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Explore Summer Camps &
Engage Teen Experiences

Summer 2019 Registration is Open!

New Explore Camps (Grades 1-8)

  • American Sign Language
  • Archery
  • College Knowledge
  • Digital Fabrication
  • Field Biology
  • Graphic Arts
  • LEGO and LEGO Robotics
  • Poetry
  • Radio
  • Speech and Acting
  • Weaving and Fiber Arts

New Engage STEM Career Exploration Experiences (Grades 9-12)

  • Automotive Technology
  • Broadcasting/Radio
  • Criminal Justice
  • Culinary and Hospitality
  • Engineering
  • Innovation
  • Lasers/Photonics/Optics
  • Nursing and Healthcare
  • Photography

Explore Summer Camp 2019 Offerings

Week 1: June 10-13
Time Camp Topic Cost Location
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Start College Now! (Grades 1-3) $175 Grayslake
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Interpretive Reading for Story Lovers (Grades 4-5) $195 Grayslake
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Filmmaking Fun: Steps to Creating Great Video (Grades 6-8) $195 Grayslake
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Brain Booster: Plan, Study, Excel, Have Fun! (Grades 6-8) $175 Southlake
1-4 p.m. Lego Mindstorms Into Orbit (Grades 4-5) $225 Grayslake
1-4 p.m. College Knowledge(Grades 6-8) $175 Grayslake
1-4 p.m. Tales from the Short Side: Creating and Writing Short Stories (Grades 6-8) $195 Southlake
Week 2: June 17-20
Time Camp Topic Cost Location
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Adventures in Nature and Field Biology (Grades 1-3) $175 Grayslake
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. LEGO in Space (Grades 4-5) $195 Grayslake
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Brain Booster: Plan, Study, Excel, Have Fun! (Grades 4-5) $175 Southlake
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Digital Photography Basics: How to Take Better Photos (Grades 6-8) $195 Grayslake
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. What's So Great About Grammar? (Grades 6-8) $175 Southlake
1-4 p.m. Light and Lasers: No Limits! (Grades 4-5) $195 Grayslake
1-4 p.m. Tales from the Short Side: Creating and Writing Short Stories (Grades 4-5) $175 Southlake
1-4 p.m. Weaving Beauty into Your Art Projects: Weaving and Fiber Arts (Grades 6-8) $195 Grayslake
1-4 p.m. Dream, Draft, Write, Revise: Creative Writing (Grades 6-8) $175 Southlake
Week 3: June 24-27
Time Camp Topic Cost Location
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. LEGO in Motion (Grades 1-3) $195 Grayslake
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. NASA Space and Astronomy Camp (Grades 4-5) $195 Grayslake
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Integrating STEM and Art: Wearable Technology (Grades 6-8) $195 Grayslake
1-4 p.m. The Show Must Go On: Speech and Acting (Grades 4-5) $195 Grayslake
1-4 p.m. Digital Fabrication (Grades 6-8) $195 Grayslake
Week 4: July 8-11
Time Camp Topic Cost Location
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Creatures in the Wild Art Camp (Grades 1-3) $195 Grayslake
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m Signing for Fun! American Sign Language (Grades 4-5) $175 Grayslake
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m Graphic Design Make and Take (Grades 6-8) $195 Grayslake
1-4 p.m. Imagination Art: Paint, Print, Sculpt, Create (Grades 4-5) $195 Grayslake
1-4 p.m. NASA Space and Astronomy (Grades 6-8) $195 Grayslake
Week 5: July 15-18
Time Camp Topic Cost Location
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. LEGO in Space (Grades 1-3) $195 Grayslake
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. What's So Great About Grammar? (Grades 4-5) $175 Grayslake
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Find Your Voice (Grades 6-8) $195 Grayslake
1-4 p.m. Adventures in Nature and Field BIology (Grades 4-5) $175 Grayslake
1-4 p.m. Dream, Draft, Write, Revise: Creative Writing (Grades 6-8) $175 Grayslake
Week 6: July 22-25
Time Camp Topic Cost Location
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Stay Sharp: Reading FUNdamentals (Grades 1-3) $175 Grayslake
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Who Has The Voice? You Do! Speaking, Voice Acting, Radio (Grade 4-5) $195 Grayslake
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Young Poets: Pen, Publish, Perform in A Poetry Slam! (Grades 6-8) $175 Grayslake
1-4 p.m. LEGO in Motion (Grades 4-5) $195 Grayslake
1-4 p.m. Light and Lasers: No Limits! (Grades 6-8) $195 Grayslake
1-4 p.m. Brain Booster: Plan, Study, Excel, Have Fun! (Grades 6-8) $175 Grayslake

Explore Archery Camp Schedule (Grades 4-8)

Date Time Camp Topic Cost Location
June 10-13 8-9 a.m. Introduction to Archery: Take Aim at Summer Fun! (Grades 4-5) $115 Grayslake
June 17-20 8-9 a.m. Introduction to Archery: Take Aim at Summer Fun! (Grades 6-8) $115 Grayslake
June 24-27 8-9 a.m. Archery II (Grades 4-5) $115 Grayslake
July 8-11 8-9 a.m. Archery II (Grades 6-8) $115 Grayslake

Engage STEM Career Exploration for Teens in Grades 9-12

Date Time Camp Topic Cost Location
June 3-6 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Culinary: Savory - Savor the Pasta-bilities (Grades 9-12) $195 Grayslake
June 10-13 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Camp Scrubs - Nursing and Healthcare (Grades 9-12) $195 Grayslake
June 17-20 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Introduction to Engineering (Grades 9-12) $195 Grayslake
June 24-27 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Finding Your Voice - Speaking, Podcasting, Radio, Voice-overs (Grades 9-12) $195 Grayslake
June 24-27 1-4 p.m. Criminal Justice A-Z (Grades 9-12) $195 Grayslake
July 8-11 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Culinary: Cookies, Cupcakes and Pies? Sweet! (Grades 9-12) $195 Grayslake
July 8-11 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Design. Innovate. Make. Meet the Baxter Innovation Lab! (Grades 9-12) $195 Grayslake
July 8-11 1-4 p.m. Picture Yourself in Photography: Digital Photography Basics (Grades 9-12) $195 Grayslake
July 15-18 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Ladies and Gentlemen, Start Your Engines: Automotive Technology (Grades 9-12) $225 Grayslake
July 15-18 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Bringing Lasers, Photonics and Optics to Light (Grades 9-12) $195 Grayslake
July 22-25 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Plan, Study, Excel, Have Fun! (Grades 9-12) $175 Grayslake
July 15-31 
(Monday and Wednesday)
5-8 p.m. SAT Prep (Grades 10-12) $250 Grayslake
  • Explore Camps are offered at the Grayslake and Southlake Campuses.
  • Explore Camps and Engage Experiences are fun, challenging programs taught by experienced, personable instructors whose passion for education will inspire your kids.
  • Camps run half days mornings (9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.) or afternoons (1-4 p.m.) Monday-Thursday for one week. Combine a morning and afternoon camp for a full-day experience.
  • For a full-day option register for a morning and an afternoon camp and bring a sack lunch.

Looking for SAT Test Prep Classes?

Please note: Camp registrations close the Wednesday prior to the camp start date. Questions? Call (847) 543-2980 or email CPEinfo@clcillinois.edu for assistance.

How to Register

Complete a Summer Registration Form (PDF) and email, mail or fax it to Personal Enrichment. You must complete both pages of the registration form to enroll in a camp.

A limited number of partial camp scholarships are available. Complete a Scholarship Application (PDF) and return it with your registration form. Scholarships are awarded based on financial need and are given on a first-come, first-served basis.

Email: CPEinfo@clcillinois.edu

Mail:

Personal Enrichment
College of Lake County
19351 West Washington Street
Grayslake, IL 60030-1198

Fax: (847) 543-3022

Questions?

Call the Customer Service Center at (847) 543-2615 or email CPEInfo@clcillinois.edu for assistance.

Change in Plans?

If your plans change and you need to cancel, complete the Cancellation Policy and Withdrawal Form.