Build, play and stay active at winter break camps

Dec 12, 2017

Master the game of chess, enjoy gym time or build complex LEGO machines 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.  

Taught by experienced Chess Scholar coaches, engineers and scientists, camps take place at the Community Recreation Center, 505 N. Springinsguth Road and Bock Neighborhood Center, 1223 W. Sharon Lane.

Way Fun Winter Break Camp also will be offered at Meineke Recreation Center, 220 E. Weathersfield Way. Students will participate in field trips, gym time, swimming and art projects.

“Winter break camps are a perfect way for children to have fun and exercise their minds when school is not in session,” said Kathleen Benson, Bock Neighborhood Center manager and general program supervisor.

Upcoming interactive camps include:

  • Way fun Winter Break Camp, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.,  Dec. 26 to Jan. 5, at Meineke Recreation Center, 220 E. Weathersfield Way (ages 6-11). Registration is available for individual days or the full break.
  • Jedi Engineering with LEGO Mini-Camp, 9 a.m.-noon, Dec. 26-28 at Community Recreation Center (ages 5-7)
  • Chess Scholars Winter Break Chess Camp, 9 a.m.-noon, Jan. 2-5 at Bock Neighborhood Center (ages 5-12)
  • Girl Power Master Engineering with Lego Mini Camp, 1-4 p.m., Jan. 2-4 at Community Recreation Center (ages 8-12)
  • Girl Power Pre-Engineering with Lego Mini Camp, 9 a.m.-noon, Jan. 2-4 at Community Recreation Center (ages 5-7)

For more information, call (847) 490-7015.

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