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Explore Summer Camps &
Engage Teen Experiences

Summer Camp Registration Opens on March 2, 2020!


Explore Camps (Grades 1-8)

STEAM based academic enrichment, taught by experienced educators, fun for grades 1-8.

New Explore Camps this Summer:

  • Demystify Numbers with Visual Math
  • LEGO: Crazy Action Contraptions
  • Materials Science Engineering
  • Math for Chemistry
  • Notes and Numbers, Music and Math
  • Pulleys, Ramps and Physics — Oh My!
  • STEAM into Theatre

Engage Career Exploration Experiences (Grades 9-12):

Career explorations and innovative experiences that will help teens determine their path of study in high school or which majors to pursue in college.

New Engage Experiences this Summer:

  • Advanced Culinary and Pastry
  • Automotive Technology: Beyond the Basics
  • Engineering: Design and Prototype
  • Medical Assisting
  • Phlebotomy
  • Test Drive Graphic Design
  • Theatre/Improv

Explore Summer Camp 2020 Offerings

Week 1: June 15-18
Time Camp Topic Cost Location
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Simple Machines Complicated: Rube Goldberg  (Grades 1-3) $175 Grayslake
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. NEW! STEAMin' Into Theatre (Grades 4-5) $195 Grayslake
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Spark Your Writing Creativity (Grades 6-8) $175 Grayslake
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. NEW! Materials Discovery: Engineer with Materials Science (Grades 6-8) $195 Grayslake
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Plan. Study. Excel. Have Fun! (Grades 6-8) $175 Southlake
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Math for Chemistry: Formula for Success (Grades 6-8) $175 Southlake
1-4 p.m. Mixed Media: Paint, Print, Sculpt Your Creative World (Grades 4-5) $175 Grayslake
1-4 p.m. Pulleys, Ramps and Physics — Oh, My! (Grades 4-5) $175 Grayslake
1-4 p.m. Digital Photography: Take Better Photos (Grades 6-8) $195 Grayslake
1-4 p.m. Short Tales: Writing Short Stories (Grades 6-8) $175 Southlake

Week 2: June 22-25
Time Camp Topic Cost Location
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. LEGO Around the World (Grades 1-3) $175 Grayslake
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. NEW! She Can-ics: Shop Tool Fun and Games (Grades 4-5) $195 Grayslake
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Plan. Study. Excel. Have Fun! (Grades 4-5) $175 Southlake
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Graphic Design: Design. Layout. Print. Create. (Grades 6-8) $195 Grayslake
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. NEW! Spark Your Writing Creativity (Grades 6-8) $175 Southlake
1-4 p.m. Nature and Field Biology Up Close(Grades 1-3) $175 Grayslake
1-4 p.m. Demystify Numbers with Visual Math (Grades 4-5) $175 Grayslake
1-4 p.m. Short Tales: Writing Short Stories (Grades 4-5) $175 Southlake
1-4 p.m. Fiber Arts: Weave, Quilt, Sew, Crochet (Grades 6-8) $175 Grayslake
1-4 p.m. Leap Write In! Creative Writing (Grades 6-8) $175 Southlake

Week 3: July 6-9
Time Camp Topic Cost Location
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. LEGO in Motion: Air, Land and Water (Grades 1-3) $195 Grayslake
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Fabricating for Frontiers in Space (Grades 4-5) $195 Grayslake
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. NEW! Leap Write In! Creative Writing (Grades 6-8) $175 Grayslake
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Math for Chemistry: Formula for Success (Grades 6-8) $175 Grayslake
1-4 p.m. Wild Thing: Animal Art (Grades 1-3) $175 Grayslake
1-4 p.m. NEW! MathArt: Geo Graphic Design (Grades 4-5) $175 Grayslake
1-4 p.m. STEAM Into Theatre (Grades 6-8) $195 Grayslake
Week 4: July 13-16
Time Camp Topic Cost Location
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Reading and Lovin' It: Keep Your Reading Sharp (Grades 1-3) $175 Grayslake
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m NEW! Your Nervous System: The STEAM of Your Senses (Grades 4-5) $195 Grayslake
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m Design and Fabricate: Laser Photonics Optics Workshop (Grades 6-8) $195 Grayslake
1-4 p.m. NEW! Discover Natural Elements of Art (Grades 4-5) $175 Grayslake
1-4 p.m. Digital Fabrication (Grades 6-8) $195 Grayslake
Week 5: July 20-23
Time Camp Topic Cost Location
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. NEW! Discover the STEAM of Taste, Touch, Smell, See, Hear (Grades 1-3) $195 Grayslake
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. NEW! Aerodynamics in Action: STEAM in Flight (Grades 4-5) $195 Grayslake
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Find Your Voice: Voice Acting, Podcasts and More (Grades 6-8) $195 Grayslake
1-4 p.m. Nature and Field Biology Up Close (Grades 4-5) $175 Grayslake
1-4 p.m. Fabricating for Frontiers in Space (Grades 6-8) $195 Grayslake
Week 6: July 27-30
Time Camp Topic Cost Location
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. LEGO: Crazy Action Contraptions (Grades 1-3) $195 Grayslake
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Explore and Develop Your Voice: Speaking, Voice Acting (Grade 4-5) $195 Grayslake
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. NEW! All Girl Robotics Club (Grades 6-8) $195 Grayslake
1-4 p.m. NEW! Notes and Numbers, Music and Math (Grades 4-5) $195 Grayslake
1-4 p.m. Plan. Study. Excel. Have Fun! (Grades 6-8) $175 Grayslake

Engage Career Exploration for Teens in Grades 9-12

Week 1: June 15-18
Time Camp Topic Cost Location
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Camp Scrubs: Nursing, Medical Imaging, Surgical Tech and Wellness (Grades 9-12) $195 Grayslake
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Beginning Culinary: Savory (Grades 9-12) $195 Grayslake
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Picture Yourself in Photography (Grades 9-12) $195 Grayslake
1-4 p.m. NEW! Theatre: Dramatic Self Improv-ment (Grades 9-12) $195 Grayslake
Week 2: June 22-25
Time Camp Topic Cost Location
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Beginning Pastry: Sweet! (Grades 9-12) $195 Grayslake
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. NEW! Camp Scrubs: Dental Hygiene, Med. Asstg., Phlebotomy, CNA (Grades 9-12) $195 Lakeshore
1-4 p.m. Test Drive Graphic Design: Design. Layout. Print. Create. (Grades 9-12) $195 Grayslake
Week 3: July 6-9
Time Camp Topic Cost Location
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Find Your Voice: Speaking, Podcasting, Voice-overs (Grades 9-12) $195 Grayslake
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. NEW! Engineering: Design and Prototype (Grades 9-12) $195 Grayslake
1-4 p.m. See Yourself in Criminal Justice (Grades 9-12) $195 Grayslake
Week 4: July 13-16
Time Camp Topic Cost Location
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Baxter Innovation Lab Series: Fun and Games (Grades 9-12) $195 Grayslake
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. NEW! Advanced Pastry (Grades 9-12) $195 Grayslake
1-4 p.m. NEW! Robotics Challenge (Grades 9-12) $195 Grayslake

Week 5: July 20-23
Time Camp Topic Cost Location
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Automotive Technology: Basics (Grades 9-12) $195 Grayslake
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Advanced Culinary (Grades 9-12) $195 Grayslake
Week 6: July 27-30
Time Camp Topic Cost Location
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Plan. Study. Excel. Have Fun: Tools for Academic Success (Grades 9-12) $175 Grayslake
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. NEW! Automotive Technology: Beyond the Basics (Grades 9-12) $195 Grayslake
1-4 p.m. Laser Focus: Lasers, Photonics and Optics (Grades 9-12) $195 Grayslake

Alive at 25: Defensive Driving for the Teen Driver
Thursday, June 25

Time Camp Topic Cost Location
8 a.m. - 12 p.m. Alive at 25 $55 Grayslake

SAT Prep for Teens in Grades 10-12

Monday and Wednesday, July 13-29

Time Camp Topic Cost Location
5-8 p.m. SAT Prep (Grades 10-12) $250 Grayslake

Tuesday and Thursday, July 14-30

Time Camp Topic Cost Location
5-8 p.m. SAT Prep (Grades 10-12) $250 Lakeshore

Summer Camps 2020 registration opens March 2, 2020.

How to Register

Complete the two sided Registration Form (PDF) submit through:

  • Email: CPEInfo@clcillinois.edu
  • Fax: (847) 543-3022
  • Mail:
    Personal Enrichment
    Attn: Youth Program, Room T317, College of Lake County
    19351 West Washington Street, Grayslake, IL 60030-1198
  • Explore Camps and Engage Experiences are offered at the GrayslakeSouthlake and Lakeshore 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 registration closes the Wednesday prior to the date your camp starts.

Grades listed refer to a student's grade in Fall 2020.

Questions?

Call (847) 543-2980 or email CPEInfo@clcillinois.edu for assistance.



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