List Of Summer Camps & Summer Programs Near Chicago

There are several summer camp programs in the Chicago area.

Summer camp is a great way for children to experience fun and physical exercise in the summer months with activities, such as swimming, baseball, horseback riding, basketball, and arts and crafts. Chicago and it’s surrounding suburbs offer a variety of summer camp programs, including day camps, sports camps and camps for children with special needs.

Just For Kids Summer Camp

Just For Kids is a before-and-after school program in Chicago that also hosts summer day camps each year. Meals are included in the program as well as field trips, gymnastics, computer games, bible classes, air hockey, and a variety of board games and studies in reading, math, science and social studies.

Just For Kids Summer Camp

11024 South Bell Ave.

Chicago, IL 60643



Wishcraft offers summer day camps each year for children ages 7 through 12. Each session is five days long and consists of activities, such as arts and crafts, fashion design, recycling and sculpting. Each camper brings their own lunch and snacks are provided.


2312 West Roscoe Street

Chicago, IL 60618


Grand Avenue Preschool and Daycare

Grand Avenue Preschool and Daycare, located in the Western Springs suburb of Chicago, offers summer day camps each year for children from age three up to the fifth grade. Older children can enjoy the grand adventure camps, which include activities such as swimming trips to local pools, sports days and field trips to the Lincoln Park Zoo. Younger children can enjoy the summer enrichment camps with activity programs, such as Space, Science, Wet and Wild, Building with My Buddies, Digging for Dinosaurs and Let’s Peek in the Pond. Staff members are CPR trained, and meals and snacks are provided.

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Grand Avenue Preschool and Daycare

4211 Grand Ave.

Western Springs, IL. 60558


Fred’s Camp

Fred’s Camp is located in the Arlington Heights suburb of Chicago, and has been providing camps for children from kindergarten through eighth grade since 1994. Campers enjoy activities, such as swimming, bowling and a variety of sports. The camp consists of two 4-week sessions and discounts are offered for early registration.

Fred’s Camp

900 West Rand Rd.

Arlington Hts, IL 60004


Easter Seals Camps

The Easter Seals location in Chicago offers a variety of summer day camp programs for children ages 4 to 12 with physical disabilities. Activities include campfire sing-a-longs, boating, nature walks, arts and crafts, and swimming, all under professional supervision and in a safe environment. Children learn to adjust to new environments, gain a sense of self esteem and discover new interests.

Easter Seals

233 South Wacker Dr., Suite 2400

Chicago, IL 60606