Summer Day Camps

Summer Day Camps

2018 Summer Day Camps

  • Next Program Starts: 06/19/18
  • Instructor: Jill Hurwitz
  • Ages: 10 - 19

Come play in the mud, two afternoons a week! No experience is necessary, just a desire to explore clay both on and off the wheel on a deeper level than a single class can provide. We'll explore surface decoration, sculpture, throwing, trimming, and even loading and firing kilns. You'll be encouraged to develop your own ideas, with tips and help from an experienced teacher.


  • Next Program Starts: 06/21/18
  • Instructor: Chrissy Fee
  • Ages: 3 - 6

This very popular camp incorporates imagination, movement, pantomime, music, dance and enchanting costumes to make for a wonderful summer experience. Each week we will explore a new theme, learn basic ballet, improve motor skills, complete an arts & crafts project and enjoy a yummy snack. Please have your child toilet trained as the insturctor will not change diapers. This camp meets one cay a week for two hours. You may sign up for as many days as you wish. Please bring a small snack to class, we will provide water during snack time.


  • Next Program Starts: 06/25/18
  • Instructor: Hot Shots Sports Staff
  • Ages: 3 - 5

Campers are introduced to sports such as Soccer, T-ball, Football, Kickball and other group games. The goal is to provide the opportunity for each child to develop motor skills and nurture his/her growth socially and emotionally through teamwork and good sportsmanship. All campers will receive a camp T-shirt. Bring a snack and drink each day, and come ready to play. Camp Highlights: 6: 1 Camper to Counselor Ratio, Camp T-Shirt, Team Gameplay and Competition


  • Next Program Starts: 06/25/18
  • Instructor: Hot Shots Sports Staff
  • Ages: 6 - 8

Camper are introduced to a variety of sports including football, baseball, kickball, floor hockey, soccer, basketball and more. Participants focus on skill development and fundamentals for each respective sport, followed by game play. Coaches concentrate on developing individual skills set while ensuring a positive and energetic atmosphere. All campers will receive a camp T-shirt. Bring a snack and drink each day, and come ready to play.Camp Highlights: 6: 1 Camper to Counselor Ratio, Camp T-Shirt, Team Gameplay and Competition


  • Next Program Starts: 06/25/18
  • Instructor: Hoops4 Health
  • Ages: 4 - 7

Afternoon OnlyOur Little Ballers Summer Camp features fundamental basketball skill training, 5 on 5 Tournament, contests, prizes, awards, and much more. Each camp week will also feature a special guest who are professionals in their field of Nutrition, Tai-Chi, Yoga, and Fitness Training. The Hoops4Health Staff will be building the skills necessary to become a better player. We will also teach proper teamwork and sportsmanship which is vital to becoming a strong basketball player. Our professional staff has worked with kids of all ages and skill levels. We take great pride in personal attention and hands on teaching. At the end of each camp week, awards will be given out for including MVP, Defensive Player, Sportsmanship, and Most Improved. Have your child spend the summer time with Hoops4Health and become a better basketball player while having a lot of fun! Movies/Cartoons shown at lunchtime. Full day campers should bring their own lunch. Details:45 minutes Skills, 45 minutes Movies/Cartoons 45 minutes Games/ContestsFocus is on learning the rules, spots on the court, basic fundamentals, teamwork, sportsmanship, and court spacing. Each session we progress in learning how to play in a game setting. Fundamentals covered include Triple Threat Stance, proper shooting form, moving/cutting without the ball, defense, passing, rebounding, and dribbling. There will be a variety of competitions, contests, and prizes. 5 on 5 tournamentLocation: Winnetka Bible Church (WBC) 555 Birch St. Winnetka, IL


  • Next Program Starts: 06/25/18
  • Instructor: Hoops4 Health
  • Ages: 2nd - 12th

Full DayOur Build the Skills Summer Basketball Camp features fundamental basketball skill training, 5 on 5 Tournament, contests, prizes, awards, and much more. Each camp week will also feature a special guest who are professionals in their field of Nutrition, Tai-Chi, Yoga, and Fitness Training. The Hoops4Health Staff will be building the skills necessary to become a better player. We will also teach proper teamwork and sportsmanship which is vital to becoming a strong basketball player. Our professional staff has worked with kids of all ages and skill levels. We take great pride in personal attention and hands on teaching. At the end of each camp week, awards will be given out for including MVP, Defensive Player, Sportsmanship, and Most Improved. Have your child spend the summer time with Hoops4Health and become a better basketball player while having a lot of fun!DetailsFundamentals covered include Triple Threat Stance, proper shooting form, moving/cutting without the ball, defense, passing, rebounding, and dribbling. ? ?Dribbling Hand/Eye Coordination/Flexibility, Toughness, Body Control, Conditioning/Core WorkMental Aspect of the Game, sportsmanship, positive attitude, off court maintenance, healthy lifestyleCreating Space off the dribble, Combination Moves On court communication, Screen and Roll Situations, Finishing off a foul, Basketball IQ, And more!There will be a variety of competitions, contests, awards, and prizes.5 on 5 or 3 on 3 TournamentLocation: Winnetka Community House (WCH)


  • Next Program Starts: 07/16/18
  • Instructor: Skyline Studios Childrens Theatre Company
  • Ages: 5 - 7

Our actors and actresses will explore the singing and dancing adventures of this classic story! All actors involved in this program will rehearse daily to learn songs, scenes, and dances from Shrek. Each cast member will receive a script for practice at home. Get ready for a fabulous show. Broadway, here we come! The ensemble will present their show on Friday, July 27th at 4:30


  • Next Program Starts: 07/16/18
  • Instructor: Hot Shots Sports Staff
  • Ages: 3 - 5

Registering for this package will enroll you in two weeks of camp.Campers are introduced to sports such as Soccer, T-ball, Football, Kickball and other group games. The goal is to provide the opportunity for each child to develop motor skills and nurture his/her growth socially and emotionally through teamwork and good sportsmanship. All campers will receive a camp T-shirt. Bring a snack and drink each day, and come ready to play.


  • Next Program Starts: 07/16/18
  • Instructor: Hot Shots Sports Staff
  • Ages: 3 - 5

Registering for this package will enroll you in three weeks of camp.Campers are introduced to sports such as Soccer, T-ball, Football, Kickball and other group games. The goal is to provide the opportunity for each child to develop motor skills and nurture his/her growth socially and emotionally through teamwork and good sportsmanship. All campers will receive a camp T-shirt. Bring a snack and drink each day, and come ready to play.


  • Next Program Starts: 07/16/18
  • Instructor: Hot Shots Sports Staff
  • Ages: 3 - 5

Registering for this package will enroll you in four weeks of camp.Campers are introduced to sports such as Soccer, T-ball, Football, Kickball and other group games. The goal is to provide the opportunity for each child to develop motor skills and nurture his/her growth socially and emotionally through teamwork and good sportsmanship. All campers will receive a camp T-shirt. Bring a snack and drink each day, and come ready to play.


  • Next Program Starts: 07/16/18
  • Instructor: Hot Shots Sports Staff
  • Ages: 6 - 8

Registering for this package will enroll you in two weeks of camp.Camper are introduced to a variety of sports including football, baseball, kickball, floor hockey, soccer, basketball and more. Participants focus on skill development and fundamentals for each respective sport, followed by game play. Coaches concentrate on developing individual skills set while ensuring a positive and energetic atmosphere. All campers will receive a camp T-shirt. Bring a snack and drink each day, and come ready to play.Camp Highlights: 6: 1 Camper to Counselor Ratio, Camp T-Shirt, Team Gameplay and Competition


  • Next Program Starts: 07/16/18
  • Instructor: Hot Shots Sports Staff
  • Ages: 6 - 8

Registering for this package will enroll you in three weeks of camp.Camper are introduced to a variety of sports including football, baseball, kickball, floor hockey, soccer, basketball and more. Participants focus on skill development and fundamentals for each respective sport, followed by game play. Coaches concentrate on developing individual skills set while ensuring a positive and energetic atmosphere. All campers will receive a camp T-shirt. Bring a snack and drink each day, and come ready to play.Camp Highlights: 6: 1 Camper to Counselor Ratio, Camp T-Shirt, Team Gameplay and Competition


  • Next Program Starts: 07/16/18
  • Instructor: Hot Shots Sports Staff
  • Ages: 6 - 8

Registering for this package will enroll you in four weeks of camp.Camper are introduced to a variety of sports including football, baseball, kickball, floor hockey, soccer, basketball and more. Participants focus on skill development and fundamentals for each respective sport, followed by game play. Coaches concentrate on developing individual skills set while ensuring a positive and energetic atmosphere. All campers will receive a camp T-shirt. Bring a snack and drink each day, and come ready to play.Camp Highlights: 6: 1 Camper to Counselor Ratio, Camp T-Shirt, Team Gameplay and Competition


  • Next Program Starts: 07/30/18
  • Instructor: TechStars Computer Explorers
  • Ages: 6 - 8

Explore TWO great programs in this half-day camp! Have you ever wondered how electronics work? Students will gain hands-on experience building projects. Working with a partner you will learn about electronics, electrical components and all types of circuits & they'll take home a working Copper Tape Circuit. Note: No computers are used in this part of the program. In the second part of the program, you will dive into the world of video game animation. Working in teams, you?ll add sound effects and music clips to create a dynamic video animation game using Scratch, an object oriented coding platform designed just for kids! Creativity rules in this fun version of video game design!


  • Next Program Starts: 07/30/18
  • Instructor: TechStars Computer Explorers
  • Ages: 9 - 12

Explore TWO great programs in this half-day camp! Students will have a ton of FUN using their creativity and strategy to develop a multi-level computer game in Sploder! They will work in pairs to create games like a Retro Arcade, Platformer, Physics Puzzle and 3D Space Adventure! Next, they will dive into the world of video game animation -by using Scratch to create characters that dance, sing and interact with one another. Working in teams, you?ll add sound effects and music clips to create a dynamic video animation game by using software created just for kids. Creativity rules in this fun version of video game design!


  • Next Program Starts: 08/06/18
  • Instructor: TechStars Computer Explorers
  • Ages: 6 - 7

Explore TWO great programs in this half-day camp. Young engineers will build working models of simple machines such as a crane, rolling vehicle and a merry-go-round. They will learn about levers, gears, pulleys, wheels and axles using LEGO® Simple Machines kits. Students will work in teams on activities designed around creativity, exploring, investigating and problem solving in a fun group environment. Note: No computers are used in this program. Next meet Edison! Students will discover robotics as they work with Edison, the LEGO® compatible, programmable Bot! Students will use barcodes to program Edison to do everything from making music to 'battling" in the Sumo ring! Students ages 6 to 8 will also be introduced to basic graphical programming.


  • Next Program Starts: 08/06/18
  • Instructor: TechStars Computer Explorers
  • Ages: 9 - 12

Explore TWO great programs in this half-day camp! The BBC microbit is a pocket-sized computer that you can code, customise and control to bring your digital ideas, games and apps to life. The microbit is a powerful mini-computer! Students will see their code come to life in a physical and tactile environment. They will create emoticon displays, games, messages, light and music. Kids will take home a Microbit kit at the end of class. Python is a powerful, expressive programming language that's easy to learn and fun to use! Working with a partner, we?ll guide you through the basics as you experiment with unique (and often hilarious) programs including secret agents, thieving ravens, and more. Work on programming puzzles designed to stretch your brain and strengthen your understanding of this new language! You?ll learn basic data structures like lists and maps and how to organize and reuse your code with functions and modules. Who knew you could learn a new language in just a week!


  • Next Program Starts: 08/13/18
  • Instructor: Hot Shots Sports Staff
  • Ages: 4 - 6

Join us for our annual Summer Camp where kids participate in a stimulating and competitive environment. Focus will be on helping the kids with teamwork and fundamentals while playing a variety of sports throughout the week. Prizes and awards will be given out daily, and participants will be rewarded for effort and sportsmanship. Campers are encouraged to bring a snack and water bottle.


  • Next Program Starts: 08/13/18
  • Instructor: TinkerRworks .com
  • Ages: 9 - 12

In this special edition of TinkRworks robotics, TinkRers will build, wire-up, program and customize their own Star Wars themed droid! TinkRers will learn introductory robotics and computer programming skills as they make a fully-functioning, remote-controlled droid that moves, flashes lights, and plays droid-like sounds at the TinkRers command. Along the way, they will develop STEAM skills and apply their reasoning and problem-solving skills to solve for many challenges. Best of all, TinkRers will continue the fun at home as they will keep what they make and the best part? They get to take it home and show their family and friends what they've created.


  • Next Program Starts: 08/13/18
  • Instructor: TinkerRworks .com
  • Ages: 7 - 10

Get ready to roll up your sleeves and join us in this one-of-a- kind design, build, and fly activity. In this class, students will use TinkrCAD software to design their drones and print with 3D printers. They will then learn to put the circuitry together and code it, and learn to fly their very own quadcopter (drone with 4 propellers) from scratch! TinkRers as we call them?will learn about the science of flight as they design their drones in ways that allow them to achieve compromises between speed, acrobatics, and stability.


  • Next Program Starts: 08/20/18
  • Instructor: Bulls Basketball Schools Staff
  • Ages: Kindergarten - 5th

The Chicago Bulls Youth Academy is coming to your neighborhood!This summer, learn from the best and let the Chicago Bulls Youth Academy teach your child how to play like a Champion! Over the last 19 years more than 45,000 youth basketball players have developed their essential basketball fundamentals through participating in a Chicago Bulls Youth Academy camp.Camps are offered to two age groups. The rookie camp, for ages 5-8, is for beginners focused on understanding and improving their game through fun drills. For basketball players, ages 9-12, coaches work on the "team" concept and advancing their skills in ball handling, passing, shooting, rebounding, and footwork. Student to instructor ratio is 10:1 or less.Summer campers receive an evaluation form and graduation certificate at the end of camp plus a Chicago Bulls duffel bag, indoor/outdoor basketball, t-shirt and two tickets to a Windy City Bulls game.In addition to honing their skills on the court, every Chicago Bulls Youth Academy camper receives an exclusive United Center Experience at the home of the Chicago Bulls. Along with one guest, campers will have photo opportunities on court and with the Bulls? six NBA World Championship trophies, a tour of the United Center, meet and greets with Bulls entertainers and a shopping experience at the Madhouse Team Store. As a special bonus, campers will participate in a Q&A session with a current or former Bulls player or personality.


  • Next Program Starts: 08/20/18
  • Instructor: Bulls Basketball Schools Staff
  • Ages: 9 - 12

The Chicago Bulls Youth Academy is coming to your neighborhood!This summer, learn from the best and let the Chicago Bulls Youth Academy teach your child how to play like a Champion! Over the last 19 years more than 45,000 youth basketball players have developed their essential basketball fundamentals through participating in a Chicago Bulls Youth Academy camp.Camps are offered to two age groups. The rookie camp, for ages 5-8, is for beginners focused on understanding and improving their game through fun drills. For basketball players, ages 9-12, coaches work on the "team" concept and advancing their skills in ball handling, passing, shooting, rebounding, and footwork. Student to instructor ratio is 10:1 or less.Summer campers receive an evaluation form and graduation certificate at the end of camp plus a Chicago Bulls duffel bag, indoor/outdoor basketball, t-shirt and two tickets to a Windy City Bulls game.In addition to honing their skills on the court, every Chicago Bulls Youth Academy camper receives an exclusive United Center Experience at the home of the Chicago Bulls. Along with one guest, campers will have photo opportunities on court and with the Bulls? six NBA World Championship trophies, a tour of the United Center, meet and greets with Bulls entertainers and a shopping experience at the Madhouse Team Store. As a special bonus, campers will participate in a Q&A session with a current or former Bulls player or personality.