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ANIMAL CAMPS

n All Abilities Animal Friends Camp

Fridays, July 9, 23, 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. RR

ART CAMPS

n Summer Arts Camp

Through Aug. 13

The Community House

415 W. Eighth St., Hinsdale

https://www.thecommunityhouse.org

(630) 323-7500

Explore the art and culture of three distinctly beautiful American cities right here in our Art Studio. Drop in on Andy Warhol’s Factory in New York City, behold the beautiful landscapes of Georgia O’Keefe’s Ghost Ranch in Santa Fe and meet up on the corner of Haight & Ashbury in San Francisco. Take each theme week in any configuration over the summer. The camp is for ages 5 to 12. Time: 9 a.m. to noon. Cost: $200. RR, MD

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

n Animation Camp

July 26-29

The Community House

415 W. Eighth St., Hinsdale

https://www.thecommunityhouse.org

(630) 323-7500

Kids ages 7 to 16 will explore the history, technology and techniques of this magical, illusory art form and make their own stories one frame at a time. Time: 1 to 4 p.m. Cost: $213. RR, MD

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

n Roblox Game Builder Advanced

Aug. 16-20

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. Time: 12:30 to 3:30. Cost: $299. 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 Soccer Made in America Training Camp

July 26-30

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. All participants receive a camp T-shirt and a certificate of achievement. Extend the session to 3 p.m. for an additional $100. Time: 9 a.m. to noon. Cost: $159. RR

n Hinsdale Pool Olympics Camp

July 26-30

Hinsdale Community Swimming Pool

500 W. Hinsdale Ave.

(630) 789-7090

https://www.villageofhinsdale.org/pr

This camp for ages 8-14 is a one-stop shop to try all the Summer Olympics aquatic sports, including swimming, diving and water polo. Learn the basics or improve on existing skills. Water games and a special closing ceremony are part of the fun. Bring goggles to camp. Time: 9:45 to 11:15 a.m. Cost: $75. 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

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

Key

RR - registration required

MD - member discount

 
 

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