• BASE CAMP

    Build a Summer Education for kids grades 1-8.

  • CONNECT

    Explore your community and make new friends.

  • POWERED BY STEAM

    Engaging programs that integrate Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math.

  • BOOST CREATIVITY

    Hands-on camps help teach problem solving and boost confidence.

BASE Camp

BASE Camp 2018 will run from June 11-July 6 at Beye and Julian Schools in Oak Park, IL. Registration will open on January 31 at 12:00 noon.

Full day, half day, and extended day options available for kids entering grades 1-8 (Fall 2018).

Register for camp

Register for camp

Ready to register? Once you've narrowed down your choices, go to our registration website. Don't forget to register for your child's grade as of Fall 2018.

Planning Guide

Planning Guide

Get details on times, locations and programs through our online schedule.

Program Descriptions

Program Descriptions

Want to know about specific programs? Read the full camp descriptions.

Scholarship Info

Scholarship Info

Scholarships are available for BASE Camp. Find out how to apply or how to donate.

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Have questions? See our list of frequently asked questions to learn more about OPEF and BASE Camp.

Want to know who will be teaching BASE Camp this year? Check out our teachers’ bios.

BASE Camp News

End of Summer Soirée for Scholarships

Both new and long-time supporters stopped by the historic home of Mary Jo & Stephen Schuler last Friday night to […]

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Julian speaking

'A great legacy for the students at this school to uphold'

The following is a transcription of the remarks Faith Julian made at the dedication ceremony for the BASE Camp mural […]

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Turn Your Trash into BASE Camp Treasure!

Yarn, cardboard boxes, two-liter bottles, toy cars … whatever you’ve got lying around your house, we can use for BASE […]

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biking kids at camp

New BASE Camp Sections Now Open to Rising 6th Graders

We heard you! So many rising 6th graders (6th grade as of Fall 2018) have asked for more BASE Camp […]

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