Early Childhood/Preschool Summer Classes and Camps

Early Childhood

The early childhood years are among the most important for mental, physical, social and emotional development. At the Glencoe Park District, we take great pride in offering a wide variety of activities geared toward the youngest members of our community, from toddlers to preschool. This July, we're offering both in-person classes and camps, as well as virtual classes! Click the title to register.

Virtual Preschool

FANTASTIC FOURS WITH PARK DISTRICT TEACHERS

AGES 3-5; 7/7-7/31; TUESDAYS & FRIDAYS; 10-10:30 AM; $120/123

Is your child missing circle time this summer? Come join us two days a week for calendar, weather, storytime, and show and tell. In our Tuesday class, we will host a traditional circle time and story for your little one to enjoy. Our Friday class offers socializing with friends and show and tell.

 

ART FROM THE HEART WITH MISS HEATHER

AGES 3-5; 7/8-7/29; WEDNESDAYS; 9:30-10 AM; $140/154

Join Miss Heather for more virtual fun! Supplies will be delivered to your home prior to each session. In this process art class, children will have freedom over their creations and build their fine motor skills, coordination, literacy, and more!

 

PATRIOTIC PRESCHOOLER WITH PARK DISTRICT TEACHERS

AGES 3-5; 7/1; WEDNESDAY; 10-10:30 AM; $10/12

Celebrate Independence Day with friends in a sing-along to some favorite patriotic songs, talk about famous United States landmarks, and do a patriotic craft! A bag with supplies

will be delivered to your home for your little one to construct a noisemaker for the Glencoe Fourth of July parade!

 

In-Person Preschool (Takiff Center)

 

BUG DETECTIVES WITH PARK DISTRICT TEACHERS

AGES 3-5; 7/6-7/10; MONDAY-FRIDAY; 9 AM-1 PM; $250/258

Detectives wanted! Is your little one ready to buzz around the Park District with us? In this one week class, your child will learn about insects, while using fine and gross motor skills to pretend they are creepy crawlies of all kinds.

 

LET’S GET MESSY! WITH PARK DISTRICT TEACHERS

AGES 3-5; 7/13-7/17; MONDAY-FRIDAY; 9 AM-1 PM; $250/258

Join us for a fun week of messy sensory play! This program is a creative, multi-media art class designed to stimulate the senses and introduce new experiences. Children will have the freedom to express themselves through art!

 

STEAM STUDIO WITH PARK DISTRICT TEACHERS

AGES 3-5; 7/20-7/24; MONDAY-FRIDAY; 9 AM-1 PM; $250/258

In this one-week, hands-on class, your little scientist will discover more about their world through science, math, engineering, and technology.

 

OUTDOOR ADVENTURES WITH PARK DISTRICT TEACHERS

AGES 3-5; 7/27-7/31; MONDAY-FRIDAY; 9 AM-1 PM; $250/258

Let’s go outside and enjoy nature all around us! We will go on walks, build things with natural materials, and enjoy the wonders of the outdoors in this one-week class. Your child will learn about the wildlife and plant life around us, right here in Glencoe!

 

CRAMMING FOR KINDERGARTEN WITH MISS CRISTINA

AGES 4-5; 7/6-7/31; MONDAYS-FRIDAYS; 1-3 PM; $600/618

Are you worried that your incoming kindergartener missed valuable preschool time? This program is designed to be a fun way to get your child ready to enter kindergarten, lose their afternoon nap, and give caregivers an afternoon break. We will work on social-emotional skills, academics, and learning through play.

 

MR. SHAUN LIVE! WITH MR. SHAUN

AGES 0-5; 7/7-7/28; TUESDAYS; 9-9:30 AM; $200/206

AGES 0-5; 7/7-7/28; TUESDAYS; 9:45-10:15 AM; $200/206

AGES 0-5; 7/7-7/28; TUESDAYS; 10:30-11 AM; $200/206

AGES 0-5; 7/7-7/28; TUESDAYS; 11:15-11:45 AM; $200/206

Join Mr. Shaun for a morning full of songs, dances, and fun! Give your little one the opportunity to get out of the house while keeping safe with social distancing procedures in place.

 

PEE WEE SPORTSTERS WITH COACH MIRIAM

AGE 4; 7/9-7/30; THURSDAYS; 10:45-11:30 AM; $125/128

AGE 3; 7/9-7/30; THURSDAYS; 10-10:30 AM; $100/103

This active class introduces children to the fundamentals of sports, including soccer, t-ball, all, football, and more.