Summer Camps

Summer Camps

The City of Evanston Recreation Division, Cultural Arts Division and Ecology Center offer great summer camps for all ages!


Apply NOW for Seasonal Camp Employment

The Parks, Recreation, Community Service Department is now accepting applications for Seasonal employment and the Mayor's Summer Youth Employment Program (here). To be considered for employment through the Mayor's Summer Youth Employment Program, you must attend the job fair being held Saturday, March 28th at Evanston Township High School. 

2015 Summer Camp Lottery Dates: Jan. 27-Feb. 3

Parents can start selecting the perfect camps for their children by looking through the 2015 Summer Camp Guide now. The lottery will be open from Tuesday, January 27 through Tuesday, February 3. To enter the lottery during that time period, visit, call/text 847-448-4311, or visit any Evanston community center. For more information about the lottery, see page 35 of the Summer Camp Guide.




If you'll be traveling over the holidays, it also is available on the City of Evanston’s Parks and Recreation Division's mobile app. Learn more.


Summer Camp 2015 cover.jpgPrinted guides will be available by December 31, 2014 at the Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center (2100 Ridge Avenue), Robert Crown CenterChandler-Newberger Center, the Ecology Center, Fleetwood-Jourdain Center, and Noyes Cultural Arts Center

Camp guides will be distributed to Evanston public and private elementary schools the week of Jan 5, 2015. Note: Some schools do not distribute printed material to every student.

Youth camps include several types of sports camps, arts camps, ecology camps, preschool camps, aquatic camp, fencing, figure skating, general day camps, LEGO camps and more! Older children and teens may register for arts camp and several counselor in training/leadership programs. Adults can even sign up for their own version of Aquatic Camp!

Please do not register for camp before you have read the policy pages in the Summer Camp Guide. Deposits are never refunded and there are important policies regarding deposits, balance due deadlines, etc. that you need to know before registering.

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The following forms will be updated and posted here at a later date:
2015 Summer Camp Information Form; 2015 Medication Authorization Form and 2015 Allergy Action Form.


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