Specialty Camps

Summer Camp at Starland is an excellent opportunity for your child to learn new skills, express their creativity, and meet new friends in a safe and supportive environment. Our specialty camps allow your child to explore specific areas of interest. Whether you have an actor, a fashionista, a dancer, a photographer, or an adventurer, Starland has a camp for you!

Specialty Camps

Theatre Camp (entering 3rd-8th grade)
Summer Theatre Camp is filled with rehearsals, theatre classes, games and workshops, along with all the friendships and traditions you expect from a great day camp. Friendships are made and continue year after year in this ensemble of talented young actors. Our passionate camp leaders bring all the fun of an intensive program while still being inclusive and accepting of beginners and veterans alike. Each session may include a field trip or a special event, along with water park fun on Fridays, with the exception of performance week. If you are looking for the North Shore’s most comprehensive and child-based performance program, look no further: Starland is your theatre destination!

2017 Session 1: June 19- July 14  (no camp on July 4th)
Price: $1225 per session
Show: OLIVER! (Pending Licensing)
Time: 9:30am – 3:30pm
Performance Dates:  TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON

2017 Session 2: July 17 - August 11
Price: $1225 per session
Show: Thoroughly Modern Millie (Pending Licensing)
Time: 9:30am – 3:30pm
Performance Dates: TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON

SENIOR CABARET (New Add-On Option for 7th and 8th Grade)
Our 7th and 8th grade campers are often ready for more; more stage time, more training, more solo work. We are happy to provide the “more” with our Senior Cabaret program. For no extra charge, 7th and 8th graders can elect to be included in Senior Cabaret. The Senior Cabaret will still audition, rehearse and perform the main show. When not rehearsing the musical, they will have rehearsals in voice, acting and stage skills leading to a Cabaret performance the final week of camp. This performance will include solo opportunities for each camper as well as group numbers. Life is a Cabaret, old chum. And we LOVE a Cabaret!

Enroll by October 15 and receive 20% savings off camp tuition.  In order to be eligible for this special savings, the camp fee includes a non-refundable and non-transferable $150 registration fee to be applied toward camp balance. Tuition noted below represents a 50% deposit due at the time of registration. Remaining balance due on May 1st.

Enroll between October 16 and December 15 and receive 10% savings off camp tuition.  In order to be eligible for this special savings, the camp fee includes a non-refundable and non-transferable $150 registration fee to be applied toward camp balance. Tuition noted below represents a 50% deposit due at the time of registration. Remaining balance due on May 1st.

Enroll between December 16 and March 15 and receive 5% savings off camp tuition.  In order to be eligible for this special savings, the camp fee includes a non-refundable and non-transferable $50 registration fee to be applied toward camp balance. Tuition noted below represents a 50% deposit due at the time of registration. Remaining balance due on May 1st.

Lunch available for purchase.

 

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Sun and Stage (2nd - 4th Grade)
  • Monday - Friday
  • Time: 9:30am – 3:30pm
  • Price: $610 per 2 week session
  • Each 2 week session includes a field trip to a water park the first week of the session

NEW FOCUS - This summer we dive into the wonderful world of Musical Theatre, celebrating the great shows of the decades. Every participant will perform in group numbers and have a choice of a solo song of their own or a duet with a friend. In addition, there will be scene studies and acting lessons, musical theater dance, and a touch of stage design. When not rehearsing, campers enjoy all the fun of a classic day camp! On any given day we may take a trip to the water park, have a water balloon game, go on a scavenger hunt, make friendship bracelets or play games together.

2017  Shows
Session 1: June 19 - June 30 (show June 29th, 2:00 PM) - The Sixties
Session 2: July 3 - July 14 No Camp July 4th (show July 13, 2:00 PM) - The Seventies
Session 3: July 17 - July 28 (show July 27th, 2:00 PM) - The Eighties and Nineties
Session 4: July 31 - August 11 (show Aug 10, 2:00 PM) The New Milennium

Enroll by October 15 and receive 20% savings off camp tuition.  In order to be eligible for this special savings, the camp fee includes a non-refundable and non-transferable $150 registration fee to be applied toward camp balance. Tuition noted below represents a 50% deposit due at the time of registration. Remaining balance due on May 1st.

Enroll between October 16 and December 15 and receive 10% savings off camp tuition.  In order to be eligible for this special savings, the camp fee includes a non-refundable and non-transferable $150 registration fee to be applied toward camp balance. Tuition noted below represents a 50% deposit due at the time of registration. Remaining balance due on May 1st.

Enroll between December 16 and March 15 and receive 5% savings off camp tuition.  In order to be eligible for this special savings, the camp fee includes a non-refundable and non-transferable $50 registration fee to be applied toward camp balance. Tuition noted below represents a 50% deposit due at the time of registration. Remaining balance due on May 1st.

Lunch available for purchase.

 

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Photo Camp (Ages 9-14)

Photo Camp takes students on an exciting adventure every day to a variety of sites and venues throughout Chicagoland. Each day we will learn various elements of photography from lighting and action shots to angles and artistry. At the end of the week, the group will gather in the computer lab to create a collage of their favorite photos and memories from the week. Capture exciting memories at Starland Photo Camp.

  • Dates
    • June 19 - June 23
    • June 26 - June 30
    • July 3 - July 7 (no camp on July 4th)
    • July 10 - July 14
    • July 17 - July 21
    • July 24 - July 28
    • July 31 - August 4
    • August 7 - August 11
  • Monday-Friday
  • 9:00am – 3:00p.m.
  • A weekly water park excursion will include free swim, splash pad and winding water slides
  • Price: $400 per week
  • Campers must use their own digital camera of any type
  • Tuition includes 2 t-shirts to be worn on field trip days

Enroll by October 15 and receive 20% savings off camp tuition.  In order to be eligible for this special savings, the camp fee includes a non-refundable and non-transferable $150 registration fee to be applied toward camp balance. Tuition noted below represents a 50% deposit due at the time of registration. Remaining balance due on May 1st.

Enroll between October 16 and December 15 and receive 10% savings off camp tuition.  In order to be eligible for this special savings, the camp fee includes a non-refundable and non-transferable $150 registration fee to be applied toward camp balance. Tuition noted below represents a 50% deposit due at the time of registration. Remaining balance due on May 1st.

Enroll between December 16 and March 15 and receive 5% savings off camp tuition.  In order to be eligible for this special savings, the camp fee includes a non-refundable and non-transferable $50 registration fee to be applied toward camp balance. Tuition noted below represents a 50% deposit due at the time of registration. Remaining balance due on May 1st.

Lunch available for purchase.

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Adventure Camp

Adventure Camp - Ages 9-14 -New for 2017!

  • 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Price: $400 per week
  • Monday through Friday
  • A weekly water park excursion will include free swim, splash pad and winding water slides
  • Tuition includes 2 camp t-shirts which must be worn on field trip days

Adventure camp is a different kind of camp. Campers go on field trips every day, making their time with friends dynamic, educational, and fun! Our summer camp is action-packed with innovative field trip adventures every day. Campers ages 9-14 enjoy a fun variety of recreational and exciting activities with friends such as bowling, skating, laser tag, movies, children's theatre, water parks, concerts, zoos, parks and playgrounds, arts & crafts, science & nature, children's museums, educational excursions and more. We intentionally create fantastic summer memories and friendships. Field trips will vary each week and are subject to change due to weather.

Campers must wear a Starland camp shirt and comfortable shoes each day.  Camp tuition includes two t-shirts.  Additional shirts are available for purchase.

Enroll by October 15 and receive 20% savings off camp tuition.  In order to be eligible for this special savings, the camp fee includes a non-refundable and non-transferable $150 registration fee to be applied toward camp balance. Tuition noted below represents a 50% deposit due at the time of registration. Remaining balance due on May 1st.

Enroll between October 16 and December 15 and receive 10% savings off camp tuition.  In order to be eligible for this special savings, the camp fee includes a non-refundable and non-transferable $150 registration fee to be applied toward camp balance. Tuition noted below represents a 50% deposit due at the time of registration. Remaining balance due on May 1st.

Enroll between December 16 and March 15 and receive 5% savings off camp tuition.  In order to be eligible for this special savings, the camp fee includes a non-refundable and non-transferable $50 registration fee to be applied toward camp balance. Tuition noted below represents a 50% deposit due at the time of registration. Remaining balance due on May 1st.

Lunch available for purchase.

 

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Fashion Design 1 (Ages 8-18)

Come explore the world of fashion camp! Fashion 1 is offered to all those interested in learning how to sew. Learn to create clothing and accessories – then show them off on our catwalk! Let us guide you through machine and hand-sewing, draping, and designing to create functional and fashionable garments. Supply your own fabric and notions to better represent your personal style! A fashion show for families will be held on Friday to showcase students’ designs. This camp starts off with all the basics and is designed for brand new fashionistas! Please note that Fashion 1 follows the same curriculum each week. Campers may vary the project designs if they choose to enroll in multiple weeks.  (Sewing machines will be used under supervision.)

  • Dates: NEW 2 week sessions for 2017!
    • Session 1: June 19 - June 30
    • Session 2: July 17 - July 28
  • Monday-Friday
  • 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
  • A weekly water park excursion will include free swim, splash pad and winding water slides
  • Price: $700 per 2 week session
  • Camp fee only covers a portion of the necessary supplies.  Campers will be given a supply list prior to the session and must provide their own materials.

Enroll by October 15 and receive 20% savings off camp tuition.  In order to be eligible for this special savings, the camp fee includes a non-refundable and non-transferable $150 registration fee to be applied toward camp balance. Tuition noted below represents a 50% deposit due at the time of registration. Remaining balance due on May 1st.

Enroll between October 16 and December 15 and receive 10% savings off camp tuition.  In order to be eligible for this special savings, the camp fee includes a non-refundable and non-transferable $150 registration fee to be applied toward camp balance. Tuition noted below represents a 50% deposit due at the time of registration. Remaining balance due on May 1st.

Enroll between December 16 and March 15 and receive 5% savings off camp tuition.  In order to be eligible for this special savings, the camp fee includes a non-refundable and non-transferable $50 registration fee to be applied toward camp balance. Tuition noted below represents a 50% deposit due at the time of registration. Remaining balance due on May 1st.

Lunch available for purchase.

 

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Fashion Design 2 (Ages 8-18)

Fashion 2 offers a more advanced curriculum for your designer. Learn advanced sewing techniques and design additional clothing and accessories. Projects are more elaborate to meet students’ abilities. A fashion show for families and friends will be held on Friday to showcase students’ designs. The week will be filled with fun and fantastic fashion projects allowing the fashionistas to find and explore their creative side. Please note that Fashion 2 follows the same curriculum each week. Campers may vary the project designs if they choose to enroll in multiple weeks.  (Sewing machines will be used under supervision.)

  • Dates: NEW 2 week sessions for 2017
    • Session 1: July 3 - July 14 (no camp July 4th)
    • Session 2: July 31 - August 11
  • Monday-Friday
  • 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
  • A weekly water park excursion will include free swim, splash pad and winding water slides
  • Price: $700 per session
  • Camp fee only covers a portion of the necessary supplies.  Campers will be given a supply list prior to the session and must provide their own materials.

Enroll by October 15 and receive 20% savings off camp tuition.  In order to be eligible for this special savings, the camp fee includes a non-refundable and non-transferable $150 registration fee to be applied toward camp balance. Tuition noted below represents a 50% deposit due at the time of registration. Remaining balance due on May 1st.

Enroll between October 16 and December 15 and receive 10% savings off camp tuition.  In order to be eligible for this special savings, the camp fee includes a non-refundable and non-transferable $150 registration fee to be applied toward camp balance. Tuition noted below represents a 50% deposit due at the time of registration. Remaining balance due on May 1st.

Enroll between December 16 and March 15 and receive 5% savings off camp tuition.  In order to be eligible for this special savings, the camp fee includes a non-refundable and non-transferable $50 registration fee to be applied toward camp balance. Tuition noted below represents a 50% deposit due at the time of registration. Remaining balance due on May 1st.

Lunch available for purchase.

 

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Dance Camp (ages 9-14)

Spend a week dancing and learning how to shine and perform proper technique in ballet, lyrical, hip hop, modern and more! No experience necessary as all styles are taught at a student’s level. Dancers should wear comfortable clothing that will allow for movement, gym shoes, and bring any additional dance shoes based on the preference of the dancer. Dance camp includes other fun summer activities including arts and crafts, outdoor water play, and a field trip each week. Join us at the end of each week for our showcase for family and friends.

  • Dates
    • June 19 - June 23
    • June 26 - June 30
    • July 3 - July 7 (no camp on July 4th)
    • July 10 - July 14
    • July 17 - July 21
    • July 24 - July 28
    • August 7 - August 11
  • Monday through Friday
  • 9:30a.m. – 3:30p.m.
  • A weekly water park excursion will include free swim, splash pad and winding water slides
  • Price: $350 per week
  • Tuition includes 1 camp t-shirt which must be worn on field trip days

Enroll by October 15 and receive 20% savings off camp tuition.  In order to be eligible for this special savings, the camp fee includes a non-refundable and non-transferable $150 registration fee to be applied toward camp balance. Tuition noted below represents a 50% deposit due at the time of registration. Remaining balance due on May 1st.

Enroll between October 16 and December 15 and receive 10% savings off camp tuition.  In order to be eligible for this special savings, the camp fee includes a non-refundable and non-transferable $150 registration fee to be applied toward camp balance. Tuition noted below represents a 50% deposit due at the time of registration. Remaining balance due on May 1st.

Enroll between December 16 and March 15 and receive 5% savings off camp tuition.  In order to be eligible for this special savings, the camp fee includes a non-refundable and non-transferable $50 registration fee to be applied toward camp balance. Tuition noted below represents a 50% deposit due at the time of registration. Remaining balance due on May 1st.

Lunch available for purchase.

 

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Princess Ballet Camp (ages 2.5 - 3.5)

Calling all Princess Ballerinas! This summer we are offering an exciting class/camp for our tiny dancers. Once a week we will meet for two hours where we will get to explore different activities . The students will still get the traditional Princess Ballet class but they will also get to do a princess craft, hear a princess story & then act it out as well! We will have a 10 minute snack / water break to be certain that everyone has plenty of energy for all of the fun. This is also a drop off class/camp! Dancers do not need to be potty trained. We just ask that you come back if there is a need for a diaper change.

  • Gaining independence from parents and caregivers
  • Learning to follow directions
  • Cooperation and participation
  • Introduction of classical ballet technique
  • Creative expression and creative movement

9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Price $365
Wednesday mornings June 21 - August 9

Enroll by October 15 and receive 20% savings off camp tuition.  In order to be eligible for this special savings, the camp fee includes a non-refundable and non-transferable $150 registration fee to be applied toward camp balance. Tuition noted below represents a 50% deposit due at the time of registration. Remaining balance due on May 1st.

Enroll between October 16 and December 15 and receive 10% savings off camp tuition.  In order to be eligible for this special savings, the camp fee includes a non-refundable and non-transferable $150 registration fee to be applied toward camp balance. Tuition noted below represents a 50% deposit due at the time of registration. Remaining balance due on May 1st.

Enroll between December 16 and March 15 and receive 5% savings off camp tuition.  In order to be eligible for this special savings, the camp fee includes a non-refundable and non-transferable $50 registration fee to be applied toward camp balance. Tuition noted below represents a 50% deposit due at the time of registration. Remaining balance due on May 1st.

 

 

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Extend the Day: Before & After Care for Summer Camp

 

Before Care for Summer Camp (ages 3 years - 8th Grade)
  • Monday - Friday
  • Time: 7:30am until camp starts
  • Price: $60 per week
  • Dates: see schedule below

Before Care is Starland’s early morning child care program serving campers ages 3 through 8th grade. Drop off any time after 7:30am and we will make sure your child is escorted to their camp program at the start of their camp day. Before Care is a fun, well-supervised start to your child's camp day! Note: Each child attending the before care program must be enrolled. Starland will not issue refunds for absences or pro-rate based on arrival time.

After Care for Summer Camp (ages Kindergarten - 8th Grade)
  • Monday - Friday
  • Time: After camp ends until 6:00pm (Monday - Thursday) and 5:00pm on Fridays
  • Price: $75 per week
  • Dates: see schedule below

After Care is Starland’s after camp child care program serving campers entering Kindergarten through 8th grade. We will make sure your child is escorted from their camp program at the end of their camp day. Pick up any time before 6:00 pm (Monday-Thursday) and by 5:00pm on Fridays. After Care is a fun, well-supervised end to your child's camp day! Note: Each child attending the after care program must be enrolled. Starland will not issue refunds for absences or pro-rate based on pick up time.

No early registration savings. Tuition noted below represents a 50% deposit due at the time of registration. Remaining balance due on May 1st.

 

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Before/After Camp Care

Need Flexibility? Extend the camp day. Please call Starland at (847) 914-9100 to register. Before camp care is available from
7:30-9:30 a.m. After camp care is available until 6:00 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 5:00 p.m. on Fridays.

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