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Explore Summer Camps &
Engage Teen Experiences

Summer 2021 Youth Experiences begin June 14!

This summer Explore camps will be STEAM-filled and high school students will "Engage" in STEM-based career exploration and innovative experiences.

Registration for Explore Camps (Grades 1-8) and Engage Career Exploration Experiences (Grades 9-12) opens March 1!


Explore Camps (Grades 1-8)

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

A Peek at Summer 2021

  • Culinary
  • Filmmaking
  • Graphic Design
  • Lights and Lasers
  • Math
  • Photography
  • STEM and the Arts
  • Thriving in Online Learning

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.

A Peek at Summer 2021

  • Culinary
  • Engineering
  • Graphic Design
  • Lasers/Photonics/Optics
  • Nursing and Healthcare
  • STEM and the Arts
  • Test Prep
  • Thriving in Online Learning

Explore Summer Camp 2020 Offerings

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

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

Week 3: July 6-9
Time Camp Topic Cost Location
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. NEW! Leap Write In! Creative Writing (Grades 6-8) - ONLINE $175 Grayslake ONLINE
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Math for Chemistry: Formula for Success (Grades 6-8) - ONLINE $175 Grayslake ONLINE
1-4 p.m. Wild Thing: Animal Art (Grades 1-3) - ONLINE $175 Grayslake ONLINE
1-4 p.m. NEW! MathArt: Geo Graphic Design (Grades 4-5) - ONLINE $175 Grayslake ONLINE
1-4 p.m. STEAM Into Theatre (Grades 6-8) - ONLINE $195 Grayslake ONLINE

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) - ONLINE $175 Grayslake ONLINE
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m NEW! Your Nervous System: The STEAM of Your Senses (Grades 4-5) - ONLINE $195 Grayslake ONLINE
1-4 p.m. NEW! Discover Natural Elements of Art (Grades 4-5) - ONLINE $175 Grayslake ONLINE

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) - ONLINE $195 Grayslake ONLINE
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Find Your Voice: Voice Acting, Podcasts and More (Grades 6-8) - ONLINE $195 Grayslake ONLINE
1-4 p.m. Nature and Field Biology Up Close (Grades 4-5) - ONLINE $175 Grayslake ONLINE

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) - ONLINE $195 Grayslake ONLINE
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Explore and Develop Your Voice: Speaking, Voice Acting (Grade 4-5) - ONLINE $195 Grayslake ONLINE
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. NEW! STEM Girls(Grades 4-5) - ONLINE $195 Grayslake ONLINE
1-4 p.m. NEW! Notes and Numbers, Music and Math (Grades 4-5) - ONLINE $195 Grayslake ONLINE
1-4 p.m. Plan. Study. Excel. Have Fun! (Grades 6-8) - ONLINE $175 Grayslake ONLINE


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. Picture Yourself in Photography (Grades 9-12) - ONLINE $195 Grayslake ONLINE
1-4 p.m. NEW! Theatre: Dramatic Self Improv-ment (Grades 9-12) - ONLINE $195 Grayslake ONLINE

Week 2: June 22-25
Time Camp Topic Cost Location
1-4 p.m. Test Drive Graphic Design: Design. Layout. Print. Create. (Grades 9-12) - ONLINE $195 Grayslake ONLINE

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) - ONLINE $195 Grayslake ONLINE
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. NEW! Engineering: Design and Prototype (Grades 9-12) - ONLINE $195 Grayslake ONLINE

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) - ONLINE $195 Grayslake ONLINE
1-4 p.m. NEW! Robotics Challenge (Grades 9-12) - ONLINE $195 Grayslake ONLINE

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) - ONLINE $175 Grayslake ONLINE

Alive at 25: Defensive Driving for the Teen Driver
Thursday, August 6

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) - ONLINE $250 Grayslake ONLINE

Tuesday and Thursday, July 14-30

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

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 LIVE ONLINE and at the Grayslake 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.

Looking for SAT Test Prep Classes?

Please note: Camp registration closes 10 days 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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