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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 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

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

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 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

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

n AMI Summer Music Camp

July 18-22

AMI Clarendon Hills Campus

60 55th St.

(630) 850-8505

https://www.amimusic.org

Students are invited to participate in Beginner Music Camp (ages 5-12), Little Mozart Camp (5-12) or Young Artist Camp (13-18). Aftercare is available until 5:30 p.m. for an extra fee. Time: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for beginners. Tuition: $450.

MUSICAL THEATER CAMPS

n BAMtheatre Summer Camps

July 11-Aug. 19

https://www.bamtheatre.com

Sing up for three-hour camps focused on “Encanto” and other Magical Movies (July 11-16 for ages 3-8), “Frozen” (July 18-23 for ages 4 to 12) or “Newsies” (Aug. 8-19 for ages 7 to 16). All camps take place in Hinsdale or Clarendon Hills and culminate with a production or showcase. Times: vary per camp and per session. Tuition: $270, $465 for “Newsies.”

n CTWS HSR Summer Stock

July 11-29

Theatre of Western Springs

4384 Hampton Ave.

(708) 246-4043

https://www.theatreofwesternsprings.com

Kids entering eighth grade this fall through those who have completed high school will enjoy performing in “The Music Man.” Performances will take place July 29-31. Times: 2 to 6 p.m. Cost: $500. RR

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

July 11-14

The Community House

415 W. Eighth St., Hinsdale

https://www.thecommunityhouse.org

(630) 323-7500

Rising seventh- through ninth-graders will travel by van to and 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. Time: 9 a.m. to noon. Cost: $150. RR, MD

n Spanish Camp

July 11-15

The Community House

415 W. Eighth St., Hinsdale

https://www.thecommunityhouse.org

(630) 323-7500

Campers ages 4-5 and 6-12 will be fully immersed in Spanish, learning the language the way native learners do by singing songs and enjoying stories, movement, art, music and more. Time: 9 a.m. to noon. An additional session is Aug. 8-12. Cost: $402, with discounts for siblings. RR, MD

n Little Doctor School Camp

July 18-22

The Community House

415 W. Eighth St., Hinsdale

https://www.thecommunityhouse.org

(630) 323-7500

Campers will role-play the key responsibilities of a doctor and learn about vital organs in the human body. Future doctors ages 6 to 12 will learn how to use a stethoscope, blood pressure cuff and reflex hammer and more. Time: 9 a.m. to noon. Cost: $340. RR, MD

SPORTS CAMPS

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 Lacrosse Camp

July 11-15

KLM Park

5901 S. County Line Road, Hinsdale

https://www.villageofhinsdale.org/pr

(630) 789-7090

Players age 7-12 will learn various lacrosse techniques such as cradling, scooping, passing, catching, shotting and goalie skills. Participants will enjoy drills and games in a fast-paced and safe environment. Lacrosse sticks will be provided. Time: 9 a.m. to noon. Cost: $125. 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

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

n Jr. STEM Discoveries

Aug. 1-5

Code Ninjas

842 E. Ogden Ave., Westmont

(630) 789-7090

https://www.villageofhinsdale.org

Campers will discover the world of STEM by designing and building hands-on projects. Kids ages 5-7 will learn about electricity, building and more and will get to take their projects home. Time: 9 a.m. to noon. Cost: $299. R

Key

RR - registration required

MD - member discount

 
 

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