JCYS North Suburban Day Camp

A typical day is anything but. Our variety camp includes all the classic summer camp activities and experiences, but we don’t stop there. Our specialty track program allows your camper to dive a little deeper into sports, the arts, and cooking. JCYS North has the classic day camp experience and specialty programming. Plus, weekly field trips!

Our camp culture is filled with spirit and silliness, where everyone cheers on each other, and children are supported to take risks, challenge themselves, and try new things.

For more information on JCYS North, contact Graham Little at glittle@jcys.org or (847) 279-0900.

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JCYS North

Junior Village
Grades 1 – 3

Senior Village
Grades 4 – 8

JCYS North Suburban Day Camp will include the fun, excitement, and traditions your camper has come to love while providing your family with the flexibility you need. Our dedicated staff will work diligently to provide the same exceptional level of care and encouragement for every camper. In addition to these program highlights, the Northwest Family Center features large activity rooms and a gymnasium, allowing for more room and flexibility on rainy days. Highlights of JCYS North Suburban Day Camp include:

Channel your Creativity

JCYS North offers a plethora of opportunities: dance, cooking, musical instruments, and singing, as well as traditional arts and crafts activities.


All campers will have one hour of free swim, three days per week at the Wheeling Family Aquatic Center. Campers will have supervised access to all the facilities at this new location, including the water slides, during their scheduled swim time.

Individual and Team Sports

All of your camp favorites like soccer, kickball, ultimate frisbee, capture the flag, GaGa, cooking, arts and crafts; A soon-to-be-favorite camp game, Nine Square in the Air, along with tetherball and volleyball.

Camper’s Choice

This is your child’s opportunity to sign up for an activity they enjoy doing or want to learn more about. Possible choices include cooking, arts and crafts, sports, and more. Camper’s Choice allows children to make a decision that influences their weekly schedule. This helps teach good decision-making and independence. New choices will be offered every two weeks.

Child playing at JCYS North

JCYS North brings the beauty of nature, the adventure of the wild, and the creature comforts of our home together in one amazing summer camp experience.

At JCYS North, we maintain the highest standards regarding program safety and quality.

Summer 2024 Pricing and Registration

JCYS North Session Dates
Session Dates Session Number
June 10, 2024 – June 14, 2024 1
June 17, 2024 – June 21, 2024 2
June 24, 2024 – June 28, 2024 3
July 1, 2024 – July 3, 2024 (No Camp July 4 – July 5) 4
July 8, 2024 – July 12, 2024 5
July 15, 2024 – July 19, 2024 6
July 22, 2024 – July 26, 2024 7
July 29, 2024 – August 2, 2024 8
August 5, 2024 – August 9, 2024 9
JCYS North Pricing
June 10, 2024 – August 9, 2024
JCYS North (Grades 1 – 8)
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Per Session All 9 Sessions
5 days/week $325 $2,925

To participate in JCYS North, your camper must be registered for at least two sessions.

CIT Program Pricing
June 10, 2024 – August 9, 2024
9:00 am – 3:00 pm Per Session All 9 Sessions
CIT 1 (Grade 9)
5 days/week
$125 $1,125
CIT 2 (Grade 10)
Needs approval; Must have previously participated in CIT 1
5 days/week
$0 $0

To participate in JCYS North CIT, you must be registered for at least two sessions.

Before/After Camp Care
June 10, 2024 – August 9, 2024  Per Session 
Before Camp
7:30 am – 9:00 am
No cost, but you must register for Before Camp.
After Camp
3:00 pm – 5:30 pm
No cost, but you must register for After Camp.

Registration for JCYS North Summer 2024 is now open!

To participate in JCYS North, your camper must be registered for at least two sessions.

In order to complete your registration, you must provide a non-refundable registration fee. The registration fee for JCYS North is $50 per child.

Billing & Payment Schedule
Installment Billing Cycle Payment Cycle
JCYS North Summer 2024
1st Installment (Weeks 1-5) May 15, 2024 June 1, 2024
2nd Installment (Weeks 6-9) June 15, 2024 July 1, 2024

If registering after our initial bills go out, you will be contacted by your Business Manager regarding adjusted installments.