Urban Prairie – Open Summer Camps


Each of our camps inspires fun, creativity, and confidence. Outdoor activity is a component of every program. Enroll today!

Mandarin June 9 – 13
Celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival, the most important Chinese festival of the summer. Our Mandarin instructor, Ms. Ding offers a fully immersive mandarin camp with Chinese culture, songs, games, fun and creative activities related to the festival, such as modeling, cooking, story telling and performing.

Spanish June 16 – 20
Ms. Hidalgo will lead the students in a fun, immersive exploration of the Spanish language. Campers will learn
songs and games, make crafts and hear stories.

Bookmaking June 23-27
Take journaling to a whole new level! Campers will cut, paste and sew their own books. They will also make their own book covers and pick out the types of pages to fill their book. When they are finished assembling, they can fill it with their own new creations and stories!

Celebrate America June 30 – July 2
Celebrate our nation’s birthday with American-inspired
crafts and music.

Music July 7 – July 11 or July 14 – July 18
This camp will feature a fun variety of singing, instrument
making, an introduction to percussion and other fun activities. Working with string instruments is optional for those who are interested. At the end of each week, the children will perform what they have learned in a concert.

Theater July 21 – 25
Inspire your young actor with a week of Theater Camp! Students in grades 3 – 6 will learn about improv and how to portray emotions with Ms. Leidy through dramatic play and skits. Younger campers will make puppets based on fairy tales. All students will give performances the last day of camp.

Circus July 28 – August 8
Students learn tumbling, juggling and other basic circus arts in our most popular camp of the summer. Of course it wouldn’t be complete without a camper circus finale! Camps operate from 8:30am to 3pm ($300/week) with half-day ($200/week), before care and after care options.

Summer Camp Information:
1220 W. Lexington
Chicago, Illinois 60607

To enroll or get more information about Urban Prairie, please visit: www.upws.org/camp