Affordable

Most camps cost between $1 and $3 per hour. Fees vary depending on the program, but are always affordable.

Convenient

You’re sure to find a camp near you, close to home or work, with convenient hours - choose camp alone (6 hours) or add in early bird and/or extended camps to cover the full day (8-10 hours, varies by park).

Fun

There’s so much to do! Variety of activities is often the number one reason parents chose our camps.

 

Field Trips

One of the main reasons campers like Chicago Park District camps is field trips.  Campers go on a variety of trips throughout the summer.

Staff

Our staff is great!  In past years, the overwhelming majority of parents surveyed said the quality of staff met or exceeded their expectations. Learn more about the day camp staff & Nike’s Swoosh Summer Academy partnership that delivers coaching and leadership education.

Variety of Offerings

Standard Camps: Day Camp (6-12 yrs), Play Camp (3-5 yrs.), and Teen Camps (13-15). Numerous specialty camps are also available.

97% of guests said, "Yes, we’re sending our kids back next year!"