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Get Ready for Kupugani Fest 2018

You’re invited to Kupugani Fest 2018 – Camper Reunion and Open House! 

You don’t have to wait until the summer to reunite with your Kupugani friends…and if you’ve never been to Kupugani, come to Kupugani Fest on Saturday, January 27, 2018 from 4pm – 6pm (CST) to learn about camp from Kupugani campers and the camp directors.

Come enjoy the party: reunite with past camper friends and staff; meet new friends; and rekindle (or ignite) your Kupugani spirit!

When and Where will Kupugani Fest 2018 be Located?

Kupugani Fest 2018 will be held in the Art Room of the Daystar Center on Saturday, January 27, 2018 from 4pm – 6pm (CST). The Daystar Center is located at 1550 South State Street, Chicago, IL 60605.

What’s Kupugani Fest?

Think of it as a reunion if you are already part of the Camp Kupugani family, or think of it as an open house if you are thinking about joining our family.  Get ready for fun songs and activities, seeing old friends, meeting new ones, getting information about camp if you’re new to our family, and spending time with Kupugani friends!

Who is Welcome at Kupugani Fest?

Everyone! There’s no limit on who’s welcome to come (but please register beforehand using the free ticket order form below, so we can be sure to prepare properly!):

  • Past or present campers
  • Camper families
  • Camp staff
  • Future campers or camper families
  • Anybody who wants to be part of our Kupugani family


What About Parking, Area Attractions, etc.?

What to do Before and/or After Kupugani Fest

Wherever you’re coming from to attend, you can easily make a day of it. The Fest is located within a mile of the Art Institute, the Shedd Aquarium, the Field Museum, the Adler Planetarium, fancy and casual dining, shopping, and lots more! Spend a day in Chicago and an afternoon at Kupugani Fest (or stay overnight–there are lots of accommodations nearby, or a good excuse for a sleepover with friends). There’s also plenty of time for an “after party” nearby to spend more time with friends old or new!

Transportation and Parking Availabilities

There is easy highway or public transit access.  There is limited street parking and $7 lot parking at the venue, so join us however you can get there!

As usual, if/whenever you have any questions about camp, your children’s empowerment, or just to say hi, please feel free to call us at 815-713-4110 or e-mail  If you have questions about the location or fun things to do in the neighborhood, we’ll get you in touch with our neighborhood guru and great camp parent Jolyon.

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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.

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