City of Elgin Parks and Recreation

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Basic Information

Address: 1080 E. Chicago St. Elgin, IL 60120
Phone Number: 847-931-6770
Fax Number: 847-531-7020
Director: Cindy Corrigan

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City of Elgin Parks and Recreation
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Additional Information

Causes Served: Reduced fee summer camp for disadvantaged youth
Clearances Required: Yes
Background Check: Yes
Population Served: Disadvantaged youth
Ages for Volunteer: Must be at least 16 years old
Hours of Service: 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Minimum Hours Required: Minimum one day per week for the whole summer
Days of Service: Monday through Friday
Mission Statement:

We create community through people, parks and programs.

Philosophy/Belief Statement:

The Eastside Recreation Center in Elgin, IL promotes healthy lifestyles through fun active play, creative games, environmental awareness, and nutrition. We build children's confidence in celebrating their talents and strengths. Children participate in sports, arts and crafts, games, special event days, swimming lessons and free swim. Lunches are provided to campers.


2015 Eastside Recreation Summer Camp.
June 8 to July 3 and July 13 to August 7
Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Monday, Wednesday and Friday at the Eastside Recreation Center
Tuesday and Thursday at Lords Park Pavilion and Pool

Additional Information:

High School and College Students sign up now to volunteer as Summer Camp Assistants at the Eastside Recreation Center. This is a great opportunity for students who are thinking about a career in education or recreation. Volunteer positions show future employers and college admission counselors a student's drive and dedication. Such accomplishments demonstrate initiative, personal will and leadership skills. All new volunteers must attend volunteer orientation, sign a waiver and have a background check. Volunteers under 18 years old must have a parent or guardian also sign the waiver and background check.