Sommercamp at DANK Haus German American Cultural Center

Chicago, Ill.


4740 N. Western Ave.
Chicago, Ill. 60625


Enroll your children in a 2 week Summer camp designed to provide an introduction to German language and culture with an emphasis on fun!

Program is for children between 4-10 years old.

Previous German experience is not required and program is fully bilingual.


Once Upon a Deutschland– German Folk and Fairy Tales is the theme of this year’s Sommer Camp at the Dank Haus. Children from age 4 – 10 explore Monday through Fridays from August 3rd to August 14th from 9am to 3pm language and culture fun through hands on activities.

A typical day at the Sommer camp looks like this:

  • 9am: fun morning routine reading books, singing songs, playing games and introducing the topics of the day.

  • 10 am: the children will split up in two groups of children age 4 to 6 and age 7 to 10 for work on age appropriate activities and projects.

  • 11:30: lunch time.

  • 12pm: returning to groups, finishing up morning projects

  • 2pm: Passport time: Children reflect on the information they have received during the day

  • 2:30: free play

Instructors are recent, native transplants, child to instructor ratio held 1:5.

The Sommercamp is held August 3 through 14, 2015. Daily 9:00 am and 3:00 pm.

Before and after care available 8 am through 5pm for an additional fee.

Convenient drop off and pick up zone in front of Center. The Office and Classrooms are on the 3rd floor of the DANK Haus German American Cultural Center. The building is elevator equipped. Lunch is not provided by Center.


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