Steve & Kate's Chicago - West Loop
· DATES: Jun 26 - Aug 25, 2017
· ADDRESS: Andrew Jackson Language Academy, 1340 West Harrison Street, Chicago

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In addition to this location, Steve & Kate’s Camp has dozens of others across 8 states and DC, so no matter where life takes you this summer, there should be one near you. As well as convenient locations, we’ll do you one better. You can attend any location that is still accepting registrations at the time you enroll. No need for advance notice—your Day Passes and Memberships are good at any location. Please note: Specific dates vary by location and are subject to change depending on school calendars. All camp locations are closed on Tuesday, July 4th, 2017.

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Activities for every interest.

Whatever your child’s passion, they can push their limits at our camp.
Stop-motion animation, fashion, coding, breadmaking, sports, music, dance, and so much more.

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What can I expect?

  • Unbiased adults who believe in your child's potential
  • Freedom for children to design their own learning experience
  • Immersive & creative studios with state-of-the-art equipment
  • Healthy and delicious lunch and snacks (plus, kids can make their own!)
  • First-aid and CPR-trained staff

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Location, Location, Location!

Some things you really should know

Camp dates

Jun 26 - Aug 25, 2017

Need more camp? Day Passes and Memberships can be used at any location.

Check out these other IL sites with different camp dates: Oak Park River Forest - (June 12 - Aug 11) Steve & Kate's is aware of the possibility of the CPS calendar changing. If you're not signed up to receive our email updates, please subscribe below.   


Daily drop-off and pick-up will occur at the school's main entrance on Congress Pkwy: an eastbound one-way road entered from Loomis St. This will be our only entrance for camp. Parking is available in the school's lot on Congress Pkwy.


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Chicagoland: Parents' Night Out
Parents, this is date night made simple! This is your chance to have a night out in the West Loop while your kids hangout with Steve & Kate's Camp. We will be hosting a Parents' Night at Imagination Children's Academy. Dinner is provided, along with our Stop Motion Animation Stations, Mancala Boards, and lots of other fun activities (geared for ages 3-12)! This event is free of charge. UPDATE: This event is full, but feel free to RSVP and join our waitlist. We'll let you know if a spot opens up for your family!
When: Sat April 29th 2017 5:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Where: 1144 West Madison St. Chicago, 60607
West Loop: I Scream, You Scream, Launchpad Screams For Ice Cream!!
Is your camper entering Pre-K or Kindergarten? Or do you have a camper who will be joining us for the first time and could use a little extra support? Or do you have a returning Launchpad camper who wants to know what's new this year? Come hangout with Amy, West Loop Launchpad staffers and other families at Cone. We'll be on the patio, enjoying ice cream, playing games and of course there to answers all your camp questions.
When: Sat May 13th 2017 3:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Where: 1047 W Madison St, Chicago, IL 60607
West Loop: Final Info Night
Last chance for you and the whole family to come for a tour of Andrew Jackson Language Academy! Join us for a short presentation, snacks, and Stop Motion animation. Bring all of your questions about Summer 2017 for Amy to answer! We'll be the ones in the Science Lab (Room 106), way too excited about coding, tamales, and inflatable slip and slides. Please RSVP so we can save you a seat!
When: Mon May 22nd 2017 6:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Where: 1340 W. Harrison St. Chicago, IL 60607


Each day at camp, we feature at least one of three show stoppers from our lineup for campers to experience. Directors at each location will decide when and how often to schedule each of these Specials, so feel free to contact your Director to find out what will be scheduled each day.

Slip and Slide - Cool off in style in our inflatable slip and slide. Weather permitting, this will be offered most afternoons. Please bring a swimsuit and towel if your camper would like to participate.

Smart Karts - Get behind the wheel of one of Silicon Valley's latest and greatest inventions: the first electric smart-kart for kids. Campers must wear helmets while driving go-karts. While the camp will provide helmets, we prefer and encourage you to provide your own if you have one and your child would like to participate.

Zorbs - Climb inside of one of our giant 10' inflatable hamster balls and weave your way through an obstacle course as fast as a hamster.

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Staff hosting program

Would you be interested in hosting international staff or staff from elsewhere in the US this summer? If so, we’re hoping to connect you with those staff members.

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