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Blended Camp: Girls & Boys Summer Camp

Camp Kupugani is a residential, multicultural summer camp for boys and girls, ages 7-15, located near Chicago, Illinois. At camp, kids from different countries, states, and backgrounds learn about leadership skills, self-confidence, empowerment, self-image, and conflict resolution, all while making friends and having fun! 

We provide a safe atmosphere where they celebrate and appreciate themselves while celebrating and appreciating others. We give them the tools to maximize their potential. To provide an individualized, empowering experience for each camper, our enrollment is limited. Ensure a camp spot for your child, register today! 

Kids at Camp Kupugani have fun changing their world while learning and expanding interests in a variety of activities. Campers can choose from a variety of land, water, and adventure activities giving them the chance to have fun while developing new and exciting skills in a safe and supportive environment. While having fun with activities, campers learn to live with others, challenge themselves and each other, and spend time with caring counselors.

Blended Camp Details

  • Professional, trained counselors maximize camper development and safety
  • 3:1 Camper to counselor ratio ensures individualized attention for each camper
  • Daily themes promote empowerment and character growth
  • Cabin interactions are single-sex, with outside cabin life consisting of intentionally co-ed interactions
  • Innovative program addresses issues specific to girls and boys ages 7 to 15
  • Campers can safely learn how to act in real life co-ed situations
  • Campers live and play with kids from different countries, states and backgrounds

Benefits of Blended Camp

  • Addressing and combating stereotypical inter-gender dynamics
    • i.e. Day of the Queen Bees, where “traditional” roles are flipped
    • Ensuring every camper has an equal voice regardless of gender
  • Increased “family” dynamics due to a higher percentage of “real-life” siblings
  • Modeling from staff and fellow campers on positive intergender relationships
    • Normalizing interactions with the other gender
  • Fostering learning from the other gender
    • Because boys and girls often deal with disagreements differently (with boys generally more likely to focus on rules, and girls generally more interested in talking through a conflict), campers maximize being well-rounded

Adventure is Waiting

We can’t wait for your child to join us at Camp Kupugani. Check out our blended camp dates and rates to decide which session works best for you. Remember, enrollment is limited so register today.

Learn More About Blended Camp

To receive information by mail, or for any questions at all, please either submit our online Request More Information form, call us at 815-713-4110, or e-mail kevin@campkupugani.com!

Are You & Your Child Ready for Camp?

Check out our fun camp quizzes to help you see if you and your child are ready for summer camp.

Kupugani touches on all the core values and enrichment that we hope to instill in our [child]. My husband and I absolutely love Camp Kupugani. Our [child] gained immensely from camp.

Lisa G.

Everyone…was just so, so personable, kind, and the kind of person I want
my [child] looking up to and spending time with.

Laura V.

[My daughter’s] face lights up when she speaks about camp, it’s a priceless experience.

Kenya P.

I have never come in contact with such a wonderful group of people at a camp before. Everyone did an outstanding job, the camp was so organized, it was unbelievable.

Joe M.

She absolutely loves the camp, the staff, and all the friends she makes there. I consider Kupugani to be a big influence in helping her grow and expand her mind each summer.

Luci A.


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