2024 JUNIOR CAMP (GRADES 2-3)

Camp starts each day at Main Beach. While at the beach, campers experience open swim time, sand castle building, canoeing, kayaking and playground fun. At their sites they will have a fun-filled day of arts and crafts, group games, nature activities, and outdoor/playground play. Each week campers will look forward to one local field trip such as the splash pad at Woodscreek Park, campfires and archery at Veterans Acres Park, visits to the Nature Center or fishing at Shamrock Hills Park and one regular day field trip.

Please refer to our monthly calendars for a detailed schedule. Our weekly Camp Connect e-newsletters will keep you up-to-date on all camp happenings and special events.

2024 Summer Camp guide

MON-FRI 9 AM-3:30 PM

DAILY DROP OFF: Main Beach

CAMP LOCATION: Glacier Ridge Elementary

Dates

Resident/Non-Resident Fee

Code

*Tu-Fri

**No camp Jul 4

Registration deadline: There is a $50 late fee if you sign up less than one week before the start of your session.

Tu-F, May 28-May 31*

$195 res/$205 non-res

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M-F, Jun 3-Jun 7

$195 res/$205 non-res

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M-F, Jun 10-Jun 14

$195 res/$205 non-res

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M-F, Jun 17-Jun 21

$195 res/$205 non-res

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M-F, Jun 24-Jun 28

$195 res/$205 non-res

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M-F, Jul 1-Jul 5**

$195 res/$205 non-res

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M-F, Jul 8-Jul 12

$195 res/$205 non-res

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M-F, Jul 15-Jul 19

$195 res/$205 non-res

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M-F, Jul 22-Jul 26

$195 res/$205 non-res

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M-F, Jul 29-Aug 2

$195 res/$205 non-res

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All Summer May 28-Aug 2

$1755 res/$1845 non-res

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Extended Time Camp Options

We have Extended Time Camp options for Junior Campers

Camp Extended Time

Already registered for Junior Camp?

2024 Junior Camp Orientation

View Junior Camp Orientation Slides
  • Junior Calendars

    PDF icon May / Jun 2024
    PDF icon Jul / Aug 2024
  • Junior NEWSLETTERS 2024

    Camp Welcome Letter
    Session 1:May 28-May 31
    Session 2: Jun 3-Jun 7
    Session 3: Jun 10-Jun 14
    Session 4: Jun 17-Jun 21
    Session 5: Jun 24-Jun 28
    Session 6: Jul 1-Jul 5
    Session 7: Jul 8-Jul 12
    Session 8: Jul 15-Jul 19
    Session 9: Jul 22-Jul 26
    Session 10:Jul 29-Aug 2
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    matt rogers

    Junior Camp Director

    This Matt's 3rd year as Junior Camp Director and his 7th Summer camp season. Outside of camp, Matt is a real estate agent.

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    JANELLE ESCHMAN

    Asst. Junior Camp Director

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    HOW MANY YEARS HAVE YOU BEEN A COUNSELOR?
    SOMETHING INTERESTING ABOUT ME IS
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    COLIN ASTRAHAN

    Junior Camp Counselor

    WHAT SCHOOL DO YOU ATTEND?
    MY FAVORITE HOBBY IS
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    makayla baldwin

    Junior Camp Counselor

    WHAT SCHOOL DO YOU ATTEND? U of I Urbana-Champaign
    HOW MANY YEARS HAVE YOU BEEN A COUNSELOR? This is my first year!
    SOMETHING INTERESTING ABOUT ME IS I can speak Italian
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    madeline cima

    Junior Camp Counselor

    WHAT SCHOOL DO YOU ATTEND? U of Iowa
    HOW MANY YEARS HAVE YOU BEEN A COUNSELOR? This is my first year!
    MY FAVORITE SNACK IS salt and vinegar potato chips
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    megan clark

    Junior Camp Counselor

    WHAT SCHOOL DO YOU ATTEND? I am studying biomedical engineering at Purdue
    HOW MANY YEARS HAVE YOU BEEN A COUNSELOR? This is my second year!
    A FUN FACT ABOUT ME IS I have completed a triathlon and dualthon



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    ASHLEY FOSTER

    Junior Camp Counselor


    WHAT SCHOOL DO YOU ATTEND? I am studying Elementary Education at Illinois State
    HOW MANY YEARS HAVE YOU BEEN A COUNSELOR? This is my second year!
    DID YOU KNOW? I love strawberries!


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    WILLIAM GREEN

    Junior Camp Counselor


    WHAT SCHOOL DO YOU ATTEND? U of Illinois majoring in Molecular/Cellular Biology and Spanish
    HOW MANY YEARS HAVE YOU BEEN A COUNSELOR? This is my second year!
    A FUN FACT AB OUT ME IS I can sing all Big 10 fight songs


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    ANNIE GROSS

    Junior Camp Counselor


    WHAT SCHOOL DO YOU ATTEND? I attend Western Michigan University majoring in Special Education
    HOW MANY YEARS HAVE YOU BEEN A COUNSELOR? This is my second year
    MY FAVORITE SNACK IS Skinny Pop


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    madison grubbs

    Junior Camp Counselor

    WHAT SCHOOL DO YOU ATTEND? I attend U of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and study Kinesiology
    HOW MANY YEARS HAVE YOU BEEN A COUNSELOR? This is my second year!
    I AM MOST LOOKING FORWARD TO the Regatta challenge at camp


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    kayla hagenow

    Junior Camp Counselor

    WHAT SCHOOL DO YOU ATTEND? Iowa State majoring in Elementary Education
    HOW MANY YEARS HAVE YOU BEEN A COUNSELOR? This is my second year
    A FUN FACT ABOUT ME IS I worked at Walt Disney World last summer
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    hannah hehn

    Junior Camp Counselor

    WHAT SCHOOL DO YOU ATTEND? University of Iowa
    HOW MANY YEARS HAVE YOU BEEN A COUNSELOR?  This is my second year
    MY FAVORITE SNACK IS purple Doritos
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    isabel hernandez

    Junior Camp Counselor


    WHAT SCHOOL DO YOU ATTEND? MCC
    HOW MANY YEARS HAVE YOU BEEN A COUNSELOR? This is my second year
    DID YOU KNOW? I am one of five girls
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    abigail kay

    Junior Camp Counselor

    WHAT SCHOOL DO YOU ATTEND? U of Iowa
    HOW MANY YEARS HAVE YOU BEEN A COUNSELOR? This is my first year
    DID YOU KNOW? My favorite color is orange
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    caelia kolze

    Junior Camp Counselor

    WHAT SCHOOL DO YOU ATTEND? U of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
    HOW MANY YEARS HAVE YOU BEEN A COUNSELOR? This is my first year
    DID YOU KNOW? I am studying to become a HS Social Studies teacher
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    morgan mc coughn

    Junior Camp Counselor

    WHAT SCHOOL DO YOU ATTEND?
    HOW MANY YEARS HAVE YOU BEEN A COUNSELOR?
    DID YOU KNOW?
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    kaylin mitchell

    Junior Camp Counselor

    WHAT SCHOOL DO YOU ATTEND? University of Tennessee
    HOW MANY YEARS HAVE YOU BEEN A COUNSELOR? This is my third year
    DID YOU KNOW? My favorite snack is hot and spicy Cheez-Its



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    allison o'brien

    Junior Camp Counselor

    WHAT SCHOOL DO YOU ATTEND? MCC
    THIS IS MY third year as a counselor
    DID YOU KNOW? I was born on leap day
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    lindsay osterberg

    Junior Camp Counselor

    WHAT SCHOOL DO YOU ATTEND? MCC
    HOW MANY YEARS HAVE YOU BEEN A COUNSELOR? This is my first year
    DID YOU KNOW? I am studying to be a nurse
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    alyssa rapacz

    Junior Camp Counselor

    WHAT SCHOOL DO YOU ATTEND? I go to Augustana College and am majoring in communication sciences and disorders
    HOW MANY YEARS HAVE YOU BEEN A COUNSELOR? 3 YEARS
    WHAT IS SOMETHING YOU LOVE TO DO? I like to paint and hammock
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    serina reining

    Junior Camp Counselor

    WHAT SCHOOL DO YOU ATTEND?
    HOW MANY YEARS HAVE YOU BEEN A COUNSELOR?
    MY FAVORITE SNACK
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    NORA SPRANDEL

    Junior Camp Counselor

    WHAT SCHOOL DO YOU ATTEND? I am studying Psychology and Human Development at the U of Missouri
    HOW MANY YEARS HAVE YOU BEEN A COUNSELOR? This is my second year
    MY FAVORITE SNACK Lindor Chocolate
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    lukas thomas

    Junior Camp Counselor

    WHAT SCHOOL DO YOU ATTEND? Illinois State
    HOW MANY YEARS HAVE YOU BEEN A COUNSELOR?  This is my first year
    A FUN FACT ABOUT ME IS I can solve the Rubik's cube in under a minute
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    KIMBERLY WINOKER

    Junior Camp Counselor

    WHAT SCHOOL DO YOU ATTEND? I attend Davis & Elkins College and am majoring in psychology
    HOW MANY YEARS HAVE YOU BEEN A COUNSELOR? This is my second year!
    DID YOU KNOW? I play lacrosse in college
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    mei-ling witt

    Junior Camp Counselor

    WHAT SCHOOL DO YOU ATTEND? I attend Illinois State
    HOW MANY YEARS HAVE YOU BEEN A COUNSELOR? 2 YEARS
    MY FAVORITE SNACK IS blueberries
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    COOPER

    Junior Camp Counselor

    WHAT SCHOOL DO YOU ATTEND? Northern Michigan University
    HOW MANY YEARS HAVE YOU BEEN A COUNSELOR? This is my first year
    A FUN FACT ABOUT ME IS I play basketball at NMU
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    colleen collis

    Pee Wee/Junior ET Counselor

    WHAT SCHOOL DO YOU ATTEND? I am the Glacier Ridge ET supervisor during the school year
    HOW MANY YEARS HAVE YOU WORKED FOR THE PARK DISTRICT? 15 YEARS
    MY FAVORITE SNACK IS anything chocolate

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    KAT BATTON

    Pee Wee/Junior ET Counselor

    WHAT SCHOOL DO YOU ATTEND? I work at North Elementary during the school year.
    HOW MANY YEARS HAVE YOU BEEN A COUNSELOR? 6 YEARS
    DID YOU KNOW? I love to garden

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    lindsAy craig

    Pee Wee/Junior ET Counselor

    WHAT SCHOOL DO YOU ATTEND? I just graduated MCC in accounting
    HOW MANY YEARS HAVE YOU BEEN A COUNSELOR? 3 YEARS
    MY FAVORITE SNACK IS grapes

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    KELLY DEMANN

    Pee Wee/Junior ET Counselor

    WHAT SCHOOL DO YOU ATTEND? I am a senior at Eastern Illinois studying Elementary Education
    MY FAVORITE HOBBY IS reading.
    HOW MANY YEARS HAVE YOU BEEN A COUNSELOR? 7 YRS

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    delaney kos

    Pee Wee/Junior ET Counselor

    WHAT SCHOOL DO YOU ATTEND? Crystal Lake South HS
    HOW MANY YEARS HAVE YOU BEEN A COUNSELOR? 2 YEARS
    SOMETHING INTERESTING ABOUT ME IS I have four dogs

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    LINDSAY OSTERBERG

    Pee Wee/Junior ET Counselor

    WHAT SCHOOL DO YOU ATTEND? I plan on studying Nursing
    HOW MANY YEARS HAVE YOU BEEN A COUNSELOR? This is my first by I am an ET Aide during the school year
    MY FAVORITE SNACK IS goldfish!