2021 SENIOR CAMP (GRADES 4-5)

Camp starts each day at their site, campers experience one day of open swim time, sand castle building, canoeing, kayaking, playground fun and lunch at the beach. 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 local field trips 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.

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.

FEES PER SESSION (MON-FRI 9AM-3:30 PM): Resident: $175/ Non-Resident: $185

Register via camp guide

Location: Rotary Building

Senior Camp Drop Off/Pick Up:

Monday,Tuesday,Thursday, Friday-Rotary

Wednesday-Main Beach

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LIMITED SPACE IN EACH SESSION

GAP CAMP OFFERED WEEK OF 8/9-8/13

We offer a one-week multi-age camp for when camp ends and before the school year begins. Camp site: Rotary Building

M-F 8/9-8/13 9 AM-3:30 PM $175/$185 320551-01

Already registered for Senior Camp?

Please view our orientation video

  • Senior Calendar

    June 2021
    July 2021
    August 2021

  • Senior NEWSLETTERS 2021

    Session 1: June 1-June 4
    Session 2: June 7-June 11
    Session 3: June 14-June 18
    Session 4: June 21-June 25
    Session 5: June 28- July 2
    Session 6: July 6-July 9
    Session 7: July 12-July 16
    Session 8: July 19-July 23
    Session 9: July 26-July 30
    Session 10:August 2-August 6


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    Gina Smak

    Senior Camp Director

    Gina has worked for the Park District for over 30 years! Gina is currently the site supervisor at Woods Creek Elementary, where she has written the annual winter play for the ET students to perform for families. Gina manages the senior camp program each summer, helping groom future camp counselors. In 2018, Gina won the Northwest Herald "Local Hero" award for her dedication and mentoring of our youth.
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    holly carlson

    Senior Camp Counselor

    DO YOU GO TO SCHOOL OR WORK? I am attending Ohio State University Optometry School to become a pediatric eye doctor.

    HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN A COUNSELOR? 4 years

    FUN FACT ABOUT ME! My favorite place I've ever traveled is Spain
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    tom hollen

    Senior Camp Counselor

    DO YOU GO TO SCHOOL OR WORK? UIUC

    HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN A COUNSELOR? 2nd year

    FUN FACT ABOUT ME! I played baseball in HS
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    maggie stotz

    Senior Camp Counselor

    DO YOU GO TO SCHOOL OR WORK? I attend U of Nebraska and am studying Secondary English Education.

    HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN A COUNSELOR? This is my 3rd year

    FUN FACT ABOUT ME! I love all things crafty, especially painting.
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    maggie thompson

    Senior Camp Counselor

    DO YOU GO TO SCHOOL OR WORK? I go to MCC and work at Woodscreek during the school year

    HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN A COUNSELOR? 4 years and an ET counselor for 5 years

    FUN FACT ABOUT ME! I have 3 cats and love to embroider
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    katie o'brien

    Senior Camp Counselor

    DO YOU GO TO SCHOOL OR WORK? NIU studying Special Education

    HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN A COUNSELOR? This is my 4th year.

    FUN FACT ABOUT ME! I was a preschool teacher pre-pandemic!
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    jack marsala

    Senior Camp Counselor

    DO YOU GO TO SCHOOL OR WORK? I attend MCC and work ET with Gina during the school year

    HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN A COUNSELOR? This is my first full year working as a camp counselor

    FUN FACT ABOUT ME! Summer is my favorite season so I can go to the beach and be outdoors
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    sean pease

    Senior Camp Counselor

    DO YOU GO TO SCHOOL OR WORK? I attend Illinois State University and plan to be a High School English teacher

    HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN A COUNSELOR? 2 years

    FUN FACT ABOUT ME! I was born in Maine
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    abby higby

    Senior Camp Counselor

    DO YOU GO TO SCHOOL OR WORK? I attend MCC and work ET during the school year

    HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN A COUNSELOR? This is my first year as a camp counselor; 3 years as ET aide

    FUN FACT ABOUT ME! I love drawing and am a great artist
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    joey romito

    Senior Camp Counselor

    DO YOU GO TO SCHOOL OR WORK? I'm studying business at MCC

    HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN A COUNSELOR? I've been a camp counselor 1 year and ET counselor for 3 years

    FUN FACT ABOUT ME! My favorite movie is Lilo & Stitch
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    karla boulos

    Senior Camp Counselor

    DO YOU GO TO SCHOOL OR WORK? I work at my Mom's daycare in the winter and plan on taking classes at MCC

    HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN A COUNSELOR? I'm new this year!

    FUN FACT ABOUT ME! I love cats and board games.
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    abby enck

    Senior Camp Counselor

    DO YOU GO TO SCHOOL OR WORK? Carroll University

    HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN A COUNSELOR? This is my first year

    FUN FACT ABOUT ME! I love to travel with my family
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    samantha korn

    Senior Camp Counselor

    DO YOU GO TO SCHOOL OR WORK? I will attend Arizona State in the fall

    HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN A COUNSELOR? First year!

    FUN FACT ABOUT ME! I am a twin
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    hunter schoedel

    Senior Camp Counselor

    DO YOU GO TO SCHOOL OR WORK? Grand Canyon University

    HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN A COUNSELOR? 2 years

    FUN FACT ABOUT ME! I love to travel
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    emily halik

    Senior Camp Counselor

    DO YOU GO TO SCHOOL OR WORK? I attend NIU and work ET.

    HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN A COUNSELOR? 5 years

    FUN FACT ABOUT ME! I have never broken a bone.
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    nate voorhees

    Senior Camp Counselor

    DO YOU GO TO SCHOOL OR WORK? I go to MCC and work as an ET aide

    HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN A COUNSELOR? 1 year

    FUN FACT ABOUT ME! I love the outdoors
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    SUSAN WILLIS

    Senior/Teen Extended Time Site Supervisor

    WORK EXPERIENCE: Extended Time Supervisor

    TALENTS: Getting all children involved and participating

    FAVORITE TREAT: Ice cream

    FAVORITE HOBBY: Boating and volleyball

    CAN'T WAIT TO TEACH: New games and art projects

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    donna dalton

    Senior/Teen Extended Time Counselor

    DO YOU GO TO SCHOOL OR WORK? Coventry Elementary

    HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN A COUNSELOR? 8 years

    FUN FACT ABOUT ME!
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    charlie inion

    Senior/Teen Extended Time Counselor

    DO YOU GO TO SCHOOL OR WORK? Baylor University

    HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN A COUNSELOR? 3 years

    FUN FACT ABOUT ME! I can play the piano and trombone
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    allison o'brien

    Senior/Teen Extended Time Counselor

    DO YOU GO TO SCHOOL OR WORK? I will be a senior at CL Central and I work ET in the winter.

    HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN A COUNSELOR? This is my 2nd summer.

    FUN FACT ABOUT ME! I'm only 4 years old! My birthday is Leap Year.
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    ALYSSA KEDROSKI

    Senior/Teen Extended Time Counselor

    DO YOU GO TO SCHOOL OR WORK? Illinois State University

    HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN A COUNSELOR? 3 years

    FUN FACT ABOUT ME! I have 7 tattoos