Registration for Hoffman Estates Park District (HEPD) Summer Camps and Spring programs is now in progress. Kids will find a variety of summer camps designed to give provide an active, fun summer and provide many opportunities to make new friends and create memories that will last a lifetime. From preschoolers to teens, there are camps for kids who like sports, nature, science, creative arts and theater. Specialty camps give kids a chance to focus on a particular skill such as hockey, tennis or figure skating. Campers go on fun field trips and spend time at swimming at the Park District’s water park, Seascape Family Aquatic Center.
For kids who want to experience many new things, there is Discover Camp and Explorers camp. There are even camps that teach kids a healthy lifestyle, as part of the Park District’s HEALTH initiative to reduce childhood obesity.
“Parents love the flexibility of our camps,” said Mike Kies, director of facilities and recreation for HEPD. “The schedules are designed to work with parents’ busy schedules.”
There are half day and full day camps available. Early Start and Late Stay camp in an option for busy parents who need to extend the day for their child. Parents can register their children all at once at the beginning of the summer, or they can register week-to-week. A free mobile app helps parents keep up with their child’s schedule of activities.
Camps are open to all residents and non-residents, too. Hoffman Estates residents get discounts on camp fees. To browse the selection of camps and to register, visit heparks.org or stop by the Triphahn Community Center at 1685 W. Higgins Road or Willow Recreation Center at 3600 Lexington Road in Hoffman Estates.