“Choosing a camp is kind of like pricing a car,” says Gordie Kaplan, executive director of the American Camp Association, Illinois. “There are a lot of factors to consider.” No kidding. With 12,000 day and sleepover camps in the U.S., there are plenty of choices to suit just about every kid’s particular interests, whether they include aviation, skateboarding, or lefty politics. Here is a sampling of some specialty day camps around Chicago. Read more