With summer right around the corner and the promise of life returning to normal on the horizon, many parents are beginning to think about summer scheduling, introducing new routines, and of course, keeping the kiddos entertained! Whether you’re a busy working parent or just looking for something fun and engaging for the kids to do after weeks of being cooped up, summer camp will be a lifesaver this year.
There are so many summer camp options in the Chicago area. How can you be sure you are picking a camp that will work for you and your child? Lucky for you, we’ve created a summer camp guide to help you narrow it down and keep your summer planning as stress-free as possible. Below are five of our favorite summer camps in and around Evergreen Park, IL.
Snapology’s curriculum is designed to build on the math, science and technology knowledge students have gained over the school year to keep them interested and engaged in STEAM year-round. But shh…don’t tell them it’s educational! The best part about Snapology is that their programs are so packed with fun, children will be excited to return to school next year to use what they've learned. Exciting summer camp themes include Adventures with Jedi Masters, Gamebots, Junior Creators, Amusement Park Engineering and much more! Snapology also focuses on developing real-world interpersonal skills through sharing ideas, communicating and working together.
Get fired up this summer with a camp at My Cheer Now. My Cheer Now is a full-service cheer and tumbling facility. Summer camps and classes are a great way for athletes to learn the skills and basics of the sport of cheerleading or tumbling without having to join a competitive team. This is a great option for kids of all ages to build strength and confidence. With each new skill a child learns comes a sense of pride and accomplishment. Check out summer camps and tumbling classes today!
Show your creative side this summer at Beverly Arts Center. Beverly Arts Center has amazing programs for kids interested in dance, film, music, theatre, and visual arts. This camp is a great option for all kids because of the wide variety of programs and great outdoor breaks throughout the day. Pre-camp and after-camp care are available to be sure camp fits into everyone’s summer schedule. This is a great opportunity for kids to focus on Social Emotional Learning and classroom preparedness to be ready for school next fall.
If your child loves animals then an animal summer camp at Double J Riding Club is perfect for you! An Animal Adventure camp is the best way to combine learning about farm animals and arts & crafts! Animals you can meet on the farm include horses, goats, pigs, miniature cows, chickens, ducks, chameleons, geckos, hedgehogs, and so many more. Camps are offered every week throughout the summer so you can decide how this awesome experience fits into your summer schedule.
Get up and get active this summer at West Loop Soccer Club’s summer programs! All camps are beginner friendly so kids of all skill levels can learn more about soccer. Kids will run drills and play games to improve skills like ball control, agility, and quickness. Coaches are hand picked to be professional and encouraging to ensure campers learn, build confidence, and have fun. Camps are available as both half day and full day to best fit into your schedule.