JCYS Lil’ North Suburban Day Camp
(formerly Horner Grove Day Camp)

Children entering Pre-K or Kindergarten programs in the fall will love the summer fun at JCYS Lil’ North Suburban Day Camp! Campers enjoy all the classic summer camp activities, including arts and crafts, sports, swimming, and music, on top of weekly field trips on Wednesdays to fun destinations like Pirates CoveJump Zone, the bowling alley, and the movie theater. Children enjoy afternoon special activities such as cooking, drama, and yoga throughout the week. Campers also participate in swim lessons 3 days a week at the Lillian L. Lutz Recreation Center (The Lil’) and get an introduction to JCYS North Suburban Day Camp during Fun Day on Fridays.

Additionally, every Friday, campers come together for an inclusive Shabbat celebration at 11:30 am. We welcome children of all faiths to sing, dance, learn about Shabbat traditions, and enjoy a morning snack of challah and grape juice. Parents, grandparents, siblings, and other family members are all invited to join us during this special time.  

JCYS Lil' North
Horner Grove Day Camper
Horner Grove

Theme Weeks with Special Activities

Just like our Sunflower Campers, children in JCYS Lil’ North also enjoy theme weeks that showcase special snacks, activities, and visitors to the Buffalo Grove center. Weekly themes for last summer included Science Lab, Build-It Week, Under the Sea Week, and Rainbow Connections (exploring colors and the color wheel).

Experienced Staff for Reliable Summer Fun

JCYS Lil’ North is led by two veteran teachers, each with over 17 years of experience leading JCYS classrooms. Children enrolled in our 4-year-old preschool program will even recognize them as the same teachers they’ve gotten to know over the past school year: seeing the same familiar faces helps children easily transition to summer camp and enjoy the JCYS Lil’ North experience. And all campers will love our beautiful facility and outdoor playground with a rainbow sprinkler!   

Summer 2020 Tuition and Registration

Lil' North Suburban Day Camp (4 - 6 years) Tuition
June 15, 2020 – August 7, 2020 2 monthly payments
Extended-Day Lil’ North Suburban Day Camp
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
2 days/week $635
3 days/week $855
4 days/week $1,082
5 days/ week $1,368
Full-Day Lil’ North Suburban Day Camp
6:45 am – 6:00 pm
2 days/week $912
3 days/week $1,092
4 days/week $1,320
5 days/ week $1,587

Registration is now open!

In order to complete your registration, you must provide a non-refundable and non-transferrable deposit. Deposits for infant care, toddler care, and preschool are $250; for all other programs, they are $150. Deposits will be applied to the final program invoice or forfeited with early withdrawal.