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Camps
 Summer Camp  Teen Camp ERC Pre-Learners 

To register for our camps go to our online registration site, or register in person at The Centre of Elgin or the Eastside Recreation Center.

The Centre of Elgin


Summer Camp at The Centre is our traditional day camp, for ages 5 - 12, featuring a variety of different activities including games, sports, crafts, swimming, weekly field trips, and more. Campers should bring a lunch, snacks, swimsuit and towel each day.

Centre Sports Camp will give your child the chance to interact with their peers and learn the skills of multiple sports and games throughout the summer. Campers will meet in the gym each morning and engage in a variety of sports activities including soccer, basketball, football, kickball, swimming, rock climbing and much more! We will also go on a really cool field trip each week. Bring a lunch, snacks, swimsuit, and towel each day and get ready for a great summer!

Teen Leaders Camp is a new camp offered for youth , 11 - 14 years old. Campers will learn the value of leadership, respect, and responsibility as we strive to create future leaders who will be a positive force in the community. We will go on cool field trips and take part in a variety of different activities including rock climbing, swimming, team building, sports, games and more!

Camp Sunshine is designed to introduce 3-5 year olds to day camp. Children will play games, have story time, and make crafts as well as free play time. Campers will have play time both indoors and outdoors. Snack is provided each day. Campers must be toilet trained.

Sprouts Preschool Camp is a camp for 3-4 year old children who might be attending preschool for the first time in the Fall. Camp will offer the experience of a preschool classroom setting with semi-structured activities. Children must be ready to be away from parents and/or caregivers. Daily activities will include free play time, circle time, arts, active play and story time. Campers will have to bring a snack to camp each day. Swimming is not included. Campers must be toilet trained.

Eastside Recreation Center

ERC Preschool Age Summer Camp - Children ages 3 - 5 years will benefit from this camp through social development skills and age appropriate activities, which include fun active play, creative games, environmental awareness, nutrition, sports, arts & crafts, and swimming at Lords Park Pool with swim lessons. Lunches are provided, but campers are asked to bring their own beverage daily. Monday, Wednesday & Friday campers will be at the Eastside Recreation Center. On Tuesdays and Thursdays, drop your campers off at the Lords Park Pavilion and pick up is at the Lords Park Pool.

ERC Summer Camp - We promote healthy lifestyles through fun active play, creative games, environmental awareness, and nutrition. Other activities include: sports, arts & crafts, special event days, and swimming (with lessons) at Lords Park Pool. Lunches are provided, but campers are asked to bring their own beverage daily. Monday, Wednesday & Friday campers will be at the Eastside Recreation Center. On Tuesdays and Thursdays, drop your campers off at the Lords Park Pavilion and pick up is at the Lords Park Pool.

Camp Prairie View

Camp Prairie View 
offers children, ages 5 - 12 years, the opportunity to participate in a variety of fun activities including games, hiking, arts and crafts, sports, swimming, special events, and more.  This camp is held at Prairie View Elementary School.  Mondays and Fridays the camp will remain at the school all day, Tuesdays and Thursdays the children will go swimming at Wing Park Pool and on Wednesdays we will go on an exciting field trip each week. Each camper receives one camp t-shirt per summer.

Summer Camp Field Trips

Summer Camp at The Centre, Centre Sports Camp, and Camp Prairie View will be tentatively scheduled for the field trips listed below. Field trips are subject to change and registered participants will be notified of scheduled field trips at the beginning of each sessions. field trip admission fess are included in the cost of each camp.

 Date

Location

 6/8 Enchanted Castle
 6/15 TBD
 6/22 Brookfield Zoo
 6/29 In-house entertainment
 7/06 Safari Land
 7/13 Chicago Sky Basketball Game
 7/20 Magic Waters
 7/27 Mega Gymnastics/Movie
 8/03 Santa's Village
 8/10 TBD