Get more out of your child’s summer camp and grab a spot in BenU’s program

May 25, 2012

Lisle, Illinois~ Wondering how you’re going to keep your children occupied this summer? Looking for a program where they can not only have a good time, but also brush up on reading and math skills?

Look no further than Benedictine University’s “Summer Fun Day Camp.” Registration is still open for boys and girls ages 5-13. The camp begins Monday, June 11.

Campers can choose from a variety of activities each day such as soccer, relay races, sand volleyball, fishing, water activities, arts and crafts and more. And two times per week, students can attend an hour-long session of grade-appropriate math and reading to refresh their skills.

The camp is operated by University staff and Benedictine students who serve as counselors, allowing for a 10:1 camper-to-staff ratio. Lunch is provided each day.

The camp runs from 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The cost is $185 per week ($148 for July 2-6) and there is a $10 per session discount for a second child. Sessions are June 11-15, June 18-22, June 25-29, July 2-6 (no camp July 4), July 9-13, July 16-20, July 23-27, July 30-August 3 and August 6-10.

Parents who do not want to enroll their children in a full week of camp also have the option of signing up for three or four days per week.

To register visit For more information, call (630) 829-6019.

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Benedictine University is located in Lisle, Illinois, just 25 miles west of Chicago, and has branch campuses in Springfield, Illinois, and Mesa, Arizona. Founded as a Catholic university in 1887, Benedictine enrolls nearly 10,000 students in 56 undergraduate and 19 graduate programs. Forbes magazine named Benedictine among "America's Top Colleges" for the sixth consecutive year in 2016. A 2016 PayScale Inc. report ranked BenU one of the top 10 colleges in Illinois for return on investment and in the top 20 percent nationally. Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission ( For more information, contact (630) 829-6300, or visit

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