Day Camp

A FREE community Day Camp where kids (completed K-6) enjoy dramas, games, live music, crafts, fishing, and friends.

Day Camp (June 13-16) 2017 – Friendship National Park

Bloomingdale Church welcomes all kids who have completed Kindergarten through the 6th grade (2016-17) to our annual Day Camp on June 13-16, 2017 from 9:30am-12:45pm. Register now or complete paper form at the main office or on first day attending camp (264 Glen Ellyn Rd, Bloomingdale).

Kids love the games, crafts, fishing, and story times with their grade level class, and the high-energy large group program with drama and music. This year’s nature theme, “Friendship National Park,” encourages children to be a friend in order to have good friends. Day Camp promotes the qualities of Character Counts (trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring, and citizenship). Bloomingdale Church has been offering Day Camp as a free service to the community for 38 years.

Past Camp highlights include a youth band, animated story times, tie-dyed t-shirt crafts, group games outside in the sunshine, fishing at nearby Westlake Park, and free iced coffee for adults at check-in.


Day Camp 2016 – Friday’s Highlights

By Nate Kugel on June 17, 2016

Thank you for joining us for Day Camp 2016 – “Passport Around the World.”

Friday’s highlights include:

  • The Sponge game!
  • Water Balloons
  • Learning to obey our parents
  • That’s Amore!
  • Making string art during craft time

Day Camp 2016 – Thursday’s Highlights

By Nate Kugel on June 16, 2016

Thank you for joining us for the third day of Day Camp 2016 – “Passport Around the World.” At this point in the week, you’re probably hearing your kids singing their Day Camp songs at home. (If your kid chants “Give me a ‘J’!” just respond with “You’ve got your J, you’ve got your J!”) Today, there was a cool breeze and comfortable temperatures, making for a perfect fishing day. There’s plenty more fun ahead tomorrow at Day Camp and at Party in the Park!

Thursday’s highlights include:

  • Traveling to Mexico.
  • Who stole all of Team USA’s stuff?
  • Fishing at Westlake.
  • Learning not to steal.
  • Doing the Crazy Dance.
  • Seeing Quest Woman join the other super heroes on stage.

Day Camp 2016 – Wednesday

By Nate Kugel on June 15, 2016

Today, the check-in lines were speedy and the kids got right to the fun. They had a blast “traveling to Jamaica,” learning new songs, and experiencing a new game outside – Gaga-ball. We’re looking forward to a beautiful day of fishing tomorrow!

Wednesday’s highlights include:

  • After Tuesday’s travel to Israel, the kids arrived today in Jamaica.
  • Did a Team USA player really make 20 goals? Iron Man showed off his lie-detecting vest.
  • Learning not to lie.
  • GAGA-BALL!!!!
  • Mrs. Marina telling the story of Max and the Big Fat Lie.
  • Making mobiles during craft time.
  • Storytime with Ms. Victoria