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Champ Camp Great Outdoors Champ Camp Great Outdoors

Full-Day Summer Camp at Elmhurst University

Welcome to Champ Camp Great Outdoors, a whole new immersive summer experience. We’re elevating day camp to Champion status. Picture a mix of explorations in nature with brainy STEM challenges, fabulous field trips, and games galore! Campers will nurture friendships and unlock hidden talents and even surprise themselves with newfound skills. Get ready—this is where summer magic unfolds. 

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Elmhurst University  
190 S. Prospect Ave. 
Elmhurst, IL 60126 
AGES: 5-12
CORE CAMP HOURS:  9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
NO-FEE EXTENDED HOURS: (included in cost) 
Flexible Drop-off: 7:30–9:00 a.m.  
Flexible Pickup: 4:00–5:30 p.m.
DATES: 6/10–8/9 (Join us for one week or all weeks.) 
COST: $400 (includes snacks)   

Only at Elmhurst University Champ Camp

  • Make a Splash 
    Explore a playground and geyser fountain, then enjoy a nice picnic—all at Centennial Park.
  • Outdoor Adventures 
    Relax and take in the stunning views of the Elmhurst Quarry, a former limestone quarry, where you can also learn its important history. 
  • Natural Beauty 
    With nearly 850 trees, the University’s 48-acre arboretum campus has earned Tree Campus, USA® designation from the Arbor Day Foundation. Be sure to check out the sustainable prairie garden! 
  • Greenhouse Fun Zone 
    Enjoy the lush plant conservatory and greenhouse at Wilder Park Conservatory. 
  • Unique Access 
    A cultural hub, Wilder Park is home to museums, libraries, walking paths, a butterfly garden, a playground, picnic areas, micro soccer field, tennis courts, and so much more.

What would camp be like without field trips? 

You don’t even have to know! With so many local options to choose from, campers get to switch it up on the regular. 
small star Rockwall climbing 
small star Aquatic center  
small star Museum 
small star Zoo 
small star Botanical gardens 
small star Hiking trails 
And more! * 



QUESTIONS? Contact us at or 1-800-246-2154, press 3.
*Field trips vary by location. Specific details may be found on the WEEK-BY-WEEK flyer!