Early Childhood Summer Camps

Camp Exploration – NEW THEMES!

Let’s Have Fun Outdoors!
Ages 3-5 years

Location: Arrowhead Community Center
Res/Nonres: $77/$100
Min/Max: 10/20

Mad Scientist

What happens when you mix colored water and oil? What happens when you put Mentos mints in a bottle of Diet Coke? What happens when you mix water and corn starch? Come be a scientist and find out! We will find out the answers to all of these questions and more.

Date Day Time
June 12-21 TU/W/TH 9-11:30 AM

Come join us as we celebrate anything and everything Americana and the red, white and blue. We will make pop rock goop, paint fireworks, make a patriotic wind catcher and much more!

Date Day Time
June 26-July 6 TU/W/TH 9-11:30 AM

*No class July 4

Pirates and Princesses

We ARRRRR looking forward to a great time being pirates and princesses. We will make a princess or pirate hat, find buried treasure, make a treasure chest and more.

Date Day Time
July 10-19 TU/W/TH 9-11:30 AM
Under The Sea

Want to experience the sea right here in Channahon? We have the place! Join us in making fish and water crafts and make your own sand. We will do that and much more.

Date Day Time
July 24-Aug 2 TU/W/TH 9-11:30 AM

Strider Learn to Ride a Bike Camp

Ages 3-5 years (30-38” tall)
The goal of the STRIDER Camp is to provide a solid foundation of balance and the ability to stride. Riding a bike is a major milestone and Strider camp will provide the tools to teach your child to ride on two wheels. STRIDER™ No-Pedal Balance Bikes were developed specifically to help toddlers and young children of all abilities to learn balance and coordination BEFORE pedaling. The simple, no-pedal design allows even the youngest children to learn to ride a bike, avoiding tricycle tip-overs and training wheel wobbles, and instilling considerable confidence and stellar bike handling skills sure to last a lifetime. STRIDER™ No-Pedal Balance Bikes encourage the development of spatial awareness, balance and basic motor skills so that all children can reach their maximum riding potential faster, better and safer. You will be able to take your bike home to continue to practice the skills learned. There will be a $120 bike deposit secured on first day of class. At the end of the class you can keep the bike and forfeit your deposit or return the bike and we will return your $120.

Location: Heritage Crossing Field House
Res/Nonres: $41/$53, plus $120 bike deposit fee
Max: 5

Date Day Time
July 16-20 M-F 9-10 AM

Lil’ Chefs Summer Camps – NEW RECIPES!

Ages 4-6 years
This exciting cooking camp provides a hands-on, fun atmosphere for children 4-6 years old. Each week we will focus on a new topic and cooking skills using age appropriate recipes. Lil’ Chefs will…Enhance your child’s fine motor skills, Improve social skills, Heighten creativity, Increase problem-solving skills and Build self-esteem. Instructed by Chef Tamara Womack.

Location: Arrowhead Community Center
Res/Nonres: $58/$75
Min/Max: 4/8
Day: Monday-Thursday
Time: 12:30-2 PM

Date Theme
June 25-28 Unicorns, Mermaids, & Dragons
July 9-12 All American Summer Favorites
Aug 6-9 Breakfast for Dinner
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