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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 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

n Puppetry Camp

Aug. 10-12

The Community House

415 W. Eighth St., Hinsdale

https://www.thecommunityhouse.org

(630) 323-7500

Love The Muppets? Curious about how marionettes work? Or how to take an everyday object and give it life? Campers ages 8 to 16 will make and operate simple to complex puppets and perform a show. Time: 1 to 4 p.m. Cost: $177. RR, MD

BAKING & COOKING CAMPS

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

n Culinary Science Camp

Aug. 9-13

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. Time: 1 to 4 p.m. Cost: $365. RR, MD

n Baking Camp

Aug. 16-20

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 teach participants the basics of baking as they measure, mix and knead their way to tasty treats. Kids will sample their creations and take some home, too. Masks must be worn. Time: 1 to 4 p.m. Cost: $365. RR

CAMPS FOR YOUNG KIDS

n Zion Early Childhood Summer Camp

Through Aug. 2

204 S. Grant St., Hinsdale

https://www.zionhinsdale.org

(630) 323-0384

Zion Early Childhood Education center is offering eight one-week sessions of summer camp for 2 1/2- to 6-year-olds. Campers participate in theme-based activities that are appropriate for the child’s age group, including games, music, outdoor exploration, creative art, language arts, Jesus time, snack and free-choice time. Sign up for two days a week, full weeks or all eight weeks. The camp day can be extended to 2 p.m. with “Munch a Lunch and a Bunch of Fun.” Jump Into Summer programs are offered from June 1-11; see website for details. Time: 9 a.m. to noon. Cost: $37 a day for morning session, $29 more to extend day (including lunch). RR

n Guppies Kiddie Camp

Through Aug. 20

The Community House

415 W. Eighth St., Hinsdale

https://www.thecommunityhouse.org

(630) 323-7500

This day camp for kids ages 3-6 will offer fun, creative learning experiences including sports, drama and environmental awareness, with field trips and a different theme each week. All participants must be toilet trained. Sign up for the whole summer, individual weeks or individual days. Time: 9 a.m. to noon. Cost: $200 a week, $45 a day. RR, MD

CODING CAMPS

n Become a YouTuber

July 26-30

Code Ninjas

842 E. Ogden Ave., Westmont

(630) 789-7090

https://www.villageofhinsdale.org/pr

Kids ages 8 to 14 will advance their coding skills and learn vlogger skills, creating Scratch, MakeCode or Roblox games and accompanying video tutorial to be uploaded to their own personalized YouTube channel. Time: 12:30 to 3:30. Cost: $299. RR

DAY CAMPS

n Summer Day Camp

Through 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

MUSICAL THEATER CAMPS

n BAM Broadway Workshop Series

July 19-Aug. 14

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 “101 Dalmations” (July 19-24 for ages 3-10), “Jedi Masters” (July 26-31 for ages 8 to 15) and “Legally Blonde” (Aug. 9-14 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 Green Thumb Mini Camp

Aug. 2-4

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. Time: 9 a.m. to noon. Cost: $85. RR

SPORTS CAMPS

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

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

n Elite Basketball Camp

Aug. 2-6

Burns Field

320 N. Vine St., Hinsdale

(630) 789-7090

https://www.villageofhinsdale.org/pr

This camp focuses on individual skill sets in offense and defense, understanding offensive and defensive play within a team concept, and learning proper conditioning for speed, strength and jumping ability. Players ages 8 to 14 will get skill instruction in ball handling, shooting, passing, footwork, off-ball movement, rebounding, transition offense/defense and team defense to help them become more valuable to their team next season. Drill repetitions and playing time in games enhance the skills learned to create a complete player. Please bring a labeled water bottle and face covering. Time: 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Cost: $115. RR

S.T.E.M. CAMPS

n Summer Science Camp

Through 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, supervised lunch and afternoon supervised play 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. RR

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

n Vet Science Camp

Aug. 9-13

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. Time: 9 a.m. to noon. Cost: $260. RR, MD

n Super Slime and Gooey Chemistry Camp

Aug. 16-20

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. Time: 9 a.m. to noon. Cost: $325. RR, MD

n Minecraft Camp

Aug. 16-20

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

Key

RR - registration required

MD - member discount

 
 

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