Awesome Adventure Camp

Thanks for a great summer!

Kids will have a blast this summer with sports, crafts, games, and park visits. Safety is our top priority and all applicable COVID protocol will be implemented. You want the best for your child and our goal is to provide a summer filled with memories that last a lifetime! Awesome Adventure Camp takes place at Simkus Recreation Center and is for kids entering Kindergarten through 6th grade.


Register online, in-person at Simkus Recreation Center, by mailing a registration packet to 849 W. Lies Road, Carol Stream, 60188, or by emailing a registration packet to info@csparks.org.

A registration packet with an automatic payment request form is required for all enrollments.


Program Schedule

Before Camp 7:00-9:00am
Summer Camp 9 am-4 pm
After Camp 4-6:30 pm

Weekly registration is offered so you can sign up for exactly what you need. Drop your kids off before work during our convenient Before Camp hours. Extend the day with After Camp, which also includes a snack to tide kids over until dinner.

The estimated camp dates are May 27-August 13. However, camp begins the first weekday after CCSD93 schools are out and ends the day before school resumes. Discounts are not offered for absences of any sort.

Payment Information

Early Bird After 4/30 Early Bird After 4/30 Early Bird After 4/30
Summer Camp $56R / $64NR $60R / $68NR $112R / $128NR $120R / $136NR $140R / $160NR $150R / $170NR
Before Camp $11R / $13NR $13R / $15NR $23R / $27NR $27R / $31NR $28R / $33NR $33R / $38NR
After Camp $14R / $16NR $16R / $18NR $28R / $32NR $32R / $36NR $35R / $40NR $40R / $45NR

With our affordable payment plan, only pay for your first week at registration and all remaining weeks are drafted ten days prior to each attendance week. Fees can also be paid in full at the time of registration.

Scheduled payment amounts and dates are listed on your receipt. Completion of an Automatic Payment Request Form is required with registration.

Week 1 (5/27-5/28) and week 2 (6/1-6/4) are discounted due to being short attendance weeks.

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Additional Information

2021 Updates

  • Daily flex passes are not available at this point due to COVID guidelines.
  • Hot lunch is not offered this year.


By registering, participants agree to abide by all Carol Stream Park District rules and policies while in summer camp. Participants not following our code of conduct may be immediately and permanently suspended.


Our goal is to accommodate as many families as possible. Due to the current pandemic, space in the Awesome Adventure Camp program is limited. The Carol Stream Park District reserves the right to adjust minimums, maximums, and locations based on the availability of space, staff, and enrollment in order to maintain the safety, structure, and integrity of the program as a whole. Maximum enrollment may be updated at any time, without notice.

Childcare Expense Statements

Reprinted receipts and Flexible Spending Reports (including all potential childcare expenses within a give time frame) are available for your records. The Carol Stream Park District is not responsible or liable for determining childcare expenses. Tax statements are automatically emailed to households with email addresses on file and mailed to all other homes by the end of January each year.


  • Registration runs on a weekly basis.
  • Registration is required by Tuesday for the following week so proper plans can be made in advance for staff and the home base groups.

District 93, District 25 and Pleasant Hill Registration Discounts

Children currently enrolled in District 93, District 25, and Pleasant Hill schools who do not live in Carol Stream are eligible for registration discounts. The first week of registration must be paid at the non-resident rate. All remaining weeks may be charged at the resident rate. In order to receive this discount, a current report card must be shown at the time of registration. Discount is only applicable on weekly registrations.

Emergency Contact & Release

  • Only authorized individuals listed on the Emergency Contact and Release Form are permitted to sign your child out. You are responsible for providing staff with any changes to the individuals who are authorized to pick up your child.
  • Only the custodial parent(s) or guardian(s) may approve additions or changes to the Authorized Pick-up List.
  • All participants should have at least one emergency contact who lives within a five-mile radius of the program location.
  • Parents/Guardians are also responsible for informing staff of any changes to primary custody, restraining orders, or any other situations or changes that may affect the participant.


  • In order to maintain enrollment, payments must be made in full and on time.
  • Outstanding fees due to the Carol Stream Park District must be paid prior to registering.
  • Participants not remaining in good standing may be restricted from enrolling and is required to pay fees at the time of registration.
  • Payments cannot be made with camp staff.
  • Partial payments are not accepted. All balances must be paid in full and on time in order to continue participation.

Automatic Payment

  • Automatic Payment can be set up at any time.
  • Complete an Automatic Payment Form and your payments are automatically debited from your credit card or checking account on the corresponding Automatic Payment Draft Dates.
  • Payments that are not successfully processed through Automatic Payment must be cleared up by the Tuesday prior to the camp session.
  • If payment is not received by Tuesday the week prior to the camp session, you are withdrawn from all future sessions until payment and updated account information is received.
  • Payments that are returned with insufficient funds are charged a $20 fee and may result in the forfeiture of this payment option.


Registration is accepted in three ways:

  • Pay and register for all sessions at the time of registration.
  • Register for sessions upfront and pay later with Automatic Payment Form (EFT through credit card or checking account).
  • Pay for some sessions at the time of registration and enroll in Automatic Payment for weeks that are not yet due.
  • Note, online registrations require immediate payment and are not eligible for Automatic Payment.

Registration Packet

All registrations must be accompanied by a completed Registration Packet which includes:

  • Registration Form
  • Participant Information Form
  • Authorized Contact and Release Form
  • Payment Authorization Form
  • Movie Permission Form

Special Needs

If your child has any special medical, physical, psychological, emotional needs, or receives any special services from CCSD93, list them in detail on your registration material. Lack of information may adversely affect the Carol Stream Park District’s ability to accommodate the needs of your child and may necessitate that participant’s removal from the program. The Carol Stream Park District is not responsible for any injuries, complications, damages, or losses due to withheld information. All participants must be toilet-trained and are responsible for all of their own toileting needs (i.e., fastening their own clothing). Special needs support (WDSRA), requires a minimum 2-week notice prior to the participant’s start date.


  • Withdrawals must be made via email or phone.
  • Email or call in cancellations to your child(ren)’s registrations no later than the Tuesday prior to the start of the camp week.
  • We request as much notice of withdrawals as possible, as we purchase supplies and schedule staff in advance.
  • Refunds or credits for weekly registrations are provided if the withdrawal is requested before the Tuesday prior to the requested camp week.
  • Discounts, credits, and refunds are not granted due to absences of any sort, including illness.
  • The service fee is applied for refunds; see full refund policy

Our Sponsors

“My boys had an excellent time in Summer Camp. They were kept busy and always had good stories to tell us around the dinner table.”

— Camp Parent

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