Camp Naper Summer Day Camps

Sign-up your child for a summer they won't forget!

Utilizing Naper Settlement’s beautiful 13-acre museum campus as their learning laboratory, campers will go on adventures in history, art, science, and more! Whether taking a blast to the past or a dive under the sea, each of our unique day camps provides an immersive learning experience that will capture your child’s imagination while strengthening their critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

  • Camp Hours: 9 AM -3 PM 
  • Early Drop Off: 8 AM  (no additional fee) 
  • Camp activities do not officially begin until 9 AM 

Settlement-4 members and Above Save!

$25 discount for Settlement-4 members and above on five-day camps. Please sign into your membership account to apply. For questions, please call us at 630.420.6010.  

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2024 Camp Naper Schedule

Sports Camp I (SOLD OUT)

Grades 1-3 | June 3-7 | $230
Gear up for a week of sports magic! From mastering the perfect goal kick to hitting a home run, it’s a whirlwind of action-packed fun. Join us for an unforgettable experience of teamwork, skill-building, and making memories!

Sports Camp I is sold out. Please call 630-420-6010 to add a child to the Sports Camp I waitlist.

Sports Camp II

Grades 4-6 | June 3-7 | $230
Gear up for a week of sports magic! From mastering the perfect goal kick to hitting a home run, it’s a whirlwind of action-packed fun. Join us for an unforgettable experience of teamwork, skill-building, and making memories!

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Blast from the Past (SOLD OUT)

Grades 1-6 | June 10-14 | $230
What was life like for kids in the 1960s? What will life be like for kids in 2060? Campers blast to the past and back to the future in this exciting week of historical exploration and futuristic fun.

Blast from the Past is sold out. Please call 630-420-6010 to add a child to the Blast from the Past waitlist.

Camp Everything I (SOLD OUT)

Grades 1-6 | June 10-14 | $230 
From crafts and games to adventure and activities, campers will make friends while having even more summer fun! Tour Naper Settlement’s historic houses and exhibits, and more.

Camp Everything I is sold out. Please call 630-420-6010 to add a child to the Camp Everything I waitlist.

Coding Camp I (SOLD OUT)

Grades 1-3 | June 17-19 | $200
Step into the captivating world of coding, where the language of the future is at your fingertips. Join us for three days of hands-on fun, mind-bending challenges, and the chance to unleash your inner coder!

Coding Camp I is sold out. Please call 630-420-6010 to add a child to the Coding Camp I waitlist.

Sew Cool Camp (Sewing Machine Included)

Grades 6 and Up | June 19-21 | $450 
Dive into the world of fabrics, needles, and threads as you embark on a creative journey of crafting and design. From stitching your own stylish creations to mastering the art of sewing, join us for three days of fun, fashion, and the joy of bringing your unique ideas to life with every seam! This camp includes a sewing machine.

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Science Sleuths (SOLD OUT)

Grades 1-6 | June 17-21 | $250 
Join us for a week of hands-on experiments, mysterious science challenges, and the thrill of unraveling scientific secrets. This camp is a dynamic journey into the world of inquiry and exploration, empowering children to unlock the mysteries of the universe one experiment at a time.

Science Sleuths is sold out. Please call 630-420-6010 to add a child to the Science Sleuths waitlist.

Animal Kingdom Camp (SOLD OUT)

Grades 1-6 | June 24-28 | $250 
Embark on a wild adventure as you learn about the wonders of the natural world. Explore diverse ecosystems, encounter fascinating creatures, and engage in hands-on learning. Join us for a week of discovery and connect with the extraordinary creatures that share our planet!

Animal Kingdom Camp is sold out. Please call 630-420-6010 to add a child to the Animal Kingdom Camp waitlist.

Forensic Detectives Camp (SOLD OUT)

Grades 1-6 | July 1-3 | $200
Unleash your inner detective as you decode mysteries and analyze evidence. Engage in hands-on activities, learn about the science of forensic investigations, and collaborate with fellow campers to crack the case!

Forensic Detectives Camp is sold out. Please call 630-420-6010 to add a child to the Forensic Detectives Camp waitlist.

Junior Rescue Camp (SOLD OUT)

Grades 1-6 | July 1-3 | $200 
Ignite the hero within at Junior Rescue Camp! Dive into the world of firefighters, police officers, and EMTs as kids discover the courage, skills, and teamwork that make real-life superheroes!

Junior Rescue Camp is sold out. Please call 630-420-6010 to add a child to the Junior Rescue Camp waitlist.

Naturally Naper (SOLD OUT)

Grades 1-6 | July 8-12 | $230 
Time to brush up on botany and jump-start your knowledge of geology! Campers will transform into naturalists for the week as we investigate the riches of nature and renewable resources. What will you discover under your own feet?

Naturally Naper is sold out. Please call 630-420-6010 to add a child to the Naturally Naper waitlist.

Camp Everything II (SOLD OUT)

Grades 1-6 | July 8-12 | $230 
From crafts and games to adventure and activities, campers will make friends while having even more summer fun! Tour Naper Settlement’s historic houses and exhibits, and more.

Camp Everything II is sold out. Please call 630-420-6010 to add a child to the Camp Everything II waitlist.

Under the Sea (STEM at Sea) (SOLD OUT)

Grades 1-6 | July 15-19 | $250 
Sail into the science of the sea! Young explorers will embark on an oceanic journey, diving into marine science through hands-on activities, engineering challenges, and underwater adventures!

Under the Sea (STEM at Sea) is sold out. Please call 630-420-6010 to add a child to the Under the Sea (STEM at Sea) waitlist.

Pioneer Camp (SOLD OUT)

Grades 1-6 | July 15-19 | $230 
Journey into the past, discovering the skills and resilience of the pioneers who shaped our history. From learning survival techniques to creating historical crafts, this camp is a hands-on exploration of frontier life!

Pioneer Camp is sold out. Please call 630-420-6010 to add a child to the Pioneer Camp waitlist.

Around the World (SOLD OUT)

Grades 1-6 | July 22-26 | $250 
Campers can travel the world from the comfort of Naper Settlement. We’ll explore various foods and cultures from around the world that have shaped some of the common foods we eat today!

Around the World is sold out. Please call 630-420-6010 to add a child to the Around the World waitlist.

STEM in Space (SOLD OUT)

Grades 1-6 | July 22-26 | $250 
Blast off into a world of wonder! Join other young explorers as you unravel the mysteries of the cosmos through hands-on experiments, rocket launches, and out-of-this-world challenges. Get ready for an astronomical adventure!

STEM in Space is sold out. Please call 630-420-6010 to add a child to the STEM in Space waitlist.

Coding Camp II

Grades 4-6 | July 29-31 | $200
Step into the captivating world of coding, where the language of the future is at your fingertips. Join us for three days of hands-on fun, mind-bending challenges, and the chance to unleash your inner coder!

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Camp Everything III (SOLD OUT)

Grades 1-6 | July 29-August 2 | $230
From crafts and games to adventure and activities, campers will make friends while having even more summer fun! Tour Naper Settlement’s historic houses and exhibits, and more.

Camp Everything III is sold out. Please call 630-420-6010 to add a child to the Camp Everything III waitlist. 

Architecture Camp (SOLD OUT)

Grades 1-6 | July 29-August 2 | $250
Creativity flows as campers create architectural wonders! Campers will immerse themselves in the dynamic fusion of design, physics, and problem-solving, unlocking the secrets of constructing masterpieces across diverse landscapes. Young architects turn imagination into reality, one innovative structure at a time!

Architecture Camp is sold out. Please call 630-420-6010 to add a child to the Architecture Camp waitlist.