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Bartlett Park District Monitoring COVID-19 (Coronavirus) The Bartlett Park District has been monitoring the Coronavirus health concern. Based on the rapidly evolving situation and acting on Executive Order 2020-10 issued by the Governor of the State of Illinois all Bartlett Park District facilities, playgrounds, and athletic fields are closed and all programs are cancelled through Tuesday, April 7th. Bartlett Park District Preschool is also closed and follows the U-46 calendar. Listing of Special Event Cancellations. The impact of these closures and cancellations are being discussed and information will be communicated as it becomes available. Thank you for your patience. Information regarding memberships/rescheduling/refunds during our closure. 


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Spring Break Camp (K-6th Grade)

Spring Break Camp has been cancelled due to Executive Order 2020-10 by the Governor of the State of Illinois.

Summer Camps

Summer camp is held for preschoolers, elementary, and middle school students. A new adventure begins each day with hands-on activities, games, crafts and more in an outdoor environment. Once you are registered, please fill out the emergency form and bring it on the first day of camp.

2020 Summer Camp Flyer
2020 Jr. Naturalist Flyer

Registration for Summer Camp is available.

Specialty Camps

Camps are held throughout the school year during school days off and include a variety of ages and encompass outdoor activities.



BEFORE AND AFTER CAMP (1st–10th Grade)


Open to all participants enrolled in Camp Day By Day and Teen Camp. Children will participate in games and activities. Pre-registration is required. Before Camp Recreation is located in the Bartlett Community Center Gym.


Open to all participants enrolled in Camp Day By Day and Sports Camp. Children will participate in games and activities. Please send a snack and water bottle with your camper. Pre-registration is required.  After Camp Recreation is located in the Bartlett Community Center Gym.

Emergency Form
Required Medication Forms

CAMP DAY BY DAY (1st – 6th Grade)

Camp Day by Day 8:30 AM-3:30 PM

Customize your child’s summer camp experience! You can register for camp by the day or the week. Campers will learn new games, make unique craft projects and meet new friends. This camp will go swimming at the Bartlett Aquatic Center daily (weather permitting). Campers complete a water safety test and utilize the buddy system at the pool. There is one scheduled field trip each week, trips are listed below. Camp information and activities will vary daily. The registration deadline is 12 noon the day before each scheduled field trip day. A camp T-shirt is included in the registration fee for campers participating in field trips. Before Camp Recreation is available from 7:30-8:30 am and After Camp Recreation is available from 3:30-5:30 pm. Advance registration is required.

Day by Day Camp is for children entering 1st-6th grade. Camp drop off and pick up is in the Bartlett Community Center Preschool Wing.

Camp Day by Day registration ID# 20561

Daily Registration Resident/Regular: $42/$46

Field Trip Daily Registration Resident/Regular: $48/$52

Weekly Daily Registration: Resident/Regular: $165/$185

Time: 8:30am-3:30pm

Dates: June 1- July 31

Field Trip Locations 

June 4 Bowlero
June 11 Vertical Endeavors
June 18 Lazer X
June 25 Main Event
July 2 Brookfield Zoo
July 9 Otter Cove
July 16 Epic Air
July 23 Rainbow Falls
July 30 Funway

*Trips are subject to change

SPORTS CAMP (1st–8th Grade)

This summer camp features indoor and outdoor athletic activities. The camp emphasizes teamwork, sportsmanship, and of course fun, through involvement in many activities including, sports instruction, games and scrimmages in soccer, basketball, floor hockey, football, dodgeball and more. Fun team and playground games will also be played, and campers will swim daily at Bartlett Aquatic Center (weather pending). Also included is a field trip to a sport related event or activity, including but not limited to water parks, bowling, Laser Tag, and an indoor trampoline park. Participants will be divided into age-specific groups for specific activities throughout the day. A camp T-shirt is also included in the fee. This is the perfect camp for the sports enthusiast, and it’s sure to keep your camper active the whole day. All campers are swim tested, and wrist banded appropriately (based on ability to swim one length of the pool). The buddy system is also used.

This camp is available for those entering grades 1st-8th.  Drop off takes place at Donald H. Schrade Gymnasium. Pick up takes place at Bartlett Aquatic Center. After Camp Recreation is also available from 3:30-5:30pm.

TEEN CAMP (Entering 7th–10th Grade)

Teen camp is an opportunity for your teen to stay busy over summer break while engaging in the community through service projects. Teen camp meets twice a week and consists of a weekly field trip and a local service project. Teens will meet at the Bartlett Community Center and will typically depart by 10 am on the Park District bus for their daily activity. When time allows, participants will swim at Bartlett Aquatic Center upon returning to the Community Center. Campers should bring a sack lunch, water bottle, sunscreen & bug spray daily. Weekly communication will include details pertaining to each field trip & service project. A camp T-shirt is included in the registration fee.

Teen Camp is offered to youth entering 7th-10th grade. 

Location: Drop off/Pick up in BPD Preschool Wing, this is a traveling camp
Time: 8:30 am-3:30 pm
Fee: Res/Reg: $105/$120
Registration ID # 20560
Before and After Camp Recreation available. Advance registration required.

Field Trips and Service Projects are subject to change due to enrollment and weather. 

June 9 & 11 Pac Man Arcade Anderson Animal Shelter
June 16 & 18 Vertical Endeavors Phil’s Friends
June 23 & 25 Main Event
July 7 & 9 Feed My Starving Children Otter Cove
July 14 & 16 Northwest Special Recreation Association Epic Air
July 21 & 23 Twin Lakes Adventure Anderson Animal Shelter
July 28 & 30 TBD Victory Center

Emergency Form
Required Medication Forms

TINY TYKES (Ages 3–5)

This camp is designed to introduce young children to the camp experience. Children will play games and participate in craft projects as well as structured playtime both inside and outdoors. This camp does not go swimming but occasionally plays water related games and/or visits the Bartlett Aquatic Center Splash Pad. Children will learn the importance of sharing, listening and cooperation. Children must be toilet independent. Swimsuit and towel do not need to be brought daily; only when the counselors request it. Campers do not need to bring a lunch, only a snack.

Age: 3-5 by first day of camp
Time: 8:30am-12pm
Location: Bartlett Community Center Preschool Wing
Fee Res/Reg: $70/$78

Registration ID # 20256

June 1-July 31


Emergency Form
Required Medication Forms