There are still spots available in this summer BASE Camp program! See below for a complete listing of classes. To view a listing of camps in calendar form, click here. To read about our great BASE Camp teachers, click here.

Click here for BASE Camp online registration, which will also allow you to see what classes still have availability!

  • For all kids (from any school) entering 1st through 8th grade in fall 2014.
  • Those enrolling in morning and afternoon sessions may sign up for Supervised Lunch and stay with us all day. Supervised Lunch is included in Quilting Camp, Camp Runway, and Seasons of Life Mural Project.
  • All camps are led by teachers with a passion for their subject matter and making the summer program fun! Each camp has a youth counselor on hand to give kids individual attention.
  • Most camps located at Julian and Brooks Middle Schools, with 2 camps based in the Public Works Building in Oak Park.
  • A limited number of scholarships are available to children participating in the Oak Park District 97 free or reduced lunch program.
  • Group sizes are small, usually 20 or less.
Register online, or download the brochure and registration form and email, fax or mail it to the OPEF office.

Thanks to all the students, teachers and youth counselors who joined us for BASE Camp: Gadget Day on Martin Luther King Day, January 20, 2014!

Make sure to check out this slideshow of photos from Gadget Day by Oak Park photographer David Kindler.



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