APACHI ROGERS PARK

K – 6th grade + CIT

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Camp Activities

  • Arts & Creativity

    Dance • Drama & Improv • Arts & Crafts • Busy Builders & Construction • Music • Cooking

  • Sports

    Sports Play & Games • Gaga • Yoga • Floor Hockey • Martial Arts • Flag Football • Gymnastics • Basketball • Baseball • Soccer • Volleyball

  • Swimming

    Swim Lessons • Free Swim

  • Jewish Culture

    Judaic Learning • Color War • Chesed • Social Action

  • Adventure

    Climbing Wall • Obstacle Course • Field Trips • Hiking • Archery

  • Special Activities

    Theme Days • Field Trips • Special Guests

Apachi Rogers Park In Action

matt steinberg

Matt Steinberg

Director, Apachi Rogers Park & Apachi Evanston

Matt developed a strong passion for camping as he worked his way up the ranks at the Mayerson JCC in Cincinnati, OH. He started as a CIT at Camp at the J, eventually became the Youth & Teen Coordinator, BBYO City Director and Assistant Camp Director and was then promoted to Assistant Program Manager and Camp Director. Matt left the nonprofit world for a bit to pursue his MBA with the intention of coming back to camping. He brings energy, enthusiasm and strong camping experience to Apachi. Matt’s favorite thing about camp is the atmosphere because there’s excitement and fun every day. He believes miracles can happen at camp, such as seeing children who have a hard time socially at school thrive and feel included and watching campers who are afraid of the water conquer their fear and learn to swim.

Matt holds a B.A. in Philosophy, with a concentration in Childhood Education & Media Communication from Miami University of Ohio and a MBA from The Ohio State University. He is an avid sneaker collector, enjoys watching old movies, and enjoys reading philosophy, psychology and health and nutrition books.

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Apachi Village Rogers Park

(2-4 years)

Apachi Village Day Camp is big on fun in a nurturing environment where emerging independence is fostered in our youngest campers.

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Apachi Rogers Park Details

Friendship requests

Campers can submit friendship requests in the spring and we will do our best to accommodate mutual requests as long as campers are the same gender and entering the same grade.

Camp groups

Your child will be in a group of approximately 14-16 children based on registration, age and friendship requests. Kids in Kindergarten can be in a co-ed group. We mix grades, depending on enrollment, in our Shirim, Sport and V’od groups.

Our camper-to-staff ratios are:
8:1 for 1st graders and older
7:1 for Kindergarteners

Our incredible specialty program encourages campers to explore and try a little bit everything – from flag football to fashion design and everything in-between. Immersed in Torah learning opportunities with our on-site Judaic Educators, everyone comes together for Shabbos celebrations, cookouts, theme days, field trips, as well as our own fantastic, high-spirited Color War games.

Boys and girls are taught to swim at Apachi Rogers Park in separate lessons.

Safety is our priority and all members of our Aquatics staff are American Red Cross certified lifeguards with CPR training for the professional rescuer. We have at least two lifeguards safeguarding the pool at all times. Counselors are in the water with children and a swim instructor is assigned to each small group.

  • Chaverim campers swim 3 times a week (coed)
  • Shirim, Sport and V’Od campers swim 3 times a week (separate swim times by gender)
Testing, Placement and Progress Reports

Campers are tested at the beginning of summer and placed in an appropriate swim level based on their skills. They pass through levels based on both formal and informal testing. Progress reports will be provided.

Convenient carpool and drop-off and pick-up

Campers will be escorted to and from your car at the start and end of the camp day. Staff will help direct traffic and will assist campers with buckles. Please do NOT get out of the car. Enter our lot ONLY on Touhy taking the exit that’s the furthest west. Use only the drop-off zone when dropping off or picking up.

  • Morning carpool line opens at 9:00am and closes promptly at 9:30am
  • Afternoon carpool line opens at 3:30pm and closes at 3:45pm

Once your camper is safely in your car, please exit right onto Touhy. If you need to wait for an extended period of time, you will be asked to wait in the holding zone.

Walking? Children walking home without adult supervision or meeting parents who are arriving on foot will leave the building at the exit door and be walked to the Touhy/Sacramento intersection. Two JCC Chicago crossing guards will help children cross the street.

Food at summer camp

Campers work up a big appetite during their active days at Apachi Day Camp! We ask campers to pack a diary or pareve sack lunch and a snack daily. Our Kindergartners receive a daily morning snack. We do offer an end of day freeze pop to all campers and optional Add-On for pizza day on Fridays. We keep sack lunches indoors; and please don’t forget to write your camper’s name on the bag.

Food allergies

Safety and inclusion are top priorities at Apachi Day Camps. Our camps are committed to being allergy-safe. While our camps are not allergen-free, we strive to make our camp environments as safe as possible for children with food allergies using a customized approach and working closely with each family to develop an action plan for the child. More information can be found here.

Immunizations & Health Forms

To participate in camp, campers must have a completed health form signed by a physician on file. We also require documentation of immunizations.

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Share Your Apachi Love! Apachi is very special and we want to thank you for telling your friends and family about camp. Receive $75 off your camp fee for each NEW camper that registers for Apachi and lists you as their referral source!

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Please Note: Ages and grades listed below are as of the 2021-22 school year.

Apachi Village Rogers Park: 2 Year-Olds

Camp Hours: 9:30am-Noon

SessionDatesFee
Session 1 | 4 Wks6/21-7/16$810
Session 2 | 4 Wks7/19-8/13$810
Full Summer | 8 Wks6/21-8/13$1,280

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Apachi Village Rogers Park: 3 Year-Olds

Camp Hours: 9:30am-1:00pm

SessionDatesFee
Session 1 | 4 Wks6/21-7/16$985
Session 2 | 4 Wks7/19-8/13$985
Full Summer | 8 Wks6/21-8/13$1,560

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Apachi Village Rogers Park: 4 Year-Olds

Camp Hours: 9:30am-2:00pm

SessionDatesFee
Session 1 | 4 Wks6/21-7/16$1,265
Session 2 | 4 Wks7/19-8/13$1,265
Full Summer | 8 Wks6/21-8/13$2,005

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Chaverim  |  Girls & Boys  |  Grade K

Rising Kindergarten campers get to experience everything big kid camp has to offer in a caring environment that caters just to them! Campers will enjoy a diverse range of age-appropriate activities, including arts and crafts, music, sports, drama, and more! Campers will also learn valuable social skills, develop friendships, and make new discoveries all summer long. This program is specifically designed to help these young campers graduate from the Early Childhood School and spread their wings to become a part of big kid camp!

SessionDatesEarly Bird
Ends 10/23/20
Winter
Ends 2/28/21
Spring
Through Camp
Session 1 | 4 Wks6/21-7/16$1,070$1,165$1,265
Session 2 | 4 Wks7/19-8/13$1,070$1,165$1,265
Full Summer | 8 Wks6/21-8/13$1,700$1,805$2,005

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Shirim |  Girls  |  Grades 1-3

Shirim provides young girls a summer filled with fun and song as they develop lifelong friendships. Role model Camp Counselors help campers build self-confidence through safe and fun adventures as they learn games, dances, cheers, and more! Swimming, trips, and theme days round out this values-based program to provide a summer to remember! It is no wonder campers and Counselors make yearbooks every summer to capture all their favorite memories from Apachi Day Camp!

SessionDatesEarly Bird
Ends 10/23/20
Winter
Ends 2/28/21
Spring
Through Camp
Session 1 | 4 Wks6/21-7/16$1,210$1,330$1,430
Session 2 | 4 Wks7/19-8/13$1,210$1,330$1,430
Full Summer | 8 Wks6/21-8/13$1,940$2,090$2,290

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Sport  |  Boys  |  Grades 1-3

Our Sport program is designed for young boys to build strong bonds of brotherhood and lifelong friendships as they learn teamwork and sportsmanship during a summer filled with fast-paced fun! Campers will build self-confidence through safe and fun adventures as they learn new skills, sports, and games. Theme days, Jewish values, and a variety of exciting projects throughout the summer provide memories that matter for these young campers.

SessionDatesEarly Bird
Ends 10/23/20
Winter
Ends 2/28/21
Spring
Through Camp
Session 1 | 4 Wks6/21-7/16$1,210$1,330$1,430
Session 2 | 4 Wks7/19-8/13$1,210$1,330$1,430
Full Summer | 8 Wks6/21-8/13$1,940$2,090$2,290

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Shirim V’od  |  Girls  |  Grades 4-6

Girls who have graduated from our Shirim program still have more fun in store as part of Shirim V’od. Fun activities and theme days designed just for these older girls keep campers coming back year after year. Campers can look forward to a variety of new activities like Archery, cooking, and more! With swimming and trips in the mix as well, it is hard to beat a summer of fun at Apachi Day Camp!

SessionDatesEarly Bird
Ends 10/23/20
Winter
Ends 2/28/21
Spring
Through Camp
Session 1 | 4 Wks6/21-7/16$1,210$1,330$1,430
Session 2 | 4 Wks7/19-8/13$1,210$1,330$1,430
Full Summer | 8 Wks6/21-8/13$1,940$2,090$2,290

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Sport V’od  |  Boys  |  Grades 4-6

Our older Sport campers learn self-confidence as they develop skills through sports competitions, games, drills, and tournaments while building lasting bonds with friends and role model Camp Counselors. A focus on tournaments, teamwork, and activities catered specifically towards these older campers makes this program the perfect fit for athletic campers who want to be active all day.

SessionDatesEarly Bird
Ends 10/23/20
Winter
Ends 2/28/21
Spring
Through Camp
Session 1 | 4 Wks6/21-7/16$1,210$1,330$1,430
Session 2 | 4 Wks7/19-8/13$1,210$1,330$1,430
Full Summer | 8 Wks6/21-8/13$1,940$2,090$2,290

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CIT  |  Girls & Boys  |  Grades 8-10

Our all new Counselors-in-Training program is specifically designed to build strong role model Camp Counselors and future leaders in school and beyond! The Leadership Training curriculum is an adaptation of our Camp Counselor staff training curriculum combined with fun activities and social outings designed just for these future leaders. This specialized program fosters valuable leadership, teamwork, and communication skills, offering opportunities to mentor younger campers and form lasting friendships while getting tangible on-the-job training. Ideal candidates for this program are entering grades 8 – 10 and eager to become future Camp Counselors and/or use their summer to prepare for success in high school and college, while honing their leadership skills for group projects, committees, volunteer opportunities, and more.

SessionDatesEarly Bird
Ends 10/23/20
Winter
Ends 2/28/21
Spring
Through Camp
Session 1 | 4 Wks6/21-7/16$610$720$720
Session 2 | 4 Wks7/19-8/13$610$720$720
Full Summer | 8 Wks6/21-8/13$1,040$1,225$1,225

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Additional Options

SessionEarly Bird
Ends 10/23/20
Winter
Ends 2/28/21
Spring
Through Camp
Before Care$170-320$200-380$200-380
After Care$270-525$320-620$320-620
Extended Day$155-295$185-350$185-350

Inclusion

All Apachi Day Camps are fully inclusive of children with disabilities.

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For more information or to request a tour, contact us at 773.516.5853 or complete the form below.

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