fine arts camps

summer camp at color me mine

Color Me Mine Geneva, 1306 Commons Dr., Geneva, IL

DESCRIPTION: With a variety of themes changing daily, these instructor led art classes will run from 10am to 12pm. Individually wrapped snacks will be provided usually one of the following: popcorn, crackers, fruit snacks, etc. All pieces will be glazed and fired following the class and ready for pick up within one week.

AGES:  Classes are intended for painters ages 6+

DATES: June - August 2021 | 10am - 12pm

COST: $35 daily, or 3 classes $90 (call for this deal!)


school of rock geneva

15 West State St., Geneva, IL

DESCRIPTION: Do you want to learn how to play in a band or learn to write songs? School of Rock Geneva offers a wide variety of music camps and workshops that cover topics such as these. Our local music camps are perfect for musicians of any skill level who want to play guitar, bass, drums, keyboard and vocals.

AGES:  Musicians of all skill levels!

DATES: Weekly programs run Monday - Friday

COST: Varies

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summer art camp at water street

Water Street Studios, 160 S. Water Street, Batavia, IL

DESCRIPTION: In person summer art camps are back at Water Street Studios with more variety, more options, and more camps for more ages than ever before. For everyone’s safety, COVID-19 protocols remain in place. See what we have in store for each age group by following the link!

AGES:  Ages 6 - 16

DATES: June 7 - July 30, 2021 | 9am - 12pm or 1pm - 4pm

COST: Varies


summer dance camp at pottawatomie

Pottawatomie Community Center, 8 North Ave, St. Charles, IL

DESCRIPTION: Various options for kids from 3 years, to 18 years! One day dance camps include Dance Party, Fairy Tale, Princess, Superhero, Try Everything Dance, and Tap, Jazz/Lyrical, and Dance Company Workshop.

AGES:  Ages 3 - 18

DATES: Varies

COST: Most options $15 Resident, $23 NR.

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nature art camp

Tony & Friends Art Studio, 333 N. Randall Rd #157, St. Charles, IL

DESCRIPTION: Send your child on an art adventure! This week-long camp will provide your child with art projects, exploring the worlds of watercolor, acrylics, oil pastels, sculpture , and more! This camp includes all supplies, just bring a roll of paper towel, morning snack and a sack lunch. Wear old clothes and no sandals. The theme for this art camp is Nature: The Four Seasons.

AGES:  Ages 5 - 14

DATES: Monday - Friday 9am - 3pm, June 14 - 18, July 12 - 16, and/or July 19 - 23

COST: $220 per week

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all things art studio art camp

All Things Art Studio, 1106 W Main St, St. Charles, IL

DESCRIPTION: Experience total immersion in a summer art program! Delve into your creative self without crazy time restraints. Spend the morning on individual projects. In the afternoon, learn more about fine arts from an art academy instructor. Explore clay, printmaking, textiles, weaving, watercolor, acrylics, tempera paint, glazing and more!

AGES:  Ages 5 - 11

DATES: Monday - Thursday June 7 - 10, June 28 - July 1, July 26 - 29, and August 2 - 5, 2021 | 10am - 2pm

COST: $285 per week

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kane repertory theatre

All Courses held at the Haines Gymnasium, 305 S. 9th Street, St. Charles, IL

DESCRIPTION: Open to all levels of theatrical experience, whether you wish to hone your theatrical skills or simply build self-confidence. Develop effective expression on stage, in front of a camera and in everyday life. Expand awareness of the actor’s instrument: body, voice, imagination and emotion. Explore your creative potential through group exercises and small performances--all within a collaborative and supportive environment.

AGES:  Ages 7 - 18+

DATES: Various dates depending on class and age group

COST: Ranging from $125 - $175 for residents ($175 - $225 for non-residents)

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Paramount School of the Arts

John C. Dunham Aurora Arts Center, 20 South Stolp Avenue, Aurora, IL

DESCRIPTION: Summer break is packed with fun, safe, week-long summer camp opportunities at Paramount School of the Arts, including: Broadway Bops, Acting on Camera, Ukulele Camp, Hip-Hop, Improv, Piano, Technical Theater and more. Options for kids from 6 - 18 years of age.

AGES:  Ages 6 - 18

DATES: Varies

COST: Varies


OPUS Chamber music virtual camp

OPUS | 8S325 Wehrli Road, Naperville | (630) 983-8902

DESCRIPTION: The 2020 OPUS Chamber Music Camp is to help students develop their own artistic mastering of chamber music, while guiding students do special Arts Connections Projects.

  • This 25-hour program is new and different where OPUS had a successful Test Run before offering. Our goal is to have campers make friends and grow friendships by playing music together through the internet.


AGES:  Ages 8 through 18 (1st year college)

DATESAugust 2 - 6, 2021

COST: $750 - $800 for the week (scholarships available)


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