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ART CAMPS

n Ev Fine Arts Sewing Camp

Aug. 1-5

The Community House

415 W. Eighth St., Hinsdale

https://www.thecommunityhouse.org

(630) 323-7500

Students ages 7-14 work on a different project each day and showcase their work in a fashion show at the end of the week. The atmosphere is fun and light-hearted, and all levels of experience are welcome. Sewing machines will be provided. An additional session is set for Aug. 8-12. Time: 9 a.m. to noon. Cost: $425. RR, MD

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. Time: 9 a.m. to noon. Cost: $225/week, $50 a day. RR, MD

BAKING CAMP

n Baking Camp

Aug. 8-12

The Community House

415 W. Eighth St., Hinsdale

https://www.thecommunityhouse.org

(630) 323-7500

This Whole Child Learning camp for ages 5 to 12 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. Time: 9 a.m. to noon. Cost: $380. RR, MD

CODING CAMPS

n Stop Motion Animation

Aug. 1-5

Code Ninjas

842 E. Ogden Ave., Westmont

(630) 789-7090

https://www.villageofhinsdale.org

Campers ages 8-14 will learn stop motion animation production through a variety of mediums, including Claymation, pipe cleaner creatures and more. Kids will capture images frame by frame and produce videos in a rapid prototyping style. Time: 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Cost: $299. RR

n Become a You Tuber

Aug. 8-12

Code Ninjas

842 E. Ogden Ave., Westmont

(630) 789-7090

https://www.villageofhinsdale.org

Kids ages 8-14 will advance their coding skills and learn vlogger skills, including designing unique channel art, profile pictures and video thumbnails. They also will be guided through how to record, edit and upload videos. Time: 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Cost: $299. RR

n Intro to Web Development

Aug. 15-19

Code Ninjas

842 E. Ogden Ave., Westmont

(630) 789-7090

https://www.villageofhinsdale.org

Kids ages 11-14 will learn about creative website development by building their own website and fan page. They will work on various project prompts and gain a fundamental understanding of HTML and CSS. Time: 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Cost: $299. 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

n BAMtheatre ‘Newsies’ Camp

Aug. 8-19

https://www.bamtheatre.com

Kids ages 7 to 16 can sign up for this two-week camp focused on “Newsies.” The camp will take place in Hinsdale or Clarendon Hills and culminate with a production. Times: vary per camp and per session. Time: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuition: $465. RR

SPORTS CAMPS

n 5 Star Soccer Camp

Aug. 1-5

Robbins Park

Seventh and Vine streets, Hinsdale

(630) 789-7090

https://www.villageofhinsdale.org/pr

This camp for ages 5-13 offers a fresh, enthusiastic approach to teaching youth soccer, using a curriculum that presents the most current and advanced information on the development of the young player. Time: 1 to 4 p.m. Cost: $125. RR

n Baseball/Softball Camp

Aug. 1-5

Veeck Park

701 Chicago Ave., Hinsdale

(630) 789-7090

https://www.villageofhinsdale.org/pr

This camp 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 all be included. Time: 9 a.m. to noon. Cost: $125. RR

n Elite Basketball Camp

Aug. 1-5

Burns Field

320 N. Vine St., Hinsdale

(630) 789-7090

https://www.villageofhinsdale.org/pr

This camp for ages 8-14 focuses on individual skill sets on offense and defense, understanding offensive and defensive play within a team concept and learning proper conditioning for speed, strength and jumping ability. Drill repetitions and game time enhance the skills learned to create a complete player. Time: 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Cost: $125. RR

S.T.E.M. CAMPS

n LEGO Engineering Camp

Aug. 15-19

The Community House

415 W. Eighth St., Hinsdale

https://www.thecommunityhouse.org

(630) 323-7500

Kids ages 5-12 will design moving assemblies, build bridges and robots, and explore programming with WeDo Robotics in this Whole Child Learning camp. Time: 1 to 4 p.m. $330. RR, MD

Key

RR - registration required

MD - member discount

 
 

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