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Lemont Area 2013 Summer Camp Guide

Enrollment is starting soon for many summer camps. Here's a selection of summer camps in and around Lemont.

With the choice and variety of summer camps available in the western suburbs in 2013, boredom won't be an option for Lemont children.

Organizations, from the YMCA to your local parks and recreation department, offer dozens of camp choices focused around science, reading, sports, music and more. Whether you're looking for an all-around experience or a more focused camp, this list features a few in your town and nearby.

Lemont

Lemont Park District

Where: 16028 127th St., Lemont, IL 60439

Information: The Lemont Park District offers a variety of summer camp programs for students ages 5 to 16.

Contact: Visit the Lemont Park District website at for more information.

Allegro Music & Dance Academy

Where: 315 Canal St., Lemont, IL 60439

Information: Allegro Academy offers a variety of summer dance and music camps for for students in pre-school through freshman in high school. The academy also has locations in Bolingbrook and Lockport.

Contact: Call the office at 1-877-ULEARN3 or visit www.allegro-academy.com for more information.

First Church of the Nazarene

Where: 12725 Bell Road, Lemont, IL 60439

Information: Summer day camps for ages 3 to 10 will offer a wide range of age specific games and group activities.

Contact: Visit www.nazarenerecreation.com for more information.

Woodridge

Summer Camp

Where: 2600 Center Dr., Woodridge IL 60517

Information: The Woodridge Park District offers two summer-long camp programs in the months of June, July, and August. Adventure Camp is for Grades 1-5 and Trek & Travel Camp is for Grades 6-8. Each program offers weekly field trips, organized group activities, and other outdoor adventures.

Details: Information about 2013 programs was not yet available.

Woodridge, Lemont, Lisle

Kindercare

Where: 

  • 12404 S. Archer Ave., Lemont, IL 60439
  • 1640 Eisenhower Lane, Lisle, IL 60532
  • 6420 College Rd., Lisle, IL 60532
  • 7450 N. Woodward Ave., Woodridge, IL 60517
  • 7040 N. Woodward Ave., Woodridge, IL 60517

Information: With five locations in Lemont, Woodridge and Lisle, Kindercare offers a 12-week summer camp program for ages 3 to 12. Whether your child is interested in science, cooking, art, or sports; there’s something for everybody to keep busy this summer.

Contact: 888-523-6765

DuPage County

Forest Preserve District of DuPage County

Where: Locations vary based on programs.

Information: Each summer, the Forest Preserve District offers a variety of four- or five-day camps for kids ages 4 to 14. A number of camps are offered ranging from equestrian to nature camps.

Details: Registration forms for 2013 were not yet available online. 

College of DuPage

Where: 425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

Information: College of DuPage has fun-filled and challenging summer camp programs for children of all ages. 

Contact: Program Coordinator Georgia Madden at 630-942-2063.

Downers Grove

Indian Boundary YMCA Day Camp

Where: 711 59th St., Downers Grove, IL 60516-1420

Information: At Y camp, they create an exciting, safe environment for kids to have an unforgettable summer of fun. And while they’re taking part in unique experiences and adventures, they’re also building self-esteem, developing interpersonal skills and making lasting friendships and memories.

Contact: Shannon Payton, 630-968-8400

Naperville

Kroehler YMCA

Where: 34 S. Washington St., Naperville, IL 60540-5331

Information: Summer day camps. At Y summer camps, kids will experience new things, develop new skills, and have fun along the way.

Contact: Polly Rhodes, 630-527-6599 

Additional information: This camp offers financial aid. Contact the camp for additional information.

Fry Family YMCA Day Camp

Where: 2120 95th St., Naperville, IL 60564

Information: Safari Club Camp, day camp. At Y summer camps, kids will experience new things, develop new skills, and have fun along the way.

Contact: Claudia Langoni 630-904-9595, 

Naperville Park District

Where: Locations vary for programs

Information: No matter what your kids are interetsted in, Naperville Park District has summer camps that are sure to please. Choose from a variety of sports camps and creative camps for kids ages 2-17.

Details: Online registration begins at 8:30 a.m. April 22.

North Central College

Where: Naperville Campus

Information: Registration is now open for summer camps. Summer camps and workshops include academic, athletic, fine arts camps and community musicals.

Contact: 630-637-5560

Details: A 10 percent discount is available for those who sign up by May 6.  Programs serve areas including: Naperville, Aurora, Warrenville, Lemont, Downers Grove, Lisle, Plainfield, Bolingbrook, Wheaton, Oswego, Geneva and St. Charles.

DuPage Children’s Museum

Where: 301 N. Washington St., Naperville, IL 60540

Information: Engage and encourage young minds with our camp offerings! Bring your curiosity and sense of wonder as you join museum educators for fun activities, games, crafts and other hands-on projects that explore the arts, science and math. The museum offers summer camps for all ages. Enrollment is limited and all camps require pre-registration and pre-payment.

Contact: Register online or call 630-637-8000.

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Kealy Schroeder March 15, 2013 at 04:00 PM
Champions Where: • 16100 W. 127 St. Lemont, IL 60439 • 3935 Highland Ave, Downers Grove, IL 60515 Information: With two locations in Lemont and Downers Grove, Champions has a fantastic fun summer that’s made for everyone ages 5-12 years old. Kids want to have fun this summer. Give them six exciting camps within one that will keep them active and engaged all summer. Contact: Program Coordinator Kealy Schroeder 630-568-1200 ex: 1223 Details: Enroll online today! www.discoverchampions.com

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