Blue Island Summer Camp

 

Available June 29 – August 7

Summer is here! With these uncertain times, it is hard to wonder if your child will be able to see their friends or even do some summer activities.

 

After much thought, the Blue Island Park District has designed a Summer Camp that blends proper social distancing, CDC guidelines, and classic day camp fun into a program your child will be sure to remember!

Details:

 

Blue Island Summer Camp will be ran in accordance with CDC guidelines. Proper protective wear, social distancing, and other practices will be enacted to ensure the safety of our campers.

 

All campers will receive three Blue Island Park District Camp t-shirts for the summer. Campers are to wear provided shirts or a similar color shirt daily. Colors are specific to the age group.

 

Designed for:  Boys and Girls ages 4 to 12 years old
Held on:  Monday through Friday 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Location: Memorial Park, 12804 S. Highland Ave. Blue Island, IL

 

See below for more details.

Pricing:

 

Payment plans are available.

 

Session 1: June 29 – July 17 (No camp July 3)

Fee: $238

Second child fee: $219.33

 

Session 2: July 20 – August 7

Fee: $255

Second child fee: $250

 

Payment in full prior to the start of camp session will earn 10% saving for that session.
Payment plans must be paid on or before the first day of each week prior to 5pm.  If your payment is not received on time, a $5 late fee will be applied for each business day your payment is late and your child will be denied into camp until your account is brought up to date.

Camp FAQ

The full document for Blue Island Summer Camp procedures can be found HERE. This document includes details concerning schedules and other procedures. Commonly asked questions are found below and do not cover the entirety of what is found in the document.

 

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What are the CDC guidelines for summer camps?

The CDC guidelines for summer camp can be found HERE.

 

Will there be a Sunrise and Sunset Camp this year?

No.

 

How many campers will be assigned to a group?

There will be 8 children per group and two counselors.

 

Will the pool be open?

Under Phase 4 guidelines, summer camp will include limited aquatic activities in the pool and splash pad.

 

Will lunch be provided?

No. Children must bring their own lunches. Lunches must be packed in a disposable bag or container.

 

Will temperatures be taken?

Yes. Children will have their temperatures taken during drop-off and after lunch.

 

How do I drop my child off ?

New drop off procedures will require children to stay in the car with their parent or guardian until the camper can be properly admitted to camp. New procedures for drop-off can be found HERE. Pick-up procedure will be the same with no temperatures taken.

 

What if my child displays symptoms?

If your child is displaying symptoms, we ask that they not be brought to camp. Should your child arrive to camp with symptoms or develop symptoms, the child will be sent home for the day. If your child walks to camp and arrives with a fever, we will call home to have a parent of guardian pick them up.

If your child has a fever, we ask that you visit a free COVID-19 testing center. Testing sites are located in Alsip and Markham.