BACK FOR 2023!
CHICAGO DAY CAMP
SATURDAY, JULY 8, 2023
Welcome to Midwestern Paradise
Chicago Day Camp is back by popular demand! Located just 45 minutes from Chicago in Lake Zurich, IL, Camp Chi’s day camp property, Apachi, offers the serenity of a countryside getaway with the amenities of a first-rate summer camp. Our home away from home is nestled on 37 sunny acres teeming with adventure and Midwestern charm. Among the sprawling fields, you’ll find two large heated pools, a zipline to soar through the sky, beach volleyball, fire pits for gourmet s’mores, and all the sporting accouterments to turn open fields into athletic battlegrounds. The day is filled with capture the flag, arts ‘n’ crafts, color war, a magical Havdalah experience, culinary adventures, a pool party, silent disco, and so much more. Chicago Day Camp is the perfect mini escape from the city to connect with new friends in your own backyard.
All meals, snacks + s’mores
Exclusive Trybal swag
Changing rooms & showers
Vibrant community of new friends
Optional transportation from Chicago
WHAT TO EXPECT
Traditional + original camp activities
Bubbe's Beer Garden with lawn games
Color war, crafts + ropes course
Free time to relax and hang out
Mimosa bar & happy hours
Havdalah under the stars
Themed pool party
You’ll get to customize the day by choosing from over 35 classic and out-of-the-box camp activities. While we encourage you to try something new, you're in charge of your own schedule. Between electives, check your camp mailbox, grab a snack at Bubbe’s Beer Garden, and embrace activities that make you forget to check your phone. No matter what you choose, there is surprise and delight layered into each part of the day. This weekend is yours to relax and recharge the way you want. Our Chicago Day Camp favorites include these activities, and many, many more:
Mexican churro baba baking
shibori challah covers
Jews and tattoos
arts & crafts
slip 'n' slide kickball
SATURDAY, JULY 8
9:00 - 9:30 am | Arrival & Breakfast Bar
9:45 - 10:45 am | Opening Ceremony & Silent Disco
11:00 - 12:00 pm | Elective Period #1
12:15 - 1:15 pm | Elective Period #2
1:15 - 2:00 pm | Lunch
2:15 - 3:15 pm | Elective Period #3
3:15 - 3:45 pm | Color War Prep
3:45 - 5:45 pm | COLOR WAR!!
5:45 - 7:30 pm | Free time & Happy Hour
7:30 - 8:30 pm | Dinner
8:30 - 9:30 pm | Evening Program & Havdalah
9:30 - 10:00 pm | Closing Ceremony & Campfire
10:00 pm | Departure
*Program timing is subject to change
Breakfast: meet bar. Enjoy some tasty nosh, our signature mimosa bar, and of course, a gourmet coffee bar. Don't forget to pick up your swag bag filled with goodies.
Meet the staff, get down at the silent disco ice breaker, and get to know your bunkmates (aka future besties) for the day!
Four teams. One champion. Team assignments will be sent in advance so you can arrive prepared to rack up those spirit points on the courts, in the gaga pit, and in the all-camp relay race.
FREE TIME & HAPPY HOUR
Relax at Bubbe's Beer Garden or try out some informal activities: chill at the pool with a DJ, join a game of slip 'n' slide kickball, make some tie-dye, or just lay out in the sun and schmooze. You'll have access to showers and locker rooms to freshen up before dinner. This time is yours to recharge the way you want.
As we say goodbye to Shabbat and welcome a new week, your senses will come alive in this unforgettable havdalah experience.
Every Trybal experiences concludes with an epic all-camp activity. There will also be a campfire with bevvies, music, and a gourmet s'mores bar under the stars to top off the night.
GETTING TO CAMP
Apachi Day Camp is located in Lake Zurich, IL:
45 minutes from Chicago
1 hour from Milwaukee
15 minutes from O'Hare International Airport
Get out of the city stress-free by joining the free Camp Bus from Chicago. Buses will be departing from three locations in the city: Lakeview, Logan Square, and River North. Parking passes will be available for an additional fee.
We encourage everyone to take the bus. Not only is it environmentally friendly, but it's the most fun way to meet people before the day begins. After a long day of fun, we'll help you get home safely!
A number of inexpensive hotels are in the area for those who live farther away and wish to spent the night nearby.
day camp rates 2023
Thru April 30
May 1 - June 15
June 15 - July1
Day Camp Ticket
Roundtrip Bus (from Chicago)
Trybal Midwest campers
COMBO PACKAGE: Sign up for Trybal Midwest and get a discounted ticket to Day Camp!
Terms & Conditions: Tickets are 100% refundable through one month before camp's start date, so register with confidence and save your spot risk-free! You have lots of save and nothing to lose. Prices are listed per person. Enrollment is subject to availability. Additional Eventbrite registration fees apply. To pay by check or Venmo, contact us for more information. In the case of inclement weather, camp's rain date is Sunday, July 9.
What Chicago Day Camp campers say
"We arrived as strangers but left as a new Trybal Community. It was unlike any camp experience I’ve ever had and I am incredibly grateful to have been a part of it. The staff was incredible, the programming was creative and the environment was everything I hoped it would be."
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Trybal Day Camp: Chicago
Camp Apachi | Lake Zurich, IL
Saturday, July 8, 2023