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Summer Camp and Break Camps

The Chicago Botanic Garden offers day camps for children during winter, spring, and summer school breaks. Our day camps are accredited by the American Camping Association. Your child can explore the Garden with nature and plant investigations, science and art activities, and outdoor discoveries all year long! Each camp is lead by highly qualified staff.

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The Chicago Botanic Garden offers fun outdoor science, nature, art, cooking, and ecology day camps for kids ages 2 to 15.  We offer flexible scheduling options from June through August.

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Winter Break Camp

Winter Break Camp at the Chicago Botanic Garden is an opportunity for children in grades K–2 and 3–5 to engage in exciting indoor and outdoor activities while exploring the Garden as it takes a long winter’s nap!

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Spring Break Camp

Spring Break Camp lets children in grades K–2 and 3–5 engage in exciting indoor and outdoor activities while exploring the Garden as it begins to bloom.

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School Day Off Camps

It is a day “on” at the Garden!  Children in grades K–5 will participate in high-quality learning activities with experienced teachers through inquiry-based, hands-on activities.

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These fun outdoor camps offer kids in Chicago's north shore suburbs a wide variety of activities that take advantage of the facilities and expertise at the Chicago Botanic Garden. Science, nature, art, ecology, and cooking camps draw kids from Chicago and the North Shore suburbs, including surrounding areas of Glencoe, Highland Park, Northbrook, Winnetka, and Evanston.

American Camp Association Accredited