Diamond Lake District 76

Summer Exploration Camp

The District 76 Summer Exploration Camp offers an exciting opportunity for Diamond Lake students entering grades K through 8 to engage in a variety of educational and fun activities, at absolutely no cost. Scheduled from Monday to Friday, from June 3rd through the 28th, the camp will be hosted at Diamond Lake School, ensuring a familiar and safe environment for all participants. Attendees will be provided with breakfast, ensuring they start their day right. The camp features instruction in both English and Spanish, catering to a diverse student body. The curriculum is designed to be engaging and enriching, with a focus on reading, math, and STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) activities, aiming to foster creativity, critical thinking, and a love for learning among students.

Drop Off Procedure - 7:45am - 8am

  • Students may enter DLS starting at 7:45 am.

  • If you choose to drive your child to school, you MUST wait in your car in the drop-off arrival line in front of the building off of Diamond Lake Road; a staff member will then help your child out of the car and guide them towards the entry to DLS.  

  • Parents are NOT permitted to park their cars and walk their children into the building. 

  • Cars are not allowed to pull into the large spaces in the middle of the parking lot.  Cars are to remain in the front circle drive.

  • Cars are NOT able to go around buses for any reason.  Cars must follow and wait in the arrival line.

Pick Up Procedure - 11:30am

  • All buses will be loaded and dismissed PRIOR TO ANY STUDENTS WHO ARE PICKED UP in cars. 

  • Cars will not be allowed into the parking lot until all buses have exited the parking lot. 

  • Staff will guide students to their cars if they are being picked up

Additional Information: 

  • All grade levels will be at DLS, so to report any absences, you will need to call the DLS Main Office at (847) 566-6601 by 9am.

  • Students will not need to bring anything to school, other than a snack and water bottle if they would like to have one. Breakfast will be provided for all students daily. 

  • Some activities will require recyclable items such as toilet paper rolls, paper towel rolls and milk cartons. If you are able to donate any items, please send them inside with your students. 

If you have any further questions regarding Summer Exploration Camp, please reach out to Erin Grubb ([email protected]) or Dora Baron (Spanish) ([email protected]).

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