Kids summer camps in the Chicago Suburbs

Camp Hollywood

Lights, Camera, ACTION!

July 5th - July 7th, 2023

Hey Parents! Reserve a spot for your child ages 7-14 years to Camp Hollywood this summer! Campers will spend 3 days creating movie magic outdoors. Each day will offer hands-on workshops led by theatre and film professionals centered on aspects of movie making as well as creating your own 3 scene short movie. Our July 7th workshops will be led by Industry Stunt Professionals from Creative Action Arts. Campers will create a Stunt Demo to show parents.

Lemont Quarries, 227 Heritage Quarries Dr Lemont, IL, 60439


July 5th - July 7th, 2023
$390 per camper

Camp Details

  • July 5th - 7th, 2023 from 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
  • Ages: 7-14 (maximum of 40 campers)
  • Cost: $390
  • Awesome Forge bandana included

Sample Schedule

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does camp cost?

Our 3-day Camp Hollywood costs $390

Who is facilitating Camp Hollywood?
  • Quarry Camp is designed and created by educators with a combined 30+years of experience working in camps, schools, and community programming.
  • Led by our Educational Program Director and Camp Coordinator, extensive hiring efforts are underway to find mature, creative, and AWESOME college, high school and adult camp Lead Counselors and Junior Counselors.
  • All counselors will be trained in CPR and Basic First Aid along with The Forge Adventure Guides and staff, and have a deep commitment to creating the safest camp environment possible.
  • All counselors will also go through extensive training in activities, inclusion, diversity, and much more to ensure the best camp experience for all campers.
  • Awesome adult, college & high school camp Lead Counselors who are 16+ years in age will be engaging and facilitating the campers each week.
  • Junior Counselors, ages 15-16 years old, will assist Lead Counselors with activities and programming.
  • Our July 7th workshops will be led by Industry Stunt Professionals from Creative Action Arts.
Are phones and electronic devices allowed at camp?

Yes, but they must be in a backpack during activities. There will be plenty of time at lunch, during freetime, and other opportunities for pictures and capturing memories (and of course, filming your 3-minute movies)!

Will my child need money?
  • The Forge is a Cashless Operation.
  • Parents and campers have the opportunity to purchase The Forge merchandise at check-in and check-out.
  • We are currently accepting credit card swipe and chip pay, as well as debit cards.
  • Campers may purchase snacks and drinks during lunch time only, when The Foundry is open.
What is a Quarry Lunch if I choose this option?
  • You will receive more details regarding camp lunches in the Parent Welcome letter closer to the beginning of camp, in the spring.
  • A delicious meal with just the right amount of nutrition and energy to set your camper up for the rest of the day!
Does my child need to bring a bike?
  • Campers must bring their own bikes and helmets if they want to utilize the Pump & Skills track and trail rides.
  • The Forge does not have any  bikes for campers to use this summer.
  • We will lock the campers' bikes up at Base camp after camp each day for the duration of the week.
Can The Forge prorate your camper for missing days?

We cannot. We understand that summer can be hectic but we encourage parents to book their campers for a week that they can attend all five days and get the best experience possible!

  • We do not offer pro-rating or refunds
Is Camp Hollywood always outside?

Yes! We play outside in rain or shine! Please prepare your Hollywood star for the elements with proper shoes, rain boots, jackets and an extra change of clothes (just in case).


* Camp will be cancelled for extreme weather conditions.

What is the camp cancellation policy?

Summer camp programming occurs rain or shine. Refunds will be offered up to 3 weeks prior to the start of camp. Credit or changes (availability permitting) are allowed up to 48 hours before the start date.

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