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



Beye Elementary for Grades 1-6 and Sailing

Brooks Middle for Grades 7/8


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


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Camp Descriptions

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


Find answers to general camp questions and safety policies.


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

BASE Camp Update and Response to Pandemic

BASE Camp Update and Response to Pandemic

The following is the most recent communication around the planning and status of BASE Camp. This letter was sent to our community April 17 after the governor's announcement about the closure of school buildings and extension of remote learning through the end of the...

BASE Camp Update and Information

BASE Camp Update and Information

Hello BASE Camp families, We know this is a challenging time for all, but we wanted to send some information and reassurance your way about something you may not be thinking of quite yet--your summer plans. The BASE Camp team is continuing to plan and prepare for a...

BASE Camp 2020

BASE Camp 2020

Mark your Calendar! Registration for BASE Camp 2020 opens February 5th at noon. Our full list of 2020 camps can be seen here. Camp runs June 15th to July 10th. What is BASE Camp? OPEF’s summer BASE Camp offers a wide variety of STEAM-focused camps with topics such as...