Arts & Special Interest
The Park District of Oak Park offers both unique and traditional visual, performing and culinary art programs, including the followng:
View our current Youth & Adult Visual & Performing Arts program offerings.
Summer Creative Arts Workshops (know as SCAW) is one of our most popular camps. Over 100 young artists partake in this exemplary camp taught by professional artists or artists in study each summer. Students may pick from a variety of art and technology workshops. Classes include theatre, ceramics, painting/drawing, sculpture, printmaking, technology and more. View our Camps page for more information.
Youth Special Interest
The Park District of Oak Park offers a wide range of Youth Activities designed for kids of all ages and interests. From gardening and cooking classes to legos and robotics, your child is sure to find a program to spark his/her creativity.
Some of our Class Offerings:
Lego and Engineering Programs
and much more!
Explore the culinary arts with the Park District of Oak Park! We offer a variety of cooking classes that suit your schedule. Classes are offered for youth and adults at varying locations.
Hosted at the gracious Cheney Mansion, the Park District of Oak Park offers cooking classes for children called Kids Cook!. Taught by professional chef Ron Martin, classes are a combination of hands-on and demonstration, training young chefs in the basic techniques of various cooking methods and kitchen skills.
See a complete listing of all our current cooking classes here!
For more information about our arts or special interest programs, call (708) 725-2000.