Skokie, IL Summer Camps

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Skokie Park District Camps
Skokie, IL 60077  

Excellence in everything we do. We will amaze you....

Camp Type:
Day Camp
Activities:
Arts and Crafts, Camping Skills/Outdoor Living, Counselor Training (CIT), Field Trips, Leadership Development, Nature/Environmental Studies, Performing Arts, Team Field Sports, Recreational Swimming, Team Building, Aquatic Activities, Archery, Baseball/Softball, Basketball, Bicycling/Biking, Canoeing, Caving, Climbing/Rappelling, Clowning, Dance, Drama, Drawing/Painting, Football, Hiking, Kayaking, Music, Soccer, Wilderness Trips
Gender:
Coed
 
 
Tourette Syndrome Assoc Inc. Of Illinois Camp
Skokie, IL  
Camp Type:
Residential Camp
Activities:
Special Needs Camps: Tourettes Syndrome
Gender:
Coed
 
 
Junior Gan Israel Day Camp Of Skokie
Skokie, IL  

Gan Israel is part of the largest and fastest growing network of Jewish day camps in the world. Gan Israel enjoys a well-earned reputation as a trendsetter with innovative ideas, creative programs and new activities....

Camp Type:
Day Camp
Activities:
Religious Camps: Jewish
Gender:
Coed
 
 
Northlight Theatre Summer Camps
Skokie, IL  
Camp Type:
Day Camp
Activities:
Arts Camps: Acting
Gender:
Coed
 

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About Skokie, IL

Skokie is a village in Cook County, Illinois, United States. Its name comes from a Native American word for "fire". A Chicago suburb, for many years Skokie promoted itself as "The World's Largest Village". Its population, per the 2000 census, was 63,348. Sharing a border with the City of Chicago, Skokie's streets, like that of many suburbs, are largely a continuation of the Chicago street grid, and it is serviced by the Chicago Transit Authority, further cementing its connection to the city.

Beginnings

A 1925 Chicago-style bungalow in Skokie. In 1888, the community was incorporated as Niles Centre. About 1910, the spelling was Americanized to "Niles Center". However, the name caused postal confusion with the neighboring village of Niles. A village-renaming campaign began in the 1930s. In a referendum on November 15, 1940, residents chose the Indian name "Skokie" over the name "Devonshire." During the real estate boom of the 1920s, large parcels were subdivided; many two- and three-flat apartment buildings were built, with the Chicago-style bungalow a dominant architectural specimen. Large scale development ended as a result of the Great Crash of 1929, and consequent Great Depression. It was not until the 1940s and the 1950s, when parents of the baby boom generation moved their families out of Chicago, that Skokie's housing development began again. Consequently, the village developed commercially, an example being the Old Orchard...