Summer Camps



Summer Camps – Registration starts April 1

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.

To download the handbooks, click on the name of the camp.

To see if you qualify for a free week of camp through our Youth Scholarship Fund, please contact us at

The Centre of Elgin

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 – Starting July 12 Sports Camp will be at The Centre of Elgin.  This 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.

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.

Snapology Camps – Join us as we build super-cool models that use gears, axles and pulleys. Work under guided instruction to build various models using LEGO® bricks. This class is designed for children of all ages and building abilities to build together. Free-building time is included to promote creativity. Classes are limited to 10 attendees and are subject to minimum enrollment requirements. Invite your friends! Face masks are required. Ages 5-14. Max: 10

Elgin Youth Choir Camp – The Elgin Youth Choir is dedicated to fostering the love of music through the pursuit of excellence from individual and ensemble discipline to teamwork and self expression.  “We teach life through song”. The Elgin Youth Choir Summer-Camp provides a week long experience where students can grow musically in a fun and exciting environment along with a live performance at the conclusion of camp. Ages 8-17 are encouraged to join.

Contact Amy Spooner at 847-531-7013 or for more information about Snapology Camp and Elgin Youth Choir Camp.