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Teen Summer Camp

Teen camp is a fun and interactive camp for teens ages 13 to 21. Within this camp, groups will be broken down by age to ensure that each teen has a safe, fun, and successful summer. Staff will lead activities focusing on leisure and recreation skills as well as social and daily living skill development. Each week will follow a different theme, with a variety of activities relating to that theme. We will also be going on various field trips throughout the area, encouraging the teens to have new experiences and make fun memories! Teens are required to bring a labeled sack lunch and beverage, Monday through Friday; one snack will be provided daily.

Morning door-to-door transportation is offered Monday through Friday for residents, with pick-up points for non-residents. Consider your options with Septran, RMTD, or a parent/guardian for afternoon pick up. Pick up each day will be run from 4:30 to 5:30 pm.

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Inclusion Camps

Summer Blast

Summer Blast is a place for your child to be active both indoors and outdoors, make new friends, and have fun all summer long. Different activities are lead by trained, energetic staff, ensuring the safety of all children. Outdoor activities include various sports, water games, and playing on the playground. Indoor activities will include playing in the gym, board games, and “make-it, take-it” art and crafts projects. Activities and field trips are based around a different theme each week that’s sure to keep campers fascinated. Instructional lessons will be offered in the areas of track, golf, and flag football. Lunch and snacks will be provided.

Location: RESA Middle School

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Nature Quest (Ages 5-10)

Every week, Nature Quest offers an introductory camp experience with a different theme. Typical camp activities include outdoor cooking, archery, hiking, singing, games, crafts, and tie-dyeing. To add to the fun, there are weekly field trips, visits by special guests, and live animal demonstrations. Plan on joining us each Wednesday for “Family Night,” and see for yourself how much fun your child had at Nature Quest! Extended care is available with an additional $30 fee. Extended Care allows you to drop off your child between 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. and to pick up your child between 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Location: Aldeen Park (Linda K. White Center)

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WPCC Youth Summer Camp (Ages 5-10)

Come ready to play with our caring, well-trained staff at Washington Park Community Center. Campers will stay active all summer with friends at the community centers while enjoying indoor sports, arts and crafts, dancing, computer lab access, and video games. The fun doesn’t stop there; kids will also enjoy a ton of outdoor games such as basketball, playing on the playground, field games, water play, and the new skate program. Instructional lessons will be offered in tennis, golf, and flag football. Daily snack and lunch included.

Field trips may include: Magic Waters Waterpark, Rockford Park District area pools, Skate Co, Park Lanes Bowl, and museums. Participants must attend camp a minimum of three days per week to be eligible for field trips.

Location: Washington Park Community Center

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WPCC Tween Summer Camp (ages 11-15)

Want to get your teen out of the house and into an active, exciting, positive place? The WPCC Tween Camp is just the place! We offer sports, games, computer lab access, gaming systems, pool, air hockey, weekly field trips, and more. The staff at Washington Park will make sure your camper has a fun and safe summer they’ll never forget! Daily snack and lunch included.

Field trips may include: Magic Waters Waterpark, Rockford Park District area pools, Skate Co, Park Lanes Bowl, Volcano Falls, and Crazy Penguin. Participants must attend camp a minimum of three days per week to be eligible for field trips.

Location: Washington Park Community Center

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Tween Scene

Tween Scene is a fun, positive place for tweens to hang out this summer. This program packs a variety of activities into every day, so your child won’t be bored all summer long. Some of the daily activities offered are sports, gaming systems, ping pong, foosball tables, indoor and outdoor games, arts, and hanging out with cool, energetic staff. Your tween will develop skills and friendships that will last a lifetime. Lunch and morning/afternoon snack provided.

Location: RESA Middle School

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Time 2 Play Neighborhood Playground Programs

Time 2 Play offers your child many active choices to play with friends at a neighborhood park. Participants will enjoy breaking a sweat playing fun games such as spiderball, four-square, kickball, table hockey, wet and wild water play, weekly field trips, and more, all supervised by well trained staff.

Field trips may include: Magic Waters, Skate Co, Park Lanes Bowl, and Rockford Park District area pools. For every new location a participant chooses to attend, a new registration must be completed.

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