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Explore and Engage

Camp Discover

Join us for unique adventures all summer long! Campers will discover new experiences and friendships each week through games, craft activities, theme days, swimming, and more, all in a structured environment. Camp starts June 1!

Call Recreation Office Coordinator, Wendy Hayes at (815) 758-7756 to register and for more details.

CAMP INCLUDES:

Swimming (3+ times a week) Weekly theme days | Lunch & Snacks provided by the Northern Illinois Food Bank Staffed by educators & coaches | Air-conditioned activity areas (as needed)

AGE:
Children entering K-6th grade (2021-22 school year)

DAY/TIME:
Monday-Friday | 7:00am-5:00pm After Camp Flex Hour | 5:00-6:00pm

LOCATION:
Sports & Recreation Center

FEES:
$140 per week (No residency restrictions!) June 1-4 week pro-rated $112 One-time Registration Fee: $30 per child ($40 after May 17) Full Camp Payment Option: $1,491 (12 weeks), plus one time registration fee. After Camp Flex Option: $25 per week. Payment must be made in full by May 21 to receive discount. A $10 minimum deposit required to hold your weekly spot.

A minimum of 5 campers required for After Camp. A parent meeting will be held virtually on Tuesday, May 11 at 6:00 pm. Emergency contact forms will be distributed through ePACT, the District's online form management program. We're looking forward to an adventurous summer with you!

Questions? Please contact Recreation Supervisor, Andrea Juricic, at ajuricic@dekalbparkdistrict.com


Summer Camp Frequently Asked Questions

Click here to read the RESTORE ILLINOIS Day Camp Guidelines

Does my child have to wear a face mask? Yes, you must provide a face mask for your child to wear at summer camp. Face masks will be worn while indoors and outdoors when 6 feet or less of physical distancing is not possible.

How many children are in the program? Day camps may operate at maximum of 50% of facility capacity with group sizes of 30 participants or fewer (limited to 10 children in programs with changing participants week-by-week). Capacity restrictions will be reassessed based on the latest science and public health metrics on an ongoing basis throughout Phase 4.