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We will take a break from regular programming to host fun day camps to keep you occupied this holiday season! December 26, 2017 – January 5, 2018, for ages 3.5 and up.

All classes take place at The Menomonee Club Drucker Center, 1535 N. Dayton (near North & Halsted). Free parking in our attached lot.

All full day camps bring a nut-free lunch!
All half day camps bring a nut-free snack!
Allergies? Let your child’s instructor know asap!

Online Registration for all Holiday Camps except Emerald City Theatre.

Tuesday, December 26 – Register Online

Mad Science Whiz Kids Register Online
Ages: 5-12 Time: 9:00-3:00 Members $90/Non-Members $115
Campers will work together to recreate famous inventions such as forming circuits to recreate Tesla’s bright atmosphere for the 1893 World’s Fair. They talk about sound and learn that anyone, a child, woman or man, can be an inventor. The class moves from simple devices to Rube Goldberg devices and the children perform as parts of a complex human-machine. The children prepare a patent proposal and receive a patent certificate at the end of the camp day. Please bring a nut-free lunch.

RetroActive Sports with JB Schuck!  Register Online
Ages: 7-12 Time: 9:00-3:00 Members $90/Non-Members $115
JB Schuck is bringing back the FUN-damentals of classic retro sports and games…Dodgeball! Kickball! Whiffleball! And so much more! Please bring a nut-free lunch.

Wednesday, December 27 – Register Online

Chess Wizards Chess Camp – Register Online
Ages: 6-12 Time: 9:00-3:00 Members $90/Non-Members $115
Taught by Chess Wizards experts, children will be divided up by age and ability for a brain-stimulating day of chess. Make new friends and learn cool chess moves to dazzle your parents and crush your opponents! Please bring a nut-free lunch.

RetroActive Sports with JB Schuck! – Register Online
Ages: 7-12 Time: 9:00-3:00 Members $80/Non-Members $105
JB Schuck is bringing back the FUN-damentals of classic retro sports and games…Dodgeball! Kickball! Whiffleball! And so much more! Please bring a bag lunch.

Thursday, December 28 – Register Online

RetroActive Sports with JB Schuck! – Register Online
Ages: 7-12 Time: 9:00-3:00 Members $90/Non-Members $115
JB Schuck is bringing back the FUN-damentals of classic retro sports and games…Dodgeball! Kickball! Whiffleball! And so much more! Please bring a nut-free lunch.

Winter Art with Seventh Green Circle Co. – Register Online
Ages: 4-6 Time: 9:00-12:00 Members $70/Non-Members $95
Ages: 7-12 Time: 9:00-3:00 Members $90/Non-Members $115

Campers learn fine art concepts, such as color theory, composition, value, and perspective while having fun exploring a variety of different mediums and activities, including painting, drawing, sculpting, arts & crafts and creativity games. Our art camps are designed to teach and develop students overall drawing skills, painting technique and artistic creativity. All supplies included. Winter camp is in partnership with Green Kids Club and offers a creative variety of art projects that develop an awareness of the environment and encourage a caring attitude towards the earth. Half-day: nut-free snack. Full-day: nut-free lunch.

Friday, December 29 – Register Online

RetroActive Sports with JB Schuck! – Register Online
Ages: 7-12 Time: 9:00-3:00 Members $90/Non-Members $115
JB Schuck is bringing back the FUN-damentals of classic retro sports and games…Dodgeball! Kickball! Whiffleball! And so much more! Please bring a bag lunch.

Tuesday, January 2 – Register Online

Mad Science Register Online
Ages: 5-12  Time: 9:00-3:00 Members $90/Non-Members $115
Science fiction writers developed the reality of their current technology into future possibilities. Campers will develop submarines that rise or sink, wind-up space stations, and design safety capsules for payloads returning from space. They follow a telecommunications timeline and develop one for transportation. The children decipher fact from fiction and play a future-based bingo game. These future inventors get a lesson on lasers, build a light stick and work on protecting a space ship from damaging space rays. The camp wraps up with a robotic relay and the children take home dreams of the future and new planets to explore. Please bring a nut-free lunch.

RetroActive Sports with JB Schuck! Register Online
Ages: 7-12 Time: 9:00-3:00 Members $90/Non-Members $115
JB Schuck is bringing back the FUN-damentals of classic retro sports and games…Dodgeball! Kickball! Whiffleball! And so much more! Please bring a nut-free lunch.

Wednesday, January 3 – Register Online

RetroActive Sports with JB Schuck!  – Register Online
Ages: 7-12 Time: 9:00-3:00 Members $90/Non-Members $115
JB Schuck is bringing back the FUN-damentals of classic retro sports and games…Dodgeball! Kickball! Whiffleball! And so much more! Please bring a nut-free lunch.

Chess Wizards Chess Camp  Register Online
Ages: 6-12 Time: 9:00-3:00 Members $90/Non-Members $115
Taught by Chess Wizards experts, children will be divided up by age and ability for a brain-stimulating day of chess. Make new friends and learn cool chess moves to dazzle your parents and crush your opponents! Please bring a nut-free lunch.

Thursday, January 4 – Register Online

RetroActive Sports with JB Schuck! – Register Online
Ages: 7-12 Time: 9:00-3:00 Members $90/Non-Members $115
JB Schuck is bringing back the FUN-damentals of classic retro sports and games…Dodgeball! Kickball! Whiffleball! And so much more! Please bring a nut-free lunch.

Winter Art with Seventh Green Circle Co. – Register Online
Ages: 4-6 Time: 9:00-12:00 Members $70/Non-Members $95
Ages: 7-12 Time: 9:00-3:00 Members $90/Non-Members $115

Campers learn fine art concepts, such as color theory, composition, value, and perspective while having fun exploring a variety of different mediums and activities, including painting, drawing, sculpting, arts & crafts and creativity games. Our art camps are designed to teach and develop students overall drawing skills, painting technique and artistic creativity. All supplies included. Winter camp is in partnership with Green Kids Club and offers a creative variety of art projects that develop an awareness of the environment and encourage a caring attitude towards the earth. Half-day: nut-free snack. Full-day: nut-free lunch.

Friday, January 5 – Register Online

RetroActive Sports with JB Schuck! – Register Online
Ages: 7-12 Time: 9:00-3:00 Members $90/Non-Members $115
JB Schuck is bringing back the FUN-damentals of classic retro sports and games…Dodgeball! Kickball! Whiffleball! And so much more! Please bring a nut-free lunch.

Intro to STEM with LEGO – Register Online

Ages: 5-6 Times: 9:00-12:00 Members/Non-Members: $70/$95
Let your imagination run wild with tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Build engineer-designed projects such as: Trains, Helicopters, Treehouses, and Beam Bridges. Design and build as never before, and explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment.

 

STEM Challenge with LEGO Register Online
Ages: 7-12 Time: 1:00-4:00 Members/Non-Members: $70/$95
Level up your engineering skills with Play-Well TEKnologies and tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Apply real-world concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture through engineer-designed projects such as: Gear Cars, Gondolas, Merry-Go-Rounds, and Scissor Lifts. Design and build as never before, and explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment.


Beginning Fencing Camp  – Register Online

Dates: January 3-5 Ages: 8-11 Time: 9:30-12:30 Members/Non-Members: $160/$185
Fencing camps are taught by Tsanko Hantov of Windy City Fencing. Tsanko has coached fencing for more than 10 years, and has extensive experience training fencers at all levels. He has been the head coach at Windy City Fencing since 2005. He is a graduate of the National Sports Academy, Sofia, Bulgaria. For more information visit www.windycityfencing.com.

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Emerald City Theatre Camps!

Wednesday, December 27 – Friday, December 29

Emerald City – Frozen | ages: 3.5-5

Arendelle is under the curse of eternal winter, and it’s up to the people of the kingdom to reverse the spell. Campers will explore this frozen wonderland filled with familiar characters and friendly faces. Each day our teaching artists lead campers on wintry adventures with theater games, storytelling activities and special winter-themed crafts. Campers will perform for family and friends on the last day of camp –  you might even hear a memorable tune that you cannot let go!   Register at www.emeraldcitytheatre.com or call 773-529-2690 x 810

Dates: 12/27 – 12/29

9:00am – 12:00pm

Location: The Drucker Center

Cost: $145

 

Emerald City – Winter Luau | ages: 6-10

Dreaming of sunnier days by the beach? Join Emerald City for a winter luau! Campers will use their bodies, voices, and imaginations to create their own tropical island right in the middle of Chicago. We’ll spend three days dancing, singing, and acting to create our own play based on fun in the sun. On Friday, we’ll share a creation with family and friends that’s sure to thaw your toes and warm your heart. Register at www.emeraldcitytheatre.com or call 773-529-2690 x 810

Dates: 12/27 – 12/29
9:00am – 3:00pm
Location: The Drucker Center
Cost: $235