Des Plaines Park District

Summer Day Camp


Watch for information coming soon!

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



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

  • Current Scholarship information is always on our website HERE

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

See you in 2021!

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
Stay up to date on weather related information!

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 PDF DocumentsYou need the free Adobe Acrobat Reader DC app to view the PDF.
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Administrative & Leisure Center2222 Birch Street • 847-391-5700

Golf Center Des Plaines353 N. River Road • 847-803-GOLF

Lake Park Golf Course & Marina1015 Howard Avenue • 847-391-5730

Mountain View Adventure Center510 E. Algonquin Road • 847-391-5733

Mystic Waters2025 Miner Street • 847-391-5740

Prairie Lakes Aquatic Center515 E. Thacker Street • 847-391-5711

Prairie Lakes Community Center515 E. Thacker Street • 847-390-4949