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Registration Now Open!

Join us for unique adventures all summer long! Campers "discover" new experiences and friendships each week through games, craft activities, theme days, field trips and swimming in a structured environment.

Camp Discover incorporates character education with the pillars of the...

Character Counts System: Trustworthiness, Respect, Responsibility, Fairness, Caring and Citizenship

Camp Includes...

  • Swimming at Hopkins Pool 3+ times a week
  • Weekly field trips & themes
  • Breakfast & Lunch provided by VAC
  • Direction by educators & coaches
  • Air conditioned activity areas(when needed)

Children entering K-6th grade (2018-19 school year)

Monday-Friday 7:30am-4:30pm
After Camp Flex Hour: 4:30-5:30pm

Littlejohn Elementary School | Hopkins Park Shelter (August)

Camp Discover Fees

One-time Registration Fee: $25 ($35 after June 1st)

Individual Week Payment Option: $130 per week

  • $10 minimum deposit required to hold weekly spot.
  • Weekly fees must be paid in full prior to start of the week.
  • Add $10 if complete payment is not made seven (7) days prior to start of the camp week.
  • If a cancellation is requested, there is a $10 service fee per week canceled.

Full Camp Payment Option: $1,240 (10 weeks - $124/wk)

Payment must be made in full by May 26th to receive discount. Full Camp registration is available online.

After Camp Flex Option: $25 per week

A quick parent meeting will be held in the Hopkins Terrace Room on Wednesday, May 23rd, at 6:00 pm. Please bring all emergency contact information to meeting.

How to Register...

Step 1: Pay One-time Registration Fee

ONLINE at or IN-PERSON at Sports & Rec Center (1765 S. 4th Street)

One-Time Registration Fee Online

Step 2: Select Weeks and Payment Options

CALL OR VISIT WENDY at Sports and Rec Center Mon-Fri (815) 758-7756.
Wendy will assist in registering for individual weeks and review deposit/payment options.


Blackberry Farm
DeKalb Fire Station
Discovery Center
Sycamore Beach
Carlson Ice Arena
Bowling @ Mardi Gras Lanes
Kane County Cougars Game
Sycamore Family Sports Center

*All trips are tentative and weather permitting, Field trip schedule will be announced later in spring*