Summer camps guide | 2012

General interest camps | 2012

These great camps appeal to a wide range of kiddos.

Arts camps | 2012

Kids can dance, sing, jam, act, paint and more at these camps for budding visual and performing artists.

Sports camps | 2012

Jocks-in-training will flip (run, jump!) for these sports camps.

Academic camps | 2012

Smarty pants kids will love these summer camps that get brains going.

Starter camps for the preschool set in Chicago

Four great summer camp options for tiny tots.

Overnight camp options for every kid

These close(ish)-to-home locales offer sports, arts, academic and tranditional overnight options.

Chicago camps for special needs children

Special needs kids learn a new skills while making friends and having a blast.

Even more 2012 summer camps

We've added many more camps to our 2012 guide. Check out all the new listings here.

Michael Baldridge

The 13-year-old digital enthusiast talks Chicago Area Writing Program Digital Storytelling Camp at UIC.

Scarlett Bennet

The four-year-old loves making new friends at Dance Camp at the Chicago Multi-Cultural Dance Center.

Shea and Kelly Dolce

The seven-year-old twins get a kick out of Wildcat Sports Camp.

Roman Pouw

The four-year-old has a blast atSummer Camp at St. Matthias.