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Here for Summer. Home for Life.

For nearly 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.


Camp Chi Summer 2021 Health and Safety

From the onset of the pandemic, the year-round Camp Chi team has been evaluating, planning, and preparing for Summer 2021 to help ensure camper safety and well-being at camp.

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Get the inside scoop on all things Camp Chi, get all your questions answered, and meet the full-time Camp Chi team.

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Camp Chi Celebrates 100 Summers

Camp Chi is turning 100 and there are so many ways to get involved! Please join us as we celebrate Camp Chi’s first century together virtually, in the Chicagoland area and up at camp! You can also give back to the place you call home and make an impact on the next 100 years of Camp Chi!

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Award Winning

Best Overnight Camp!

For the 6th 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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Friendship and Shabbat Go Hand In Hand

By Camp Chi
Not only does Shabbat start today, making it the hands-down best day of the week at Camp Chi, it is also International Friendship Day. When we heard that these two occasions were happening simultaneously today, it was a no brainer to celebrate them together. Shabbat is the day of rest, giving us a change of […] 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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ChIdeas for You

We know we can’t be together, but we still want to be part of your summer. If you’re looking for something fun to do, we’ve got it! Whether you want something artsy, camp-y, active, yummy, messy, just need a Chi song session to lift your spirit or want to help your community this is the place to find it.


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 Jennifer or call her at 847.412.5773.


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