Summer Camp

RJ Kroc and the Summer Camp Kids

Summer Camps 2014

What are your hopes and dreams for your children and their future?

  • You want them to learn to be Safe
  • You want them to learn the importance of Service to Others
  • You want them to be Caring
  • You want them to develop a Commitment to Learning
  • You want them to learn the importance of Honesty

These are just 5 of the 40 Developmental Assets that are woven into everything we do at The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center. This set of values and skills have been identified by The Search Institute, and are based on decades of child development research. The more of these assets a child has, the more likely they are to be productive, successful and happy adults.

What does this have to do with summer camp?

Summer vacation is 1/4 of each year. That equals three full calendar years by the time a child graduates from high school. Kroc Kids Summer Day Camp is designed to allow your child to continue to grow over the summer, building on the knowledge and success they gained during the school year. Our staff is professionally trained in Safe From Harm and the 40 Developmental Assets. Developing happy, healthy, thoughtful and compassionate individuals is part of the Kroc Center’s mission. It is a place where hopes and dreams are made.

Your child will have so much fun, they won’t even know they are learning!

They will have time in our gym, indoor water park, rock climbing wall, art studio, outside turf field and play ground, and a really awesome place for kids we call The Zone! Children of all abilities are supervised in a safe and positive environment.

Lil’ Kroc Pre Play Camp

Ages 3-5

Our Lil’ Krocs will experience a camp rich with exciting activities to engage mind and body alike. They will perform in the studio; create with crafts, swim, rock climb and more, having a blast in every area the Center has to offer. Supported and encouraged each step of the way; Lil’ Krocs will learn valuable social and interaction skills which will help them communicate effectively with peers and adults.

Full Week: $100 members/$125 nonmembers Partial Week: M/W/F $80, T/TH $65

Kroc Camp

Ages 5-12

This Camp focuses on ensuring we equip, encourage, and engage every camper to help them grow. Using the Search Institute’s 40 developmental Assets they will participate in social engagements, games and team building activities all aimed to improve confidence and communication skills. Campers will experience everything our facility has to offer all filled with inspiration and education. Each week campers will have a themed field trip or special speakers and presentations.

Full Week:$100 members/$125 nonmembers Partial Week: M/W/F $80, T/TH $65

Kroc Leader Camp

Ages 13-17 (Must be in High school)

This is a special leadership camp aimed at teaching teen-centric Search Institute’s 40 Developmental Assets to the campers. Fun and supportive; the camp teaches self-esteem, team building, and leadership skills to our teens. Teens will get a supervised opportunity to mentor and lead the younger campers during their morning activities; while participating in a variety of games, activities, and programs to enhance their leadership and self-esteem in the afternoon. Breakfast, lunch, snack, and a camp shirt are included.

Full Week: $50 members/$75 nonmembers

Camps

Weeks #1: The Kroc Rocks

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Dates: June 9 - June 13

Price: $100 members/$125 non-members

Learn the history of the Kroc Centers and visit the Chicago Kroc.

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Weeks #2: The Spotlight’s On You

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Dates: June 16 - June 20

Price: $100 members/$125 non-members

Create skits, sing, dance and act the part.

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Week #3: Healthy Do, Healthy You

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Dates: June 23 - June 27

Price: $100 members/$125 non-members

Learning, playing, cooking and eating healthy for life.

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Week #4: Silly Science

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Dates: June 30 - July 3

Price: $100 members/$125 non-members

Show your inventive side and create fun and silly experiments .

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Week #5: What’s the Sport In You?

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Dates: July 7 - July 11

Price: $100 members/$125 non-members

Learn to play as a team and practice good sportsmanship.

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Week #6: Ruff and Rugged

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Dates: July 14 - July 18

Price: $100 members/$125 non-members

Learn the beauty, fun and dangers of the great outdoors.

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Week #7: Krazy Kroc Carnival

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Dates: July 21 - July 25

Price: $100 members/$125 non-members

Plan and create fun carnival games and the Krazy Kroc Carnival.

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Week #8: Holiday Palooza

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Dates: July 28 - August 1

Price: $100 members/$125 non-members

Celebrate a different holiday each day of the week.

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Week #9: Local Super Heroes

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Dates: August 3 - August 8

Price: $100 members/$125 non-members

Discover that superheroes are right here in our community.

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Week #10: Wonderful Water Land

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Dates: August 11 - August 15

Price: $100 members/$125 non-members

Wet and wild time with water games and a trip to a water park.

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Registration includes:

  • Lunch
  • Snack
  • All Activities
  • Field Trips
  • An Awesome Kroc Kids T-shirt!
  • Before & After Care
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Submit questions and suggestions with our online Contact Form, email [email protected] or give us a call at 574-233-9471.

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