Grades K-8

Jun 11-Aug 10, 2018
9 am – 3 pm
Serving the following Lake County communities with convenient bus service:
Buffalo Grove, Grayslake, Gurnee, Lindenhurst, Vernon Hills

Before Camp Care: Starts at 7am
Available at both Camp Henry Horner in Ingleside and Northwest Family Center in Buffalo Grove

After Camp Care: Available until 6pm


After Care Options

After Care is available for all campers from 3 until 6 PM.

Campers participating in After Care who utilize our bus service will leave camp at 5 PM and transported to the JCYS Northwest Family Center where you may pick them up between 5:30 and 6:00 PM. Campers who participate in After Care at Camp Henry Horner may be picked up from the Welcome Center between 3:30 and 6:00 PM. If you are arriving before 5:00 PM you may choose to call ahead so you camper can be brought to the office from camp.

During After Care, campers will participate in a variety of camp games and activities, be given an additional snack and will participate in one additional lake and pool activity period.

For more information contact (847) 279-0900 or

Transportation to and from Camp Henry Horner, including door–to-door is available. (See rates below).

Transportation Options

Bus Transportation – Included*
Most campers use Camp Henry Horner bus transportation to get to and from camp.
Group bus stops are conveniently located at the following locations:

Northwest Family Center, 1700 Weiland Rd., Buffalo Grove
Pickup: 8:00 AM; Drop Off: 3:40 PM; After Care: 5:30 PM

Pritchett Elementary school, 200 Horatio Blvd, Buffalo Grove
Pickup: 8:15 AM; Drop Off: 3:45 PM

Ivy Hall Elementary School, 1072 Ivy Hall Lane, Buffalo Grove
Pickup: 8:10 AM; Drop Off: 3:40 PM

Cooper Middle School, 1050 Plum Grove Circle, Buffalo Grove
Pickup: 8:00 AM; Drop Off: 3:50 PM

Twin Groves Junior High School, 2600 N Buffalo Grove Rd., Buffalo Grove
Pickup: 8:15 AM; Drop Off: 3:30 PM

Meadowview School, 291 Lexington Lane, Grayslake
Pickup: 8:30 AM; Drop Off: 3:20 PM

Grosse Pointe Park, 900 Grosse Pointe Blvd., Vernon Hills
Pickup: 8:15 AM; Drop Off: 3:30 PM

Hawthorn Middle North 201 W Hawthorn Pkwy, Vernon Hills
Pickup: 8:00 AM; Drop off: 3:40 PM

May Whitney Elementary School, 100 Church St., Lake Zurich
Pickup: 8:15 AM; Drop Off: 3:45 PM

The Chapel, 1966 W Hawley St, Mundelein
Pickup: 8:30 PM; Drop Off: 3:30 PM
* Campers who don’t need bus service are eligible for a 10% discount on camp fees.

Hot Lunch

Hot lunch from our Dining Hall and campfire keeps your child fueled for afternoon activities.
Include this option in your registration.
$7.50 / day
All campers get free lunch on Tuesdays.


No Bus Service: 10%

Second Camper: 3% discount

Third Camper: 8% discount

Early bird: 15% (Must register and submit deposit by 3/1/2018)

Before and After Camp Care

Before Camp Care: $8 / child per day.
After Camp Care: $16 / child per day.
Both may be included with registration.


A typical week at Camp Henry Horner Includes

  • Swim lessons and free swim in heated outdoor pool (Grades K – 4)
  • Water and beach activities at Wooster Lake,
    including swimming, boating, blobbing, fishing and more
  • Themed Friday events
  • Age-specific field trips for all campers
  • One-night overnight programs (Grades 2 and Up)
  • Domestic & International camp counselors (counselor:camper ratio of 1:7)
  • A close-knit, family community

Before and After Camp Care is available from 7 am – 6 pm. 

Day Camp

Pioneers (Grades K - 2)
Days Cost
3 Days $215
5 Days $340
Explorers (Grades 3 - 4)
Days Price
5 Days $365
Trailblazers (Grades 5 - 6)
Days Cost
5 Days $405
Earthtrekkers (Grades 7 - 8)
Days Cost
5 Days $405
Additional Options
Options Cost
Before Camp Care $8 per day
After Camp Care $16 per day
Hot Lunch (All campers receive hot lunch on Tuesdays) $7.50 per day