• 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

2018 BASE Camp Schedule Announced

It’s hard to imagine in January, but summer is just around the corner. We’re pleased to announce our 2018 schedule […]

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Gwendolyn Brooks Mosaic Unveiling

  On a beautiful fall evening that felt more like summer, about 50 people gathered at Gwendolyn Brooks Middle School […]

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Learn More about Oak Park

One of the best things about BASE Camp is the way it connects students not only to each other, but […]

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Your Clutter Is Needed!

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