Summer 2022
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Here for Summer. Home for Life.

For 100 years, Camp Chi has transformed children’s summers. We unplug campers from their daily lives and connect them to life-changing moments.

And, long after the last s’more has been made, the best of Camp Chi stays with you. Friendships last forever, summer memories become lifelong stories and values learned become part of who you are.


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New for Summer 2022!

The Outpost Village

The Outpost Village is an outdoor adventure specialty camp at Camp Chi. Whether forging trails, foraging for plants, or forming connections to the outdoors, the natural world is at the forefront of The Outpost Village.

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Continue The Centennial Celebration!

The 100th summer is in the record books, but we’re still celebrating! Join us for a Centennial event or give back to the place you call home and make an impact on the next 100 years of camp!

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Join Us for Hot Cocoa & a Campfire

Monday, November 29  |  6-8pm
Celebrate the Festival of Lights with us at Bernard Weinger JCC in Northbrook. This FREE event will include music, hot chocolate, cookie decorating, dreidel competitions, candle lighting and of course, a camp-style bonfire.

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Camp Isn’t Just for Summer

Winter Camp | Dec. 26-29
3rd-10th graders can spend their winter break up at Chi and enjoy an awesome line-up of camp-style activities including art, sports, cooking, bonfires and more.

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Ring in 2022 with Camp Chi

New Year’s Adult & Family Camp | Dec. 30- Jan. 2
Enjoy a stress-free getaway combining Camp Chi fun with the festivities of New Year’s Eve. Whether you’re coming with your family or it’s just adults, we’ve got something for everyone!

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Award Winning

Best Overnight Camp!

For the 7th year in a row, Camp Chi was named Best Overnight Camp in Better Magazine’s Best of Awards! #campchiproud

Meet Camp Chi

Summer Sessions

Spend anywhere from 4 days to 8 weeks at camp or head out on an adventure to the Pacific Northwest.

Grows with You

As kids, tweens and teens mature and change, so do Chi’s programs with options for 3rd-11th grades.

In Wisconsin

Located just 3 hours from Chicago near the Wisconsin Dells.

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So Much to be Thankful For

By Camp Chi
One year ago, we were optimistic, but not certain we would be able to run in Summer 2022. Could you imagine, the 100th year of Camp Chi without camp? It sounds crazy, but a year ago it was a possibility with COVID numbers higher than when we were forced to forgo Summer 2020. Luckily, that […] Learn More ›

The Fun Never Stops

Where else can you sail a boat, fly down a zip line, dress in a goofy costume, record an original song, jump in a pool, hit an archery bullseye and make s’mores all in one day? We know how to create fun and excitement out of the ordinary and extraordinary.

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Spanning over 600 pristine acres

Imagine a summer surrounded by beauty. A canopy of white pine, oak, maple and ash trees offer shade on sunny days. Wooded trails and a ravine perfect for hiking surround open fields for games and fun. Blass Lake provides a cool breeze during the day and picturesque sunsets each night.

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A Leader in Truly Inclusive Camps

We believe everyone benefits when everyone can play. For over 20 years, we’ve been proud to partner with Keshet, to provide one-on-one support to ensure that campers with intellectual, social and physical disabilities can participate fully at Camp Chi.

Our Inclusion Coordinator, Jennifer, meets with families to understand the camper’s needs and make sure that they are met. This can include anything from how much support they need, if any modifications are required, and which session is best for the child. To learn more about our inclusion philosophy, email Joelle Kelenson or call her at 224.808.7131.


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