Summer's Hottest Creative Camps

Posted: April 26, 2021

Our Camp Guide is packed with incredible Creative Camps to keep your little one's creativity going all throughout the summer months! Here we've rounded up some of this summer's top Creative Camps. You can find a full range of options in our 2021 Camp Guide, including creative camps for art, dance, music and theater.


Featured Creative Camps:



Music House Young Artists Playhouse Camp
$50 off/week + 1 week free when you register for all 9 weeks! Offer expires 5/17
Register by May 17 for $50 off per week plus 1 week free when you register for all 9 weeks! Young Artists Playhouse is a camp designed to inspire, enrich, + engage kids ages 4-13 in Chicago. Campers will spend each morning (9am-12pm) learning foundational music, dance, art, and theater skills to help them grow as young artists. Campers will apply these new skills, guided by their teacher, in the afternoon hours (1pm-4pm) using their imaginations to create and collaborate with their campmates. Campers will collaborate as a team to write songs + plays, create artistic masterpieces, design sets, and more. Campers will have a place to voice their creative visions and ideas in an encouraging, safe, and inspirational Young Artists Playhouse.
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Infinity Arts Academy
Performing Arts Summer Camp and Teen Intensives 2021
IAA Performing Arts Summer Camp offers 4 sessions for kids ages 7-High School. We are meeting in person following all state safety mandates. Each session is themed and the kids have rotations in Acting, Dance, Film, and Music. They end the session with a showcase for friends and family. We are offering 2 Teen Intensive this summer as well: Mixed Media Intensive-kids will write, direct, and star in their own film and play! Teen Theatre Intensive is working on Shakespeare's Macbeth. They will have a full weekend of performances.
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In-person or online, learn from the comedy pros
Let Your Kids' Inner Silly Out at The Second City Summer Camps!
Some of the world's funniest superstars got their start at world-famous comedy launching pad The Second City, and your child can be part of that all-star list, too! Shy kids. Class clowns. Curious kids. We welcome all types from all experience levels, and programming is led by top-notch performers and instructors who are experienced working with young students. Improv is a super power that teaches kids the skills they need to thrive in the classroom, on the playground, and sure, on the stage, too: listening, agreeing, imagination, emotional awareness, working collaboratively...the list goes on. Not to mention, it's tons of fun! The Second City's summer comedy camps are for kids ages 7-18.
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KidzToPros Arts Summer Camps
Arts skills, graphic design, music production, script writing and filmmaking for Pre-K to 8th grade
KidzToPros Art Summer Camps encourage imaginative thinking and inspire your child to look at the world from new perspectives. Our visual and performing arts camps encourage your child to develop their creative potential and bring their ideas to life. From arts skills to graphic design, music production, script writing and filmmaking, KidzToPros Art Camps offer unique opportunities for your child to express themself and inspire others! Explore, learn and thrive at KidzToPros Summer Camps! From coding and robotics to web design, performing arts, basketball, tennis and more, KidzToPros takes summer fun and enrichment to the next level for kids in Pre-K to 8th grade. Locations in Chicago, Wilmette, Glenview and Elmhurst.
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Circus Summer Camp with CircEsteem
You don't have to run away to join the circus! Open to youth ages 6-16 of all experience levels
Summer Camp with CircEsteem is a fun, safe, supportive environment where children explore the many skills that create the Circus Arts. Camp allows each child to develop self-confidence, self-esteem, physical awareness and an understanding of the potential they possess. Skills taught may include: trapeze, acrobatics, clowning, juggling, stilt walking, gym wheel, tight wire, rola bola, mini trampoline and more! Students enrolled will get to share their excitement and newfound skills with family and friends at the end of the week in a Show Off performance, live-streamed and sent to parents after the show! Monday - Friday 9am-3pm. Before care (8am-9am) and after care (3pm-5pm) are available at an additional cost. Registration is open now but space is limited!
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Find more options in our 2021 Summer Camp Guide.