Summer Camps

2020 Northfield Park District Summer Camp

June 15-August 14, 2020 (9 Weeks)
Camps for ages 3 years old-8th grade
Counselor in Training Program for children entering grades 6th-10th

Choose from a variety of camps that will make your child’s summer a fun, safe, and memorable one. In our friendly, nurturing and creative environment, your child will play, grow and explore, while building self-confidence, making friends and lasting memories.

Camp days are filled with loads of activities, games, learning, discovery, imagination, sportsmanship, adventure and lots of fun. Our camps not only provide an outlet for children to increase their self-esteem, but also their sense of who they are and what they love to do.

New Camp Scheduling Options

Register for camp by the day! Our camps now offer ultimate flexibility by allowing you to pick and choose the days that fit your camper's schedule throughout the summer. Half and full day options (except for Wednesdays which are full day field trips only) 


Our well-trained, experienced staff is committed to your camper’s safety and well-being and work hard to ensure that your child will have a great camp experience.


From sports, to arts and crafts, beach days and field trips, we have the right fit for your camper!


You can’t beat the Northfield Park District for a truly terrific camp at affordable prices.


Giggle Gang Registration Form

Trailblazers Registration Form

Sports Camp Registration Form

Explorers & CIT Registration Form

Summer Camp Partial Payment Form

Summer Camp Program Guide

2020 Dates to Remember

January 13 Resident registration begins for all camps
February 3 Non-resident registration begins for all camps
February 26 Camp activity calendars posted on the Northfield Park District website
April 12 Early bird registration deadline to save 10%
May 22 Deadline for Northfield Park District residents to apply for financial assistance
June 2 Partial payment balance due
June 11 Week 1 registration closes at 2PM*
  *all registrations for the following week close at 2PM on the Thursday before said week begins; no exceptions made
Jan 13-April 30 Full refund less a $20 service fee
May 1-29 Full refund less a $100 service fee
May 29 Deadline for any refunds for dropping days

2020 Summer Camp Counselor Positions Open

The Northfield Park District is seeking qualified, enthusiastic, energetic, fun, and motivated individuals to join our 2020 Summer Camp Staff as Camp Counselors. All Counselor positions are during the summer of 2020 and are part-time. 

As a Camp Counselor you are responsible for leading participants in a variety of recreational activities appropriate for children 3 years old through 8th grade. This includes snack/lunch, arts & crafts and indoor and outdoor games. Other daily responsibilities include communicating with parents during drop-off and pick-up, supervising safety and supporting leadership staff with activity planning.

Qualifications: Must be at least 15 years old and be available to work Monday-Friday from 6/15/20 through 8/14/20. Experience working with children is preferred. 

Hours: 8:30am-3pm, Monday-Friday, 6/15/20 – 8/14/20.

Pay Range: $10/hour+. DOQ.

The Summer Camp Counselor full job description can be found here

To apply please complete the job application and submit it to Jim Reuter at All completed applications should be submitted to Jim Reuter at or dropped off at the Northfield Community Center, 401 Wagner Road, Northfield, IL 60093. Any questions can be directed to Jim at 847.446.4428.

This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, and efforts of working conditions associated with this job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job when circumstances change: e.g., emergencies, rush jobs, changes in personnel, workload, technological developments, etc.