2020 Summer Camp Guide II

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5 Ways Around the World -
Culture Camp for Caring Kids

Campers at A.L.M.A. explore the "5 Ways Around the World" through the games, art, music, stories, and cuisine of many cultures. Creative and collaborative activities help children understand different communities by building one!

Between projects, play, and plenty of time in nature, kids in our camps go home happy, fulfilled and "good tired." Our 5 Ways Around the World camp is so fun that the next morning the kids can't wait to play and create at A.L.M.A. again!

This camp is right for your family if you want:

• trained teachers
• a positive encouraging environment 
• explorations of the arts and cultural diversity
• your children to come home happy
• a culminating celebration of achievement
• easy and convenient enrollment and payment

At A.L.M.A., we work with families who have an inclusive world view.  We are committed to making a world where creativity and compassionate action are ordinary. 
If you share our vision, please email us at: cfi.alma@gmail


Fill out an intake form at the bottom of our website: alma-cf.org 
We look forward to hearing from you!


Chicago Edge Soccer Club

Register online at

Our Chicago Edge Soccer Club summer camp program with the Park District of Oak Park and River Forest Park District is BACK!! Professional soccer coaches from the staff at Chicago Edge will teach new soccer skills in a fun and dynamic environment with each day focusing on a specific topic and finishing with our always popular World Cup mini tournament.  It is ideal for the beginner or the experienced travel soccer player. We also have a program for kids aged 4 to 6, which is a great introduction to soccer. Register for one or multiple weeks NOW!"


The Friendly Music School

6731 Roosevelt Rd, 
Berwyn, IL 60402


The Friendly Music School is here to help you with the skills you need to play guitar in any style. Whether you're brand new to the guitar, picking it up after a break, or trying to learn what you can online, you'll progress faster and have more fun along the way with our core guitar program and supportive community. We offer group guitar lessons at the beginner, advanced beginner, and intermediate levels, but we also offer the popular "create your own group" class–register with your own friends, family, colleagues, etc., for a specific day/time/instructor. For any group, classes are 60 minutes and 8-lessons per session.

Visit friendlymusic.community


International Mansion

Hosting The The Language and Music School Est. 1994 

509 N Oak Park Ave, Oak Park, IL 60302

All Languages, All Instruments, All Subjects for Academic Tutoring! All AGES!

Don't forget to ask about our other programs and offerings:

• Before and Afterschool "Homework Cafe" at The International Mansion
• Language and Fine Arts Preschool and Elementary School (Homeschool-style in School)
• Our Recording Studio
• Translations and Interpretations


Max Aquatics

4751 South Vernon Ave. 
McCook, IL 60525

Adult & Kids Swim Lessons, Lap Swimming, Water Running & More!

Welcome to Max Aquatics, an indoor, 25-yard, 6-lane pool serving the instructional, fitness and recreational needs of all ages and skill levels in the western suburbs (Western Springs, LaGrange, LaGrange Park, Brookfield, Riverside and more) and nearby Chicago. We are conveniently located in McCook, across the street to the south and east of The Max sports complex.  

We are proud to be part of such a dedicated swimming community. Chicago is the #2 swim market in the US, only behind Southern California, according to USA Swimming.  

Visit Max-Aquatics.com/ to see all of our Swim Programs

We look forward to seeing you at the pool!


River Forest Community Center 

Summer Camp Programs 

8020 Madison Street River Forest, IL 60305 
(708) 771-6159


Offering full and part-time programs for parents & tots and children ages 3-12 years of age. Activities include arts &crafts, games, sports, water play/swimming, field trips, special events, and more!


The Viola Project




Join The Viola Project in Austin Gardens for our signature Shakespeare summer camps! The Viola Project unites and empowers girls and gender nonconforming from diverse backgrounds to stand up, advocate for themselves, and demand inclusion. Both week-long camps are full of acting, ice cream, and fun, with a focus on getting campers to speak up and speak out on what's important to them, whether that's running for president or writing a sonnet. Financial aid is always available. Camps are run in partnership with Oak Park Festival Theatre and The Nineteenth Century Club. 

Learn more and register online at ViolaProject.org



305 Circle Ave
Forest Park, IL 60130


West Cook YMCA's Camp Magellan is your child's destination to have the best summer ever! Days are filled with activities at the local forest preserve, swimming, games, sports and field trips. Your child will experience the best of what summer has to offer – all in a safe environment where they can try something new, build friendships, and make memories to last a lifetime. 

For children ages 5-14. Camp runs weekly session from 9:00am to 4:00pm with available extended care from 7:00am-9:00am and 4:00pm-7:00pm, so you can rest easy knowing your child is having their best summer ever, all day, with the Y. 

For more details, please contact our team at 708.383.5200 or daycamp@westcookymca.org


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