Youth & Teen

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!



*In the case of program cancellation, registered participants will be provided a full refund & will be contacted by phone and/or email. For additional questions, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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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.

K-5th grades

** Early Dismissal fees vary.


Bradley Handbook

LeVasseur-Liberty Handbook

Shepard-Shabbona Handbook 

  • Registration for the 2022-2023 school year is open now.
  • Registration for the program MUST be done in person at any Park District facility during their business hours (No phone registrations). Registration paperwork can be found in the back of the parent manual for those looking to fill it out in advance.
  • All past balences and registration fees are due at the time of registration.
  • All paperwork MUST be completed at the time of registration. 
  • There is no minimum number of days to attend the program.
  • This year participants will need to register by 5pm on Fridays for the days they will attend the program the following week or parents can purchase a Punch Pass. 
  • We are no longer able to complete daily billing for before and after school programs. Parents can purchase a punch pass or pre-register the Friday before the week they attend.


  • Registration Fee: $20 (first child)
    • $15 (2nd child)
    • $10 (3rd child)
    • $0 (4th or more)
  • Before School Fee: $6/day/child
  • After School Fee: $12/day/child
    • Early dismissals are additional (these fees can be found in our Parent Handbooks that are under the Youth/Teen section of the website)
  • 20 day punch passes (there are no refunds on unused days)
    • Before School Punch Pass: $160
    • After School Punch Pass: $300
    • Siblings can share a punch pass (it will just be depleted quicker)

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. 

Program Fees:

Resident: $33/day/child
Non-Resident: $37/day/child


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. We aim to have kids interact, learn and grow from these engaging hands-on experiences.

Summer 2023 Camp Registrations begin Monday, April 10, 2023. Please visit one of our BTPD facilities to complete the initial registration. A registration packet and a fee of $20 are due at the time of registration.

BTPD Day Camp runs 10 weeks, from June 5 through August 11, from 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.  BTPD summer camp is for children 5 - 11 years old. Five year olds must be entering First Grade to enroll in Summer Camp. Five year olds entering Kindergarten are eligible for Preschool camp held at the Recreation Station, 770 E. Franklin Street, Bradley.

Weekly Rate Fee is $135.00 for residents/$150.00 for non-residents.

To guarantee your spot, you must register and pay the $20 non-refundable registration fee per camper in person. The 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 weeks your camper(s) will attend camp. You must pre-register for the weeks your camper(s) attend camp Friday by noon the week prior. 

Camp early drop-off from 6:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. at the Exploration Station on Perry Farm Park. From 4:00 - 6:00 p.m., camp 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. 



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1. Will you be taking field trips this year?

Answer: Yes! Baseball games, zoo, swimming 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.

2. Can I register online?

Answer: The initial registration has to be done in person, as the required paperwork is due at the time of registration. After the initial registration, you can register your child for the weeks they will be at camp online or in-person at any of our facilities.

3. When can I enroll my child for the weeks 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.

4. Is there a discount for registering for the whole summer?

Answer: Unfortunately, registration for the whole summer is not discounted.

5. Will you provide transportation if my child attends summer school?

Answer: No, we do not have this service available for 2023.

6. If I register my child for camp and they are sick, will I be refunded for that week?

Answer: In the event that your child is sick, we will issue a household credit. However, we may request a doctor's note to issue the credit.

7. When does my child have to be registered?

Answer: Enrollment ends at noon on Fridays for the following week. We staff our summer camp according to our attendance numbers. If your child is registered by the noon deadline on Fridays, we can guarantee a space for your child. After the deadline, a late fee of $15 per child will be applied.

8. When will camp end?

Answer: Camp runs through August 11, 2023.