The Vernon Hills Park District summer day camps feature adventure packed days including field trips, water park visits, swimming, sports, crafts and more! All camps fill on a first-come, first-served basis and early registration is encouraged. Each camp is supervised by qualified camp directors and counselors who are first aid and CPR certified.
NEW DAY CAMP FORMAT in 2018! All day camps are offered in four, two-week sessions to offer more flexibility for family schedules. Bus routes are eliminated and extended day camp programs are offered before and after camp with reduced fees!
2018 Day Camp Guide – All ages listed are of the 2017/18 school year. Click on each camp name below for details specific to that particular camp.
|Preschool||Age||Grades K-3||Grade||Grades K-7||Grade||Elementary||Grade|
|Little Scouts||3-4||Little Giants||K-3||Kid Zone 1/2 Day||K-7||Girlfriends||2-5|
|Explorers||4-5||Junior Crew North||K-3||Extended Day PM||K-7||Road Trip||4-7|
|Lil Rascals||4-6||Junior Crew South||K-3||Extended Day AM||K-7||Action!||4-7|
2018 Important Dates
|June 20||Registration deadline for Session 2. Data and medical forms are due.|
|July 1||Registration deadline for Session 3. Data and medical forms are due.|
|July 18||Registration deadline for Session 4. Data and medical forms are due.|
There will be no camp on July 4th.
Required Swim Test – Campers are required to pass a basic swim test to be able to swim at the Family Aquatic Center during camp. No test is required for Little Scouts, Explorers, and Lil Rascals.
Camp Lunch Option – On the two days per week that your child goes to the Family Aquatic Center (refer to your child’s camp calendar), Bobo’s Restaurant will provide lunch with four meal options. In the event of inclement weather, Bobo’s will deliver meals to the campsite.
Refund Policy – Refund requests made prior to the registration deadline will receive a full refund, less a $5 service charge per camp/per child. Refund requests after the registration deadline will receive a full refund less a 25% service charge per camp/per child. Refund requests will be reviewed on a case by case basis. All refund requests must be made in writing. Camp refund request forms are available online or at the Sullivan Community Center.
Identification is required to pick up your camper at the end of each day.
2018 Payment Schedule – One-third of the total day camp fees will be due at the time of registration. One-third will be charged on May 5, and the remaining one-third will be charged on June 5. Credit/debit card authorization is required for payment schedule. Camp registrations processed after June 4 will require payment in full.
The payment schedule does not apply to the following camps: CIT Camps, Little Scouts, Explorers Camp, Lunch Bunch, Last Blast, and Sports Camps.
|Camp||Parent Letter||Calendar||Camp Site Director||Director Cell #|
|Preschool||Tot Camps Parent Letter||Holly Weber|
|Little Giants||Little Giants Parent Letter||Little Giants Calendar||Taylor Yanke||847-989-2068|
|Junior Crew South||Jr Crew South Parent Letter||Jr Crew South Calendar||Ryleigh Hughes||847-989-1637|
|Junior Crew North||Jr Crew North Parent Letter||Jr Crew North Calendar||Hayley Mack||224-246-2882|
|Girlfriends||Girlfriends Parent Letter||Girlfriends Calendar||Brooke Gregorcy||773-951-9700|
|Road Trip||Road Trip Parent Letter||Road Trip Calendar||Maureen Hilliard||847-406-8318|
|Action!||Action!Camp Parent Letter||Action! Calendar||DeAnna Selander||847-989-4363|
|S.O.S.||S.O.S. Camp Parent Letter||SOS Calendar||Donna Brosmith||847-721-6402|
|Kid Zone||Kid Zone Parent Letter||Sean Chatterjee||224-423-1945|
|Extended Camp||Sean Chatterjee||224-246-2997|
|Camp Data Forms|
|Camp Medication Form|
|Camp Food Allergy Care Plan Form|
|Camp Walking, Biking Waiver|