Summer adventures await!

Choose from nearly 100 camp experiences

Downers Grove Park District summer camps include action-packed sport camps, unique specialty camps, traditional day camps and our ever-popular preschool camps! Take a swing at our golf camps or explore your historical side at one of our museum camps. It's your chance to play at the Downers Grove Park District.


registration information

Resident registration will begin on March 9 and non-resident registration will begin March 16.

Registration deadline is the end of the day Wednesday prior to each week of camp beginning or until the camp fills to the maximum number of participants. Anyone registering after the Wednesday prior to camp week beginning will be waitlisted. If on the waitlist and a spot becomes available, you will receive notification from Park District.

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Camp Information

  • Registrations will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis until filled.
  • For full-day camps, please bring a sack lunch, snack and water bottle.
  • All outdoor campers should bring sunscreen and insect repellent.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation/refund requests must be made by noon on the Monday prior to a camp week beginning (1 week prior) in order to qualify for a full refund. Any requests made after that time will only be granted a refund if the spot is filled by a waitlisted participant or if accompanied by doctor's note due to a medical reason. Notifications on the status of a refund request will be made by the Thursday prior to the start of camp.

Traditional Day Camp Payment Plan Option

Take advantage of our convenient payment plan offered to campers enrolled in Kinder Camp, Adventure Camp and Teen Trekkers. A $20 payment per each week of camp upon registration is all it takes to secure your child's spot for the summer! An automatic payment process takes place on May 15 for June camp days, June 15 for July camp days, and July 15 for August camp days.