2024 Summer camp

  • Printed guide: Week of February 21
  • Registration opens: March 11 for DG Park District residents and March 18 for non-residents
  • Registration will be available online at dgparks.org or in-person at Lincoln Center or Recreation Center

What to expect in 2024:

Downers Grove Park District is excited to offer a full lineup of our popular summer camps in 2024!

Traditional Full-day Camps

  • Kinder Camp for campers entering Kindergarten in the Fall of 2024
  • Adventure Camp for campers entering grades 1 to 5
  • Teen Trekkers for campers entering grades 6 - 8
  • Extended hours for Kinder Camp, Adventure camps and Teen Trekkers (9:00am - 5:30pm)
  • Before care available for an additional fee
Early Childhood Camps
  • Half Day camps for campers 2 - 5 years old
  • Exploration Station & Extension Camp
  • Pee Wee Camp
Teen Camps - for campers entering 6th - 8th grade
  • Counselor in Training
  • Teen Trekkers
  • Teen Wilderness Explorers
History Camps
  • Half-day camps
  • Available for ages 5-12
Nature Camps
  • Half-day camps for campers entering Pre-K through 5th grade
  • Teen Wilderness Explorers full day camp for campers entering 6th - 8th grade
  • New full day camp for campers entering 1st - 5th grade
  • Specialty Nature Camps
  • Before and after care available for an additional fee
  • Art, Dance & Theater
Youth Specialty Camps
  • STEM-based
  • Cooking
  • Chess, Spanish and more!
Sports Camps
  • All Star Sports Instruction
  • 5 Star Soccer
  • New Wave Lacrosse
  • Challenger International
  • Chicago Fire
  • Offered at Downers Grove Golf Club
  • Ages 3-18


The Downers Grove Park District utilizes ePACT for all camper information/emergency forms. Please check the parent manual for your child's camp(s) for additional information. Below are links you may find helpful:


If your child will bring any medication (including but not limited to; EpiPen, Auvi-Q, and/or maintenance or rescue inhaler) to camp, you will need to complete the applicable forms below.   Please then upload completed forms into your ePACT account prior to your child’s first day of camp. 

If your child will need any accommodations to successfully participate in the program and you have NOT already been in contact with the Camp Supervisor, please contact them ASAP to discuss your child’s needs.

Medication/Dispensing Form

Inhaler/Auto-Injector Waiver

Thank you to our camp sponsor, Jackson Family Dentistry!