Summer Camps

Registration for the 2024 Waukegan Park District’s summer camps coming soon! Full-day camps will be offered on weekdays from 9am to 4pm. Open to children from six (6) to twelve (12) years of age, the camps will engage children in safe and enriching activities, including arts, crafts, sports, explorations, and more.

The Waukegan Park District will be offering the following full-day summer camps:

  • Belvidere Explorers at the Belvidere Recreation Center, 412 S. Lewis Avenue
  • Bowen Park Rangers at the Jane Addams Center, 95 Jack Benny Drive

Before care from 7am to 9am and after care from 4pm to 6pm will be available for participants of Belvidere Explorers for an additional fee.

Participants can be registered at the Field House Sports, Fitness & Aquatics Center.  A registration packet must be submitted for every participant. Additionally, a non-refundable $30 deposit per session is required to make a camp reservation and the remaining balance is due two weeks prior to the session’s start date. NOTE: A child is not ​officially enrolled until a $30 deposit AND a camp packet has been submitted to Julia Sanchez ( at least two weeks prior to the start date.

The Waukegan Park District accepts third-party funding from other organizations, such as YWCA and Mothers Trust Foundation, and has financial assistance available.