2011 News Articles
Fun is the No. 1 destination at Benedictine’s Summer Fun Day Camp

Fun is the No. 1 destination at Benedictine’s Summer Fun Day Camp 
April 5, 2011

Phil Brozynski
(630) 829-6094
pbrozynski@ben.edu

summer fun day campLisle, Illinois ~ Soccer, relay races, sand volleyball, tug-o-war, fishing, computers, movies, reading, arts and crafts, and academic-based activities supervised by state board-certified teachers – fun is the No. 1 destination at Benedictine University's Summer Fun Day Camp.

Boys and girls ages 5-13 are invited to spend a fun-filled summer at Benedictine University's Summer Fun Day Camp 2011 beginning with the first of nine weekly sessions on Monday, June 13. Registration is now available online.

The camp is sponsored and operated by the University and its staff and students serve as camp directors and counselors. The camp strives to maintain a 10:1 camper-to-staff ratio. Lunch is provided each day and campers can bring a snack to enjoy during the morning.

The camp runs Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. The cost is $185 per week ($148 for July 6-9) and there is a $10 per session discount for a second child. Sessions are June 13-17, June 20-24, June 27-July 1, July 5-8 (no camp July 4), July 11-15, July 18-22, July 25-29, August 1-5 and August 8-12.

For more information, go to http://www.ben.edu/community/camps/summerfun/index.cfm or call (630) 829-6088.      

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Benedictine University is an independent Roman Catholic institution located in Lisle, Illinois just 25 miles west of Chicago. Founded in 1887, Benedictine provides 53 undergraduate majors, 13 graduate and four doctorate programs. Benedictine University is ranked as a Top School in the Midwest (11th in Illinois) for Master's Universities, 12th in the Midwest (and sixth in Illinois) for Racial Diversity, and eighth in Illinois for Freshmen Retention for 2011 by U.S. News & World Report.