The Oasis Blog

The days of summer camp may be over, but there’s still time to take the kids on an autumn camping trip or simply have a cookout in the backyard. Here are some ideas for easy and nutritious foods kids can help make, or even make by themselves. Remember that it helps immensely to chop or slice ingredients beforehand and store them in plastic bags.

Hobo Dinners

Fall is a time for hot apple cider, jumping and rolling in piles of leaves
and turning your home into a weekend science lab? Yes! Weekends are the perfect time for parents to get hands on with their children's education and expand on the curriculum their kids receive when at school. 

Evanston children tend to have much different summer camp experiences, depending on their parents’ economic situation. The more affluent enjoy swim lessons, camps with sports activities, vacations etc., and have fun, enriching summers. For those living below the poverty line (nearly one in three in the Evanston area), extras like summer camps with accompanying enrollment fees, are not within a family’s budget.

Get Ready For Camp


Oasis Summer Day Camp's 2012 Open House!

When: May 20th

Time: 10:00-12:00 Noon

Spending two days a week at a water park or beach is such fun for our campers, but ensuring it is safe fun is our top priority. Many parents of young children express concerns about swim days at summer camp. As parents of a young one, we understand how frightening it can be to trust others to supervise your child around water. For that reason we’d like to provide a little more information about how water safety is accomplished at Oasis Summer Day Camp.

Each year Oasis Summer Day Camp, with locations in Winnetka and Highland Park, creates an action packed calendar of events that is filled with trips, special performers, water parks, and endless amounts of smiles and laughter.  One look at our schedule and you will find that we are visiting all the Chicagoland summer hot spots!  Often parents wonder if they need to pack money with their child in order to maximize the fun.  Oasis provides a full day of entertainment and no extra money is required.  Now that does not mean campers l

Earlier this year the US Commerce Association (USCA) selected Oasis Summer Day Camp for the 2011 Best of Winnetka Award in the Sports and Recreation category.  The selection as a 2011 Award Winner is a reflection of the hard work of not only Oasis staff, but of many people that have supported our business and contributed to the subsequent success o