Camps

The Centre 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 7:00am – 6:00pm.

Winter and Spring Break Camps

The Centre offers full day programming on all days off from school, including the holiday breaks. Camps all include games, crafts, sports, swimming, rock climbing, and a field trip. Campers will need a swimsuit, towel, lunch, and snacks daily. We offer three and five day options for each camp. Pricing varies per camp.

Kids Day Off Program

Spend your days off school at The Centre! We’ll play games, do some crafts, climb the wall, and swim. Bring a lunch, snacks, swimsuit, and towel. Get ready for tons of fun! Weekly rate: Resident Fee: $38 Non-Resident Fee: $42

Call Brett Lind at 847-531-7017 or lind_b@cityofelgin.org with any questions.

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

For more information on days off of school or extended open swim hours, please visit our days off school page.

Summer Camps

Click on the camp name for a current parent handbook.

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.

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.

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 each camp.

 2016 Dates

Date Location
6/7 Safari Land
6/14 Funway
6/21 Lincoln Park Zoo
6/28 Chicago Sky Game
7/6 Discovery Center Museum Rockford
7/12 Magic Waters
7/19 Museum of Science and Industry
7/26 Mega Gymnastics/Movie
8/2 Santa’s Village
8/9 Main Event – Hoffman Estates