Vertical Extreme is a summer day camp administered by Calvary Academy. This weekly summer day camp provides extreme fun summer activities in a safe and secure setting for kids entering 1st through 6th grade.
Vertical Extreme has been bringing extreme fun and new experiences to our community's kids for years! Our staff consists of qualified teachers and college students who love to work with kids, and make the summer fun and exciting!

We offer:

  • Daily breakfast, lunch, and snacks 
  • Roller-skating, ice skating and swimming
  • Bowling, movies, putt-putt
  • Local field trips to parks, pools, and entertainment centers
  • A safe, Christian environment

We make it fun, affordable, and a great, safe place for your kids to make summertime memories!

Summer 2024 Dates: 
Vertical Extreme Summer Camp begins June 3 and ends August 9, 2024 (Closed July 4th)

Campers may attend all summer, or sign up in advance for specific weeks. Camp is open Monday-Friday, 7:00am – 5:30pm (closed July 4th)

Camp Costs:
$185/week per camper

One-time Non-Refundable Activity Fee: $185 per camper 
After May 13, 2024: $200 per camper

Please note our discount for early registration ends May 13, 2024!

Community Child Care Connection: A copy of your current benefits must be returned with this contract.  A change of provider form must be completed prior to starting date, or you will be responsible for the full weekly rate. As a Community Child Care Connection client, you are responsible for paying your co-pay amount at the beginning of each month or week. You are also required to pay any charges not covered by Community Child Care Connection (i.e. holidays not covered and charges above the amount approved by Community Child Care Connection.)  

What's Included:
Weekly fees include daily breakfast, hot lunch, and snacks, as well as all activities. Daily schedule is listed in the VE handbook. View the VERTICAL EXTEME 2024 FIELD TRIP CALENDAR. View the VE LUNCH MENU. 

Students are expected to have good behavior and follow rules at all times. Calvary Academy will maintain the values of our school during the summer program. Vertical Extreme campers must be in good standing at their current school (verified via personal reference from a teacher or administrator of his/her school) to register for our summer program. Please review the Vertical Extreme handbook, including Camper Conduct and Consequences, before completing the online registration. Attendance at our summer program is a privilege, and inappropriate behavior may jeopardize that privilege. 


• Review Vertical Extreme Handbook, Vertical Extreme Contract, and Ergadoozy Waiver. 
• Complete and return Vertical Extreme application and registration. Available in the Academy Office. 
• Print and sign the Ergadoozy Waiver (must be completed yearly & even if Ergadoozy has one on file).
• Complete Free & Reduced Lunch Application for those who qualify. Avalaible in the Academy Office. 
• Pay $185 Non-Refundable Activity Fee. Must be paid before starting camp. ($200 after May 13, 2024)
• Pay first week fee of $185 per camper. (This is required even if another agency is paying for the camper.)

For more information, please contact the Academy Office or email our Vertical Extreme Director at Vertical Extreme is not licensed or regulated by DCFS.



1730 West Jefferson St.

Springfield, IL 62702

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Phone: 217-546-5987

Fax: 217-321-1063

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