Become a chess and Lego master with Winter Break Camps

Dec 14, 2016

Make your move or design a masterpiece at Schaumburg Park District Winter Break Camps.

From a chess camp offering competition and prizes to Lego and Star Wars-themed camps featuring robotics and engineering, there’s plenty to keep young minds engaged this winter. 

 “Winter break camps provide a fun and safe environment for kids while school’s out,” said Kathleen Benson, Bock Neighborhood Center manager and general program supervisor. “This is a great way to try the chess and Lego programs we offer throughout the year without committing to a six-week class.”

Camps take place at the Community Recreation Center, 505 N. Springinsguth Road.

Upcoming interactive camps include:

  • Chess Scholars Winter Break Chess Camp, 9 a.m.-noon, Jan. 2-6 (ages 5-12)
  • Girl Power Master Engineering with Lego Mini Camp, 1-4 p.m., Jan. 2-6 (ages 8-12)
  • Girl Power Pre-Engineering with Lego Mini Camp, 9 a.m.-noon, Jan. 2-4 (ages 5-7)
  • Jedi Engineering with LEGO Mini-Camp, 9 a.m.-noon, Dec. 26-28 (ages 5-7)
  • Master Jedi Engineering with LEGO Mini-Camp, 1-4 p.m., Dec. 26-28 (ages 8-12)
  • LEGO Mindstorms Invasion of the Robots Mini-Camp, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Dec. 26-27 (ages 9-14)
  • Pre-Engineering Winter Break Mini-Camp with Lego Robotics, 10-11 a.m., Dec. 26-27 (ages 6-9)

For more information, call (847) 490-7015 or visit

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