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Summer Camp & Classes

Summer Quest Classes run the gamut from Coding to Soccer, to Stock Trading, to Chess and Yoga.  If that sounds like a diverse assortment, it sure is!  Class activities are for Grades K-8.  Quest Classes will be offered for eight weeks and will be available for registration in two week segments.  Morning classes extend from 9:00am - 11:30am.  Afternoon classes extend from 1:00pm - 3:30pm.

Summer Quest Classes

The Summer Quest Camp model is a full day experience with both structured and unstructured activities for Grades K-6.  Summer Quest Camp will be offered for eight weeks and will be available for registration in two week segments.

Campers will enjoy arts & crafts, creative play on our playground,  cooling water activities (non-swimming), and exploring our 2-acre west campus complete with a soccer field, basketball court, wetlands, walking path with nature facts, amphitheater, raised gardens, and a covered pavilion with bathroom access. Each week of camp celebrates a different theme! 

Campers will be provided individual items (such as specific art supplies) marked with their name for their own use. Shared items will be wiped down between uses.
COVID-19 protocols will be in place to promote camper and counselor safety, including: wearing masks indoors, no field trips, social distancing, and maximum class sizes.

Pricing and Registration Information

QUEST PROGRAMS (All available in 2-week sessions)

SUMMER CLASSES 
AM Classes 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM $300*
PM Classes 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM $300*

*Some classes require a small fee for tools and resources. Consult the class description for more information.

SUMMER CAMP
Full Day 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM $500
AM Classes 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM $275
PM Classes 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM $275

Full Day fee includes supervised lunch/recess.

STAY FOR LUNCH
Lunch Break 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM $85

Full Day fee includes supervised lunch/recess. Students attending either AM or PM classes are invited to extend their day by joining us for the social lunch/recess break. See more about lunch in the procedures section below.

BEFORE CARE & AFTER CARE
Before Care 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM $85 
After Care 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM $135

Pre-registration is required or late fees will apply to ensure appropriate staffing.

Register for the above Quest Academy programs here.

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ADDITIONAL PROGRAMS (Schedules vary)

CHESS WITHOUT BORDERS --  Note Early Bird Pricing
SCHEDULE (1-week sessions) 
Full Day 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM $339 ($389 after 6/1)
AM Classes 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM $209 ($259 after 6/1)
PM Classes 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM $209 ($259 after 6/1)

For information about the Chess Camp, contact GM Yury Schulman at chesswob@gmail.com or 312-375-7475.

Register separately for Chess Without Borders here.

KIDS YOGA
AM Classes 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM $300

Contact Masha at Vibrant Yoga at masha@vibrant.yoga
for more information.

Register separately for Kids Yoga here.

Procedures & Information

MINIMUMS / MAXIMUMS / CANCELLATIONS: Summer Classes are subject to varying class minimums and maximums. Cancellations may occur based on low enrollment, as well as class maximums may result in a waitlist. Families will be notified of any changes and/or refunds as necessary.

GRADE ENTERING: Eligibility for Summer Quest programs is the grade entering in Fall 2021.

LUNCH / RECESS: Students staying for full day programs will have a supervised, designated time to eat and play before the afternoon activities. Students will be responsible for bringing their own lunch. Quest Academy is a peanut-restricted campus and Summer Quest students should be mindful to bring peanut-free lunches to maintain the safety of all participants. Students attending AM or PM classes may choose to stay for the lunch/recess time for an additional fee.

PHOTO POLICY: Quest Academy may take photographs of participants enrolled in summer programs. These photographs may be used in print, online, or in other promotional materials.

IN CASE OF SEVERE WEATHER: Quest Academy is equipped with indoor facilities to accommodate summer programming and should not need to alter a class/camp schedule due to weather concerns.

ARRIVAL AND DISMISSAL: Families should arrive in the main parking lot (Door 1) at Quest Academy for the first day of camp to check in. Families may be directed to drop-off and pick-up at alternative doors and/or west campus for subsequent days based on their class locations.

WHAT TO BRING FROM HOME: 

  • To ensure safety during COVID-19, snacks and lunch must be brought from home.
  • Parents should provide sunscreen, bug repellent, water bottles, swimwear, and towels. Water bottles can be refilled on campus during the day.

FIRST AID AND SAFETY: All Quest Academy employees have current First Aid/CPR/AED certifications. First Aid needs will be adminstered by summer staff as needed. Outside vendors such as CODEMOJI, Vibrant Yoga, and Chess Without Borders provide their own staff. Quest Academy does not claim that these vendors are certified in First Aid/CPR/AED.

FACILITIES: Summer Quest will utilize space throughout the Quest Academy campus including the main building, adjacent spaces in the plaza, and West Campus located across Plum Grove Road a short walk from the main building. Shared spaces will be within the guidelines of COVID-19 safety procedures, including maintaining social distance and sanitizing as needed.

CONTACT CAMP DIRECTORS: You may contact Summer Quest Directors during camp hours at the main school phone number: 847-202-8035. After hours, you may leave a message at 847-202-8035 x 426.

COVID-19 SAFETY PROTOCOLS: Quest Academy has been successful during the school year, remaining open to all students, fully in person. This has been accomplished by following safety guidelines directly aligned with the CDC’s recommendations.

Summer Quest will continue this process and refer to the latest guidelines recommended by the CDC. It is expected that the following guidelines will be practiced; if any changes occur, participants will be notified.

  • Social distancing will be practiced - 6-feet when possible, but no fewer than 3-feet as outlined by the current CDC guidelines.
  • Maximum capacity of indoor spaces will be aligned with % occupancy as outlined by the current CDC guidelines.
  • Hand sanitizing stations and regular opportunities for handwashing will be available throughout the day.
  • All students and staff will wear masks indoors and will utilize outside time for mask breaks with social distancing in place.
  • Upon arrival, students and staff will be temperature scanned.