Summer Camp Descriptions & Registration Forms

2022 Summer Camp Registration Begins February 14th! 

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Allergy Action Plan

Camp Registration Form

Camp Handbook

Camp Hot Lunch Form  – COMING SOON!

New! ePACT

New for 2022, we will be using an electronic format, ePACT, for paperwork which can be used for Summer Camp, Preschool, and Kinderstop. Parents will need to create 1 account per household and complete the paperwork once for each child. If you already have an ePACT account from another organization, you can give Prospect Heights permission to have access to your information. Updates/specific questions for each program may be required. More information will be sent via email, via website, and will be available at the front desk at Gary Morava Recreation Center.

Emergency Forms will contain the following information (this is not an all-inclusive list):

  • General Child Information
  • Emergency Contacts
  • Authorized/Unauthorized Pick-Up List
  • Allergies (food, environmental, medicine, etc.)
  • Medical Conditions
  • Medications

Early Explorers (Age:  3Y-5Y)

This will be a great first camp experience for our 3Y-5Y campers! We will have lots of indoor and outdoor small group activities, games and crafts!  Children must be completely potty-trained.  Diapers or pull-ups are not allowed.  Enjoy the summer fun with us! Update Summer 2022: Early Explorers camp will be held at the District 23 campus at Ross/Sullivan Schools.  Parents will drop off and pick up directly at the Ross/Sullivan School.  There will be no swimming.  

Times: 9:00 am-3:00 pm / Ages: 3Y-5Y / Ratio: 1 counselor per 6 children. Camp Limit: 18

Camp Adventure (Grades:  Entering K-6th Grade)

This camp is designed for our campers ages 5Y-11Y. Groups will be divided into 5Y-7Y and 8Y-11Y.  This enriching camp will promote a healthy lifestyle through active play and enriching social activities.  Your child’s strengths will be showcased through a variety of daily activities including: arts and crafts, small group games, open swim and much more! This camp will take off-site field trips. 

Times: 9:00 am-3:00 pm / Grades: Entering K-2nd / Ratio: 1 counselor per 7 children. Camp Limit: 50

Top Score Sports Camp (Grades:  Entering 2nd-8th Grade)

This camp is designed for both boys and girls who want to engage in a variety of sport activities.  Campers will participate in volleyball, basketball, soccer, wiffleball, floor hockey, and flag football and other camp favorite group games.  Campers will also learn the value of good sportsmanship and nutrition.   All campers  should wear comfortable clothes and gym shoes.

Times: 9:00 am- 3:00 pm / Grades: Entering 2nd-8th / Ratio: 1 counselor to 8 children. Camp Limit: 50

Camp Voyager (Grades:  Entering 5th-8th Grade)

Come travel with us! This camp will provide a new adventure each day! We will spend three days experiencing all the suburbs have to offer from water parks to entertainment venues. The other two days of the week campers will engage in various small group activities. Campers will gain self esteem by participating in team building activities.  All admissions are included in the camp fees. 

Times: 9:00 am- 3:00 pm / Grades: Entering 5th-8th / Ratio: 1 counselor to 9 children. Camp Limit: 26

The Last Hurrah – SPACE IS LIMITED, REGISTER EARLY! August 9-13 (Grades:  Entering K – 6th)

This is our final week of camp before school starts! This camp will combine Camp Adventure, Top Score Sports, and Camp Voyager for one last week of fun! We will split the kids up by ages.  Nature and science will be featured in this camp.  Combine this with our Warm Up and/or Extra Innings to make this a full day of camp.

Times: 9:00 am- 3:00 pm / Grades: Entering K-6th / Ratio: 1 counselor to 8 children Camp Limit: 50

NEW!  Counselor in Training

Brand new for summer 2021, is our counselor in training camp! The goal of this camp is to focus on developing leadership skills, preparing the camper for a future job interview, and learning how to be a good role model.  During the week long camp, campers will plan and implement innovative camp activities for Early Explorers Camp and Camp Adventure. The campers will be awarded with one field trip each session.

Times: 9:00am-3:00pm  Age: 13-15  

Creative and Performing Arts Day Camp (Grades: Entering 1st-9th)

Lights! Camera! Action! Fun! Join us for a spin on summer camp! Enjoy an amazing Creative and Performing Arts experience that will include singing, acting, dancing, improv, set design, stage makeup and so much more. This is a 5 day camp as we build on skills throughout the week. At the end of every 1 week session we will have a mini show to include small skits that the campers have learned during that week. The camp fee includes 1 in house/off-site special event each week. .  

Times: 9:00 am-3:00 pm / Grades: Entering 1st-9th / Ratio: 1 counselor to 7 children Camp Limit: 50

Production Camp (Grades: Entering 1st -9th)

The curtain is going up…for a summer filled with the excitement and magic of theater! In just a few short weeks, our talented staff will help the campers put on a full-scale musical theatre production! Campers will also learn the basic techniques of acting, singing and dancing for musical theatre. Theatre fundamentals are emphasized with first-hand tricks to memorizing lines, character development, costuming, set design and so much more. Boys and girls are welcome!!! Fee includes a Production t-shirt. SUMMER 2022 – Our show will be WONKA, THE GOLDEN YEARS! 

Warm-ups and Extra Innings

The before and after camp programs are designed exclusively for children enrolled in the Prospect Heights Park District day camps.  Extended activities include games, crafts, gym, swimming, playground and nature.  Children should bring a snack for the after care portion of the day. 

Times: Before 7:00am-9:00am  After  3:00pm-6:00pm  Grades:  K-8th

Prospect Heights Park District COVID-19 Policy

COVID-19 is an extremely contagious virus that spreads easily through person-to-person contact. Federal authorities and the State of Illinois recommend social distancing to prevent the spread of COVID-19.  Contracting COVID-19 can lead to severe illness, personal injury, permanent disability, and death. Participation in Prospect Heights Park District programs could increase the risk of you or your participant contracting COVID-19. Prospect Heights Park District and its staff undertakes every effort to keep our programming spaces clean and disinfected; however as with any public facility, we cannot guarantee that you will be 100% safe from airborne illnesses such as COVID-19 or colds and flu while participating in programs.

Due to COVID-19, participants must demonstrate the following behaviors or they will not be allowed to enroll or to continue to attend Park District programs.

  • Participant needs to show they can wear a mask independently (if mandated) for the duration of the program, except when eating or outside and 6 feet apart.
  • Participants must not touch others and be able to keeping distance from others.