We hosts 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 teen? 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, Bradley and St. George 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.
** Early Dismissal fees vary.
Update: Registration for the 2021-2022 school year will begin July 26th 2021
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.
Frequently asked Questions about Summer Camp:
1. Will campers be required to wear a face mask?
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 face masks will be required.
2. Will you be taking field trips this year?
Answer: Yes and they are being scheduled for July and early August!
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: Camp registration is now open! 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.
7. Will you provide transportation if my child attends summer school?
Answer: Yes we will provide summer school transport for our campers. Please be sure to get a schedule and mark it on the registration form. There is a $5/day/child fee associated with transportation. This fee needs to be checked when enrolling for the days they will attend camp and summer school. For assistance registereing please stop in to one of the BTPD offices during normal business hours.
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 by?
Answer: Registration ends at 12pm on Fridays for the following week. We staff our summer camp according to our attendance numbers. If your child is not registered by the 12pm 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 13, 2021.