Chicago Free School

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Summer Camp

CFS summer camp returns for its second summer. Camp will be based out of the CFS classrooms at KAM Isaiah Israel (in Hyde Park, 1100 E Hyde Park Blvd, 60615), with field trips near and far.

You can register here:

Read on for more info!

  • Camp is open to pre-K to 8th grade: Our pre-K kids doing camp will have a chance to nap, while kids who don’t need a nap will have access to extra project time and play.

  • Select which weeks you want to enroll: No need to enroll for all 7 weeks! Pick the weeks that work for your family’s summer plans.

  • After-care options to meet the needs of working families: Our after-care lets you pick up as late as 5:30 pm.

  • FS Teacher Meosha Thomas will run the CFS Summer Camp as Camp Director, accompanied by Assistant Director Myrcka del Rio and various guest camp staff.

Summer Camp Sessions

Each session will have a different theme, and the camp schedule will include plenty of fun general and theme activities. Remaining summer Camp Sessions for 2018 include:

      • July 16-20 – Lego Adventures

      • July 23-27 – Playing with Paper Mache

      • July 30-Aug 3 – Superheroes Unite!

      • Aug 6-Aug 10 – Outdoor Adventures

      • Aug 13-Aug 17 – Messy Art with DeeAnn

Camp Fees for non-CFS Families

Summer camp fee:

$275/ week

(M-F daily, 9am-4pm)

Camp Fees for CFS Families

Family income less than $60,000 *

(must be CFS family) **

Family income $60K-$90K *

(must be CFS family) **

Family income more than $90,000

Summer camp fee

(M-F daily, 9am-4pm)

  • Earlybird: $150/week

  • After June 1 $175/week

  • Earlybird: $200/week

  • After June 1 $225/week

  • Earlybird: $250/week

  • After June 1 $275/week

After-care fee

Pick up 4-5:30pm M-Th, and 4-5pm on Friday

$15/day OR $60/week

(discount of 1 day free with the whole week of aftercare)


After-care fee:

$15/day OR $60/week

Pick up 4-5:30pm M-Th,

and 4-5pm on Friday

Even more info at our summer camp website: