Youth Summer Camps

Musical Theater Summer Camp – NEW!

Grades K-8th
We will work on musical theater basics, singing, dancing and putting on a small musical called “on The Radio”! All participants will receive a t-shirt. Directed by Jackie Weiss.

Location: Arrowhead Community Center
Res/Nonres: $72/$93
Min/Max: 15/30

Date Day Time
July 9-13 M-F 9 AM-12 PM

Summer Cooking with Chef Tamara – NEW RECIPES!

Ages 7-12 years
Each day we will explore the trips, trick, recipes and techniques of summer cooking from picnics to barbeques basics. Instructed by Chef Tamara Womack.

Location: Arrowhead Community Center
Res/Nonres: $65/$84
Min/Max: 4/8
Day: Monday-Thursday
Time: 10 AM-12 PM

Oh, the Places You Can Eat!

From coast to coast and everywhere in between, you’ll love these fun foods the most.
Date: June 11-June 14

Café & Bake Shop Favorites

This week’s camp is all about baking, but it isn’t just sweets and treats! Chef Tamara will teach your young chef the skills they’ll need for the kitchen – whether they’re mixing up treats or chopping ingredients for salads or souffles.
Date: June 25-28

Culinary Passport

Pack your appetite and get ready for a fun food adventure!
Date: July 9-12

Summer In France

Do you have a petit chef at home? If so, sign them up for this fun and delicious summer exploration of French foods. These kid-friendly French dishes found in the countryside or along the coastline will incorporate summery produce and taste fresh and flavorful, zesty and hearty.
Date: July 23-26


My Kinda Town – Chicago!

We will go on a culinary journey around Chicago. We’ll be cooking up dishes that originated here, and ones that were imported by our friends from around the world!
Date: Aug 6-10

Zombie Survival Camp

Grades 4th-6th (2017-2018 school year)
Hone your survival skills to prepare for 21st century disaster in this 3 day camp for adventurous kids! You’ll learn to build a shelter, find your way in the wilderness, and assemble the necessary tools to survive any situation. On the last day, you will test your zombie survival skills with a water gun war of humans vs. zombies. Pre-registration is required and all participants must sign the Zombie Survival Camp waiver before the first day of camp.

Experienced Boy Scouts Wanted: If you are looking for a fun volunteer opportunity this summer we have just the camp for you! We are looking for Zombie Survival Camp Captains to help lead our zombie survivalist into the wilderness. If you are in grades 7th-12th and you would like to volunteer please call the park district at 815-467-7275.

Location: Community Park
Res/Nonres: $45/$55
Min/Max: 10/20

Date Day Time Deadline
June 11-13 M-W 9 AM-12 PM June 8
July 30-Aug 1 M-W 9 AM-12 PM July 27
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