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This year’s Camp Greenheart will take place Saturday, July 15th – Thursday, July 20th, 2017
The scholarship covers the full cost of one camper to attend Camp Greenheart, a value of $550. This includes all lodging, meals and activity costs as well as transportation to and from the camp facilities.
All youth ages 9-13 residing near the Chicagoland area are eligible to attend Camp Greenheart.
Camp Greenheart 2017 will take place at YMCA Camp Duncan, located 55 miles northwest of Chicago in Ingleside, IL. Located on 300 acres of woodlands, open fields, and rolling hills, Camp Duncan is a beautiful facility and ideal place for your child to spend a week of their summer.
The facilities at Camp Duncan include heated/air conditioned activity lodge, private bathrooms and shower facilities, high ropes course, campfire pit, indoor swimming pool, and on-site lake.
Application and Registration
Available spots for Camp Greenheart fill up quickly, so register early to reserve your spot today! Registrations are on a first come, first served basis.Register online here or download and complete the Camper Registration and Scholarship Form (PDF) and Camper Health History Form (PDF) and return to:
Via email: Elyse Voyen, firstname.lastname@example.org
Via mail: Greenheart International c/o Elyse Voyen, 712 N. Wells St. Floor 2 Chicago, IL 60654
Please contact Elyse Voyen at email@example.com or call 312-264-1616.
Camp Greenheart is an initiative of Greenheart International, a global non-profit with headquarters in Chicago. Since 1985, Greenheart International has served the global community by connecting people and planet through cultural exchange, fair trade, and transformative experiences.
Camp Greenheart is an extension of these areas of expertise and also provides us with the opportunity to connect with youth in our community. We have demonstrated success in fostering leadership skills, teamwork, and creativity among camp participants.
Camp Greenheart’s mission is to:
- Engage youth to explore their natural surroundings
- Work creatively, collaboratively and independently
- Foster a holistic sense of well-being for self, others, and the world
- Challenge campers through increased responsibility and independence
- Celebrate youth and togetherness with music and nature
We strive to make camp fun, active, life-learning experience for all of our campers. The camp mission is achieved by providing challenging, fun activities such as swimming, climbing, boating, environmental education, sports, arts and crafts, archery, hiking, camping a much more.
Meet some of our campers in the video below and see photos from #CampGreenheart on Instagram!