Summer Camp Descriptions & Registration Forms
2023 Summer Camp Information coming soon…
Camp Lunch Forms – 2023
How to Order Camp Lunch
Go to phparks.org
Click on the red registration banner at the top of the page
Log-in to your account
Click on the Search tab
Click “Search all Programs”
Enter “Lunch” in “Key Word search”
“Camp lunch” will be the 1st item
Click on “Check Availability”
And pick the days your camper would like hot lunch.
You can also register at the front desk.
Summer 2023, 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
Please note there will not be day camp on July 3 and 4, 2023.
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! This camp will swim each day the pool during non public hours. All campers will stay in the zero depth end of the pool.
Times: 9:00 am-3:00 pm / Ages: 3Y-5Y / Ratio: 1 counselor per 6 children. Camp Limit: 18
Explorers Camp (Grades: Entering K-2nd)
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 activiites including arts & crafts, small group games, open swim and much more. This camp will take off-site field trips, and swim five days a week.
Camp Adventure (Grades: Entering 3rd-6th)
This camp is designed for our campers ages 8-11Y. 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 3rd-6th / Ratio: 1 counselor per 8 children. Camp Limit: 60
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. We will dividing this camp into grades 2nd-4th and 5th-8th grades.
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
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. Offered for 10 weeks.
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 2023 – Our show will be SCHOOL OF ROCK.
Before Care & After Care
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