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ART CAMPS

n Summer Arts Camps

Through Aug. 19

The Community House

415 W. Eighth St., Hinsdale

https://www.thecommunityhouse.org

(630) 323-7500

Step into a time machine in the Art Studio and explore the art and culture of yesterday and today while imagining what the world will become tomorrow. Three themed weeks (past/present/future) run three times each throughout the summer, featuring painting, sculpture and mixed media projects. The camp is for ages 5 to 13. Campers also can sign up for an individual day. There is no camp the week of July 4. Time: 9 a.m. to noon. Cost: $225/week, $50 a day. RR, MD

n Relief Printing Camp

July 11-14

The Community House

415 W. Eighth St., Hinsdale

https://www.thecommunityhouse.org

(630) 323-7500

Master artist David Marcet will teach participants 9 to 16 to plan, carve and run their own series of original block prints. Perfect for young artists and tinkerers alike. Time: 1 to 4 p.m. Cost: $235. RR, MD

n Outdoor Summer Art Camp

Through Aug. 20

Tianto Art

941 S. Monroe St., Hinsdale

(630) 363-884

https://www.tiantoart.com

Each week has a different focus, from mixed media art to art with fabric to sculpture. An art show and reception will be held in October at the Hinsdale Public Library. Groups will be limited to four to eight students. All materials are included. Time: 9 to 11 a.m. Mondays to Thursdays. Cost: $190 a week, $50 per day. RR

BAKING & COOKING CAMPS

n Culinary Science Camp

July 18-22

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. Time: 9 a.m. to noon. Cost: $380. RR, MD

n Global Taste Buds

July 18-22

Westmont Community Center

75 E. Richmond St.

(630) 789-7090

https://www.villageofhinsdale.org/pr

Kids ages 5-11 will cook their way around the world in this globally inspired Sticky Fingers Cooking Camp while exploring customs, songs, geography and languages associated with recipes from South America, Europe, Africa and Asia. Time: 9 a.m. to noon. Cost: $385 RR

CAMPS FOR YOUNG KIDS

n Guppies Kiddie Camp

Through Aug. 12

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 water days on Tuesdays and Thursday and special interest days every Thursday. All participants must be toilet trained. Sign up for the whole summer, individual weeks or individual days. Time: 9 a.m. to noon. Cost: $225 a week, $50 a day. RR, MD

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 or full weeks. The camp day can be extended to 2 p.m. with “Munch a Lunch and a Bunch of Fun.” Time: 9 a.m. to noon. Cost: $40 a day for morning session, $30 more to extend day (including lunch). RR

DAY CAMPS

n Summer Day Camp

Through Aug. 12

The Community House

415 W. Eighth St., Hinsdale

https://www.thecommunityhouse.org

(630) 323-7500

Kids ages 6 to 14 (grouped by age) will create memories and safely enjoy time with their peers as they experience sports, drama and environmental awareness, with a weekly field trip and swimming at the pool two days a week. Sign up for the whole summer, individual weeks or individual days. Half-day options also are available. 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: $325 a week, $70 a day, with discounts for siblings. RR, MD

MUSIC CAMPS

n Rock 101 Beginner Performance Camp

July 18-22

School of Rock

116 S. Washington St., Hinsdale

(630) 936-4742

https://villageofhinsdale.org/pr

Want to play in a band onstage? This camp is designed for ages 8-12 and no experience is necessary. Students will explore instruments through musical games and activities, with camp culminating in a concert at the end of the week for family and friends. Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost: $399. RR

MUSICAL THEATER CAMPS

n Stage Door Musical Theater Acting Camp

Aug. 1-5

The Community House

415 W. Eighth St., Hinsdale

https://www.thecommunityhouse.org

(630) 323-7500

In one week, campers in sixth through 12th grade will develop a show complete with song, dance, solo work and ensemble performance. The week will focus on famous shows, actors and composers with numbers from Broadway favorites. A camp for first- through fifth-graders is set for 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 8-12. Time: 1 to 4 p.m. Cost: $255. RR, MD

SPECIAL INTEREST CAMPS

n Volunteer Camp

June 27-30

The Community House

415 W. Eighth St., Hinsdale

https://www.thecommunityhouse.org

(630) 323-7500

Rising seventh- through ninth-graders will travel by van from The Community House to a different location each morning following an orientation to volunteering. Participants will receive a T-shirt and pizza lunch on Thursday. An additional session is set for July 11-14. Sign up for one or more. Time: 9 a.m. to noon. Cost: $150. RR, MD

SPORTS CAMPS

n Chicago Elite Volleyball Camp

July 5-7

The Community House

415 W. Eighth St., Hinsdale

https://www.thecommunityhouse.org

(630) 323-7500

This development program for ages 6 to 14 will introduce kids to the game and continue to improve their individual skill development in areas such as passing, setting, attacking, blocking, serving, defense and movement. Players will be divided according to age and skill level and challenged accordingly. Time: 5 to 7 p.m. Cost: $105. RR, MD

n Soccer Made in America Training Camps

July 5-8

Robbins Park

Seventh and Vine streets, Hinsdale

https://www.villageofhinsdale.org/pr

(630) 789-7090

The Aleks Mihailovic Soccer Made in America training camps emphasize psychological dimensions such as motivation, confidence, leadership and game smarts. The program offers beginning, traveling and advanced level training for kids ages 4 to 14. Another session is set for July 25-29. Camps for preschools ages 3-4 and advanced level players ages 9-17 are offered as well. See website listed above for details. Cost: $169 for half day, $269 for full day, with sibling discounts available. Time: 9 a.m. to noon or 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

n Rowing camp

July 11-15

9950 S. Madison St., Lemont

https://www.rowchicago.com

The Chicago Rowing Foundation will hold its Hinsdale/Burr Ridge summer camp on the Des Plaines River. Campers will participate in land activities (rowing machines, calisthenics, field games, etc.) and water instruction, weather permitting. Time: 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Cost: $250. RR

n Yoga/Cheer Camp

July 11-15

Prospect Park

315 Chicago Ave., Clarendon Hills

(630) 789-7090

https://www.villageofhinsdale.org/pr

Each day at camp, cheerleaders ages 6-12 will start off with yoga and then find their voice to learn the cheer and pom routines. Time: 9 to 11 a.m. Cost: $150. RR

n Chicago Union Ultimate Camp

July 18-22

Veeck Park

701 Chicago Ave., Hinsdale

(630) 789-7090

https://www.villageofhinsdale.org/pr

Ultimate is a noncontact sport played with a flying disc, where players pass the disc from one to another until someone catches it in the end zone for a goal. The camp is for ages 9-13. Time: 9 to 11:30 a.m. Cost: $130. RR

n International Dance Camp

July 18-22

Prospect Park

315 Chicago Ave., Clarendon Hills

(630) 789-7090

https://www.villageofhinsdale.org/pr

Discover the joy of learning a new dance each day, including folk, Latin, Indian and salsa. The camp is for ages 6-12. Time: 11 a.m. to noon. Cost: $75. RR

n Yoga/Hip Hop Camp

July 18-22

Prospect Park

315 Chicago Ave., Clarendon Hills

(630) 789-7090

https://www.villageofhinsdale.org/pr

Dancers ages 6-12 will start off with yoga to stretch out and work on their flexibility, then learn a dance routine focusing on technique and freestyle movements. Time: 9 to 11 a.m. Cost: $150. RR

S.T.E.M. CAMPS

n Star Wars Science

July 11-15

The Community House

415 W. Eighth St., Hinsdale

https://www.thecommunityhouse.org

(630) 323-7500

Lego, aeronautics and engineering will be explored as campers ages 5-12 learn the secrets of a Jedi and the science and chemistry of star wars in this Whole Child Learning Camp. Create moon sand, galactic slime and more. Time: 1 to 4 pm. Cost: $330. RR, MD

Key

RR - registration required

MD - member discount

 
 

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