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Summer's Beginning


        

Age 3-5, Monday-Friday, June 7-11, Takiff Center, $265/276, 908201

Join us as we get ready for camp! Children will have fun as we balance the daily schedule with indoor and outdoor activities designed to promote social skills, language development, math and science inquiry, self-help skills, and large/fine motor development! Camp registration is now open. Summer's Beginning Camp payment in full will be required at registration. All camps will follow current COVID safety guidelines and capacity limitations. Details on how this affects camp will be shared closer to the start of camp. Click "Learn More" below for answers to frequently asked camp questions, including our refund policy.

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Baby Bears


        

Under Age 2, Tuesdays, 10-11 AM, Takiff Center. 908100
8 Weeks: 6/15-8/3, 4 Weeks: 6/15-7/6 or 7/13-8/3

Are you new to Glencoe? Looking to meet your neighbor’s while introducing your little one to friends? Join us each week to meet your neighbors, play at our early childhood playground, and introduce your little one to a classroom environment. Toddlers and parents/caregivers are invited to join us in spending quality time with your baby bear. We will enjoy stories, songs and sunshine with their first friends. Each week we will meet in the classroom and then finish up the class with some playground time at Takiff Center. Camp registration is now open. Baby Bears payment in full will be required at registration. All camps will follow current COVID safety guidelines and capacity limitations. Details on how this affects camp will be shared closer to the start of camp. Click "Learn More" below for answers to frequently asked camp questions, including our refund policy.

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Teddy Bears


        

Age 2, Tuesday/Thursdays, 9:15-11:15 AM, Takiff Center, 908101
8 Weeks: 6/15-8/3, 4 Weeks: 6/15-7/8 or 7/13-8/5

Two’s and not-quite twos join the summer fun in this friendly first-camp program. Our experienced teachers keep things relaxed with careful attention and sensitivity to these first time campers. Singing, painting, and playtime keep your little ones happy and busy as they make friends and take steps toward independence. Camp registration is now open and requires payment in full to register. All camps will follow current COVID safety guidelines and capacity limitations. Details on how this affects camp will be shared closer to the start of camp. Shorter sessions may be added if space permits. Click "Learn More" below for answers to frequently asked camp questions, including our refund policy.

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Panda Bears


        

Age 3, Monday/Wednesday/Friday, 9-11:30 AM, Takiff Center, 908102
8 Weeks: 6/14-8/6, 4 Weeks: 6/14-7/9 or 7/12-8/6

Summer fun means arts and crafts, making friends, music, and lots of playtime in Panda camp! Add a little running in the sprinklers, a little fun in the sun, a satisfying dose of paint and glitter, and you’ve got the recipe for a happy camper. Camp registration is now open and requires payment in full to register. All camps will follow current COVID safety guidelines and capacity limitations. Details on how this affects camp will be shared closer to the start of camp. Shorter sessions may be added if space permits. Click "Learn More" below for answers to frequently asked camp questions, including our refund policy.

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Koala Bears Waitlist!


        

Age 4, Monday-Friday, Takiff Center, 908103
Extended Day: 7 AM-6: 30 PM, Full Day: 9 AM-3 PM, Half Day: 9 AM-1 PM
8 Weeks: 6/14-8/6, 4 Weeks: 6/14-7/9 or 7/12-8/6

Koala camp ramps up the summer fun with water play, music, walking trips, and theme days. We provide refrigeration for lunches on site. Your Koala will be excited to go to local parks on walking trips, beach days at our beautiful Glencoe Beach, picnics at Takiff, sprinklers and in house performers to get them moving and grooving this summer. Camp registration is now open and requires payment in full to register. All camps will follow current COVID safety guidelines and capacity limitations. Details on how this affects camp will be shared closer to the start of camp. Shorter sessions may be added if space permits. Click "Learn More" below for answers to frequently asked camp questions, including our refund policy.

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Kinder Korner


        

Age 5, Monday-Friday, Takiff Center, 908301
Extended Day: 7 AM-6:30 PM, Full Day: 9 AM-3 PM, Half Day: 9 AM-1 PM
8 Weeks: 6/14-8/6, 4 Weeks: 6/14-7/9 or 7/12-8/6

A high-energy camp for almost-kindergartners, Kinder Korner Camp is a great place to make friends, move muscles, and challenge imagination. Singing, games, and crafts are based on weekly themes custom-made for busy 5-year-olds. Dress up as a princess, a pirate, or an elephant – every day brings a new surprise! And we don’t stop there – Kinder Korner Camp hits the trail with trips to the beach, walking trips to local parks, and more! We will have some fun romping and stomping with performances by some of our favorite musicians. We provide refrigeration for lunches when on site. Camp registration is now open and requires payment in full to register. All camps will follow current COVID safety guidelines and capacity limitations. Details on how this affects camp will be shared closer to the start of camp. Shorter sessions may be added if space permits. Click "Learn More" below for answers to frequently asked camp questions, including our refund policy.

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Preschool Summer's End


        

Age 3-5, Monday-Friday, August 9-13, Takiff Center, $265/276, 908201

How is camp over already? Join us for an extra week! Children will have fun as we balance the daily schedule with indoor and outdoor activities designed to promote social skills, language development, math and science inquiry, self-help skills, and large/fine motor development! Camp registration is now open. Summer's End Camp payment in full will be required at registration. All camps will follow current COVID safety guidelines and capacity limitations. Details on how this affects camp will be shared closer to the start of camp.  Click "Learn More" below for answers to frequently asked camp questions, including our refund policy.

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Kindergarten Summer's End


        

Age 5, Monday-Friday, August 9-13, Takiff Center, $360/396, 908201

Kinder Korner campers are welcome to extend their camp season for another week! They will be able to have experiences with Sun Fun campers as they join them in outside play activities. Camp registration is now open. Summer's End Camp payment in full will be required at registration. All camps will follow current COVID safety guidelines and capacity limitations. Details on how this affects camp will be shared closer to the start of camp. Click "Learn More" below for answers to frequently asked camp questions, including our refund policy.

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Youth

Sun Fun Waitlist!


        

Entering Grades 1-3, Monday-Friday, Takiff Center
Extended Day: 7 AM-6: 30 PM, Full Day: 8:45 AM-3 PM
8 Weeks: 6/14-8/6, 4 Weeks: 6/14-7/9 or 7/12-8/6

Ready for a day of fun in the sun? Every day brings something new, including arts and crafts, sports, and special events. We will have trips to the beach, special guests and more! We will provide refrigeration for lunches on site. Camp registration is now open and requires payment in full to register. All camps will follow current COVID safety guidelines and capacity limitations. Details on how this affects camp will be shared closer to the start of camp. Shorter sessions may be added if space permits. Click "Learn More" below for answers to frequently asked camp questions, including our refund policy.

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Camp Adventure Waitlist!


        

Entering Grades 4-5, Monday-Friday, Takiff Center
Extended Day: 7 AM-6: 30 PM, Full Day: 8:45 AM-3 PM
8 Weeks: 6/14-8/6, 4 Weeks: 6/14-7/9 or 7/12-8/6

High energy and overflowing with choices, Camp Adventure meets your need for independence and variety! Campers have full use of athletic fields, a dedicated space for arts and crafts, and more. Camp includes one swim shirt. Camp includes one participant t-shirt and one swim shirt. Enjoy visits to the beach, cook-outs, special guests, special events and more! We will provide refrigeration for lunches on site. Camp registration is now open and requires payment in full to register. All camps will follow current COVID safety guidelines and capacity limitations. Details on how this affects camp will be shared closer to the start of camp. Shorter sessions may be added if space permits. Click "Learn More" below for answers to frequently asked camp questions, including our refund policy.

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Summer's End


        

Entering Grades 1-5, Monday-Friday, August 9-13, Takiff Center, $267/294, 908525

Want to enjoy a little more summer fun before school starts? Join us for Summer’s End, a one week extension camp! This program starts at the conclusion of our regular eight-week camp session. First through fifth graders will have a blast as they participate in a multitude of activities including sports, arts and crafts, cooking, swimming, and outdoor activities. Cookouts and field trips to the Glencoe Beach are just a preview of the weekly fun. Campers should bring a swimsuit, towel, and sunscreen every day. We provide refrigeration for lunches when on site. Camp registration is now open. Summer's End Camp payment in full will be required at registration. All camps will follow current COVID safety guidelines and capacity limitations. Details on how this affects camp will be shared closer to the start of camp. Click "Learn More" below for answers to frequently asked camp questions, including our refund policy.summerendYOUTH-1

Teen

Action Quest


        

Entering Grades 6-8, Monday-Friday, 9:15 AM-3:15 PM, Watts Center
8 Weeks: 6/14-8/6, 4 Weeks: 6/14-7/9 or 7/12-8/6

Bring it back to the basics! Join us each week to travel around Glencoe, participate in weekly event days, visit the beach, and so much more! Camp registration is now open and requires payment in full to register. All camps will follow current COVID safety guidelines and capacity limitations. Details on how this affects camp will be shared closer to the start of camp. In order to keep children together in pods and ensure care for essential workers, only eight/four week day camp sessions will be available in February. Shorter sessions may be added if space permits. Click "Learn More" below for answers to frequently asked camp questions, including our refund policy.

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Counselor-in-Training (CIT)


        

Entering Grades 7-10, Monday-Friday, 8:45 AM-3 PM, Takiff Center, 908520
8 Weeks: 6/14-8/6, 4 Weeks: 6/14-7/9 or 7/12-8/6

Did you always want to be a counselor at camp? Learn how to work with school-age children and develop leadership skills. CIT's must commit to the entire registered camp season. This hands-on program will provide you with the skills needed to be an effective leader. CIT's will work directly with camp staff by assisting with daily activities at Sun Fun and Camp Adventure. Participants will go on beach trips with their camp group as well as participate in CIT-only activities and trainings. Camp registration is now open and requires payment in full to register. All camps will follow current COVID safety guidelines and capacity limitations. Details on how this affects camp will be shared closer to the start of camp. Shorter sessions may be added if space permits. Click "Learn More" below for answers to frequently asked camp questions, including our refund policy.

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Preschool Counselor-in-Training (CIT)


        

Entering Grades 7-10, Monday-Friday, 8:30 AM-12 PM, Takiff Center, 908521
8 Weeks: 6/14-8/6, 4 Weeks: 6/14-7/9 or 7/12-8/6

Experience what camp is like from a leader's point of view and bring your own energy and talents to our Preschool Summer Camps. Help lead daily camp activities while assisting counselors and children. Participants go on all walking and beach trips with their camp group as well as participate in CIT-only activities and trainings. CITs will develop teamwork skills, gain self-confidence, and learn leadership techniques. Camp registration is now open and requires payment in full to register. All camps will follow current COVID safety guidelines and capacity limitations. Details on how this affects camp will be shared closer to the start of camp. Click "Learn More" below for answers to frequently asked camp questions, including our refund policy.

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Specialty Camps

Aquatics Camp Waitlist!


        

Ages 7-13, Monday-Friday, 9:30 AM-12 PM, Glencoe Boat House, 901600
3-day Session: 6/9-6/11
1-Week Session: 6/14-6/18, 6/21-6/25, 6/28-7/2, 7/6-7/9, 7/12-7/16, 7/19-7/23, 7/26-7/30, 8/2-8/6, 8/7-8/13

Enjoy Glencoe Beach and beautiful Lake Michigan! This unique experience takes place at the Glencoe Beach Boat House. Spend the summer kayaking, Hobie Cat sailing, surfing, and stand-up paddle boarding. During rough days, campers will play games on the beach, including volleyball and baseball. On stormy days, camps move inside. Each session begins with boater safety lessons and in-water instruction. All campers will be required to wear life jackets and complete a swim check. Camp registration is now open. Aquatics Camp payment in full will be required at registration. All camps will follow current COVID safety guidelines and capacity limitations. Details on how this affects camp will be shared closer to the start of camp. Click "Learn More" below for answers to frequently asked camp questions, including our refund policy.

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Sailing Camp Waitlist!


        

Ages 7-13, Monday-Friday, 12:30-3 PM, Glencoe Boat House, 901610
1-Week Sessions: 6/14-6/18, 6/21-6/25, 6/28-7/2, 7/6-7/9, 7/12-7/16, 7/19-7/23, 7/26-7/30, 8/2-8/6, 8/9-8/13

New and experienced sailors will enjoy fun and safe sailing adventures on Lake Michigan. Sailors learn the basics of steering, trimming the sail, and balancing the boat in an exciting, hands-on way. Using U.S. Sailing teaching methods, sailors practice land and water drills, making Sailing Camp fun, safe and educational. Sailors complete a swim check at the beginning of camp, so instructors are aware of weak and nervous swimmers. Life jackets are worn by campers whenever on or near the water. Camp registration is now open. Sailing Camp payment in full will be required at registration. All camps will follow current COVID safety guidelines and capacity limitations. Details on how this affects camp will be shared closer to the start of camp. Click "Learn More" below for answers to frequently asked camp questions, including our refund policy.

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Summer Sports Trac Favorite!


        

Ages 6-12, Monday-Friday, 9 AM-12 PM, Watts Center, 914410

Join us for a morning full of sports and games at Watts, five days a week. Your child will participate in various sports throughout the morning, and each day will highlight one new sport taught by a pro. Camp registration is now open. Sports Trac payment in full will be required at registration. All camps will follow current COVID safety guidelines and capacity limitations. Details on how this affects camp will be shared closer to the start of camp. Click "Learn More" below for answers to frequently asked camp questions, including our refund policy.

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Game On! Sports 4 Girls Camp Favorite!


        

Ages 4-10, Monday-Friday, 9 AM-3 PM, Location TBD, 908801

At Game On! Sports Camp 4 Girls, girls of all skill levels will learn and play multiple sports daily in an empowering, warm, and FUN environment. As always, safety is our top priority and with COVID-19, we are taking extra precautions including sanitizing equipment between uses, social distancing, and mask use. Since 2007, Game On! has been offering campers daily/weekly exposure to a wide range of sports including lacrosse, field hockey, soccer, volleyball, basketball, softball, tennis, yoga, fitness, karate, touch rugby, flag football, swimming, horseback riding and more. Whether your daughter is athletically inclined or not, she will thrive. While sports and active play happen throughout the day, we also work to impact each camper's growth as an athlete and a person. Through our Healthier4Me program, we integrate discussion and lessons that focus on self-esteem, respect, nutrition, teamwork, leadership, communication, goal setting, making smart choices, sportsmanship, developing solid bodies, and other core values and life skills. Camp also includes exposure to role models through highly-trained staff, our motivational speaker series, and more. Our passion and mission is to ensure every Game On! girl develops a deep sense of what it means to feel empowered, confident, proud, and "GirlStrong." Summer's beginning and end options available. Sign up for 8 weeks or 2 weeks at a time. Camp registration is now open. Game On! Camp payment in full will be required at registration. All camps will follow current COVID safety guidelines and capacity limitations. Details on how this affects camp will be shared closer to the start of camp. Click "Learn More" below for answers to frequently asked camp questions, including our refund policy. 

Half Day Option

We know that our youngest Ponytail campers (4-5 year olds) can't always handle the full day Game On! experience. Ease your camper into our program with a half day filled with the same opportunities for fun, learning and empowerment! With attention to teaching the coordinated movements behind a variety of fundamental sports skills along with a bit of a creative twist, your youngest will be playing volleyball, basketball, softball, lacrosse, field hockey, soccer and more in no time, and just as important, thinking Game On! GirlStrong! The half day option offers the choice of leaving before or after lunch on a regular basis.

Try it Week

Enjoy a stand-alone week for new and veteran campers to get an energetic start on summer and explore the Game On! camp experience.

Extra Innings

Game On! is not quite ready to call it a summer, are you? We have you covered with this final one stand-alone week to send you all into the school year with just the right finishing GirlStrong touches.

 

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