Keep your little one’s busy and excited all summer long with one of these awesome Camps with one primary focus – FUN!
Little Beans Cafe – Chicago & Evanston
Promo: 10% off camp with code pearachutecamp10
What to expect: Campers enjoy daily camp activities including imaginative playtime in the LBC playspace, active play and games, sports and games, crafts, a daily rotating class, outdoor time, healthy snack time and more!
Registration Deadline: 6/15
What to expect: Funtopia offers day camps with a variety of adventurous activities that combine sports and Fun. Campers can enjoy all of theirr attractions such as Fun Walls, Ropes Course, Ninja Course, Giant Slide, Jump in the Air and more! Supervised by our friendly youth counselors, kids will also take part in team-building programs, high-energy games, skits & song, and arts & crafts.
Promo: 10% sibling discount
What to expect: Kids can enjoy a variety of camps including Traditional Day, Tennis, Sports, Specialty, and Camp 48! With so many programs under one roof, they promise to keep the kids active and engaged all summer long!
Promo: 10% off for siblings, registration by March 31 or multiple weeks.
What to expect: Sprout Summer Camp is a three-hour program focusing on the social, emotional, and cognitive development of the gifted child for students. By providing ample opportunities and enriching projects based on the gifted student’s curiosities, you will see that your gifted child has found a group of peers that she/he can feel comfortable with.
Sky Zone Elmhurst
Registration Deadline: 6/1
Promo: $40 discount for early registration before 5/1/19.
What to expect: SkyZone Elmhurst is offering its first time ever SkyCamp! All campers/jumpers will be able to participate in lots of fun, educational activities as well as Jump Time. Offering full and half days for ages 6-12. Call 630.478.8339 for more details.
Wonderland Activities Center
Registration Deadline: 5/31
Promo: 1 free week with promo code PearachuteOneWeek19 – new customers only.
What to expect: Drop off classes for your toddlers! Attend two or three mornings per week. Students enjoy theme activities, guided play, circle time, stories, music and movement, art projects, gross motor play, snack, and lunch.
Promo: Early Bird Discount available through 3/15. Sibling discount or multi-week discount available all summer.
What to expect: Kids are given opportunities to try varying circus apparatus including trapeze, silks, juggling, German wheel, tumbling and trampoline. Camp activities are led by their skilled circus staff and supported by their teens and alumni support staff.
Lumiere Children’s Therapy
What to expect: Summer camp sessions filled with fun, multi-sensory activities targeting all developmental areas. Your child will participate with peers in: Sensory exploration through science experiments and outdoor play. Communication and problem solving through team building games. Fine motor skills through arts and crafts projects. Gross motor movements through yoga, relay races, and outdoor group activities.
Summer City Adventures
Promo: $200 new camper discount or $100 sibling discount.
What to expect:Campers are provided with the opportunity to imagine, explore, build lasting friendships, and most importantly, have a blast! Summer City Adventures allows their campers to discover Chicago, and interact with one another through city excursions, team building, and service learning projects.
Double J Riding Club’s Animal Adventure Camp
Promo: $10 off when you add on Friday to a 4 day week long camp (Monday-Thursday).
What to expect:Campers get a creative and creature loving day on the farm! They will explore and interact with all aspects of life on the farm including: animals, insects, plants, and soil. Prepare to be immersed in agriculture through a variety of hands on activities and play!
The Menomonee Club
Dates: Weeklong camps in June-August
What to expect: The Menomonee Club offers specialty camps like RetroActive Sports, Windy City Fencing, Judo Club, LEGO with PlayWell TEKnologies, Summer Art Explorers with Seventh Green Circle, Kids STEM Studio, Emerald City Theatre, Chess Wizards, Mad Science, and Knuckleball Comedy.
School of Rock Oak Park
What to expect:Does your child want to learn how to play in a band or learn to write songs? School of Rock Oak Park offers a wide variety of music camps and workshops that cover topics such as these. Their local music camps are perfect for musicians of any skill level who want to play guitar, bass, drums, keyboard and vocals.
All About Dance
Dates: June 24th – 28th and August 5th – 9th
Promo: Register by May 1st and receive 10% off with promo code SUMMER2019
What to expect:Join the fun in their Marquee Mix-up: Movie Magic camp! They will be focusing on the hottest blockbuster hits like The Greatest Showman, Mary Poppins, and MORE! This camp will have tons of exciting surprises such as special cameos, a bouncy house and summer treats!
Dates: June 17th – 21st, July 29th – Aug 9th
What to expect: Choose from Super Hero Camp or Ballet Chicago’s Junior intensive program. Your hero will participate in dance class to live music, craft time, story time, and dress up dance time daily, all culminating in a mini-performance on the final day. Ballet Chicago’s Junior Intensive Program provides students the foundation necessary to develop their technical abilities and explore their creativity.
Promo: $200 OFF (Early Bird Special) until 3/15/2019
What to expect:This summer, Codeverse Lincoln Park offers three innovative weeklong camps for tech-loving kids: Coding FUNdamentals, Robots + Circuitry, and MakerLab. Camps to help kids learn the fundamentals of technology in a fun and collaborative environment
Blooming Minds STEAM Academy
What to expect: Each day is full of fun with school support program: Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Math (STEAM) focused; various field trips, games, & sports. Their goals are to help children fulfill their potential, combining learning and interactive entertainment.
West Loop Soccer Club
What to expect: Learn soccer from professional coaches. Beginner friendly and highly competitive camps. Improve SAQ (speed, agility and quickness) and fine-tune your foot skills all while making new friends and having the time of your life!
Chicago Rowing Foundation
What to expect:Middle School and High School campers will learn how to row with the Chicago Rowing Foundation, coached by former collegiate and national team rowers. Come try a new sport on the Chicago River!
Pedalheads Bike Camp
Dates: 6/10-8/16, 6/24-8/30
What to expect: Pedalheads provides innovative and effective programs that are safe, fun, and challenging, inviting children to discover a world of opportunities. Kids get lots of time on their bikes learning and playing games, navigating obstacle courses, and challenging themselves with a variety of activities in a safe environment.
My Gym Skokie
What to expect: Children participate in energizing fitness games, noncompetitive gymnastics, arts and crafts, music and more. Each camp program is uniquely designed to keep your children moving and active, as they emphasize physical development and personal success. Programs change daily, so no two camp days are the same.
My Gym River Forest
What to expect: Whether you are looking for the best place to send your children on cold and rainy days or trying to keep them active and cool during the hot summer months, My Gym camp is the place to be. Children participate in energizing fitness games, noncompetitive gymnastics, arts and crafts, music and more. Each camp program is uniquely designed to keep your children moving and active, as they emphasize physical development and personal success.
Summer at ChiArts
Registration Deadline: 7/21
Ages: 2nd-8th Grade
What to expect:Campers will explore the artistic disciplines of Dance, Music, Theatre, Creative Writing, and Visual Arts in a joyful and nurturing environment, led by artists from the Chicago High School for the Arts. Campers will receive pre-professional training in the arts and create original pieces for performance and showcase in this 3 week long camp.
Enter the Stage
Ages: 2nd – 5th grade
Promo: $100 off when you mention Pearachute
What to expect:This is highly recommended for children with a strong interest and/or love for the performing arts. Enter the Stage actors learn ensemble building, play theater games, and develop beginner musical theater skills through movement training. Enter the Stage actors rehearse and perform a mini showcase from a popular Broadway production that premieres at the Greenhouse Theater.
Take the Stage
Promo: $250 New Actor Discount
What to expect:Take the Stage is is the newest advanced musical theater training program to enter the Chicago theater scene! Take the Stage is a summer intensive program that produces a Broadway musical within six weeks; available to rising 6th graders through rising juniors in high school!