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Youth Martial Arts Camp

The Village is sponsoring a free Summer Martial Arts Camp for kids ages 6 through 14 who live or attend school in Oak Park.

The camp will be held July 10-12, 2024 in the Julian Middle School gymnasium, 416 S. Ridgeland Ave. 

Camp sessions will last one hour and will be broken up by age:

  • 9 to 10 a.m. - ages 6-8
  • 10 to 11 a.m. - ages 9-11
  • 11 a.m. to noon - ages 12-14

The Village’s Adjudication Office is coordinating the event and the sessions will be conducted by experienced instructors with years of experience teaching martial arts who will focus on physical fitness and discipline.

Participants will receive a t-shirt, water bottle and drawstring sport bag. *Update, June 10: Thank you for your interest in the 2024 camp. Registration is now closed. 

    The Summer Martial Arts Day Camp will includes activities such as learning about blocks, kicks, punches, falls and throws. The camp is also intended to help kids develop skills that focus on discipline, confidence, awareness, personal edification and self-defense, including forms of conflict resolution and techniques for identifying danger. Physical fitness. flexibility, endurance, strength, concentration and coordination are also elements of the camp.

    For more information, call 708.358.5630 or email    

    Click here to download the informational camp flyer