Huntley Park District is happy to provide some financial assistance opportunities for qualified individuals that reside in the Huntley Park District.  Review and approval of these programs is subject to eligibility requirements detailed below.

Staff may not accept your application, or hold your spot, unless all necessary forms are submitted.

If you have any questions after reviewing these options, please call the Recreation Director at (847) 669-5463 if you have any questions about the process.

Option 1 - DCFS Assistance for Foster Families

Huntley Park District is a recognized agency by DCFS to provide childcare services to foster children residing in the Huntley Park District or School District 158 boundaries.  These services include before and after school care services (Extended Time Program) and summer day camp.

To apply for this type of assistance, foster parents should follow these steps:

  1. Submit the following to the Huntley Park District main registration office in person:
    1. Huntley Park District registration form for the program you wish to attend
    2. Provide a copy of your photo ID (or other document confirming your identity and current address)
    3. Provide a copy of the document from DCFS confirming placement of the foster child in your care.
  2. Once received, the Huntley Park District will email you pages 5 and 6 (The provider information form) to the foster parent.
  3. The foster parent must submit these two pages (page 5 and 6) along with the completed DCFS CFS-2000 Day Care Service Eligibility Application to their caseworker for approval. 
  4. Once proof of submission is received from DCFS or the parent, the child can begin (or we can hold your spot) in our program while the approval process is completed by DCFS.
  5. Should approval be denied for any reason, the applicant will be responsible for any payments due to the Park District.

All submissions must be done in person with hard copies of the required documents as outlined above.  Please do not email sensitive personal information about your child.

Huntley Park District is not a provider of the Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) program which provides assistance to households that qualify as low-income.  Please review the Huntley Park District Financial Assistance Program below to see if this program may meet your needs.

Option 2 - Huntley Park District Financial Assistance Program

Huntley Park District provides financial assistance/scholarships to residents who are interested in enrolling in a Park District program, but unable to do so due to financial hardship.  Based on availability of funds, the Park District may provide financial assistance up to 30% of the program fee to those who qualify based on the eligibility requirements.  Huntley Park District reserves the right to approve full or partial assistance or deny an applicant's request.

All submissions must be done in person with hard copies of the required documents as outlined in the Financial Assistance/Scholarship Program Guidelines and Application.

Please review the program guidelines and download the application HERE to see if you may qualify for this assistance.

All submissions must be done in person with hard copies of the required documents as
outlined above.  Please do not email sensitive personal information about your child.


Huntley Park District is not a provider of the Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) program which provides assistance to households that qualify as low-income.  Please review the Huntley Park District Financial Assistance Program below to see if this program may meet your needs.