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CODING CAMPS

Minecraft Builder

June 14-18

Code Ninjas

842 E. Ogden Ave., Westmont

(630) 789-7090

https://www.villageofhinsdale.org

Kids ages 7 to 14 will learn digital modeling processes and storytelling as they build scenes in Minecraft and produce stories in their digital world. They also will be introduced to recording, editing and mixing audio and visual. Another session is set for Aug. 9-13. Time: 9 a.m. to noon. Cost: $299. RR

Robotics Book Camp

June 14-18

Code Ninjas

842 E. Ogden Ave., Westmont

(630) 789-7090

https://www.villageofhinsdale.org

Campers will explore the wonders of robotics using the Ninja Toolkit to its full potential. Each day kids ages 5 to 14 will work through more advanced projects, simultaneously learning engineering and programming. Time: 12:30 to 3:30. Cost: $299. RR

DAY CAMPS

Summer Day Camp

June 14-Aug. 20

The Community House

415 W. Eighth St., Hinsdale

https://www.thecommunityhouse.org

(630) 323-7500

Kids ages 6 to 13 (grouped by age) will create memories and safely enjoy time with their peers as they experience sports, drama and environmental awareness, with field trips, special guests and a different theme each week. Sign up for the whole summer, individual weeks or individual days. Before and after care (7 to 9 a.m. and 3 to 6 p.m.) are available at an additional cost. Time: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost: $300 a week,

$65 a day. RR, MD

OUTDOOR CAMPS

Survivor Mini Camp

June 28-30

Lake View Nature Center

17W063 Hodges Road, Oakbrook Terrace

(630) 789-7090

https://www.villageofhinsdale.org

Campers will learn fun skills like tent building, wayfinding, starting a campfire and being safe outdoors. The program is for kids ages 8-11 and will be outside rain or shine. A second session is set for July 21-23. Time: 9 a.m. to noon. Cost: $85. RR

nZombie Camp After Dark

July 12-15

Burr Ridge Park District Community Center

15W400 Harvester Drive

(630) 789-7090

https://www.villageofhinsdale.org

Kids ages 8-12 will meet at the center then head out to Harvester Park to learn to build a shelter, find their way through the wilderness and survive the “zombie disaster.” Time: 6 to 8:30 p.m. Cost: $130

Green Thumb Mini Camp

July 14-16

Lake View Nature Center

17W063 Hodges Road, Oakbrook Terrace

(630) 789-7090

https://www.villageofhinsdale.org

Children will learn about the growing cycles of plants and trees and their role in nature. Each day campers ages 7-9 will take home a project. Children should come in clothing that can get dirty. An additional session takes place Aug. 2-4. Time: 9 a.m. to noon. Cost: $85. RR

SPORTS CAMPS

Badminton & Pickleball

June 28-July 2

Robbins Park

Seventh and Vine streets, Hinsdale

(630) 789-7090

https://www.villageofhinsdale.org

Kids 7 to 12 will be introduced to stroke fundamentals such as serving, receiving, smashing, volleying and dropping. Fun and challenging drills and recreational matches will help young players develop the hand-eye coordination, motor skills and mental abilities needed for successful pickleball and badminton groups. Equipment is provided. Time: 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Cost: $115. RR

5 Star Soccer Camp

June 14-18

The Community House

415 W. Eighth St., Hinsdale

https://www.thecommunityhouse.org

(630) 323-7500

Instructor Mike Wiggins’ 5 Star Soccer Camps offer a fresh, enthusiastic approach to teaching youth soccer to players ages 5 to 14. Staff will use the most current curriculum to help build on fundamental techniques while creating an atmosphere that unlocks the game within each child. Time: 1 to 4 p.m. Cost: $145. RR, MD

Volleyball Camp

June 14-18

Burns Field

320 N. Vine St., Hinsdale

(630) 789-7090

https://www.villageofhinsdale.org

Players ages 7-12 of all skill levels will work on passing, serving, defense, setting, blocking and hitting along with technique, set location, play sets, footwork and overall knowledge of the game. Time: 9 a.m. to noon. Cost: $115. RR

RISE Field Hockey Summer Camp

June 14-24

Robbins Park hockey field

Seventh and Vine streets, Hinsdale

(630) 789-7090

https://www.villageofhinsdale.org

Coaches will teach campers how to handle the stick, dribble the ball, shoot on goal and pass and receive. Creative and age/skill appropriate training will be provided to kindergartners through eighth-graders who are new to the game or looking to hone their skills. Time: 9 to 10:30 a.m. for K-fourth grade, 10:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. for fifth through eighth grade. Cost: $295. RR

Lacrosse Camp

July 12-16

KLM Park

5901 S. County Line Road, Hinsdale

(630) 789-7090

https://www.villageofhinsdale.org

Players ages 7-12 will learn various lacrosse techniques such as cradling, scooping, passing, catching, shooting and goalie skills during drills and games in a fast-paced and safe environment. Offensive and defensive technique and positioning also will be taught. Time: 9 a.m. to noon. Cost: $115. RR

S.T.E.M. CAMPS

Harry Potter Science Camp

June 14-18

The Community House

415 W. Eighth St., Hinsdale

https://www.thecommunityhouse.org

(630) 323-7500

Kids ages 5 to 11 are invited to join the wizarding class at Hogwarts and learn how to cast spells and mix potions that actually work in this Whole Child Learning camp. Masks must be worn. An additional session will be offered from 1 to 4 p.m. Aug. 2-6. Time: 9 a.m. to noon. Cost: $325, with early bird and member discounts.

Pokémon Master Engineering

June 21-25

Burr Ridge Park District Community Center

15W400 Harvester Drive

(630) 789-7090

https://www.villageofhinsdale.org

Campers ages 7 to 12 will start their training in Pallet Town and expand their Pokédex as they collect their favorite Pokémon with LEGO materials. Design and build as never before and explore crazy ideas while learning about STEM concepts. Time: 1 to 4 p.m. Cost: $156. RR

Minecraft Camp

June 21-25

The Community House

415 W. Eighth St., Hinsdale

https://www.thecommunityhouse.org

(630) 323-7500

This Whole Child Learning camp for ages 5 to 11 will give kids — from beginners to advanced players — the chance to play games with their friends and make crafts. Masks must be worn. Additional sessions will be offered from 1 to 4 p.m. July 26-30 and Aug. 16-20. Time: 9 a.m. to noon. Cost: $325, with early bird and member discounts.

LEGO Engineering Camp

June 21-25

The Community House

415 W. Eighth St., Hinsdale

https://www.thecommunityhouse.org

(630) 323-7500

Kids ages 5 to 10 will design moving assemblies, build bridges and robots, and explore programming with WeDo Robotics in this Whole Child Learning camp. Masks must be worn. Additional sessions are July 19-22 and Aug. 16-20 (9 a.m. to noon). Time: 1 to 4 p.m. Cost: $325, with early bird and member discounts.

Key

RR - registration required

MD - member discount

 
 

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