Hephzibah Summer Day Care

Hephzibah, Oak Park’s oldest social service agency, will host a summer day care running from June 11 to Aug. 10 at Irving Elementary School, 1125 Cuyler Ave. The day runs from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.  A new feature for 2018 are two-week Playshops that range from fashion design to adventures in engineering. The summer program can accommodate 250 students from kindergarten through 5th grade. Participating families need to be working or in enrolled in school or training program. Fees are based on a sliding scale based on family income.

Learn more by e-mailing aanderson@hephzibahhome.org

HephEd Incredicamps

Incredicamps are weeklong, hands-on sessions centered on STEAM activities. Two camps are offered: Goop for kids 8 to12 and Sparks for ages 13 to 17. Goop focuses on 3D design and robotic fabrication. In the Sparks camp, participants build and pilot quadcopters and drones. Fees range from $900 (includes field trip fee) to $1,295 (includes materials). The day runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Camps are held at Concordia University Chicago in River Forest.

SAY Connect is sponsored by the Good Heart Work Smart Foundation in partnership with Success for All Youth (SAY).

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