Registration Open for Christmas Break Parks and Rec Programs

From Lego-building, to chess- and soccer-playing, there are several different options for kids staying home over the break.

The following is a release from the Village of Hinsdale Parks and Recreation Department:

Staying home over Christmas break and need something for your children to do? Try out one of these exciting parks and recreation department programs.

Lego Engineering Classes

Power up your engineering skills with Play-Well Technologies and over 100,000 pieces of LEGOs for either of these classes. Apply real-world concepts in physics, engineering & architecture through engineer-designed projects.

  • Pre-Engineering with Lego for ages 5-7: Jan. 2-4, 9 a.m. to noon.
  • Engineering FUNdamentals with Legos for ages 8-12: Jan. 2-4, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.


  • Chess Scholars Camp for ages 5-12 years: Dec. 26-28,  9 a.m. to noon. This camp is designed for both beginners and experienced players
  • Strategy 4 Kids Chess Program for ages 5-12: Dec. 26-28, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Every class each child will learn two or three new skill-based games.

Soccer Camps

  • Hinsdale Soccer Academy 5-Star Winter Camp for ages 5-12: Dec. 27-29, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. This co-ed camp is the ultimate mini-camp for kids to have fun in the winter. Camp is organized by Mike Wiggins the Head Coach at Hinsdale central. Camp is held at Hinsdale Central High School.
  • Soccer Made in America for ages 4-15: Dec. 26-28, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. This co-ed camp offers a fully integrated program of techniques and tactics.  Camp is held at Zion Lutheran Church

Register through the Hinsdale Parks and Recreation Department at www.villageofhinsdale.org/pr. Register on line, via fax or in person. For more information and fees, contact the department at 630-789-7090. 


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