Deerfield Park District offers afternoon summer camps that take place immediately following Deerfield School District 109 Summer School classes, with transportation from schools to camps for some offerings. Four individual weeks of camp are offered, beginning Monday, June 16. An additional "Before Summer School starts" option, due to the extended school year caused by severe winter weather, has been added for three days: June 11-13. Hours and fees vary for all camps.
"Before Summer School Camps," Wed. – Fri., June 11-13, include six different camps: Art, Baseball, Basketball, Football, Golf and Robotics. The four different weeks of "After Summer School Camps" (with varying days, hours and fees) are designed as follows: Week 1 (June 16-20): Baseball, Computers, Cooking, Golf, Crafting, Robotics and Tennis; Week 2 (June 23-27): Computers, Crafting, Golf, Sports and Video Gaming; Week 3 (June 30-July 3): Computers, Crafting, Science, Soccer and Tennis; and Week 4 (July 7-11): Computers, Crafting and Golf.
There are still openings in a number of the camps listed above. For complete information, refer to Deerfield Park District's special 28-page summer pamphlet or see flyer/information posted on the District 109 website.
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Specialty Sports Camps, also offered through Deerfield Park District, have some camps running the weeks of July 14-18, such as Lacrosse Skills for children 6-10 years; Youth Volleyball for those in grades 4-8; and Youth Football for those in grades 2-6. For the week of July 21, there is a Basketball Skills Camp for children 6-10 years of age; for the week of July 28, a Flag Football Camp, and, running August 4-8, there are Sox/Bulls Combo Camps for children 5-12 years.
Tennis Plus Camps for those 8-13 years are offered in ½ day, two-week sessions (Mon. – Fri.) starting July 14 and as a ½ day, one-week session starting the week of July 28. Junior Golf Camps (Tues. – Fri). for ages 7-18 years are offered as ½ day or full day camps, the following weeks of July 15, July 22, July 29, August 5 and August 12.
For three weeks (weeks of August 4, August 11 and August 18), "Extra Added Attraction" programs are available Monday – Friday for those in grades K-5.