Chicago Children's Summer Overnight Camps

Find the best Chicago overnight camp for kids, including overnight camps in Chicago and also near Chicago and the Chicago suburbs. You can find overnight summer camps for a variety of interests including music, sports, nature, performing arts, STEM and more. Search our overnight camp guide and find the perfect camp for your kids.

Note: This 2020 Summer Camp Guide is our regular annual Summer Camp Guide, and we are working hard to keep information up-to-date. However, information is changing rapidly and often, so please contact camps to get the most current information on their offerings and operating status.

To find Virtual Camps, please visit our special 2020 Virtual Camp Guide.

Featured Listings

Swift Nature Camp

W7471 Ernie Swift Rd, Minong WI,
CAMP IS ON!! We're an old fashioned outdoor camp for boys and girls ages 6-15. Our small camp blends fun activities while increasing a child's appreciation for nature and the environment. We specialize in 1st time campers!

YMCA Camp Benson

16355 Scenic Palisades Rd. , Mount Carroll,
YMCA Camp Benson is an overnight summer camp in northwestern Illinois that is dedicated to building stronger campers by creating opportunities in the outdoors for personal growth and character development.

Red Arrow Camp for Boys

3980 Day Lake Road, Woodruff WI,
Red Arrow Camp for Boys offers a traditional, single-session 7-week summer camp experience for boys ages 7 to 16. Located on the shores of Trout Lake in Wisconsin’s Northwoods.

Sherman Lake YMCA Camp - Canceled

6225 N 39th St, Augusta MI,
Give your child the "Best Summer Ever" at Sherman Lake YMCA Camp! Fun activities abound with swimming, hiking, canoeing, indoor/outdoor climbing, sports, horseback, ropes course and more. There's something new and different every week!

Camp Anokijig

W5639 Anokijig Lane, Plymouth WI,
A Camp Anokijig summer camp experience nurtures independence, positive values and characteristics, and confidence in your child. Customize your week with a variety of activities including waterfront, shooting sports, crafts, horseback riding, and more.

YMCA Of Metro Chicago

Multiple Camps,
YMCA Camps have a way of transforming kids. With the great outdoors as a background, Y camp activities are designed to teach life lessons in a supportive atmosphere that celebrates each camper’s diverse differences.

4H Camp Shaw-Waw-Nas-See - Canceled
Manteno
Sending your child to an overnight summer camp is the perfect way to teach him/her life skills that are not taught in a......
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Angelic Organics Learning Center
1547 Rockton Road, Caledonia
Angelic Organics Learning Center offers overnight educational experiences on their 200-acre organic & biodynamic farm, only 80......
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Bear River Ranch Camp
Rolla MO
Imagine spending a week or more, feeding monkeys, walking llamas, petting porcupine, training parrots, bathing miniature......
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Beber Camp - Canceled
Mukwonago WI
B'nai B'rith Beber Camp has created life changing summers for Jewish children from around the country for more than 30 years......
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Brehm Summer Program - Going Virtual
950 S. Brehm Lane , Carbondale
Brehm Summer is a holistic, four-week, co-ed boarding program for children with learning challenges ages 11–18. Designed to......
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Camp Alice Chester - Canceled
East Troy WI
A camp from the Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast. ...
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Camp Ben Frankel
1206 Touch of Nature Road, Makanda
Camp Ben Frankel is located near Carbondale, IL and is a coed, overnight, summer camp for Jewish children and teens from all......
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Camp Chi - Canceled
Lake Delton WI
Located on 600 acres of majestic pines on beautiful Lake Blass, Camp Chi is big enough to give campers unlimited......
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Camp Eagle Ridge
75392 Lake Galilee Rd, Mellen WI
At Camp Eagle Ridge, kids practice leadership skills, develop independence, develop individual passions and interests, try new......
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Camp Horseshoe
4151 Camp Bryn Afon Road, Rhinelander WI
"The Shoe" is everything a boy could ever want out of summer AND so much more! We welcome boys ages 8-18 from around the globe......
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Camp Kupugani
6903 W. White Eagle Rd., Leaf River
About 90 minutes west of Chicago, Camp Kupugani - in separate girls-only and boys-only sessions - provides a multicultural......
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Camp Manito-wish
Boulder Junction WI
Founded in 1919, Camp Manito-wish YMCA has grown from a wilderness summer camp into one of the most respected youth and......
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Camp Marimeta For Girls
Eagle River
Camp Marimeta for Girls is nestled within the glorious pine forests of Northern Wisconsin. Marimeta is situated on beautiful......
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Camp Mishawaka
Grand Rapids MN
Summer camp is a formative experience for children and Camp Mishawaka is proud to provide children with the activities......
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Camp Moyoca
Antioch
Camp Moyoca has been an important element in our children's lives. The camp has played an important role in Kim and Tom's......
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Camp Nebagamon
Lake Nebagamon
Camp Nebagamon is a boys' camp located in northwestern Wisconsin, not far from the shores of Lake Superior in the heart of......
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Camp Nicolet - Canceled
16040 Hwy 70 East, Eagle River WI
A fun summer adventure in Wisconsin's beautiful Northwoods for girls 7 -17! Excellent instruction in waterskiing, horseback......
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Camp Ojibwa For Boys - Canceled
Eagle River
Specializing in land and water sports Ojibwa is able to develop levels of camaraderie like no other place. This is......
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Camp Pinewood YMCA - Canceled
Twin Lake
This is the camp you’ve always pictured your child enjoying. Traditional but up-to-date, Camp Pinewood features 16 cabins on a......
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Camp Ramah In Wisconsin - Canceled
Conover
Camp Ramah is 150 acres of magical space, tucked away in the heart of Wisconsin's Northwoods. Within this space, campers and......
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Camp Timber-lee - Canceled
N8705 Scout Rd, East Troy
Week long overnight sessions just 2 hours from Chicago and specifically designed and available for ages 8-17. Camps include......
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Camp Tuckabatchee
Ottawa
Camp Tuckabatchee is located 90 miles west of Chicago on Route 80 North of Ottawa, Illinois on Route 23. Camp covers 150 acres......
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Camp Woodbrooke - Canceled
Richland Center
Camp Woodbrooke is a unique, residential summer camp located on 120 acres where up to 34 campers ages 7-12 can explore the......
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Cedar Lodge Horseback Riding Camp
47000 52nd St., Lawrence
Cedar Lodge is a residential summer camp for boys and girls. Featuring english riding, showing, jumping and vaulting; and a......
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Cosmosphere
1100 North Plum, Hutchinson KS
Where else can you train like an astronaut, explore the inner workings of planet Earth, discover the secrets of the solar......
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Covenant Harbor Bible Camp - Canceled
Lake Geneva
Covenant Harbor offers several summer camp programs to choose from. With programs for different ages and camps of different......
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Culver Summer Camps
Culver
The Culver Academies are independent college preparatory boarding schools comprised of Culver Military Academy and Culver......
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CYO Camp Lawrence - Canceled
Merrillville
The Northwest Indiana CYO is committed to providing a ministry that helps bring youth to their full human potential. The CYO......
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Dunes Learning Center Summer Camps - Canceled
Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, 700 Howe Rd., Chesterton IN
Discover the beaches, prairies, dunes and woodlands of Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore while bog stomping, bug hunting, night......
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Edwards YMCA Camp
East Troy
Camp Edwards is located on scenic Lake Beulah in East Troy, Wisconsin. We are a branch of the Greater Elgin (IL) Area YMCA......
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Farm & Ranch Camps at the Center - Canceled
Palos Park
Live in bunk houses with meals professionally cooked and served at the Cen-ter dining hall. Everyone learns to know and love......
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Good Times Day Camp
1776 Glenview Rd. and 1950 North Highway 45, Glenview and Libertyville
Good Times Summer Day Camp offers campers an exciting and active program for children ages 4-12. Each week is filled with......
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Harand Camp of the Theatre Arts - Canceled
Kenosha WI
Located on the campus of Carthage College in Kenosha, Wisconsin, Harand offers the best non-competitive musical theater......
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Hastings Lake YMCA Overnight Camp
Lake Villa
Camp Hastings is a YMCA camp with traditional, sports and specialty camps in Lindenhurst, IL....
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HoneyRock Camp
Three Lakes WI
Camper programs at HoneyRock are for children grades 3-12. At HoneyRock all our camper programs are about developing people......
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Hoofbeat Ridge Camps
5304 Reeve Rd., Mazomanie WI
Hoofbeat Ridge Camps for your Horse Lover. Located 25 miles west of Madison, Wisconsin. Sleepover Camp for girls ages 8-15......
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House In The Wood Camp - Canceled
Delavan
A quaint philosophy prevails here at Hoofbeat Ridge. We want to provide our campers an opportunity to develop new friendships......
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Keystone Science School
1053 Soda Ridge Rd. , Keystone CO
Experience the Rocky Mountains of Colorado through traditional Overnight and Day Camps or the excitement and adventure of our......
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Lutheran Outdoor Center Camp
Oregon
A year-round camping and retreat facility, LOMC is committed to be the Church in outdoor settings nurturing Christian faith......
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Maine Camp Experience
Multiple Locations
Maine Camps ran successfully - mitigating any COVID outbreak - in 2020 and will again in 2021! Maine Camp Experience is a......
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Phantom Lake YMCA Camp - Canceled
Mukwonago
The camp philosophy is based on the bible verse Luke 2:52,"And Jesus increased in wisdom, and in stature, and in favor with......
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Pottawatomie Hills GS
East Troy
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Riverwoods Christian Center Overnight Camp
St Charles
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The Road Less Traveled
Office: 2331 North Elston Avenue, Chicago
The Road Less Traveled is a teen summer community service, language and adventure travel program that offers an opportunity......
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St. John's Northwestern Military Academy
Delafield
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Westcoast Connection
Teen Tours & Travel, Multiple Destinations
Our mission is to create life-changing experiences that teens remember as the best of their lives. We've been operating......
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YMCA Camp Anokijig
Plymouth
Camp Anokijig has been recognized for excellence in camping for 85 years. Founded in 1926, Anokijig has built a history and......
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YMCA Camp Duncan - Canceled
Ingleside
Since 1921, Camp Duncan has provided safe, quality camping programs for boys and girls aged 7 to 15 and Teen Adventure Camps......
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YMCA Camp Maclean
31401 Durand Avenue, Burlington
We have been proudly providing a wide variety of camping programs for children, teens and adults since 1941. Programs......
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YMCA Camp Minikani
Hubertus
Our program is designed to help overnight, equestrian and day campers grow in spirit, mind and body. That’s why our counselors......
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