Events & Info
Summer Camp Thank You!
Summer camp 2018 is now officially in the books, and we would like to say a big thank you to all the campers, families and friends who participated this summer! This was our most international year yet, with half a dozen countries and both the east and west coast represented! We are looking forward to seeing you all again in 2019, thanks for taking part!
Pottery from sessions 2 and 4 is now ready for pickup! We will be holding onto camper’s masterworks at the West Loop location, please let us know in advance when you will be coming by. If you would like your pottery sent to you, please contact James or Weichun for more info.
Day Camp Camp Day!
Yes, you read that right! Lakefront Scholars is offering interested campers an amazing chance to come and participate in a full day of summer camp at our West Loop location for $45! Day Camp Camp Day is a full day of camp with all the bells and whistles: we start at 9, break for lunch at 12, then head out for an afternoon excursion till our return around 4:15! This is a fantastic chance to experience what Lakefront Scholars is all about, meet some of our staff, check out our facilities, and best of all, have a fun learning experience! Space in our Day Camp Camp Day is limited, so contact us now to enroll your child!
Announcing: A New Location and Chicago’s Most Awesome Engineering and Architecture Mini Camp!
Chicago is one of the nation’s great architectural heritage sites and what better way to celebrate that than with a mini camp! In our new engineering and architecture mini camp, campers will learn about the basics of engineering, how geography, economics and art all play roles in architecture and engineer, and about the towering influence of Frank Lloyd Wright. Check out our mini camp page for more info about this challenging and intellectually stimulating foray into the physics and design elements of some of Chicago’s crown jewels!
Speaking of crown jewels, we are excited to announce our newest camp venue, the South Side Community Arts Center! If you have ever driven down King Drive in Bronzeville, you have certainly taken notice of this amazing building among all the stately homes.
Mini Camps Now Available!
Busy summer with no time to attend a full camp session? We get it. That’s why we have come up with our mini camps, two days full of the same fun, thought provoking and challenging activities and classes! Our mini camps are themed, and we have four different mini camps – Improv Theater, Architecture and Engineering Lakefront Chefs, and Drawing and Sculpture. Mini camp tuition includes lunch, all material and transportation fees, and the hours are from 9 AM until 4:30 PM at either our Bronzeville or West Loop location. Check out our mini camp page for more information, don’t miss out!
Earth Day 2018 Clean Up Green Up at Foster Park!
Lakefront Scholars is partnering with Bilin Studios to sponsor the 2018 “Clean Up Green Up!” event at Foster Park, 1440 W. 84th Street in Chicago! From 3:30 to 5:00 PM on Monday, April 23rd, we will be cleaning up litter and planting greenery to show some love for Foster Park! Kids and teens are welcome to participate, call 312-684-6838 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to receive a free t-shirt!
Additional Camp Location!
Looking for a summer camp in the Lincoln Park area? Come join Lakefront Scholars in our new digs on the campus of DePaul University! July 2nd we will open session #1 at 2320 N. Kenmore, in the Schmitt Academic Center! We will have morning sessions in DePaul’s state of the art classroom and student services facility, conveniently located near Fullerton street between Racine and Sheffield. Shoot us an email at email@example.com for more information and to register for our exciting summer academic enrichment camp!