The Oasis Blog

Each and every year we close the Oasis camp season and are moved by the feeling of gratefulness we feel for our campers, staff and families. This year it feels even truer than ever. It seems the past nine weeks flew by in a blur. Such wonderful days filled with smiles, cannonballs, dancing, trips, laser tag; knock out, learning and more. The quiet moments come to mind too…seeing new friendships blossom, hearing comforting words spoken between a counselor and camper, noting a shared kindness between campers with a sweet smile of thanks.

Oasis Summer Day Camp's 2019 Open House

Sunday, June 9

770 Deerfield Road, Highland Park, Illinois 60035 (roomy parking in the back)

Oasis Summer Day Camp is excited to announce that we have partnered with a former camp family to provide another exceptional option to our friends and family.  Ten Mile Transit Service, a family owned and operated transportation company, offers a safe, affordable and dependable service for families interested in convenient door-to-door service to and from camp.  Specific details can be found HERE.  They, along with our catering services and enrichment guests, will be available to discuss their

During the school year Oasis Day Camp owners Brooke and James Schamber are public school employees.  Brooke is a nationally certified school psychologist and James a Golden Apple Fellow and second grade teacher.  They are passionate about providing children of all backgrounds enriching opportunities that teach campers about themselves, their world, and their friends.  They have created and would like to share a few tips to help encourage academic growth.   Did you know 

Dear Camp Families,

Press Release


Oasis Summer Day Camp, LLC Receives 2017 Best of Highland Park Award

Highland Park Award Program Honors the Achievement

HIGHLAND PARK July 14, 2017 -- Oasis Summer Day Camp, LLC has been selected for the 2017 Best of Highland Park Award in the Summer Day Camp category by the Highland Park Award Program.

Helpful Tips For 2018 Oasis Parents and Campers

1. Our 2018 open house is Sunday, June 10 at our Highland Park Campus.  It is from 10:00-12:00 and we hope to see you. 

2. Oasis Summer Day Camp is a nut-free facility.  Please plan lunch and snacks accordingly.  Catered lunch can be purchased online as well as snack.  Snack consists of a Gatorade or water, a fruit and a chip or cracker.

3. Drop-off hours are from 8:00 to 9:00 and pick-up hours are from 3:30-5:30.  

Camp Out at The Historic Grove

Are you hosting an overnight?

Yes! As parents ourselves this is an opportunity you should really consider as it is a one-of-a-kind night. The information below shares with you just how special a night at the historic Grove is. Parent testimonials can be found by clicking here.


Meet Brooke From Oasis Day Camp

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