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Summer Camps


Summer Camp Update

Evanston summer camp programs are anticipated to open in a significantly reduced capacity on Monday, July 6, in accordance with Illinois Department of Public Health guidelines. The Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department is evaluating how to best operate camp programs within these health and safety guidelines and will continue to provide updates as they become available. 

All City of Evanston summer camps scheduled to start in the month of June are canceled. Parks and Recreation staff will begin working to contact registrants to facilitate refunds or recreation household credits for all June camps beginning Tuesday, 5/26. 

  • If you are currently only enrolled in camp taking place in June, you will automatically be refunded in the method of payment.
  • Household credits due to June camp cancellations will automatically be applied to outstanding household balances for July and August camps.
  • If you no longer plan on attending camp this summer, please contact the recreation center hosting your camp to initiate a refund or recreation household credit. 

    Visit our Virtual Recreation Page to stay connected with us from your home.


2020 Summer Camp Registration Information 

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.

2020 Summer Camp Magazine

City of Evanston Tax ID Number: 36-6005870


Information/Emergency Contact Form

Participants in City of Evanston camp programs are required to have an information/emergency form on file prior to the first day of camp. The Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department has teamed up with ePACT to improve the health and safety of children enrolled in our camp programs this summer. ePACT is one of the leading secure electronic health record systems for campers. Instead of filling out paper forms, you will enter health/ emergency contact information through the encrypted online system. Campers will not be allowed to participate in camp until their health form is submitted Instructions and registration information will be sent via email after registration.

Special Needs, Medications & Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Does your child need any special accommodations to allow him/her full participation? Examples are medication, behavior management and physical assistance.

The City of Evanston welcomes the participation of all individuals in our programs, including those with disabilities. We are fully committed to complying with the ADA and providing reasonable accommodations to facilitate participation in our programs. The sooner we know about your special situation, the more time we have to make reasonable accommodations to improve your child’s recreational experience with us! At the time of registration, it is the responsibility of a parent/guardian to contact our Inclusion Coordinator to make arrangements for any accommodations. Those registering closer to the start of camp must contact our Inclusion Coordinator no later than 2 weeks before camp starts; otherwise, camp attendance may be delayed. Questions: please contact Ryan Dollins at; 847-424-5496 (voice); 847-448-8064 (TTY) or 800-526-0857 (IL Relay Center voice transmission.)

¿Habla Español?

Llame o envíe un mensaje de texto al 847-448-4311. El personal le ayudará a registrarse.