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Half Day Summer Camp

June 9–August 8, 2014

A great way to extend the excitement of the summer season! Camp is designed for children ages 4-9 who want to experience summer fun, learn new skills and develop new friendships!

Weekly Sessions
In addition to our weekly themes, scheduled days may include swimming at the Elmhurst YMCA, trips to the park, museums, library time at the Elmhurst Public Library as well as plenty of activities on our large outdoor area on campus.

  • June 9–13: Incredible Edibles
    Want to play with your food and learn with it? Put your chef hat on and enjoy making creative treats to take home!
  • June 16–20: Into the Wild
    Adventure through the out doors with nature walks, games and scavenger hunts. Trips to the Lizzadro Museum and Wilder Park.
  • June 23–27: Silly Science
    Become a mad scientist and do your own experiments. Children will be amazed with these crazy creations.
  • July 7–11: Frozen in July
    Need to beat the heat? Make your own snow and join us in our "Frozen" themed week to cool off. 
  • July 14–18: Fun & Fitness
    Get ready to sweat! We will start out with some morning P.T. doing some yoga and some cardio activities, followed by a morning full of blood-pumping, high energy games!
  • July 21–25: Tropical Paradise
    Get your lei and grass skirt ready because were going to have a hula-filed week!  Learn about the Hawaiian culture and cool off with some snow cones.
  • July 28–August 1: Little Picassos
    Time to get creative! Learn about famous artists and create your own arts and crafts.
  • August 4–8: Around the World
    Calling all travelers! If you’re ready to see the world, this is the trip for you! Visit all seven continents, learn some of the languages, customs, make international crafts.

Camp Hours
Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m.–12:00 noon

Facilities and Location
Camp is held at the Elmhurst College Child Care Center, 190 Prospect Avenue in Elmhurst, in Dinkmeyer Hall. Camp activities will be held at the College, utilizing Wilder Park, the YMCA and other locations within walking distance.

Staff and Leadership
Trained staff includes an experienced director and Elmhurst College students. The camper’s safety is our primary concern. All staff is CPR and First Aid certified.

Program Fees
$90 per 5 day week. Register on or before April 4th and pay only $85 per week.

Limited space is available so please be mindful that registration is taken on a first-come first-serve basis. Only 20 slots available per week.

Arrangements can be made for campers who plan to attend for less than five days. Please call for details (3 day minimum).

Summer Camp Enrollment Form

For More Information
Taryne Blomgren

Elmhurst College Child Care Center

190 Prospect Avenue
Box #397
Elmhurst, Illinois 60126

(630) 617-3222




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