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2016 SUMMER CAMP GUIDE | May 2016


Plan ahead with this helpful west suburban camp guide filled with many unique ideas that are fun and fabulous for kids of all ages– from the nature lover and the techie, to the dancer and the artist, the possibilities are endless. Watch for this guide in the March, April and May issues of Glancer Magazine (circ. 55K monthly). Check back for updated listings each week!

SUMMER CAMP AT THE B.R. RYALL YMCA The B.R. Ryall YMCA Summer Camps provide children with exciting and educational activities that nurture their spirits, challenge their minds and strengthen their bodies—while teaching values, teamwork, and the importance of healthy choices and an active lifestyle. Our Y offers a range of camp options—from traditional full-day camps for children entering grades K-9 to sports and specialty mini camps for kids as young as age 3.

CAMP AT PINOT’S PALETTE Looking for a fun and creative outlet for your little artist? Then Little Brushes has exactly what you are looking for! At Little Brushes we offer a fun-filled party, atmosphere where your little artists can have a blast creating their own masterpieces. From painting to crafting and everything in between. Little Brushes fosters a friendly and collaborative environment, providing everything your little artist will need to bring out their creative spirit. Gift Certificates Available 175 W. Jackson • (331) 457-5440 •

CAMP CANTIGNY AND MORE Cantigny Park in Wheaton offers three half-day camps this summer. “History Like a Girl,” for ages 8-12 , explores the contributions of women throughout American history. Dates are June 20-24. At Camp Cantigny, July 11-15, campers spend time in a different area of the park each day. LEGO® Camp is July 18-22, with morning (ages 5-6) and afternoon sessions (ages 7-12) available. Visit for details or call (630) 260-8162.

YMCA DAY CAMP At Y day camp, your child will flourish in an exciting and safe environment offering unforgettable summer fun. Y staff will lead your child through specially designed, unique activities that will also build their self-esteem, teach them responsibility, develop their interpersonal skills and encourage habits that promote a healthy lifestyle - all the while creating their own "Y story" filled with fun and friends. Enroll your child today and fill their summer full of memories.

SUMMER CAMP AT EDWARD-ELMHURST HEALTH & FITNESS Seven Bridges: Parents, are you looking to keep your children active during the summer? Kids, do you enjoy martial arts, dance, tumbling, swimming, arts and crafts, organized gym games, weekly field trips and much more? If you do, our Summer Camp is a great way to keep entertained this summer. Ages 5-11. June 6 - August 12. Call (630) 646-7940.


ake this your child’s best summer yet! Little ones will thrive in developmental, play-based camps. Fun-filled, summer-long day camps are offered for kids in grades 1-8. Sporty kids who want to fill their break with action can choose from soccer, football, tennis, lacrosse, golf and more. Curious, hands-on kids will enjoy culinary and science-based camps. Those who don’t mind getting dirty & love exploring will relish nature-themed camps at Knoch Knolls Nature Center. (630) 848-5000


In Bricks 4 Kidz Naperville camps, kids discover, explore, and create using Lego® bricks, gears and motors. Camps incorporate building and exploring STEM concepts through motorized creations, model builds, and games, centered to a theme. We offer several camp themes from Mining & Crafting to Galaxies Far Away to Lego® Master Builders and many more. Ages 6 – 10yrs. For summer camp information, visit our website at or call (630) 364-3950.


Our Eat. Bowl. Play. experience is an exciting option for FUN this summer. There will be five sessions to choose or campers can attend all five! Ages 8-15. Weekly or daily. Half-day camp (8:30am-1pm) includes:• Bowling FUNdamentals• 1 hour bowling play• Video game play, laser tag battles and other FUNtastic activities where available• Bowling shoes • Lunch: entrée, drink & cookie• Cool camp T-shirt and Lanyard or (630) 393-9400

FULL S.T.E.A.M. AHEAD! DCM SUMMER CAMPS Create, build, discover, think, play, learn and more! The possibilities are endless. Summer camps are moving full S.T.E.A.M. ahead at the Museum. Have some SERIOUS FUN at a variety of camps focused around S.T.E.A.M. topics of science, technology, engineering, art, and math. SERIOUS because kids are learning, FUN because it’s play. Explore the opportunities at

GOOD TIMES SUMMER CAMP Good Times Summer Day Camp in Naperville based out of All Saints Academy offers campers exciting and active programs for children ages 5-12. Each week is filled with three swimming sessions, two amazing field trips, sports of all sorts, exciting activities, and a themed based cookout. We accommodate parents' busy schedules by offering extended hours from 7:00am to 5:30pm at no extra charge. Schedules are flexible & you can come only the days you want. Established in 1979.

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