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Youth Camps

College of DuPage has many fun-filled and engaging summer camp programs for children entering kindergarten through grade ten. Summer camp options include Explorer Camps, Counselor Training Program and Teen X-Treme Camps.

Due to current health and safety concerns, Explorer Camps, Counselor Training and Teen X-Treme Camps will not be scheduled during the Summer 2021 semester. The return of these summer camps is eagerly awaited and anticipated in Summer 2022. All Youth Academy Summer 2021 programs will be conducted virtually. Please see the Schedule of Classes for full details.

Explorer Camps, Grades K to 6

Join us for an unforgettable summer of fun! Themes change weekly and include educational components taught by endorsed teachers, art projects, physical activities and thematic field trips on most Fridays.

Explorer Campers are divided into groups based on age and rotate through different lessons and activities throughout the day.

Camps run Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Counselor Training Program, Grades 7 to 10

Counselor Trainees work closely with Explorer Campers and have the opportunity to organize and lead age-appropriate activities while under the supervision of a youth aide. Perfect for students who are interested in early childhood development, or are looking for camp counselor. experience.

Program runs Monday through Thursday in two-week intervals from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Teen X-treme Camps, Grades 7 to 10

Teen X-Treme camps offer older students all-day experiences featuring hot topics such as 3D Modeling and Printing, Video Game Design, Art Studio, LEGO® Robotics and more.

Camps run Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 2:50 p.m.

Contact Information

Continuing Education
Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 1110, (630) 942-2208
Fax: (630) 942-3785