Campfire Illinois - Light the Fire Within

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Camp Kata Kani

Looking for a safe, enriching experience for your kids this summer that’s close to the office?

Look no further than Camp Kata Kani Summer Camp in Bolingbrook, owned and operated by Camp Fire Illinois Prairie.

We are pleased to offer eight weeks of day camp during the summer, running from June 11 through August 10.

Our camp schedule runs from 9 am to 4 pm with before-care beginning at 7 am to 6 pm each day.

Each week will feature our traditional camp activities such as field trips, hikes, fishing, archery, field games, crafts and our famous Friday campfire cookout.

Excellent summer camp for boys and girls.  Close to Chicago, Dupage, Will and Cook county areas.
The camp rate is $120 per week, which includes the cost of field trips and other expenses.

Before- and after-care costs have been lowered to $45 per week for before-care and

$50 per week for after-care which includes the addition of an evening snack.

We offer adiscounted rate of $90 if you sign up for both before- and after-care.
Please contact our summer camp director, Ryne “Ranger” Hanz at or 630.629.5160. Call today to reserve your spot at camp.

Staffing Highlights - Meet Amanda Held
Staffing Highlights - Meet Nicole Koronkowski 
Joining Camp Kata Kani this summer as Camp Counselor is Nicole Koronkowski  (a.k.a. Hope).  Nicole a senior at Bradley University majoring in Psychology. I aspire to be a mental health counselor one day. I enjoy reading, nature, and being around friends and family. I am excited to work with Camp Fire this summer to be able to help these kids grow into becoming the people they are meant to be!
Staffing Highlights - Meet Alexia Walls
Joining Camp Kata Kani this summer as Camp Counselor is Alexia Walls.  Alexia graduated from Purdue NW University with a BA in Communications, and is currently pursing a Master's Degree. She has been encouraging and motivating young adolescents since she was a kid, during Sunday school at her local church. During the school year she is an Instructor at the college level and also an Instructional Assistant at the middle school level. She is bringing her creative thinking, love for hiking outdoors, skills for engaging young children and open mindedness. Alexia is excited for this new opportunity and can't wait for a great summer at Camp Kata Kani. 
Joining Camp Kata Kani this summer as Assistant Camp Director is Amanda Held (a.k.a. Betta).  Amanda graduated from Carroll University with a Bachelor's in writing. She first fell in love with the magic of camp as a young camper in 2002, and has served roles as a camp counselor, camp unit leader, camp program director, assistant camp director, and before and after school facilitator in her adult career. Amanda brings with her an appreciation for outdoor teambuilding, a passion for building up campers and staff alike, as well as a love for nature writing. She is very excited for her first summer at Camp Kata Kani.