Ages: 5-14
Location: Northbrook Sports Center

Campers enjoy daily skating instruction, practice time and off-ice classes. Sessions include arts and crafts and cookouts along with open swim at the end of the day on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Field trips include Enchanted Castle, Santa’s Village and Marriott Theatre. At the end of each session, skaters present a short recital for family and friends. Test sessions are held at the end of each session. 

Advanced campers benefit from additional ice time and enhanced off-ice activities. Field trips may include Shedd’s Aquarium, Action Territory, Chicago Skydeck, and Brookfield Zoo. Freestyle skaters have the option to register for regular or advanced camp. 

  • Open Swim: Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays 
  • Staff to camper ratio is 1:10
  • Extended Care is available at the Leisure Center before and after camp

Skate and Dance Camp – Pre-Alpha-Delta
Summer Schedule: June 15-August 7

Week 1

9:30-11:30am – Instructional skate classes, dance, arts & crafts rotations
Swimming MWF afternoons
Cookout Thursday, June 18

Week 2

9:30-11:30am – Instructional skate classes, dance, arts & crafts rotations
Swimming MWF afternoons
Field Trip-Thursday 6/25 Enchanted Castle

Week 3

9:30-11:30am – Instructional skate classes, dance, arts & crafts rotations
Swimming MWF afternoons
Field Trip-Wednesday 7/1 – Santa’s Village

Week 4

9:30-11:30am – Instructional skate classes, dance, arts & crafts rotations
Swimming MWF afternoons
End of Session Recital Friday 7/10 – 10:30-11:30am

Week 5

9:30-11:30am – Instructional skate classes, dance, arts & crafts rotations
Swimming MWF afternoons
Cookout Thursday 7/16

Week 6

9:30-11:30am – Instructional skate classes, dance, arts & crafts rotations
Swimming MWF afternoons
Field Trip Wednesday 7/22, Marriott Theatre

Week 7

9:30-11:30am – Instructional skate classes, dance, arts & crafts rotations
Swimming MWF afternoons
Friday 7/31, Camp Carnival

Week 8

9:30-11:30am – Instructional skate classes, dance, arts & crafts rotations
Swimming MWF afternoons
End of Session Recital Friday 8/7 – 10:30-11:30am

Pre-Alpha-Delta Camp Supervisor
Laila Schlesinger
lschlesinger@nbparks.org

Skate and Dance Camp – Advanced
Summer Schedule

Weekly Training Schedule

6 hours of freestyle ice

5 hours of on-ice classes

5 hours of off-ice classes

1 hour of recital rehearsal

Session I (June 15-July 10)

Week 1: Swimming M/W/F, Thursday cookout at Sports Center

Week 2: Swimming M/W/F, Thursday field trip to Shedd Aquarium

Week 3: Swimming M/W/F, Thursday field trip to Action Territory

Week 4: Swimming M/W/F, Friday recital

Session II (July 13-August 7)

Week 1: Swimming M/W/F, Thursday cookout at Sports Center

Week 2: Swimming M/W/F, Thursday field trip to Chicago Skydeck

Week 3: Swimming M/W/F, Thursday field trip to Brookfield Zoo

Week 4: Swimming M/W/F, Friday recital

         Advanced-Freestyle Camp Supervisor 
Kennedy McKay
kmckay@nbparks.org