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Continuing Education Department
Bldg E, Room E210, ECC Campus
Tel: 847-622-3036
Fax: 847-608-5470
CEMailbox@elgin.edu

Hours: M-F 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Closed most Fridays June - Aug.


Kids' College

Kids’ College Summer Program is a summer enrichment day camp offering a wide variety of programs for students ages 6 to 16.

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  • Available for community members and ECC staff
  • Choose from a variety of courses and scheduling options
  • Enjoy the ECC campus
  • Discover new ideas, skills and friends
  • Receive a certificate of completion for participation in each class or camp
  • Benefit from a safe environment*

*All staff has passed a statewide criminal background check.

Program Schedule

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Morning Classes

Week of June 17-20

  • CEK 321 Art Explosion (Ages 6 to 9)
  • CEK 018 Build the Maglev Car (Ages 7 to 11)
  • CEK 325 Interior Design (Ages 8 to 13)
  • CEK 900 Speak Out with Confidence (Ages 8 to 12)

Week of June 24-27

  • CEK 099 Space Science and Astronomy Camp (Ages 7 to 11)
  • CEK 150 Architecture: Building a Future City (Ages 8 to 12)
  • CEK 526 Future Filmmaker’s Academy: Screenwriting (Ages 8 to16)
  • CEK 236 Carve and Paint a Penguin (Ages 8 to 13)

Week of July 8-11

  • CEK 016 Junior Engineering I (Ages 7 to 10)
  • CEK 528 Future Filmmaker’s Academy: Acting for the Camera (Ages 8 to 16)
  • CEK 060 Millefiore (Ages 10 to 14)
  • CEK 031 Art Around the World (Ages 8 to 12)
  • CEK 412 2D Gamemaker 8 (Ages 8 to 12)

Week of July 15-18

  • CEK 248 Spanish Fiesta (Ages 6 to 9)
  • CEK 015 Sign Language (Ages 8 to 12)
  • CEK 222 Digital Photography (Ages 9 to 13)
  • CEK 528 Future Filmmaker’s Academy: Digital Filmmaking (Ages 8 to 16)
  • CEK 413 Making Games for the Nintendo DS (Ages 8 to 11)

Week of July 22-25

  • CEK 050 Follow Me Robot (Ages 7 to 12)
  • CEK 935 Sewing Doll Clothes (Ages 6 to 8)
  • CEK 047 I Can Draw! (Ages 8 to 12)
  • CEK 416 3D Video Game Design - similar to Xbox (Ages 12 to 15)

Afternoon Classes

Week of June 17-20

  • CEK 052 Kids on Canvas/Painting with the Masters (Ages 7 to 10)
  • CEK  525 Future Filmmaker’s Academy: The Magic of Movies (Ages 8 to16)
  • CEK 200 What to Weave! (Ages 8 to 12)
  • CEK 610 Teen Modeling (Ages 11 to 15)

Week of June 24-27

  • CEK 123 I’ve Got the Power (Ages 6 to 9)
  • CEK 053 Learn to Play the Soprano Recorder and Have Fun With Music (Ages 8 to 11)
  • CEK 527 Future Filmmaker’s Academy: Digital Filmmaking (Ages 8 to 16)
  • CEK 166 Summer Bake-O-Rama (Ages 8 to 12)
  • CEK 300 Teen Comedy Improv (Ages 12 to 15)

Week of July 8-11

  • CEK 059 Junior Vehicle Engineering (Ages 7 to 10)
  • CEK 076 Junior Chef (Ages 7 to 10)
  • CEK 529 Future Filmmaker’s Academy: Directors Workshop (Ages 8 to 16)
  • CEK 003 Kids’ College Summer Shakespeare Theatre (Ages 12 to 15)
  • CEK 414 Making an iPhone App (Ages 12 to 15)

Week of July 15-18

  • CEK 089 The Butterfly Camp (Ages 6 to 9)
  • CEK 046 Summer Theatre (Ages 7 to 11)
  • CEK 021 Cooking with Chef Doug – Flavors from Around the World (Ages 8 to 12)
  • CEK 531 Future Filmmaker’s Academy:  Horror, Fantasy and Science Fiction Genre Filmmaking (Ages 8 to 16)
  • CEK 415 Advanced Digital Audio Product (Ages 12 to 15)

Week of July 22-25

  • CEK 417 Scratch - Video Game Design (Ages 8 to 11)
  • CEK 600 Fashion Design (Ages 9 to 14)
  • CEK 530 Future Filmmaker’s Academy:  Digital Filmmaking – The Sequel! (Ages 8 to 16)
  • CEK 901 Teens-The Mock Trial Challenge (Ages 12 to 15)
  • CEK 308 Beginning Cake Decorating for Teens (Ages 12 to 15)
  • CEK 030 Kids’ College Summer Theatre (Ages 10 to 15)
  • CEK 121 Pre-Algebra (Ages 11 to 13)

Week of July 29-August 1

  • CEK 533 Future Filmmaker’s Academy: From Script to Screen (Ages 8 to 16)
  • CEK 030 Kids’ College Summer Theatre (Ages 10 to 15)
  • CEK 121 Pre-Algebra (Ages 11 to 13)

All Day Classes

Week of June 24-27

  • CEK 180 The Great Local Outdoor Exploration Challenge Camp (Ages 8 to 13)

Week of July 8-11

  • CEK 034 Kids’ College Writing Academy (Ages 11 to 15)
  • CEK 032 Kids Versus Wild (Ages 9 to 13)

Week of July 22-25

  • CEK 931 ECC Jazz Camp for Teens (Ages 12 to 16)

Online Classes

How It Works

  1. Review program schedule and register for classes.
  2. Submit all the necessary forms* to:
    • Elgin Community College
      1700 Spartan Drive
      Building E, University & Business Center, Room E105
      Elgin IL 60123-7193
  3. Make arrangements with the Early Childhood Lab, available for before and after care, if needed. Arrangements must be made in advance prior to your child’s attendance and forms for attendance must be filled out. More»
  4. Determine if you qualify for a scholarship. A limited number of scholarships are available for this program through the ECC Foundation. For information, guidelines and a form, call 847-214-7123 or 847-214-7645. More»

*All forms must be filled out and submitted before participation in camp.

Registration

Register and pay* online, in person, by phone or by mail. Get details»

*Payment is due upon registration.

Noncredit Classes