Franklin Park, IL Summer Camps

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Brookfield Zoo Camp
Brookfield, IL 60513  
 
 
Elmhurst Family Ymca
Elmhurst, IL  
Aquatic Activities, Baseball/Softball, Basketball, Counselor
 
 
Ada Northern Illinois Day Camp
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137  
Arts and Crafts, Nature/Environmental Studies
 
 
Greater Lagrange Ymca
La Grange Park, IL 60526  
Aquatic Activities, Arts and Crafts
 
 
Indian Boundary Ymca Day Camp
Downers Grove, IL 60515  
Arts and Crafts, Basketball, Drama
 

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About Franklin Park, IL

Franklin Park is a village in Cook County, Illinois, United States. The population was 19,800 at the 2004 census. Franklin Park has more than met the expectations of Lesser Franklin, who settled in the area in the 1890s. He envisioned an industrial center that would blend with residential neighborhoods. A century later, Franklin Park boasted over 1,200 industries and related businesses covering 60 percent of the community. Before American and European settlers first started arriving, the Des Plaines River area was a meeting point for many Native American tribes of the Northwest. In 1816 Alexander Robinson and Claude La Framboise helped negotiate the Treaty of St. Louis, establishing the Indian Boundary Line that runs through the area that is now Franklin Park and River Grove. German farmers settled in the 1840s and 1850s, fleeing military conscription. The families of Kirchhoff, Martens and Schierhorn farmed this area. By the mid-1870s the Atlantic & Pacific Railroad laid tracks and built a station on Elm Street. The Minneapolis, St. Paul, & Sault Ste Marie and the Indiana Harbor Belt Railroad followed. In the early 1890s Franklin, a real-estate broker, purchased four farms totaling 600 acres . At the railroads' intersection he built the community's center. He named the town Franklin Park and enticed prospective buyers with parades along LaSalle Street in Chicago. He offered free Sunday train rides to the property....




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Easter Break - Kid's Art Camp - Denham Springs, LA
- One day camp, 3/30, 3/31 or 4/1. 10 am - 4 pm. - For ages 7 and up. - Includes full Instruction and all supplies. - Bring a bag lunch for your child to enjoy during our break. Projects completed during camp: 1. Paint a 16 x 20 canvas. 2. Paint 2 Pieces of Pottery. 3. Decorate a TShirt. 4. Personalize 2 Slap Bracelets. 5. Personalize a Tumbler. $95 - Registration required