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Registration OPEN NOW!

Camp scheduled to start week of May 26 .

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 School District K-6th grade (2019-20 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: $30 ($40 after May 20th)

Individual Week Payment Option: $131 per week (4th of July week pro-rated $105)

  • $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: $1,355 (12 weeks)

Payment must be made in full by May 22nd 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 13th 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 Hopkins Pool.

One-Time Registration Fee Online (registration opens 1/7/20)

Step 2: Select Weeks and Payment Options

CALL OR VISIT WENDY at Hopkins Pool, Mon-Fri (779)777-7262.
Wendy will assist in registering for individual weeks and review deposit/payment options.


Week 1: DeKalb Fire Station - May 27, 2020
Week 2: Mardi Gras Lanes - June 3, 2020
Week 3: Bounce Town - June 10, 2020
Week 4: Sci-Tech Museum - June 17, 2020
Week 5: Sycamore Family Sports and Recreational Center - June 24, 2020
Week 6: Rockford Trampoline Park - July 1, 2020
Week 7: Blackberry Farm - July 8, 2020
Week 8: Funway Amusement Park - July 15, 2020
Week 9: Discover Center - July 22, 2020
Week 10: Splash Country - July 29, 2020
Week 11: Carlson Ice Arena - August 5, 2020
Week 12: Bar B Que - August 12, 2020

*Some field trips are weather permitting