We host a variety of programs to enrich the lives of our community’s youth and teens. Whether they are into art, cooking, games, or learning a new skill, we strive to offer something for everyone. Programs change seasonally so always come back to see what we have going on! Check out our online registration page or our program guide to see all we have planned this season.
Interested in Athletics for youth and teens? Don’t worry, we have you covered. Check out our Athletics, Health & Fitness page for more information!
Before & After School programs are designed to give students from Bourbonnais, and Bradley and Schools a place to go before and after school. Children will experience supervised activities, free play, crafts, homework time & assistance, and a snack. Transportation to and from the child's school is provided. There will be no registrations taken at the door. Want more information? Check out the handbooks for more details!
*Important Update: Before & After School program is not available at St. George School for 2022-2023 school year.
Bussing is not avaiable at this time for St. George School District. We apologize for the inconvience.
** Early Dismissal fees vary.
Update: Registration for the 2022-2023 school year will begin July 25th 2022!
Are the kids out of school but you can't take the time off work? This program is designed to provide an activity filled day while the kids are out of school. They will enjoy many activities including games, crafts, free play, field trips, and movies in a safe and friendly environment. This program is separate from Before and After School, so please be sure to register separately.
Children must be signed in and out by a parent or guardian. LUNCH IS NOT PROVIDED, so please send your child with a sack lunch! Due to staff availability you must be registered the day before in order to attend the program. Children cannot be dropped off the morning of, there are no exceptions.
School Break Day program starts at 7:30 a.m. and ends at 5:00 p.m.
Give your child a memorable summer by enrolling them in BTPD Summer Camp! Daily activities and field trips will be planned by caring and experienced staff. Campers will develop skills and knowledge in leisure activities including sports, arts & crafts, games and nature. They will develop social skills and assist in the development of a positive self-image. The overall goal is to have kids interact, learn and grow from these engaging hands on experiences.
Summer 2022 Camp Registrations begin Monday, April 4, 2022. Please visit one of our BTPD facilities to complete the initial registration. A registration packet and fee of $20 is due at the time of registration.
BTPD Day Camp runs 10 weeks, from June 6 through August 12 from 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. BTPD sumemr camp is for children 5- 11 years old. 5 year olds must be entering 1st grade to enroll in the BTPD Summer Camp. 5 year olds entering Kindergarten are eligible for Preschool camp held at the Recreation Station at 770 E Franklin Streent in Bradley.
Fee is for residents $40.00 / $44.00 for non-residents per day or $120.00 for residents/$135.00 for non-residents weekly. Additional fees for field trip, special guests/ inflatables may apply.
To guarantee your spot in the summer camp, you must register and pay the $20.00 Non-refundable registration fee per camper in person. A camp T-shirt fee is included in the registration fee. Once registered, you can log into your online account or register at one of the BTPD facilities and select the days your camper(s) will attend camp. You must pre-register for the days your camper(s) attend camp Friday by noon the week prior.
Camp drop off from 6:00 a.m.-8:00 a.m. is at the Exploration Station... a children's museum on Perry Farm Park. From 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m., camp drop off and pick up is at the Perry Farm Park Pavilion. In the event of rain, camp pick up may be at the Bradley West gym or Recreation Station. Parents will be notified of any changes in pick up locations with the Camp Remind App.
Frequently asked Questions about Summer Camp:
1. Will campers be required to wear a facemask?
Answer: With summer camp being held outdoors where we are able to social distance better, face masks will not be required. However, when we are indoors facemasks will be required at locations that require them. At this time, mask wearing is optional at all BTPD facilities and field trips.
2. Will you be taking field trips this year?
Answer: Yes! Baseball games, planetarium, zoo and more are planned for the summer. Camp T-shirts are required to be worn for all field trips. Camp shirts will be given out to campers on their first week of camp.
3. Will my child have to attend a minimum of 3 days a week?
Answer: No minimum number of days is required. Children can attend from 1-5 days a week.
4. Can I register online?
Answer: Unfortunately, the initial registration has to be done in person, as there is required paperwork that is due at the time of registration. After the initial registration, you will be able to register your child for the days they will be at camp online.
5. When can I register my child for the days they will be attending camp?
Answer: Registration for camp ends at noon the Friday before the week they attend. Due to staff ratios, we must have campers registered in advance.
6. Is there is a discount for registering for the whole summer?
Answer: No, unfortunately there is no discount when registering for the whole summer this summer but we are looking into options for 2023!
7. Will you provide transportation if my child attends summer school?
Answer: No, we do not have this service available for 2022.
8. If I register my child for camp and they are sick, will I be refunded for that day?
Answer: In the event that your child is sick, we will issue a household credit. However, we may ask for a Dr. note to issue the credit.
9. When does my child have to be registered?
Answer: Registration ends at 12:00 p.m. on Fridays for the following week. We staff our summer camp according to our attendance numbers. If your child is not registered by the 12:00 p.m. deadline on Fridays, we can’t guarantee there will be a space for your child. There will also be a late registration fee of $15 per child. This applies whether you register for 1-5 days during the week.
10. When will camp end?
Answer: Camp runs through August 12, 2022.