Under the Sun Summer Camps is a selection of specialized camps made to cater to your child’s unique interests. During each exciting day campers will participate in a wide variety of engaging games, projects, crafts, and of course, daily swim time at the water park. Camp curriculums emphasize socialization through child-led play which lays the foundation for learning and academic success. Staff is trained in CPR, AED, First Aid, and Behavior Management. Give your children summer memories they’ll cherish for the rest of their lives with our Under the Sun Summer Camps!
Camp Meet & Greet
Thursday, May 21 | 6:30P | Oak Room
Together, camp staff and families will review the Camp Parent Manual and daily operations. Afterwards, staff will answer camp questions and your child can meet their camp counselors.
Campers receive a day camp t-shirt during the first week of camp; camp shirts must be worn on field trips. Please read the camp policy manual for details about what your child should bring and wear to camp.
Free Healthy Lunch Program
Adventure, Sports and Teen Camp participants receive a free healthy lunch provided by the Northern Illinois Food Bank. Lunch menus will be available the week before camp starts. The free lunch program is optional. Campers may choose to bring a lunch.
Campers experience a fun adventurous summer filled with cool crafts, games, new discoveries about their surroundings, fantastic field trips, afternoon swim time, and nature exploration. Adventure Camp emphasizes making new friends, trying new activities and having fun.
All skill levels are welcome. The focus of this camp is having fun, learning good sportsmanship, learning new skills and developing and improving skills in sports such as hockey, soccer, softball, basketball, volleyball and other fun sports. In the afternoon we swim and enjoy a variety of exciting field trips. (LS)
Take on the role of a Jr. Camp Leader. Responsibility, respect, and cooperation are emphasized. Teens will enjoy interesting crafts, cool games, and sports. Afternoon swim time, exciting field trips and opportunities to help lead the younger camps in activities will also be a part of this awesome summer experience. Teens also have their own exclusive field trips!
NEW! Explorer Camp
Take on the role of Environmental Steward! Respect, volunteerism, leadership, and sustainability are the focus of this camp. Teens will learn about natural conservation, historical preservation, and more while going on adventures to local historical places, engaging in service projects, caring for Fischer Farm’s animals, and opportunities to lead Discovery campers in activities!
New Theater & Art Camps
Rising Stars Theatre Camp is designed to give kids hands-on learning experiences that guide them through the process of gaining valuable skills in the art of theatre, while having fun! Or if art is your thing come to a place where you can sculpt, paint, draw, and create your own masterpieces.