Bennett Day School News

Summer Camp Highlight: Field Trip Camp



Summer camp planning is underway, and Bennett Day Camp is filled with choices for just about every camper. In addition to a variety of stay-and-play experiences, we’re offering a unique lineup of off-site adventures in our field trip camp.

How the Chicago Tech Surge is Shaping Education


Many large corporations have been relocating their headquarters to downtown Chicago, bringing with them young or expecting families. According to Martin Moran, lead designer of the Bennett Day School Upper School, the rising surge of these...

Progressive Summer Camp Options for Pre-K through Middle School Kids


Summer camp enrollment deadlines are fast approaching! Bennett Day School will morph into Bennett Day Camp this year, offering a choose-your-own-adventure-style day camp experience at its West Town campus. Each camp promises to reinforce...

Student Project: Rearranged Classroom


Bennett Day School prides itself on developing lifelong learners and leaders across all grade levels. A great example of how we foster these skills is through an adaptive learning program that challenges students academic, social and emotional...

Essential Book List: Art


The imagination of a child is a wonderful thing, making masterpieces out of leaves found during an afternoon walk. Help encourage this love of expression with a few of these stories recommended by Bennett Day School teachers.

Don’t Miss Our Spring Playdate, April 21


Spend your Saturday morning with a Bennett Day Camp preview! We’re hosting a Spring Playdate on April 21 from 9 - 11 a.m. to showcase a few activities we’re excited to offer this summer.

Cross-Grade Collaboration Opens New Development Opportunities

At Bennett Day, we pride ourselves on our close-knit community, developing lifelong learners and leaders across all grade levels. One way we encourage this growth is through cross-grade collaboration, which opens up new opportunities and avenues...

The Story of the SK Ice Cave

A progressive learning environment is an exciting place — for both the students and the teachers! You never know what is going to pique a child’s interest, turning a discussion about ice into a month-long construction experience. Case in point:...

Important Tax Breaks to Help Parents Pay for Education

As we turn turn towards tax season, parents should be gathering what they need to take advantage of the tax breaks available to families that pay for childcare. The dependent care credit is one way parents can find financial relief when paying...

Event: How to Raise Kids in a Digital World, with Author Devorah Heitner