Welcome to the Best Summer EVER! The Round Lake Area Park District prides itself in providing a fun-filled, safe and affordable camp experience for your child. From sports to nature and from crafts to field trips, we have just the right camp for you! Choose from full and half day camps with different time options, just select the code number that fits your schedule. You can't beat the park district for a truly terrific camp experience at an affordable price. There are many options to best meet the needs of all campers. Sign up for the program reflecting the grade your child will be entering in Fall 2018. For specific information on pricing, program dates and times, look at our Camp Guide Online.

Full Day Summer Camps require a special registration packet. No online registration is available. Please stop by the Robert W. Rolek Community Center or Sports Center to register, or call 847-546-8558 for more information!

Online Camp Registration


Summer Traveling Camp

The Round Lake Park District will once again be offering this FREE camp to parents and children of all ages. The program provides parents/caregivers the tools, knowledge and skills needed to actively engage children in school readiness skills. Activities will be taught in English and Spanish.

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Preschool Camps

Pop-Up Preschool

The Round Lake Area Park District and the Best Kindergarten Readiness Committee are proud to once again offer this FREE program for parents with children 3-5 years old.
Students will enjoy fun learning activities led by a preschool teacher. Families will also receive FREE early learning materials to take home and continue learning. Parents or caregivers must stay on-site during the program.

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Tiny Trails 2 & 3'S Mini Camp - For Ages 2-3

Join us for a splashing good time this summer that will include songs and stories, arts and crafts, water play, walks on the nature trail, and lots of fun on the playground. Children need not be toilet trained; however, diapers and wipes must be provided. Snack and juice are included. Please bring a backpack with a full change of clothes. No Camp 7/3 & 7/5.

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Duckie Day Camp - For Ages 3-4

Summer will be more exciting as your child enjoys a fun mixture of indoor activities as well as the great outdoors. Activities include arts & crafts, waterplay in our classroom sensory tables, nature hikes, and the playground! A nutritious snack will be served. Please bring a backpack with a full change of clothes (diapers and wipes if needed). No Camp 7/2 - 7/5.

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Pre-K Mini Theme Camps - For Ages 4-5

Pre-K Mini Camps are designed especially for our fabulous 4's and 5's! Each week brings an exploration of a different subject through stories, music, games and special projects. A nutritious snack is served daily. Choose one or choose them all! No Camp 7/2 & 7/4.

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Tender Hart Trails Camp

Our top notch summer program operates within our ongoing full-day licensed and accredited program. Our full-day program runs year-round, but our summer curriculum is something we are especially proud of! During these 9 weeks, our curriculum is enriched with exciting thematic units incorporating special events, the outdoors and water play! PD Contact: Joan Ellis. Please see payment information above for specific payment due dates. No Camp 7/4. Online registration doesn't apply to this camp.

  • Age: 2 - 4 years
  • Date: June 11 - August 10
  • Time: 6:30 am - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Robert W. Rolek Community Center
  • Room: Preschool Room, Full Day
AGE FULL TIME, MONDAY - FRIDAY (R/NR) PART TIME, MIN. 2 DAYS/WEEK (R/NR)
2-4 yrs. $265/$290 per week $55/$60 per day
3-4 yrs. $254/$279 per week $53/$58 per day


Kindergarten Kamp

Especially designed for kids entering kindergarten in the fall, Kindergarten Kamp offers the same great camp experiences of both our Tender Hart and School Age Camp Programs, but planned specifically for this age group of kids! Our Child Development Center staff will mix up a perfect combination of both indoor and outdoor activities, and other special events with time for a short rest included, all with the same excellence in quality childcare we've provided for years! Weekly fee includes 2 snacks a day, lunch, and special events. PD Contact: Joan Ellis. Please see payment information above for specific payment due dates. No Camp 7/4. Online registration doesn't apply to this camp.

  • Age: 5 years
  • Date: June 11 - August 10
  • Time: 6:30 am - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Robert W. Rolek Community Center
  • Room: Kindergarten Room
AGE FULL TIME, MONDAY - FRIDAY (R/NR) PART TIME, MIN. 2 DAYS/WEEK (R/NR)
5 yrs.
$254/$279 per week
$53/$58 per day

Full Day Camps

Full Day Summer Camps require a special registration packet. No online registration is available. Please stop by the Robert W. Rolek Community Center or Sports Center to register, or call 847-546-8558 for more information!


Scholarships

The Round Lake Area Park District provides financial assistance/scholarships to residents who are interested in enrolling in a program, but are unable due to financial difficulties. Click the button to learn more.

Scholarship Programs


Summer Trails School Age Day Camp

Summer camp can be one of the most rewarding, unforgettable experiences in a child's life. Camp provides children with a community of caring mentors and experiential education that promotes the building of both friendships and character while working together to overcome challenges. Children who attend Summer Camp will swim Monday/Thursday, go on field trips on Wednesdays, have Camper's Choice on Tuesdays, and have a special event on Fridays. Our programs are supervised by qualified staff who are certified in first aid and CPR. Both sites will accommodate children entering 1st grade through 5th grade. Lunch option available; call for details. Online registration doesn't apply to this camp.

  • Ages: Entering 1st - 5th grade in Fall 2018
  • Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Before Camp Care: 6:30am - 9:00am
  • After Camp Care: 4:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Dates: June 11 - Aug 10
  • PD Contact: Dana Bundy
  • Locations:
    • Site A: Harts Woods Camp is located at the Robert W. Rolek Community Center, 814 Hart Road, RL.
    • Site B: Sports Center Camp is located at the Sports Center, 2004 Municipal Way, RLB.

Weekly Schedule

Fees (R/NR) 6:30am - 4pm 9am - 4pm 9am - 6pm 6:30am - 6pm
Full Time (M-F) $190/$210 $140/$155 $190/$210 $240/$265
Full Time During Week of July 4 $160/$176 $120/$132 $160/$176 $200/$222
3-Days (M/W/F) $120/$132 $90/$99 $120/$132 $150/$165
3-Days During Week of July 4 $80/$88 $60/$66 $80/$88 $100/$110
2-Days (T/Th) $80/$88 $60/$66 $80/$88 $100/$110
2-Days During Week of July 4 $80/$88 $60/$66 $80/$88 $100/$110

Teen Camp

Stay active by swimming at the Park District Pool on Monday and Thursday afternoons, venturing out on all day field trips on Tuesdays and Fridays and participating in all-camp special events on Wednesdays. Campers will experience team-building activities, play active games/sports, create art/craft projects and much more! Please Note: The schedule may vary due to the availability of some field trips. No Camp 7/4. Online registration doesn't apply to this camp.

  • Ages: Entering 6th - 9th grade in Fall 2018
  • Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Before Camp Care: 6:30am - 9:00am
  • After Camp Care: 4:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Dates: June 11 - Aug 10
  • PD Contact: Doug Bundy
  • Location: Sports Center, 2004 Municipal Way, RLB.

Weekly Schedule

FEES (R/NR) 6:30AM - 4PM 9AM - 4PM 9AM - 6PM 6:30AM - 6PM
Full Time (M-F) $210/$230 $160/$175 $210/$230 $260/$285
Full Time During Week of July 4 $176/$192 $136/$148 $176/$192 $216/$236
3-Days (M/W/F) $132/$144 $102/$111 $132/$144 $162/$177
3-Days During Week of July 4 $88/$96 $68/$74 $88/$96 $108/$118
2-Days (T/Th) $88/$96 $68/$74 $88/$96 $108/$118
2-Days During Week of July 4 $88/$96 $68/$74 $88/$96 $108/$118

Field Trip Schedule