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Summer Nature Camp 

Registration closes at 6pm Thursday prior to camp.
All nature camps take place at the Bartlett Nature Center, 2054 W. Stearns Road, James “Pate” Philip State Park. Discover a different theme each week specifically geared toward the age group of the camp. See theme descriptions in the program guide or camp flyer for activities.  All campers should wear gym shoes, bring a snack, water bottle, sunscreen (spray on only), bug spray and a backpack. Campers attending an all-day camp should bring a sack lunch. All children must be toilet independent. Once you are registered for camp, download the Emergency Treatment Release which is required to be brought in on the first morning of camp. The use of cell phones will only be allowed before or after camp. Phones should be kept at home or in the camper’s backpack. If there is an emergency, please notify the Nature Center office at 847-608-3120 and the camper will be located. The Bartlett Park District does not assume any responsibility for lost, stolen or broken items. A Day Camp Payment Plan is Available

Late Policy: Parents/guardians will be required to pay a late pick-up fee of $5 if they are 1-10 minutes late; after 10 minutes the fee will be $1 per minute until the child is picked up. The late fee is per child. The person picking up the child will be handed a late pick-up slip by the child’s instructor. The slip must be signed by the person picking up the child and an invoice will be issued with the fee to be paid. Late fees are the responsibility of the parent/guardian, no matter who picks up the child.

2024 Camp Options: 

2 & 3 Year Old w/Adult Camps
Half Day 3-4 Years
Full Day Nature Camps for 5-6 Years
Full Day Nature Camp for 7-9 years
Full Day Nature Camp for 10-13 Years
Half Day Skills Nature Camp for 10-13 Years
Before/After Camp

 

Day Camp – Registration opens March 4 

Campers can enjoy camp 2 or 5 days per week. Your child will learn new games, participate in craft projects and meet new friends. On weather appropriate days, this camp will play water games or visit the pool. Camp will participate in Thursday field trips. Camp activities will vary. All campers are swim tested and wrist banded appropriately based on the ability to swim one length of the pool. The buddy system is also used. Campers must pass the swim test to use the zipline and slides. A camp t-shirt is included. Before (7:30-8:30am) and After (3:30-5:30pm) Camp Recreation is available for this camp, advance registration is required. For additional information, please contact Cydnie Babicz at CBabicz@bartlettparks.org; 630-540-4873.

Required Supplies: Campers should wear comfortable play clothes, & gym shoes. Each day please bring a sack lunch, water, sunscreen and bug spray. On water play/pool days, a swimsuit and towel are required.
Grade: Entering 1st-6th grade
Location: BCC Preschool Wing
Instructor: BPD Camp Counselors

Summer Camp Registration

ID # Date Day Time Field Trip Day Field Trip Fee: Res/Reg
20563-01 June 3-7 M-F 8:30am-3:30pm June 6 Main Event $197/$212
20563-02 June 4 & 6 T/TH 8:30am-3:30pm June 6 Main Event $91/$96
20563-03 June 10-14 M-F 8:30am-3:30pm June 13 Santa’s Village $197/$212
20563-04 June 11 & 13 T/TH 8:30am-3:30pm June 13 Santa’s Village $91/$96
20563-05 June 17-21 M-F 8:30am-3:30pm June 20 Funway $197/$212
20563-06 June 18 & 20 T/TH 8:30am-3:30pm June 20 Funway $91/$96
20563-07 June 24-28 M-F 8:30am-3:30pm June 27 Otter Cove $197/$212
20563-08 June 25 & 27 T/TH 8:30am-3:30pm June 27 Otter Cove $91/$96
20563-09 July 1-3 & 5 M-W & F 8:30am-3:30pm July 3 Lincoln Park Zoo $159/$174
20563-10 July 2 & 3 T/W 8:30am-3:30pm July 3 Lincoln Park Zoo $91/$96
20563-11 July 8-12 M-F 8:30am-3:30pm July 11 Ultimate Ninjas $197/$212
20563-12 July 9 & 11 T/TH 8:30am-3:30pm July 11 Ultimate Ninjas $91/$96
20563-13 July 15-19 M-F 8:30am-3:30pm July 18 TBD $197/$212
20563-14 July 16 & 18 T/TH 8:30am-3:30pm July 18 TBD $91/$96
20563-15 July 22-26 M-F 8:30am-3:30pm July 25 Rainbow Falls $197/$212
20563-16 July 23 & 25 T/TH 8:30am-3:30pm July 25 Rainbow Falls $91/$96
20563-17 July 29-Aug. 2 M-F 8:30am-3:30pm August 1 LazerX $197/$212
20563-18 July 30 & Aug. 1 T/TH 8:30am-3:30pm August 1 LazerX $91/$96

All field trips are subject to change.

Sports Camp

This is the perfect camp for the sports enthusiast, and it’s sure to keep your camper active the whole day. Sports Camp emphasizes teamwork, sportsmanship, and fun through involvement in many activities, including sports instruction, free play, games, and scrimmages in soccer, basketball, football, dodgeball, and more. Participants will be divided into age-specific groups for specific activities throughout the day. Campers will swim daily at Bartlett Aquatic Center (weather pending). Each week this camp will go on a field trip to a water park, bowling alley, roller-skating rink, golf range, laser tag arena, or indoor trampoline park. The fee includes a camp T-shirt to be worn on Field Trip days. All campers complete a swim test and are wrist-banded appropriately (based on the ability to swim one length of the pool). The buddy system is also used. For additional information, please contact Andrew Wenz at AWenz@bartlettparks.org

After Camp Recreation (3:30-5:30pm) is available for this program, pre-registration is required.
Required equipment/materials: Comfortable play clothes, tennis shoes, morning snack, sack lunch, swimsuit, sunscreen (spray on only), towel and water bottle each day.
Grade: Entering 1st-8th
Drop Off: Donald H Schrade Gymnasium (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday); Bartlett Community Center (Thursday Only)
Pick Up: Outside Bartlett Aquatic Center
Instructor: BPD Camp Counselors
Limit: 20/60

Sports Camp Registration

ID# Date Day Time Field Trip Day Field Trip Location Fee: Res/Reg
20223-01 June 3-7 M-F 8:30am-3:30pm Thursday Laser X $197/$212
20223-02 June 10-14 M-F 8:30am-3:30pm Thursday Main Event $197/$212
20223-03 June 17-21 M-F 8:30am-3:30pm Thursday The Forge-Lemont $197/$212
20223-04 June 24-28 M-F 8:30am-3:30pm Thursday Otter Cove $197/$212
20223-05 July 1-3, 5 M, Tu, W, F 8:30am-3:30pm Wednesday Lincoln Park Zoo $159/$174
20223-06 July 8-12 M-F 8:30am-3:30pm Wednesday Kane County Cougars $197/$212
20223-07 July 15-19 M-F 8:30am-3:30pm Thursday Rainbow Falls $197/$212
20223-08 July 22-26 M-F 8:30am-3:30pm Thursday Epic Air $197/$212
20223-09 July 29-Aug. 2 M-F 8:30am-3:30pm Thursday Santa’s Village $197/$212

Tiny Tykes Camp – Registration opens March 4

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 visits the Bartlett Aquatic Center Spray Playground and/or plays water activities. Daily activities will vary. Children must be toilet independent. Counselors will request campers bring a swimsuit & towel as needed. Campers should bring a water bottle, snack, spray on sunscreen and bug spray daily. Before Camp Recreation is available for this program, pre-registration is required. For additional information, please contact Cydnie Babicz at CBabicz@bartlettparks.org; 630-540-4873.

Required Materials: Campers should bring a snack and water bottle daily. On water play days, counselors will request that your camper bring a swimsuit and towel.
Age: 3-5
Location: BCC Preschool Wing
Instructor: BPD Camp Counselors
Limit: 12/15

Tiny Tykes Camp Registration

ID # Date Day Time Fee: Res/Reg
20256-01 June 3-7 M/W/F 8:30am-12noon $92/$102
20256-02 June 10-14 M/W/F 8:30am-12noon $92/$102
20256-03 June 17-21 M/W/F 8:30am-12noon $92/$102
20256-04 June 24-28 M/W/F 8:30am-12noon $92/$102
20256-05 July 1-5 M/W/F 8:30am-12noon $92/$102
20256-06 July 8-12 M/W/F 8:30am-12noon $92/$102
20256-07 July 15-19 M/W/F 8:30am-12noon $92/$102
20256-08 July 22-26 M/W/F 8:30am-12noon $92/$102
20256-09 July 29-Aug. 2 M/W/F 8:30am-12noon $92/$102

Before Camp Recreation – Registration opens March 4

This option is available to campers registered for Day Camp, Tiny Tykes, and Kindergarten Adventure Camp. Before Camp Recreation will meet in the BCC Gymnasium for activities and games from 7:30-8:30am. This option is not available for Sports Camp participants.

For additional information, please contact Cydnie Babicz at CBabicz@bartlettparks.org; 630-540-4873.
Grade: Entering 1st-10th
Location: BCC Gymnasium
Instructor: BPD Instructors
Limit: 12/15

Before Camp Recreation Registration

ID # Date Day Time Fee: Res/Reg
20566-01 June 3-7 M-F 7:30-8:30am $35/$47
20566-02 June 4 & 6 T/TH 7:30-8:30am $17/$19
20566-03 June 10-14 M-F 7:30-8:30am $35/$47
20566-04 June 11 & 13 T/TH 7:30-8:30am $17/$19
20566-05 June 17-21 M-F 7:30-8:30am $35/$47
20566-06 June 18 & 20 T/TH 7:30-8:30am $17/$19
20566-07 June 24-28 M-F 7:30-8:30am $35/$47
20566-08 June 25 & 27 T/TH 7:30-8:30am $17/$19
20566-09 July 1-3 & 5 M-W & F 7:30-8:30am $35/$47
20566-10 July 2 & 3 T/W 7:30-8:30am $17/$19
20566-11 July 8-12 M-F 7:30-8:30am $35/$47
20566-12 July 9 & 11 T/TH 7:30-8:30am $17/$19
20566-13 July 15-19 M-F 7:30-8:30am $35/$47
20566-14 July 16 & 18 T/TH 7:30-8:30am $17/$19
20566-15 July 22-26 M-F 7:30-8:30am $35/$47
20566-16 July 23 & 25 T/TH 7:30-8:30am $17/$19
20566-17 July 29-Aug. 2 M-F 7:30-8:30am $35/$47
20566-18 July 30 & Aug. 1 T/TH 7:30-8:30am $17/$19

After Camp Recreation

Campers must be enrolled in either Day Camp or Sports Camp to participate in the extended camp option. Children will enjoy games, activities, board games, and crafts. Please send your camper with a snack and water.

For additional information, please contact Andrew Wenz at AWenz@bartlettparks.org

Grade: Entering 1st-8th Grade
Location: Bartlett Community Center Gym Ct. 1
Instructor: BPD Camp Counselors
Limit: 12/30

After Camp Recreation Registration

ID # Date Day Time Fee: Res/Reg
20568-01 June 3-7 M-F 3:30-5:30PM $60/$70
20568-02 June 4 & 6 T/TH 3:30-5:30PM $28/$33
20568-03 June 10-14 M-F 3:30-5:30PM $60/$70
20568-04 June 11 & 13 T/TH 3:30-5:30PM  $28/$33
20568-05 June 17-21 M-F 3:30-5:30PM $60/$70
20568-06 June 18 & 20 T/TH 3:30-5:30PM  $28/$33
20568-07 June 24-28 M-F 3:30-5:30PM $60/$70
20568-08 June 25 & 27 T/TH 3:30-5:30PM  $28/$33
20568-09 July 1-3 & 5 M-W & F 3:30-5:30pm $48/$58
20568-10 July 2 T 3:30-5:30PM $14/$19
20568-11 July 8-12 M-F 3:30-5:30PM $60/$70
20568-12 July 9 & 11 T/TH 3:30-5:30PM  $28/$33
20568-13 July 15-19 M-F 3:30-5:30PM $60/$70
20568-14 July 16 & 18 T/TH 3:30-5:30PM  $28/$33
20568-15 July 22-26 M-F 3:30-5:30PM $60/$70
20568-16 July 23 & 25 T/TH 3:30-5:30PM  $28/$33
20568-17 July 29-Aug. 2 M-F 3:30-5:30PM $60/$70
20568-18 July 30 & Aug. 1 T/TH 3:30-5:30PM  $28/$33

Kindergarten Adventure Camp – Registration opens March 4

Campers entering Kindergarten in the fall can join us for this summer adventure camp. Campers will participate in arts and crafts, indoor and outdoor play, playground activities and more. Camp may visit the Bartlett Aquatic Center Spray Playground and participate in local field trips during the session. Each Camp session is 2 weeks long. Campers should wear comfortable play clothes and bring a snack, lunch, water bottle and sunscreen daily. Camp is held at the Bartlett Community Center Kid Stop. For additional information, please contact Cydnie Babicz at CBabicz@bartlettparks.org; 630-540-4873.

Kindergarten Adventure Camp Registration

ID # Date Day Time Fee: Res/Reg
20260-01 June 3-14 M-F 8:30am-3:30pm $401/$431
20260-02 June 17-28 M-F 8:30am-3:30pm $401/$431
20260-03 July 8-19 M-F 8:30am-3:30pm $401/$431
20260-04 July 22-Aug. 2 M-F 8:30am-3:30pm $401/$431

School Day Off Camps @ Bartlett Community Center 

Enjoy your winter break and spring break with us at the Bartlett Community Center. These camps will involve gym time, board games, card games, arts and crafts, movies, and daily swimming at Splash Central. A decision regarding the camp will be made five days before the scheduled camp day. For additional information, please contact Andrew Wenz at AWenz@bartlettparks.org

Grade:  K-6th
Min/Max:  6/30
Drop Off: BCC Gym Court 1
Pick Up: BCC Arts & Craft Room
Required: Comfortable play clothes, tennis shoes, morning snack, sack lunch, towel, and a water bottle.

 

ID#   Date Days         Time Fee Res/Reg
40561-01 March 25-29 M-F 8:30am-3:30pm $171/$191
40561-02 March 25 M 8:30am-3:30pm $38/$43
40561-03 March 26 Tu 8:30am-3:30pm $38/$43
40561-04 March 27 W 8:30am-3:30pm $38/$43
40561-05 March 28 Th 8:30am-3:30pm $38/$43
40561-06 March 29 F 8:30am-3:30pm $38/$43
40561-07 March 25-29 M-F 3:30-5:30pm $54/$69
40561-08 March 25 M 3:30-5:30pm $12/$15
40561-09 March 26 Tu 3:30-5:30pm $12/$15
40561-10 March 27 W 3:30-5:30pm $12/$15
40561-11 March 28 Th 3:30-5:30pm $12/$15
40561-12 March 29 F 3:30-5:30pm $12/$15

 

ePACT

What is ePACT?

ePACT is a tool used by organizations and families to securely collect reliable and up-to-date information for all its members that can be accessed easily in cases of emergencies, big or small. This ensures better preparedness for all members of this organization.

What to do when you receive a link to ePACT?

See this link for step-by-step instructions on how to get started!
I have received an Emergency Information Request, now what do I do?

Medication Forms

If your child requires medication for camp, you will need to fill out the medication dispensing forms in ePACT.
How To – Medication Dispensing Forms

 



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