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 for 2013 to find one that fits your child’s interests and schedule.
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.
Campers enjoy hands-on experience with horses, including 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.
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.
Kids experience life on an 1890s farm, including chores, domestic activities and games.
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.
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.