Important Note for Campers: Camps begin at 8:30 AM and end at 3:15 PM. All campers should bring a sack lunch, two snacks, and a refillable water bottle. Please avoid sending peanut or sesame products with your child because some campers have allergies. Campers should be dressed comfortably and be prepared to move and have fun! If possible, children attending Animal Camp on Monday should also bring a shoe box for a craft activity.

Spring Break: Animal Mini Camp

Registration Open

For K-5th Grade. This camp teaches children about animal safety and what makes a good pet. Kids will also learn about different animal environments. At the end, campers get the chance to meet the Orpheum's resident animals!

Start DateMarch 23, 2015
End DateMarch 23, 2015
Start Time8:30 AM
End Time3:15 PM
PriceMembers$45.00
Non-Members$50.00

Important Note for Campers: Camps begin at 8:30 AM and end at 3:15 PM. All campers should bring a sack lunch, two snacks, and a refillable water bottle. Please avoid sending peanut or sesame products with your child because some campers have allergies. Campers should be dressed comfortably and be prepared to move and have fun! If possible, children attending Animal Camp on Monday should also bring a shoe box for a craft activity.

Spring Break: Art Mini Camp

Registration Open

For K-5th Grade. Campers will learn about different styles of art, including shadow puppets, dot painting and even theatre. Kids get to make their own shadow puppets and write/perform skits for each other.

Start DateMarch 24, 2015
End DateMarch 24, 2015
Start Time8:30 AM
End Time3:15 PM
PriceMembers$45.00
Non-Members$50.00

Important Note for Campers: Camps begin at 8:30 AM and end at 3:15 PM. All campers should bring a sack lunch, two snacks, and a refillable water bottle. Please avoid sending peanut or sesame products with your child because some campers have allergies. Campers should be dressed comfortably and be prepared to move and have fun! If possible, children attending Animal Camp on Monday should also bring a shoe box for a craft activity.

Spring Break: Engineering Mini Camp

Registration Open

For K-5th Grade. In this camp, kids will learn about the basics of engineering. They will design and build structures like boats and bridges out of Legos, aluminum foil and marshmallows.

Start DateMarch 25, 2015
End DateMarch 25, 2015
Start Time8:30 AM
End Time3:15 PM
PriceMembers$45.00
Non-Members$50.00

Important Note for Campers: Camps begin at 8:30 AM and end at 3:15 PM. All campers should bring a sack lunch, two snacks, and a refillable water bottle. Please avoid sending peanut or sesame products with your child because some campers have allergies. Campers should be dressed comfortably and be prepared to move and have fun! If possible, children attending Animal Camp on Monday should also bring a shoe box for a craft activity.

Spring Break: Messy Science Mini Camp

Registration Open

For K-5th Grade. This camp lets kids get a little messy by creating fun substances like oobleck, gak and moon dough. Kids will also make sidewalk chalk and their own lava lamp!

Start DateMarch 26, 2015
End DateMarch 26, 2015
Start Time8:30 AM
End Time3:15 PM
PriceMembers$45.00
Non-Members$50.00

Important Note for Campers: Camps begin at 8:30 AM and end at 3:15 PM. All campers should bring a sack lunch, two snacks, and a refillable water bottle. Please avoid sending peanut or sesame products with your child because some campers have allergies. Campers should be dressed comfortably and be prepared to move and have fun! If possible, children attending Animal Camp on Monday should also bring a shoe box for a craft activity.

Spring Break: Dino Mini Camp

Registration Open

For K-5th Grade. Campers will learn about different kinds of dinosaurs! This camp also introduces kids to paleontology and the scientific method. Campers will make volcanoes out of papier-mache and create their own fossils, as well as learning how to draw dinosaurs.

Start DateMarch 27, 2015
End DateMarch 27, 2015
Start Time8:30 AM
End Time3:15 PM
PriceMembers$45.00
Non-Members$50.00

Important Note for Campers: Camps begin at 8:30 AM and end at 3:15 PM. All campers should bring a sack lunch, two snacks, and a refillable water bottle. Please avoid sending peanut or sesame products with your child because some campers have allergies. Campers should be dressed comfortably and be prepared to move and have fun! If possible, children attending Animal Camp on Monday should also bring a shoe box for a craft activity.

Summer Camp: Messy Science Camp (3-5th Grade)

Registration Closed

Do you love science experiments that go SPLAT? Be prepared to get messy as we create materials like slime, silly putty and moon dough. We’ll make and eat our own gummy worms and even have some fun with explosions! At the end of the week, see a demonstration by the University of Illinois R.E.A.C.T. Chemistry Program.

Start DateJune 8, 2015
End DateJune 12, 2015
Start Time8:00 AM
End Time5:00 PM
PriceMembers$270.00
Non-Members$300.00

Important Note for Campers: Camps begin at 8:30 AM and end at 3:15 PM. All campers should bring a sack lunch, two snacks, and a refillable water bottle. Please avoid sending peanut or sesame products with your child because some campers have allergies. Campers should be dressed comfortably and be prepared to move and have fun! If possible, children attending Animal Camp on Monday should also bring a shoe box for a craft activity.

Summer Camp: Messy Science Camp (K-2nd Grade)

Registration Closed

Do you love science experiments that go SPLAT? Be prepared to get messy as we create materials like slime, silly putty and moon dough. We’ll make and eat our own gummy worms and even have some fun with explosions! At the end of the week, see a demonstration by the University of Illinois R.E.A.C.T. Chemistry Program.

Start DateJune 8, 2015
End DateJune 12, 2015
Start Time8:00 AM
End Time5:00 PM
PriceMembers$270.00
Non-Members$300.00

Important Note for Campers: Camps begin at 8:30 AM and end at 3:15 PM. All campers should bring a sack lunch, two snacks, and a refillable water bottle. Please avoid sending peanut or sesame products with your child because some campers have allergies. Campers should be dressed comfortably and be prepared to move and have fun! If possible, children attending Animal Camp on Monday should also bring a shoe box for a craft activity.

Summer Camp: Zoo Camp (3-5th Grade)

Registration Closed

How would YOU run the zoo? This camp will explore all kinds of animal-related topics, like habitats, animal diets and training. We’ll dissect owl pellets and learn to identify different kinds of animal poop. Campers will see a dog training session, watch a real veterinarian do a mock exam, and meet lots of exotic critters from the Orpheum, the Humane Society, and even Scovill Zoo!

Start DateJune 15, 2015
End DateJune 19, 2015
Start Time8:00 AM
End Time5:00 PM
PriceMembers$270.00
Non-Members$300.00

Important Note for Campers: Camps begin at 8:30 AM and end at 3:15 PM. All campers should bring a sack lunch, two snacks, and a refillable water bottle. Please avoid sending peanut or sesame products with your child because some campers have allergies. Campers should be dressed comfortably and be prepared to move and have fun! If possible, children attending Animal Camp on Monday should also bring a shoe box for a craft activity.

Summer Camp: Zoo Camp (K-2nd Grade)

Registration Closed

How would YOU run the zoo? This camp will explore all kinds of animal-related topics, like habitats, animal diets and training. We’ll dissect owl pellets and learn to identify different kinds of animal poop. Campers will see a dog training session, watch a real veterinarian do a mock exam, and meet lots of exotic critters from the Orpheum, the Humane Society, and even Scovill Zoo!

Start DateJune 15, 2015
End DateJune 19, 2015
Start Time8:00 AM
End Time5:00 PM
PriceMembers$270.00
Non-Members$300.00

Important Note for Campers: Camps begin at 8:30 AM and end at 3:15 PM. All campers should bring a sack lunch, two snacks, and a refillable water bottle. Please avoid sending peanut or sesame products with your child because some campers have allergies. Campers should be dressed comfortably and be prepared to move and have fun! If possible, children attending Animal Camp on Monday should also bring a shoe box for a craft activity.

Summer Camp: Arts Camp (K-2nd Grade)

Registration Closed

Unleash your inner artist as you learn about all different kinds of art, from theatre to music to painting. Each day will be presented by a different community partner and expose campers to new art forms! Campers will be introduced to improv games, different styles of music, painting and dance!

Start DateJune 22, 2015
End DateJune 26, 2015
Start Time8:00 AM
End Time5:00 PM
PriceMembers$270.00
Non-Members$300.00

Important Note for Campers: Camps begin at 8:30 AM and end at 3:15 PM. All campers should bring a sack lunch, two snacks, and a refillable water bottle. Please avoid sending peanut or sesame products with your child because some campers have allergies. Campers should be dressed comfortably and be prepared to move and have fun! If possible, children attending Animal Camp on Monday should also bring a shoe box for a craft activity.

Summer Camp: Arts Camp (3-5th Grade)

Registration Closed

Unleash your inner artist as you learn about all different kinds of art, from theatre to music to painting. Each day will be presented by a different community partner and expose campers to new art forms! Campers will be introduced to improv games, different styles of music, painting and dance!

Start DateJune 22, 2015
End DateJune 26, 2015
Start Time8:00 AM
End Time5:00 PM
PriceMembers$270.00
Non-Members$300.00

Important Note for Campers: Camps begin at 8:30 AM and end at 3:15 PM. All campers should bring a sack lunch, two snacks, and a refillable water bottle. Please avoid sending peanut or sesame products with your child because some campers have allergies. Campers should be dressed comfortably and be prepared to move and have fun! If possible, children attending Animal Camp on Monday should also bring a shoe box for a craft activity.

Summer Camp: LEGO Camp, Session I (K-2nd Grade)

Registration Closed

Do you love everything LEGO? Then this camp is for you! All campers will enjoy LEGO-themed crafts and games. Younger campers will work with LEGO WeDo kits while more experienced campers work on LEGO Mindstorm kits.

Start DateJuly 6, 2015
End DateJuly 10, 2015
Start Time8:00 AM
End Time5:00 PM
PriceMembers$270.00
Non-Members$300.00

Important Note for Campers: Camps begin at 8:30 AM and end at 3:15 PM. All campers should bring a sack lunch, two snacks, and a refillable water bottle. Please avoid sending peanut or sesame products with your child because some campers have allergies. Campers should be dressed comfortably and be prepared to move and have fun! If possible, children attending Animal Camp on Monday should also bring a shoe box for a craft activity.

Summer Camp: LEGO Camp, Session I (3-5th Grade)

Registration Closed

Do you love everything LEGO? Then this camp is for you! All campers will enjoy LEGO-themed crafts and games. Younger campers will work with LEGO WeDo kits while more experienced campers work on LEGO Mindstorm kits.

Start DateJuly 6, 2015
End DateJuly 10, 2015
Start Time8:00 AM
End Time5:00 PM
PriceMembers$270.00
Non-Members$300.00

Important Note for Campers: Camps begin at 8:30 AM and end at 3:15 PM. All campers should bring a sack lunch, two snacks, and a refillable water bottle. Please avoid sending peanut or sesame products with your child because some campers have allergies. Campers should be dressed comfortably and be prepared to move and have fun! If possible, children attending Animal Camp on Monday should also bring a shoe box for a craft activity.

Summer Camp: LEGO Camp, Session II (K-2nd Grade)

Registration Closed

(Prerequisite LEGO Camp Session I.) Session II will be a continuation of LEGO Camp Session I. Younger campers will begin working with Robotics Jr. while experienced campers move on to Robotics II.

Start DateJuly 13, 2015
End DateJuly 17, 2015
Start Time8:00 AM
End Time5:00 PM
PriceMembers$270.00
Non-Members$300.00

Important Note for Campers: Camps begin at 8:30 AM and end at 3:15 PM. All campers should bring a sack lunch, two snacks, and a refillable water bottle. Please avoid sending peanut or sesame products with your child because some campers have allergies. Campers should be dressed comfortably and be prepared to move and have fun! If possible, children attending Animal Camp on Monday should also bring a shoe box for a craft activity.

Summer Camp: LEGO Camp, Session II (3-5th Grade)

Registration Closed

(Prerequisite LEGO Camp Session I.) Session II will be a continuation of LEGO Camp Session I. Younger campers will begin working with Robotics Jr. while experienced campers move on to Robotics II.

Start DateJuly 13, 2015
End DateJuly 17, 2015
Start Time8:00 AM
End Time5:00 PM
PriceMembers$270.00
Non-Members$300.00

Important Note for Campers: Camps begin at 8:30 AM and end at 3:15 PM. All campers should bring a sack lunch, two snacks, and a refillable water bottle. Please avoid sending peanut or sesame products with your child because some campers have allergies. Campers should be dressed comfortably and be prepared to move and have fun! If possible, children attending Animal Camp on Monday should also bring a shoe box for a craft activity.

Summer Camp: Engineering Camp (3-5th Grade)

Registration Closed

This camp is for kids who love to create! Campers will build Rube Goldberg machines and learn basic computer programming. Visitors from the University of Illinois Mechanical Science and Engineering Department will show us how to apply what we've learned. We’ll make and keep our own shower gel and bouncy balls, along with building and testing everything from marshmallow bridges to rockets!

Start DateJuly 20, 2015
End DateJuly 24, 2015
Start Time8:00 AM
End Time5:00 PM
PriceMembers$270.00
Non-Members$300.00

Important Note for Campers: Camps begin at 8:30 AM and end at 3:15 PM. All campers should bring a sack lunch, two snacks, and a refillable water bottle. Please avoid sending peanut or sesame products with your child because some campers have allergies. Campers should be dressed comfortably and be prepared to move and have fun! If possible, children attending Animal Camp on Monday should also bring a shoe box for a craft activity.

Summer Camp: Engineering Camp (K-2nd Grade)

Registration Closed

This camp is for kids who love to create! Campers will build Rube Goldberg machines and learn basic computer programming. Visitors from the University of Illinois Mechanical Science and Engineering Department will show us how to apply what we've learned. We’ll make and keep our own shower gel and bouncy balls, along with building and testing everything from marshmallow bridges to rockets!

Start DateJuly 20, 2015
End DateJuly 24, 2015
Start Time8:00 AM
End Time5:00 PM
PriceMembers$270.00
Non-Members$300.00

LEGO® Robotics 1 Club for 3rd-6th Grade

Registration Closed

This is a great opportunity to learn robotics basics by working with LEGO Mindstorms®. Participants will build models, attach sensors and motors that are plugged into a computer, and configure behaviors using a simple programming tool. The curriculum is dynamic and fun with explorations in science, math, technology and engineering concepts. Participants are challenged by working with various problems hands-on, and solving them by using their own ideas and working together with others. This club will meet the first and third Sunday of the month at 1 p.m. for 13 sessions. Club Dates: September 7 & 21, October 5 & 19, November 2 & 16, December 7, January 18, February 1 & 15, March 1 & 15 and April 19. No club on December 21, January 4 and April 5.

DatesSep. 07, Sep. 21, Oct. 05, Oct. 19, Nov. 02, Nov. 16, Dec. 07, Jan. 18, Feb. 01, Feb. 15, Mar. 01, Mar. 15, Apr. 19
Time1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
PriceMembers$155.00
Non-Members$165.00

LEGO® Robotics 2 Club for 3rd-6th Grade

Registration Open

Intermediate level for LEGO Robotics. Prerequisite is LEGO Robotics I. This club will meet the first and third Sunday of the month at 3 p.m. for 13 sessions. Club Dates: September 7 & 21, October 5 & 19, November 2 & 16, December 7, January 18, February 1 & 15, March 1 & 15 and April 19. No club on December 21, January 4 and April 5.

DatesSep. 07, Sep. 21, Oct. 05, Oct. 19, Nov. 02, Nov. 16, Dec. 07, Jan. 18, Feb. 01, Feb. 15, Mar. 01, Mar. 15, Apr. 19
Time3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
PriceMembers$155.00
Non-Members$165.00

LEGO® Robotics Junior for K-5th Grade

Registration Closed

Take the first steps toward becoming a LEGO Robotics innovator with this introductory level club. Learn how to construct, work as a team, and explore the world of coding while having fun building with LEGO We-Do kits. This club will meet the second Sunday of the month at 3 p.m. for nine sessions. Club dates: September 14, October 12, November 9, December 7, January 11, February 8, March 8, April 12 and May 10.

DatesMay. 10, Apr. 12, Mar. 08, Feb. 08, Jan. 11, Dec. 14, Nov. 09, Oct. 12, Sep. 14
Time3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
PriceMembers$95.00
Non-Members$105.00

LEGO® iMAGINATION City for K-2nd Grade

Registration Open

Do you enjoy creating and imagining with LEGO? Explore the engineering, design, and creative potential of LEGO. This dynamic curriculum will give children a new appreciation for LEGO and the infinite possibilities as they test their brains to construct animals, buildings, simple machines, transportation, and model an original LEGO City. This club will meet the second Sunday of the month at 1 p.m. for nine sessions. Club dates: September 14, October 12, November 9, December 7, January 11, February 8, March 8, April 12 and May 10.

DatesSep. 14, Oct. 12, Nov. 09, Dec. 14, Jan. 11, Feb. 08, Mar. 08, Apr. 12, May. 10
Time1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
PriceMembers$95.00
Non-Members$105.00