A coeducational day school serving students JK-12

Camps and Programs Finder

Use the options below to find your perfect summer experience!

Mix and Match. See a one-week camp or class you'd like to attend during a day camp session? Register and we will prorate the cost of the day camp that week.
PROGRAMS ARE SCHEDULED BY YOUR CHILD’S AGE/GRADE AS OF SEPTEMBER 1, 2018.


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CHESS-ED Chess Camp for grades 1-8
  • Camp
  • Half Day
  • JUNE
  • Math
  • Science & Technology
  • Sports & Recreation

June 11-15
Morning: 9-11:30 a.m. $190
Afternoon: 12:30-3:00 p.m. $190
*Full Day: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. $380
*full day campers must bring peanut/tree nut free lunch and water

Our chess summer camp will help your student expand their chess knowledge for greater game success. A professional instructor will provide a high-level of instruction, which will include opening theory, middle game tactics and planning, and end game combinations so to move each student to new level of enjoyment and skill.

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Airforce Cyber Security Week (Grades 6-8)
  • Camp
  • JUNE
  • Science & Technology

June 25-29, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
$450

Join middle school faculty Bobby Oommen and Amy Atkinson for a week filled with programming and challenges! Students will spend the week using curriculum developed by the Air Force Association to learn basic cybersecurity concepts, how to secure a computer, and how to prevent attacks on their computers and networks. Campers will participate in a nationwide security challenge at the end of the week to see if they can successfully secure their system.

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Junior Triathlon Camp (ages 7-14)
  • Camp
  • JULY
  • JUNE
  • Sports & Recreation

Ages 7-10 
Prerequisite: must be able to swim 100m unassisted
June 25-29, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.  

Ages 11-14 
Prerequisite must be able to swim 200m unassisted
July 9-13, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.  

Cost: $450 per week. Lunch included.

Aquatics Director and Certified USA Triathlon coach Danielle Carlson will lead campers in a week-long training for junior triathletes following the Chicago Triathlon’s motto: swim, ride, run and fun! Athletes will learn foundation triathlon skills so they can successfully navigate between swimming, biking and running on race day. 

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Bus Service for full day campers
  • Bus Service

Available for the 9 a.m. arrivals and 3 p.m. departures only.
Session 1: June 11-July 6
Session 2: July 9- July 27
$50 per week

Latin Day Camp contracts with an independent bus company to provide safe, reliable door-to-door bus service to our camp families. Busing is available within the following boundaries: from 600 north (Ohio Street) to 4600 north (Wilson Avenue) and from Lake Shore Drive to 1600 west (Ashland Avenue).

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Extended Day for full day campers
  • Camp
  • Extended Day

Morning Extended Day: M-F 8-9 a.m.
$65 per week

Section A – M-F 3-4 p.m. dismissal
$65 per week

Section B – M-F 3-5 p.m. dismissal
$130 per week

Section C – M-F 3-5:30 p.m. dismissal
$162.50 per week

Flex at $13/hr.

Extended Day is available only to full-day campers on each day that camp is in session. The program takes place in Latin's Lower School and provides a safe, supervised environment where children can choose from a number of informal activities including board games, craft activities, gym play, and quiet time.

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Algebra I (Grades 8-11)
  • Class
  • Credit
  • JULY
  • JUNE
  • Math

June 18-July 27, 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
$1080
Credit: 1

The equivalent of a full-year course and prerequisite for Algebra II, this class will cover linear equations and inequalities, polynomials, factoring, exponents, and graphing. 

A TI-83 calculator is required of all students registered in this class.

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Freshman Prep
  • Class
  • Half Day
  • JUNE
  • Language Arts

June 18- 29, 9-11 a.m.
$395
Students will practice close reading, note taking, and essay writing through work on various reading assignments geared towards incoming freshmen. Students can expect to solidify study skills as they prepare for success in high school. Enrollment is open to students entering 9th grade at Latin in the fall.

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Wearable Tech (Grades 5-8)
  • Camp
  • JUNE
  • Science & Technology

June 18-22, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
$450

Led by Latin’s Technology Integration Specialist and lower school teacher Fiona Deeney, Wearable Tech will explore coding and circuitry opportunities used in modern fashion. Campers will design and develop their own wearable creation.

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Food Science (Grades 5-8)
  • Camp
  • JUNE
  • Science & Technology

June 25-29, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
$450

How do food scientists calculate the amount of calories in food? How is candy made and how does it get its color? The only way to answer these questions is to "do" science. This is a hands on laboratory class where students obtain skills necessary for middle and high school science while having FUN!

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Camp Trekker (Grades 5-8)
  • AUGUST
  • Camp

M-F, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Session 1A: June 11-22          $825
Session 1B: June 25-July 6     $745
Session 2A: July 9-20             $825
Session 2B: July 23-July 27    $425
Session 3:   July 30-August 3  $425
Session 4:   August 6-10         $425

Camp Trekker is based at the Latin School, but campers will travel off-site daily, visiting favorite Chicago attractions and hidden city treasures. Campers learn to plan and to traverse Chicago using public transportation, walking, and buses.

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Explorers (Grades 5-6) 
  • Camp
  • JULY
  • JUNE

M-F, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Session 1A: June 11- June 22  $800
Session 1B: June 25-July 6      $720
Session 2A: July 9- July 20      $800
Session 2B: July 23- July 27    $400
 
Explorers will have the opportunity to learn about leadership, community, and friendship, all while enjoying new activities and camp favorites! Group and individually selected activities will give campers the chance to "explore" and challenge themselves.

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Adventurers (Grades 3- 4)
  • Camp
  • JULY
  • JUNE

M-F, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Session 1: June 11- July 6   $1520
Session 2: July 9- July 27    $1200

Campers will find fun and challenges with new experiences as well as with camp favorites such as swim lessons, creative arts, and sports. Activities may be mixed-ages depending on interest. 

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Voyagers (Grades 1-2) 
  • Camp
  • JULY
  • JUNE

M-F, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Session 1: June 11- July 6 = $1520
Session 2: July 9- July 27 = $ 1200

Take a voyage through the summer with a program designed for the active and creative camper. Sports, crafts, scavenger hunts, field trips, and swim lessons will round out this camp experience.

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Camp Discovery (4 year olds)
  • Camp
  • Half Day
  • JULY
  • JUNE

M-F, 9 a.m.-noon (half day)
Session 1: June 11-July 6,  $1075
Session 2: July 9-July 27,   $850
 
The Discovery program is designed to introduce our youngest campers to day camp in a welcoming, fun way through games, activities, special field trip days, and much more! 

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Digital Arts (Grades 9-12)
  • Arts
  • Class
  • Credit
  • Half Day
  • JULY
  • Science & Technology

July 9- July 27, 1-5 p.m.
$875
Credit: 0.5
 
This course serves as an introduction to visual communication skills using a variety of digital media that may include digital photography, digital video, audio recording, digital storytelling, animation, digital painting, digital collage, computer graphic design, and web page design. 

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Contact Us

Questions? We would love to hear from you.

Summer at Latin
Latin School of Chicago
59 W. North Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60610-1492

summer@latinschool.org
312.582.6080 phone
312.582.6081 fax


Catherine Curry
Director of Summer at Latin
ccurry@latinschool.org
Morganne Stevens
Morganne Stevens
Associate Director
of Summer at Latin
mstevens2@latinschool.org

Summer at Latin

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