The Park District of Oak Park is offers a tiered discount for specific childcare programs to Oak Park residents with dependent children entering kindergarten through age 14. The tiered pricing would only apply to full day summer camps (8am-3pm or longer), Passport School’s Out program, and the Clubhouse afterschool program. Before and after camp care will be eligible for the discount program as part of a summer camp registration. Eligible children will receive program cost reductions between 25% – 55%. To be eligible, the combined household adjusted gross income must be $100,000 or less.

*Application approval must be completed PRIOR to registration. Discounts will not be retroactively applied to prior registrations.

This new program is separate from the PDOP Scholarship Program. Applicants may choose to apply for the Park District Scholarship Program, the Childcare Discount Membership, or both. All forms must be completed by an adult age 18 or older.


Eligible individuals and families must satisfy the following criteria:

  1. Proof of Oak Park Residency
  2. Proof of dependancy for children age Kindergarten – 14.
  3. Proof of eligibility includes the first page of the applicant’s most recent 1040 tax form. Qualifying households must have a combined household adjusted gross income of $100,000 or less.


Applications for 2022 and the 2022-2023 clubhouse school year are now available!

There are two methods of submission:

  • Submit your application ONLINE
  • Fill out the PDF version and email it to or mail it to: Customer Service, Park District of Oak Park, 218 Madison Street, Oak Park, IL 60302.  
Due to COVID, applicants are encouraged to complete and submit your application online. Depending on the season, scholarship applications may take up to 10 business days for notification. Funds are available on a first come, first served basis until all funding has been issued. 


Scott SekulichContact
(708) 725-2023

Registration and Customer Support Manager

Questions about our scholarship? Reach out to manager Scott Sekulich above for your inquiries, as well as any registration questions. You may call or email with any questions you may have regarding the program.

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