Thank you for making the Lincoln Park Moms 2021 Summer Camp Guide a part of your family’s camp research! A HUGE thank you to our sponsor, City Volkswagen of Chicago. City Volkswagen has made it possible for us to provide this 2021 guide to you, and we truly appreciate their support of our beloved local businesses! Thanks so much City Volkswagen!

A note about camp programs and Covid-19: We’ve spoken to so many camps who are really doing their best to move with the ever-changing CDC guidelines and have your child’s safety and health in mind. Please contact the camp of interest to ask any specific questions! 

The Local Moms Network and subsidiary Lincoln Park Area Moms does not endorse any one camp and assumes no liability. When making your camp decision, please be sure to perform your due diligence.

Bennett Day Camp

955 W. Grand Ave.
312-236-6388 ext. 1005

Bennett Day is back with our best camp yet! This summer, we will be offering full-day, on-site camps for ages 4-18. Registration is now open!

At Bennett Day Camp, we provide an enriching atmosphere that enables our campers to develop self-identity, leadership skills, and a lifelong sense of adventure. Our campers and counselors will participate in field trips, team sports, music, arts, scientific discovery, and water play in a collaborative culture.

Bennett Day has always prioritized the health and safety of our campers. Learn more about the measures we’re taking to protect our community against COVID-19 in our Summer 2021 Camp Guide.

Age: 4-18

  • Bennett Day Camp for 4 Y/O-5th grade | Weekly from June 28 – August 6
  • Camp T.E.S. (Technology and Engineering Sciences) for 6th-10th grade | June 28 – July 2, July 5 – July 9 
  • Woodworking for 6th-10th grade | July 12 – July 16, July 19 – July 23
  • Tech & Entrepreneurship for 6th-10th grade | July 26 – July 30
  • Design Entrepreneurship for 6th-10th grade | August 2nd – August 6
  • Counselor in Leadership Training Program for 11-12th grade | June 28 – Aug. 6
  • Download our Summer 2021 Camp Guide.

Hours: Full Day Camp from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm (extended hours are available)

Discounts: 10% off for siblings


Chicago Children’s Theatre Camps (West Loop)

100 S. Racine (Virtual Options Also Available)
Dexter Ellis (

Step into a fairy tale tornado, climb aboard for a deep sea adventure, navigate across the galaxy, saddle up for a unicorn quest, and more! Chicago Children’s Theatre’s unique line-up of virtual and in-person camps give students the chance to create fantastical, original on-stage and filmed productions. Explore the basics of acting, songwriting, scenic and prop design, choreography, and collaborative story development in a fun, vibrant space to play. Each camp culminates in a world-premiere performance for friends and family. Financial aid available.

Age: 6-14

June 14 – 18: Flight to the Sun (Online)

June 23 – 25: Acting for the Camera: Cut to Commercial (In-person)

June 28 – July 2: Legends of the Sea (In-person)

July 6 – 9: Fairy Tale Tornado (In-person)

July 12 – 23: Musical Theatre: The Least Popular Trolls (In-person)

July 12 – 16: Acting for the Camera: Sci-Fi Edition (Online)

July 26 – August 6: Musical Theatre: An Elephant Never Forgets (In-person)

August 9 – 13: When Pets Ran the World (Online)

August 16 – 20: GirlProv! Improv for Empowerment (In-person)

August 23 – 27: Acting for the Camera: Film Noir (Online)

August 30 – Sept. 3: A Western Roundup (In-person)



Full Day Camp 9:30AM – 4:00PM, Monday – Friday

Free before and after care 8:15AM – 5:30PM. 


Dance on Broadway 

3126 N. Broadway 

Join us for a week full of dancing, arts & crafts, imagination, friends, & FUN! Dancers will learn a variety of genres in this action packed camp while also enjoying daily arts & crafts and storytelling!

Age: 3-18

Dates/Themes: Camps will run the weeks of June 14th, June 21st, June 28th, August 2nd, August 9th, and August 16th

Hours: 3-4yrs (9am-12pm), 5-6yrs (9am-12pm OR 9am-3pm), 7-9yrs (9am-12pm OR 9am-3pm), 9-11yrs (9am-12pm or 9am-3pm), 12yr + (12pm-3pm)

Discount: Register by May 1st and receive 10% off with promo code CAMP10


JCC Apachi Day Camp – Old Town

1034 N. Wells Street

Redefining creativity, sports, teamwork & adventure in Chicago! Apachi Old Town’s traditional and innovative activities provide campers with heart-pounding fun and the thrill of discovery, keeping them motivated, thinking and moving all summer long. Imagine your camper…

  • Building confidence on the high ropes, climbing wall and obstacle courses.
  • Creating solutions using art and construction in the Design & Tinkering Lab.
  • Practicing skills, playing and competing in an extensive array of team and individual sports.
  • Finding his or her voice as member of a cheerleading squad or tumbling team.

And, of course, each week is filled with endless moments of Apachi Magic – theme days, Shabbat celebrations, guest entertainers and more. Giggles and grins are encouraged. Camps focus on basic art principles and introduce students to many different art materials. Campers get to explore, make a mess and have fun!

Age: 4yrs – 7th grade + Counselor in Training 8th-10th Grade 


Full Summer  |  6 Weeks  |   July 6-August 13
Session 1  |  3 Weeks  |   July 6-July 23
Session 2  |  3 Weeks  |   July 26-August 13

Camp Hours  |  9:30am – 3:15pm

Before Care begins at 8:15am
After Care ends at 5:30pm

JCC Apachi Day Camp – Rogers Park

3003 W. Touhy 

Located at Bernard Horwich JCC, Apachi Rogers Park is a hidden gem in the community, providing campers with a one-of-a-kind exploration of Judaism and self. You may not see it from our front doors, but venture out back and you’ll discover a gorgeous park-like setting, for sunny camp days packed with all the fun and friends of Apachi. With swim lessons, theme days, field trips, cookouts, and sports, campers thrive in our Torah-enriched community while exploring new interest, gaining skills, and creating lifelong friendships.

We also offer Apachi Village Rogers Park, specifically designed for preschoolers ages 2-4. Learn More.

Age: 2yrs – 6th grade + Counselor in Training 7th-10th Grade 


Full Summer  |  8 Weeks  |  June 21-August 13
Session 1  |  4 Weeks  |  June 21-July 16
Session 2  |  4 Weeks  |  July 19-August 13

Camp Hours  |  9:30am – 3:30pm 
Before care begins at 7:30am
After care ends at 6:00pm

KidCreate Studio Lakeview

3709 N Southport Avenue

Our energized summer camps offer an exciting format for art exploration. Camp curriculum is designed to inspire and educate your young artist in an environment where giggles and grins are encouraged. Camps focus on basic art principles and introduce students to many different art materials. Campers get to explore, make a mess and have fun!

Age: 3-12
Dates/Themes: Camps run from 5/17-9/2. Themes include: Claylicious, Oh my, Glitter, Little Mess Makers, Slime-tastic, and many more!
Hours: Mon-Thurs, 9-12 and 1-4, with the option to add lunch. Workshops are also available on Fridays.

Discount: Sibling discount 20%- must call or email to apply

Lillstreet Art Center

4401 N. Ravenswood Ave.

Lillstreet Art Center offers a wide variety of summer camps for children and teens ages 3-16 in multimedia art forms including ceramics, movie making, photography, sewing, metalsmithing and jewelry, printmaking, painting, and drawing. Each day, campers add to the lively Lillstreet community, working and learning alongside professional artists. Each student is seen as an individual with a unique voice. Instructors foster a relaxed and non-competitive environment in the classroom, focusing on the process rather than the end result—the goal is to learn new skills, gain confidence, and most importantly, have fun! 

Age: 3-16

Dates/Themes: Week-long camps begin every Monday, June 14–August 30

Hours: Full-day camps: 9AM–3:30PM. Half-day camps from 9AM–1PM and 1:30–4:30PM. Morning and aftercare are available.

Discount: Save $10 per camp when you register by March 29

West Loop Soccer Club

1331 W. Adams Street

The WLSC Soccer Camps are a great place for any soccer enthusiast who is looking to improve their skills, work hard, make new friends and have fun! Our mission is to provide athletes with the tools to improve and to enjoy soccer for life! We offer coed programs for children of all ability levels in a safe, fun and family oriented environment. We focus our training on foot-skills and ball control, SAQ (speed, agility and quickness), small sided games and finishing.

Age: 5-14

WLSC #1 Camp | Jun 21-25

FC Red Star Camp | August 16-20
Master Class Camp | August 23-27
Back to School Camp | Aug 30 – Sep 20

Hours: Half Day 9am-12pm and Full Day 9am-4pm. Lunch included for full-day campers. 

Discount: Save $50 on a full day camp with discount code LPAM2021

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