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Summer Day Camp

The Best Summer Memories are Made at Lincolnwood Summer Day Camp

CAMP FAMILY PICNIC: Tuesday, July 17 at the Proesel Park Shelter 6-7:30 p.m. All campers from Session I & II and their families are invited!¬†ūüėÄ

Lincolnwood Summer Day Camp is an American Camp Association (ACA) Accredited program for children ages 3-15. Popular with residents of Lincolnwood and many surrounding communities, our seven general recreation camps feature a variety of activities including arts and crafts, small and large group games, athletics, field trips, and recreational swimming. Campers also have the option to enroll in swim lessons, tennis lessons, weekly before-and after-camp programs, and specialty skill programs such as soccer.

To learn more about Lincolnwood Summer Day Camp, please click on the brochure link below. Our team is also available to answer your questions by phone 847-677-9740 or email at

2018 Summer Camp Guide

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Dates to Remember

May 25 Parent handbook and camp calendars are available online
May 29 Session I Refund Request Deadline
June 1 Friendship Request Form Due (Session I)
June 7 New Parent Orientation – 6:30pm at the Community Center
June 8 Payment Plans Due in Full
June 12 Session I Begins (5 wk. session)
July 2 Session II Refund Request Deadline
July 4 No Camp – Happy Independence Day!
July 6 Friendship Request Form Due (Session II)
July 16 Session II Begins (4 wk. session)
July 17 Camp Family Picnic at the Proesel Park Shelter (6-7:30pm)
Aug. 13-17 Last Hurrah

Required Camp Forms

Please Note: These forms must be completed and submitted to us prior to the first day of camp.

Camper Data Form Due prior to the first day of camp.
Camper Conduct Contract Due prior to the first day of camp.
Camper ID With Allergy Information  If applicable, due prior to the first day of camp.
Permission To Dispense Medication Form If applicable, due prior to the first day of camp, if applicable.
Friendship Request Form This request must be reciprocal (1:1) and must be returned to us by June 1 (Session 1) and July 6 (Session 2)

Parent Handbook

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Camp Calendars

Check out the fun trips and activities we have planned for your child’s camp.

Prairie Dogs
(Ages 3-4)


Little Lincolns (Grades K-2)


Camp Potawatomie (Grades K-2)


Rutledge Rockets (Grades 3-5)


Adventure Camp (Grades 6-9)


Camp 74
(Grades K-8)


Parents & Kids Love Lincolnwood Summer Day Camp

Parents say it best. Here are some quotes from parents of campers:

“My older daughter loved her counselor so much that she was in tears after her last day because she missed her so much. I loved that the counselors were good role models who seem to genuinely like children. They kept them so busy and both my daughters loved every activity. A truly wonderful experience. They’re already looking forward to next summer.”

“It’s a wonderful camp, staff to child ratio is excellent, the kids have a chance to swim nearly every day, they do lots of fun activities, it’s just an overall wonderful place to send your kid ‚Äď and it’s reasonably priced ‚Äď even for non-residents!”

“The kids came home every day dirty, exhausted and with pink cheeks. What more can you ask for?”

“This was my daughter’s first summer camp and she loved it. So glad you have the Little Lincolns option for 3 days a week. It was perfect for us and we both loved her first experience at summer camp. We plan to be back next year!”

Now hiring Summer Staff

Join our Team

If you’re interested in working us this summer, please visit our employment page.¬†Questions?¬†Please email or call Olivia Antosz, Recreation Supervisor at (847) 745-4723 or

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