Registration for Summer Fun Day Camp 2017 will begin April 1,2017.

Session # Session Dates Deadline     Spots available
Session 1 Tuesday, May 30th - Friday, June 2nd
(No camp Monday, May 29th)
May 15th                    0
Session 2 Monday, June 5th - Friday, June 9th May 22nd                     0
*Session 3 Monday, June 12th - Friday, June 16th      
      (Thursday June 15th Lisle Lanes cost $15)
full capacity                  0
*Session 4 Monday, June 19th - Friday, June 23rd  
 (Thursday June 22nd Blackberry Farm cost $14)
June 5th                        0
*Session 5 Monday, June 26th - Friday, June 30th    
(Thursday June 29th JJC Planetarium cost $7)
June 12th                      0
Session 6 Wednesday, July 5th - Friday, July 7th
(No camp Monday, July 3rd or Tuesday, July 4th)
June 19th                      0
*Session 7 Monday, July 10th - Friday, July 14th            
(Thursday July 13th Sci Tech cost $17)
June 26th                       0
*Session 8 Monday, July 17th - Friday, July 21st          
(Thursday July 20th Kidz Kabaret cost $17)
full capacity                     0
*Session 9 Monday, July 24th - Friday, July 28th          
(Thursday July 27th Brunswick Zone cost $20)
full capacity                     0
Session 10 Monday, July 31st - Friday, August 4th full capacity                     0
Session 11 Monday, August 7th - Friday, August 11th full capacity                     0

Camp General Information

Campers entering Kindergarten through 6th grade are invited to spend a fun-filled summer with us at Benedictine University in Lisle, Illinois! 

Ourprogram promotes healthy living and self-esteem by engaging campers ages 5-11 in 

academic activities and safe outdoor learning experiences, (e.g.organized soccer with Soccer Shots, recreational basketball, traditional and new camp games, water activities-no swimming), indoor activities (crafts, games, movies, fun academic activities), and university activities (Nature Museum, Jr. Police Academy). Each day we offer campers a fun academic activity created by college students pursuing to be Illinois licensed teacher (we do not offer individualized tutoring).

Regular camp hours are 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Monday-Friday, with the exception of holidays.

Age eligibility

Children ages 5-11 who are enrolled in Kindergarten through 6th grade for the 2017-2018 school year are eligible to register for Summer Fun Day Camp. *Note: groups will be formed based on enrollment. The classroom group names are listed below:

  • Owls
  • Penguins
  • Ducks
  • Falcons
  • Hawks
  • Eagles

On April 1st, registration will begin on this website and will be open until each registration deadline or until capacity has been met for each session. Register on April 1, 2017 and receive a free additional camp T-shirt! Upon completing registration, the parent/guardian agrees to all terms and conditions listed on this page.

Payment is due in full at the time of registration for each session you are registering for. We no longer accept deposits or payments at the start of a session. The registration deadline is 2 weeks prior to the Monday start of a session or until capacity has been met for each session.

Receipts will be issued at the end of Summer Fun Day Camp 2017 no later than Friday August 18,2017.

Field Trips
This year we will offer optional,local-off campus field-trips on Thursdays' at an additional charge (see chart above).
Campers may attend the field trip for the sessions they are already register for, campers who receive a behavioral incident report the week of the field trip (Monday through Thursday) will be disqualified from attending the field trip non-refundable payment.

Deadlines for field trips are on the Monday of the week before actual date of the fieldtrip , any parent/guardian registering a child after deadline date will be subject to a $5.00 late surcharge fee.

Hours of Operation

Regular camp hours are 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, with the exception of camp closure on Memorial Day (Monday, May 29) and two days for Independence Day (Monday, July 3 and Tuesday, July 4). Full session price is charged regardless of how long a camper attends each day.

Drop off hours are 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Camp organized activities run from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Pick up hours are 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Campers should be dropped off no later than 9:00 a.m. and picked up no later than 6:00 p.m. If a child will be dropped off late (after 9:00 a.m.) or will be picked up early (before 4:00 p.m.), the parent/guardian is required to call the camp phone and speak with the Camp Director or Assistant Director to coordinate late drop off or early pick up. Parents/Guardians will be charged $1 per minute per child for any late pick-ups after 6:00 p.m.

Regular Rates

We offer a flexible 3, 4, or 5 day/week registration. We do not offer 1 or 2 day/week attendance. Discounted rates are offered if you register for 11, 10, 9, or 8 full weeks (5 days) of camp (see Discounted Rates below).

2017 Regular RatesCost$10 discount per week
for 2nd/3rd child
5 days/week        $200         $190
4 days/week$170$160
3 days/week$140$130

Prices are subject to change. Summer Fun Day Camp qualifies for a U.S. Income Tax childcare deduction.

Refund Policy (Regular Rates Only)

For regular rates only, a full refund minus a $20 administrative fee per session per child will be honored if requests are made online before the registration deadline for each session (see registration deadline chart above). After a registration deadline, a 50% refund minus a $20 administrative fee per session per child will be honored if requests are made online up until the Friday prior to the session start. No refunds will be given the weekend before, the day of, or after a session starts. Refunds are not offered on discounted rates. Refunds will not be given if a child is dismissed from camp for behavioral misconduct.

Discounted Rates*
  • Register for 11 full weeks of camp by May 15th and receive 20% OFF
    Regular Rate: $2,110 Discounted Rate: $1,688 Additional child discount: $1,578

  • Register for 10 full weeks of camp by May 15th and receive 15% OFF
    Regular Rate: $1,910 Discounted Rate: $1,623.50 Additional child discount: $1,523.50

  • Register for 9 full weeks of camp by May 15th and receive 10% OFF
    Regular: $1,710 Discounted Rate: $1,539 Additional child discount: $1,449

  • Register for 8 full weeks of camp by May 15th and receive 5% OFF
    Regular: $1,510 Discounted Rate: $1,434.50 Additional child discount: $1,354.50
   * Must be registered and paid in full by May 15th (2 weeks before camp begins) for discounted rates to apply
    * Discounted rates were calculated at the regular weekly rate and then discounted
     (minus non-attendance days, Memorial Day and two days off Independence Day when camp is closed)
    *No refunds will be given on discounted rates

Form Submission
These forms must be completed brought to open house on or before May 25, 2017  per child  to avoid a $15.00 late submission fee , this ensures each child's safety by identifying their needs prior to camp arrival .
The forms may be mailed to Summer Fun Day Camp office at Benedictine University 5700 College Rd. Building Goodwin Room 345, Lisle IL 60532. The forms may also be scanned and emailed to the Camp Director SummerFunDayCamp@ben.edu  with Subject Line: SFDC Forms, by May 25, 2017. 

Please download, read and complete the Camp Contact, Medical Information, Pick Up/Drop Off, and Behavior /Discipline Contract ,Media Consent Forms for each child. 

Your child (ren) will not be allowed in Summer Fun Day Camp unless our records indicate that the forms have been properly completed and signed.

Parent Notification

Summer Fun Day Camp provides parent notification with a written description of the situations when they will be notified of an illness, behavioral or injury of their camper with a signed report of the given situation and a phone call conversation when deemed necessary, such event that does not require immediate parent notification will be discussed at the end of camp day with parent (i.e. minor illness, behavioral or  injury incident  that is non-life threatening ; a camper needs band-aid application, camper has a tummy ache and then states they feel better, and or camper  does not follow a rule  then makes a correction.)

Camp T-shirt & Gym shoes

For protection and easy identification, campers are REQUIRED to wear gym shoes and their official camp T-shirt every day. Extra T-shirts can be purchased for $10 each. Please dress your child appropriately for the weather.

Snack & Lunch

Campers should bring a nut-free snack and full water bottle each day to camp. Lunch is provided each day in Benedictine University's cafeteria. Campers are encouraged to select 2 healthy food choices (e.g. sandwich or steamed vegetables) prior to eating dessert. Beverage choices include a variety of juices, milk, and water.


Campers should bring a backpack with a nut-free snack and full water bottle each day. All items should be labeled in permanent marker with your child's full name and carried in a small tote bag/backpack, also labeled in permanent marker with your child's full name.

It is not necessary for a camper to bring any other items to camp. Other personal items brought for open recreation use (books, balls, gloves, etc.) are permitted, but these items will only be allowed during open recreation times and must be stored in their backpack otherwise. All items should be marked with the camper's full name. Small items such as playing cards, bouncy balls, etc. are not encouraged, as they are easily lost. Campers are responsible for their own items.

Electronic devices such as cameras, iPods, or video game players are not allowed at camp. Any items which the Camp Director deems to be potentially dangerous, harmful or problematic are not allowed.

Auxiliary Enterprises
Goodwin Hall - 3rd Floor
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Laura Arredondo
(630) 829-6019