Programs for Youth & Teens
Dundee Township Park District offers many programs and activities for youth and teens including bowling, magic class, cooking class, martial arts, horseback riding and much more. 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 more information, call (847) 428-7131.
School’s Out Club (Grades K-5)
Let us keep your children entertained on days off from school! The program is held at the Rakow Center, where children can be dropped off in the morning and picked up in the afternoon. A variety of activities will be planned for the children. The Park District will provide two treats/drinks during the day. Please send your child with a sack lunch, swim suit and towel.
Daily fee includes ticket, transportation fees for all trips, and snacks. Please arrive at the School’s Out Club no later than 8:30 am since many of our trips depart shortly thereafter (pick-up is available after 3:00 pm). Refunds for cancellations will only be issued after all expenses have been covered. No refunds will be given when cancellations are made the day of attendance.
School’s Out Club Schedule | 7:00 am-6:00 pm | Rakow Center
(subject to change)
|Fee Resident||Fee Nonresident||Enroll By*|
|567000-23||May 26||Cookies by Victoria||$37/$42||$56/$61||5/19/17|
|567000-24||May 30||Walk to Dairy Queen/Dolphin Cove||$37/$42||$56/$61||5/23/17|
|567000-25||May 31||Lions Park||$37/$42||$56/$61||5/24/17|
|567000-26||June 1||Nature Play Space/Dolphin Cove||$37/$42||$56/$61||5/25/17|
|567000-27||June 2||Dolphin Cove||$37/$42||$56/$61||5/26/17|
Pedal & Paddle Camp | 7-13 years
This camp emphasizes biking and swimming with daily sports and games. While not strenuous, this camp is best suited for campers who enjoy riding their bike moderate distances on a daily basis. Weekly field trips/special events are also a highlight of this camp. All campers need to have a bike in good working condition (preferably a gear bike) and a bike helmet. Campers need to bring a swimming suit, towel, lunch, beverage, water bottle, bike helmet and sunscreen daily. Before & After Camp Care is available.
|372470-01||June 5-9||M-F/9:00 am-3:00 pm||$125(R)/$155(NR)**||RA|
|372470-03||July 10-14||M-F/9:00 am-3:00 pm||$125(R)/$155(NR)**||RA|
|372470-02||June 12-16||M-F/9:00 am-3:00 pm||$125(R)/$155(NR)**||RA|
|372470-04||July 17-21||M-F/9:00 am-3:00 pm||$125(R)/$155(NR)**||RA|
** PLEASE NOTE: Fees increase $25 the Tuesday prior to camp week start date (increase is only to the camp fee, not to the Camp Care fee)REGISTER ONLINE
Outdoor Adventure Camp | 9-13 years
This jam-packed camp will provide you with an outdoor educational experience that is second to none. Guided by instructors from the L.L. Bean Outdoor Discovery School, this camp will foster a friendly, safe and supportive environment that will allow you to try new activities, make new friends, and develop confidence and lifelong outdoor skills. Activities will include kayaking, paddle boarding, archery, fly casting, geocaching and more. Learn about the ecology and natural history of the area, all while having fun! Contractual
|372472-01||Aug. 7-11||M-F/12:30-4:30 pm||$269(R)/$299(NR)||RA|
Algonquin Community Tennis Association
The Algonquin Community Tennis Association (ACTA) is a notfor-profit community tennis program serving tennis players of various ages and abilities. Whether you want to learn how to play tennis or would like to join in some league play, ACTA will be able to get you involved in the tennis community. On the first day of class, participants will pay a $10 annual family membership fee and complete a waiver for ACTA. This membership will include exclusive offers and eligibility for league play, group lessons, socials, and will help support the Junior Tennis Program in the community. When the weather looks questionable or is inclement, please call (815) 403-5759 no more than one hour prior to class start time to check on status.
Pee Wee Tennis | 5-7 years
This class will have your child starting to enjoy tennis through successful instruction that emphasizes hand-eye coordination through drills that incorporate catching, ball tossing, footwork, drop hitting, and basic groundstroke fundamentals. Please come to class dressed comfortably. Wear tennis shoes. Bring your own racket, water & sun protection.
|372260-01||June 5-8||M-Th/5:00-6:00 pm||$35(R)/$50(NR)||HP|
|372260-02||June 12-15||M-Th/9:00-10:00 am||$35(R)/$50(NR)||GP|
|372260-03||June 19-22||M-Th/5:00-6:00 pm||$35(R)/$50(NR)||HP|
|372260-04||June 26-29||M-Th/9:00-10:00 am||$35(R)/$50(NR)||GP|
|372260-05||July 10-13||M-Th/9:00-10:00 am||$35(R)/$50(NR)||GP|
|372260-06||July 17-20||M-Th/5:00-6:00 pm||$35(R)/$50(NR)||HP|
|372260-07||July 24-27||M-Th/9:00-10:00 am||$35(R)/$50(NR)||GP|
|372260-08||July 31-Aug. 3||M-Th/5:00-6:00 pm||$35(R)/$50(NR)||HP|
Youth Tennis | 7-10 years
Whether you are a beginner or continuing your instruction in tennis, this class will build skills in hand-eye coordination and proper footwork. We will also work on basic groundstroke fundamentals which include the appropriate grip for volleying, overheads, and serving.
|372260-09||June 5-8||M-Th/5:00-6:00 pm||$35(R)/$50(NR)||HP|
|372260-10||June 12-15||M-Th/9:00-10:00 am||$35(R)/$50(NR)||GP|
|372260-11||June 19-22||M-Th/5:00-6:00 pm||$35(R)/$50(NR)||HP|
|372260-12||June 26-29||M-Th/9:00-10:00 am||$35(R)/$50(NR)||GP|
|372260-13||July 10-13||M-Th/9:00-10:00 am||$35(R)/$50(NR)||GP|
|372260-14||July 17-20||M-Th/5:00-6:00 pm||$35(R)/$50(NR)||HP|
|372260-15||July 24-27||M-Th/9:00-10:00 am||$35(R)/$50(NR)||GP|
|372260-16||July 31-Aug. 3||M-Th/5:00-6:00 pm||$35(R)/$50(NR)||HP|
Tween/Teen Tennis 10-14 years
This class will focus primarily on stroke fundamentals with an emphasis on the volley, serve, and overhead. This level will include game-based competition. Whether you’re a beginner, intermediate, or advanced player, you will have plenty of opportunities to improve your game. Please come to class dressed comfortably. Wear tennis shoes. Bring your own racket, water & sun protection.
|372260-17||June 5-8||M-Th/6:00-7:00 pm||$35(R)/$50(NR)||HP|
|372260-18||June 12-15||M-Th/10:00-11:00 am||$35(R)/$50(NR)||GP|
|372260-19||June 19-22||M-Th/6:00-7:00 pm||$35(R)/$50(NR)||HP|
|372260-20||June 26-29||M-Th/10:00-11:00 am||$35(R)/$50(NR)||GP|
|372260-21||July 10-13||M-Th/10:00-11:00 am||$35(R)/$50(NR)||GP|
|372260-22||July 17-20||M-Th/6:00-7:00 pm||$35(R)/$50(NR)||HP|
|372260-23||July 24-27||M-Th/10:00-11:00 am||$35(R)/$50(NR)||GP|
|372260-24||July 31-Aug. 3||M-Th/6:00-7:00 pm||$35(R)/$50(NR)||HP|