There are many places available for kids to camp, these are ones worth mentioning this year in the Chicagoland area. There are many fun interests and places to go (whether going away for the week or for the day), with great types of interests to choose from. Some of the activities ranging far and wide include: handmaking crafts, music lovers, theatre buffs, field trips, kids themes, educational training, sports, outdoor enthusiasts, science activities, and more.
The White Pine Ranch located in Oregon, IL has camps from June 29th to August 15th, 2014. The camp is centered for ages 8 to 15 year olds, with a dude ranch style including activities such at: arts/ crafts, campfire/ songs, hayrides, horseback riding, capture flag, hiking, swimming, and more. For more information call 815-732-7924 or visit website http://www.whitepinesranch.com .
The Morgan Park Academy located in Chicago, IL has camps from June 9th to August 15th, 2014. The camp is centered for ages preschool to high school, with programs geared towards fostering imagination, enrichment, and educational experiences. Some of the special programs include: science investigation, music/ theatre, recreation/ sports, health/ fitness, and more. For more information call 773-881-6704 or visit website http://morganparkacademy.org
The Walther Lutheran Academy located in Forest Park, IL has camps from June 2nd to August 8th, 2014. The camp is centered for ages 3 to 10 year olds, with local activities including: field trips, garden planting, water activities, and more. For more information call 708-366-2764 or visit website http://www.walther.com/
The YMCA Camp Glacier Hollow is located in Stevents Point, WI has camps overnight and daily (for both kids and for the whole family) throughout the summer. The kids camp is centered for ages 7 to 17 year olds, in groups of co-ed, girls only, and youth with disabilities. There are adventure trips for older kids including: caving, backpacking, kayaking, and rock climbing. For more information call 715-342-2980 or visit website http://www.glacierhollow.com .
The Chicago Park District located in Chicago, IL has camps from July 1st to August 9th, 2014. The camp is centered for ages 6 to 12 year olds, with many unique activities throughout the summer. Some of the activities include: sports, cultural activities, field trips, arts/ crafts, and more. The beach programs for jr. lifeguards is a great activity to also consider for older youths (training starts at 8 years of age). For more information call 312-742-2001 or visit website http://www.chicagoparkdistrict.com .