Camp CBG

Running on the rolling hills

July 27 – August 21, 2020

Based on guidelines from state and local public health officials, Camp CBG will offer modified camp programs this summer.

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All programs will be full day, weeklong camps with a maximum of ten participants per age group. We are not able to offer My First Camps, Leaders in Training, or Cooking Camps. Activities will be the same from week to week and are designed to allow for outdoor social distancing. Please see our safety guidelines.

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Where Science, Nature & Fun Meet!

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Our instructors are highly qualified, and many have been teaching with Camp CBG for more than five years. All staff members participate in annual training, are first-aid certified, and love teaching.

Science, nature, art, ecology, and cooking camps draw kids from Chicago and the North Shore suburbs, including surrounding areas of Glencoe, Highland Park, Deerfield, Northbrook, and Winnetka.


Rave reviews from parents of campers

"The camp was educational and fun. It was a special treat to learn about nature and science in one of the most beautiful gardens in the world."

"Clever, unique activities. Now, our daughter loves going to the CBG to share what she learned about the gardens!"

"I think the subject matter was varied and interesting. The access to the outdoors was unparalleled and as always, the CBG facilities are great."

"Kids were so proud to bring home their plants and art projects. My kindergartener was able to tell us some things she learned about pollinators. My preschooler likes the sensory activities and field trip to the cove."

"We will recommend the camp to friends. My son had a great time!"