It’s time to think about summer camps. Some Evanston summer camps are taking registrations, while others are still formulating their plans. Now is the time to start looking and start making summer plans for your kids.
Ready to spend the summer dancing? Chicago Ballet Arts is offering a variety of programs from 1-week intensives and workshops to ongoing classes for ages 2 and up. With flexible sessions, highly trained faculty and a commitment to an inclusive, pre-professional program, CBA is the place to be!
To learn more, please visit www.chicagoballetarts.org/summer
915 Foster St, Evanston, IL 60201 | 847.859.6066 |
This unique preschool program is designed to develop small and large motor skills, creativity and imagination while exploring science and experiencing the joys of nature. Each two-week session meets Monday through Thursday and has a different theme. Daily activities combine outdoor exploration with play, crafts, stories, songs and nature discoveries. Campers must be toilet trained.
2024 McCormick Blvd Evanston, IL 60201 | 847.448.8256 |
EcoQuest Day Camp uses the time-honored traditions of summer camp, hands-on experiences, innovative programming and enthusiastic staff to create a summer of fun, while campers achieve a greater understanding of nature and the world around them. Activities include nature discovery and exploration, arts and crafts, outdoor games, stories, songs, imaginative play, scientific experiments and more.
2024 McCormick Blvd Evanston, IL 60201 | 847.448.8256 |
Discover science and nature through adventures into the Biomes of the World! EcoTravelers allows campers to learn about and enjoy the natural world in biomes all over the world. The campers will experience them through experiments, games, challenges, crafts and hands-on activities. Each session includes canoeing, fishing and more outdoor fun.
Lovelance Park Gross Point Rd &, Thayer St, Evanston, IL | 847.448.8256 |
EcoExplorer offers a unique opportunity to older children who are interested in nature and outdoor recreation. This camp unites the awareness of environmental topics with the practical experience of outdoor skills to form a greater appreciation of nature. Campers are encouraged to take part in the world around. We explore solutions to some environmental issues by participating in team building challenges, games, arts, community service projects and hands-on experience. The second week of the camp will focus on outdoor living and camping skills with a foundation in the leave no trace initiative.
2600 Sheridan Rd Evanston, IL 60201| 847.448.8256|
Summer Summit: Adventure Evanston We will lead the campers on all the adventures in and around Evanston. As with all the Ecology Summer Camps, we will be teaching lessons about nature and the environment. We will also take time to enjoy the end of the summer with some classic camp fun. We will tie-dye, play games, do arts and crafts and lots of other fun activities.
1234 Street Boulevard, Skokie, IL | 847.448.8256|
Mudlark Summer Camps are all about creativity, friendships, and fun! With over 30 options for ages 6-14 from Stage Combat to Storytelling to Fantasy Makeup to Shakespeare, we’ve got camps for every young artist. Learn and show off new theater skills without sacrificing classic summer camp moments (water games and ice pops anyone?)
1417 Hinman Ave, Evanston, IL 60201| 847.448.0708|
We offer a variety of different sports camps for children ages 6-14. We have full day and half day camps available throughout the summer.
2454 Oakton St., Evanston, IL 60202| 983.222.2222 |
Immersion in the Arts Camp:Traveling around the world without leaving Evanston through movement, music, visual art, media and drama
District 65 School Locations| 847.448.8263 |
Music Stars Summer Camps are going VIRTUAL! Our one and two week virtual summer camps allow students to create a new musical by mashing up two existing musicals. Students will get to sing, dance and act to bring a hilarious new musical to life. A recording of the full production will be available on the school’s Youtube at the end of the session.
Virtual Summer Camps | 847.866.6260 |
The program runs two and a half weeks and requires an audition, which will be scheduled after you register. Each role is individually cast based on auditions. Serious teens age 13 to 18, who want to work like the professionals. Students learn with director/choreographer Caryn Ott Hillman, music director Christopher Richard and program manager Anya Plotkin…plus special guest directors, musicians and actors…to gain insight into the theatrical process.
516 4th Street Wilmette, IL 60091 | 847.920.5354|
The Kids Company’s Workshops are truly comprehensive. Our workshops’ curriculum focuses on learning to be a triple threat – singing, dancing and acting. We want to better educate children in the arts and the joy of theater. Our workshops are a unique opportunity for children 8–13 to develop confidence in a nurturing and fun atmosphere. Secure your preferred workshop(s) now!
ANNIE – July 5 – 10 , 2021 THE MUSIC MAN – July 12 – 17, 2021 MATILDA – July 19 – 24, 2021 SEUSSICAL – July 26 – 31, 2021 SINGIN IN THE RAIN – August 2 – 7, 2021
516 4th Street Wilmette, IL 60091| 847.920.5354|
Sol y Español Summer Camp! Enjoy total Spanish immersion through fun activities of all kinds! Arts and Crafts, Games, Weekly Beach Days and Weekly Field Trips. Session 1: July 6th – July 16 Session 2: July 19- July 29 Cost: $380 for each session for half days $760 for each session for full days
933 Chicago Ave. Evanston, IL, 60202| 847.328.1491|
Roycemore School is offering three summer camp options: Inspiration Factory, Camp Griffin, and the brand new RoyceX, with virtual and in person options available. All of our camps are designed with the health and safety of campers in mind. Join us for recreational and academic camps designed for enrichment and summer fun!
1200 Davis Street, Evanston IL 60201| 847.866.6055 |
At McGaw Y Summer Day Camp, kids can develop skills, self-confidence, new friendships, and a sense of belonging – all while having tons of fun. We provide a variety of choice-based “camptivities” such as archery, fishing, games and sports, arts and crafts, drama, science, swimming, field trips, and more. A McGaw Y Day Camp experience offers kids the chance to learn new things and enjoy new adventures.
1420 Maple Ave., Evanston, IL 60201| 847.475.8580 |
Little Beans offers a fun-filled camp for kids 3-9 years. Each week brings a new theme and unique fun. The week’s theme is included in the week’s activities and classes. Imaginative play, active play, sports, art, a daily class, a healthy snack, and outdoor games included every day.
430 Asbury Ave., Evanston, IL 60202| 847.807.3731 |
Have you ever dreamed of flying or swimming in the seas? Casting spells or granting wishes? Join us this summer as we make magic! Using music, dance, creative drama, and crafts, Miss Allie will lead young artists through magical creature explorations. Both camps will include time outdoors at a local park and will culminate in a creative performance! June 21-25: Unicorn Camp June 28-July 2: Mermaid Camp Monday-Friday, 9:30am-2:30pm
1934 Dempster Street, Evanston, IL 60202| 847.328.6683 |
Do you want to learn how to play in a band or learn to write songs? School of Rock Highwood and Evanston offer a variety of music camps that enhance these skills! This summer, we are running Green Day/Nirvana, The Beatles, I Love Rock and Roll, and Jam Camps at both our Highwood and Evanston locations. Our local music camps are perfect for musicians of any skill level who want to play guitar, bass, drums, keyboard and vocals. Not sure which camp is a good fit for your rocker? Email us at email@example.com to set up a free trial so you can see the facilities and talk to us about your rockers’ needs!
1311 Sherman Place, Evanston, IL 60201 | 847.433.7625