Camp Galileo: River Forest

First Presbyterian Church of River Forest

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7551 Quick Avenue, River Forest, IL 60305 map it

2018 Summer Camp Schedule

Prices & Discounts


BY January 22

BY February 28

AFTER February 28


1 week:

$379 $394 $419 $40 AM/$80 PM

Add a 2nd week:

$359 $374 $399 30% off

Add a 3rd week:

$349 $364 $389 30% off

Add a 4th week (or more):

$339 $354 $379 30% off

Sign up for more weeks and save

The more weeks your kids come, the more they innovate—and the more you save. Sign up for a second week at Camp Galileo or Galileo Summer Quest and save $20. Save $30 off your third week and $40 off your fourth and subsequent weeks. Plus, get 30 percent off extended care when you sign up for 2 or more weeks of camp.

We also offer a part-day program from 9 am to 1 pm for our pre-K - K campers—for $40 off the weekly price.


Jacob Storck

Jacob Storck
Camp Director

Jacob is deeply passionate about creating supportive communities in which young people can be challenged to grow and become the best versions of themselves. He received his B.A. in Elementary Education and Theater Arts from Dominican University, and graduated with a commitment to working at the intersection of education and social justice. He has his Professional Educator License and is licensed to teach grades K-9 in the state of Illinois. Jacob is currently pursuing an M.A. in the School of Social Work at Loyola University Chicago, focusing on leadership and development in the social services. He has worked as an education outreach facilitator for DuPage Children's Museum and as a tutor for Sylvan Learning. He has also taught at Perspectives Charter Schools. Most recently, he worked as a Program Specialist at Ramapo for Children where he served as an outdoor educator and as a supervisor for a residential summer camp for children with social and emotional challenges. Jacob enjoys listening to podcasts, running, swimming, singing loudly, exploring the beautiful city of Chicago, and spending time with friends and family.

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Chicago Regional Advisory Board

Jeff Bell
Head of School, Beacon Academy

Shegan Campbell
Co-Founder, Kids Science Labs

Liz Gerber
Faculty Founder, Design for America Program, Northwestern University​​

Enid Grabiner
Camp Consultant, Camp & Teen Travel Consultants

Debbie Harris
Director of Educational Technology, Sager Solomon Schechter Day School

Erin Huizenga
Founder of Borough + Block and Till School, Professor at Northwestern University

Leslie Lancry
Founder & Director, Language Stars

Clark McKown
Executive Director, Rush NeuroBehavioral Center

Martin Moran
Director of Upper School, Bennett Day School​

Pari Schacht
Founder, Nurturing Wisdom Tutoring & Mission Montessori

Aaron Wilson-Ahlstrom
Director of Programs, Experience Institute