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Camp Naper at Naper SettlementRegistration InformationSummer is a time for adventures -
and Camp Naper is the place to have them!
Is your child an explorer, detective, artist or all of the above? Camp Naper has programs that are sure to delight and engage. Our summer day camps put your child right in the center of the action and are supervised by experienced, adult counselors. Best of all — they’ll have so much fun, they won’t even realize how much they’re learning.
Naper Settlement’s Camp Naper 2015 Schedule

  • Great Camps – my kids love them.”
  • “The counselors were engaging, and made learning fun.”
  • “The kids had such a great time last year; they wanted to do it again.”
  • “The camp content was educational and fun. My boys loved coming to camp each day.”
  • “Love the outdoors and educational aspect. Love that the counselors are mature and older!”

Kids looking at map

Treasure Hunters

June 15-19 and July 13-17 - SOLD OUT
9 am-3 pm
$200/wk, grades 1-6
Use clues, maps, compasses and high-tech GPS devices to track down hidden treasures throughout our 12 acres. 
Kids in paddleboat at Naperville Quarry

Secret Seekers

June 22-26
9 am-3 pm
$200/wk, grades 3-6
Trolleys, paddleboats and hiding spots downtown highlight this exciting behind-the-scenes camp. Curious campers will guess the gadget and venture into the Mansion Basement.  
CSI at Naper Settlement's Camp Naper

Treasure Hunters Extreme

July 6-10 and July 27-31
9 am-3 pm
$200/wk, grades 1-6
Get ready for summer sleuthing! Search for clues and examine evidence armed with a detective’s notepad, GPS and a magnify glass.
Kids digging at Camp Naper

Summer Sampling Extreme
July 20-24
9 am-3 pm
$200/wk, grades 1-6 
Travel back in time, get your hands dirty and explore how science and history come together through the ages. 
Camp Ukulele at Naper Settlement

Camp Ukulele
July 13-17 
9-11:30 am
$165/camper, grades 4-6
Join Kevin Presbrey, local singer-songwriter and recording artist, for a music-focused camp using the popular songs of today. Includes your own ukulele to take home.  
Camp Naper at Naper Settlement

Drip, Scribble, Sketch
June 29-30
9 am-3 pm
$90/camper, grades 1-6
The museum’s 12 acres are your blank canvas as you paint, sketch and make prints of blooming gardens and historic buildings.  
Fizzy, gooey, soaring scienceSummer Sampling - June 22-26 
9 am-3 pm, $45/day or $200/wk, grades 1-6
This is a week of fun, hands-on day camps that campers.
Sign up for one day, a few or the whole week!
June 22 - Fizzy, Gooey, Soaring Science - SOLD OUT
Put on your scientist goggles to mix up a batch of ice cream, make gooey slime, design a sound machine and launch a rocket. 
June 23 - Recycled Art - SOLD OUT
Beautify the world by creating useable art from repurposed items.
June 24 - Time Warp - SOLD OUT
Journey through a continuum of famous decades packed with popular trends, games and music. 
June 25 - Culinary Creations - SOLD OUT
Campers will stir up and sample some recipes of the Victorian era. 
June 26 - Geocaching and Letterboxing SOLD OUT
Locate hidden caches using GPS devices and solve riddles to find letterboxes.
Settlement Sports Camp

Settlement Sports
June 29-30 - CLOSED
9 am-3 pm
$90/camper, grades 1-6
Experience the evolution of America's pastime. Learn abut baseball history from the Victorian days to Chicago's 21st rivalry. For boys and girls or all skill levels. 
Camp Naper at Naper Settlement

Pioneer Life
July 29-31
9 am-3 pm
$135/camper, grades 3-6
The life of a pioneer wasn't an easy one. Pack your wagon, visit the Blacksmith, learn about pioneer life, chores, games and past times. 
Camp Naper at Naper Settlement

Civil War Camp
July 17 
9 am-7:30 pm
$75/camper; $12/parent for dinner, grades 5-8
Immerse yourself in the life of a soldier. Practice military drills, cook over open fire and dress like a Civil War soldier! Parents may come for dinner! 

Anderson's Bookshop will offer camps at Naper Settlement for kids ages 11-17.
For more information, visit their website.

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