Friday, August 19, 2011

Thank You For All The "Good Times" This Summer

Thanks to everyone for a wonderful summer. It has been ten weeks of non-stop fun! We truly do have a great job, and what makes it so great are the amazing personalities of our campers. Watching them grow year to year and being able to put a smile on their faces means everything. We wish everyone a successful school year and hope to see you all back next summer.
Please take a few minutes and send us an e-mail to or fill out our online comment form and tell us how you felt about the summer and our counselors. Your feedback helps us improve the quality of our camp for next summer.   
Have a great school year

Monday, August 8, 2011

Important Information About The Six Flags Great America Field Trip

There will be an early drop off and late pick up at all locations on Wednesday, August 17th for the field trip to Six Flags Great America. The Northbrook and Wheeling buses will be leaving by 8:00 am and the camp will be leaving the Glenview base at 8:30 am. Please arrive 15 minutes early before your bus leaves.   All buses will be back at their bases by 6:00 PM. 
Here are some other important reminders about the Great America Trip.
  • Campers that have season passes and bring them to Great America will receive $10.
  • Food is not allowed in the park. Campers must bring money for lunch.  
    • The recommended amount to bring is $15 for lunch.  
    • Place money in a Ziplock bag labeled with the counselor's name, camper's name, and the amount enclosed.  
    • Please use singles. It makes life easier for counselors with younger campers to keep track of change.
  • Campers should wear sunscreen and a hat.
  • All parents are welcome to come to Great America.   
    • Parents that do come can buy a ticket from Matt or Dave for $30 before they enter the park.
    • Parents and guests are asked to stay with their camper's group.
    • Parents may drive separately from the camp and can stay later with their campers after the camp leaves the park.  Please talk to Matt or Dave if you are planning on doing this.
  • Campers will not be going into Hurricane Harbor Water Park.
If you have any questions, please call our camp office at  (847) 729-4884 or e-mail us at

Monday, August 1, 2011

Give Us a Review Online and Get a Free Water Shirt!

Please rate and write a review of us on Google Places or  Yelp. If you bring a print out of your review and show it to a camp director you'll get a free Good Times Water Shirt. Limit one review per camper.


2011 Wrestling Tournament

Our annual wrestling tournament will start on Monday, August 1 and will end Friday, August 12 for all campers that weighed in and signed up during week 7.  Wrestling will take place in the mornings and afternoons at the Playdium.
8:00 AM to 8:45 AM 
3:45 PM to 4:45 PM
Parents, please adjust your campers' pick up and drop off times so they may be able to wrestle.  If you have any questions, please talk to Earl or E-mail him at