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Locations for camps:
Grades 1-6 & Sailing at Beye Elementary
Grades 7-8 at Brooks Middle

Vaccination Requirement Lifted:
Due to the February 25th Oak Park Department of Public Health's new Public Health Order, proof of vaccination will no longer be required for BASE Camp 2022 participation. For the protection of all of our campers, teachers, staff, and their families at home; we strongly urge you to vaccinate your campers who are eligible. Thank you in advance for helping to keep everyone safe and BASE Camp in full operation
for the summer. 

 

 

Registration is now open for all grades


LOCATIONS:

 

Beye Elementary for Grades 1-6 and Sailing

Brooks Middle for Grades 7/8

 

Register Here

Read more about how our WAITING LISTS work.

 

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CAMP DATES: June 20 to July 22, 2022 (July 4 off).

Schedule

Click on the button to see all the camps offered by grade and week.

 

Camp Descriptions

Read detailed descriptions of your favorite camps, organized by grade.

FAQs

Find answers to general camp questions and safety policies.

Scholarships

Learn more about our full and partial scholarships

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

BASE Camp News

2022 Base Camp Changes & Updates

2022 Base Camp Changes & Updates

Summer planning is already well underway, and we wanted to share our good news early. Every year we ask our families what they loved about BASE Camp and what we can do to make BASE Camp a better experience. While we love hearing words of praise, we also learn so much...

BASE Camp 2021, What We Know Now

BASE Camp 2021, What We Know Now

Just like you, we really miss BASE Camp. We recently asked you to tell us what was most important to you about BASE Camp, and what you needed from us this coming summer. Based on the survey, we know that you love BASE Camp because: 1) Camps include a wide variety of...

Exploding Pumpkins and Our New Summer Programs Director

Exploding Pumpkins and Our New Summer Programs Director

As the weather gets colder, we know you're looking for new ways to keep busy inside the house. Our new Director of Summer Programs has some ideas. Check out her amazing pumpkin explosion! How many rubber bands do you think it will take for Lindsey to make the pumpkin...