Join our favorite Day Camp this summer. Each week has a different theme, field trips, activities, and games!
Campers will enjoy two afternoons a week at the Rotary Community Aquatic Center. All you need is sunscreen, tennis shoes, lunch, and snacks. We'll take care of everything else!
Day Camp runs MAY 23rd - August 11th, 2017 (No Camp July 4th).
*****The camp start date is based on the last day of school.
Day Camp is held at the West Pavilion at Morton Park from 7:30 am - 3:30 pm. For those campers that need extended time, Day & Post Camp runs until - 5:30 pm.
We offer a variety of enrollment options:
Day Camp: 7:30 am - 3:30 pm = $100 / week
Day & Post Camp: 7:30 am - 5:30 pm = $125 / week
Scheduled Part-Time: $30 / day (includes post camp) 1 - 4 days / week.
Weeks / Days of attendance must be registered and paid for the FRIDAY, preceding the week of attendance.
Before attending, all children must have registration and emergency information on file at the Charleston Parks & Recreation Department. Register in our office at 520 Jackson Ave.
Please contact the Recreation Supervisor at 345-6897 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Weekly Themes & Field Trips (Please note: Activities are subject to change)
2017 Day Camp:
May 23 - May 26: Play week with NO scheduled pool days..............
May 30 - June 2: Play week with scheduled pool days....................
June 5 - June 9: Explore Charleston Week / First Fruits Homestead & Lincoln Log Cabin
June 12 - June 16: Space Week / William Staerkel Planetarium, Champaign, IL
June 19 - June 23: The World's Largest Week / Downtown Casey & Fit 2 Serve Park Activity
June 26 - June 30: Luau Week / Scholem Aquatic Center, Champaign, IL (NO CAMP JULY 4)
July 3 - July 5 - 7: Western Week / Skating Rink in Mattoon, IL (Wed) & Fit 2 Serve (Thurs)
July 10 - July 14: Safari Week / Aikman Wildlife in Arcola, IL Thursday=WEAR your CAMP SHIRT (leave at 9:15 am)
July 17 - July 21: Art Week / Sidewalk Art Contest, Dairy Queen, Charleston, IL Wednesday Sarah Bush Lincoln Thursday=WEAR your CAMP SHIRT (leave at 9:30 am)
July 24 - July 28: Sports Week / WEAR your FAVORITE sports team ALL WEEK!! EIU Bowling (Monday)?? Thursday=Volunteer Day!! Fit 2 Serve, (leave at 10:45; Lunch 11-11:30) Work in Garden 11:30-12:30 & Coles County Animal Shelter (1st Group @ 1 pm, 2nd Group @ 2 pm)
July 31 - August 4: NINJA WARRIOR Week / Phoenix Elite, Mattoon, IL Thursday=WEAR your CAMP SHIRT (leave at 12 pm)
August 7 - August 11: Camp Celebration Week / Isaak's Family Fun Center, Mattoon, IL; Fox Ridge State Park, Charleston, IL Thursday=WEAR your CAMP SHIRT Isaak's Family Fun Center (leave at 12 pm) Friday=WEAR your CAMP SHIRT cookout at Fox Ridge State Park (leave at 10:45 am) pick up your child at Fox Ridge or after the cookout at Morton Park (returning at 3 pm)