Camp Structure


6th-8th grade camp runs June 13th-July 1st, Monday-Friday, 7:30am-5:00pm

3rd-5th grade camp runs July 5th-July 22nd, Monday-Friday, 12:00pm-5:00pm

LOCATION: Evanston Township High School (and beyond)

MEALS: Breakfast & lunch provided for full day camp in June/ lunch provided for afternoon camp in July

CAMPERS: 36 campers in each session are members of three different communities:

  • Family - two campers from each grade - families eat together, discuss their field trip experiences and create a community service project together

  • College - one college for every two grade levels - learn together and explore together

  • Team - four teams per college - practice and compete in sports

STAFF: All camp leaders are Black males with Evanston roots

  • 6 ETHS students serve as counselors and family elders

  • 3 college students coordinate camp activities and lead each family

  • 3 camp administrators oversee academic curriculum and activities