Des Plaines Park District

Summer Day Camp

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Posted June 1

Summer Camp Handbook PDF
Camps Drop-Off Map PDF
Sports Xplosion Camp PDF
Behavior/Discipline Procedure Policy PDF
Participant Behavior Management Agreement PDF
Participant Medical Form PDF
Conduct Report Form PDF
Medication Dispensing Information and Forms PDF
Leader in Training Program Website
LIT Application PDF
  • Registration Weekly Deadline: Registration will be taken until the Thursday prior to the first day of camp. Week-of registrations will not be accepted.
  • Midsummer’s End Camp: Monday, August 3-Friday, August 7
    For ages 5 and 6, at the Prairie Lakes,  and ages for 7–12 at Arndt Park*
  • Summer’s End Camp: Monday, August 10-Friday, August 14
    For ages 5 and 6, at the Prairie Lakes,  and ages for 7–12 at Arndt Park*

In collaboration, the Des Plaines Friends of the Parks Scholarship Fund & the Des Plaines Park District Scholarship Fund are offering dual agency financial aid scholarships to families with limited incomes residing within the Des Plaines Park District’s boundaries. Families who do not reside in the boundaries but are enrolled in Community Consolidated School District 62, Maine West High School, or the City of Des Plaines boundaries are eligible for a Des Plaines Friends of the Parks Scholarship

  • Download the Scholarship Application; Click Here
  • Application Acceptance Period: January 1, 2020–April 10, 2020
  • Summer Payment Plan Registration: February 10, 2020–April 30, 2020
  • Scholarships must be used by October 1, 2020

Questions about Summer Day Camps?
For Creative Corners Preschool Camp, Spanish Immersion Summer Camp, Summer Lunch Bunch, Camp Sunshine, Camp Discovery, West Park, Arndt Park, Camp Opeka, Adventure Camp, Midsummer’s End, and Summer’s End Camps:
Contact Carolanne Smith, 847-391-5700, or

Questions about Dance & Arts Camps?
Contact Nancy Suwalski, 847-391-5711, or

Questions about Golf Camps and Sailing Camps?
Contact Dylan Kuffell, 847-803-GOLF, or

Questions about Sports Xplosion Camps?
Contact Tyler Fuchs, 847-391-5711, or

Camp Director Site Phones

Available June 8–July 31, Monday-Friday 7:00a-6:00p

Camp  Phone Number
West Park 224-571-4341
Arndt Park 224-571-4342
Adventure 224-571-4343
Opeka 224-330-7166
Discovery 224-330-8017
Sunshine 847-391-5700 x 2003
847-894-5981 Cell
Sports Xplosion 847-391-5711
Dance & Arts 847-391-5711
Golf and Sailing 847-803-GOLF

Rainout Line Summer Directions
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Give your camper a true summer day camp experience in our beautiful parks, delightful outdoor pools, and wonderful fun-filled facilities. The memories will last a lifetime!

Summer Day Camps in Restore Illinois

Restore Illinois Phase 3: Recovery
We encourage you to read the Day Camp guidelines provided by the State of Illinois.

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