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Your 2020 Chicagoland Camps Guide

Looking for a fun adventure for your kids this summer? We’ve got you covered. Here are our top choices for kids camps this summer in Chicago.


Locations: Throughout Chicago and Suburbs

Ages: 2-12 years old

Dates: June – August

Are your little ones ready to ditch the training wheels this summer? Pedalheads is a learn-to-ride bike camp known for taking kids from training wheels to two wheels. This camp combines a fun group setting with specialized equipment, tailored cycling lessons, and incredible instructors to build confidence and get some of the most tentative kids biking on their own! Perfect for kids ages 2 to 12.

First Ascent

Locations: Chicago & Peoria

Ages: 5-14 years old

Dates: Weekly from June 29th – August 21st

First Ascent’s Summer Camp will challenge your kids to reach new heights and help them build physical strength, problem-solving skills, and self-confidence – all while having an absolute blast! From Olympics Week to Superheroes Week, each week features a new fun theme with bonus activities to help kids explore the world around them and experience adventure in a whole new way. Perfect for kids ages 5-14.


Locations: Lincoln Park

Ages: 4 and up

Dates: June 8th – September 4th  

enerGEEwhizz kids fitness has the most fun, unique camps around! Participants will enjoy an hour tracked fitness class on the enerGEEwhizz kids fitness proprietary equipment led by professional staff, lunch, and 90 minutes of many different STEAM themed activities plus an hour yoga class (full day only).

The programs work both the body AND the brain to develop overall fitness, so it’s the perfect option to keep the kiddos busy during the Summer months. 

Hi-Five Sports Camp

Location: West Loop

Ages: Pre-K to 8th Grade

Dates: June 22nd – August 14th

Hi-Five Sports Camp offers a full menu of sports designed for boys and girls from Pre-K (4 years old) to 8th grade. This camp is about so much more than winning and losing… it is about teamwork, playing hard and playing fair. And it is about making new buddies and enjoying the camaraderie! If you’re looking for a camp that is as encouraging as it is challenging, as safe as it is high-energy, and as instructional as it is fun then look no further than Hi-Five Sports Camp.

Little Beans Camp

Locations: Lincoln Park & Evanston

Ages: 3-5 and 3-9 years old

Dates: June 8th – August 28th

Little Beans Camp is available at their Chicago location for kids 3-5 years on Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 9am-1pm, as well as at their Evanston location for kids 3-9 years Monday-Friday from 9am-1pm with extended day offered until 3:30pm. Each week brings a new theme and unique fun. The week’s theme is included in the week’s activities and classes. Imaginative play, active play, sports, art, a daily class, a healthy snack and outdoor games included each day. Lunch can be brought from home or purchased for $5.


Locations: Lincoln Park, Naperville, Wilmette

Ages: 6-13 years old

Dates: Multiple dates available in June, July & August

From creating video games and 3D models, to building and navigating robots around a futuristic lab, Codeverse summer camp is an out-of-this-world experience for kids ages 6-13! Spend a week exploring our interactive studio, creating multi-level video games, building real robots, designing 3D printed projects, learning to code, and more! The Codeverse summer camp program is packed with hands-on STEM activities and challenges for beginner and pro coders alike. (M-F, 8AM-4PM, lunch and snacks included)

All About Dance

Multiple dates available in June, July & August

This fun-filled dance camp features all of your kids’ favorite themes like Jo Jo Siwa, Tik Tok, Broadway, Hip Hop and Acro. Choose your favorite theme or join for all. Campers will spend the week dancing, crafting, making new friends, and preparing for a final Thursday performance. Plus, every Friday is themed fun Friday games, activities, and more!

Lumiere Children's Therapy

Location: Lincoln Park

Ages: 3-5 & 6-8 years old

Dates: July 6th – 31st and August 3rd – 21st

Reserve your child’s spot today for a 3 or 4 hour camp session filled with FUN multi-sensory activities targeting all developmental areas: sensory exploration, communication & problem solving, fine motor skills, gross motor movement and social skill development. Camps will also incorporate indoor play in a multi-sensory gym. Space is limited to 5 children per group for an optimal adventurous, learning experience!

Dream Big Performing Arts

Location: Multiple in Chicago

Ages: 3 to 12 years old

Dates: June 8-August 28, 2020

Led by professional teaching artists, our 1-week theater camps offer kids ages 4-13 an unforgettable collaborative experience acting, singing, and dancing with friends. Kids build confidence and foster creative expression while having fun with a wide variety of themes that inspire imaginations!

Chicagoland Summer Camps

If you know of a camp missing from this list, please send us info on the camp here.