoln Square/North Center neighborhoods.

CAMP FACILITIES: Our facilities include three acting studios and an adjacent lobby.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Please email tworoadschicago[AT]gmail.com to inquire about scholarship opportunities.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
The Summer Acting Lab runs from July 16th - July 29th, 2018.

Classes meet Monday - Friday from 9:00am - 12pm.

The Lab includes 10 class sessions over a period of two weeks (Monday- Friday, July 16th - 29th) and a short performance on the evening of 7/30.

Please visit Our Camp Website Link: www.tworoadschicago.com for more details!

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Riverwoods Family Campus
St. Charles, Illinois

Visit Our Riverwoods Family Campus Website
630-584-2222
bob[AT]fvchristianaction.org
recruiter[AT]fvchristianaction.org
35w624 Riverwoods Ln.
St. Charles, Illinois 60174

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Riverwoods Family Campus Video

CAMPER AGES: Kid's Camp: 6-12; Teen program: 13-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Riverwoods Family Campus is a free camp offered to kids of qualifying families in Kane County, IL. Children (ages 6-12) stay for a week in cabins and participate in a camp curriculum, with various games, activities, and bible teachings. Teens (ages 13-18) are a part of a leadership development program, staying 2 weeks to the whole summer depending on age. All camp weeks are from Monday Morning to Friday afternoon.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Basketball, Soccer, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Computers, Academics, and more. College Visits
Business Seminars
Team Building Activities

CAMP LOCATION: We are located 40 miles West of Chicago and have 85 acres of land on the Fox River in St. Charles, IL

CAMP FACILITIES: We have 6 modern cabins, multipurpose building that includes a gymnasium, dining hall, conference rooms and a game room. We also have an outdoor basketball court, playground, amphitheater, and canoes that we take kids out on the Fox River.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Please see our website for more information on who we are as an organization: fvchristianaction.org.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: All of our kids attend for free if the qualify to attend based on parents income and they must live in Kane County, IL.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Contact Recruiter in Mid-May to find out information on session dates: recruiter[AT]fvchristianaction.org

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Various Summer Camp Positions are available for those willing to become summer missionaries.  The minimum stipend is $2475 for the summer plus room and board.  

For more information on various positions, please visit: Our Camp Website Link: riverwoods.wordpress.com.

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Oasis Summer Day Camp
Winnetka, Illinois

Visit Our Oasis Summer Day Camp Website
847-858-0415
james[AT]oasisdaycamp.com
180
Ridge Avenue
Winnetka, Illinois 60093

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Oasis Summer Day Camp Video

MOST RECENT UPDATE:
More than 6 months ago. Contact camp for the latest 2019 camp info.

CAMPER AGES: 5 - 12

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. A premier day camp on the north shore of Chicago. The hours are from 8-5:30, Monday through Friday.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Swimming, Team Sports, Science, Technology, Academics, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more.

CAMP FACILITIES: This camp has two campuses located in Winnetka, IL and Highland Park, IL., from these drop-off and pick-up locations we visit a wide variety of destinations around the Chicagoland area to offer children every opportunity for fun. From swimming, to science classes, farms, museums and even amusement parks we have something that every child will enjoy.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Our program is geared to fully engage your child. There is no single focus, but more of a variety of programming to be sure our campers have a fun as well as educational summer. Please refer to our Calendar of Events for more detailed information about what this season has to offer at Our Camp Website Link: www.oasisdaycamp.com!

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Leadership program.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please see our website for detailed information about what this summer has to offer as well as pricing at Our Camp Website Link: www.oasisdaycamp.com.

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Zeno Math Camp
Illinois Location(s)

Visit Our Zeno Math Camp Website
(206) 325-0774
nateco[AT]zenomath.org
Washington

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Illinois & Washington Locations

CAMPER AGES: K-5th grade

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Half-Day Camp

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Math, Technology, and more.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: As fun as camping, canoeing and crafts combined, Zeno Math Camps keep the math momentum rolling all year long. How? Campers are guided through an adventure of math games, activities and experiments that reveal the fun of math! Zeno’s one-week, all inclusive, half day camps are designed to increase math competency in fun and exciting ways.

Adventures in Arrgh-rithmetic: Campers work on pirate-themed activities focused on measurement, geometry, time, navigation, technology, number sense, and problem solving. K-2nd grades

Art & Architecture: Campers create their own buildings and other objects while learning how geometry affects art, architecture, and city design. 3-5th grades

Ancient Secrets of Numbers: Campers work together to discover the history of counting, how numbers were developed and the origins of ancient number systems. 3-5th grades

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
For Zeno Math Camp locations and dates, please visit Our Camp Website Link: zenomath.org.

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Ballroom Combo Dance Camp
Tinley Park, IL

Visit Our Ballroom Combo Dance Camp Website
708-532-6237
info[AT]heartsoledance.com
7038 W. 183rd St.
Tinley Park, IL 60477

CAMPER AGES: 6 - 8

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, and more. 5-Day Summer Dance Camp

CAMP LOCATION: We are located east of Harlem Ave. on 183rd St.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: These fun, high energy camps teach a mixture of smooth and rhythm dances throughout the learning of fun routines. Perform the routines on the last day for friends and family!

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
July 14th-18th and/or August 11th-15th

Please refer to the studio's website for tuition fees

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SkillTwins Youth Soccer Camp
Addison, Illinois

Visit Our SkillTwins Youth Soccer Camp Website
Joanne - 630-362-1359
Frank - 847-989-4973

addisonsoccer[AT]gmail.com
213 N Lombard Rd
Addison, Illinois 60101

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
600 N Villa Ave
Unit B
Villa Park IL 60181

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our SkillTwins Youth Soccer Camp Video

CAMPER AGES: 7 years to High School 18 Years

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. 2 Sessions available per week 9am-1pm, or 3pm-7pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: SkillTwins Josef and Jakob Youtube sensations will be teaching their amazing skills to you.Camp will be taught by the SkillTwins and other Soccer professionals. We will be working on Footwork,dribbling and ball control. First week of Camp July 25th-29th following week August.1st-5th,2016 2 Session are available per week morning or afternoon. Rate of our youth camp is 445 per player for more info visit Our Camp Website Link: www.eventbrite.com

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Soccer, and more. Footwork,Drills, Dribbling & Ball Control.

CAMP LOCATION: SkillTwins Camp will take place at Addison Trail High School Field house located off of Army Trail/Lombard Rd in Addison IL

CAMP FACILITIES: the field house located at Addison Trail High School is an indoor facility with air conditioning. We will be training with the Skilltwins and also have the ability to scrimmage and have Panna Challenges.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: SkillTwins Camp is brought to you by Addison Youth Soccer and Addison United Soccer Club. NISL registered club. All of our coaches and staff are licensed coaches and CPR certified. More information is available on Our Camp Website Link: www.eventbrite.com

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Our Camp Website Link: www.AddisonYouthSoccer.com
www.mysa-Chicago.Com

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Futsal classes are available year round at Our Camp Website Link: www.mysa-Chicago.com

OTHER CAMP INFO: Space is limited to smaller class sizes this year no discounts will be given this year due to demand.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
445.00 per player - VIP packages are available as add on please visit our website for more information

July 25th - 29th
* Session 1 | 9am-1pm
* Session 2 | 3pm- 7pm

August 1st to August 5th
* Session 3 | 9am-1pm
* Session 4 | 3pm-7pm

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One Step Programs
Illinois Location(s)

Visit Our One Step Programs Website
312-924-4220
312-235-6838

dperkins[AT]onestepcamp.org
300 Conference Point Road
Williams Bay, Wisconsin 53191

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Park City, Utah
Springfield, Illinois
Chicago, Illinois
Washington DC
Walworth, Wisconsin
Charlotte, North Carolina
Mauston, Wisconsin

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
213 W. Institute Pl. Suite 511
Chicago, Illinois   60610

CAMPER AGES: 5 - 19

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp. 3-day, up to two-week long programs

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: We are an organization that provides programs to help campers with the special medical needs that they may have as a result of treatment for cancer.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: We are an organization that provides programs to help campers with the special medical needs that they may have as a result of treatment for cancer.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Fine Arts/Crafts, Basketball, Baseball, Golf, Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Sailing, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: Our main program is located on the the beachfront of Lake Geneva, approximately 1 hour from Milwaukee, and 1 1/2 hours Northwest of Chicago, Ill.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: While we only ask parents for 10% of the cost, for a camper to attend a program, we offer partial or full camperships for families who may not be able to afford the tuition for a program.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): We have a Brain Tumor Family Camp that is specifically designed for families with a child with a Brain Tumor diagnosis, and/or a Brain Tumor Survivor.

In addition, we have out "general" Family Camp for families with a child that has a cancer diagnosis, and/or are a survivor.

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Wiz Kids Camps
Illinois Location(s)

Visit Our Wiz Kids Camps Website
708-799-9400
info[AT]wizkidscamps.com
Homewood-Flossmoor High School
800 Governors Highway
Flossmoor, Illinois 60422

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Roosevelt University
430 S. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
3011 W 183rd Street
Suite 220
Homewood, IL 60430

CAMPER AGES: 6-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Daily (M-F): 8:00-5:30, plus extended care

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Wiz Kids Camps feature enrichment programming designed to foster growth and build lasting relationships. Our singular mission is to create environments that give young people an opportunity to have life-impacting experiences academically, athletically, socially and emotionally. We pride ourselves on having the gold standard when it comes to youth development and our highest priority is ensuring that each camper has a safe, enriching, fun, and interactive summer.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Basketball, Soccer, Golf, Gymnastics, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball, Martial Arts, Team Sports, Computers, Math, Science, Technology, Academics, and more.

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NIU Soccer Elite College Prospect Camp
DeKalb, Illinois

Visit Our NIU Soccer Elite College Prospect Camp Website
815-753-6873
eluzzi[AT]niu.edu
mbrady[AT]niu.edu
NIU Convocation Center #223E
DeKalb, Illinois 60115

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
NIU Soccer Office
Convocation Center #223E
DeKalb, IL 60115

CAMPER AGES: High School

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Boy Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: NIU Elite College Prospect Camp is a great camp for all HS players interested in "living like a college soccer player for 48 hours". Check our our new website at: Our Camp Website Link: www.niusoccercamps.com

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Soccer, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: One hour west of Chicago

CAMP FACILITIES: We have multiple turf fields that our camp will be held on, including our $3.5 million soccer stadium, our football stadium, and brand new intramural turf fields.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Our Elite College Prospect Camp is for all players who seek to play soccer at any level in college (Division I, II, III, NAIA). Our camp is a great balance of intensity, teaching, and fun.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
July 22-24, 2016
$460 camp fee (much more reasonable than most Division I College Camps)

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Little Beans Cafe Evanston Summer Camp
Evanston, Illinois

Visit Our Little Beans Cafe Evanston Summer Camp Website
847-807-3731
evanstoncamps[AT]littlebeanscafe.com
430 Asbury Ave
Evanston, Illinois 60202

CAMPER AGES: 3-9

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Little Beans offers a fun filled camp for kids 3-5.5 years and 5.5-9 years. Each week brings a new theme and unique fun. The weeks theme is included in the weeks activities and classes. Imaginative play, active play, sports, art, a daily class, a healthy snack and outdoor games included everyday. Lunch can be brought from home or purchased for $5.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Fine Arts/Crafts, Basketball, Soccer, Martial Arts, and more. Camp For A Cause: Each Week The Kids Will Participate In A Service Project For A Local Charity Tied To Helping Those In Need Enjoy Active Or Imaginative Play In A Meaningful Way.

CAMP LOCATION: Located in Evanston on Asbury between Oakton and Austin

CAMP FACILITIES: Large indoor playspace for kids 3-5 as well as a half-court gym and Ninja Warrior obstacle course for kids 5-9.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Monday - Friday
June 12th - September 1st

Pricing: Weekly Rates
9am-1pm – $200 for 5 days, $120 for 3 days, $80 for 2 days

9am-3pm – $300 for 5 days, $180 for 3 days, $120 for 2 days
*A deposit is taken for each week during registration
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Don’t want to commit to a schedule? Consider a Flex Pass. Flex passes let you buy 5 or 10 days of camp and choose the dates to use throughout the 2017 camp session.

Flex Pass Rates:

9:00am-1:00pm
$230 for 5 day flex pass
$460 for 10 day flex pass

9:00am-3:00pm
$345 for 5 day flex pass
$690 for 10 day flex pass

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Hoop Mountain Shooting & Scoring with Ryan Goodson
Bloomington, Illinois

Visit Our Hoop Mountain Shooting & Scoring with Ryan Goodson Website
630-539-2100
hoopmountain.dgibbs[AT]gmail.com
1312 Park St
Bloomington, Illinois 61701

CAMPER AGES: Going into 5th grade - Going into 12th grade

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Boy Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: This Camp is a day or overnight camp which runs from July 29th-July 31st in which players will be directed by Ryan Goodson who has worked with many NBA players such Stephen Curry and Antawn Jamison. This Camp will combine the best aspects of a shooting camp and scoring camp into one to help players to become a better scorer. At the end of the camp players will receive Ryan Goodson's online training workouts for free. The camp is at Illinois Wesleyan University which is located right off intersection 74 and 55 which is about 2 hours away from Chicago, St. Louis, and Indianapolis.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Basketball, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: This camp is located at Illinois Wesleyan University which is right off intersection 74 and 55, which is about 2 hours away from Chicago, St. Louis, and Indianapolis.

CAMP FACILITIES: Campers will stay in the Illinois Wesleyan University dorms and have meals in the dining hall at the University.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
The camp is July 29th- July 31st which will $395.00 for the 3 days.

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Breakthrough Basketball Camps
Illinois Location(s)

Visit Our Breakthrough Basketball Camps Website
866-846-7892 x 1
camps[AT]breakthroughbasketball.com
Various Cities Across the US and Canada
Various, Florida

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
WEST: Alaska. California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Nevada, Utah, Washington, Wyoming

SOUTHWEST: Arizona, Hawaii, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas

MIDWEST: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin

SOUTHEAST: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia

NORTHEAST: Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont

CANADA: Alberta, Ontario

OTHER: Scotland

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
5001 1st Ave. SE, Ste 105 #254, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402

CAMPER AGES: 4th - 12th grades

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Basketball, and more.

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Chicago Multi-Cultural Dance Center (CMDC) Dance Camp
Chicago, IL

Visit Our Chicago Multi-Cultural Dance Center (CMDC) Dance Camp Website
312-461-0030
contact[AT]cmdcschool.com
47 W. Polk St
Lower Level
Chicago, IL 60605

CAMPER AGES: 5 to 8 yrs

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Daily 9am - 5pm; before and after care available

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Come join us for the Best in Summer Dance Instruction!
6 weeks June 27 – Aug 5
Ballet, jazz, hip hop and more!
Field Trip every Wednesday (included in tuition)
Outside recess daily (weather permitting)
Snacks and games
End of Summer Performance August 5th

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: We are located in Chicago, IL South Loop, close to public transportation. Please visit our website for details.

CAMP FACILITIES: We have 5 studios located in the historic Dearborn Station, next to a park and playground where the children have daily recess weather permitting.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Students receive exposure to a variety of dance styles. The day begins with floor ballet, a low impact strengthening and toning class which improves flexibility and stamina. Daily classes include ballet, jazz, African or Latin dance and visual arts. At the end of each day the students go out to the park for recess and free play.

On Wednesday students go on field trips or have a special activity planned. At the end of the session students perform in a recital that showcases all of the skills they have learned over the summer.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: CMDC also offers year-round dance classes for kids starting at age 3. Classes include classical ballet, jazz, modern, contemporary, African, Latin and Hip Hop. Adult dance and exercise classes too!

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
6 weeks June 27 – Aug 5
9 am - 4:30 pm
Campers can be dropped off as early as 8 am and picked up as late as 6 pm for a small fee
$200 non refundable registration fee required to hold a spot
Price - $1650
Early bird price $1500 if registration received by March 31st.

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ThoroughQuest Acres Summer Horsemanship Camp
Port Barrington, Illinois

Visit Our ThoroughQuest Acres Summer Horsemanship Camp Website
(847) 452-1789
thoroughquestacres[AT]yahoo.com
28044 W Roberts Rd
Port Barrington, Illinois 60010

CAMPER AGES: 6-16 (younger with approval only)

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. July 8th-11, July 15th-18th, July 21st-25th...Tues-Fri 9:30-1:30

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Horses/Equestrian, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: ThoroughQuest Acres is conveniently located in Port Barrington, IL, easily accessible from Chicago's northwest suburbs and just 45 minutes from Downtown Chicago. Situated on 15 beautiful acres, ThoroughQuest offers a relaxing, peaceful atmosphere with plenty of space to enjoy your equine friends.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Having a solid foundation of knowledge on how to work safely around horses is just as important as knowing how to ride them. Our summer program gives campers a fun, safe, hands-on opportunity to learn and engage in all facets of basic horsemanship. Throughout the week campers will participate in activities that expand their knowledge of horses, advance their horseback riding skills, and enjoy riding with friends.

Our goal is for each of our campers to become a solid horseman, utilizing proper barn, horse handling, and riding skills. Please send a daily sack lunch and drink with your child.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: ThoroughQuest Acres offers year-round riding lessons, boarding, and show opportunities.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Three sessions offered in July. Each session runs Tuesday-Friday from 9:30am - 1:30pm.

July 8th-11

July 15th-18th

July 21st-25th

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Peoria Ballet Summer Intensive
Eureka/Peoria, IL

Visit Our Peoria Ballet Summer Intensive Website
309-690-7990
Eureka College (First two weeks) then Peoria Ballet
300 East College Ave. / 809 West Detweiller Dr.
Eureka/Peoria, IL 724/725

MOST RECENT UPDATE:
More than 6 months ago. Contact camp for the latest 2019 camp info.

CAMPER AGES: 10+

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp. First two weeks overnight with weekend available. 3 weeks in Peoria may use dorms or stay with families

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Fine Arts/Crafts, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: At Eureka College we are directly in between Bloomington, IL and Peoria, IL.
Peoria is in the heart of Illinois 2 1/2 hours South of Chicago and about 3 hours North of St.Louis

CAMP FACILITIES: At Eureka dormitory living with meals. Pool, workout area, and everything with in walking distance. Small town feel, safe and secure area.

At Peoria Ballet- State of the art studio's with Harlequin flooring. 4 studios. Small class sizes.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Intensive ballet training with modern, jazz, tap, lyrical too.
Performance after fifth week.
Peoria Ballet Artistic Director Servy Gallardo will be Master Teacher along with Guillermo Levya of Alma Dance Company, Chicago and Reida Dolbi.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Family Camp

OTHER CAMP INFO: Brochure and registration information available at Our Camp Website Link: www.peoriaballet.com

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
June 17-July19.
You may enroll for one week or all five!
$310.00 per week. Housing at Eureka is $60.00 per day or $780.00 for 13 days.
For weeks following Eureka Host families may be available..

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Page to Screen at the Actors Training Center
Wilmette, Illinois

Visit Our Page to Screen at the Actors Training Center Website
847-251-8710
info[AT]actorstrainingcenter.com
1122 Central Ave
2nd Floor
Wilmette, Illinois 600091

CAMPER AGES: 4th - 8th & 9th - 12th Grade

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Monday - Friday, dates and times depend on age (listed below)

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: This unique summer program has students working from an original short film script written by the students under the guidance of professional storyteller and actress, Stephanie Chavara or professional improviser, Tim Soszko. Next we bring in a professional filmmaker and students experience acting and working on a movie set while building important interpersonal skills. Their film will be screened for the public at a red carpet premiere at the the Wilmette Theatre. Our 9th – 12th grade section delves into a more sophisticated and comprehensive approach to filmmaking.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Theater, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: We are located approximately 20 miles from the Chicago Loop in the beautiful suburb of Wilmette, IL. We are about a 30-40 minute drive from the heart of the city.

CAMP FACILITIES: We are located on the second floor of the historic Wilmette Theatre. Our accommodations include two studios, a theatre, and an off-site auxiliary space, under a 5 minute drive away from our central campus.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: The Actors Training Center has been a reputable center from training actors K - Adult for almost a decade.

Our executive director, Carole Dibo, is constantly in touch with what the industry needs and expects from actors of all ages.

With frequent guest instructors like LA Casting Director Deb Dion & House of Cards Casting Director, Julie Schubert; Chicago talent agents from Stewart, Gray, and Paonessa; and Writer/Director David Singer, Dibo implements topical and critical lessons from current industry professionals into every class available at ATC.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: We do offer financial aid for students. More information can be found on our website at: Our Camp Website Link: www.actorstrainingcenter.org.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: The Actors Training Center offers year-round training for actors Kindergarten - Adult. We offer current, up-to-date training from professionals in the industry: actors, writers, directors from Chicago and as far as L.A.

For more information about our Fall, Winter, & Spring class, visit our WEBSITE at: Our Camp Website Link: www.actorstrainingcenter.org or CONTACT our office: 847.251.8710 | email: info[AT]actorstrainingcenter.com.

OTHER CAMP INFO: We are offer two sections: a 4th - 8th Grade division and a 9th - 12th Grade section!

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
PAGE TO SCREEN

4th-8th Grade
July 3rd - July 14th // 9:00am - 1:00pm

(there will be class on July 4th)

9th - 12th Grade
June 19th - June 30th // 2:00pm - 6:00pm

Both sections are $925

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Active Learning Chess and Video Game Design Camps
Illinois Location(s)

Visit Our Active Learning Chess and Video Game Design Camps Website
888-652-4377 or 281-257-0078
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WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
Active Learning Services
18911 Forest Bend Creek Way
Spring, TX 77379

CAMPER AGES: 6-16

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Full and Half Day available. 9am-4pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: We offer Video Game Design and Chess camps. Students of all experience levels are welcome. We train everyone from beginners to advanced.

Create & program a Unique Video Game that you can actually play! Using our custom curriculum, children learn Gamemaker software by YoYo Games, Kodu software by Microsoft, Minecraft or Scratch by MIT as they create their very own video games.

Learn or hone your skills in the art of Chess with the finest chess instructors in North America. Campers experience chess instruction and play in a fun filled environment! Tuition includes trophy, chess set and much more.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Computers, Technology, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: We have over 100 exceptional locations in more than 25 states. Please visit our website for locations, testimonials, photos and more.

CAMP FACILITIES: Our camps are held at some of the most beautiful private campuses in America. Visit our website to find a location near you.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Active Learning Services, Ltd operates enrichment programs designed to stimulate creative thinking, improve thinking, logic and memory skills and give children "thinking alternatives" to sports camps and other summer programs. Our programs include chess programs and camps thru USA Chess, Our Gamebuilder Video Game Creation Programs and our Active Learning Computer Enrichment Programs.

Our staff is, comprised of the best children's chess instructors in North America! The USA Chess camps are uniquely qualified to cater to the needs of the advanced scholastic player as well as the true beginner. USA Chess hit its first milestone in the summer of 2000 producing the largest chess camp ever held in the United States, with more than 250 students enrolled. What was most surprising, however, was the amount of absolute beginners in attendance - more than 50% of the total enrollment was just starting to play chess. This realization led to the national rollout tour of 100 camps in more than 70 cities. The annual tours have been immensely successful with several thousand campers attending this year alone.

USA Chess thrives on providing a structured environment that is extremely conducive to learning chess. We handpick the best children's chess instructors from all over the United States and bring them to each camp. We believe our team is most effective in teaching chess to children of all ages and levels. The exceptional organization and ever-fun curriculum has fueled much interest from scholastic players and coaches from around the country, prompting them to request USA Chess camps in their areas.

At the same summer camp locations, we also offer the immensely popular Gamebuilder Video Game Creation Camps, The Active Learning Computer Animation Programs, and other Computer Enrichment Programs such as Modding, Networking and Hosting with Minecraft. We now offer seven unique programs in all.

At these camps, children are assigned a computer for the week; they spend the week learning to create their own one-of- a- kind video games in our Gamebuilder Camps, Animation Projects in our Animation Camps, also Modding, Networking and Hosting with Minecraft.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please visit our website for all session dates, camp choices and fees.

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Hoop Mountain Midwest Summer Camp
Bloomington, Illinois

Visit Our Hoop Mountain Midwest Summer Camp Website
(630) 539-2100
hoopmountain.dgibbs[AT]gmail.com
1312 Park Street
Bloomington, Illinois 61701

CAMPER AGES: 5th-12th grade

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Boy Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Our 2019 boys summer basketball camps will once again be held at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington (Central Illinois). Starting with our Shooting & Scoring Camp on July 27th-29th, followed by our Point Guard, Perimeter, and Big Man Camps on the 29th-31st. These summer camps are for boys entering the 5th-12th grade and each camp is open for overnight or commuter/day campers. All of our camps have a passionate coaching staff that is dedicated to helping each of our campers improve their basketball skills and ability.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Basketball, and more.

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Chicago Filmmakers Advanced Moviemaking Camp
Chicago, Illinois

Visit Our Chicago Filmmakers Advanced Moviemaking Camp Website
(773) 293-1447
coop[AT]chicagofilmmakers.org
Chicago Filmmakers
5243 N. Clark St
Chicago, Illinois 60640

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
Chicago Filmmakers
5243 N. Clark St
Chicago, IL 60640

CAMPER AGES: 13-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Weekdays, 10AM-3PM

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Advanced Moviemaking students will have the opportunity to work with more sophisticated camera, lighting, and sound equipment, and will hone their skills using professional editing software.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Technology, and more.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Session 1: July 13-24, Session 2: Aug 10-21
$475

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Skyhawks Sports Academy Summer Sports Camps
Illinois Location(s)

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800-804-3509
skyhawks[AT]skyhawks.com
Over 500 Locations Nationwide
Mead, WA

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
CA, CO, CT, FL, IA, ID, IL, IN, KY, MA, MI, MN, MT, NH, NY, OH, OR, PA, TX, WA, WI, and WY

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
6311 E. Mt. Spokane Park Dr., Suite B
Mead, WA 99021

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 3 thru 12. Not all ages available in all areas.

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Hours vary by camp and age level.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Basketball, Football, Baseball, Cheerleading, Soccer, Golf, Tennis, Volleyball, Team Sports, and more. Lacrosse, Mini-Hawk, Multi-Sport, Quickstart, Tiny-Hawk, Track & Field, & Volleyball Too!

CAMP LOCATION: Skyhawks Sports Camps are located in cities throughout the state. Please see our website for exact locations near you at Our Camp Website Link: www.skyhawks.com

CAMP FACILITIES: Modern practice fields and facilites with top-notch training and safety equipment.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Since 1979, Skyhawks sports has led safe, fun and skill-focused sports camps and programs for youth between the ages of 3-12.

We offer many different different sports--and countless ways for your child to grow. The camps range from soccer to baseball to our popular mulit-sport camps where kids sample three different sports (soccer, basketball and baseball) in one camp.

Our camps and programs are offered locally throughout over 500 communities. The format includes traditional week-long summer day camps and year-round after-school programs that range from 45 minutes to 6 hours in duration, per day. Our progression of camps and programs, led by our expert staff, are generated toward youth looking for a sport introduction or those who want to refine and master their sport-specific skills.

For Detailed Information on ALL of our summer sports camps, please visit our website at Our Camp Website Link: www.skyhawks.com.

Our coaches and site directors make a significant difference to your child�s on-field experience. Chosen for their strong personal character, responsibility, and capacity to effectively communicate sports skills to youth, our staff will make the extra effort every time to ensure that your children have the best on-field/court experience, emphasize teamwork, and learn life skills through sports. Our staff are required to complete our extensive certification process.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: We offer financial aid for those families that qualify. Please call 1.800.804.3509 for an application.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: We offer year round programs in select states, please see our website for complete information on all Skyhawks Sport Camps in your area.

OTHER CAMP INFO: Skyhawks Sports Camps are SAFETY FOCUSED!

At Skyhawks we go the extra mile to focus on safety, and we have a long-standing proven safety track record and processes to prove it. For example, all Skyhawks Sports camps start and end with our unique safety process called �Gate System and Parking Lot Duty.� This process is where coaches come and greet both parents and campers in the parking lot when parents pull up to drop off their children.

Our staff guide the kids onto the field/court and out of harm�s way by funneling them into our gate system. Eye contact is maintained from each one of our staff members until the kids make it onto the field/court where they are grouped by age. This efficient process ensures safety. Additionally, it develops a level of trust between parent, coach, and child that ultimately leads to a fun and skill-focused camp for youth.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Skyhawks Sports Camps are offered throughout the summer, and specific dates and times vary from location to location.

Fees vary depending on age, duration of camp, and location.

You can find a complete list of sessions, times, and fees for ALL the Skyhawks Sports Camps in your area at: Our Camp Website Link: www.skyhawks.com.

Or feel free to call us at: 800-804-3509.

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Camp McCormick
Stillman Valley, Illinois

Visit Our Camp McCormick Website
815-234-8622
630-897-1565

fdupczak[AT]girlscoutsni.org
9995 N. Girl Scout Rd.
Stillman Valley, Illinois 61084

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
200 New Bond St.
Sugar Grove, IL 60554

CAMPER AGES: 6-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Family Camp

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Girl Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Girl Scouts

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Summer Family Camp

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, Adventure, Travel, Wilderness/Nature, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: Camp McCormick is 425 acres of woods and prairie, located about an hour and a half northwest of Chicago and 25 minutes southwest of Rockford.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Camperships are available for current members of Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Family Fun Overnight - July 25-26 - A family that camps together, makes a s'more together! Splash in the pool, go for a hike, and make something in arts & crafts to remember this camp session together.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
We are currently hiring for all camp positions - counselor, kitchen staff, waterfront staff, and specialty areas. Please contact Felecia for more information.

Please email fdupczak[AT]girlscoutsni.org or visit our website nat Our Camp Website Link: www.girlscoutsni.org for application materials.

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Dream Big Camps
Chicago, IL

Visit Our Dream Big Camps Website
773-944-9146
siobhan[AT]dreambigeducation.org
5255 N. Ashland Ave/ 651 W Lake St.
Chicago, IL 60640/ 60661

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
Literacenter
c/o Dream Big
641 W Lake St,
Suite 200
Chicago, IL 60661

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Dream Big Camps Video

CAMPER AGES: 3 - 18

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Week-long drama camps.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Dream Big Camps are a great opportunity to build confidence, get creative, and build relationships! During our acclaimed weekly Drama Camps, children will act, sing, dance, and play theatre games centered around themes like Hamilton Fanatics, Star Wars, Harry Potter, and Sing. Campers will also create costume, prop and set pieces. Camps culminate in a performance of an original show! Taught by skilled teaching artists, each week engages children in an unforgettable collaborative experience!

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: We can accommodate children with special needs. Our Director of Camps is a former learning specialist, and looks forward to working with families to make drama camp available for ALL kids!

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, and more.

Dream Big Camps is a Top Summer Camp located in Chicago Illinois offering many fun and educational camp activities, including: Dance, Musical Theater, Fine Arts/Crafts and more. Dream Big Camps is a top camp for ages: 3 - 18.
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CAMP LOCATION: Most of our camps are located in Andersonville 1 block north of Foster on the corner of Ashland and Berwyn, at First Free Church: 5255 N. Ashland Ave

We we also be offering camps in the West Loop at Open Books: 651 W Lake St.

CAMP FACILITIES: Most of our camps are hosted in a beautiful newly constructed building of the First Free Church. It is air conditioned.

There will also be camps hosted at Open Books in the West Loop. It is air conditioned.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Our camps and classes are all taught by professional teaching artists who engage campers in fun drama games and activities that foster creativity, self-expression and teamwork. Each week is designed around a creative theme and age group. Campers collaborate together to create a performance piece to be performed at the end of each week. These camps are based on dramatic play and exploration. We are proud to announce that we were the recipient of the 2013 Red Tricycle Award for "Most Awesome Dance and Theater Class" in Chicago!

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Students entering 5th-8th grades are invited to be a Jr. Camp Counselor for any camp geared towards 3-7 year olds. Jr. Camp Counselor’s receive a 50% discount for their assistance and their responsibilities include:
•Assist with drama games by leading with examples
•Help with story/show creation by supporting and enhancing the creative ideas of the younger campers
•Create and help with set/prop/costume development
•Assist with set up for different activities
•Assist with songs and dances
•Lead warm ups and games with supervision (if desired)
•Arrive 15 minutes early and stay 15 minutes late to help with set up/clean up and go over goals and planning

Students entering 9th-12th grade are welcome to apply for internships with us during the summer. To apply, please fill out this form. Sr. Camp Counselor responsibilities include:
•Assist with drama games-lead with examples
•Create and help with set/prop/costume development
•Assist with set up for different activities
•Act as a leader for songs and dances for younger campers
•Lead warm ups and games with supervision (if desired)
•Aide in taking young campers for restroom/drink breaks
•Arrive 15 minutes early and stay 15 minutes late to help with set up/clean up and go over goals and planning
•Assist with supervision and play at the park during breaks

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Please inquire. We do provide partial scholarships as needed.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Dream Big Performing Arts Workshops offer drama integration in-school residencies in Chicago schools, and after school enrichment programs in Chicago and Naperville.

OTHER CAMP INFO: We are also partnering with JCC Camping this summer. Check out: Our Camp Website Link: www.gojcc.org for more information.


We also offer a 4 week production camp. The camp runs from July 23rd- August 18th. This year we are excited to announce that we will be putting on Alice in Wonderland JR. This PROFESSIONAL STAGE EXPERIENCE features 2 live performances on the MAIN STAGE at the historic Athenaeum Theatre complete with FULL COSTUMES, SETS, LIGHTS, and SOUND. Our design and creative teams work together seamlessly to ensure the best production process and camp experience possible! This is a rich training ground for young musical theater performers in an educational environment that is both nurturing and fun!

Follow this link to learn more and register: Our Camp Website Link: www.dreambigperformingarts.com.

Camps themes this summer include: Hamilton Fanatics, My Little Pony, Alice in Wonderland Jr. Week, Sing, Harry Potter, Stranger Things, Detective Camp featuring MC2, Pokemon, Star Wars, Musical Theater featuring Sound of Music, Superheroes and Supervillians, and so so much more!

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
We offer camps each week throughout the summer for all different ages. Each week-long half-day camp is $225. We also have full day options, before care, and after care.

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YMCA Camp Benson
Mount Carroll, IL

Visit Our YMCA Camp Benson Website
815-244-8722
eli[AT]ymcacampbenson.org
16355 Scenic Palisades Rd.
Mount Carroll, IL 61053

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 5-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): YMCA

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: YCB is an adventure based overnight summer camp in northwestern Illinois for boys and girls in 1st-12th grade. We’re dedicated to positively impacting the lives of our campers and providing a transformational camping experience.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Rock Climbing, Kayaking, Zip Lining, Cave Exploration, Outdoor Living Skills, High Ropes.

YMCA Camp Benson is a Top Summer Camp located in Mount Carroll Illinois offering many fun and educational camp activities, including: Wilderness/Nature, Adventure and more. YMCA Camp Benson is a top camp for ages: 5-17.
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CAMP LOCATION: We are a short two hour drive from Madison, WI, the Chicago Suburbs, and only an hour from Rockford, IL and the Quad Cities.

CAMP FACILITIES: We have 12 modern, brand new cabins with heat and air conditioning. A brand new indoor climbing wall, covered pavilion, 250 seat amphitheater, and more make Camp Benson fun. Take a look around our site and discover why the Chicago-Tribune called our property one of the 7 wonders of the modern world.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: It is the mission of YMCA Camp Benson to provide a safe, fun, transformational and educational experiences for our campers through the demonstration of the four core values.; caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility and by practicing a camper first philosophy. Sending a child to camp is an act of great faith by parents. As directors, we take that responsibility very seriously. We strive to maintain an environment that both encourages personal growth and creates an unforgettable summer experience.The Camp Benson Community is a caring and supporting one, and at the core of everything that takes place at camp.

ADVENTURE camp is our most popular camp. This is a 7 day overnight camp with every activity to chose from based on your age. ADVENTURE CAMP is for those who are ages 8 -14. Your camper will take their summer to new heights. From zip-lining, swimming, and climbing to exploring a cave, high ropes, archery, and campfires. ADVENTURE camp is everything you need for one amazing week of camp.

EXPLORER camp is our starter camp. This is your 4 day overnight camp with fun activities to chose from based on your campers age. Explorer CAMP is for those who have completed kindegarten through 8 years old. Never been to YCB before or still in their first couple of summers at camp? Then EXPLORER camp is just for them. It's one week of camp packed into 4 days. With skits, big games, campfires, songs, and more, your camper is sure to have a great time.

SPECIALTY camps are the camps that have a certain niche to them They include; MEGA camp, TEEN camp, and LITERARY camp. MEGA camp is more than twice the fun! This 14 day camp gives campers the chance to try more activities, participate in the special middle-weekend stay-over, and get to know their counselors and fellow MEGA-campers much better If you are ages 8-14, register early for this one. It will fill quickly. TEEN camp is the one that no camper ages 12-17 wants to miss.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Simply put, an SDP (staff development participant) is a student entering the 9th-12th grade in the fall of 2014. While often this age group is overlooked and underutilized, this is not true at YMCA Camp Benson. SDPs attend Camp Benson for a week at a time serving and learning, growing and expanding, in both leadership and character. There are 4-levels of the Staff Development Program and placement is based on their grade in school, their attendance at weekend retreats, and an application process.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Every child deserves a camp experience. Just one summer at camp can positively influence a child’s life forever. Our confidential Financial Assistance Program allows numerous children, who would otherwise not be able to attend, to experience all that YMCA Camp Benson has to offer.

Applications for assistance will be made available on our website beginning in May with submissions being accepted after that.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Every spring and fall YMCA Camp Benson hosts a Family. For more information visit Our Camp Website Link: ymcacampbenson.org.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Check out Our Camp Website Link: www.ymcacampbenson.org for rates, dates, and discounts.

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Ken Chertow Wrestling
Illinois Location(s)

Visit Our Ken Chertow Wrestling Website
814-466-3466
camps[AT]kenchertow.com
1450 S Atherton St
State College, Pennsylvania 16801

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Pennsylvania, Nebraska, Colorado, Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, Wisconsin, Arizona, Utah, California, Oregon, Washington, Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey, Georgia, North Carolina, Florida, Texas

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
PO Box 120
Boalsburg, PA 16827

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: All ages and skill levels

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp. We will condcut camp in Allentown, PA July 27-August 8

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Wrestling, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: Please visit the website for complete information on ALL locations.

Pennsylvania: The Ramada Inn Convention Center is centrally located in State College, PA. It is just 15 minutes from I-80 and easily accessible from the Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, and Harrisburg areas.

CAMP FACILITIES: Please visit the website for complete information on ALL locations.

Pennsylvania: We train, eat, and sleep all at the Ramada Inn Convention Center Hotel. It provides an ideal learning experience and air conditioned wrestling area.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: USA Olympian - Ken Chertow

OLYMPIC AND ALL-AMERICAN COMPETITOR
•3x Academic All American
•3x NCAA All American
•2x Junior National Champion and OW
•2x Junior World Champion
•Olympic Festival Champion
•Midlands Champion & OW
Owner and Coach of the Gold Medal Training Camp system for 20+ years. Our campers have won 500+ State Championships in the last decade.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: GROUP DISCOUNTS: We offer substantial group discounts and enable coaches and group leaders to attend camp at no charge. We allow all the wrestlers in the community to combine for the group total.See below for details.

FUNDRAISING: Raise funds for camp with Reaching Our Goal. It’s quick, easy, and profitable, with no risk to you. Click here for more information!

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Father/Son Camp Options

Parents, you are welcome to attend either the Kids Training Camp or the Future Champions Camp with your son. This is a unique opportunity to learn and bond together in a world class wrestling environment that also stresses fun, fitness, and fundamentals. We encourage you to attend sessions, take notes, video tape the instructional presentations, and/or assist your son. We offer a variety of housing and meal options to meet the needs and budget of your family. We look forward to providing you and your child with a memorable learning experience.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Visit Our Camp Website Link: www.KenChertow.com for camp options, pricing and more info!

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Shooting and Scoring Camp with Ryan Goodson
Bloomington, Illinois

Visit Our Shooting and Scoring Camp with Ryan Goodson Website
630-539-2100
hoopmountain.dgibbs[AT]gmail.com
1312 Park St
Bloomington, Illinois 61701

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
120 W Golf Rd.

CAMPER AGES: Going into 5th- going into 12th grade

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Boy Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: This Camp is 3 Days and campers will be directed Ryan Goodson who has worked with many NBA players such Stephen Curry. Each camper will get a booklet with all the drills. Campers will also receive Ryan Goodson's Online Training video for free.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Basketball, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: Our Camp is at Illinois Wesleyan University Which is right off Intersection 74. We are about 2 hours away from Chicago, Indianapolis, and St. Louis. More information about this on the website.

CAMP FACILITIES: Campers will stay in the Illinois Wesleyan University Dorms. Then eat in the dining halls at the school ,and also play on the courts at the university.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
This Camp is 395.00 for 3 days which are July29th- July 31st. More Information is on our website.

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American Dance Training Camps
Illinois Location(s)

Visit Our American Dance Training Camps Website
866-383-ADTC (2382)
info[AT]danceadtc.com
Stratton Mountain School
One World Cup Circle
Stratton Mountain, Vermont 05155

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
California
Colorado
Illinois
New Jersey
North Carolina
Maryland
Wisconsin
Vermont

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
PO Box 14922
San Francisco, CA 
94114

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 8 - 17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Girl Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: American Dance Training Camp (ADTC) is the ULTIMATE overnight dance camp for girls ages 8 - 17 in the beautiful mountains of Stratton, VT. Spend a week or two (or more) learning the latest jazz, hip hop & contemporary dance moves with celebrity choreographers. No dance experience necessary - absolute beginners through advanced performers are welcome.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Musical Theater, Fine Arts/Crafts, Cheerleading, Gymnastics, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: Our VT dance camp home is the Stratton Mountain School, a beautiful, fully accredited boarding academy located a quarter mile from the base of Stratton Mountain Resort.

CAMP FACILITIES: Completed in 1999, the Stratton Mountain School's state-of-the-art campus is within walking distance of Stratton's charming resort base area. SMS is accredited with the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) and is also a certified member of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS). A brand new performing arts building was completed in 2014.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Our top-notch dance choreographers bring the freshest dance combinations to our dance camps! They hail from the best dance studios, schools and performance groups.

ADTC choreographers have the most impressive dance resumes: they are Radio City Rockettes; Broadway & MTV performers; celebrities from your favorite dance TV shows; and collegiate dance team competitors.

No matter what level dancer you are, we’ve got fun & challenging dance classes that’ll fit you just right.

You’ll take four dance classes daily and at week’s end you get to show off your new moves in a big Friday night performance for family, friends and fellow campers.

In addition to core dance classes in contemporary, hip hop & jazz (styles of jazz vary and may include lyrical, modern or Broadway), you’ll choose between ballet, tap or world dance for your core elective dance class.

And we believe girls in our perfectionist culture need to get out and have more authentic fun! At ADTC you can enjoy awesome activities & extras like horseback riding, kayaking, paintball, trampolines, swimming, hiking, rock wall climbing, alpine slides, water rides, and so much more!

Join us this summer for your chance to take dance classes with the best choreographers in the world!

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: We have a Counselor-In-Training program for girls ages 16 & 17 (application required; 2 week minimum commitment).

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: We offer need-based scholarships for up to 1/2 off tuition (application required).

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): We offer discounted "family vacation packages" in Stratton's village for parents looking to stay at Stratton's resort while their daughter attends ADTC.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: We offer hometown camps & custom choreography for school groups and dance studios.
Dance Choreography, at: Our Camp Website Link: www.americandancetrainingcamp.com
Hometown Camps, at: Our Camp Website Link: www.americandancetrainingcamp.com

We also have a large digital video library of choreography, at:
Our Camp Website Link: www.americandancetrainingcamp.com

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
For dates & rates, visit: Our Camp Website Link: www.americandancetrainingcamp.com

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
For job inquiries, visit: Our Camp Website Link: www.americandancetrainingcamp.com.

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Camp Dean
Big Rock, Illinois

Visit Our Camp Dean Website
630-897-1565
630-556-3122

fdupczak[AT]girlscoutsni.org
46W253 Camp Dean Rd.
Big Rock, Illinois 60511

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
200 New Bond St.
Sugar Grove, IL 60554

CAMPER AGES: 6-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp. Family Camp

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Girl Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Girl Scouts

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, Adventure, Travel, Wilderness/Nature, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: Camp Dean is 160 acres of woods and prairie, located about an hour west of Chicago.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Camperships are available for current members of Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): We have two family camp sessions in 2014.
Special Guy Overnight - July 11-July 12 - Spend some time with the special guy in your life, whether it's dad, step-dad, uncle, grandpa, or older brother.

Me & My Gal Weekend - July 18-July 20 - Spend the weekend with the special gal in your life whether it's mom, step-mom, aunt, grandma, or older sister

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
We are currently hiring for all camp positions - counselor, kitchen staff, waterfront staff, and specialty areas. Please contact Felecia for more information.

Please send email to: fdupczak[AT]girlscoutsni.org or visit our website at Our Camp Website Link: www.girlscoutsni.org for application materials.

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200 x 85 Body Contact Hockey Clinic
Woodridge, Illinois

Visit Our 200 x 85 Body Contact Hockey Clinic Website
630.442.7285
Woodridge Office
6690 South Rte 53
Woodridge, Illinois 60517

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 9-15

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Boy Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: 200 x 85 LLC has announced its highly successful BODY CONTACT clinics this coming March. These clinics are one of a kind with "Checking Dummies" that provide players with an opportunity for professional instruction on the skills of awareness, angling, body position and body contact. Each session focuses on helping players develop their confidence in physical situations and reduce the likelihood of injury.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Team Sports, and more. Hockey Skills.

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Camp Ondessonk
Ozark, Illinois

Visit Our Camp Ondessonk Website
877.659.2267
camp[AT]ondessonnk.com
3760 Ondessonk Rd
Ozark, Illinois 62972

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 8-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers. All Boy Campers. All Girl Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Since 1959, Camp Ondessonk has provided children and children-at-heart the opportunity to experience first hand the beauty of God’s creation. Located in the Shawnee National Forest of Southern Illinois, Ondessonk’s summer camp programs provide an experience that encourages campers to have fun, grow spiritually, make friends, grow in self-confidence and self-esteem, and develop values.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Horses/Equestrian, Waterfront/Aquatics, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: Location & Directions:
Camp Ondessonk is located just east of Illinois Route 45, on Ozark Road, near the town of Ozark, IL. Ozark Road intersects Route 45 at the Ozark General store. This Intersection is 12 miles north of Vienna, IL, 2.7 miles south of New Burnside, IL, or 20 miles south of Harrisburg, IL on Route 45. A brown department of transportation highway sign marked “Camp Ondessonk” and “Bell Smith Springs” marks the turn from Route 45. From Route 45, take Ozark Road east one half of a mile to Ondessonk Road (look for the camp gate on right). Make a Right on Ondessonk Road.

CAMP FACILITIES: We have tree house cabins, St Noel Retreat Center, three lakes, recreation dining hall, horse stables, and a rustic amphitheater.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Camp Ondessonk a residential youth camp provides summer camp programs for children ages 8-18 years old. We are proud to be accredited by the American Camp Association. This accreditation means that Camp Ondessonk thoroughly reviews operational practices, seeks the wisdom of other summer camp professionals, and continually makes improvements within our summer camp program to comply with more than 300 written standards. Only one-fourth of the summer camps in the United States have earned this mark of distinction. In addition, Camp Ondessonk’s Equestrian Program is accredited by the Certified Horsemanship Association.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: The CIT program is a two week leadership development session designed to prepare participants for possible future counselor positions. Applicants to the CIT program must be 15 years old by May 30, 2017.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: In an effort to make Camp Ondessonk more accessible to children of all economic means, three scholarship opportunities are available. General and St. Kateri scholarship recipients receive partial tuition coverage. Monsignor Fournie Scholarship recipients receive full tuition coverage.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Fall Family Camp
September 15 at 4:00 pm - September 17 at 11:30 am
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Camp Ondessonk Fall Family CampCamp is for everyone! Join us for a weekend of family fun and experience a taste of summer camp as the leaves change and the weather turns down-right pleasant. Many of our best traditional camp activities will be available at Fall Family Camp. Go for a canoe paddle or an afternoon swim, take a horse ride or climb our climbing tower. For a taste of the extreme, give our high ropes course a try. Experience a Camp Ondessonk weekend the whole family can enjoy!

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Women in the outdoors IL Event March 31-April 2
Wildflowers, Waterfalls & Wineries April 7-9
Spring Lodge Reunion April 21-23
Father Son Weekend April 28-30
Camp Ondessonk Saturday Spectacular April 29
Camp Ondessonk 1980s Reunion May 5-7
First Time Camper Open House May 13
Annual Open House and Homecoming June 3
Camp Ondessonk Metro East Annual Golf Benefit June 16
2017 Great American Eclipse Event Aug 19-21
22nd Annual Camp Ondessonk Golf Benefit Sept 9
Fall Family Camp September 15-17
Mother Daughter Weekend Oct. 6-8

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Visit Our Camp Website Link: www.Ondessonk.com for session dates and fee information.

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Play-Well TEKnologies LEGO Inspired STEM Camps
Illinois Location(s)

Visit Our Play-Well TEKnologies LEGO Inspired STEM Camps Website
415-578-2746
Multiple Locations in 28 States, Nationwide
543 Rubber Ave
Naugatuck, California 06770

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
224 Greenfield Avenue, Ste. B
San Anselmo, California 94960

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 5 - 12

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Full Day and Half Day Options

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Play-Well TEKnologies uses LEGO-inspired engineering and hands on learning to teach kids STEM concepts. Learn about science, technology, engineering and math in our fun camps. We offer various themes like Minecraft, Star Wars, Girl Power and more!

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Math, Science, Technology, and more.

Play-Well TEKnologies LEGO Inspired STEM Camps is a Top Summer Camp located in Naugatuck Illinois offering many fun and educational camp activities, including: Science, Math, Technology and more. Play-Well TEKnologies LEGO Inspired STEM Camps is a top camp for ages: 5 - 12.
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CAMP LOCATION: Play-Well Teknologies has camp locations in 28 states across the U.S. including Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming. Each state has various locations for camps.

Play-Well TEKnologies offers camps at many locations in each state. Please visit our website to find a camp near you! Our Camp Website Link: www.play-well.org.

CAMP FACILITIES: We partner with park and rec facilities, and other organizations to offer camp in many locations.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: We have outstanding instructors. They teach year-round and make the curriculum their own, so that each program is a uniquely fun experience.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Play-Well TEKnologies also offers after-school classes, team building workshops, homeschool workshops, birthday parties and more!

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
We offer many sessions throughout the summer.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
We are always looking for more smart, creative, dynamic Engineering Instructors to lead our enrichment classes, summer camps and birthday parties throughout the year!

Now accepting applications for seasonal Summer Assistants to support our day camps around the country. Learn more here: Our Camp Website Link: play-well.org

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US Sports/Nike Camps
Illinois Location(s)

Visit Our US Sports/Nike Camps Website
1-800-NIKE-CAMP
800-645-3226 (Nike Camps)
800-433-6060 (All other camps)
800-406-3926 (NBC Camps)
877-308-7325 (Peak Performance Swim Camps)
888-780-2267 (Vogelsinger Soccer Academy)

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Over 700 Camp Locations Across the US & Canada

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
AL, AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MA, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI, WV, CANADA

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
US Sports Camps, Inc.
1010 B Street, Suite 450
San Rafael, CA 94901

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our US Sports/Nike Camps Video

CAMPER AGES: Most junior camps accept participants between the ages of 10-18, however some of our day camps will accept those as young as 5. Adult programs offered, too. See our camp specific web pages to find out exact ages for each program.

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp. Weekend programs available in some areas. International campers welcome.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers. All Boy Campers. All Girl Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Now celebrating over 40 years of camp! We offer camps across a variety of sports which run for one, two or three consecutive sessions across the US and Canada. USSC partners with the country's best coaches to direct our camps at top-rated, professionally-equipped training facilities. International programs offered, too.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Basketball, Football, Baseball, Soccer, Golf, Gymnastics, Swimming, Tennis, Waterfront/Aquatics, Volleyball, Team Sports, and more. Other Camps: Crew, Field Hockey, Lacrosse, MultiSport, Rugby, Running, Ultimate, Waterpolo, Gymnastics, Hockey, & Yoga.

CAMP LOCATION: Over 700 Locations throughout the US and Canada. International locations, too. Please visit our website for a complete list of camps offered near you, at Our Camp Website Link: www.ussportscamps.com.

CAMP FACILITIES: Our camps are offered at top-rated, professionally equipped sports training facilities.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Sports are FUN, but they are more fun when you get better! Our professional, passionate, and positive coaches will help your child become a better player and a more inspired athlete. Camp provides the perfect opportunity to improve skills, make new friends, laugh hard, and smile a lot. Our Mission is to shape a lifelong enjoyment of athletics through high quality sports education and skill enhancement while consistently exceeding the expectations of our customers!

During the summer of 2014 more than 70,000 US and international campers attended a US Sports Camps program. US Sports Camps currently offers 24 programs in 15 different sports.

Our summer sports camps include: Baseball, Basketball, Crew, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Lacrosse, Multi-Sport, Rugby, Running, Soccer, Softball, Swim, Tennis, Ultimate, Volleyball, Waterpolo, and Yoga. We also offer several International sports camps around the world. Our sports camps continue to grow thanks to an outstanding community of Camp Directors and the dedication of the entire USSC staff. We expect 2015, our 41st year in business, to be our best year ever. We look forward to seeing you at camp!

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Many of our sports camps offer sessions and special weekend clinics year-round. Please contact us for details.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
For complete information regarding summer camp sessions and fees, please visit our website at: Our Camp Website Link: www.ussportscamps.com.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Each camp director is responsible for hiring their own staff and typically hire in late winter and early spring. If you are interested in applying for a position, please email the appropriate sport mailbox at Our Camp Website Link: www.ussportscamps.com and we will forward on your information to any director looking for additional staff.

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JCC Elaine Frank Apachi Day Camp
Lake Zurich, Illinois

Visit Our JCC Elaine Frank Apachi Day Camp Website
847-726-0800
info[AT]gojcc.org
23280 North Old McHenry Road
Lake Zurich, Illinois 60047

CAMPER AGES: 3 years-7th grade

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Daily 9:30 am-3:15 pm, before and after camp programs available

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): JCC Elaine Frank Apachi Day Camp is affiliated with JCC Chicago and is open to the entire community.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Basketball, Baseball, Soccer, Gymnastics, Swimming, Team Sports, Science, Adventure, and more.

Biking
Climbing Wall
Field Trips
Floor Hockey
Ga-ga
Garoon Gateway To Science
Ropes Course
Sand Volleyball
Softball
Martial Arts
Zipline

CAMP LOCATION: JCC Elaine Frank Apachi Day Camp is just minutes from downtown Long Grove, just north of Route 22 on Old McHenry Road.

CAMP FACILITIES: Explore 37 acres of action-packed activities including two heated pools, manicured sports fields, 20,000 sq. ft. air-conditioned cultural arts pavilion for hot or rainy days, athletic courts, baseball fields, nature area with hiking trail, climbing wall with challenge adventure and ropes courses plus Ga-ga, sand Volleyball and a zipline.

Elaine Frank Apachi Day Camp is also home to the Garoon Gateway to Science, the region's only state-of-the-art, outdoor science learning center.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Our full-time camp director works year-round to find the best programming and activities to delight your child, creating memories and friendships to last a lifetime. Counselors are guided by staff who are professionals in the fields of social work and education with camp expertise.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Leaders of tomorrow can participate in a fun,challenging program where 8th-10th grade campers who like working with young children, develop leadership and communication skills

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Financial aid available

OTHER CAMP INFO: JCC Day Camps are open to the entire community and includes daily snacks, a group photo, undernighters, twice weekly lunch, field trips, a camp t-shirt and twice daily swim.

Bust transportation is optional.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Visit our website for sessions, dates and fees.

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The Actors Gymnasium Circus and Performing Arts Camp
Evanston, Illinois

Visit Our The Actors Gymnasium Circus and Performing Arts Camp Website
847-328-2795
email[AT]actorsgymnasium.org
927 Noyes St.
Evanston, Illinois 60201

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
927 Noyes Street
Suite 100
Evanston, IL 60201

CAMPER AGES: 9-15

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Weekdays, 9am-4pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: The Actors Gymnasium Circus and Performing Arts Camp is perfect for young performers who want to strengthen, stretch and flex their physical and creative muscles. Each day begins with a rigorous warm-up, followed by training and workshops in circus and aerial arts, physical theatre and drama, and dance. Students learn juggling, tumbling, static trapeze, Spanish web, tightwire, stilts, and more; take fun-filled field trips; and create and perform their very own circus-theatre performance at the end of the session! Camp is directed by Sylvia Hernandez-DiStasi.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: The Actors Gymnasium offers Special Needs classes throughout the year. For more information, visit our website: Our Camp Website Link: www.actorsgymnasium.org

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Gymnastics, Team Sports, and more. Circus, Performing Arts, Aerial Skills, Tumbling

CAMP LOCATION: The Actors Gymnasium is located within the Noyes Cultural Arts Center at 927 Noyes, Evanston, Illinois. We are right at the Noyes stop on the CTA purple line.

CAMP FACILITIES: Classes and camps are taught in two spaces; our Gym is a 3,000 sq/ft gymnasium space that features a 1,600 sq/ft sprung floor, and a fully rigged 24 foot ceiling. Our Studio is a 900 sq/ft classroom space that features a floating sprung White Oak dance floor, a fully rigged 14 foot ceiling, a handstand wall, conditioning ladders, and room length 12 foot mirrors for aerial work.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Camp is directed by Sylvia Hernandez-DiStasi. Sylvia, recently returned from a successful tour of Lookingglass Alice, is a second generation circus performer who grew up touring with various circuses, including Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus. She also performed at The Circus World Championships in London, England. In 1990 she moved to Chicago and began her career as a circus teacher and choreographer. Sylvia is a co-founder of The Actors Gymnasium and an Artistic Associate of The Lookingglass Theatre Company. Other theater credits include The Lyric Opera of Chicago, Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, Chicago Children’s Theater, Marriott Theater, and The Steppenwolf Theatre, among others. She recently won the Illinois Theatre Association’s Award of Honor, the 3Arts award for design, and she has been nominated for six Joseph Jefferson Awards for her choreography, winning five.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Visit our website, Our Camp Website Link: www.actorsgymnasium.org, for scholarship information!

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: The Actors Gymnasium offers classes throughout the year for all age groups and skill levels!

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
$1,180 per Session
$2,275 for Both Sessions
Session I: June 13 – July 8, 2016 (Mon – Fri, 9am-4pm) No camp July 4th
Session II: July 11 – August 5, 2016 (Mon – Fri, 9am-4pm)

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Bensenville Park District Camp
Bensenville, Illinois

Visit Our Bensenville Park District Camp Website
630-766-7015
gjohnson[AT]bensenvilleparkdistrict.org
1000 W. Wood Street
Bensenville, Illinois 60106

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
1000 W. Wood Street
Bensenville, IL 60106

CAMPER AGES: 6-15

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: All camps include fun at the Bensenville Water Park & Splashpad and weekly field trips.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Basketball, Baseball, Soccer, Swimming, Volleyball, Team Sports, Adventure, and more.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO:
Adventure Camp is for six to 10-year-olds and offers a little of everything. Campers will create cool crafts, play games, go on field trips, enjoy afternoon pool time and visit the library. It’s a great time to make new friends, try new things and have fun.

Sports Camp helps kids improve skills in a variety of sports. All skill levels are welcome. Kids will have fun and learn good sportsmanship, as well as enjoy afternoon swimming and field trips. For six to 10-year-olds.

There’s also Teen Camp for 11 to 15-year-olds. Swimming, field trips, games and crafts, along with an opportunity to lead the younger camps, are all included.

Campers meet at the Park District’s Deer Grove Leisure Center, 1000 W. Wood Street in Bensenville. Visit Our Camp Website Link: www.bensenvilleparkdistrict.org for dates, costs and more info. Before and after extended care is available.

Bensenville Park District| 1000 W. Wood Street | 630-766-7015Our counselors are at least 18 years old and have undergone training to provide a positive camp experience for children of ages 6 to 15. All camp staff have been trained in first aid procedures and certified in CPR. Bensenville Park District conducts background checks on all staff.

Our mission is to provide safe play and learning opportunities that promote development, teamwork, and fun!

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
For complete camp info, please visit: Our Camp Website Link: www.bensenvilleparkdistrict.org.

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The Road Less Traveled
Illinois Location(s)

Visit Our The Road Less Traveled Website
773-342-5200
info[AT]theroadlesstraveled.com
2331 N Elston Court
Chicago, Illinois 60614

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Colorado, Florida, California, Louisiana (New Orleans), Texas, North Carolina, Washington, Utah, Hawaii, Norway, Africa (Tanzania and Uganda), India, Belize, Bonaire, Costa Rica, Ecuador and the Galapagos, Peru, Panama, Iceland, Italy, Thailand, Vietnam, Nepal, New Zealand

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
See listed above - primary address

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our The Road Less Traveled Video

CAMPER AGES: 11-17 (approximately)

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Two-four week long community service, wilderness adventure, and language/cultural immersion programs.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: The Road Less Traveled is a life-changing educational travel experience - an extraordinary opportunity to join with others, explore humanity, and build deep relationships and an appreciation for our world’s vast adventurous scenery. RLT offers domestic and international community service, language, and multi-sport adventure travel programs all over the world. We engage in the service of presence and active listening. We support young people to get outside, seek adventure, experience challenge, make new friends, build community, and understand the world in a new way. We encourage involvement, cultivate leadership and sensitivity, develop personal initiative and communal participation skills, and inspire a sense of social activism and environmentalism.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Waterfront/Aquatics, Academics, Adventure, Travel, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Scuba Diving, White-water Rafting, Rock-climbing, Hiking, Backpacking, Camping, Zip-lining, Surfing, Paddle Boarding, Kayaking, Farming, Teaching English, Cooking Classes, Yoga Classes, Music Classes, Art Classes, Cultural Immersion, Community Service

CAMP LOCATION: Our year-round office is located in the heart of Chicago, in the Lincoln Park neighborhood. Our trips are run in a multitude of domestic and international locations. Our staff training is held every year in Michigan, several weeks before trips are scheduled to depart.

CAMP FACILITIES: Facilities and accommodations vary from trip to trip.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: The Road Less Traveled as an organization was founded by Jim and Donna Stein in 1991, and has been successfully running safe, exciting, life-changing trips for teens ever since. Both Jim and Donna are still the current directors, and are integrally involved in every single aspect of the company. In the summer, they are on call 24/7, available both to parents as well as to our leaders in the field.

We are an ACA accredited organization with an impeccable track record. We believe in the process of accreditation. It allows us to compare our standards to other professionals in the industry. Our accreditation allows us to follow specific standards related to leader screening including use of application forms, reference checks, personal interviews, work history review, and background checks.

Many years ago, we were the first company serving young adults to require that all leaders have a Wilderness First Responder (WFR) medical certification. WFR training is far more advanced than standard first aid or wilderness first aid. In addition to this certification, we carry extensive first aid kits on all of our programs that include antibiotics and epinephrine. Contents, protocols, and standing orders are reviewed and updated every year by our Medical Director who is an MD.

Since our inception, RLT has been on the cutting edge of technological advances in communication. We began carrying Iridium satellite phones on all of our programs as soon as they were available. Today we continue to carry the latest in emergency communication systems. According to geographic location, programs are equipped with satellite phones, ground-to-air radios, and/or cellular phones providing the possibility of 24-hour access to medical help in case of emergency.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: We offer many need-based scholarships and financial aid packages. Visit Geography of Hope's website to learn more: Our Camp Website Link: www.geographyofhope.org

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): We offer custom trips as well as family programs in the winter, spring, and at the end of the summer. Please contact us at 773-342-5200 with any questions.

OTHER CAMP INFO: Flights, travel arrangements, and other trip-specific information is available on our website.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Visit our Program Chart to see all trips, dates, and prices: Our Camp Website Link: www.theroadlesstraveled.com

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Trip Leader/Co-Leader

Travel domestically and/or internationally with a group of high-school and/or middle-school students, monitoring and facilitating community service, language/cultural immersion, and/or wilderness adventure trips

Minimum Qualifications
• Minimum of 21 years of age
• Minimum of a bachelor's degree or in the process of completing a degree. Equivalent experience working with teenagers in related field will be considered if not currently enrolled in school
• Experience Previous program leader experience working with and or teaching young people age ranging in age between 12-19. Knowledge of and experience with group dynamics, teaching or facilitating groups, supervision of meal planning, food preparation and cooking, managing logistics. Ability to teach program specific skills, environmental awareness, and related scientific, cultural, and historical knowledge pertaining to the regions through which you will travel and their relationship to each other.
• Strong Physical Condition
• Current CPR for the professional rescuer
• Current Wilderness First Responder, WEMT or EMT certification
• Current Red Cross lifeguard or Swiftwater rescue certifications preferred but not mandatory
• Current unrestricted valid drivers license with no major convictions during the previous three year period; driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, reckless driving, hit and run, homicide or assault with a motor vehicle, drag racing, operating a motor vehicle without the owner's consent, license suspended or revoked within the previous three year period for accidents and or moving violations. Driving record should reflect no more than three moving violations and/or chargeable accidents during the previous three years

• For Adventure Programs: Knowledge of three or more wilderness travel methods. Whitewater rafting, sea kayaking, international trekking, biking, backpacking, technical rock or ice climbing and mountaineering. Mandatory requirements for adventure trips include: the ability to lead groups of students on backpacking trips of three to eight days, ability to comfortably lead through remote wilderness areas. This includes, but is not limited to, backpacking preparations, backcountry travel, route finding, campsite selection, equipment maintenance, Leave No Trace camping techniques in desert and alpine terrain and proper protocol in dense bear country.

All leaders must possess the ability to make prudent decisions in adverse conditions. International Service Learning and Language Immersion Programs: Leaders and must be highly proficient or fluent in the spoken language of the program country (Spanish, etc.) and have extensive experience with community service, international travel, managing multiple responsibilities abroad, experience and/or living abroad, cultural immersion. Knowledge of the following is helpful but not mandatory: Sea Kayaking, Whitewater Rafting, Trekking, Surfing, and Snorkeling

• International Service learning and Language Exposure Programs: Leaders to have extensive experience with community service, international travel, managing multiple responsibilities abroad, experience and/or living abroad, cultural immersion. Knowledge of the following is helpful but not mandatory: Sea Kayaking, Whitewater Rafting, Trekking, Surfing, Snorkeling 

• Service Learning Programs: Leaders to have extensive experience with community service, experience managing multiple responsibilities, construction experience preferred. Knowledge of the following is helpful but not mandatory: Sea Kayaking, Whitewater Rafting, Rock Climbing, Hiking, PADI Scuba certified
• Ability and experience supervising co-instructors and participants
• Valid Passport
• Ability to drive a standard transmission vehicle
• Ability to communicate and work with teenagers and co-instructors, and provide necessary instruction
• Ability to creatively schedule programs, facilities, and co-instructors
• Ability to observe participant behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate behavior-management techniques
• Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to the activity
• Physical ability to respond appropriately to situations requiring first aid
• Good character, integrity, and adaptability
• Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience and self -control
• Ability to follow written procedures as outlined in the leader-training manual
• Ability to support program philosophy and implement procedures
• Ability to work long hours
• Ability and experience in facilitating groups

Specific Responsibilities/Job Description
1. Plan, coordinate and execute daily activities and trip logistics 
2. Monitor co-instructor and participant assignments for the day 
3. Monitor groups and supervise co-instructors' responsibilities 
4. Act as a positive role model for participants 
5. Responsible for the relationships with general public, people of the land, and subcontractors 
6. Monitor ongoing safety and provide education for co-instructor and participants 
7. Supervise the health and safety of the participants and environment 
8. Together with co-instructor and participant, plan and execute the evening program 
9. Identify and address inappropriate behavior with participant or with other co-instructor, for actions that put health and safety of a participant at risk 
10. Together with co-instructor, plan and implement evening program as needed
11. Management of financials and accounting including monitoring of expenditures, record keeping, advances, bookkeeping and end of trip summary of information 
12. Management of gear, vehicles, inventory, storage, documentation and end of trip summary information 
13. Evaluate co-instructor and perform reviews and summer end evaluations 
14. Evaluate program and current season and make suggestions for following season

Dates of Employment
June through August seasonally - recommend early application.

Remuneration
Salary is commensurate with experience/certifications/qualifications. Your salary with The Road Less Traveled includes all food, lodging and transportation from the beginning through close of your trip. We also offer pro-deals on outdoor equipment from a variety of well-known manufacturers.

THE ROAD LESS TRAVELED
Jim Stein-Director
2331 N Elston Ave
Chicago, IL 60614
employment[AT]theroadlesstraveled.com

Please visit: Our Camp Website Link: www.theroadlesstraveled.com

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Hi-Five Sports Camp
Illinois Location(s)

Visit Our Hi-Five Sports Camp Website
480-250-1833
602-421-6236

slpadgett77[AT]gmail.com
11875 N 24th Street
Phoenix, Arizona 85028

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
California
Illinois
Arizona

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
9313 E Desert Arroyos
Scottsdale, AZ 85255

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 4-12 years

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Weekdays 9am-3pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Basketball, Football, Baseball, Weightloss, Soccer, Golf, Swimming, Team Sports, and more. Lacrosse, Floor Hockey, Team Handball, & Other Field Sport Activities.

CAMP LOCATION: Cactus Road, 2 minutes west of the AZ 51. Our indoor sports experience is based at the campus of Paradise Valley Christian Prep. Please call for locations in other states.

CAMP FACILITIES: Hi-Five groups campers in their own "Division" by age grouping. We then form teams from these divisions and assign each a college name and a team coach. Then campers spend the day doing what they love most... playing team sports. Almost everything within an air-conditioned environment. For parents, it is about keeping their children active, healthy, and happy; but for kids summer means no school, non-stop sports, and a lot of fun. LUNCHES ARE INCLUDED FOR ALL CAMPERS.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO:

HI-FIVE STORY
Founded by the Tuchman Family in 1990, Hi-Five Sports Clubs evolved from a
single-operation in Chicago’s North Shore suburbs to a multi-city organization with locations in Arizona, California, Downtown Chicago and New York… and we’re still growing!!

WHAT WE’RE ABOUT
Hi-Five Sports clubs offers programming for children PreK-8th grade, including classes, leagues and of course, camps!! At Hi-Five, FUN is the name of the game. On top of helping boys and girls develop and train new skills on and off of the playing fields, Hi-Five believes that kids should feel good about themselves. We’re all about fair play, sportsmanship and living a healthy lifestyle… not just competition!!

Staffed with experienced professionals who love working with kids, Hi-Five provides a safe, well equipped and positive environment where young athletes can thrive… Where kids can be more than kids… They can be All-Stars!!

Join Us and Get in the Game Today!!

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: CIT (7th/8th graders) pay $95 per week; lunch included. CITs will learn how to develop and lead group programs both on and off campus. Future employment available upon 4 week completion of our CIT program.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Call for available discounts.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: After School Sports Club, Lil Kickers Soccer, Golf Lessons, Tackle and Flag Football, as well as Fall/Winter/Spring Break Camps.

Coming soon... batting cages and other sport specific training.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
May 27 through July 25, 2014

$155-$240 per week

Call for details about other available discounts... such as team of 5 discount, sibling discount, multi-week discount, etc.

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Milan Junior Camp Chicago
Park Ridge, Illinois

Visit Our Milan Junior Camp Chicago Website
milanjuniorcamp[AT]goldengoal.us
Woodland Park
1200 N. Western Avenue
Park Ridge, Illinois 60068

CAMPER AGES: 6-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Milan Junior Camp is the official program of A.C. Milan and is open to boys and girls of all skill levels between the ages of 6 and 17. It is designed to improve players’ skills and also allows A.C. Milan coaches from Milan, Italy to identify highly qualified young talent and follow them during their development as athletes and individuals.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Soccer, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: We are located in Chicago suburbs of Park Ridge.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Dates:
Camp Session 1: June 6-10, 2016
Camp Session 2: June 13-17, 2016

Price: $390 (per week-long session).

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Camp CBG at the Chicago Botanic Garden
Glencoe, Illinois

Visit Our Camp CBG at the Chicago Botanic Garden Website
247-835-8361
awells[AT]chicagobotanic.org
1000 Lake Cook Road
Glencoe, Illinois 60022

CAMPER AGES: 6 months to 12 years

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Camp CBG offers morning and afternoon camps, supervised lunch, and full-day camps to give parents flexible scheduling options from June 20 – August 19, 2016. Spend a week or the whole summer at the Garden!

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Extra-special attention
Please let us know on your child’s Emergency/Health History Form if your child has special needs: i.e. physical, emotional, educational, or medical. Advise us of any severe allergies or chronic illness. This includes information regarding food or airborne allergies. If your child will require special accommodations, please call (847) 835-8361 to discuss your situation prior to registering.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Science, Wilderness/Nature, and more.

CAMP LOCATION:

The Chicago Botanic Garden is easy to find and easy to reach, approximately 20 miles north of Chicago in Glencoe, IL.

CAMP FACILITIES: The Chicago Botanic Garden’s signature day camp provides exciting, fun, and enriching outdoor learning experiences for your child utilizing all the Garden facilities and spaces.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Camp CBG Mission
The mission of the Chicago Botanic Garden is to promote the enjoyment, understanding, and conservation of plants in the natural world.

Our Goals for your Camper: Make nature play a part of daily activities, Introduce activities that explore connections between nature and the following: art, science, math, literacy, movement, and cooking, Provide age-appropriate, hands-on activities, Incorporate experiential learning into camp curriculum, Offer opportunities for campers to take a piece of the Garden home. Camp CBG is an alchohol, drug, and weapon-free program.

Age Limits
Please note the age groupings for each camp group:

My First Camp Age 2: campers must be born on or before September 1, 2014.

My First Camp Age 3: campers must be born on or before September 1, 2013.

Green Sprouts: must be entering Jr. Kindergarten or Kindergarten September 2016 (most campers are ages 4-5).

Green Thumbs: must be entering grades 1-2 September 2016 (most campers are ages 6-7).

Explorers: must be entering grades 3-4 September 2014 (most campers are ages 8-9).

Adventurers: must be entering grades 5-7 September 2016 (most campers are ages 10-12).

We regret that we cannot make any exceptions to this policy. Campers in the Green Sprouts group and above must be toilet trained.

Parent Information
A weekly Camp CBG syllabus for each camp will be e-mailed to you the week prior to your child's camp. It will also be available from your child's teacher on the first day of camp. Each syllabus will list the day's activities and include suggestions to help you and your camper share the camp experience. The order of events may change due to weather or other circumstances beyond our control.

Emergency/Health History Forms
Camp CBG does not require a medical examination to attend camp; however, we ask that you fill out our Emergency/Health History Form as soon as you complete your online registration. In order for your child to attend camp, we must have a completed Emergency/Health History Form on file by June 1, 2016. You can submit a form here.

Camper Illness/Injury
Should your child become ill or injured while attending Camp CBG, you will be notified by phone immediately by the Camp Manager. Our teachers are trained in First Aid, and our Chicago Botanic Garden Security Staff are CPR/First Aid/Defibrillator trained and respond to all emergencies. The Security Team will determine if Glencoe Public Safety should respond to an injury.

Before- and After-Camp Care
We are happy to offer before-camp and after-camp care for your camper. Program will be supervised by Camp CBG staff. Activities will include games, art projects, and gardening. Pack an extra snack for your camper for after-camp care. Morning fees are $50/camper/per week; afternoon fees are $63/camper/week, and cannot be pro-rated for partial use; no membership discount available.

Morning hours are 7:30 – 9:30 a.m. and afternoon hours are 3 – 5:30 p.m.

No drop-ins. Campers must be preregistered for this service. No on-site registration is available.
Children must be signed in with staff at the Learning Center at drop-off.
Evening pick-up will take place in the Learning Center. Parents/caregivers will be asked for photo identification at pick-up. There is a late fee of $15 for pick up between 5:30 and 5:45 p.m. An additional $1 per minute will be charged after 5:45 p.m. Late fees are payable by cash, check, or credit card at the time of pick-up. Repeated late pick-ups may result in the loss of this service.

Snacks
Camp CBG does not provide daily snacks to Campers. Please pack a nut-free snack for your camper each day. We will take a snack break mid-morning and mid-afternoon daily. Some camps may be making their own additional snacks during Camp CBG. If your child has food allergies or diet restrictions that may prevent him/her from consuming nut-free snacks, please specify to what degree on the Emergency/Health History Form.

Lunch
Camp CBG offers a supervised lunch period for campers in Green Sprouts, Green Thumbs, and Explorers who enroll in morning and afternoon camps for $10 per child/week. Pack a nut-free lunch for your child that does not require refrigeration, and we will supervise your child during the lunch break (noon – 12:30 p.m.) and escort your child to his/her afternoon camp.

Staffing
In order to provide the best possible experiences for your children, one-week camps are limited to 12 or 15 campers and two-week camps are limited to 20 campers. My First Camp is limited to 12 child/adult pairs per camp. Camps are led by Chicago Botanic Garden staff and qualified teachers, with assistance from interns and volunteers. Biographies of your campers' instructors will be available online this spring.

Camper Code of Conduct
You will be asked to review the CBG Camper Code of Conduct upon completion of the Emergency/Health History Form.

Campers will treat their fellow campers, instructors, and volunteers with respect.
Campers will follow directions and stay with their group.
Please read and discuss these expectations with your child. In the event that a camper does not follow the Code of Conduct, or his or her behavior endangers other campers or interferes with an instructor's ability to provide programming, the coordinator of Camp Programs or camp instructor will inform the parent at pick-up or through a phone call. If a second incident occurs, parents may be asked to withdraw their child from camp. Refunds will not be given for behavior-related withdrawals.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Ages 13 – 15

Our Leaders in Training program is the perfect summer experience for teens with an interest in science and education. Participants help prepare for camps, assist teachers during the day, and learn life skills that will benefit them in future job searches and college preparation.

The LIT program is a two-week commitment, meeting Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. throughout the summer. Each LIT will be scheduled in weeklong timeframes. Two consecutive weeks are preferred, but not required. Applications will be available until the program fills. LIT interviews will be conducted from February through April, and participants will receive training before camp begins.

Application materials will be available in December. Please call (847) 835-8361 to request an application.

OTHER CAMP INFO:
Pick-up/Drop-off
We offer an optional in-car drop-off/pick-up for camp families and carpools on our Learning Center Campus driveway. Details about camper drop-off and pick-up will be communicated via e-mail in early June. Should you prefer to park and walk your child to his/her camp instructor daily, you may park in lot 6 and follow the crosswalk to the drop-off area, located in the Children's Learning Center Lawn. Camp groups will leave the drop-off area promptly at 9:30 a.m. for morning camps and 12:30 p.m. for afternoon camps. If a child misses the departure of his/her camp group, it is the responsibility of the caregiver who brings that child to check in, and then escort the camper to his/her camp location for that day. If your child will be absent, please let us know by calling (847) 835-8361. If you must pick your child up early from camp, you must contact us by phone or send a note to camp with your child so that we can make arrangements for early pick-up ahead of time.

Please Do Not Bring to Camp
The Garden is NOT responsible for any item lost or broken during camp. Please leave the following items at home: personal video game players, cellphones, MP3 players/iPods, and iPad-type devices.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please visit: Our Camp Website Link: register.chicagobotanic.org.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Any Camp CBG job postings will be found on the Chicago Botanic Garden's Employment webpage at: Our Camp Website Link: www.chicagobotanic.org.

Interested individuals may also contact the Manager directly at awells[AT]chicagobotanic.org.

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Chicago Filmmakers Sceenwriting Class
Chicago, Illinois

Visit Our Chicago Filmmakers Sceenwriting Class Website
(773) 293-1447
coop[AT]chicagofilmmakers.org
Chicago Filmmakers
5243 N. Clark St.
Chicago, Illinois 60640

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
Chicago Filmmakers
5243 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60640

CAMPER AGES: 13-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. June 22-26, 10:00am - 3:00pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Is your teen a natural storyteller? A creative mind with a passion for film? This workshop will cover the basics of screenwriting to help transform their stories and ideas into shootable scripts.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Academics, and more.

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Chicago Filmmakers Digital Moviemaking Camp, Session 1
Chicago, Illinois

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(773) 293-1447
coop[AT]chicagofilmmakers.org
Chicago Filmmakers
5243 N. Clark St
Chicago, Illinois 60640

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Chicago Filmmakers
5243 N. Clark St
Chicago, IL 60640

CAMPER AGES: 10-13

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. June 29-July 10, Weekdays 10AM-3PM

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Technology, Academics, and more.

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FC Barcelona Soccer Camps Tampa
Illinois Location(s)

Visit Our FC Barcelona Soccer Camps Tampa Website
(954) 652-2100
contact[AT]fcbarcelonasoccercamps.com
4825 Little Road
New Port Richey, Florida 34653

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Chicago Illinois:
Olympic Park
1675 E. Old Schaumburg Road
Schaumburg, IL 60173

Florida:
Kendall Soccer Park
8011 Southwest 127th Avenue
Miami, FL

Central Broward Regional Park
3700 North West 11 Pl
Lauderhill, Florida 33311

University of Central Florida
4000 Central Florida Blvd.
Orlando, Florida, 32816

Maryland:
Maryland Soccerplex
18031 Central Park Circle
Boyds, MD 20841

Georgia:
Atlanta Silverbacks
3200 Atlanta Silverbacks Way
Atlanta, GA 30340

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
2625 Weston RD.
Weston, Florida 33331

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 6-14

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Daily: 9am - 3pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Accessible to anyone.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Soccer, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: We are located at the beatiful J. H. Jack Mitchell Jr. Park - Home of West Pasco Soccer
4825 Little Road
New Port Richey, FL 34653

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Group Level System: Players will be evaluated in order to group them based on skills:
Recreational
Competitive
Academy
Game System: Rec, Comp and Academy will play with correspondent levels only.
Goalkeeper Training Sessions: 3 Training Sessions on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, goalkeepers will also participate on foot skill exercises, drills involving shooting with group and in game simulations daily.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Please visit: Our Camp Website Link: www.fcbescolausa.com.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please refer to our website for more info at: Our Camp Website Link: www.fcbarcelonasoccercamps.com

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
We have opportunities for assistant coaches and also for U16 and up to work with us. Please register at: Our Camp Website Link: www.fcbarcelonasoccercamps.com.

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Camp Tapawingo
Metamora, Illinois

Visit Our Camp Tapawingo Website
888-623-1237
gsci[AT]girlscouts-gsci.org
1452 Hickory Point Road
Metamora, Illinois 61548

CAMPER AGES: 5-17 years of age

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp. Weekends

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Girl Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Girl Scouts

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: We can adapt to special needs.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Fine Arts/Crafts, Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Sailing, Team Sports, Adventure, Travel, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Challenge Course - Both Low & High Courses, Archery, Hiking, Boating

CAMP LOCATION: Camp Tapawingo, ACA Accredited, is a 640-acre camp facility located 15 miles from Peoria. The cornerstone of this property is its Equestrian Center where girls learn horseback riding skills and horse care. The Center includes a state-of-the-art stables with an indoor air-conditioned classroom, trading post and a barn classroom along with an 80’x160’ indoor riding arena with an observation area.

A large outdoor riding arena completes the Equestrian Center. Mary Morgan Lodge, a 12,000 square foot multi-level, air-conditioned dining hall and program center is the point where all campers gather for meals. Camp Tapawingo also features an in-ground pool, adventure course, archery, canoeing, and miles of hiking trails.

Campers utilize four main rustic living units – Rustling Oaks, Setting Sun, White Cloud, and Shining Star – that provide platform tents and unit houses. These unit houses have electricity, indoor bathrooms, hot water, and kitchen facilities.

CAMP FACILITIES: Campers utilize four main rustic living units – Rustling Oaks, Setting Sun, White Cloud, and Shining Star – that provide platform tents and unit houses. These unit houses have electricity, indoor bathrooms, hot water, and kitchen facilities.

Setting Sun, Rustling Oaks, White Cloud and Shining Star units are available for camping. Each unit with the exception of Rustling Oaks, has a unit house and platform tents. Rustling Oaks contains a unit house only. The unit houses are all equipped with indoor flush toilets (White Cloud has composting toilets), full kitchen with cooking equipment, fireplaces, electricity, tables, chairs and mattresses (no cots), and electric heat. The platform tents are available April 15 through October 15 and house 3-4 people per tent with cots and mattresses. Each unit has a fire circle and comes with standard basic outdoor cooking equipment.

Setting Sun sleeps 20 indoors and 26 outdoors in platform tents.
Rustling Oaks sleeps 16 indoors and has a shower.
Shining Star sleeps 24 indoors and 35 outdoors in platform tents.
White Cloud sleeps 24 indoors and 35 outdoors in platform tents.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Your group can experience many activities while staying at Camp Tapawingo including team building on our high and low ropes courses, test your aim on our archery range or take a relaxing ride through the property on horseback. A small paddling lake can be explored in a canoe. If exploring on your own, hiking trails wind throughout the property. These activities are dependent on trained staff and/or volunteer availability.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: We have both CIT and LIT programs as well as Leadership Camps and camp assistants.

If you love working with younger campers and hanging out with older Girl Scouts at camp, you’ll love this two-week session! You’ll spend the first week improving your camping and leadership skills and observing the counselors in action as you begin the sisterhood journey. The second week you’ll be paired with a unit to lead daily camp activities. As a CIT, you’ll have plenty of time to stay up late making midnight grilled cheese and playing goofy games.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Financial assistance is available.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Our summer activities are open to all girls, including non-Girl Scouts. Any girl entering first grade through twelfth grade is welcome at camp. You don’t have to have any camping experience to come to camp, and you don’t have to come with friends or a troop. You’ll make new friends while you’re here. The GSCI summer camp experience is available in many forms: resident camp; day camp; family events; and core camping, where troops stay at camp and camp staff run activities.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Camp Tapawingo is a year-round camp with mainly activities and camping.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please visit: Our Camp Website Link: www.getyourgirlpower.org

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
For camp jobs info please visit: Our Camp Website Link: www.getyourgirlpower.org.

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Nike College Prospect Cross Country Camp at Elmhurst College
Elmhurst, Illinois

Visit Our Nike College Prospect Cross Country Camp at Elmhurst College Website
1-800-645-3226
running[AT]ussportscamps.com
190 Prospect Avenue
Elmhurst, Illinois Elmhurst

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CAMPER AGES: 12-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Conveniently located just 17 miles outside Chicago, Elmhurst College is an ideal location for summer training. Crushed limestone paths and grass running surfaces are within a short distance from campus. Campers will also have access to running on the Elmhurst College track and artificial turf soccer field.

Boys and girls ages 12-18 will learn the fundamentals necessary for efficient running. Drills to improve proper mechanics and form will be incorporated daily. A combination of distance and speed training will be utilized to help each runner prepare for his or her cross-country season. Mini clinics will be taught by staff and guest speakers to help campers learn applicable training theory, drills and functional core strength.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Weightloss, and more. Running, Cross Country.

CAMP LOCATION: Conveniently located just 17 miles outside Chicago

CAMP FACILITIES: Camp Director Charlie Kern has been coaching since 1991. Charlie is currently the Head boys track coach and assistant cross country coach at York HS in Elmhurst, IL. He has coached conference, sectional, state and national championship teams. Charlie has coached at the club, middle school, high school, and junior college levels.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please visit the camp webpage for additional information
Our Camp Website Link: www.ussportscamps.com

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MODELING CAMP
Illinois Location(s)

Visit Our MODELING CAMP Website
888-757-5575
modelingcamp[AT]aol.com
212 East 42nd
New York, NY 10017

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Illinois, Texas, California, Florida, Georgia, Virginia

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CAMPER AGES: 7-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Girl Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
and more. Modeling, Fashion

CAMP LOCATION: Modeling Camp offers locations in NYC, Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, Miami, San Francisco and Virginia. Please visit our website for more information: Our Camp Website Link: www.modelingcamp.com

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: MODELING CAMP offers girls ages 7 thru 18 the opportunity to experience the world of fashion and modeling in a safe, non-competitive environment. Learn about the industry from top industry professionals, and gain valuable life skills along the way!

Meet stars from TV's hit show ' America's Next Top Model', have your own professional photo shoot, meet top modeling agencies such as Elite, Ford Models, Wilhelmina and more!

If you want to 'discover the model in you', this is the place to get started! Featured on GOOD MORNING AMERICA and NBC, this camp is the perfect place for all fashionistas!

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please visit our website for session dates, locations and and fees: Our Camp Website Link: www.modelingcamp.com

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Wilson Collegiate Tennis Camps at University of Illinois Chicago
Chicago, IL

Visit Our Wilson Collegiate Tennis Camps at University of Illinois Chicago Website
330-333-2267
info[AT]wilsontenniscamps.com
Chicago, IL

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CAMPER AGES: 8 - 18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Come join the top tennis camp in Chicago this summer. With an emphasis on small enrollment to ensure personal attention, the UIC tennis camp provides young players 5.5-6 hours of tennis a day to ensure the proper amount of repetitions to see marked improvement throughout the week.

The camp is directed by University of Illinois at Chicago Head Women’s Tennis coach Shannon Tully. Coach Tully has been a staple in Chicago tennis for many years and brings her enthusiasm, personal attention and first rate tennis instruction to the camp.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Tennis, and more. Tennis

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Each camper will receive instruction on the fundamentals of all major strokes and will enhance their skills through repetition, ball-feeding drills, live-ball situations and competitive match play. In addition, campers will be exposed to team competition and match play in singles and doubles. These camps are excellent preparation for anyone interested in participating in middle school, high school or USTA team tennis, or preparing to compete in USTA leagues and/or tournaments.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Session I: June 8-12, 2015
Session II: June 15-19, 2015

Fees: $405 Full Day / $295 Half Day

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JCYS Camp Henry Horner
Ingleside, Illinois

Visit Our JCYS Camp Henry Horner Website
(847) 740-5010
ibrubaker[AT]jcys.org
26710 W. Nippersink Road
Ingleside, Illinois 60041

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CAMPER AGES: Kindergarten - 10th Grade

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Jewish.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: From one-week to eight-week camp experiences, and Day Camp and Overnight Camp options, our fantastic location on Wooster Lake has a plethora of opportunities to offer each camper, including: a high-ropes course and zipline, lake activities and pool fun, sports galore, arts & crafts, campfires – and friendships that last a lifetime.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Located on the same 180 acres in Ingleside, Camp Red Leaf (CRL) is specially designed to serve individuals ages 9 and upward with developmental disabilities, emotional and behavioral needs. The highly adaptable programs at CRL strive to increase self-esteem, promote interaction, improve social skills and encourage independence in a natural environment.

As the only American Camp Association accredited camp serving both children and adults with disabilities in metropolitan Chicago, Camp Red Leaf fulfills a vital need for safe, reliable, and enriching programming for individuals with special needs

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Basketball, Baseball, Cheerleading, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Waterfront/Aquatics, Volleyball, Team Sports, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: We are located on 180 acres on the shores of Lake Wooster about an hour from Chicago, IL and Milwaukee, WI in Ingleside, Illinois.

CAMP FACILITIES: JCYS Camp Henry Horner accommodations range from small lodges with kitchen facilities to large dorm-style housing that can accommodate over 100 people at a time. Located on Lake Wooster, our boathouse is full of canoes and kayaks for your water adventures while the lake is home to multiple large inflatables for swimming fun.

Camp is also home to the High Sierra Adventure Center that has a high and low ropes course, zipline and climbing wall, through traditional rock climbing is also available for the more adventurous camper! A heated pool, tennis courts, basketball courts, soccer fields, baseball diamonds, Ga Ga pit and more make up a sports-lover's paradise. But it is the campfires by the lake that make the best ending to any day at Camp.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Accredited by the American Camp Association, Camp Henry Horner brings the beauty of nature, the adventure of the wild, and the creature comforts of our home together in one amazing summer camp experience.

Our summer staff of 200 professional and talented role models from around the world provide the highest level of care for each and every camper. Our extremely skilled team includes day and overnight counselors, program specialists and health center staff. For 100 years, Camp Henry Horner has provided a beautiful outdoor backdrop to summer camp memories and friendships.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: All of our campers are mini-counselors in training, and several overnight campers have become some of our favorite counselors as they get older!

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Jewish Council for Youth Services provides over $100,000 in scholarships to families each year. Families are able to apply for financial scholarships when they register for JCYS Camp Henry Horner. For more details, contact Camp Director Isaac Brubaker at ibrubaker[AT]jcys.org.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Families can choose from anywhere from one-week to eight-week camp experiences, and Day Camp versus Overnight Camp options. Our flexibility and ability to work within your schedule, makes JCYS Camp Henry Horner an ideal fit for your family's perfect summer.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: JCYS Camp Henry Horner hosts outdoor excursions for groups of all ages. Perfect for an office retreat or a school field trip, for just the day or a full week, Camp Henry Horner’s campus is easily accessible and adaptable to your group’s needs.

Group activities can include team-building adventures on our high and low ropes course, zipline and climbing wall; kayak and canoe excursions on Lake Wooster; outdoor education programs tailored for your group and take advantage of our sprawling 180 acres of Camp; and cookouts, campfires and more!

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Families can choose from anywhere from one-week to eight-week camp experiences, and Day Camp versus Overnight Camp options. Our flexibility and ability to work within your schedule, makes JCYS Camp Henry Horner an ideal fit for your family's perfect summer.

For more information regarding dates and fees, along with online registration, please visit Our Camp Website Link: www.jcys.org.

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Steve & Kate's Camp
Illinois Location(s)

Visit Our Steve & Kate's Camp Website
415.513.0469
425 Dempster Street
Evanston, Illinois 60201

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
California
Massachusetts
Oregon
Washington
Washington D.C.
New Jersey
New York
Illinois

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
28 Liberty Ship Way, Suite 2815,
Sausalito, CA 94965

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Steve & Kate's Camp Video

CAMPER AGES: 4 years old - 7th grade

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. M-F: 7:30am - 6pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: At Steve & Kate's, we strive to create an environment where children can explore their passions at their own pace -- from music recording and animation, to sports, sewing, and baking. We believe that when campers are given choice and freedom, they learn on a deeper and more meaningful level, gain confidence, and are genuinely happy! Parents love our flexibility in scheduling, as we offer day passes or membership, and drop-off and pick-up can take place anytime within our hours (7:30am-6pm). Food is included and any unused day passes are automatically refunded at the end of the summer.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Music/Band, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Soccer, Technology, and more.

Steve & Kate s Camp is a Top Summer Camp located in Evanston Illinois offering many fun and educational camp activities, including: Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Soccer, Dance and more. Steve & Kate s Camp is a top camp for ages: 4 years old - 7th grade.
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CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Financial aid is available! Please see our website for more information: Our Camp Website Link: steveandkatescamp.com

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
For camp session and fees info, please visit: Our Camp Website Link: steveandkatescamp.com.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
For summer job info, please visit: Our Camp Website Link: steveandkatescamp.com.

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JCC "Z" Frank Apachi Day Camp
Northbrook, Illinois

Visit Our JCC "Z" Frank Apachi Day Camp Website
847-272-7050
info[AT]gojcc.org
305 Woodridge Lane
Northbrook, Illinois 60062

CAMPER AGES: 4 years-6th grade

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Daily 9:30 am -3:30 pm, before and after camp program available

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Affiliated with JCC Chicago and welcoming to the entire community

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Basketball, Football, Baseball, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Waterfront/Aquatics, Team Sports, Science, Adventure, and more. Boating
Challenge/Adventure Course
Clowning
Magic
Cooking
Floor Hockey
Ga-ga
Kickball
Martial Arts
Music
Sand Volleyball
Nucomb
Softball

CAMP LOCATION: Tucked away on 10 private acres in Northbrook, IL, our wooded campus is grassy and sunny with lots of trees for shade and comfort.

CAMP FACILITIES: Our amazing facilities include: Two large heated outdoor pools, an arts & crafts studio, boating pond, air-conditioned buildings for hot and rainy days, challenge course with climbing wall and boulder, two ball fields, and basketball, volleyball and tennis courts.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: JCC "Z" Frank Apachi Day Camp offers magical experiences for children living in the northern suburbs. Camp includes door-to-door bus service plus twice weekly lunch, field trips, camp t-shirt, camp CD and twice daily swim. Our full-time camp director works year-round to assure your child a summer full of memories and friendships to last a lifetime.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Counselor-in-Training program for 8th-10th grade

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Financial aid available, please contact the camp office.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
For more information on sessions, dates and fees, visit our website.

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Hoop Mountain Big Man, Point Guard & Perimeter Camps
Bloomington, Illinois

Visit Our Hoop Mountain Big Man, Point Guard & Perimeter Camps Website
630-539-2100
hoopmountain.dgibbs[AT]gmail.com
1312 Park St
Bloomington, Illinois 61701

CAMPER AGES: Going into 5th - Going into 12th grade

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Boy Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: These camps are a day or overnight camp which will run from July 26th-July 29th. Each camper can choose to attend one of the three positional camps; Point Guard, Perimeter, or Big Man. Each of the three camps will have coaches for that specific camp. These camps are all located at Illinois Wesleyan University which is right off intersection 74 and 55, which is about 2 hours away from Chicago, St. Louis, and Indianapolis.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Basketball, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: These camps are all located at Illinois Wesleyan University which is right off intersection 74 and 55, which is about 2 hours away from Chicago, St. Louis, and Indianapolis.

CAMP FACILITIES: Campers will stay in the Illinois Wesleyan University dorms and have meals in the dining hall at the University.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
The camps are $455.00 for 4 days and the players can decided on which camp they want to attend. Also the camps are from July 26th -July 29th.

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Google's Maker Camp
Available Online

Visit Our Google's Maker Camp Website
press[AT]google.com
Online Camp
Available Online

CAMPER AGES: 13-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Computers, Science, Technology, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: The Google Makers Camp is entirely online.

The following participating locations are providing internet access for free as well:

Rhode island
Warwick Public Library

New Hampshire
Keene Public Library
Boys & Girls Club of Nashua

Massachusetts
Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston: Jordan Boys and Girls Club
Boston Museum of Science
Duxbury Free Library
Boys & Girls Club of Greater Billerica
Boys & Girls Club of Fitchburg and Leominster

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: A FREE summer camp for building, tinkering and exploring. Online and in your neighborhood!

Register here at Our Camp Website Link: www.makercamp.com

Each weekday morning, Maker will post a new project or activity on their Google+ page—30 things to make over six weeks. Each weekday afternoon at 2 PM, tune in to a live Google+ Hangout On Air to meet expert makers who create amazing things.

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Broadway Break Thru
Illinois Location(s)

Visit Our Broadway Break Thru Website
917-686-6367
workshops[AT]broadwaybreakthru.com
1690 Newtown-Langhorne Road
Newtown, Pennsylvania 18940

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
July 6 - 11
Winnetka, IL

July 13 - 18
Pre-College & College Summer Intensive at Roosevelt University in Chicago

July 20 - 25
Andover, Massachusetts

July 27 - August 1
Grand Rapids, Michigan

August 3 - 8
Newtown, PA

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
1515 Broadway
#3706
New York, NY 10036

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Broadway Break Thru Video

CAMPER AGES: 8 - 20

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. 9am - 5pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Susan G Komen Foundation.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Broadway Break Thru, is the most comprehensive, quality performing arts experience, with individual classes for students ages 8 – 20. Our week-long intensive being held August 3 – 8 at George School in Newtown, will feature exclusive auditions for each participant with Broadway's "Matilda" and New York's top talent agency, Stewart Talent. Throughout the week, students will create their own films that will premiere in a student film festival, along with a live performance of Disney's "Frozen".

SAVE $100 if you register by April 15th!

Celebrity Guest faculty of previous years have included: Drew Van Acker (Pretty Little Liars & Devious Maids), Megan Hilty (Smash and Broadway Wicked), Skylar Astin (Pitch Perfect and Broadway Spring Awakening), Amber Riley (GLEE and Off Broadway Cotton Club), Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Modern Family and Broadway Spelling Bee), Jonathan Groff (GLEE and Spring Awakening), and many more.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, Music/Band, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: The BBT Summer Intensive is located at acclaimed international boarding school, George School in Bucks County.

CAMP FACILITIES: George School is oaks and hemlocks, dogwoods and redbuds. It’s cleome blossoms in the bushes and clover in the grass. It’s running paths through the woods and Frisbee on the lawns. It’s red brick buildings, old wooden desks, wireless internet.

George School is the solar-powered Alternative Energy Center. It’s a Philadelphia meetinghouse from 1812 conserved and moved to our campus. It’s future-minded sustainability and a Zen-ish bear hug of the present. It’s hundreds of research databases and ebooks at the library, 600 seats at the arts center, and one-on-one meetings with a teacher.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: BBT has been featured on NBC, CBS, ABC and FOX and has been named the most comprehensive, quality performing arts summer intensive. BBT's goal is to provide national AND local opportunities, by presenting a faculty comprised of top industry professionals in all markets.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Payment plans and scholarships applications are made available upon request.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): The BBT Parent's Class will be taught by Broadway's "Matilda" & "Billy Elliot" children's Casting Director Nora Brennan

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please see Our Camp Website Link: www.BroadwayBreakThru.com for dates, times, fees and all other information or to register.

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Improv Playhouse
Libertyville, Illinois

Visit Our Improv Playhouse Website
847.968.4529
info[AT]improvplayhouse.com
116 W Lake Street
Libertyville, Illinois 60048

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
116 W Lake Street
Libertyville, IL 60048

CAMPER AGES: 3rd-12th grades

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Daily, 9am-3pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Improv Playhouse Performing Arts Camps (ACA accredited) involve your child in fun filled, local summer programming with stellar professional staff at prices for families looking for flexible choices and discriminating budgets.

Each camp session will offer unique training and each camper will have the opportunity to explore and focus upon new paths of creativity in the Performing Arts. Improv Playhouse emphasizes an environment that nurtures every child as an individual artist, challenges aspiring actors and inspires theater beginners. All levels are encouraged to enroll.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, and more. Improv Comedy & Fashion & Print Modeling, Too.

CAMP LOCATION: We have locations in Libertyville and Highland Park, Illinois, two northern suburbs of Chicago. Libertyville locations: 116 W Lake Street and 735 N Milwaukee Ave (60048). Highland Park location: 1991 Sheridan Road (60035). Please visit our website for camp photos.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Our camps are led by performing arts professionals with much experience of working with students of all ages and levels.

This year's camps include three musical theatre camps: Frozen Broadway Showcase, a Newsies Broadway Showcase, and a "Triple Threat" Performers' Camp. Also on offer are Improv Camps, Film Making Camps, and Fashion and Print Modeling Camps.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Need-based scholarships are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please inquire about payment plans.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Improv Playhouse offers fall, winter, and spring sessions of youth classes, including musical theatre, plays, improv, film-making, and more!

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please refer to website for camp tuition rates.

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Chicago Filmmakers Adventure Sandwich! Camp
Chicago, Illinois

Visit Our Chicago Filmmakers Adventure Sandwich! Camp Website
(773) 293-1447
coop[AT]chicagofilmmakers.org
Chicago Filmmakers
5243 N. Clark St
Chicago, Illinois 60640

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
Chicago Filmmakers
5243 N. Clark St
Chicago, IL, 60640

CAMPER AGES: 8-12

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Weekdays. 10AM-3PM

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Led by Lily Emerson (aka Moira Funbuttons), the creator and star of the Adventure Sandwich! web series, this camp will allow students to collaborate on the concept, design, and construction of a set, props, and costumes, which they will ultimately use to produce an Adventure Sandwich-style video.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Technology, Academics, and more.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
August 24-28, $235

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Lake View YMCA Day Camp
Chicago, Illinois

Visit Our Lake View YMCA Day Camp Website
773.248.3333
lakeviewdaycamp[AT]ymcachicago.org
23 Chicagoland Locations
3333 N. Marshfield Ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60657

CAMPER AGES: 3-14 years old

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Monday - Friday 7am-6pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): YMCA

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: The Lake View YMCA offers camp options for kids between the ages of 3 and 14 on the north side of Chicago. With traditional, specialty, and sports camp options, we have something for everyone here! Camp will run from June 21st to Sept. 1st. Call for more information today!

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Basketball, Football, Baseball, Cheerleading, Soccer, Swimming, Team Sports, Science, and more. Floor Hockey

CAMP LOCATION: Our camp is located in the heart of north Chicago's Lake View neighborhood only several blocks from historic Wrigley field. Calling all city-dwellers for a summer full of fun and adventure!

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Professionally Trained Staff
Our caring counselors are professional role models

ACA Accredited
We maintain the highest standards regarding program safety and quality

Swimming
Kids cool off in the pool under the close watch of lifeguards

Healthy Kids Focus
Dedicated to building healthy, confident, connected and secure children

Financial Assistance Available
We believe every child should have the opportunity to experience Y camp

Extended Care Available
Extended Care is available before and after hours to accommodate working parents, and is included in the price.

Field Trips
Unique opportunities to explore nature and experience new places

23 Locations in Chicagoland
Close to where you live and work

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: With the YMCA, everyone can afford to keep their kids healthy and safe this summer!

Scholarships are available for those needing help to pay for camp through Action for Children. If you qualify, Action for Children assistance can be applied for all weeks of summer camp. Applications for assistance through Action for Children may be picked up at the Member Service Desk. You may also contact Action for Children directly at 312.823-1100 or by visiting Our Camp Website Link: www.actforchildren.org

Action For Children is state provided assistance. You do not have to be a YMCA member to qualify.

If you do not qualify or were denied funds through Action for Children, you may apply for funds through the Lake View YMCA. Lake View has scholarships available through our Annual Campaign, which is supported by donations and gifts from staff, members and the community. YMCA Scholarship forms are available at the Member Services Desk. Assistance is based on annual income, family size and supported documentation.

A non-refundable, non-transferable deposit per week is required to hold your child's spot in camp, even if you have applied for Action for Children or a YMCA Scholarship. This deposit may be applied to your co-pay. For more information on financial assistance or scholarships, contact us at 773.248-3333.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
2017 Sessions:
Mini Week: Jun 21-23
Week 1: Jun 26-30
Week 2: July 3-7 (no camp July 4)
Week 3: July 10-14
Week 4: July 17-21
Week 5: July 28-28
Week 6: July 31-Aug 4
Week 7: Aug 7-11
Week 8: Aug 14-18
Week 9: Aug 21-25
Week 10: Aug 28-Sept 1

Call for pricing

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Counselors are the primary caregivers for each camper. The Counselor is responsible for planning, teaching, coordinating, and carrying out activities and guiding campers in their personal growth and daily living skills.

Please apply at the following link: Our Camp Website Link: www.ymcachicago.org

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Facets Kids Film Camp
Chicago, Illinois

Visit Our Facets Kids Film Camp Website
773-281-9075 ext. 3011
kids[AT]facets.org
1517 W. Fullerton Ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60614

CAMPER AGES: 7-14

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. weekdays, summer

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Facets Kids Film Camp welcomes participants with special needs. Please contact Kathleen Beckman to discuss your children's specific abilities or limitations.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Theater, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: We are located a block east of Ashland on Fullerton Ave. in Chicago.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Does your child LOVE movies?

Help them explore their talents at Facets Kids Film Camp, where kids ages 7 to 14 build a foundation in the technique, language and process of moviemaking.

Film fundamentals such as: film vocabulary, camera shots, story development, film review, film history, acting, and basic production technique are introduced through engaging presentations and dozens of hands-on activities.

Making a movie, watching and talking about movies, writing reviews, or seeing the first movie ever made; there's something for every budding film lover at Facets Kids Film Camp.

Enroll your child today!

Half-day session in June.
Full-day sessions in July.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Scholarships are first come, first served and are based on need. Email kids[AT]facets.org for more details.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Facets Children and Youth offers screenings and filmmaking workshops throughout the year. Please visit Our Camp Website Link: www.facets.org for more information.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
HALF-DAY (10 days): $350
June 16 - June 27
Ages 11-14: 9am-12:30pm
Ages 7-10: 2pm-5:30pm

FULL-DAY (5 days): $450
July 7 - July 11 (ages 11-14)
July 14 - July 18 (ages 7-10)
July 21 - July 25 (ages 11-14)
July 28 - Aug 1 (ages 7-10)
9am-5pm

• 10% Facets Members discount.
• Snacks will be provided. Participants (full day) bring a sack lunch.

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Chicago Filmmakers Youth & Teen Summer Camps
Chicago, Illinois

Visit Our Chicago Filmmakers Youth & Teen Summer Camps Website
(773) 293 1447
5243 Clark St.
Chicago, Illinois 60620

CAMPER AGES: 10-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Teen Screenwriting Summer Camp
Ages 13-17

This one week primer will cover the basics of screenwriting: structure, exposition, scene propulsion, character building, and dialogue. Students will write and workshop two short pieces each, one prompted and one original. The goal of the workshop is for each student to complete at lease one short, shootable script, and the skills to continue writing on their own.

June 22 - 26 // Weekdays 10AM – 3PM // $200

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Video/Filmmaking/Photography, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: Located on Clark in Andersonville, North Chicago.

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Brain Chase: Summer Learning Challenge
Illinois Location(s)

Visit Our Brain Chase: Summer Learning Challenge Website
435-901-2734
ivy.portwood[AT]gmail.com
info[AT]brainchase.com
Online Summer Program
Texas

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Brain Chase is an online camp available to students in grades 2-8 across the US. Participants in the following states are eligible to win the buried treasure grand prize: AL, AK, AR, CA, CT, DE, DC, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI and WY.

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Brain Chase: Summer Learning Challenge Video

CAMPER AGES: Grades 2-8

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Computers, Math, Technology, Academics, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: Brain Chase is online - the participant that guesses the coordinates of the buried treasure first will be flown with one parent to dig up the treasure.

CAMP FACILITIES: NA - Camp is online

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Founded in 2014 by Austin parents Allan and Heather Staker, Brain Chase is the product of his filmmaking/tech background and her online education expertise. They are both Harvard-educated and their 5 children were the inspiration behind the creation of this revolutionary new summer program

Brain Chase is a 6-week summer learning challenge disguised as a massive global treasure hunt for 2nd−8th graders. A golden globe has been buried somewhere on earth – and it contains the key to a safe deposit box holding a $10,000 college scholarship fund. Participants who complete an hour of online summer learning activities each day will unlock secret animated webisodes that hold the clues to the globe’s whereabouts. Guess the treasure’s location first, and you’ll be the one on a plane to dig it up.

Enrollment is limited to the first 5,000 entrants.
Kickoff is June 30. Last registration July 18.

- See more at: Our Camp Website Link: brainchase.com

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Additional children from same household are half off for each registration.

OTHER CAMP INFO: You spend 10 months of every year in school, but much of that hard work likely vanishes during summer break. Who wants to do boring worksheets when school’s out? Brain Chase is a summer enrichment program that’s FUN. Action-packed animations, mysterious packages in the mail, and the hunt for buried treasure turn learning into an adventure. It’s FLEXIBLE. You’ll do the challenge when you want, where you want, and at your own pace. And it’s CUSTOMIZED. You get to work at your own level. - See more at: Our Camp Website Link: brainchase.com

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
For complete info please visit: Our Camp Website Link: brainchase.com

Registration: Our Camp Website Link: brainchase.com

Kickoff is June 30, 2014.

Last chance to register is July 18, 2014.

$199 for first child, $100 for each additional child from the same household.

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Nike Soccer Camps Elmhurst College
Elmhurst, Illinois

Visit Our Nike Soccer Camps Elmhurst College Website
1-800-645-3226
soccer[AT]ussportscamps.com
190 Prospect Avenue
Elmhurst, Illinois 60126

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Nike Soccer Camps Elmhurst College Video

CAMPER AGES: 8-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Coach Dave Di Tomasso and his staff will host three sessions of all skills camp! These camps are the perfect opportunity to take your game to the next level!

Instruction focuses on functional training, attacking, supporting play, decision making, shooting, defending, small-sided games, 11v11, and creativity. Goalkeeping training is provided. The camp now provides a second soccer stadium for use during the camp. Full supervision and activities are provided for day campers during down time, including swimming for all campers in between sessions. Camp is for ages 8-18. Campers must be 9 years old to stay overnight (8 year olds are welcome for the extended day portion).

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Soccer, and more.

CAMP FACILITIES: Campers train on a brand new astroplay surface; the only surface approved by FIFA (world soccer governing body), and learn how to take their game to the next level.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Elmhurst College Men’s Head Coach Dave Di Tomasso and his experienced staff , including college coaches, college players and professional players, direct the campers through a carefully devised instructional program with an 8:1 player to coach ratio.

Coach Dave Di Tomasso and his staff have perfected the Nike Soccer Specialty Camp at Elmhurst College by creating an all emcompassing camp experience. In three camp sessions, campers are will be able to hone their skills with specialized instruction and guidance.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
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Our Camp Website Link: www.ussportscamps.com

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