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Day camp

The Community House Summer Camp

Through 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 to guard the safety of the children, staff and community. Outdoor activities will be prioritized. 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 details are subject to change. Time: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost: $300 a week. RR

ART CAMP

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

Summer Art Camps

Through 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

Showtime

Broadway Workshop Summer Camp

July 13-18 and Aug. 3-8

Burns Field

320 N. Vine St., Hinsdale

https://www.bamtheatre.com

Summer theater camps will be offered in person with special social distancing guidelines. “Songs from Frozen 2” is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 13-18 for ages 3 to 10. “Stranger Things: A BAM Original Musical” will be offered from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 3-8 for ages 9 to 15. “Descendants: The Musical” is slated for 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Aug. 3-8 for ages 7 to 13. Cost: $270. RR

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 for this age group. Time: 10 a.m. to noon. Cost: $199. RR

Music Production Camp

July 21-23

The Community House

415 W. Eighth St., Hinsdale

(630) 323-7500

https://www.thecommunityhouse.org

Obsessed with pop, rock or hip-hop music? Wonder what goes into making the catchiest songs you hear on the radio? Composer and musician Jon Kostal will work with kids age 8 and older, taking them through the production process layer by layer as they collaborate to record songs. Participants do not need to know how to play an instrument. Time: 1 to 4 p.m. Cost: $150. RR, MD

SPECIAL INTEREST CAMPS

EV Sewing Camp

July 20-24

The Community House

415 W. Eighth St., Hinsdale

(630) 323-7500

https://www.thecommunityhouse.org

This camp for kids ages 6 to 14 promotes self-confidence as participants work on a different project each day and enjoy a fashion show at the end of the week. Students who have their own sewing machines are encouraged to bring them to learn the threading process. Machines will be available for others. All level of experience are welcome. Time: 1 to 4 p.m. Cost: $375. RR, MD

CHESS Camp

July 27-31

The Community House

415 W. Eighth St., Hinsdale

(630) 323-7500

https://www.thecommunityhouse.org

Illinois Chess Teachers Inc. will work with kids ages 5 to 14 at all levels to either learn a new game or sharpen their skills. Camp includes a combination of lessons, play and activities, with all campers receiving trophies or medals, certificates, individual evaluations and photos. Time: 1 to 4 p.m. Cost: $239. RR, MD

Sports CAMPS

Soccer Made in America Training Camps

July 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 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. 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. RR

Mini Hawk Camp

July 27-31

Robbins Park

Seventh and Vine streets, Hinsdale

(630) 789-7090

https://www.villageofhinsdale.org/pr

Kids ages 4-7 will learn the essentials of soccer, baseball and basketball in a safe, structured environment with a lots of encouragement and a big focus on fun. Time: 9 a.m. to noon. Cost: $109. RR

Key

RR - registration required

MD - member discount

 
 

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