Find all Summer Camp Essentials in Downtown Highland Park

Downtown Highland Park Alliance
Updated 6/6/2013 1:43 PM

Get everything you need for summer camp in Downtown Highland Park -- Your one-stop-shop for all your camping needs! With a variety of specialty stores, toy stores and retail shops, Downtown Highland Park is the North Shore's premier camp shopping destination. Parents need not feel overwhelmed by all the shopping lists and planning as many retailers are offering great savings just in time for summer.

Receive 20% off all camp apparel and accessories until the buses leave for camp at Fun@Estreet (1876 First Street). The Bootery (492 Central Avenue) has all the footwear needed for camp along with some great savings. They are offering 10% off all kids Keens and 20% off all socks. You can also save big at Uncle Dan's (621 Central Avenue). They are offering 25% off any battery operated camp fan, 25% off any camp chairs, 25% off camp stationery, 15% off any camp duffel bag and an egg crate foam for $7.99 with the purchase of $150.00 or higher.

With over 20 years of experience, Tales and Toys (610 Central Avenue) can help make your camp packing a lot less stressful. With products such as color war items, string boxes, duct tape, rainbow looms, rugs, Crazy Creek Chairs, duffels and labels, you're sure to find everything you need! If it's customization you're looking for, Just 4 Friends (461 Central Avenue) is the place to go. They offer personalized camp T-shirts, tank tops, shorts and sweatpants. They also have a huge selection of airbrushed items that can be customized for any camp.

For 35 years, HP Tops (667 Central Avenue) has been the one-stop shop for camp apparel and designs. Whether for color wars or every day wear, HP Tops has it -- carrying hoodies, tank tops, t-shirts, flannel pants, headbands, sweatpants, travel pillows and much more. Ross Cosmetics (625 Central Avenue) has a unique mix of customized camp wear and camp basics such as shower caddies, shampoo and tie dye shower wraps. Their specialty item is the new bus duffle and Sugar Lips tank tops with camp names. They also carry a wide array of color war face paints, wigs, pennies and tutus. And don't forget about those bus rides! Give your campers goodies for the bus with Bus Treat Bags from Goodies (652 Central Avenue).

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The Downtown Highland Park Alliance is a public-private partnership of the Highland Park CBD Property Owners Association, the City of Highland Park and the Highland Park Chamber of Commerce. The Alliance was founded in 2008 to enhance the economic vitality of Downtown Highland Park. The operations and promotions of the Alliance are funded by a Special Service Area commercial property tax currently authorized through 2013. For more information visit or call 847-780-4293.