camps are in full swing, and if you're still looking for a weekly camp to add to
your schedule, there are still plenty available! This year's new Short Run/Drop
In Camps page lets you view camp options that offer short sessions - including
multi-week, single week and even daily drop in! Here are some highlights of
camps available for the week of July 23 that you can still sign up for, and you
can check out the full list of available
camps here, listed in order of start date.
|The Race to Outer Space|
The Little Gym, 3216 North Lincoln Avenue, Chicago
This week's camp for ages 3-8 is "The Race to Outer Space." This stellar camp has the Super Campers racing into outer space to complete a quest on a different planet each day. Each camper will experience out of this world adventures as they fly and dodge asteroids, comets and black holes! Camps start at $50 per session. Learn more...
|Plant to Plate Camp|
Taste Buds Kitchen, 2521 Waukegan Road, Bannockburn
Kids will discover the fun differences between a fruit and vegetable and test your green thumb abilities as we grow a mini-garden in our kitchen this week. We will cook and eat our way through a menu of sweet and savory recipes like Carrot Noodle Nests, Peach Pie Pops, and Baked Green Bean Fries. For ages 4-13. 9am-12pm (Ages 4-8); 1-4pm (Ages 9-13). $275 per week or $60 per day. Learn more...
The Kids Table Lakeview, 2864 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago
Join us this summer for the perfect mix of cooking, eating & play! Campers spend about half the day cooking up (and eating!) delicious food. The rest of the day is full of crafts, games, movie time & more. Full day and half day camps available during most weeks, for age groups 4-7, 4-11, 7-10, 11-14. Visit the web site for more details. Times and fees vary by camp. Learn more...
|One Week STEM Camps|
Noggin Builders, 3000 Dundee Rd. #201, Northbrook
Noggin Builders offers camps weekly for grades K-7, filled with fun, hands-on STEM! Next week for grades K-3 is "Science of Art," filled with unique crafts that also explore science. Kids will test different resist materials, create 3D structures and beautiful chemical reaction art. For grades 4-7, there is Sensational Circuits, where kids explore circuits and electrical designs. They'll build their own circuit based game, create an alarm, design light up art and more. See web site for pricing and times. Learn more...
|Summer ART Camp|
The Paintbrush...a hands-on ART studio for kids, 2646 N. Halsted, Chicago
ART Camp for ages 4-12 at The Paintbrush immerses your ART-loving kid in ART all day! Learn about ARTists thru hands-on ARTist-inspired ART projects. Morning, afternoon, and full-day options. Before- and after-care available. Lunch time in all camps. Free t-shirt for full-week campers. Full day camp is from 9am - 3pm. $57-77/day; $269-378/week. Learn more...
|Science of the Wizarding World: Finding Fantastic
The Laboratory Chicago, 2349 W North Ave, Chicago
Grab your wand and robes... we're heading to Wizarding School! Get magically sorted, make your Wizarding ID Card, and design your wand before delving into classes in Magibiology, Potions, Caring for Magical Creatures, Herbology, and Defense Against the Dark Arts. Learn about wand cores, bring glowing monsters to life, and design creatures that flap and fly. For ages 8-12. $465. 9am - 3pm. Learn more...
|Idea Playground Camp: Peacemakers|
The Wishcraft Workshop, 3907 N Damen Ave., Chicago
Global-citizenship starts in our own urban backyard. Campers unite to make harmonious art while exploring how they can impact their family, community and world for good. Ages 5-9. 9am-3pm, drop-off starts at 8am. $85/day or $395/week. Learn more...
|Mad Science Eureka! The Inventor's
Mad Science Laboratory, 1053 N. California Ave., Chicago
Curious about inventing? This camp will have your children bringing home designs and devices created using their own inventive processes! Learn to write notes backwards like Da Vinci, be a part of a 'human' machine, escape a deserted island, design airplanes, and take home your very own light stick! For grades K-6. 9:00 - 4:00. $300. Learn more...