Flexible, high-quality childcare
to meet the changing needs of today's families.

Lodgic Kids Camp provides quality licensed childcare that’s flexible for modern families. Full-time, part-time, or scheduled hourly childcare is available for children up to 12 years old. We're here to serve families in need of childcare, preschool, and/or assistance with remote learning facilitation for schoolagers. We provide care for before and after school or over school breaks, appointments, or date nights. Choose the enrollment plan that suits your specific needs.

We are currently open Monday through Friday, from 7 am to 6 pm, with additional Friday Night Care available on Friday evening from 6:30 - 10 pm. Reach out to learn more about weekly passes, COVID-19 health safety and responsible socialization practices, and current availability.

Flexible schedule childcare
Childcare from 12 months to 12 years old
Flexible schedule childcare
Full-time &
part-time care
Monday through Friday, early & late
Money-saving weekly passes & packages
Remote learning facilitation for schoolagers
Convenient & delicious chef-prepared meals & snacks
We love to serve healthcare workers
Childcare options for homeschoolers

Play-based fun with values-
based learning.

Our unique philosophy comes from more than 100 years of caring for children. We balance learning and fun throughout the day, using each experience to develop social and emotional skills. Every child will learn through safe discovery and fun exploration in a setting that parents can trust. For your schoolagers, our teachers and programming allow for facilitation of their remote learning needs.

Childcare Programs Champaign

Remote learning facilitation
for your school-age child.

From getting your schoolager set up and logged on to their device to helping them stay on track while completing assignments, we're here for you when you need support. Our teachers can help your child navigate the day-to-day responsibilities of their remote schoolwork by keeping them focused and supported throughout their day, whenever they need it most.



Meet the director.

Melissa Watson | CHAMPAIGN, IL

Over the last 8 years, Melissa has worked as a lead teacher in childcare in the Champaign-Urbana community, including at La Petite Academy and The Caring Place with Carle Foundation. She received her Associates in Early Childhood Education from Parkland College and her Bachelors in Childcare Education from Eastern Illinois University, where she graduated magna cum laude. She is Director-Qualified with the Illinois Department of Child and Family Services, and she has obtained both her Early Childhood Education Level 2 Credential and School Age and Youth Development Level 1 Credential through the Illinois Gateways Registry. Currently, she is working to finalize her Illinois Director Credential through Gateways as well.

Melissa is passionate about early childhood education and works continuously to expand her knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices in the classroom, as well as her own professional development, to provide quality care to families and children. Outside of childcare, she enjoys spending time with her family, drawing, and exploring the outdoors with her three young children.


Our children absolutely love Kids Camp and talk about going there almost every day. The teachers have taken a genuine interest in our kids and getting to know them.

— Janelle S.

Our family uses Lodgic Kids Camp as I work from home and my husband is a semi driver. Sometimes, I just need a little time to myself. And date night was very much needed as my husband and I see each other only two days a week. When we come to pick our kids up, they are always laughing and smiling!

— Erin J.

The location is perfect, and I feel absolutely confident leaving my daughter in their care — from being fed wonderful and fresh square meals to protecting the children's health during these times. I am super-grateful Lodgic Kids Camp was able to remain open under IDPH guidelines and regulated hours.

— The Kordik Family

How will you use Kids Camp?

All-inclusive weekly passes

Guarantee your child a spot. Meals and snacks included.

Full-time and part-time care

Choose the plan that suits your schedule.

School-age care

Remote learning facilitation, before and after school care, or when school is closed.

Friday Night Care

The flexibility you need from childcare. Friday evening care from 6:30 - 10 pm.
Have questions or want to schedule a virtual tour? Contact us at 217-607-8184.


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How to find us.

1807 S. Neil Street (at Fox Drive)
Champaign, IL 61820

We are located inside Lodgic Everyday Community; enter through the marigold doorway on the left side of the building. Free and easy parking available. Look for the loading zone for quick and convenient drop-offs and pickups.

Monday-Thursday: 7 am to 6 pm
Friday: 7 am to 6 pm & 6:30 to 10 pm
Saturday-Sunday: Closed


Mountaintop Room for ages Kindergarten to 12 years.


Sandbox and scooters in the sun at the Champaign Kids Camp playground.


Playtime in the Nest Room in Champaign.


Enter the Heartland with life-size murals in the Kids Camp lobby.