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ANIMAL CAMPS

All Abilities Animal Friends Camp

Every other Friday, June 11-Aug. 6

Tuthill Family Pet Rescue and Resource Center

21 Salt Creek Lane, Hinsdale

https://www.hinsdalehumanesociety.org

(630) 323-5630

This Hinsdale Humane Society camp is designed for children ages 6 to 12, especially those with developmental and cognitive disabilities. Due to COVID-19 limitations, spots are reserved first for children with such disabilities. Any remaining spots can be filled by children without disabilities. Campers will be provided with an array of activities that will encourage them to get active, express their creativity and share their emotions. Register for all five sessions or pick and choose. Please send an email to [email protected] with questions about the camp, including cost, or to register. Masks are required if campers are indoors due to inclement weather. Time: 10 a.m. to noon.

CODING CAMPS

Minecraft Builder

June 14-18

Code injas

842 E. Ogden Ave., Westmont

(630) 789-7090

https://www.villageofhinsdale.org/pr

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

Roblox Game Builder

June 28-July 2

Code Ninjas

842 E. Ogden Ave., Westmont

(630) 789-7090

https://www.villageofhinsdale.org/pr

This class is a fully guided experience for kids ages 7 to 14 to learn how to build their own Roblox game. Open to all levels of experience, kids will plan, design and build their own Roblox 3D world and invite friends to play in it. Another session is set for 9 a.m. to noon July 26-30. Time: 12:30 to 3:30. Cost: $299. RR

Roblox Game Builder Advanced

July 5-9

Code Ninjas

842 E. Ogden Ave., Westmont

(630) 789-7090

https://www.villageofhinsdale.org/pr

Kids ages 9-14 who are familiar with Roblox will take their skills to the next level with a scripting language called LUA. They will learn the fundamentals of scripting (coding) and dig into the game-making side of Roblox to move from being a player to being a developer. A second session will take place from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Aug. 16-30. Time: 9 a.m. to noon. Cost: $299. RR

SPORTS CAMPS

Badminton & Pickleball

June 28-July 2

Robbins Park

Seventh and Vine streets, Hinsdale

(630) 789-7090

https://www.villageofhinsdale.org/pr

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/pr

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/pr

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

Cheerleading Camp

June 21-25

Robbins Park

Seventh and Vine streets, Hinsdale

(630) 789-7090

https://www.villageofhinsdale.org/pr

Learn how to show spirit for the home team in this exciting camp for kids ages 7 to 12 who are new to cheerleading or preparing for the next season. Instruction will be provided on crowd and sideline cheers as well as arm motions, tumbling and floor routines. Basic stunts and jumps will be incorporated throughout the week. Time: 9 a.m. to noon. Cost: $115. RR

Soccer Made in America Training Camp

July 5-9

Robbins Park

Seventh and Vine streets, Hinsdale

(630) 789-7090

https://www.villageofhinsdale.org/pr

The Aleks Mihailovic Soccer Made in America soccer training camp emphasizes psychological dimensions such as motivation, confidence, leadership and game smarts. Open to players ages 4 through 14, world-class professional clinicians will provide beginner, traveling and advanced levels. Extend the session to 3 p.m. for an addition $100. A second camp will be offered July 26-30. Time: 9 a.m. to noon. Cost: $159. RR

Lacrosse Camp

July 12-16

KLM Park

5901 S. County Line Road, Hinsdale

(630) 789-7090

https://www.villageofhinsdale.org/pr

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

Summer Science Camp

June 7-Aug. 13

Morton Arboretum

4100 Route 53, Lisle

https://www.mortonarb.org/science-camps

(630) 719-2468

The Morton Arboretum is offering a variety of themed summer camps for preschoolers through those entering eighth grade, with students grouped by age. Morning supervised play from 8 to 9 a.m., supervised lunch from noon to 12:30 p.m. and afternoon supervised play from 3 to 3:30 p.m. is available at an additional cost. Time: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for full-day camps, 9 a.m. to noon or 12:30 to 3:30 for half-days camps. Cost: $410 full-day camps, $245 half-day 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/pr

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.

Vet Science Camp

June 28 to July 1
The Community House

415 W. Eighth St., Hinsdale

https://www.thecommunityhouse.org

(630) 323-7500

In this Whole Child Learning camp, kids ages 5 to 11 will give pet exams, learn about caring for pets and have live encounters. Masks must be worn. Additional sessions will be offered July 12-16 (1 to 4 p.m.) and Aug. 9-13. Time: 9 a.m. to noon. Cost: $260, with early bird and member discounts.

Spa Science Camp

June 28-July 1

The Community House

415 W. Eighth St., Hinsdale

https://www.thecommunityhouse.org

(630) 323-7500

Kids ages 5 to 11 will make lip gloss, bath bombs and more while learning the basics of facials, make-up and nutrition in this Whole Child Learning camp. Masks must be worn. Time: 1 to 4 p.m.. Cost: $260, with early bird and member discounts.

Super Slime and Gooey Chemistry Camp

July 6-9

The Community House

415 W. Eighth St., Hinsdale

https://www.thecommunityhouse.org

(630) 323-7500

Become a mad scientist and brew up crazy concoctions — maybe even an explosion or two — in this Whole Child Learning camp for ages 5-11. An additional five-day session will take place Aug. 16-20 ($325). Time: 9 a.m. to noon. Cost: $260, with early bird and member discounts.

Key

RR - registration required

MD - member discount

 
 

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