Holiday Break Camps for Youth and Teens

Mon December 5, 2022

The Crystal Lake Park District has opportunities to keep the kids active and engaged during Thanksgiving and Christmas Break. Register now to reserve their spot in Winter Break Volleyball Camp, Hot Shot Sports Total Sports Camp or Chess Scholars School Break Camp. Browse the digital activity guide at for class info and link to online registration or register in person at the Crystal Lake Park District Administration Office, 1 E. Crystal Lake Avenue, Crystal Lake. For more information on Crystal Lake Park District Youth Athletics classes, contact Heidi Stolt at (815) 459-0680, ext. 1213, For information about Chess Scholars, contact Jennifer Peterson at (815) 459-0680, ext. 1219, Advance registration is required for all classes.

Winter Volleyball Camp

Join us for a special holiday volleyball camp session taught and directed by EVP Volleyball Pros. The 4-day camp will concentrate on the fundamentals of passing, setting, spiking and overhand serve. The lesson plan directs the use of self-mastery training that helps each student reach a new level. The knowledge of the instructors will give the participants a head start on their skills in preparation for the Volley Club team play.

Location: Grand Oaks, 1401 W. Route 176, Crystal Lake

Ages 7-10

Mon-Th, 12/19-12/22, 1-3 pm, $99/$129, register for code 120408-01

Mon-Th, 12/26-12/29, 1-3 pm, $99/$129, register for code 120408-02

Ages 11-14

Mon-Th, 12/19-12/22, 3-5 pm, $99/$129, register for code 120408-03

Mon-Th, 12/26-12/29, 3-5 pm, $99/$129, register for code 120408-04

Hot Shot Sports Total Sports Camp

Ages 5-10

This camp focuses on a variety of sports including flag football, basketball, baseball, kickball, soccer, capture the flag and other group games. Each day campers focus on skill development and fundamentals for each respective sport, followed by game play. Coaches ensure a fun and energetic atmosphere while promoting teamwork and good sportsmanship. Campers should bring a snack and water each day.

Location: Grand Oaks, 1401 W. Route 176, Crystal Lake

Mon-Wed, 11/21-11/23, 9 am-12 pm, $85/$111, register for code 120400-01

Mon-Fri, 12/19-12/23, 9 am-12 pm, $140/$182, register for code 120400-02

Mon-Fri, 12/26-12/30, 9 am-12, $140-$182, register for code 120400-03


Chess Scholars School Break Camp

Ages 6-12

Develop your child's intellect through the royal game of Chess! This half-day camp is perfect for beginners as well as experienced players. Each day of camp will consist of a fun interactive teaching period, followed by guided practice time, allowing the students to play against one another while being coached by an experienced instructor. The camp session will conclude with a non-elimination tournament. Please bring your own snacks. No peanut products please!

Location: Woodscreek Building, 850 Willow Tree, Crystal lake

Tu-Fri, 12/27-12/30, 9 am-Noon, $163/$212, register for code 121714-01