2022 North Shore Day Camps | Chicago North Shore Moms

Thank you for making the 2022 North Suburban Camp Guides a part of your family’s camp research! This guide is produced by Chicago North Shore Moms, part of The Local Moms Network. You are currently searching for North Shore Day Camps. Here you’ll find art camps of all varieties, sports for girls, boys and coed programs, nature programs, preschool only programs and of course, variety programs so beloved for having a little of this and a little of that. As of January 2022 these camps all have availability but hurry – that won’t last.

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Visual Arts Camps


One River School of Art + Design

One River School of Art + Design offers weekly studio and digital art camps for kids and teens! With morning, afternoon, and late afternoon options, there are endless ways to CREATE YOUR SUMMER!

For Grades K-2: Check out Dino Sculpting, Pop Art Painting, or 3D Jungle Animals
For Grades 3-5: Learn about Superhero Comics, Apparel Creations, or Learn to Draw with Colored Pencils
For Teens Grade 6-12: Try Street Art: Spray Paint, Architectural Drawing, or Retro Poster Making
Advanced Teens: Immerse yourself in our 2 week intensive camps

These options and many more to choose from! Register today!

Ages: Grades K-12
Dates: Weekly starting 6/15 through 8/15
Hours: Options with Morning, Afternoon, Late Afternoon
Contact: [email protected] and 847-737-5806
Discount: Early registration discount! Use coupon code NSMOM75 for $75 off each camp through February 28, 2022.


The Art Center of Highland Park Summer Art Camps

The Art Center Highland Park aims to inspire and ignite passion for the arts through its innovative programs and classes for ages 6 and up. Offering Summer Camps in a variety of mediums such as Jewelry, Ceramics, Cartooning and Mixed-Media, TAC provides an inclusive environment where students build their skills while discovering their artistic voices.

TAC 2022 Summer Camps will run from June 13 through August 5, offering both 1-week and 2-week camps. Camps are offered in the Morning and Afternoon, from 9am-12pm and 12:30-3:30pm. Give your child the gift of Art this Summer!

Ages: 6 – 15
Dates: June 13 – August 5
Hours: Morning camps: 9am-12pm | Afternoon camps: 12:30-3:30pm |Optional monitored Lunch: 12-12:30pm
Contact: [email protected] and 847-432-1888
Discount: 5% discount to TAC MEMBERS


KidzToPros STEM, Arts & Sports Summer Camps in Chicago

 

 

Make this summer great with KidzToPros Summer Camps! Children ages 4-14 can experience the best of STEM, arts and sports camps that will build friendships and skills for their future. Find out engaging summer camp options for every age and interest in Chicago with KidzToPros!

Find the best summer camps at KidzToPros!

Ages: 4-14
Dates: First week of camp: June 6th Last week of camp: August 12th
Hours: Full day camp: 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM; Half day camp: 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Locations: Multiple Locations: City of Chicago, Cook County North, Cook County West
Contact: 877-202-1554
Discount: CHINSM-50 for $50 off (valid until 06/01)


 

Cooking Camps


Taste Buds Kitchen Cooking Camps

Our kids cooking camps are the perfect recipe for gaining kitchen confidence, learning essential cooking skills and making new friends. Kids work together as table teams to create several recipes all from scratch – both savory and sweet – while whipping up batches of fun. Younger chefs focus on the fundamentals of measuring, mixing, and working safely in the kitchen with short breaks for stories and kitchen games. Tweens & teens hone in on more advanced cooking and baking techniques, recipe prep work, sanitation and knife skills with fun culinary challenges. Ages 10+ can apply to be a CIT for a full-day experience (limited spots available). Camp weeks sell out fast. Register today!

Ages: Ages 4-8 (9am-12pm) / Ages 9-13 (1-4pm) / Ages 13-17 select weeks (5-8pm)
Dates: June 6-Aug 19, 2022
Contact: 847-230-0330 and [email protected]


 

Dance Camps


Chicago Ballet Arts Pre-Professional Dance Intensive (13-19 year olds), Evanston

Chicago Ballet Arts’ Pre-Professional Intensive is a week-long experience designed for advanced dancers ages 13 and up. Classes for 2022 may include ballet technique, pointe, variations, jazz, modern, contemporary, musical theater, ballroom, hip hop, conditioning, yoga and enrichment opportunities. The intensive will feature CBA faculty members along with guest artists, including current or former members of the Joffrey Ballet and will be held in our beautiful studios, conveniently located in Evanston. As part of CBA’s dedication to inclusion, no audition is necessary to participate. Space is limited so early registration is encouraged.

Don’t miss this exceptional training opportunity designed for the serious dancer! Sign up today!

Ages: 13-19 years
Dates: August 8-13, 2022
Contact: 847-859-6066 and [email protected]


Chicago Ballet Arts Summer Dance Camp (7-9 year olds), Evanston

Chicago Ballet Arts’ Summer Dance Camp is a wonderful way for young dancers to explore different styles in a fun and creative environment. Join us in our Evanston studio for a week-long experience including classes in ballet, jazz, modern and musical theater along with opportunities to choreograph, delve into arts and crafts and more! Designed for ages 7-9, it is recommended that campers have at least 1 year of previous dance training. Registration opens in early spring and details will be available soon.

Keep your dancer moving this summer with a unique, week-long dance experience! Sign up today!

Ages: 7-9 Years
Dates: August 1-5, 2022
Contact: 847-859-6066 and [email protected]
Discount: Receive 5% off tuition if registration is received by April 1, 2022!


Chicago Ballet Arts Young Artist Intensive (10-14 years old), Evanston

Chicago Ballet Arts’ Young Artist Intensive is a week long experience designed for intermediate dancers ages 10-14. Classes may include ballet technique, pointe/pre-pointe, variations, jazz, modern, contemporary, ballroom, hip hop, conditioning and enrichment opportunities. Featuring CBA faculty members along with guest artists associated with professional dance companies, this is a wonderful way for serious dancers to be immersed in rigorous dance training. As part of CBA’s dedication to inclusion, no audition is necessary to participate. Space will be limited so early registration is encouraged.

Don’t miss the opportunity to expand your dance training! Sign up today!

Ages: 10-14 years
Dates: August 8-13, 2022
Contact: 847-859-6066 and [email protected]


On Your Toes at Studio North Academy, Wilmette

Spend a week making new friends, trying out different dance styles, and performing!  For the beginning and newly intermediate dancer, we offer a full day (9:30am – 3pm) dance camp, creating a well-rounded schedule with lessons in ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop and lyrical. A final performance of varying styles will be presented at the end of each week.

Make New Friends and Dance with Us – Join the Fun Today!

Age Groups: 6-12
Dates: June 20-July 29, 2022
Hours: 9:30-3pm
Contact:
847-251-7627 and [email protected]


Irina Makkai Classical Ballet and Dance School Summer Dance Camps Summer, Highland Park

 

 

The Irina Makkai Classical Ballet School is the premier dance school of Highland Park, Vaganova method, russian ballet, dance, ballet, classical variations. Join us for three fun filled weeks of dance, classes include ballet, jazz, modern, tap, pilates, body conditioning, student choreography and more! June 13 – 17, June 20-24, and June 27 – July 1.

For more information go to www.balletmakkai.com

Ages: 7 – 18 years
Dates: June 13 – 17, June 20-24, and June 27 – July 1
Hours: Call to inquire
Contact: (847) 433-1449


 

Threatre Camps


Spotlighters Theatre & Dance Camp @ Braeside School, Highland Park

At Spotlighters Reimagined, experience your favorite parts of Spotlighters and then some! For your safety, we won’t have a large format performance like in the past, but we WILL have the summer of a lifetime creating, getting messy, expressing ourselves, swimming, exploring the outdoors, and most importantly creating friendships! Enjoy the perks of art and camp all rolled into one! Everyone Is treated like the star that they are at Spotlighters Reimagined! Stay tuned for Information on small group performance showcases, where we will show off all of your amazing talents and creativity! The Experience:

• Visits to Rosewood Beach and Hidden Creek AquaPark
• Swim lessons (Grades 1-2 only)
• Make masterpieces in a variety of art medias throughout the summer
• Cook up treats that are as delicious as they are beautiful
• Dazzle your curiosity with science experiments
• Sing, dance and act with your camp groups
• Attend outdoor field trips
• Dress up and express yourself during our weekly camp themes
• Send and receive acts of kindness through our pals program
• Get outside and soak up the sun, fresh air, and laughs with your camp friends

Join us for a summer of creativity, dance, theatre and discover all summer long!

Ages: Grades 1-8
Dates: 06/20/2022 – 08/05/2022, 3 session options
Hours: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Contact: 847-579-3123
Discount: EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT Register early and save! $100 off 7-week sessions, $50 off 4 & 3-week sessions, and $25 off mini and 1-week camps. Early bird discount ends Monday, February 28. SIBLING DISCOUNT Save $50 on each additional sibling who registers for any 7,4, or 3-week camp.


Citadel Theatre Education – Summer Camp 2022 – Legally Blonde JR. and The Rainbow Fish Musical, Lake Forest

Citadel’s summer camp program fosters a sense of community by welcoming students of all levels in an effort to not only have fun but to nurture a love and deeper understanding of theatre. Actors will experience a variety of enrichment classes, in addition to rehearsing exciting, age-appropriate shows, culminating in two performances on the Citadel stage.

Don’t Miss Out – Enroll Now!

Ages: 7 YRS – 15
Dates: June 13th – July 9th (NO CAMP JULY 4th & 5th)
Dates: 9am – 1pm
Contact: 847-735-8554
Discount: North Shore Mom Discount $75 until April 1st, Promo Code CNSM


Deerfield Performers Camp, Deerfield

Deerfield Performers Camp is a place for students who love to take the stage!
This four-week camp consists of theatre training and rehearsals, resulting in a full-scale Broadway Jr. musical production. This summer we will perform, THE SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS MUSICAL! The passionate theatre staff of industry professionals fosters an environment of creativity and friendship. Campers spend their days acting, singing, dancing, and enjoying outdoor games and activities.

Register today and join the theatre fun!

Ages: Incoming 4th-9th graders
Dates: June 13th – July 8th, 2022
Hours: 9:30am-3:30pm, M-F
Contact: 847-826-3486 and [email protected]

Music Camps


Twelve Tone Music School, Glenview

Twelve Tone music camps are a great way to make a ton of progress in a short amount of time. Our camps help kids discover the joy of musical collaboration. Engaging in music education at a young age helps children fine-tune motor skills, understand commitment and value collaboration. Register here.

Ages: 5-7, 8+ and 12+
Dates: Weekly starting Weekly – starting June 6 through August 8
Hours: generally, 9 am -12 pm
Contact: 847-901-7161
Discount: 20% off summer camps if you book by April 1.


School of Rock Highwood & Evanston: Best of the 90s Camp and I Love Rock and Roll Camp

Do you have a kiddo who wants to learn how to play in a band or learn a new instrument? Our local music camps are perfect for musicians of any skill level who want to play guitar, bass, drums, keyboard and vocals. Campers will form bands, pick songs, and play a real rock show for friends and families at the end of the week. Come ROCK with us! Sign Up for a Rock Camp Highwood and Evanston today!

Ages: 7-18
Dates: June 13-17; June 20-24; August 1-5; August 8-12
Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 am – 3 pm
Contact: 847-433-7625 (Highwood) 847-864-7625 (Evanston)
Discount: 20% off for all CNSM followers with promo code ROCKMOMS20 through March 31


Bach to Rock Music Camps, Arlington Heights, Naperville and Northbrook

Young music lovers will love Bach to Rock’s amazing summer camp programs! Always a hit with both kids and parents, no experience necessary. It’s an experience to last a lifetime. Register today!

Ages: PK – 17
Dates: 6/6/22 – 8/15/22
Hours: Inquire within
Contact: 240-476-7388


 

Nature-based Camps

High Tide Low Tide (aka “beach camp”) @ Rosewood Beach

Grow up in the camp and gradually do more advanced activities while seeing familiar faces, places, and themes. Explore our beach world where sandcastles are built to new heights, treasures are found daily, and friendships only grow stronger! Sun, sand, and water adventures are waiting for you. Adventures include:

• Daily and weekly themes including Water Week and Time Traveler’s Week
• Swim and play at the beach everyday
• Intro-to-Swim lessons once a week
• Weekly field trips
• Meet live animals
• Hunt for insects, fossils and rocks
• Create unique artwork
• Perform experiments

Embark on a summer adventure along the beautiful shores of Lake Michigan! Register today!

Ages: K-2
Dates: 06/20/2022 – 08/05/2022 – 3 session options
Hours: 9:00 am – 2:45 pm
Contact: 847-579-4184 and [email protected]
Discount: EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT Register by 2/28/22 and save up to $150!


Into the Wild Camp @ Heller Nature Center, Highland Park

Sneak through the trees, seek and explore birds, insects, and animals in the forest. Uncover the natural world through play, exploration, games, and adventures! The Experience:
• Nature exploration
• Pond dipping
• Geocaching
• Swimming
• Archery
• Live animals
• Fire building

Find Your Adventure! Register today!

Ages: Grades 3-4
Dates: 06/20/2022 – 08/12/2022 – 3 session options
Hours: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Contact: 847.579.4183 and [email protected]
Discount: EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT Register by 2/28/22 and save up to $150!


Outdoor Adventure Camp @ Heller Nature Center, Highland Park

The name says it all; this is the camp where you will spend most nights camping under the stars, speed through the trees on a zip line, and see nature’s beauty while paddling across the open water. Build confidence in yourself and experience the great outdoors from a whole new perspective! The Experience:
• Rock climbing
• Whitewater rafting
• Zip lining
• Kayaking
• Camping (two overnight trips of 2 nights and four overnight trips of 4 nights, weekends excluded. Some camp-outs are out of state.)

Prepare for adventure on a whole new level! Register today!

Ages: Grades 7-9
Dates: 06/20/2022 – 08/05/2022 – 3 session options
Hours: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Contact: 847.579.4184 and [email protected]
Discount: EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT Register by 2/28/22 and save up to $150!


Trekkers Camp @ Heller Nature Center, Highland Park

Make your own path through the wilderness at this non-competitive, out of the ordinary adventure camp that fosters team building and self-confidence. Camp features five overnight camping trips within Illinois & other states, ranging from one to two nights (weekends excluded). The Experience:
– Camping
– Horseback riding
– SCUBA diving
– Wake boarding
– Fire and shelter building
– Ziplining
… And more!

Be challenged both mentally and physically. Adventure Seekers Wanted! Register here!

Ages: Grades 5-6
Date: 06/20/2022 – 08/05/2022 – 3 session options
Hours: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Contact: 847.579.4183 and [email protected]
Discount: EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT Register by 2/28/22 and save up to $150!


 

Sports Camps: Soccer, Tennis, Baseball, Golf & Variety

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Hi-Five Sports Camp, Northfield

The Hi-Five Sports Camp experience will be remembered for the high energy-level of our coaches and the positive impact made on the lives of our campers. Hi-Five Sports Camp is a sports camp dedicated to a full menu of team sports designed for children from pre-K to 7th grade. Hi-Five Sports Camp is about so much more than winning and losing – it is about teamwork, playing hard and playing fair. And it is about making new buddies and enjoying the camaraderie. A camp that is as encouraging as it is challenging. As safe as it is high-energy. And as instructional as it is fun. Join our Team!

Ages: 5-14
Dates: 6/13-8/5
Hours: 9am-3pm
Contact: 8472299555 and [email protected]
Discount: $100 credit to your Hi-Five account new campers only


Wildcat Sports Camp, Evanston

Wildcat Sports Camp has been a Chicagoland tradition for over 80 years! As one of the best multi-sport day camps on the North Shore, we offer campers the fun and exciting experience of learning and growing through physical activity and sports. Each camp day introduces campers to various sports, games, and activities while emphasizing teamwork, friendship building, and sportsmanship.

Wildcat Sports Camp is administered through the Northwestern University Department of Athletics and Recreation and operates out of the Henry Crown Sports Pavilion on the Evanston Campus.

A summer of fun lies ahead – Learn more!

Ages: Girls and boys currently attending 1st – 6th grade
Dates: Session I: June 20 – July 1, 2022 | Session II: July 5 – 15, 2022 (no camp July 4) | Session III: July 18 – 29, 2022
Hours: Drop-off time begins at 8:30 a.m., and pick-up time is from 3 – 4 p.m.
Contact: 847-491-7314, [email protected]


Camp Cuamba for Boys @ Olson Park, Highland Park

Camp Cuamba is old school in the best possible way. For over 70 years, Cuamba has provided boys a summer filled with outdoor adventures, sports, fun traditions, friendships that last a lifetime, and more freedom than is typical of most North Shore camps. Olson Park in Highland Park is home base to Cuamba, with field trips most Mondays and frequent trips to pools and the beach. We have fun options for rainy days too. Most of the counselors are Cuamba alums and enjoy continuing the traditions of good-natured nicknames, tournaments, and a family picnic. Cuamba is a truly unique camp!

Where friendship, sportsmanship, tradition, and fun meet! Learn more here!

Ages: 6 – 10 year olds
Dates: First session: June 13th–July 8th Second session: July 11th–August 5th (4th of July off)
Hours: Monday – Thursday: 9am – 3pm | Friday: 9am – 12 pm | Optional mini field trip 12pm – 3pm every Friday
Contact: (312) 402 – 3345 and [email protected]


Ninja Camp @ Ultimate Ninjas, Glenview

Looking for something AMAZING to offer your kids over break? Send them to Ultimate Ninjas Camps, where they will learn how to tackle obstacles as seen in the hit TV show American Ninja Warrior. Sign up today and let your kids discover what they are uniquely capable of achieving. Half and full day camps available.

During camp, kids are grouped together by age and rotate through stations where they are coached on each obstacle. After learning how to tackle the obstacles, they have time for open play so they can pick their favorites and spend extra time on the obstacles they want to master or just enjoy! At the end of camp all kids will get a chance to run through the course with their coaches just like you see on TV! Build strength, endurance, confidence and have fun!

A summer of fun lies ahead! Learn more.

Ages: 6-12
Dates: Mid June to end of August
Hours: Morning, Afternoon and all day
Contact: 847-787-1220 and [email protected]
Discount: 20% off sibling discount, 25% off multiple day purchase.


Game On! Sports 4 Boys @ Central School, Glencoe

Are you ready for the best summer yet?! Register for summer camp today!! Game On!!

Ages: 4-14
Dates: June 13 – August 12
Hours: 9:00AM – 3:00PM (before and after camp care is available upon request)
Contact: 8472299959 and [email protected]


Deer Creek Racquet Club Tennis Camp, Highland Park

Whether you are a serious player or picking up a racquet for the first time, the Academy is a great way to learn the fundamentals, build your endurance, and improve your game in a short period of time. The Experience:

  • Daily instruction is served up by our USTA Tennis Professionals and counselors.
  • Innovative drills
  • Aside from time on the court, campers also enjoy an afternoon activity or field trip, such as: movies, laser tag, bowling, swimming, tournaments, and more.
  • Advanced players (Junior Excellence and up) may stay on the court during the afternoon activity part of each day for more personalized instruction from their coaches.

Tennis Anyone?

Ages: Ages 7-16
Dates: 06/20/2022 – 08/05/2022
Hours: 9am – 3pm
Contact: 847.579.4123 and [email protected]
Discount: EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT Register by 2/28/22 and save up to $150!


Little Legends Soccer Academy Camps – Three locations: Glenview New Church, Highwood Ballpark, Northbrook Leisure Center

Little Legends Soccer Academy offers 24 months to 8 year old boys and girls the opportunity to learn and play the world’s most popular sport. LLSA teaches the fundamentals of youth soccer with a special focus on having fun, being active, and making friends. In addition, soccer improves motor skills through balance, flexibility, reflexes, agility and endurance. Soccer is also a confidence builder, increases social skills and teaches team playing.

Our coaches make soccer a very positive experience by exhibiting high energy, enthusiasm, and encouragement. Join us!

Locations: Glenview (Glenview New Church, 74 Park Drive, Glenview)___Highland Park/Lake Forest (Highwood Ball Park, 511 Western Ave., Highwood)___Northbrook/Deerfield (Northbrook Leisure Center, 3323 Walters, Northbrook)
Ages: 2 – 9 Yrs Old (Co-Ed)
Dates: 6/18 – 8/19
Hours: Saturdays 9:00-1:15 pm / Sundays 12:00-2:00 pm / Tuesdays 4:00-6:00 pm / Thursdays 4:00-6:30 pm / Fridays 5:00-7:00 pm (3v3 League)
Contact: 224-500-5729 and [email protected]
Discount: Early Bird Discount $10 off (Clinics Only) if registered by Jan 10th


Sports Plus with Kenilworth Park District, Kenilworth 

Spend your summer days with the Kenilworth Park District! We provide a nurturing and stimulating camp experience that your children will look forward to every day. The Kenilworth Park District Sports Plus Camp is designed to:

  • Improve the physical fitness and general well-being.
  • Teach new skills in a recreational atmosphere.
  • Create a sense of achievement and individual worth in each camper with positive reinforcement.

Sports Plus is a great summer camp experience! Join us this Summer!

Ages: 2nd to 6th Grade
Dates: July 13th to July 29th, 2022
Hours: 9:00 AM to 1:30 PM
Contact: 847-251-1691


Golf Academy Camp @ Highland Park Golf Learning Center

Get into the game with the finest in PGA golf instruction! If you are new to golf or have experience on the greens, get the tools you need to improve and have fun playing this great lifetime sport.

The Experience: Immerse your young golfer in the world of golf. We learn: Golf fundamentals; Proper swing techniques; Driving; Putting; Golf etiquette; Rules of the game; Goal-setting & self-esteem

In addition to everyday skill development, campers have fun participating in exciting summer camp activities and field trips to: Hidden Creek AquaPark; Mini Golf; Rosewood Beach; Laser tag and more!

Camp also travels to local golf courses to experience actual course play and practice their new skills! We can’t wait to see you here!

Tee up for fun!

Ages: Ages 8-15
Dates: 06/20/2022 – 08/05/2022
Hours: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Contact: 847-579-4162
EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT Register by 2/28/22 and save up to $150!


Junior Varsity Sports and and Varsity Sports: JV @ Wayne Thomas Elementary & Varsity Sports @ Wolters Field – Highland Park

Junior Varsity Camp is for grades 1-4 and includes Play all summer with coaches and student-athletes who aim to create a positive and encouraging experience for campers of all ability levels. We compete in a variety of different sports including basketball, soccer, baseball, golf, P.E. games and more and learn the fundamentals and build skills in each sport through instruction, drills, and play. Camp includes twice a week Learn-to-Swim lessons for campers in grades 1 & 2. All campers enjoy weekly field trips including America’s Action Territory, Funtopia, Hidden Creek Aqua Park, Rosewood Beach, bowling, mini golf, ropes course, ice skating, outdoor adventures, and much more!

Varsity Sports Camp is for grades 5-8. Campers build skills and compete in both traditional and non-traditional sports, with field trips and swimming to round out the summer. Play as a future Giant!
Coaches and staff focus on fundamental skill building, teamwork, and good sportsmanship. Campers get plenty of game time as they compete each session. Sports include: Basketball, Football, Baseball, Dodgeball, Capture the flag, Soccer, Floor hockey, Lacrosse, and more! We take amazing field trips such as: Amusement Parks, Go Karting, Parkour Courses, Water Parks, Golf, Bowling, Pro Baseball Games.

Ages: JV is for grades 1-4 and Varsity is for grades 5-8
Dates: 06/20/2022 – 08/05/2022
Hours: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Contact: 847-579-3124
Discount: EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT Register by 2/28/22 and save up to $150!


Highland Park Baseball Mini Camp

Play Ball! Young baseball players can get back into the swing of things and develop their skills.
The camp is coached by our travel baseball staff, players work on:
• Batting
• Fielding
• Base Running
• Pitching
• … And More!

Come have fun and develop your baseball skills!

Ages: Ages 7-12
Dates: 06/06/2022 – 08/05/2022 These are one week sessions
Hours: 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Contact: 847-579-3198
Discount: EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT Register by 2/28/22 and save up to $150!


Mini Sports Camp, Highland Park

The Experience:
Build confidence and create great summer memories! Sports played include: basketball, football, kickball, baseball, softball, soccer, dodgeball, capture the flag and more!

Join us for a weeklong, half day camps with a focus on fun team games and PE activities!

Ages: Grades 1-6
Dates: 06/06/2022 – 08/05/2022 These are half-day, 1 week sessions
Hours: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Contact: 847-579-3124
Discount: EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT Register by 2/28/22 and save up to $150!


KidzToPros STEM, Arts & Sports Summer Camps in Chicago

 

 

Make this summer great with KidzToPros Summer Camps! Children ages 4-14 can experience the best of STEM, arts and sports camps that will build friendships and skills for their future. Find out engaging summer camp options for every age and interest in Chicago with KidzToPros!

Find the best summer camps at KidzToPros!

Ages: 4-14
Dates: First week of camp: June 6th Last week of camp: August 12th
Hours: Full day camp: 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM; Half day camp: 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Locations: Multiple Locations: City of Chicago, Cook County North, Cook County West
Contact: 877-202-1554
Discount: CHINSM-50 for $50 off (valid until 06/01)


P2 Soccer Camp

 
P2 Soccer camps are a great way to advance your child’s soccer skills in a fun and friendly environment. Players work through a structured curriculum under the watchful eye of a USSF certified trainer. Register today.
 
Gallery Park, 2001 Patriot Blvd, Glenview, IL 60026. James Park, 300 Dodge Ave Evanston, Illinois. Northwood Middle School, 945 North Ave, Highland Park, IL 60035
 
Ages: 4-15
 
June 13 thru August 19
 
Discount: $10 off – expires August – use code NORTHSHORE

Sports Camps for Girls Only

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Hi-Five Sports Camp 4 Girls @ Christian Heritage Academy, Northfield

Hi-Five Sports Clubs brings an exciting 30-year plus tradition to the Northshore. Hi-Five Sports Camp 4 Girls will be featuring some awesome activities like yoga, dance, team building for girls and a variety of sports. We want to inspire girls to play and be active, to realize their full power. The confidence, strength and character gained through sports participation are the very tools girls and women need to become strong leaders in sports and life.

Our experienced and passionate coaching staff will divide campers into balanced teams that learn about and compete in a wide variety of team sports in an all-day sports camp.

It’s fun in the shade and controlled environment with indoor fields and courts for non-stop action all day!

Register Today!

Ages: 5-13
Dates: 6/13-8/5
Hours: 9-3
Contact: 847-229-9555
Discount: $100 off new campers that mention this camp guide!


Lakeshore STARS Summer Camp 2022 @ Techny Turf Fields, Northfield

STARS is a perfect fit for players looking to put skill development into action with live game play. Camp combines basic skills & fundamentals, as well as entire afternoons of curriculum devoted to scrimmaging & live play drills to reinforce rules, positioning and game strategy with on-field coaching. Players are divided into small groups based on age and experience. STARS Camp is puts the FUN in FUNDAMENTALS!

Looking to combine lacrosse camp with fun games, technical skills and fantastic female athlete role-models?! Come join us at Lakeshore Stars Day Camp this July!

Ages: 4yrs-15yrs
Dates: July 11-14th, 2022
Hours: 9a-3p full day ages 8-15 , 9-12 half day for ages 4-7
Contact: 215-205-1141
Discount: 10% if registered by Jan 30th, 2022


Girls Play Strong @ Northwood Junior High, Highland Park

Camp is jam-packed with activities and field trips designed to create the perfect mix of a traditional camp experience with a focus on sports. This camp strives to cultivate an empowering environment for young females, seeking to build strong friendships, leadership and character development, along with other skill sets to take with long after camp comes to an end. Learn teamwork, confidence, and what it means to PLAY STRONG!

• Compete in a variety of traditional sports as well as some non-traditional sports.
• Swim every week and engage in fun activities at other facilities including pickleball, mini golf, teambuilding, canoeing and archery.
• Attend weekly field trips

Join us for a summer of fun, excitement, and lasting memories!

Ages: Grades 3-6
Dates: 06/20/2022 – 08/05/2022
Hours: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Contact; 847.579.4108 and [email protected]
Discount: EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT Register by 2/28/22 and save up to $150!


Game On! Sports 4 Girls @ Walt Disney Magnet School, Chicago

Since 2007, we have dedicated ourselves to working specifically with girl’s grades Pre-K – 8th to encourage a lifelong commitment to a healthy lifestyle that includes sports and fitness. Through our unique summer camps and school-year events and programs, we have effectively empowered girls through sports by building their confidence and teaching each one skills and values crucial to their growth as an athlete AND a person. We have worked hard, observing, and listening to feedback every step of the way, to become the experts in the areas of communication and teaching methodology. The result is customized, fun programming that includes our signature incentive programs. We are so proud of our impact – exciting girls about staying fit and active on top of imparting core values and life skills that go beyond the playing field. This is our passion and our mission. Are you ready for the best summer yet?! Register for summer camp today!! Game On!!

Ages:4-14
Dates: June 27 – August 12
Hours: 9:00AM – 3:00PM (before and after camp care is available upon request)
Contact: 8472299959 and [email protected]


Game On! Sports 4 Girls @ West School, Glencoe

Are you ready for the best summer yet?! Register for summer camp today!! Game On!!

Ages: 4-14
Dates: June 13 – August 12
Hours: 9:00AM – 3:00PM (before and after camp care is available upon request)
Contact: 8472299959 and [email protected]


Game On! Sports 4 Girls @ Chanlder-Newberger Center, Evanston

Are you ready for the best summer yet?! Register for summer camp today!! Game On!!

Ages: PreK-6th
Dates: June 13 – July 1 (PreK-2nd) and July 5-July 22 (3rd-6th)
Hours: 9:00AM – 3:00PM
Contact: 8472299959 and [email protected]

Variety Camps (a little of this, a little of that)

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Gorton’s Safety Town Camps @ Gorton Community Center, Lake Forest

Sign your child up for Safety Town – a community favorite and an irreplaceable, interactive, fun way for your child to learn important safety measures of all kinds. With help from community partners like LFFD and LFPD, pet experts, LFOLA, LEAD and more, Gorton provides a powerhouse of experts that teach your children how to be safe. Safety Town Majors camp is for 5-7-year-olds. Commanders camp for 8-10-year-olds builds on the topics covered in the Majors camp, with internet safety, self-defense, home alone situations, bullying and more! Camps fill up quickly, so mark your calendar to register on March 9th.

Sign Up For Safety at Gorton!

Ages: Majors: 5-7, Commanders: 8-10
Dates and Hours: Majors, June 7-10 from 12:30-4 pm, Commanders Aug. 9-11 from 1-4 pm
Contact: 847-234-6060


Summer Camps at Gorton, Lake Forest

Summer camps at Gorton provide a chance for your child to learn something new, make new friends, build independence, explore talents and express his/her creativity all while doing so in a safe environment. We offer a wide range of week-long summer camps that encompass an extensive range of experiences – from acting to STEM – all taught by local, experienced professionals in our historic building in Lake Forest. Our camps vary from week to week, so you can customize your child’s camp experience, and our Lunch Bunch program provides a way to create a full-day camp experience.

Sign Up for Summer Fun At Gorton!

Ages: 5-18
Dates: June though August
Contact: 9 am-12 pm and 1 pm-4 pm – customizable with one hour Lunch Bunch option


Crew Camp @ Sunset Woods, Highland Park

Crew is the total package…New friends, adventures and outrageous fun! The Experience:

• Creative culinary classes
• Team building field games, sports and Camp Olympics
• Weekly enrichment programming
• Skill and safety development at swim lessons (Grades 1-2)
• Take a dip at Rosewood Beach and Hidden Creek AquaPark
• Create one-of-a-kind art projects
• Action packed outdoor field trips
• Build long lasting friendships and memories in the great outdoors

No need to choose one favorite activity… we have them all! A typical day is anything but! Register here!

Ages: Grades 1-8
Dates: 06/20/2022 – 08/05/2022 – 3 session options
Hours: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Contact: 847-579-3123
Discount: EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT Register by 2/28/22 and save up to $150!


‘Z’ Frank Apachi Day Camp, Northbrook

‘Z’ Frank Apachi supports campers’ social emotional growth as they navigate relationships and form friendships, gain independence and build confidence. Campers can try everything from sports, arts & crafts and yoga, to cooking, drama, archery and rock climbing. New additions and programming include an upgraded theatre in the round used for performances and ruach-filled gatherings as well as an enhanced performing arts program run by an experienced theatre professional. Our theme days are legendary, and our Shabbat celebrations foster a true sense of community. Our beautiful 10-acre campus has open green spaces, shaded areas, air-conditioned buildings, two large heated outdoor pools, an outdoor cooking classroom, boating, a tennis court, a climbing tree and more.

Learn More!

Ages: 4 years – 7th grade + Counselor In Training (8th-10th grade)
Address: 3050 Woodridge Lane Northbrook, IL 60062
Dates: Session 1: June 20 – July 15, Session 2: July 18 – August 12
Hours: 9:30am – 3:30pm, Before care begins at 7am, After care ends at 6pm
Contact: 847-272-7050 and [email protected]


Elaine Frank Apachi Day Camp & Apachi Village, Lake Zurich

Elaine Frank Apachi Day Camp creates a safe space where every camper can thrive. Nestled within 37 beautiful acres, camp features sports fields, natural wetlands, nature trails, two heated outdoor pools, a climbing wall, zip line, ropes course, athletic courts and air-conditioned buildings. Days are filled with swimming, ceramics, theme days, music, dance, sports, Shabbat celebrations and more. Campers love exploring Garoon Gateway to Science, an outdoor S.T.E.A.M. museum with 52 hands-on exhibits. Our two specialty camps for 4th-7th graders, STEM and Performing Arts, combine dedicated programming with traditional camp fun. Elaine Frank Apachi’s beautiful campus is also home to Apachi Village Lake Zurich. With our focus solely on 3- and 4-year-olds, everything is sized just right for your little one with age-appropriate activities.

Learn More!

Ages: 3 years – 7th grade + Counselor In Training (8th-10th grade)
Address: 23280 North Old McHenry Road Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Dates: Session 1: June 13 – July 8 Session 2: July 11 – August 5
Hours: Elaine Frank Apachi I 9:30am – 3:00pm Before care begins at 7am, After care ends at 6pm I Apachi Village Lake Zurich I 9:30am – 1:00pm
Contact: (847) 726-0800 [email protected]


Apachi Evanston Day Camp @ St. Joan of Arc School, Evanston

Apachi Evanston Day Camp creates a safe space where every camper can thrive. Campers can enjoy sports, performing arts, cooking, arts & crafts, theme days, Shabbat celebrations and more. Centrally located between Skokie and Evanston, camp features an open green field with shaded areas, and the indoor, air-conditioned space includes a large gym and stage. There are multiple specialty camps including Sports Camp where 2nd-7th grade campers work on skills, drills and mini-games to enhance sports performance. Apachi Ivrit exposes campers, 4 years – 4th grade, to conversational Hebrew. At Performing Arts Camp, 2nd – 7th grade campers learn acting, dancing, musical theater, improv, stage makeup and backstage skills from experienced theatre professionals. All specialty camps include traditional camp fun combined with their focused specialty.

 

Learn More!

Ages: 3 years – 7th grade + Counselor In Training (8th-10th grade)
Address: St. Joan of Arc School 9245 N. Lawndale Evanston, IL 60203
Dates: Session 1: June 13 – July 8 Session 2: July 11 – August 5
Hours: 9:15am – 3:15pm I Before care begins at 7:30am I After care ends at 6pm
Contact: (773) 516-5857 and [email protected] I [email protected]


Little Beans Cafe Summer Camp, Evanston

Little Beans offers a fun-filled camp for kids 3-9 years. Each week brings a new theme and unique fun. The week’s theme is included in the week’s activities and classes. Imaginative play, active play, sports, art, a daily class, a healthy snack, and outdoor games included every day.

A fun camp for kids 3-9 years with flexible registration. Learn more here!

Ages: 3-9 years
Dates: June 13th-August 26th, 2022
Hours: 9:00am-3:30pm
Contact: 847-807-3731
Discount: 10% off for early bird registration by May 1st, 2022. Use the code EARLYBIRDCAMP

Summer Camps @ Gorton Community Center, Lake Forest

Summer camps at Gorton provide a chance for your child to learn something new, make new friends, build independence, explore talents and express his/her creativity all while doing so in a safe environment. We offer a wide range of week-long summer camps that encompass an extensive range of experiences – from acting to STEM – all taught by local, experienced professionals in our historic building in Lake Forest. Our camps vary from week to week, so you can customize your child’s camp experience, and our Lunch Bunch program provides a way to create a full-day camp experience.

Sign Up for Summer Fun At Gorton!

Ages: 5-18 years
Dates: June through August
Hours: 9 am-12 pm and 1 pm-4 pm – customizable with one hour Lunch Bunch option
Contacts: 8472346060

Preschool Ages Only Camps

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Camp Gorton at Children’s Learning Center, Lake Forest

This summer, campers at Gorton will be going on an exciting adventure that explores many types of water, land and air transportation. Daily activities will include arts and crafts, games, music, story time, gardening and of course, outside motor and water play! We have many fun activities planned for all campers. The staff has worked hard to plan a fun and memorable camp experience for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years.

Sign Up for a Summer of Fun at Camp Gorton!

Ages: 6 weeks to 5 years
Dates: Jun 14, 2022- Aug 12, 2022
Length of Day: 8:30 am-12:00 pm
Contact: 847-234-6060
Discount: 10% off Camp Gorton at Children’s Learning Center when registered by May 1


Little Springs Camp @ Kenilworth Assembly Hall, Kenilworth

spend your summer days with Little Springs! We provide a nurturing and stimulating camp experience that your children will look forward to each day. Our camp counselors and professional staff approach every activity as an important step in the development of your children. The Kenilworth Park District Little Springs Camp is designed to:

  • Improve the physical fitness and general well-being
  • Teach new skills in a recreational atmosphere
  • Provide an environment where socialization and creativity are encouraged
  • Create a sense of achievement and individual worth in each camper with positive reinforcement

Little Springs is a great summer camp experience! Join us this Summer!
Ages: 2nd to 6th Grade
Dates: July 13th to July 29th, 2022
Length of Day: Choose from 3 different times, each 1.5 hours long
Contact: 847-251-1691


Apachi Village Northbrook Day Camp, Northbrook

Apachi Village Northbrook Day Camp provides a fun and nurturing environment where emerging independence and confidence is fostered. With our focus solely on 3- and 4-year-olds, everything is sized just right for your little one with age-appropriate activities taking place at Bernard Weinger JCC in Northbrook. Easy in, easy out carpool lines help ease the transition and make drop off and pick-up a breeze. Sprawling outdoor sports fields, climbing rock, playground, and full-size gymnasium are perfect places to take the first step into Apachi Day Camp. Our campers explore, sing and dance, have water play, create arts & crafts, play sports, experience new activities and create lasting friendships.

Learn More!

Ages: 3 – 4-year-olds + Counselor In Training (8th-10th grade)
Address: Bernard Weinger JCC 300 Revere Drive Northbrook, IL 60062
Dates: Session 1: June 20 – July 15, Session 2: July 18 – August 12
Length of Day: 9:30am – 1pm (3yrs) or 2pm (4yrs)
Contact: (224) 406-9221 and [email protected]


Camp Sunshine @ Ravinia School, Highland Park

Campers follow a schedule of 30-45 minute activities throughout their busy day. Each day is filled with exploration, socialization, confidence building, and creating memories of a fun-filled summer!

Note: For safety related to the ongoing pandemic, age exceptions for campers under age four are not permitted. For Pre-K summer activities, join us for Camp Tot Stop (information can be found in our Spring Brochure – released in February 2022). The Experience:

• Field trips to Heller Nature Center, Hidden Creek AquaPark, local parks, Rosewood Beach, Recreation Center of Highland Park, Sunset Woods Park, and more!
• Express your creativity during weekly themes
• Indoor/outdoor art projects, songs, and games
• Show and tell
• Lunch time (brought from home)
• Swim lessons taught by certified swim instructors
• Visits to Rosewood Beach or Hidden Creek Aqua Park

The perfect “first camp” opportunity for your little one! Register here!

Ages: Ages 4-5
Dates: 06/20/2022 – 08/05/2022, 3 session options
Contact: 847.579.3121
Discount: EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT Register by 2/28/22 and save up to $150!

STEM Camps


Kids Science Labs Summer Camps, Northbrook

 

 

Kids Science Labs is offering new and creative science summer camps for kids ages 4–12. Kids love the mystery and surprise of seeing inside devices we use every day, designing their own cities of the future, and understanding how devices are made. Each year, we create new weekly themes for our Innovators Camp, which your children will love.

We are introducing six original weeks of Summer Camp to accelerate students learning and have fun all summer long including: Spy Camp, Space Camp, Med School, I Can Make Anything, and more. Full day programs run from 9am-3pm.

Register now for KSL Summer Camp 2022!

Ages: 4-12 yrs.
Dates: June 13th through Aug 26th, 2022
Hours: Full Day camp options run from 9am-3pm Monday through Friday
Contact: 773 798-2012
Discount: Siblings receive a 10% discount on summer camp weeks . Code “sibling22”


KidzToPros STEM, Arts & Sports Summer Camps in Chicago

 

 

Make this summer great with KidzToPros Summer Camps! Children ages 4-14 can experience the best of STEM, arts and sports camps that will build friendships and skills for their future. Find out engaging summer camp options for every age and interest in Chicago with KidzToPros!

Find the best summer camps at KidzToPros!

Ages: 4-14
Dates: First week of camp: June 6th Last week of camp: August 12th
Hours: Full day camp: 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM; Half day camp: 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Locations: Multiple Locations: City of Chicago, Cook County North, Cook County West
Contact: 877-202-1554
Discount: CHINSM-50 for $50 off (valid until 06/01)

Leadership Programs


CIT: Leadership Camp @ various Park District of Highland Park Camps

CIT’s develop skills perfect for future jobs! The Experience:

• Receive hands-on training from expert Camp Staff
• Develop valuable leadership skills through team challenges and activities
• Experience the benefits of being a role model by creating and leading exciting activities for young campers
• Bond with your CIT team at adventurous field trips
• Leave a positive impact your community through various service projects
• Hang out at the beach and take a dip in the pool
• Create lifelong friendships!

Important Info:

CIT’s can choose their camp placement at the time of registration by registering to the corresponding activity number. For CIT’s and campers to have the best experience possible, a limited number of CITs are placed at each camp. To attend 7-weeks of camp, simply register for both session I and session II. Ages refer to the CIT’s grade level in Fall 2022. Friendship requests will not be honored. No exceptions. Before & After Care is not available for CIT’s. Bus transportation is not available for this camp. Registration deadline is Friday, May 20. No camp July 4.

Have an adventurous summer and be a role model for young campers! Register here!

Ages: Grades 7-9
Dates: 06/20/2022 – 08/05/2022 These dates vary because of the different camps
Contact: 847.579.3131
Discount: EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT Register by 2/28/22 and save up to $150!


A note about camp programs and Covid-19: We’ve spoken to so many camps who are really doing their best to move with the ever-changing CDC guidelines and have your child’s safety and health in mind. Please contact the camp of interest to ask your specific questions relating to activities, swimming changes, bus conditions, etc. Thank you and have a safe and fun summer! *Chicago North Shore Moms researches all camps in our guide. However, please note that these camps are paid partnerships* The Local Moms Network and subsidiary Chicago North Shore Moms does not endorse any one camp and assumes no liability. When making your camp decision, please be sure to perform your due diligence.

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