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A summer camp for everyone at Clarendon Hills Park District

CLARENDON HILLS – This summer, Clarendon Hills Park District campers have explored the both the jungle and the ocean floor; and on July 10, these world travelers topped the charts during "I'm a rock star" day.

Since June 16, the park district's camp imagination has shown kindergartners through fifth graders what it's like to venture to space and be a superhero, helping children realize that their imagination has no limits, according to Recreation Marketing Supervisor Darcy Gans.

Campers also complete fun and enriching activities based on the different themes, which have helped the children hone skills and expand their imagination and creativity.

Camp imagination runs Monday through Thursday until July 24.

Upcoming park district summer events:

Young Rembrandts camp
When: Aug. 13 to Aug. 15
Where: Clarendon Hills Park District
Cost: $45.00 resident fee, $54.00 non-resident
Details: For children ages 7 to 12, the program teaches the basic concepts of drawing and students will complete animals, action, still-life, landscape, and cartoon drawings.

Extreme Volleyball Professionals Camp
When: July 28 to July 31
Where: Lions Pool sand volleyball court
Cost: $54.00 resident fee, $68.00 non-resident
Details: This camp is for children in kindergarten through third grade and focuses on introducing the pass, set and spike using a very light volleyball on a sand court.

LOL Improv Camp
When: Aug. 6 and Aug. 13
Where: Clarendon Hills Middle School cafeteria
Cost: $40.00 resident fee, $50.00 non-resident
Details: For children ages 9 to 13, this two-day camp is a chance to create characters and invent scenes, while learning valuable skills such as creative thinking and problem solving.

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