If you envision spending the summer by the shores
of Lake Michigan learning about a unique beach
habitat, the interesting creatures and plants that
reside there, and the water that sustains them...
and would like to swim,
canoe, bike, and hike along
the beach... then Coast
Guardians is for you!
Campers will heighten their awareness
of the beach surroundings by becoming
expert environmentalists and scientists
while discovering the importance of
water and the beauty of the Great Lakes.
Your child will enjoy active games and
hands-on activities that focus on team
building, strategy, insight into the
natural world, and of course, fun!
Weekly field trips may include biking
and hiking at local ravines and beaches
giving campers the opportunity to get
to know the unique habitat of
Campers will enjoy instructional Introto-Swim lessons at the indoor pool at
Recreation Center of Highland Park.
(We highly recommend you supplement
the introductory lessons with a swim
lesson/class offered through Recreation
Center of Highland Park.
Call 847.579.4051 for details.)
Be a Coast Guardian this summer – you’ll
meet some wonderful new friends and
learn about one of our country’s most
important Great Lakes!
Campers are supervised by a certified
lifeguard while swimming at the beach.
Staff members are certified in Red Cross
first aid and CPR to ensure campers’
safety at all times.
The camper to staff ratio is 8:1.
Campers must bring a sack lunch and
beverage to camp every day.
They will receive a t-shirt and water
bottle on the first day of camp.
Park Avenue Beach, 8 Park Avenue
Supervisor: Jessica Reyes,
Park District of Highland Park • pdhp.org