Kids Camps

Each summer, the Forest Preserve District offers a variety of four- or five-day camps for kids ages 4 to 14. Read through the descriptions below to find one that fits your child’s interests. Bookmark this page and check back at the end of March for the 2015 summer schedule. 

Camp FBW

Children learn about nature art, camping and ecosystems through projects, hands-on experiences and exploration in a variety of half-day camps that may be combined for full-day adventures.

Horse Sense

Campers will enjoy this hands-on experience with horses, which will include an introduction to the day-to-day activities and experiences of a working barn. This well-rounded program also includes arts and crafts, games, and supervised lead-line rides.

Riding Sense

Campers discover all the fun of “Horse Sense” plus the wonders and challenges of a riding program. This camp includes the grooming and bathing of horses, hayrides, arts and crafts, and a one-hour daily riding lesson.

Kline Creek Farmhands

Kids experience life on an 1890s farm, including chores, domestic activities and games.

Wild by Nature

Children discover the natural history of DuPage County through safe exploration and play in wild places. The final two days of the program include an overnight campout.

Wildlife Explorers

Children learn about the environment and how they are part of nature. Each day features games, activities and stories. The last day includes a cookout.

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