SPECIAL INTEREST MINI-CAMPS

CHESS

CHESS ENRICHMENT CAMP
Grade K-8 as of the 2022-23 school year
This one-week chess camp is filled with fun, exciting chess activities! Campers receive professional instruction including the basics, and then move into opening theory, middle game tactics and strategies, and end-game combinations. All levels welcome.

R-$365/NR-$456

Monday-Friday
9 am-Noon
8/8-8/12


COOKING

[Sticky Fingers]
COOKS + BOOKS CHILDREN'S LITERATURE COOKING
Pre-K through Kindergarten
as of the 2022-23 school year
Love to read as much as you love to cook? Your favorite books come to life through our delectable recipes! We read some of our favorite books and cook up recipes!

R-$286/NR-$358

Monday-Friday
9-11 am
8/15-8/19

[Sticky Fingers]
KIDS' COOKING NETWORK
Grade 1-5
as of the 2022-23 school year
Do your young chefs love watching cooking shows on TV? In this exciting camp, we'll work together in cooking challenges inspired from favorite cooking TV shows, such as Master Chef Jr, Cupcake Wars, Chopped Jr, and Cutthroat Kitchen! We will learn how to use different cooking equipment and techniques, explore flavor pairing, and create tasty,
mouthwatering recipes from scratch each day.

R-$386/NR-$483

Monday-Friday
12:30-3:30 pm
8/15-8/19

[Sticky Fingers]
GLOBAL TASTE BUDS
Pre-K through K & Grade 1-5
as of the 2022-23 school year
Cook your way around the world in our globally-inspired cooking camp! What better way to explore another culture than through its food? Young chefs will cook and gobble up tasty, healthy cuisine from South America, Europe, Africa, and Asia!

R-$286/NR-$358

Monday-Friday Pre-K through K
9-11 am
8/8-8/12
R-$386/NR-$483

Monday-Friday Grade 1-5
12:30-3:30 pm 8/8-8/12

TECH CAMPS w/Lego

[PLAY-WELL TEK-nologies]
Adventures in STEM w/LEGO MATERIALS

Grade Kindergarten-1st,
as of the 2022-23 school year
Ratchet up your imagination with tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Build engineer-designed projects such as: Space Stations, Fire Trucks, and the Eiffel Tower. Design and build as never before and explore your craziest ideas.

R-$186/NR-$233

Monday-Friday
9-Noon
6/20-6/24


[PLAY-WELL TEK-nologies]
STEM Exploration w/LEGO MATERIALS
Grade 2-5
as of the 2022-23 school year
Power up your engineering skills with Play-Well TEKnologies and tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Apply real-world concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture through engineer-designed projects such as: Tow Trucks, Bowlers, and Battletanks. Design and build as never before and explore your craziest ideas

R-$186/NR-$233

Monday-Friday
1-4 pm
6/20-6/24


[PLAY-WELL TEK-nologies]
UNPLUGGED GAMING USING LEGO MATERIALS

Grade Kindergarten-1st, as of the 2022-23 school year
Build your LEGO® Engineering skills in this arcade-inspired experience. Our Play-Well instructors are here to help make your favorite video game adventures a reality. Using LEGO®, we can build go-karts to race Mario, blast asteroids with Star Fox, build neighborhoods with your favorite friends from Animal Crossing, and join Link to restore peace to Hyrule. All the fun of an arcade adventure with no screen necessary!

R-$186/NR-$233

Monday-Friday
9 am-Noon 6/27-7/1

[PLAY-WELL TEK-nologies]
NEXT-LEVEL GAMING USING LEGO MATERIALS
Grade 2-5
as of the 2022-23 school year
Level up your LEGO® Engineering skills in this arcade-inspired experience. Our Play-Well instructors are here to help make your favorite video game adventures a reality. Using LEGO®, we can build go-karts to race Mario, blast asteroids with Star Fox, build neighborhoods with your favorite friends from Animal Crossing, and join Link to restore peace to Hyrule. All the fun of an arcade adventure with no screen necessary!

R-$186/NR-$233

Monday-Friday
1-4 pm 6/27-7/1

[PLAY-WELL TEK-nologies]
ENCHANTED ENGINEERING USING LEGO MATERIALS
Grade K-1
as of the 2022-23 school year
Come join our fun and knowledgeable Play-Well Instructors as we use LEGO® materials to build and interact with our favorite fairy tales! Help Cinderella make it back before midnight, fly with Peter Pan and the Lost Boys, and ensure Alice outwits the Queen of Hearts. All we need is your creativity and a little magic to bring it all to life!

R-$186/NR-$233

Monday-Friday
9 am-Noon 7/11-7/15

[PLAY-WELL TEK-nologies]
MARVELous ENGINEERING USING LEGO MATERIALS
Grade 2-5 as of the 2022-23 school year
Come join our fun and knowledgeable Play-Well Instructors as we use LEGO® materials to build and interact with our favorite fairy tales! Help Cinderella make it back before midnight, fly with Peter Pan and the Lost Boys, and ensure Alice outwits the Queen of Hearts. All you need is your creativity and a little magic to bring it all to life!

R-$186/NR-$233

Monday-Friday
1-4 pm 7/11-7/15

[PLAY-WELL TEK-nologies]
POKEMON ENGINEERING USING LEGO MATERIALS
Grade K-1
as of the 2022-23 school year
Calling all Pokemon trainers! With the Pokemon Championship approaching, join our enthusiastic Play-Well Instructors as we build and catch our favorite Pokemon, rescue Pikachu from Team Rocket, take a ride on the S.S. Anne to uncover rare and mystic Pokemon, and battle to see who will hold the title of Pokemon Master. Come along on our journey to catch 'em all!!

R-$186/NR-$233

Monday-Friday
9 am-Noon 7/18-7/22

[PLAY-WELL TEK-nologies]
POKEMON MASTER ENGINEERING USING LEGO MATERIALS

Grade 2-5 as of the 2022-23 school year
Calling all Pokemon trainers! With the Pokemon Championship approaching, join our enthusiastic Play-Well Instructors as we build and catch our favorite Pokemon, rescue Pikachu from Team Rocket, take a ride on the S.S. Anne to uncover rare and mystic Pokemon, and battle to see who will hold the title of Pokemon Master. Come along on our journey to catch 'em all!!

R-$186/NR-$233

Monday-Friday
1-4 pm 7/18-7/22

[PLAY-WELL TEK-nologies]
MINECRAFT ENGINEERING W/LEGO MATERIALS
Grade K-1
as of the 2022-23 school year
Venture into the world of Minecraft in our unique LEGO® experience. Get ready to build your base, craft your tools, use your Minecart to harvest raw resources, and battle to stop the Ender Dragon from ending the world. Come explore the endless possibilities of LEGO® with a trained Play-Well instructor.

R-$186/NR-$233

Monday-Friday
9 am-Noon 7/25-7/29

[PLAY-WELL TEK-nologies]
MINECRAFT MASTER ENGINEERING w/LEGO MATERIALS
Grade 2-5 as of the 2022-23 school year
Venture into the world of Minecraft in our unique LEGO® experience. Get ready to build your base, craft your tools, use your Minecart to harvest raw resources, and battle to stop the Ender Dragon from ending the world. Come explore the endless possibilities of LEGO® with a trained Play-Well instructor.

R-$186/NR-$233

Monday-Friday
1-4 pm 7/25-7/29

YOGA & MORE

YOGA CLINIC
Grade 1-5
as of the 2022-23 school year
We supply the mats; all you need to do is come ready for some yoga and stretch! In this camp, kids will learn beginning yoga movements, terms and yoga based games to make learning fun. Location: Gillson Beach

R-$107/NR-$134

Monday-Friday
5:30-6:30 pm 6/13-6/17
Monday-Friday 5:30-6:30 pm 6/27-7/1
Monday-Friday 5:30-6:30 pm 7/18-7/22
Monday-Friday 5:30-6:30 pm 8/1-8/5

[Chicago Loves Dance]
CHEER/YOGA WORKSHOP
Grade 1-5
as of the 2022-23 school year
Under the direction of Chicago Loves Dance instructors, Students will practice yoga and learn poses and stretches the first portion of class. The second half of class learn cheers as well as poms choreography weekly in this upbeat class. They will learn 3-4 new cheers weekly, work on form, as well as add on to their poms dance routine. The last day of the class will be a parent watch day where they will do a short performance.

R-$214/NR-$268

Monday-Friday
6-8 pm 6/20-6/24
Monday-Friday 6-8 pm 7/11-7/15
Monday-Friday 6-8 pm 7/25-7/29
Monday-Friday 6-8 pm 8/8-8/12
Monday-Friday 6-8 pm 8/15-8/19

[Chicago Loves Dance]
BREAKDANCE
Grade K-2 and Grade 3-5 as of the 2022-23 school year
Under the creative direction of skilled Chicago Loves Dance breakdancers, students will learn choreography and poses, show off their creativity in free-style sessions and more. Chicago Loves Dance runs on the philosophy that dance should open your child's creative abilities and be FUN! We take pride in teaching the self-esteem and socialization needed in everyday life through the activity of dance and performance. The last day of the class is parent watch day, where dancers will perform to show off their new talents.

R-$107/NR-$134

Monday-Friday GRADE K-2
6-7 pm 6/13-6/17
Monday-Friday GRADE K-2 6-7 pm 6/27-7/1
Monday-Friday GRADE K-2 6-7 pm 7/18-7/22
Monday-Friday GRADE K-2 9-10 am 8/8-8/12
Monday-Friday GRADE K-2 9-10 am 8/15-8/19
Monday-Friday GRADE 3-5 7-8 pm 6/13-6/17
Monday-Friday GRADE 3-5 7-8 pm 6/27-7/1
Monday-Friday GRADE 3-5 7-8 pm 7/18-7/22
Monday-Friday GRADE 3-5 10-11 am 8/8-8/12
Monday-Friday GRADE 3-5 10-11 am 8/15-8/19


SAFETY

SAFETY TOWN
Age 5-7

Come and learn safety rules for the playground, bicycles, fire, water and seat belts. We introduce children to stranger-danger, electrical hazards and how to avoid poisons. Children must be 5 years old by June 1. Location: Mallinckrodt Community Center

Two-Week Camp
5 Days a Week

R-$152/NR-$190

Monday-Friday
9:30-11:30 am
8/8-8/19
Monday-Friday 1:30-3:30 pm 8/8-8/19

Teens age 12-15 can register to be a Counselor-in-Training for Safety Town! Learn more here