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ART CAMPS

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 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

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

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

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

MUSIC CAMPS

n Best of the ’90s Performance Camp

Aug. 2-6

School of Rock

116 S. Washington St.

https://www.villageofhinsdale.org

(630) 789-7090

Come celebrate bands like Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Green Day, Weezer and many more, learning and practicing songs from the ’90s, culminating in a live performance. The camp is for students ages 8 to 18 who have had some previous instruction. Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost: $399. RR

MUSICAL THEATER CAMPS

n BAM Broadway Workshop Series

July 26-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 “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

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. 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 Five Star Soccer Camp

Aug. 2-6

Robbins Park

Seventh and Vine streets, Hinsdale

(630) 789-7090

https://www.villageofhinsdale.org/pr

The 5 Star Soccer Camps are proud to offer a fresh, enthusiastic approach to teaching youth soccer, using a curriculum that presents the most current and advanced information on the development of the youth soccer player. Quality staff work hard to build on fundamental technique, while creating an atmosphere that unlocks the game within each child. Time: 1 to 4 p.m. Cost: $125. 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 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. Time: 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Cost: $115. RR

n Pre-season Flag Football Camp

Aug. 9-13

Robbins Park

Seventh and Vine streets, Hinsdale

(630) 789-7090

https://www.villageofhinsdale.org/pr

Kids ages 9-12 can prepare for the upcoming flag football season with SportsKids’ one-week training camp. Get ahead of the game by learning the league rules, fundamentals and game play through drills and scrimmages. Players will learn skills on both sides of the ball, including passing, catching, defensive positioning and de-flagging. Time: 9 a.m. to noon or 2:45 to 4:45 p.m. Cost: $115. RR

S.T.E.M. CAMPS

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 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

Key

RR - registration required

MD - member discount

 
 

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