WINNETKA COMMUNITY HOUSE
SUMMER CAMP GUIDE
R E G I S T E R T O D AY AT W I N N E T K A C O M M U N I T Y H O U S E . O R G
Permit No. 50 Winnetka, IL
Non-Profit Org. U.S. Postage
SUMMER N EW T H IS YE AR: Cornflakes Junior Summer Camp
Cornﬂakes Staff This unique outdoor-based camp offers a combination of creative activities and educational experiences for children ages 33 months through six years of age. Our goal at Cornﬂakes is to develop the whole child and to treat each child as an individual. Children are encouraged to explore their outdoor world through developmentally appropriate activities. The outdoor approach helps to increase each child’s awareness, enjoyment and respect for nature. Daily activities may include adventure walks down the Green Bay Trail, water play at Maple Beach and arts and crafts. Each week culminates with a special event. The staff help foster positive self concept by providing opportunities for achieving success and developing a child’s creativity and use of problem-solving. Each participant will attend a weekly ceramics lesson in our state-ofthe-art ceramics studio. Counselors are college age or older. Children must be toilet trained by the ﬁrst day of camp. Children who sign up for the extended day program must bring a lunch and drink. Payment: 50% when registering. 50% by the ﬁrst day of camp. For more information contact Patti Schmidt, Early Childhood Supervisor at 847-446-7615. No camp July 4. TWO DAYS A WEEK June 11–July 25 1900-0 Tuesday Thursday 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Ages: 33 months–6 years Member: $550 Non-Member: $650
THREE DAYS A WEEK June 10–July 26 1900-2 Monday Wednesday Friday 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Ages: 33 months–6 years Member: $692 Non-Member: $822
FIVE DAYS A WEEK June 10–July 26 1900-4 Monday–Friday 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Ages: 33 months–6 years Member: $960 Non-Member: $1142
TWO DAYS A WEEK EXTENDED June 11–July 25 1900-1 Tuesday Thursday 9:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. Ages: 3–6 Member: $708 Non-Member: $838
THREE DAYS A WEEK EXTENDED June 10–July 26 1900-3 Monday Wednesday Friday 9:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. Ages: 3–6 Member: $1008 Non-Member: $1198
FIVE DAYS A WEEK EXTENDED June 10–July 26 1900-5 Monday–Friday 9:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. Ages: 3–6 Member: $1428 Non-Member: $1702
CORNFLAKES SENIOR CAMP FOR GRADES 1–3 UNIOR COUNSELOR CAMP FOR GRADES 7–9 Cornflakes Senior Camp
Cornflakes Staff This camp is an outdoor adventure camp for children entering grades one through three this fall. The enriching, fun-filled camp includes local walking field trips, arts and crafts, cooking projects, hiking the Green Bay Trail, beach days at Maple Beach and theme days every week. Each child will also have a weekly ceramics class. Please send your child with a lunch and drink daily if they are staying until 2:00 p.m. THREE DAYS A WEEK June 10–July 26 1900-8 Monday Wednesday Friday 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Grades: 1–3 Member: $588 Non-Member: $705
THREE DAYS A WEEK EXTENDED June 10–July 26 1900-6 Monday Wednesday Friday 9:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. Grades: 1–3 Member: $840 Non-Member: $1008
FIVE DAYS A WEEK June 10–July 26 1900-9 Monday–Friday 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Grades: 1–3 Member: $945 Non-Member: $1134 No class: 7/4
FIVE DAYS A WEEK EXTENDED June 10–July 26 1900-7 Monday–Friday 9:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. Grades: 1–3 Member: $1400 Non-Member: $1680
JUNIOR COUNSELOR PROGRAM
Cornflakes Staff This is an opportunity for students entering grades seven through nine in the fall to learn how to be a camp counselor! This camp is a combination of class room time and practical job experience. The Junior counselors will be trained in CPR and AED use. We will concentrate on leadership skills necessary to be a successful counselor. All participants will be placed with our Cornflakes Camp. June 10–July 26 1902-0 Monday–Friday 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Grade 7–9 Member: $120 Non-Member: $144 No class: 7/4
SUMMER CAMPS Camp Amigos
Chess Wizards Camp
Amigos Program Everyday will be a special day at Camp Amigos. We will laugh, play, create, sing, paint, cook and discover great wonders. Best of all, we will do it all while learning Spanish! Camp Amigos uses a highly controlled vocabulary introduced in conjunction with fun theme days. All instructors are experienced in early childhood and at least one instructor is a native speaker.
Chess Wizards Would you like to go on a journey to learn cool openings, mid-games with all the pins, double attacks, endgames and even bughouse? Would you like to be a part of a successful chess team, designed to cater to all levels of chess players? If so, join Chess Wizards for this camp! Campers will learn how to play chess in a fun atmosphere with both indoor and outdoor activities. This camp is for beginning and intermediate level players. No previous experience is needed. Children should bring their own lunch and a drink, but snacks will be provided. All campers will receive a chessboard, a Chess Wizards shirt, score book, trophy, work folder and certificate of achievement!
June 3–7 Monday–Friday Ages: 4–6 Member: $125
1802-3 9:30–11:30 a.m. Non-Member: $150
June 24–28 2720-3 Monday–Friday 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Grades: Kindergarten–Eighth Member: $220 Non-Member: $264 August 5–August 9 2720-4 Monday–Friday 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Grades: Kindergarten–Eighth Member: $220 Non-Member: $264
Lego Fun-Gineering New! & Movie Making Camp Summer Explorers Tiny Treks This is an innovative camp for families who want to teach their children about the world through exploration of their natural surroundings. We believe children learn best through hands-on experiences which build self-esteem and encourage a love of nature. Activities will include short stimulating hikes in a variety of outdoor settings, music, art projects and games. Please bring a lunch and drink. June 3–5 1710-4 Monday–Wednesday 9:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. Ages: 4–6 Member: $132 Non-Member: $159 August 5–7 1710-5 Monday–Wednesday 9:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. Ages: 4–6 Member: $132 Non-Member: $159
Computer Explorers Campers will work on two great programs each day in this camp: LEGO FUN-Gineering and Digital Movie Making! Each day we will work in teams to build machines, learning about engineering concepts such as levers, pulleys and gears and then put our new skills to work for our catapult challenge at the end of the week! We’ll also form production teams to script, storyboard and film our own digital movie, learning skills like stop-motion animation and editing with special effects. Please bring a sack lunch and drink. June 10–14 1220-0 Monday–Friday 9:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m. Grades: 2–4 Member: $300 Non-Member: $360
Robotics & New! Website Design Camp Computer Explorers Campers will work on two great programs each day in this camp: LEGO robotics and website design! Learn more about Engineering and programming to make your LEGO robots come to life! We’ll switch gears each day to learn how to create our own websites, working with a partner to make your ideas come to life! Please bring a sack lunch and drink. August 5–9 Monday–Friday Grades: 2–5 Member: $300
1220-1 9:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m. Non-Member: $360
Amazing Minds Mini Camp Amazing Minds Take a journey with Amazing Minds for a mini-summer camp that develops problem solving skills, creativity and critical thinking in children. Campers will travel the world and to Italy, China, New York and Australia to celebrate creativity and encourage imagination! Then it’s home sweet home to Chicago. In our lovely Second City children will explore their favorite landmarks and discover new ones. June 10–14 Monday–Friday Grades: 1–3 Member: $160 June 10–14 Monday–Friday Grades: 1–3 Member: $160 July 8–12 Monday–Friday Grades: 1–3 Member: $160 July 8–12 Monday–Friday Grades: 1–3 Member: $160
1201-0 9:30–11:00 a.m. Non-Member: $195 1201-1 1:00–2:30 p.m. Non-Member: $195 1201-2 9:30–11:00 a.m. Non-Member: $195 1201-3 1:00–2:30 p.m. Non-Member: $195
DANCE CAMPS Fantasy Dance Camp Meghann Mueller 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 theme, learn basic ballet, improve motor skills, complete an arts and craft project and enjoy a snack. Boys are welcome. Children must be toilet trained. This camp meets one day a week for two hours. The same theme is used each day for a week, however, you may register for more than one day a week. June 10–July 22 Monday Ages: 3–4 Member: $210 June 11–July 23 Tuesday Ages: 3–4 Member: $210
Tiny Tot Dance Camp
Meghann Mueller 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 theme, learn basic ballet, improve our motor skills, complete an arts and craft project and enjoy a yummy snack. Boys are welcome. Each child will receive a special surprise during the last week of camp.
Meghann Mueller Students will learn to dance ballet, tap, jazz, hip-hop and other dance forms. Each day will focus on a new dance form. Students will learn how to choreograph dance numbers. Students will need to wear a leotard and tights or shorts and a T-shirt. No special shoes are needed. Students may dance in socks if they don’t have dance shoes. Whether your child has years of experience in dance or none at all, they will surely enjoy themselves in this fun and exciting camp. Please bring a healthy snack and drink every day. Students will showcase what they learned on the last day of class to parents and friends.
June 10–July 22 Monday Ages: 4–5 Member: $210
1412-0 9:30–11:30 a.m. Non-Member: $252
August 12–16 Monday–Friday Ages: 7–10 Member: $180
1470-0 9:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Non-Member: $216
June 12–July 24 Wednesday Ages: 3–4 Member: $210 June 13–July 25 Thursday Ages: 3–4 Member: $180 No class: 07/04 June 14–July 26 Friday Ages: 3–4 Member: $210
1412-1 1:30–3:30 p.m. Non-Member: $252 1412-2 9:30–11:30 a.m. Non-Member: $252 1412-3 9:30–11:30 a.m. Non-Member: $252 1412-4 9:30–11:30 a.m. Non-Member: $216 1412-5 9:30–11:30 a.m. Non-Member: $252
SPORTS CAMPS Chicago Bulls Basketball Schools Bulls/Sox Academy This summer, learn from the best and let the Chicago Bulls teach you how to play like a champion! Since 1999, the Chicago Bulls have brought quality basketball camps to boys and girls throughout Chicagoland. More than 45,000 youth basketball players have developed essential basketball fundamentals including ball handling, passing, shooting, rebounding, individual moves, footwork and team concepts. We work on every part of your child’s game. Student to instructor ratio will be 10:1 or less. During the camp each player will compete in the Bulls Skills Competition. At the end of the summer, the top three contestants will compete in the finals on the floor of the United Center (date TBD). Each camper will receive a Chicago Bulls duffel bag, Bulls indoor/outdoor basketball, shirt, evaluation report and graduation certificate. Each camp participant, along with one guest, will be invited to the United Center, home of the Chicago Bulls, for a Q&A session with a Bulls personality and a current or former Bulls player! The rookie camp is a beginner camp focused on building fundamentals and fun drills to get the children to understand the game and improve their play. For children in the Veteran camp, coaches work on the team concept and refining and advancing the skills for the serious or soon-to-be serious player.
Rookie August 5–9 Monday–Friday Ages: 6–8 Member: $199 Veteran August 5–9 Monday–Friday Ages: 9–12 Member: $199
3950-0 8:30–11:30 a.m. Non-Member: $199 3950-1 1:00–4:00 p.m. Non-Member: $199
Hot shots sports Summer Camp New!
Hot Shots Sports Join us for our annual summer camp where children participate in a stimulating and competitive environment. Focus will be on helping campers 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. This camp features a 6:1 camper to counselor ratio. June 17–21 3953-5 August 19–23 3952-3 June 10–14 3953-2 Monday–Friday 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Monday–Friday 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Monday–Friday 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Ages: 4–7 Ages: 4–7 Ages: 4–7 Member: $185 Non-Member: $222 Member: $185 Non-Member: $222 Member: $185 Non-Member: $222 June 10–14 Monday–Friday Ages: 4–7 Member: $185 June 10–14 Monday–Friday Ages: 4–7 Member: $375
3953-3 1:00–4:00 p.m. Non-Member: $222 3953-4 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Non-Member: $450
June 17–21 Monday–Friday Ages: 4–7 Member: $185 June 17–21 Monday–Friday Ages: 4–7 Member: $375
3953-6 1:00–4:00 p.m. Non-Member: $222 3953-7 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Non-Member: $450
August 19–23 Monday–Friday Ages: 4–7 Member: $185 August 19–23 Monday–Friday Ages: 4–7 Member: $375
3952-4 1:00–4:00 p.m. Non-Member: $222 3952-5 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Non-Member: $450
British Soccer Camp New! Challenger Sports British Soccer Camp provides young players of all abilities with the opportunity to receive high-level soccer coaching from a team of international experts in their own community. The camp involves individual foot skills, technical drills, tactical practices, small-sided games and scrimmages. Soccer skills are coached within a framework of character development based on respect, responsibility, integrity, leadership and sportsmanship. We offer a cultural education too! Our ever-popular Camp World Cup Tournament allows us to introduce players to the geography, traditions and
culture of other great soccer-playing countries. With each week-long camp, your child will receive a free shirt, soccer ball, giant fold-out poster and a personal player evaluation. Campers should bring plenty of water each day. Campers should wear summer active wear, shin guards and athletic shoes. Enjoy a unique week learning about a different culture build a new friendship and save on camp fees by hosting a coach! Visit winnetkacommunityhouse.org for details!
June 24–28 Monday–Friday Ages: 2–4 Member: $105
3954-8 9:00–10:00 a.m. Non-Member: $105
June 24–28 3954-7 Monday–Friday 10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Ages: 4–6 Member: $115 Non-Member: $115
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Unforgettable parties on the north shore! Winnetka Community House makes birthday parties easy! We offer full service parties complete with entertainment, setup and clean up. Our party coordinator can help you plan your party and select from a variety of entertainers and activities including magic, dance, sports and more. Our parties will make your childâ€™s birthday an event theyâ€™ll never forget! To see all our parties visit winnetkacommunityhouse.org/birthdays or call 847-446-3207. WINNETKACOMMUNITYHOUSE.ORG
Great camps for kids of all ages and interests!