The Parks and Recreation department offers a variety of full-day camps for working parents during all school breaks and summertime.

Camps are available for ages 5 – 15 (K – 8th grades) and are offered from 7:00 am – 6:00 pm.

Summer Camps

Summer Camp at the Centre is our traditional day camp featuring a variety of different activities including games, sports, crafts, swimming, weekly field trips, and more.

Centre Sports Camp  offers a variety of different sports and games and include weekly field trips, swimming, and more!

Teen Leaders Camp  is a camp offered for youth entering 6-8th grade. Campers will go on two weekly field trips while learning how to become a positive force in the community through meaningful activities.

Click here for the 2019 Camper Information Form

Climbing Wall Waiver - Needs to be filled to use the climbing wall at The Centre.

Call Rachel Jachowske at 847-531-7017 or email with any questions on the above camps.

Camp Prairie View is a traditional day camp located at Prairie View Elementary School featuring a variety of different activities including games, sports, crafts, swimming, hiking, weekly field trips, and more. Contact Michelle Hansen at 847-531-7011 or for more info on Camp Prairie View.

Early Childhood Camps & Classes offer a variety of options for your Preschool aged child.

Register online or at the Main Courtesy Desk at The Centre of Elgin Today!!

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 session. Field trip admission fees are included in the cost of the camp.

Summer Camp Field Trips

June 4                   Epic Air

June 10                 Main Event

June 17                 Santa’s Village

June 24                 Funway

July 1                     Rainbow Falls

July 8                     MEGA Gymnastics/ Movie

July 15                   Safariland

July 22                   Museum of Science & Industry

July 29                   Otter Cove

August 5               Lincoln Park Zoo

*Fieldtrips are subject to change