Summer Lab


  • Time to Save a C and a Half!

    Posted February 27, 2015

    Dear Summer Lab Families Past, Present, and Future -

    Two short weeks remain for you to register for Summer Lab 2015 and pocket a cool one-five-oh dollars with our early bird discount. A Benjamin and a Ulysses. A C-Note and a half. We're talking dinner and a movie! Do not let another day go by - sign your kiddos up for the awesomest summer program in town and save some simoleons in the transaction. We want you back! We want you for the first time! We want your Lab students and your not-Lab students! Summer Lab 2015 is open to all, from around the corner and around the world - Summer Lab at the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools - where love of learning spends the summer. Click here or call the hotline for more information 773-834-7766. [The discount is limited to registrations made and paid in full by March 15.]

  • Earlier than Early Bird?

    Posted February 11, 2015

    What's earlier than an earlier early bird? An Early Bird Nest Egg! Get your earliest ever early bird discount of $150 per child by registering and paying in full for Summer Lab 2015 by March 15. Earlier this year than last. Programs are selling like hotcakes. Don't miss out on your child's favorite. Adventure Kids Day Camp turns 15 this year. BIG celebration! Summer School adds new and sustains the old. Fun in the Sun and Sports Camps more fun than ever, and of course Summer Lab on Stage the comical, student-produced musical revue presented by grades 5-8 at the amazing Reza and David Logan Center for the Arts. Sign up soon and save!

  • Save $150 - Register by March 15

    Posted November 12, 2014

    Registrations received and paid in full by March 15, will save you $150 per child. Bring friends, cousins, visitors and neighbors, because, as always, Summer Lab is open to everyone!

    Adventure Kids, Summer School, Summer Lab on Stage, Fun in the Sun and Sports Camps - take your pick and pick as many as you like. Register online and pay with a credit card. Please feel free to call with any questions: 773-834-7766.

  • Complimentary North Side Bus

    Posted November 12, 2014

    Summer Lab offers complimentary North Side Bus Service. Two routes are served: the Lakefront route operates between Irving Park Road and Navy Pier. The Bucktown/South Loop route goes to Bucktown, Wicker Park and South Loop. The bus arrives at Lab by 8:30 am, and leaves at 3:10 pm, shortly after the 3:00 pm dismissal.

    The Summer Lab Office must receive the North Side Bus registration form by June 1. Children may not ride the bus if the Summer Lab Office does not have a registration form on file.

    Summer Lab 2015 North Side Bus Registration Form

    Summer Lab 2015 North Side Bus Schedules

    Lakefront Bus - Pick up and Drop off Locations

    3800 North Lake Shore
    3400 North Lake Shore
    3100 Sheridan
    Diversey Driving Range
    Parking CTA Stop - Stockton @ Roslyn
    Cafe Brauer turnaround (Stockton Drive, South of Dickens)
    1730 N. Clark St
    SW Corner Division & Dearborn
    John Hancock, (Delaware side)
    680 North Lake Shore (front entrance, east side
    Fairbanks at Illinois (AM only, NW corner)
    Grand Avenue at LSD/Navy Pier (PM only)

    Bucktown/South Loop Bus - Pick up and Drop off Locations

    Belmont at Damen (SW Corner)
    Damen near Wolfram
    Erhler Park, 2200 W. Cortland
    Scoop, 1702 N. Milwaukee
    Damen at Evergreen (near Wicker Park, west side of Damen)
    1623 W. Division Street
    South Loop: Indiana at 14th Street
    South Loop: State at 14th Place
    South Loop: 18th Street at Federal

  • Cafe Lab

    Posted November 12, 2014

    Students in Summer Lab on Stage or Summer School (grade 3 and above) may purchase a lunch plan from Café Lab, the Laboratory Schools’ cafeteria. Bag-lunch options are also available for Summer School Nursery through eighth grade and Adventure Kids grades 1 – 8. Breakfast is also available. For more information, please contact Ms. Rachel Brown, (773) 702-0403,

    Café Lab menus are peanut and tree nut free; given the potential severity of peanut/tree nut allergies amongst the school aged population, Summer Lab reserves the right to ask that you not send certain foods with your child for the life safety of our students.


Summer Lab 2015

Click here for Summer Lab online registration

Click on the program titles, e.g. Summer School, Adventure Kids Day Camp, etc., found on the left hand side of this page for detailed program descriptions, dates and times for each camp.

Summer Lab Questions? Call 773 834 7766