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Lessons from BANNER

Posted by on September 22, 2020

It’s been a little over a month since the last day of camp and we’ve been taking some time to reflect on the unforgettable summer. We are so grateful for each of the campers and staff that spent 2020 with us here at Banner. They brought the best of themselves to our camp community every […]

Summer 2020 Safety & Fun

Posted by on July 24, 2020

The first four weeks of summer have flown by! Even in the midst of a pandemic, campers are enjoying being outside, connecting with friends, swimming, playing sports and participating in all the amazing and fun activities at camp. The safety and social distancing changes have not affected the Banner experience! The biggest one is campers […]

Facebook and Instagram ACTIVITIES

Posted by on May 14, 2020

Our social media platforms have been full of activity these last eight weeks as we have been home and busy with e-learning for our campers and staff. During COVID-19, we wanted to bring a little bit of Banner to your home each day. If you have been watching live, thank you and keep it up. […]

Movie Night Summer Highlights

Posted by on November 4, 2019

You’re Invited! Join us to watch the 2019 summer highlights on the big screen! Banner Day Camp Movie Premiere Two locations & times below: Saturday, November 16 Showing at 10:00 am @ FACETS 1517 W Fullerton Ave Chicago, IL Wednesday, November 20 Showings at 5:00 pm and 6:00 pm (SOLD OUT)            @Renaissance Place Cinema 1850 […]

Halloween Walk October 22

Posted by on October 4, 2019

BANNER’S HALLOWEEN WALK… LET’S BOOGIE!! TUESDAY, OCTOBER 22 AT BANNER DAY CAMP 5:30 to 7:00 pm Princesses, superheros (and Banner campers, too) The Halloween Walk is just for YOU! All around Banner you will find lots of treats. So invite a friend – it will be really neat. Your bags will be filled and snacks […]

Thank you – BE A GIFT!

Posted by on August 14, 2019

Thank you for a WONDERFUL and AMAZING summer! We loved having all of our campers, parents, staff and leadership team join us this summer. We hope your camp memories will last a long time and help you with the start of the school year! Remember to include others, be kind and believe in yourself always. […]

Arts and Crafts Junior Campers

Posted by on July 5, 2019

4th of July Bags Our goal was to create a theme by using just shapes and colors. We introduced primary colors, usage of patterns and repetition. Banner campers are getting familiar with the usage of different art materials. They especially enjoyed the tactile hands on stamping of stars and stripes on white canvas bags. Banner […]

Picture Day & Balloon Lift-Off

Posted by on June 20, 2019

WEEK ONE SPECIAL EVENT Banner campers have had a busy first week of camp. We have been dealing with some cooler days and filling them with exciting events. Friday is our first special event with Banner’s Picture Day and traditional Balloon Lift-Off! Junior and Senior campers should wear their traditional white Banner t-shirts. Tween campers should wear their gold Tween Banner […]

Meet the Bus Staff

Posted by on June 13, 2019

PREPARING  FOR THE FIRST DAY! The Banner Buses have arrived. We have been busy this week during STAFF ORIENTATION TRAINING. The staff are excited and ready to meet your campers on Monday. Group counselors starting calling their camp groups today to say hello and introduce themselves. If you missed their call, they will try again. […]

Happy Valentine’s Day

Posted by on February 13, 2019

Will you be our VALENTINE? Wishing you a wonderful Valentine’s Day! Here a few things we LOVE about Banner on Valentine’s day and everyday! 💕 💌 🤟🏻 💑 ❤️ 😍 💘 💟 💖 Our CAMPERS Our STAFF Our PARENTS SUMMER & camp for 8 weeks Sunshine, warm weather and POOLS ADVENTURE & trying new things Being CREATIVE & exploring the artsy side of […]