Crystal Lake Park District Day Camp Open House Scheduled for May 5

Mon April 2, 2018

Prospective campers and their parents considering their summer camp choices are invited to attend the Crystal Lake Park District Day Camp Open House on Saturday, May 5, 10 am-Noon at the Rotary Building at Veteran Acres Park. In addition to having the opportunity to meet camp staff and find out what a day at camp is like, activities include the Nature Center Climbing Wall, Monkey Bridge, Tennis, Art, Gaga Pit, Baseball and free hot dogs.   Details and registration information for all camps can be found via this link:

 Crystal Lake Park District Summer Camps rise above the rest:


  • No Membership Fee
  • High ratio of counselors to campers
  • Nationally Accredited (American Camp Association)
  • One exciting field trip and special event per week
  • Campers go to multiple sites per day offering variety
  • One week free if 10 sessions are paid in full
  • Swim lessons are included in our camps-no extra fees
  • Extended Time Camp opens at 6:15 am and closes at 6:15 pm – the latest of all camps in the area
  • Only camp that provides breakfast to our morning Extended Time participants
  • Only camp in the area on a lake which allows us to offer canoeing, kayaking and fishing
  • Only area camp with a Nature Center which allows us to offer hiking and campfires
  • Activities feature creative arts, sports and group games