Camp “I Am Me” Blog – Wednesday, June 23rd

Wednesday was another fun-filled day at Camp “I Am Me”. Our camp was joined by over 40 unique vehicles and departments for our Annual Fire Apparatus Parade! Followed by an afternoon of water-based activities. We closed out the evening with an all-camp movie, Marvel’s The Avengers.

Camp I Am Me camper holding letter shaped signed that spell "ME"

Theme of the Day

“Spiderman” Day

Events & Activities

Polar Bear Fishing + Swimming, Campercise, Fire Apparatus Parade, Friendship Bracelets, Climbing Tower, Archery, Make Your Own Superhero Cape, Superhero Painted Rocks, Superhero Pillows, Volleyball, Superhero Banks, Playground, Basketball, Ga-Ga, Four Square, Kickball, 3 Ball, Biking, Yard Games, Boating, Chalk Art, Camp Songs, Secret Handshakes, Teams Course, Superhero Woodcrafts, Card Games, Pool Swimming, Movie Night, Campfires & S’mores.


Breakfast: Scrambled Eggs (option to add sausage and cheddar cheese), French Toast Sticks, Hash Browns, Fresh Fruit, Assorted Cereals, Fruit Juice. Lunch: Cheese Pizza, Waffle Fries, Fruit Cocktail, Garden/Caesar  Salad, Lemonade. Dinner: Turkey Dinner, House Made Stuffing, Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Peas and Carrots, Garden Fresh Salad, Apple Cobbler, PB+J. Evening snack: S’mores + Warm Pretzels w/Cheese.


Another cool and comfortable day! The temperature hung around the high 60° range, perfect weather for running around the campgrounds.

Big Thank You’s!

Camp “I Am Me” sponsors Jonson Controls, 1-800-BoardUp, 1-800-BoardUp of Rolling Meadows, Sprinkler Fitters Local 281, Ele Corporation, Shumway Fire Protection District volunteers, Andres Medical Billing, Getz Fire Equipment Company, Illinois Public Risk Fund, Ottosen DiNolfo Hasenbalg & Castaldo, Paramedic Services of Illinois, railsidecitrus Insurance Agency, Reliable Fire & Security, Sawyer Falduto Asset Management, Shields Capital, VFIS, Cook County Trauma & Burn, Loyola University Medical Center, and OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center.

Fire Department parade participants Barrington Countryside, Minooka, Chicago, North Chicago, Hoffman Estates, Lincolnshire, Rockford, Beach Park, Greater Round Lake, Tri-State, Antioch, Cary, South Elgin, Waukegan, Rolling Meadows, Glenwood, Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal, Lake Zurich, North Chicago, Long Grove, Spring Grove, Wilmette, Mount Prospect, Wauconda, Lake Forest, Fox River Grove, Wonder Lake, Skokie, Bartlett, Axemen Chapter 2, Countryside, Niles, Mundelein, Northbrook, Newport Township, Mission BBQ, Huntley, Arlington Heights, Prospect Heights, and West Dundee.

To view all of the camp photographs from today, visit the IFSA Facebook page –  And if you haven’t already, “Like” us!