LAKEFRONT AQUATICS CAMPS

BEGINNER SAILING CAMP
Grade 4-8 as of the 2022-23 school year
Beginning sailors learn basic sailing terms, knots, safety and how to rig a boat. On the water, students will start sailing sunfish and work their way up to catamarans. Campers must be able to swim 50 feet and will be tested on the first day of camp. Location: Gillson Park, Sailing Beach

R-$183/NR-$238

Monday-Thursday 9:30-11:30 am 6/13-6/23
Monday-Thursday Noon-2 pm 6/13-6/23
Monday-Thursday 9:30-11:30 am 6/27-7/7
Monday-Thursday Noon-2 pm 6/27-7/8
Monday-Thursday 9:30-11:30 am 7/11-7/21
Monday-Thursday Noon-2 pm 7/11-7/21
Monday-Thursday 9:30-11:30 am 7/25-8/4
Monday-Thursday Noon-2 pm 7/25-8/4

INTERMEDIATE SAILING CAMP
Grade 4-8 as of the 2022-23 school year
Intermediate sailors receive a review of the basics, then move to more independent time on the vessels. Sailors learn about wind, currents and safety skills. Campers must be able to swim 50 feet, and will be tested on the first day of camp. Location: Gillson Park, Sailing Beach

R-$183/NR-$238

Monday-Thursday 2:30-4:30 pm 6/13-6/23
Monday-Thursday 2:30-4:30 pm 6/27-7/7
Monday-Thursday 2:30-4:30 pm 7/11-7/21
Monday-Thursday 2:30-4:30 pm 7/25-8/4

PRIVATE SAILING LESSONS
Grade 4-Adult as of the 2022-23 school year
Learn to sail in four one-hour lessons! Students learn how to rig a boat, basic safety on the water, knots, and sailing terms. On the water, students learn boat handling techniques, tacking, capsizing and recovery. There are no makeups for lessons, and bad weather days will have dry land lessons. Location: Gillson Park, Sailing Beach

R-$276/NR-$348

Fridays 2-3 pm
6/17-7/8
Fridays 3-4 pm 6/17-7/8
Fridays 4-5 pm 6/17-7/8
Fridays 2-3 pm 7/15-8/5
Fridays 3-4 pm 7/15-8/5
Fridays 4-5 pm 7/15-8/5
Saturdays 9-10 am 6/18-7/9
Saturdays 10-11 am 6/18-7/9
Saturdays 9-10 am 7/16-8/6
Saturdays 10-11 am 7/16-8/6

AQUATICS CAMPS
Grade 5-8 as of the 2022-2023 school year
Experience the joys of living on Lake Michigan! Kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding, boogie boarding, banana boat rides and swimming are just some of the activities at Aquatics Camp. During stormy weather, we head inside for board games and crafting. On the first day, campers learn fundamentals of water safety and how to operate all equipment. Campers must be able to swim 50 feet, and will be tested on the first day of camp. Location: Gillson Park

R-$253/NR-$316

Monday-Friday 9:30-11:30 am 6/13-6/24
Monday-Friday Noon-2 pm 6/13-6/24
Monday-Friday 9:30-11:30 am 6/27-7/8
Monday-Friday Noon-2 pm 6/27-7/8
Monday-Friday 9:30-11:30 am 7/11-7/22
Monday-Friday Noon-2 pm 7/11-7/22
Monday-Friday 9:30-11:30 am 7/25-8/5
Monday-Friday Noon-2 pm 7/25-8/5


JR. LIFEGUARD CAMPS
Grade 6-9 as of the 2022-23 school year
Gillson beach lifeguards teach participants first aid, rescue techniques, CPR, and rip current education in this lifeguard fundamentals program. We celebrate the last day of the program with games, and present certificates of completion. Participants must be able to swim 100 meters in the lake, nonstop, using freestyle stroke, and will be tested on the first day of camp. Location: Gillson Park, Beach House

R-$253/NR-$316

Monday-Friday 9:30-11:30 am 6/13-6/24
Monday-Friday 9:30-11:30 am 6/27-7/8
Monday-Friday 9:30-11:30 am 7/11-7/22
Monday-Friday 9:30-11:30 am 7/25-8/5

KAYAK AND SUP CAMPS
Grade 5-8 as of 2022-2023 School Year
Find adventure on the water learning to paddle kayaks and SUPs in both Lake Michigan and the Skokie Lagoons. Structured lessons and games introduce safety, build awareness and create an educational and exiting environment. Location: Gillson Park, Picnic Area 3

R-$449/NR-$558

Monday-Friday 9 am-Noon 6/13-6/17
Monday-Friday 9 am-Noon 6/20-6/24
Monday-Friday 9 am-Noon 6/27-7/1
Monday-Friday 9 am-Noon 7/5-7/8
Monday-Friday 9 am-Noon 7/11-7/15
Monday-Friday 1-4 pm 7/11-7/15
Monday-Friday 9 am-Noon 7/18-7/22
Monday-Friday 1-4 pm 7/18-7/22
Monday-Friday 9 am-Noon 7/25-7/29
Monday-Friday 1-4 pm 7/25-7/29
Monday-Friday 9 am-Noon 8/1-8/5
Monday-Friday 9 am-Noon 8/8-8/12
Monday-Friday 1-4 pm 8/8-8/12
Monday-Friday 9 am-Noon 8/15-8/19
Monday-Friday 1-4 pm 8/15-8/19