Programs for Early Childhood
The Dundee Township Park District has many program choices for children beginning at 9 months to 6 years old. Each program emphasizes socialization, develop new skills and teaches children to gain independence. Programs and activities range from Tot Rock to T-Ball. For a full list of programs being offered please refer to your seasonal program brochure. If you did not receive one in the mail please stop by the Rakow Center at 665 Barrington Ave. in Carpentersville or Randall Oaks Recreation Center at 500 N. Randall Rd. in West Dundee to pick up a brochure or download it by clicking the brochure image located in the left column of this page.
For a full list of programs being offered please refer to the seasonal program brochure.
Preschool Open Gym (9 months-6 years with parent)
Run, jump, slide or climb at Preschool Open Gym. You and your child(ren) will have a ball playing indoors and meeting new friends. Children ages 9 months to 6 years old can play, socialize and laugh in this open play atmosphere. Balls, slides, sports, tunnels and more will be available for your child to play with. Parents must accompany their child at all times.
$5 Drop-in Fee
Get a punch card, after 10 visits the eleventh is FREE.
Preschool Open Gym Schedule
|April 21-May 19||Fridays||10:30 am-12:00 pm||Randall Oaks Recreation Center|
Early Childhood Summer Camps/Programs
Summer Playtime | 12 months-2 years with parent
We will share songs, activities and stories about the natural world around us as your child interacts with others. The instructor will serve as a guide. Sorry, no infants or older children.
|375208-00||June 12-23||M,W,F/9:15-10:00 am||$47(R)/$67(NR)||RA|
Strider™ Camp | 3-5 years
Strider™ Camp uses no-pedal balance bikes to teach kids of all abilities how to ride on two wheels. The curriculum is built around learning, fun, socialization, and instruction intended to ignite a passion for riding. The goal of the camp is to help children have the balance and bike handling skills to ride on two wheels and never need training wheels! Please bring a helmet and water bottle to each class.
|375231-00||June 5-9||M-F/10:30-11:30 am||$40(R)/$60(NR)||ROSO|
|375231-01||July 10-14||M-F/10:30-11:30 am||$40(R)/$60(NR)||ROSO|
Summertime Fun Camp | 3-6 years
Socialization and group activities such as art, dramatics, sing-alongs, science and fun are all part of this exciting camp. Activities will be based on weekly themes and will be both indoors and outdoors. Camp will meet rain or shine. A snack and beverage will be provided daily. Child must be toilet trained, no pull-ups, please.
|375204-00||June 6-22||Tu,Th/9:00-11:00 am||$66(R)/$86(NR)||SHP|
|375204-02||July 11-27||Tu,Th/9:00-11:00 am||$66(R)/$86(NR)||SHP|
|375204-01||June 5-21||M,W/9:00-11:00 am||$66(R)/$86(NR)||SHP|
|375204-03||July 10-26||M,W/9:00-11:00 am||$66(R)/$86(NR)||SHP|
Kitchen Kapers | 3-8 years
This class teaches children simple recipes so they can help out in the kitchen. Safety tips are also emphasized. On the last day of class kids take home a recipe book filled with all their delicious experiments.
|375217-00||June 5-21||M,W/12:30-1:15 pm||$59(R)/$79(NR)||RA|
|375217-01||June 5-21||M,W/1:30-2:30 pm||$66(R)/$88(NR)||RA|
Funshine Treehouse (3-5 years)
A duck in the classroom? Hands-on science experiments? Nature studies? If any of these sound like something your child would appreciate, please join us in the Funshine Treehouse for A SCHOOL YEAR’S WORTH OF FUN AND EXPLORATION. Using Montessori inspired teaching methods, the experienced teachers of the Funshine Treehouse provide child-directed activities as well as daily lessons on animals, science and nature. The Randall Oaks Zoo animals are frequent visitors to the classroom. Children also have an opportunity to work on numbers and letters at their own pace.
Payment to cover the $40 non-refundable registration fee (included in the total fee), plus the first month’s tuition is due upon registration. Tuition is split into 10 payments.
2017-2018 School Year
|478315-01||Aug. 21-May 18*||M,W,F/9:00-11:30 am||Treehouse Center
at Al Price Building
|$1,590 R/$1,980 NR|
|478320-01||Aug. 22-May 17*||Tu,Th/9:00-11:30 am||Treehouse Center
at Al Price Building
|$1,040 R/$1,290 NR|
|478320-02||Aug. 22-May 17*||Tu,Th/12:30-2:30 pm||Treehouse Center
at Al Price Building
|$990 R/$1,170 NR|
*For holidays and school days off, Funshine Treehouse follows School District 300’s calendar.