Top 4 Last Minute Summer Camp Options
Written by: Christa Reed
Ok, believe it or not, Summer is finally here. Whether you like it or not, your kid(s) are going to need a break from you and the rigors of preschool/elementary school. Here are some amazing camp options that still have availibility this summer. Bonus: Each of them offer a very special discount only to NPN members.
Little Beans Cafe: They have two great locations with super flexible options. The Chicago locations takes children ages 3-6 and their brand new Evanston locations takes children 3-8 years old. What's great is that you can purchase punch passes for the summer and use them when you need them. No need to sign up for a whole at a time, if that's not convenient for you. Click for a deep NPN member-only discount.
Kidville: Camp Kidville (ages 18 months - 5 years) is THE place for learning, playing, and making new friends from June to August! Each small camp group participates in developmentally appropriate activities in gym, music, art, exploration and more. Weekly themes such as The Wild Wild West and Safari Adventure set the stage for sports and movement games, live jam sessions with a Kidville musician, take-home art projects, interactive story time and dramatic play in our state-of-the-art air conditioned facility. No sweltering heat, no sunburns, just an amazing line-up of exciting and structured Kidville activities all summer long! 2-week sessions all summer long! NPN members get deep discounts on not only camps but birthday parties too!
ChiArts: Ready for a camp that is designed for students grades K-5 and 6-8 to explore the art of expression in theater, music, visual arts, creative writing and dance in a joyful and nurturing environment? In classes led by expert teaching artists and supported by ChiArts camp counselors and student apprentices, campers will receive pre-professional training in artistic disciplines and create original pieces for performance and showcase. NPN members can receive a 10% discount!
Compass Creative Dramatics: Your child will have an unforgettable experience in the 5 day theatre program. The preschool program is offered for 3-5 year old campers. Here they will explore creativity, and telling stories with their voices and bodies! They help lay foundations for cooperation, empathy, social skills, and creative art appreciation.
The elementary program offers camps for grades 1 through 12 where campers learn, play, and perform "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" or "The Princess & The Pea". NPN members get deep discounts on all camp registrations!