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Sign up for our Chicagoland Healthy Lunch Program

$31.25 - $33.75 (per week)

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We partner with Chicagoland school lunch provider, Gourmet Gorilla, to provide better nutrition and safer food, but also help the local economy, promote food security, and encourage environmental responsibility. The Gourmet Gorilla menu offers a daily hot lunch option and 12 cold lunch options, providing you with a wide variety of options to choose from every day.

The hot menu options change daily with popular items like BBQ Chicken, Mac and Cheese and Crispy Chicken Tenders appearing regularly on the hot menu, and Turkey Swiss, Sunbutter & Jelly and Ranch Chicken Wraps on the cold menu. Plus, your camper will receive a delicious morning snack (click here for a sample snack menu). All their meals are kid tested and developed with 1 to 12 year olds in mind. With Gourmet Gorilla your camper receives a daily:

  • Morning snack
  • Lunch comprised of a generous entrée with two sides (hot and cold options)

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Gourmet Gorilla Nutrition

Gourmet Gorilla provides healthy local and organic food for kids, with an emphasis on foods that are familiar to children, while occasionally pushing the envelope of taste and food experience. Their menus are as much learning and educational experiences as they are healthy eating options. Gourmet Gorilla recipes are designed to meet and exceed the USDA Recommended Daily Allowances and Guidelines for Healthy Lunches,  Illinois Board of Education and City of Chicago Board of Education meal requirements. 

Specific information for health or allergies can be requested from Gourmet Gorilla by contacting their dietitian at or by calling their Customer Service line at 877-219-3663.

Gourmet Gorilla ingredients adhere to the following standards:

  • Organic produce and dairy
  • All natural and grass fed meats, and organic grains
  • Served in reusable or biodegradable containers
  • No MSG or high fructose corn syrup
  • 100% nut-free kitchen
  • 100% trans-fat free
  • Hormone-free and antibiotic-free poultry, meats and dairy
  • No artificial colors, flavors or sweeteners

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Gourmet Gorilla Purchase Details

$31.25 - $33.75 (per week)

Lunch prices vary based on your individual selections. Daily prices will range from $6.25 to $6.75 per day (or $31.25 - $33.75 per week) depending on what you choose.

In order to purchase lunch you'll need to order directly through Gourmet Gorilla. Once you're signed up for camp in Chicagoland just follow the sign up instructions below.

Sign up and Customize Your Gourmet Gorilla

How to Sign Up 

1. Click here to visit Gourmet Gorillas registration page.

  • If you're a new user, register and create an account by clicking on “New User? Sign up here!”
  • After registering, you'll see a welcome message with directions on how to complete your profile and order lunch. Follow the directions on that page (which will also be emailed to you).
  • If you already have an account with Gourmet Gorilla, simply log in and update your profile with the Galileo “Organization Code” (below).

2. Make sure you completely “finish your profile” along with the “add children” section by entering the “Organization Code” for each of your children. It's important that you select the correct code. If you cant remember what camp you signed up for, log in to your Galileo account.

Here are the Organization Codes for Camp Galileo & Galileo Summer Quest:

  • Camp Galileo (PreK - 5th grade) - Arlington Heights: GA195
  • Camp Galileo (PreK - 5th grade) - Evanston: CA202
  • Camp Galileo (PreK - 5th grade) - LaGrange: CA203
  • Camp Galileo (PreK - 5th grade) - Lincoln Park: GA197
  • Galileo Summer Quest (5th - 8th grade) - Lincoln Park: GA194
  • Camp Galileo (PreK - 5th grade) - Oak Park: CA201
  • Camp Galileo (PreK - 5th grade) - Winnetka: GA191
  • Galileo Summer Quest (5th - 8th grade) - Winnetka: GA192

3. To order lunch, click on "Let’s Pack Lunch!"

  • Select the child whose lunch you want to pack from the dropdown list and select from the interactive calendar/menu.
  • Customize your child’s lunch each day by choosing one entree and two sides.
  • Only order lunches for the weeks your child is attending camp.
  • Lunches must be ordered and customized by midnight on the Wednesday before your camp week begins.

4. IMPORTANT NOTE: When you’re finished selecting lunches, make sure to checkout! During checkout, you will be prompted to enter your credit card info. If you do not checkout, your order is not complete and your child’s lunches will not be delivered.

5. You will receive an order confirmation shortly after placing your order, please review to make sure all orders are accurate. If you do not receive a confirmation email, call Gourmet Gorilla. 

For any cancellations/changes, Gourmet Gorilla requires 48 hours notice: please call Gourmet Gorilla with any absences or session changes at 877-219-FOOD (3663). And remember that lunch must be ordered the by midnight on Wednesday the week before your camp week begins. 


Please contact Gourmet Gorilla for all questions related to lunch: 877-219-FOOD (3663),

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