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Day camp

Zion Early Childhood Summer Camp

Through July 31

https://www.zionhinsdale.org

This hand-on interactive online camp for ages 2 1/2 to 6 offers a fun and relaxed learning platform that encourages creativity and curiosity with themed lessons. Each camper will receive a camp kit with materials that coordinate with the online videos and Flipgrids. When the early childhood center can safely re-open, the camp will transition to the classroom. Cost: $72 per two-week session

The Community House Summer Camp

July 6-Aug. 21

The Community House

415 W. Eighth St., Hinsdale

(630) 323-7500

https://www.thecommunityhouse.org

This year’s day camp program for ages 5-14 will have a 40-camper maximum. Children will be broken by age (and siblings) into groups of 10, each of which will stay together for the entire day. Outdoor activities will be prioritized; field trips and water activities are not permitted according to current guidelines. Campers will wear face coverings, remain at least six feet apart and will not share objects. Registration will be on a weekly basis; daily registration and drop-in campers will not be permitted. Program dates and details are subject to change based on guidance from public health officials. Time: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost: $300 a week

ART CAMP

Summer Art Camps

July 6-Aug. 14

The Community House

415 W. Eighth St., Hinsdale

(630) 323-7500

https://www.thecommunityhouse.org

Campers ages 6-11 will create various projects in every imaginable medium — painting, sculpture, fashion, graphics and more — with each week inspired by one of three colorful decades — the 1980s, 1990s or 2000s. Each day brings something new with something cool to bring home. Time: 9 a.m. to noon. Cost: $200. RR, MD

Animation Camp

July 13-16

The Community House

415 W. Eighth St., Hinsdale

(630) 323-7500

https://www.thecommunityhouse.org

Academy Award nominated animation producer Ed Newmann leads kids ages 8 to 16 through the history, technology and techniques of this amazing art form and teaches them how to create their own stories one frame at a time.

Time: 1 to 4 p.m. Cost: $213. RR, MD

great outdoors

Lil’ Buggers Mini Camp

July 9-10

Lake View Nature Center

17W063 Hodges Road, Oakbrook Terrace

(630) 789-7090

https://www.villageofhinsdale.org/pr

Children ages 4 to 7 will learn about the many legged friends that creep and crawl with live animal investigations, crafts and stories. Campers will spend time outside looking for creepy crawlies in the wild.

Time: 9 to 11 a.m. Cost: $39.

Nature Safari Mini Camp

July 7-8, 13-14 or 23-24

Lake View Nature Center

17W063 Hodges Road, Oakbrook Terrace

(630) 789-7090

https://www.villageofhinsdale.org/pr

Children ages 4 to 7 will learn about local creatures and explore the urban jungle through hands-on activities, stories, crafts and outdoor explorations. Time: 9 to 11 a.m. Cost: $39.

Showtime

Comedy Improv Camp-Young Actor’s Studio

July 6-9

The Community House

415 W. Eighth St., Hinsdale

(630) 323-7500

https://www.thecommunityhouse.org

Kids ages 9-17 will enjoy working with award-winning actress Mina Dillard-Gits, trained at Second City and the Groundlings in L.A. Time: 9 a.m. to noon. Cost: $213, $185 for The Community House keyholders

Little Wing Beatles Camp

July 6-10

School of Rock

116 S. Washington St., Hinsdale

https://www.villageofhinsdale.org/pr

(630) 789-7090

Students ages 3 to 5 will “come together” as a band, singing, playing hand instruments and using their imagination as they learn the music of the Fab 4. Campers also will be introduced to each of the main rock band instruments so they have an understanding of how they produce sound and what makes them unique. Time: 10 a.m. to noon. Cost: $199

Beginning Guitar Camp

July 6-10

School of Rock

116 S. Washington St., Hinsdale

https://www.villageofhinsdale.org/pr

(630) 789-7090

This School of Rock camp for ages 8 to 12 is a five-day rock and roll experience that will take complete beginners and get them up and playing real rock songs in one short week. Time: 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Cost: $199.

Broadway Workshop Summer Camp

July 6-11

https://www.bamtheatre.com

This camp for ages 7-13, the third in BAMtheatre’s virtual camp series focusing on screen acting, will study and perform “Newsies.” The final performance will be a movie-musical for all friends and family to enjoy. Time: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. or 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Cost: $185. RR

CT Experience: Live!

Through July 10

Children’s Theatre of Western Springs

4384 Hampton Ave.

https://www.theatrewesternsprings.com

[email protected]

This fun, safe, in-person experience for kids meets the Phase 3 state guidelines and limits classes to 10 students, with exclusive spaces and one teacher per class. Different topics such as Dancing with Disney, Creative Dramatics, Up with Puppets and Shakespeare by the Sword are offered at the sessions, most of which run for four days. Times vary per class. See the website listed above for a full schedule. Cost: $125 a week for rising kindergartners to fifth graders, $175 a week for rising fifth-graders to completed seniors.

Intro to Rock Camp

July 13-17

School of Rock

116 S. Washington St., Hinsdale

https://www.villageofhinsdale.org/pr

(630) 789-7090

In this camp, 6- and 7-year-old beginners will learn about different rock instruments and be introduced to music theory and appreciation. Ear training, song structure, rhythm patterns and group playing are all part of the camp. Students will have hands-on learning with guitar, bass, drums and keyboards scaled to smaller hands and vocal instruction designed specifically for this age group. Time: 10 a.m. to noon. Cost: $199.

Sports CAMPS

Soccer Camp

June 29-July 3

Robbins Park

Seventh and Vine streets, Hinsdale

(630) 789-7090

https://www.villageofhinsdale.org/pr

Kids ages 7-12 will gain the technical skills and sport knowledge required for their next step into soccer. Ares of focus are dribbling, passing, shooting and ball control along with life skills such as teamwork and sportsmanship. Participants should bring appropriate athletic clothing, a snack and a water bottle. Campers will wear face coverings, remain at least six feet apart and will not share objects. Time: 9 a.m. to noon. Cost: $109

Track & Field Camp

July 6-10

Robbins Park

Seventh and Vine streets, Hinsdale

(630) 789-7090

https://www.villageofhinsdale.org/pr

Kids age 6-12 will learn the fundamentals of body positioning, stride, proper stretching and cool-down techniques are taught. Track and field events include javelin, discus, shot put, hurdles, long jump, triple jump and various running and relay events (activities may vary by area). Participants should bring appropriate athletic clothing, a snack, and a water bottle. Time: 9 a.m. to noon. Cost: $109

Soccer Made in America Training Camps

July 6-10 or 27-31

Robbins Park

Seventh and Vine streets, Hinsdale

(630) 789-7090

https://www.villageofhinsdale.org/pr

The Aleks Mihailovic Soccer Made In America soccer training camps emphasize psychological dimensions such as motivation, confidence, leadership and game smarts. World-class professional clinicians instruct players ages 4 to 14 at beginning, traveling and advanced levels. All participants receive a camp T-shirt and a Certificate of Achievement on Awards Day. Note: Participants must bring their own soccer ball, shin guards and water bottle to camp. A full-day camp is also offered (9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for $249, including lunch). Time: 9 a.m. to noon. Cost: $159, with discounts for additional family members.

Soccer Made in America First Touch Camp

July 6-10 or 27-31

Robbins Park

Seventh and Vine streets, Hinsdale

(630) 789-7090

https://www.villageofhinsdale.org/pr

This Aleks Mihailovic Soccer Made In America soccer training camp focuses on beginning players ages 3-5, teaching them to handle the ball properly and fluently at their individual speed while introducing pure form. Each player must bring a size 3 soccer ball, shin guards and comfortable shoes. Time: 10 to 11 a.m. Cost: $79.

STEm camp

Body Trek Summer Camp

July 13-17

https://www.robertcrown.org

This popular one-week journey of exploration for students entering grades five to eight has been modified into an online camp featuring interactive games, dissections, special guest visits, and activities and experiments. For more information email Lance Williams at [email protected] Time: 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Cost: $150. RR

Key

RR - registration required

MD - member discount

 
 

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