Chicago Summer Day Camps

Make the most of summertime for your kids by getting them involved in a camp that they'll love. Which camp, you may ask... but look no further! These Chicago kids day camps feature options for all sorts of interests. These general interest camps include options for Chicago area outdoor camps and camps with a variety of activities in their daily schedules.

The Little Gym of Chicago Summer Camp

3216 North Lincoln Avenue, Chicago, (773) 525-5750
Put on your super cape, it's time for adventure!! Our all new Super Kids' Quest Sumer Camp is full of exciting, creative missions where kids will exercise their muscles, imaginations and cooperation skills to complete a different Quest each day!
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Little Beans Camp

1809 W. Webster, Chicago, (773) 251-1025
Little Beans Cafe presents a summer camp that includes a rotation of music, arts/crafts, literacy, imaginative play in the LBC playspace, outdoor games on the secure LBC deck and much more!
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Bright Horizons

Locations throughout Chicago and the suburbs, (877) 624-4532
Discover the Joys of Summer with Bright Horizons!
Summer camp at Bright Horizons offers convenience, health & safety, experienced staff, flexibility to meet parents’ expectations – and fun all summer long for kids.
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Wishcraft Camps for Creative Kids

3907 N. Damen Ave., Chicago, (773) 348-WISH
Wishcraft camps engage the imagination with inventive projects for kids Grades K-3 and Grades 3-8. Kids build skills, friendships and confidence as they explore art, fashion, design, style, DIY craft and more. Technique and skills are taught with a no-judgment philosophy.
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Saint Mary’s Summer Camps

Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, (574) 284-4778
Since 1974, Saint Mary’s has offered camps for girls in the safe environment of our historic college campus. Camps help young women build self-esteem, make new friends, and experience the excitement of a college atmosphere.
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YMCA of Metro Chicago Camps

Chicago Metro Area, (312) 932-1200
A YMCA summer camp experience provides your child an exceptional summer camp experience where they can get unplugged, explore their creativity, learn, laugh and make memories to last a lifetime.
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Mad Science Camp

Multiple Chicagoland locations, Chicago, (773) 227-3345
Spark the imagination of your young Mad Scientists! Mad Science is on a mission to show children everywhere how much fun science can be. Join us for 1/2 and full day weekly programs throughout the summer on a variety of topics at locations all over Chicagoland.
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Bubbles Academy Camp

1504 N. Fremont, Chicago, (312) 944-7677
Whether your child is a mini musician or an aspiring athlete, Bubbles Academy has planned a dynamic camp day he/she will love! Engage in art, sports, cooking, science, yoga and more. Campers extend their imaginations and create special new friendships!
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JCYS Summer Camps

Multiple locations, Chicago and suburbs, (312) 726-8891, ext. 113
With eight summer day camps and an overnight camping program, JCYS brings the fun during the summer months! From urban adventures to rustic wilderness, sports-centric camps to traditional day camps, JCYS has something for everyone!
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Academy of St. Priscilla at Divine Savior
 (708) 452-0323
Afterschool Clubs of Lake County
 (847) 548-0771
Alfred Campanelli YMCA Day Camp
 (847) 891-9622
Anita M Stone JCC Day Camp
 (708) 799-7650
Apachi Chicago at UIC JCC
 (773) 871-6780
Apachi Village West
 (630) 499-7723
Austin YMCA
501 N. Central, Chicago
 (773) 287-9120
Avery Coonley School Summer Program
Downers Grove
 (630) 969-0800 ext. 200
Banner Day Camp Inc
Lake Forest
 (847) 295-4900
Bernard Horwich JCC
 (773) 761-9100
Black Bear Academy
 (773) 244-0700
Buehler YMCA Day Camp
1400 W.Northwest Highway , Palatine
 (847) 359-2400
Burbank Park District Day Camp
 (708) 599-2070
Camp Algonquin
 (847) 658-8212
Camp Explorations at Bright Horizons
Chicagoland Locations
 (866) 854-1958
Camp Greene Wood
 (630) 544-5900 x5976
Camp Naper at Naper Settlement
523 S. Webster St., Naperville
 (630) 420-6010
Camp Tuckabatchee
 (815) 433-2984
Camp Tu-Endie-Wei Day Camp
 (847) 742-7930
Center for Gifted
1926 Waukegan Rd., Glenview
Chicago Park District
At various locations, Around Chicago
 (312) 742-PLAY
Chicago Playpen Summer Camp
908 E. 47th Street, Chicago
 (773) 268-2899
Creative World Montessori
1250 West Goodman , LaGrange
 (708) 354-5255
Crystal Lake Park District Camp
Crystal Lake
 (815) 459-0680 x220
Daniel A Cotter Boys & Girls Club Summer Day Camp
 (773) 348-1866
Decoma Day Camp Inc
 (847) 272-2267
Discovery Day Camp Inc
 (847) 367-2267
Elmhurst Family YMCA
211 W. First St., Elmhurst
 (630) 834-9200
Foglia YMCA Day Camp
Lake Zurich
 (847) 438-5300
For Kids Only
Des Plaines
 (847) 827-5415
Fox River Country Day School
1600 Dundee Ave., Elgin
 (847) 888-7910 ext. 131
Fred's Camp
2323 N. Sheffield and 2235 N. Sheffield, Chicago
 (847) 888-7910 ext. 131
Fry Family YMCA
2120 95th Street, Naperville
 (630) 904-9595
Global Explorers Kids summer camp at Northshore Baptist Church
 (773) 491-2723
Good Times Day Camp
 (847) 729-4884
Greater LaGrange YMCA
1100 E. 31st St., LaGrange Park
 (708) 352-7600
Happy Hollow Girl Scouts
Elkhorn WI
 (847) 573-0500
Hastings Lake YMCA Day Camp
1995 Grass Lake Road , Lindenhurst
 (847) 356-4006
HealthKick Kung Fu Summer Camp For Kids
North Ave. and Clark St., Chicago
 (773) -879-0063
High Ridge YMCA Day Camp
 (773) 262-8300
Hyde Park JCC Camp
 (773) 753-3080
Indian Boundary YMCA Day Camp
711 59th Street, Downers Grove
 (630) 968-8400
Irving Park YMCA Day Camp
4251 W. Irving Park Rd., Chicago
 (773) 777-7500
James Jordan Boys & Girls Clubs Summer Day Camp
 (312) 226-2323
JCYS Big City Day Camp
3656 N. Halsted, Chicago
 (773) 281-2533
JCYS Camp Henry Horner - Day/Overnight
26710 W. Nippersink Rd., Ingleside
 (847) 740-5010
JCYS North Shore Day Camp
 (847) 433-6001
Kendall College Summer Camps
 (312) 752-2206
Kensington School Camp
Various Locations
 (630) 990-8000
Kidz Jam Summer Day Camp
4501 W. 127th Street, Alsip
 (708) 385-6020
Around Chicago
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Kroehler Family YMCA
34 S. Washington Street, Naperville
 (630) 420-6270
Lake County Forest Preserve Day Camp
 (847) 968-3482
Lake View YMCA Day Camp
3333 North Marshfield , Chicago
 (773) 248-3333
Lakefront Children's Academy Camp
 (312) 819-1760
Lakeshore Athletic Club Camp
 (773) FITNESS(348-6377)
Latin School Day Camp
 (312) 582-6080
Lattof YMCA Day Camp
300 E. Northwest Highway, Des Plaines
 (847) 296-3376
Leaning Tower YMCA Day Camp
6300 W. Touhy Ave., Niles
 (847) 410-5108
Lifetime Fitness Day Camp
Numerous Chicagoland locations
 (847) 998-7477
Lil' Kickers Day Camp
2343 S. Throop Street, Chicago
 (877) 545-5457
Little Village Boys & Girls Clubs Summer Day Camp
 (773) 277-1800
Logan Square Boys & Girls Clubs Summer Day Camp
 (773) 342-8800
Louis Valentine Boys & Girls Clubs Summer Day Camp
 (773) 927-7373
Mary Sears Summer Day Camp
Orland Park
 (708) 460-4414
Mayer Kaplan JCC Day Camp
 (847) 675-2200
McCormick Tribune YMCA Day Camp
1834 N. Lawndale Ave., Chicago
 (773) 235-2525
McGaw YMCA Day Camp
 (847) 475-7400
The Menomonee Club Camp
 (312) 664-4631
The Mini Mogul Academy at Harold Washington Library
400 South State Street, Chicago
 (312) 476-9MMA
Montessori Academy Day Camp
 (630) 879-2586
Morgan Park Academy Day Camp
2153 W. 111th Street , Chicago
 (773) 881-6700
Naperville Baptist Church - Day Camp Xtreme
 (630) 420-7190
Near the Pier Development Center
 (312) 527-ABCD (2223)
North Lawndale YMCA Day Camp
 (773) 638-0773
Northbrook Park District Day Camp
 (847) 291-2980
Oasis Summer Day Camp
Two locations, Winnetka and Highland Park
 (847) 858-0415
Oswego Family YMCA
160 E. Washington Street, Oswego
 (630) 551-0797
Park District of Oak Park Day Camp
Oak Park
 (708) 725-2000 x2250
Parker Summer Programs
 (773) 797-5558
Pilsen YMCA Day Camp
 (312) 738-0282
The Ramah Day Camp
 (847) 537-9700
Rauner Family YMCA
2700 S. Western Avenue, Chicago
 (773) 847-3115
River Forest Community Center Day Camp
River Forest
 (708) 771-6159
Riverwoods Christian Center Day Camp
St Charles
 (630) 584-2222 x216
Round Lake Area Park District Day Camp
Round Lake
 (847) 546-8558
Roycemore School - Discovery Unlimited Day Camp
640 Lincoln Street, Evanston
 (847) 866-6055
Sacred Heart Camps
6250 N. Sheridan Road , Chicago
 (773) 262-4446
Safe 'n Sound YMCA
800 Asbury Drive,  Aurora
 (630) 585-2347
701 Manor Road, Crystal Lake
 (815) 459-4455
Salvation Army Norridge Citadel’s ROCK Summer Day Camp
8354 West Foster Ave. , Norridge
 (708) 456-0226
Seton Montessori Summer Day Camp
Clarendon Hills
 (630) 654-0151
Source 4 Chicago
4701 N. Ashland Ave. , Chicago
 (312) 476-9055
South Chicago YMCA
3039 E. 91st St., Chicago
 (773) 721-9100
South Side YMCA Day Camp
6330 S. Stony Island, Chicago
 (773) 947-0700
South Suburban YMCA Day Camp
 (708) 331-6500
Summer Camp at Smart Love
800 W. Buena Ave., Chicago
 (773) 665-8052
Swedish American Museum Center Day Camp
5211 N. Clark St., Chicago
 (773) 728-8111
Tamarak Day Camp
23970 North Elm Road, Lincolnshire
 (847) 634-3168
Triple R Day Camp
 (847) 658-8212
University of Chicago Laboratory Schools Summer Lab
 (773) 834-7766
West Cook YMCA Camps
Oak Park
 (708) 383-5200
Wheeling Park District Day Camp
 (847) 465-3333
Y Sports Complex
31W290 Schoger Drive, Naperville
 (630) 579-5716
YMCA Camp Duncan
32405 North Hwy. 12, Ingleside
YMCA Camp Independence
32405 N. Highway 12, Ingleside
 (847) 546-8086
YMCA Camp Nawakwa
13400 Camp Nawakwa Lane, Lac du Flambeau
 (715) 588-7422
YMCA Camp Pinewood
4230 Obenauf Rd , Twin Lake
 (231) 821-2421
Z Frank Apachi Day Camp
 (847) 272-7050
Zion Lutheran Early Childhood Education Center
 (630) 323-0065