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ART CAMPS

n Relief Printing Camp

July 12-15

The Community House

415 W. Eighth St., Hinsdale

https://www.thecommunityhouse.org

(630) 323-7500

Master artist David Marcet will teach campers ages 7 to 16 to plan, carve and run their own series of original block prints. This ancient technique creates handmade art that can be duplicated and shared for years to come. Time: 1 to 4 p.m. Cost: $213. RR, MD

n Miniature Worlds Camps

July 19-23

Burr Ridge Park District Community Center

15W400 Harvester Drive

(630) 789-7090

https://www.villageofhinsdale.org/pr

Kids ages 6 and older will design ideas on paper and work with an artist to build, sculpt and paint an alien planet. Time: 1 to 4:30 p.m. Cost: $165. RR

BAKING & COOKING CAMPS

n Culinary Science Camp

July 12-16

The Community House

415 W. Eighth St., Hinsdale

https://www.thecommunityhouse.org

(630) 323-7500

Kids ages 5 to 11 will learn the basics of cooking and have a blast in this Whole Child Learning camp. They will make breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks; design an apron; and compete in a Chopped Challenge. Masks must be worn. Additional sessions will be offered Aug. 9-13 (1 to 4 p.m.). Time: 9 a.m. to noon. Cost: $365. RR, MD

n STEAM Cooking Camp

July 29-23

Westmont Community Center

75 E. Richmond St.

https://www.villageofhinsdale.org/pr

(630) 789-7090

Campers in kindergarten through fifth grade will explore the many connections between cooking and science, technology, engineering, art and math while creating delectable dishes. Time: 9 a.m. to noon. Cost: $355. RR

CODING CAMPS

n Roblox Game Builder

July 26-30

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. Time: 9 a.m. to noon. Cost: $299. RR

n Minecraft Builder

Aug. 9-13

Code Ninjas

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. Time: 9 a.m. to noon. Cost: $299. RR

MUSICAL THEATER CAMPS

n BAM Broadway Workshop Series

July 12-17 or 26-31

https://ticketpeak.co/bam/classes

This is the perfect summer camp for any kid who has a theatrical side. Each camp session offers a unique show and is skillfully designed for a specific age group. Students will learn the foundational practices for musical theater — singing, acting and dance. Each session culminates with a final performance so each student gets to shine. Rehearsals and performances will take place at a location in the Hinsdale or Clarendon Hills area. Openings remain for “SpongeBob Musical” (July 12-17 for ages 7 to 13) and “Jedi Masters” (July 26-31 for ages 8 to 15). Cost: $255 plus fees. RR

n SDFA Music Theater Camp

Aug. 2-6

The Community House

415 W. Eighth St., Hinsdale

https://www.thecommunityhouse.org

(630) 323-7500

Campers in sixth through 12th grade will develop a show, complete with song, dance, solo work and ensemble performance in this Stage Door Fine Arts camp. The week will focus on famous shows, actors, and composers, with a final performance featuring numbers from Broadway favorites. A camp for kids in first through fifth grade will be offered from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 9-13. Time: 1 to 4 p.m. Cost: $230. RR, MD

OUTDOOR CAMPS

n Zombie Camp After Dark

July 12-15

Burr Ridge Park District Community Center

15W400 Harvester Drive

(630) 789-7090

https://www.villageofhinsdale.org/pr

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. RR

n Junior Ranger Camp

July 12-16

Mayslake Peabody Estate

1717 31st St., Oak Brook

(630) 933-7248

https://www.dupageforest.org

Campers age 7 to 9 will learn about conservation and stewardship through nature play, crafts and outdoor games. Time: 1 to 4 p.m. Cost: $175. RR

n Green Thumb Mini Camp

July 14-16

Lake View Nature Center
17W063 Hodges Road, Oakbrook Terrace

(630) 789-7090

https://www.villageofhinsdale.org/pr

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

SPECIAL INTEREST CAMPS

n Body Trek Virtual Camp

July 12-16

https://www.candorhealthed.org

[email protected]

Candor Health Education, formerly known as Robert Crown, has modified its popular one-week journey of exploration for students entering grades five to eight into an online camp featuring interactive games, dissections, special guest visits, activities and experiments to be completed after camp each day. The camp is designed for students interested in a career in the nursing, medical or science fields or those looking for a one-of-a-kind camp experience. An additional session will be offered July 12-16. For more information, send an email to Lance Williams at the address listed above. Time: Noon to 2 p.m. Cost: $150, $200 including dissection kit. RR

SPORTS CAMPS

n 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

n Multi Sport Camp

July 26-30

Robbins Park

Seventh and Vine streets, Hinsdale

(630) 789-7090

https://www.villageofhinsdale.org/pr

Participants ages 5-8 will learn the fundamentals of basketball, soccer and baseball/T-ball in organized games that emphasize sportsmanship, sharing and teamwork. Time: 9 a.m. to noon. Cost: $115. RR

n Baseball/Softball Camp

Aug. 2-6

Veeck Park

701 Chicago Ave., Hinsdale

(630) 789-7090

https://www.villageofhinsdale.org/pr

This camp for kids ages 7-12 will include instruction in skill development, fundamentals and games. Drills for defense, hitting, base running and throwing will be taught. Outfield, infield, pitching and catching segments will be included. Please bring a labeled mitt, bat, face covering and water bottle. Time: 9 a.m. to noon. Cost: $115. RR

S.T.E.M. CAMPS

n Vet Science Camp

July 12-16

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. An additional session will be held Aug. 9-13 (9 a.m. to noon). Time: 1 to 4 p.m. Cost: $260. RR, MD

n LEGO Engineering Camp

July 19-22

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. An additional session is set for Aug. 16-20. Time: 9 a.m. to noon. Cost: $325. RR, MD

n Harry Potter Science Camp

Aug. 2-6

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. Time: 1 to 4 p.m. Cost: $325. RR, MD

Key

RR - registration required

MD - member discount

 
 

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