CAMPS

2022 Summer Camp
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Morton Grove Park District Summer Camps provide a safe, fun, and active environment where children can play, develop friendships, and learn new skills. Summer Camp activities vary from week to week and are designed to be age-appropriate. Activities available every session are arts and crafts, group games, movies, swimming, and more. Get ready for summer.

Camp Newsletters
Week One Happy Campers – Click to view
Week One Kidventure Kamp – Click to view
Week One Junior Camp – Click to view
Week One Mor Gro Camp – Click to view
Week One Teen Camp – Click to view

 

Parent meeting were held the first two weeks of June. If missed the meeting see below for recordings.
Happy Campers Parent Meeting 2022
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Kidventure Kamp Parent Meeting 2022
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Junior Camp Parent Meeting 2022
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Junior Leaders in Training Parent Meeting 2022
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Mor Gro Parent Meeting 2022
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Teen Times Parent Meeting 2022
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CAMP REGISTRATION  Registration is open. Register early – some camp fill fast.
Click here to view current Activity Guide (pages 20-25)
.WAYS TO REGISTER TWO CONVENIENT WAYS TO REGISTER
1. Register online at www.mortongroveparks.com. Shortly after you register, you will receive an email with a Camper Authorization Form and Parent Manual. We will ask that you fill out and return the Camper Authorization Form and the last page of the Parent manual.
2. Register in person at the Prairie View Community Center. When you register, you will receive the Parent Manual. We will ask you to fill out the Camper Authorization Form and the last page of the Parent Manual.
PAYMENT OPTIONS
Pay in full for camp sessions or join our convenient payment plan. You will pay a $25 deposit when you register and pay the balance of each session one week before it starts.
REGISTRATION DEADLINES
Registration for each session will close the Thursday before each session
at 5 pm to give staff time to prepare for their campers.
Questions? Contact Claire at 847-965-0604 or email at cbaumgartner@mgparks.com

2022 Summer Dance Camp 
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Questions? Contact Susan Smentek, Recreation Supervisor, at ssmentek@mgparks.com, 847-965-0387.

 

CAMP FAQ

What should I bring to camp?
– A sturdy bag (backpack, tote bag), water bottle, sunscreen, lunch, swimsuit and pool towel.
Please note that counselors cannot help apply lotion sunscreen. If you child needs help, send spray sunscreen.

When does camp go to the pool?
Junior Camp: Oriole Pool. Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays 10am-11am
Mor Gro: Harrer Pool. Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays 11am-12pm
Teen Times: Harrer Pool. Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays 1pm-2pm

When does camp go on field trips?
Junior Camp, Mor Gro and Teen Times go on Field Trips on Fridays. Happy Campers hosts an entertainer once a session. See our weekly newsletter for specific dates.

When do weekly newsletters come out?
Newsletters will be emailed every Thursday for the following week.

What are the procedures for medication for my child at camp?
Head Counselors will hold onto your child’s medication. You will need to fill out a Medication Dispensing form before leaving the medication at the campsite. Counselors will administer medication. Campers are not allowed to self-administer medication.

What if my child needs special assistance?
Email Claire Baumgartner at cbaumgartner@mgparks.com. Claire will put you in contact with the Maine-Niles Association of Special Recreation.

When will I be billed for camp?
If you are on our payment plan, payments will be auto-debited one week before each session begins. Bills are scheduled for: Session 1: June 6,  Session 2: June 20, Session 3: July 5, Session 4: July 18, and Camp S’more Session 2/3: August 1.
Questions about payment should be directed to Lauren Ishii at 847-965-0594 or lishii@mgparks.com.
I missed the Parent Meeting, can I watch the recording?
You can find the parent meeting recordings at this site: https://mortongroveparks.com/things-to-do/camps/