Enrollment is starting soon for many summer camps. Here are just a few of the many summer camps available in and around Huntley.
Huntley Park District, 12015 Mill Street, Huntley
The park district has a variety camps for children in preschool to teens.
Information: A day camp for preschoolers that features theme days like science day, movie day and sports day. There will be sing-a-longs, campfires, games and other camp fun.
Camp Play All-Day, Camp Laugh-a-lot, Camp Adventure
Information: A camp named Play-All Day and Laugh-a-Lot? Sign us up. These camps are for children in kindergarten to fifth grade. Camps focus on adventure, friendship, fun, exploration, discovery and safety, the park district’s website states.
Rec Teen Camp
Information: Camp isn’t just for the little ones, teens can join the fun in their own camp. This camp features field trips including one to an enchanged castle, a water park and a WNBA game. There’s also a camp dance party with a DJ and karaoke.
Let’s Clay and Play
Information: What’s more fun than playing with clay? Children will learn the basics of clay and make projects in this camp.
Under the Sea Camp
Information: Explore life under the sea through drawings, crafts and painting. This is a mini camp for ages 5 to 10 years-old.
Traditional Summer Camp
The YMCA has four resident camps located in Illinois, Wisconsin and Michigan that offer traditional sleep-away camp. A few locations:
Where: Near Fox Lake, Il.
Campers stay in cabins and are grouped according to age and gender. Children are always under staff supervision as they swim, do rope courses, archery, nature hikes and other activities.
Family Camp Nawakwa
Where: Lac de Flambeau, Wis.
Information: Parents can relive summer camp memories, or create new ones, at this unique family camp. The camp is home to the Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians.
Special Interest Camps
Chicago Storm Soccer Camps
Where: 700 Highland Ave., Algonquin
Information: Chicago Storm Soccer Camps gives children a chance to work with professional and collegiate soccer players and coaches. Campers will work on skills and build new ones.
Trinity Lutheran Church
Where: 11008 North Church St., Huntley
Information: This summer’s vacation bible school is “Athens: Paul’s Dangerous Journey to Share the Truth.” The camp will be held June 10-14.