Day Camp

Sunny Meadows:

For children entering grades 1-3 in fall

Arlington Adventure:

For children entering grades 4-6 in fall

Parent Resources

Parent Meeting: 

Wednesday, May 17 from 7-8pm at Frontier Park. Camp staff will review the camp daily routine and activities.

How can I register? 

**Please note:  Registration for each camp session closes the Thursday before the start of the session.

Payment Options:

  1. Pay in Full – enroll online of in-person for the session(s) and option(s) and pay in full.
  2. Payment Plan – Not available online. Enroll in-person at any Community Center or the Administration Center.   Payment plans are only available until May 1; after May 1 all camp registration must be paid in full.
Payment Plan Details:
  • Payment for first session is due in full, including extended care options.
  • For each additional camp session an initial payment of $50/main camp + $25/extended camp is due to reserve a spot.
  • A $10 payment plan convenience fee charge will be added to each session that is not paid in full at the time of registration.
  • Swim and Tennis Lessons must be paid in full at the time of registration for all sessions.
  • Camp balance due will be auto-charged on May 1 via saved credit or debit card.

Fill out the registration forms that correspond with the camp you want.

Registration Forms

Pioneer Sunny Meadows - only 3 days M/W/F

Pioneer Arlington Adventure - only 3 days M/W/F

Heritage Sunny Meadows

Heritage Arlington Adventure

Frontier Sunny Meadows

Frontier Arlington Adventure

Camelot Sunny Meadows

Camelot Arlington Adventure

Camp Supplemental Form - Required for each camper

Take note:

  • Waiting lists will be taken for those sessions that fill. You are not charged to sit on camp waitlists.
  • Camp meets Monday through Friday, 9 am-3 pm at Frontier and Heritage Parks. Also, there is a three day a week camp that meets Monday, Wednesday and Friday at Pioneer Park. Extended hours are available for all camps from 7-9 am and 3-6 pm. A minimum of 10 campers per site is needed to run extended care. An additional fee will be charged.
  • Session FIVE will be held at Pioneer Park only and will meet Monday-Friday.
  • Included in this year's fee is one camp shirt.
  • The Park District provides only ONE shirt, no matter how many sessions you register for. If you'd like to purchase additional shirts, the cost is $6 per shirt.
  • Swim lessons will be offered at Frontier and Heritage Park for an additional fee. All participants will have daily free swim. 

Camp Includes

  • Arts and crafts, outdoor sports and games, dramatics, songs, nature lore, daily swim (except on field trip days) special events, plus a field trip and guest speaker every two weeks.
  • Lunch is provided on Fridays. Parents need to provide a lunch for their child all every other day. A drink will be available for lunch each day of camp.
  • Activities vary each session so campers can sign up for more than one session without repetition. Separate activities have been planned for both age groups. More emphasis is placed on sports in Arlington Adventure.


We use 1-10 ratio of counselors to campers. Our counselors are primarily college students with many years of day camp experience.

Swim Lessons

Take swim lessons during day camp. These lessons will be available to any Sunny Meadows or Arlington Adventure camper. You must sign up for swim lessons each session that you are interested in participating. Swim lessons are not available at Pioneer Park, due to the fact that camp only meets three days a week and field trips are held on Wednesdays. Lessons at Frontier and Heritage Park will be held on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays for 40 minutes and taught by the Aquatic Department Staff. 

Refund Policy

Refunds are given for a variety of reasons. View the Refund Policy. These are pro-rated based on the date the request is received. No refunds will be given after the session ends. Refunds are not given for vacation or individual days missed.

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