News & Events

Early Bird Registration Is Here!

December 10, 2018

Early Bird Registration Is Here!

Early Bird registration is for any and all campers, either new or returning, to sign up for Summer Camp 2019 at our rates for Summer Camp 2018! This discount will run until January 7th, 2019.

Winter Activities at Camp for the Whole Family!

December 06, 2018

Winter Activities at Camp for the Whole Family!

Here at Camp MacLean there are two different opportunities that families have to come out and enjoy the winter weather! Our toboggan slide is open to the public every Sunday between January 6th and February 24th and on February 10th is Winter Family Fun Day!, a chance for families to come enjoy winter camp activities!

Winter Camp 2018 Sign Up Now! Online Registration Available!

December 04, 2018

Winter Camp 2018 Sign Up Now! Online Registration Available!

Register now for Winter Camp occurring December 27th, 28th, 29th, and 30th. Returning summer campers and first time Camp MacLean campers are welcome!

25th Annual Craft-in-the-Woods Arts and Crafts Show

November 24, 2018

25th Annual Craft-in-the-Woods Arts and Crafts Show

This was another great at Camp MacLean's Arts and Crafts show! We want to thank our crafters, volunteers, and the community for such a wonderful time. We can't wait to see everyone again next year the Saturday after Thanksgiving!

CPS Students Have a Week to Remember at YMCA Camp MacLean

October 24, 2018

CPS Students Have a Week to Remember at YMCA Camp MacLean

For over 6 years, the Y’s Community Schools initiative has enabled more than 100 Chicago Public Schools students to experience the outdoors at YMCA Camp MacLean.

How Erin Penzel Went From Y Kid to Staff at YMCA Camp MacLean

July 10, 2018

How Erin Penzel Went From Y Kid to Staff at YMCA Camp MacLean

After falling in love with camp when she was five years old, Erin Penzel is now the Counselor-In-Training Director for YMCA Camp MacLean.