Summer Day Camp

2024 Camp Lakeside Weekly Themes

Each week at Camp Lakeside has its own unique theme; in addition to themed activities, campers will enjoy art, STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics), archery, gardening, nature exploration, games, life skills & social development, community service, and much more!

Week 1

2024 Camp Lakeside Olympic Games

Calling all Olympians!  Compete in the 2024 Olympic Games for a chance to take home the gold in traditional events & all new events created by you.

Week 2

Welcome to the Jungle

Zoologists unite as we explore the animals of the land, sea, & air!  Get ready to investigate all things creepy, crawly, soft, fluffy, scaly & furry.

Week 3

Fairy Tales Come Alive

Bring the magic of your most treasured fairy tales to life this week while also creating some mystical creatures & potions of your own!

Week 4

Holiday Extravaganza

Celebrate your favorite holidays!  Journey with us through all of the yearly holidays enjoying their many fun traditions.

Week 5

Supercalifragilistic Science

Prepare to be amazed as we discover the wonders of science in everything around us. Experiment, engineer, explode & more!

Week 6

Around the World

All aboard!  We are headed around the world in 5 days traveling through the vast rich cultures abroad.

Week 7

Mermen & Mermaids

Grab your fins and swim into the wonderful world of water!  Bring your squirt gun for this wet & wild week.

Week 8

Camp Lakeside Rocks!

End the summer on a high note.  Join the band and jam with us this week as we celebrate the summer with music & karaoke!


Weekly tuition to Camp Lakeside is $150

July 4th Week Tuition is $90
*3-day week, M-W
Weekly Early Bird and Night Owl camp extended hour rates are as follows:

  • Early Bird Partial (8-9am): $14
  • Early Bird Full (7-9am): $28
  • Night Owl Partial (3-5pm): $28
  • Night Owl Full (3-6pm): $42
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Drop Off/Pick Up

Follow signs on Fish Lake Rd. to the designated drop-off & pick-up location.  Staff will assist children to and from vehicles.

For Early Bird drop-off and/or Night Owl Camp pick-up, please follow the designated Early Bird or Night Owl camp signs on S. Fish Lake Rd and park your car in the parking lot. Then, please knock on door #3 and staff will greet you and assist with your camper.

Thank You to Our Sponsors!

Lyp Family

Valparaiso Noon Kiwanis Club

Discovery Charter Schools

Brave Heart Foundation

Jewel Osco

Indiana Sports Corporation

Great Lakes Dental Implant Center