Virtual Backpack

Education at Writers Theatre

Magic & Mystery Spring Break Camp

When: March 27 - 31 from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Description: In this Spring Break adventure, campers will:
  • Create and perform an original play featuring magical tricks campers will learn throughout the week. 
  • Gain exclusive access to Writers Theatre’s professional theatre, including their own ID badge and backstage tour. 
  • Perform a final showcase for family and friends in Writers Theatre’s Gillian Theatre. Open to campers of all experience levels and abilities, ages 7 – 12.

Learn More and Register

Healthy Kids Running Series

Healthy Kids Running Series

Healthy Kids Running Series (HKRS) is a national, inclusive youth running nonprofit organization. Kids ages 2 - 14 participate in a five-week running series providing a positive and fun introduction to running. 

Registration is open and the five-week series runs from April 21 to May 23.

When: On the following Sundays: April 23, April 30, May 7, May 14, and May 21 at 3:00 p.m.

Where: Johns Park, 2101 Central Road, Glenview, IL 60025

Learn-to-Row Summer Sessions

The North Suburban Crew (NSC) rowing club is hosting two “Learn-to-Row” summer sessions for athletes entering grades 7-12 in the fall.

Visit or contact Coach Bill Schaudt at for more information. 

Camp Galileo

Camp Galileo: Innovation, Friendship, and Fun

Camp Galileo is coming to Arlington Heights at Our Lady of the Wayside School this summer! At Camp Galileo, K-10th graders enjoy creative STEAM-inspired projects and get active outside. Our dynamic staff helps kids turn ideas into reality, collaborate with peers and play hard outdoors. Stanford research shows that kids who experience Galileo’s curriculum demonstrate perseverance, confidence and resilience. Enroll during Early Bird registration and save $50 per week!