Important Info

T-Shirts, Trophy and Yearbook

Fred's Camp shirts should be worn on field trip days. A complimentary t-shirt will be provided during the first week of camp. Additional t-shirts may be purchased during the precamp meeting and during the summer. Every camper receives a trophy at the end of the summer and a yearbook mailed to them during the winter.


Door to door transportation, where possible, is included in tuition for each family living within Fred's Camp boundaries and whose home is accessible by school bus. Boundaries are subject to change. Families that are outside of our bus service areas are welcome to meet at central pick up/drop off points within our boundaries. Busing is not guaranteed after May 1. Bucktown bus boundaries are Western to the West and North Ave. To the South.

AfterCamp Care

AfterCamp care is available from 3:00-6:00pm everyday (except July 1 and August 12) at a daily cost of $25 per child. All children picked up after 3:30pm are considered staying for AfterCamp.

Please note, you are responsible for AfterCamp fees if your child is signed out on a colored piece of paper. AfterCamp fees are due on the day that it is used.


Please send a lunch in a labeled, bag Monday-Thursday. Fredʼs Camp has washable canvas lunch sacks for purchase; these will be available for purchase at the precamp meeting. The lunches will be refrigerated during the camp day except on field trips. Fredʼs Fabulous Franks will be served on Fridays (except August 12). All campers are given a cold snack at the end of the day.

Field Trips

Junior Camp field trips are on Wednesdays. Senior Camp field trips are on Tuesdays. Tween Camp field trips are on Mondays & Thursdays.

Meet the Counselors

There is a pre camp meeting on Saturday, June 18.