Chicago Children's Performing Art & Film Camps

Did you know that involvement in the performing arts can be associated with improvements in abilities in math, reading, critical thinking, and verbal skills? It can also increase your child's sense of self confidence and interpersonal skills. Find the right type of performing arts camp for your child from this list of great Chicago area options.

Featured Listings

Compass Creative Dramatics Summer Theatre Camp

Various Chicago and Chicagoland Locations
Campers stretch their creativity and bravery muscles through daily rehearsals and workshops in topics like improv and stage combat. Students perform alongside two professional actor/educators, who lead by example, helping your camper shine.

Chicago Children's Theatre Summer Camp at The Station

100 S. Racine Avenue, Chicago
Summer Camp CCT offers children an amazing opportunity to unleash their creativity and bring their imagination to life. Led by a staff of professional Chicago-based theatre artists, campers create an original musical production.

Porchlight Music Theatre

2350 N. Racine Ave, Chicago
Porchlight Music Theatre’s summer camp in Lincoln Park or the Gold Coast for ages 7 - 12 has four sessions between June 26 – August 18. Create your own musical!

Emerald City Theatre Summer Camp

Chicago
Emerald City Theatre is proud to offer Summer Camp 2017, now serving ages 3.5 – 15! Featuring new and exciting titles such as Moana, Beauty and the Beast, The Sound of Music and many more!

Lifeline Theatre Summer Drama Camps

6912 N Glenwood Ave., Chicago
Discover new worlds at Lifeline’s Drama Camps! Children ignite their imaginations and explore their performing abilities in a fun-filled atmosphere. Our camps help kids gain confidence, express themselves, and learn to work respectfully with others.

Actors Gymnasium Circus & Performing Arts Camp

927 Noyes Street , Evanston
Learn to fly in our camp for performers 9-15. Each day includes circus, drama, and movement. Students learn aerial and ground circus skills, take fun-filled field trips, and create their own circus-theatre show each session!

Dream Big Performing Arts Workshop

5255 N. Ashland Ave., Chicago
See why Dream Big was voted #1 Theater Class in Chicago! Taught by professionally skilled teaching artists, our 1-Week Drama Camps offer children ages 3-18 an unforgettable collaborative experience acting, singing, and dancing with friends! Countless creative themes all summer long!

Second City Training Center Summer Camps

1608 N Wells Ave., Chicago
The Second City Teen/Kids Program - Now enrolling for Spring and Summer Break Camps for Ages 8-18. Explore the world of comedy through improv, sketch, stand-up and more with exercises that develop stage presence, creativity, communication skills, patience, self-confidence and fun!

Actors Training Center Camp
Wilmette
(847) 251-8710
Aloft Loft Camp
3324 W Wrightwood Avenue, Chicago
(773) 782-6662
Brain Arts Camp
1919 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago
(773) 757-6206
Camp Adler - Music Art Drama
Libertyville
(847) 367-0707
Camp Allegro Piano Day Camp
Des Plaines
(773) 975-9494
Chicago Center for the Performing Arts Camp
777 N. Green St., Chicago
(312) 327-2040
Chicago Filmmakers Digital Moviemaking Summer Camp
5243 N. Clark St., Chicago
(773) 293-1447
Chicago Kids Company - Theater Camp
Chicago
(773) 205-9600
Child’s Play Touring Theatre Summer Camp
4626 N. Knox Ave., , Chicago
(773) 235-8911
CircEsteem Summer Camp
4730 N. Sheridan Rd., Chicago
(773) 732-4564
Community Theater Kids Camp at Clarendon Hills Park District
315 E. Chicago Avenue , Clarendon Hills
(630) 323-2626
Curious Kids Camera Camp - Neil Stern Photo
3701 North Ravenswood, Chicago
(312) 259-2720
eta Creative Arts Summer Arts Program
7558 S South Chicago Avenue, Chicago
(773) 752-3955
Facets Film Camp
1517 W. Fullerton Ave., Chicago
(773) 281-9075 ext. 3011
Free Street Theater - UpSideDown School Summer Camp
1419 W. Blackhawk , Chicago
(773) 772-7248
Galaxie Kids! Summer Arts/Dance Camp
Chicago
(773) 267-6010
The Green Room
1915 W. Chicago Ave. #1F, Chicago
(312) 685-2774
The Green Room
3701 N Ravenswood Rm #201, Chicago
(312) 685-2774
Harand Camp of the Theatre Arts
Kenosha WI
(847) 864-1500
Infinity Arts Academy LLC
3633 N. California, Chicago
(773) 423-5058
LaPetite Academy Camp
Various Chicago area locations
(800) LaPetite
Laugh Out Loud Improv and Sketch Comedy Summer Camp
Schaumburg
(847) 240-0386
Lil Buds Theatre Camp at the Edge Theater
5451 N Broadway, Chicago
(773) 334-4543
Long Grove Performing Arts Academy
344 Old McHenry Rd, Long Grove
(847) 780-SING (7464)
Lookingglass Summer Camps
821 N Michigan Ave, Chicago
(773) 477-9257 ext. 193
Metropolis Performing Arts Center Camp
111 W. Campbell St., Arlington Heights
(847) 577-5982
Modeling Camp
720 S Michigan Ave., Chicago
(888) 757-5575
The Music Connection - Frankfort
9370 W. Laraway, Frankfort
(815) 464-4434
Music Theater Works Camps
516 4th Street, Wilmette
(847) 920-5360
Musical Theater Camp for Kids at Lake Forest College
555 N Sheridan Rd., Lake Forest
(847) 735-5138
Northlight Performing Arts Summer Camp
9501 Skokie Blvd,, Skokie
(847) 679-9501 x3644
Ovation Academy for the Performing Arts
126 N. Oak Park Ave. , Oak Park
(708) 222-7564
Play On Drama Camp
Evanston
(847) 337-9614
Prop Theater's Shakespeare All-Stars Summer Theatre Camp
3502 N. Elston, Chicago
(773) 697-3124
Provision Theater Camp
1001 W Roosevelt Rd., Chicago
(312) 455-0065
Raven Theatre Take Flight Summer Camp
6157 N. Clark St., Chicago
(773) 338-6537
The Revival Summer Camps
1160 E. 55th St., Chicago
(773) 891-4415
Skyline Studios
Multiple Northshore Locations
(847) 769-8174
SPACE Summer Arts Camp
3433 W. Peterson Ave., Chicago
(773) 463-1200
Spotlight Youth Theater Camp
Chicagoland
(847) 516-2298
Stage 773's Summer Performing Day Camp
1225 W Belmont, Chicago
(773) 929-7367
The Stage School of Park Ridge
100 S Western Ave, Park Ridge
(847) 224-6040
Studio BE Performing Arts Summer Camp
3110 N. Sheffield Avenue, Chicago
(773) 248-5900
Summer in the Arts at Northern
DeKalb
(815) 753-1450
Theatre at the Centre
1040 Ridge Road,, Munster
(219) 836-3255
Three Cat Education Summer Theatre Camps
7924 Lincoln Ave, Skokie
(312) 725-6859
UIC Theatre & Music Summer Camps
1040 W. Harrison Street, L017, Chicago
(312) 996-2867
Virtuoso Performing Arts Camp
Niles
(847) 583-0740
Windy City Music Theatre
5340 West Lawrence Avenue, Chicago
(312) 324-3700