Summer Camps 2020

Led by professional teaching artists, our 1-week theater camps offer kids ages 4 and up an unforgettable collaborative experience acting, singing, and dancing with friends. Kids build confidence and foster creative expression, while having fun with a wide variety of themes that inspire imaginations!

REGISTER NOW to receive our EARLYBIRD discount on all Camps!

Use Code EARLYBIRDHALF to receive $35 off of a half day camp or EARLYBIRDFULL to receive $50 off a full day camp.

Dream Big Camp Overview

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Check out Dream Big’s Hamilton Fanatics Camp featured on CBS News!

Weekly Camp Locations

ANDERSONVILLE, Chicago: First Free Church at 5255 N. Ashland Ave., Chicago, IL 60640 (located at the corner of Berwyn and Ashland)

ANDERSONVILLE, Chicago: Chicago Waldorf School at 5200 N. Ashland Ave., Chicago, IL 60640 (located at the corner of Foster and Ashland)

WEST LOOP, Chicago: Open Books at 651 W Lake St, Chicago, IL 60661

NAPERVILLE, Western Suburbs: Naperville Central High School at 440 Aurora Ave, Naperville, IL 60540

NAPERVILLE, Western Suburbs: First Congregational Church at 24 E Benton Ave, Naperville, IL 60540

Times

Half Day Options: 9am-12pm and/or 1-4pm

Full Day Options: 9 am-4 pm or you can combine AM and PM camps for an all day option from 9am-4pm

Price per Camp

1-Half Day Camp: $235 (Earlybird price: $200)
1-Full Day Camp: $450 (Earlybird price: $400)
Sibling or Multiple Camp Discount: 10% off

Our price includes

  • An exciting and creative week with one of our professional teaching artists
  • Experience creating and starring in an original show
  • New friends and lots of fun!
  • And for new campers, a Dream Big T-shirt!

To help make our programs even more affordable, payment plans are available through our registration system.

Before and After Care

Dream Big offers the following add-ons to Camp for an additional fee:

    Before Care: 8am to 9am
    Lunch Care (incl in Full Day Camps): 12pm to 1pm
    After Care: 4pm to 6pm

      Full Week Prices:

      5-Day Before Care M-F = $75/week
      5-Day Lunch Care M-F = $50/week
      4-Day After Care M-Th = $120/week

      Please note: Lunch care is available to half-day campers ONLY who would like to stay for the lunch hour after their morning camp or come in early for the lunch hour prior to their afternoon camp. If you registered for a full-day camp or 2 half-day camps in the same week, the lunch hour is included in the cost.

What your child's day could look like (Half Day)

Half Day Sample Schedule

  • 8:45-9 am Campers arrive and are greeted at the front door
  • 9-9:45 am Physical, vocal, imagination, and ensemble-building warm-ups
  • 9:45-10:30 am Drama activities focused on weekly theme
  • 10:30-10:50 am Recess and snack break
  • 10:50-11:30 am Continue drama activities focused on weekly theme
  • 11:30-11:55 am Arts and crafts activities (Prop, set, and costume making)
  • 11:55 am-12 pm Clean up and closing activities
  • 12:00 pm Parent pick-up

What your child's day could look like (All Day)

All Day Sample Schedule
Full day camps enable our older campers to delve deeper into their Dream Big experience. We’ll have more time to engage with all areas of the theatrical experience, deepen our connections and develop all of our newly learned skills and innate talents!

  • 8:45-9:00 am Campers arrive and are greeted at the front door
  • 9:00-10:00 am Physical, vocal, imagination, and ensemble-building warm ups
  • 10:00-10:30 am Drama activities focused on weekly theme
  • 10:30-10:50 am Recess and snack break
  • 10:50-12:00 pm Continue drama activities focused on weekly theme
  • 12:00-1:00 pm Lunch break
  • 1:00-2:20 pm Work on ideas for end of week performance
  • 2:20-2:40 pm Recess and snack break
  • 2:40-3:40 pm Arts and crafts activities (Prop, set, and costume making)
  • 3:40-3:55 pm Closing games and clean up
  • 4:00 pm Parent pick-up

End of Week Performance Details

At the end of each camp week, campers present a final showcase of scenes, songs, stories, games, and activities generated throughout their ensemble-building experience. Family and friends are invited to join us for an informal performance usually during the final 20-30 minutes of camp on our last day. Reminder invitations with exact times are emailed and sent home every Wednesday.

Daily Camp Reminders

Please have your child bring a water bottle and snack to camp each day. Often times we have tree nut and peanut allergies amongst our participants, so please be mindful of the food you send.
Doors open 15 minutes prior to your camp start time. If you are running late, please contact your child’s teacher at the number provided in your confirmation email so they can let you in.

Jr. Camp Counselor/Sr. Camp Counselor opportunities students entering 5th-12th grades

Do you have a desire to develop your leadership skills and work with younger kids in the performing arts? Would you like to be considered to be one of our creative camp counselor assistants this summer?

Sr. Camp Counselor
Students entering 9th-12th grade are welcome to apply for internships with us during the summer. To apply, please click on the Sr. Camp Counselor button below. Sr. Camp Counselor responsibilities include:
•Assist with drama games-lead with examples
•Create and help with set/prop/costume development
•Assist with set up for different activities
•Act as a leader for songs and dances for younger campers
•Lead warm ups and games with supervision (if desired)
•Aide in taking young campers for restroom/drink breaks
•Arrive 15 minutes early and stay 15 minutes late to help with set up/clean up and go over goals and planning
•Assist with supervision during breaks
Apply for Sr. Camp Counselor

Sr. Camp Counselor Testimonial:
“I want to thank you for this amazing summer experience, I truly loved working with everyone in this company and making new friends. The kids were amazing, and basically in a nutshell, this job made my summer.” Hope

 

Jr. Camp Counselor

All of our Jr. Counselor positions are already full. Check back again next summer!

Students entering 5th-8th grades are invited to be a Jr. Camp Counselor for any camp geared towards 3-7 year olds. Jr. Camp Counselor’s receive a 50% discount for their assistance and their responsibilities include:
•Assist with drama games by leading with examples
•Help with story/show creation by supporting and enhancing the creative ideas of the younger campers
•Create and help with set/prop/costume development
•Assist with set up for different activities
•Assist with songs and dances
•Lead warm ups and games with supervision (if desired)
•Arrive 15 minutes early and stay 15 minutes late to help with set up/clean up and go over goals and planning

June 8-12

Broadway Dreams’ Musical Theater week (Ages 4-7 & 8-13) 9am-12pm

In this camp, students will have fun exploring their own personal voices through songs and dances from various musicals! In addition to drama and improv games that foster theater skills in creativity, self-expression and teamwork, campers will create their own show that incorporates songs from their favorite musicals. Throughout the week we will also work together to create prop, costume and set pieces to use in our culminating original show that highlights our collaborative efforts! Offered at our Naperville location. Offered at our Andersonville location. View Details

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Dates and times this camp is offered:
June 8-12: Ages 4-13 (9am-12pm)
Location: Andersonville
Price:​ $235

OR: Add Let’s go to the Movies for a full day option for $450, both camps plus lunch supervision.

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Let’s go to the Movies! Ages 4-7 & 8-13 (1pm-4pm)

Lights, camera and ACTION! Relive your favorite movie moments with this brand new camp! You’ll get to choose your very own characters and work as a group to piece together some magical movie moments into your very own, unique story! You’ll also learn acting techniques, script writing skills, and how to work as an ensemble. Watch out Hollywood! Older kids will act as leaders in the group and gain experience working with teachers to guide the process for the younger members of the camp. Offered at our Andersonville location. View Details

Dates and times this camp is offered:
June 8-12: Ages 4-7 & 8-13 (1pm-4pm)

Register Now – Andersonville

 

Price:​ $235

 

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June 15-19

Magical Adventures: Ages 4-7 & 8-13 (9am-12pm)

Does your child love magic? Have they ever wanted to fly on a broom or summon giant snowstorms all while singing their favorite song at the top of their lungs? Join Dream Big in a fun and exciting session filled with music AND magic. In this camp your child will create their own on-stage magic. With their improv skills, imagination and fun, they will build a world of their own to share with their friends and family at the end of the week. Offered at our Andersonville location. View Details

Register Now – Andersonville

General information

Dates and times this camp is offered:
June 15-19: Ages 4-13 (9am-12pm)
Location: Andersonville

Supervised lunch and recess at the park from 12-1 pm are included in all full-day options.
A 10% discount will be applied at checkout for 2 or more classes.

Price: $235

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Fairy Tales Week: Ages 4-7 & 8-13 (9am-12pm)

In addition to fun theatre games that foster creativity, self-expression and teamwork, students will explore their favorite fairy tales through dramatic play. We will act out stories, improvise news interviews with fairy tale characters, create set pieces, engage in music, movement and puppet activities and much more! A showcase of our favorite stories will culminate this ensemble building experience. Offered at our West Loop location. View Details

Dates and times this camp is offered:
June 15-19: Ages 4-13 (9am-12pm)
Location: West Loop

Price: $235

Register Now – West Loop

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Musical Theatre songs and scenes featuring: Lion King Ages 4-7 & 8-13 (1-4pm)

Adventure to the Prideland as we journey to discover our destinies! Campers will explore the foundations of theatre through drama games, acting, improvisation, music, and movement. Through collaboration and imagination, campers will create their own characters, stories, props, and costumes culminating in an original musical incorporating their favorite songs from the Lion King! Offered at our Andersonville location. View Details

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General information

Dates and times this camp is offered:
June 15-19: Ages 4-7 &  (1pm-4pm)
Location: Andersonville

Supervised lunch and recess at the park from 12-1 pm are included in all full-day options.
A 10% discount will be applied at checkout for 2 or more classes.

Price: $235

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June 22-26

Unicorns, Mermaids and Mystical Creatures: Ages 4-7 (9am-12pm)

Dive into the magical world of unicorns, mermaids and other mystical creatures. In this camp, students will get to create, explore and develop their own unique stories and landscapes through collaborative discovery and play. A final performance will culminate this legendary experience! Offered at our Andersonville and West Loop Locations. View Details

General information

Dates and times this camp is offered:

June 22-26: Ages 4-7 (9am-12pm)

Register Now – Andersonville

August 10-14: Ages 4-7 (9am-4pm)

Register Now – West Loop

Location: Andersonville & West Loop

A 10% discount will be applied at checkout for 2 or more classes.

Price: $235

 

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Songs and Scenes Featuring Sing: Ages 4-7 (1pm-4pm)

Stevie Wonder, Ariana Grande, and Leonard Cohen? With 60 classic songs, and an original, “Sing” is winning big awards and finding its way into our hearts! This camp will include tons of singing, dancing, acting, and all of the JOY that goes with these inspiring songs. Offered at our Andersonville Location. View Details

 

General information

Dates and times this camp is offered:

June 22-26: Ages 4-7 (1pm-4pm)

Register Now – Andersonville

Location: Andersonville

Price: $235

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Hamilton Fanatics: Ages 7-13 (9am-4pm)

This full-day camp will explore the blockbuster Broadway sensation of the year! Campers will learn about the Founding Fathers through hip-hop, R&B and rap while performing their favorite tracks from the hit soundtrack with music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda. This camp is offered at both our Andersonville & West Loop Locations. View Details

General information

Dates and times this camp is offered:

June 22-26 Ages 7-13 (9am-4pm)

Register Now – Andersonville

Register Now – West Loop

August 3-7 Ages 7-13 (9am-4pm)

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August 10-14 Ages 7-13 (9am-4pm)

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Cost: $450

 

 

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July 6-10

Magical Adventures featuring Harry Potter: Ages 7-13

Join Harry, Ron and Hermione on one of their many adventures into the unknown! In this camp you’ll create spells, duel with 3 headed dogs and explore the many delights of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Using our bodies and magical minds we’ll create our own witches and wizards and devise scenes based off the hit books and movies. This week will culminate in a sharing of all we have achieved and all the MISCHIEF MANAGED! Offered at both our Andersonville & West Loop locations. View Details

General information

Dates and times this camp is offered:
July 6-10: Ages 7-13 (9am-4pm)
Location: Andersonville

Register Now – Andersonville

July 13-17: Ages 4-7 (9am-12pm)
Location: West Loop

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A 10% discount will be applied at checkout for 2 or more classes.

Price: $235 Half Day/ $425 Full Day

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Superheroes & Supervillains: Ages 4-7 (9am-12pm) Andersonville/ 9am-4pm West Loop

Up, up and away! Looking for a creative way for your child to explore their favorite superheroes and supervillains? Access your secret powers in this super-stellar camp! Your child will have a blast developing their hidden talents and extra-ordinary super skills ranging from enhanced senses, ability to fly or become invisible to whatever else our imaginations can create. We will also generate advanced equipment and costumes to accompany our characters with various arts and crafts materials. An end of the week showcase featuring our band of superheroes and villains will culminate this creative ensemble-building experience. Offered at our Andersonville and West Loop locations. View Details

General information

Dates and times this camp is offered:
July 6-10: Ages 4-7 (9am-12pm)
Location: Andersonville

Price: $235

Register Now – Andersonville

July 6-10: Ages 4-7 (Full Day)
Location: West Loop

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Magical Adventures Ages 4-7 (1-4pm)

Does your child love magic? Have they ever wanted to fly on a broom or summon giant snowstorms all while singing their favorite song at the top of their lungs? Join Dream Big in a fun and exciting session filled with music AND magic. In this camp your child will create their own on-stage magic. With their improv skills, imagination and fun, they will build a world of their own to share with their friends and family at the end of the week. Offered at our Andersonville location. View Details

General information

Dates and times this camp is offered:
July 6-10: Ages 4-7 (1-4pm)

Register Now – Andersonville

Supervised lunch and recess at the park from 12-1 pm are included in all full-day options.

A 10% discount will be applied at checkout for 2 or more classes.

Price: $235

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July 13-17

Lego Stories: Ages 4-7 (9am-12pm)

Up, up and away! “Everything is AWESOME, everything is COOL when you’re part of a TEAM!’ Bring the Lego world to life in this new and exciting camp! Develop new characters, create your own worlds and follow the adventures, wherever they may take you. With this summer’s release of Lego Movie 2: The Second Part, Campers will have new inspiration to create their own lego world by creating their own set, props and costume pieces in addition to using unlimited imagination to bring this new lego world to the stage! An informal sharing will culminate this creative experience! Offered at our Andersonville location. View Details

General information

Dates and times this camp is offered:
July 13-17: Ages 4-7 (9am-12pm)

Register Now – Andersonville

Register Now – Andersonville

August 3-7: Ages 4-7 (9am-12pm)
Location: Andersonville

Register Now – Andersonville

Supervised lunch and recess at the park from 12-1 pm are included in all full-day options.

A 10% discount will be applied at checkout for 2 or more classes.

Price: $235

 

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Magical Adventures featuring Harry Potter: Ages 7-13

Join Harry, Ron and Hermione on one of their many adventures into the unknown! In this camp you’ll create spells, duel with 3 headed dogs and explore the many delights of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Using our bodies and magical minds we’ll create our own witches and wizards and devise scenes based off the hit books and movies. This week will culminate in a sharing of all we have achieved and all the MISCHIEF MANAGED! Offered at both our Andersonville & West Loop locations. View Details

General information

Dates and times this camp is offered:
July 6-10: Ages 7-13 (9am-4pm)
Location: Andersonville

Register Now – Andersonville

July 13-17: Ages 4-7 (9am-12pm)
Location: West Loop

Register Now – West Loop

A 10% discount will be applied at checkout for 2 or more classes.

Price: $235 Half Day/ $425 Full Day

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YouTube Star: Ages 7-13 (9am-12pm)

Ever dreamed of being a YouTube star? Well now’s your chance! Students will create their own Youtube personality and have a blast creating a unique ‘how to’ video! Working with one of our professional teaching artists, students will learn how to act on camera as well as learning technical camera skills. Get noticed and become the next viral sensation! Offered at our Andersonville location. View Details

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General information

Dates and times this camp is offered:
July 13-17: Ages 7-13 (1-4pm)
Location: Andersonville

Supervised lunch and recess at the park from 12-1 pm are included in all full-day options.
A 10% discount will be applied at checkout for 2 or more classes.

Price: $235

 

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Action Adventures featuring characters and themes from Star Wars: Ages 4-7 (1-4pm)

Go ‘far, far away’ in this camp, as the Jedi and the Sith explore epic encounters in the universe. Campers will use their lightsabers and the force on their adventures as they travel and fight their way through the galaxy. We will use themes from the stories and adapt them to create our own galaxy and experiences as an ensemble. Offered at our Andersonville and West Loop locations. View Details

General information

Dates and times this camp is offered:
July 13-17: Ages 4-7 (1-4pm)
Location: Andersonville

Register Now – Andersonville

Location: West Loop

Register Now – West Loop

Supervised lunch and recess at the park from 12-1 pm are included in all full-day options.
A 10% discount will be applied at checkout for 2 or more classes.

Price: $235

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Audition Workshop: Ages 7-13 (1-4pm)

Whether you’re auditioning for our summer musical or a school production, our Audition Workshop is for the avid theater performer wanting to enhance their vocal technique, monologues, and stage presence and for students wanting to build overall confidence. Is your child shy or even terrified to get in front of the class, afraid of public speaking, somewhat uncomfortable in their skin? During this camp we will help build your confidence in a safe setting. Students will get the opportunity to hone their acting and performance skills during this week. We will work on character building, monologues, scenes, singing technique and movement. Students will get individualized attention and be able to work on specific skills such as audition preparation and stage presence. Leave camp feeling Broadway ready after this fun filled week! Offered at our Andersonville location. View Details

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General information

Dates and times this camp is offered:
July 13-17: Ages 7-13, (1-4pm)
Location: Andersonville

Supervised lunch and recess at the park from 12-1 pm are included in all full-day options.
A 10% discount will be applied at checkout for 2 or more classes.

Price: $235

 

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July 20-24

Musical Theater Songs & Scenes featuring School of Rock Ages 7-13 (9am-4pm)

Have you got what it takes to make it into the school of ROCK? Join us as we create our very own story based off of the hit movie! We’ll choose and learn our own rock songs, script a story and share it with friends and family at the end of this rockin’ week! Offered at our Andersonville Location. View Details

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General information

Dates and times this camp is offered:
July 20-24: Ages 7-13 (9am-4pm)
Location: Andersonville

Supervised lunch and recess at the park from 12-1 pm are included in all full-day options.

Price: $450

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Storybook Adventures featuring My Little Pony: Ages 4-7 (9am-12pm)

If you love My Little Pony, this camp is for you! Enter the world of magic, music and friendship as we explore the foundations of theater with fun drama games, acting, improvisation, music and movement. Students will collaborate to create their very own play using their favorite songs from the brand new “My Little Pony” movie as a jumping off point. “Find the Music in You” as we improvise a script and students will decide if they want to showcase their own version of how they’ll save Equestria or create their own My Little Pony themed musical! It’s promised to be a week filled with adventure and magic! Offered at our Andersonville & West Loop locations. View Details

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General information

Dates and times this camp is offered:
July 20-24: Ages 4-7 (9am-12pm)
Location: Andersonville & West Loop

Supervised lunch and recess at the park from 12-1 pm are included in all full-day options.
A 10% discount will be applied at checkout for 2 or more classes.

Price: $235

 

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Improv Camp – Ages 13-15 (1-4pm)

Get ready to act up! Improvisation is a fun (and funny) way to help develop characters and scene work by working together and thinking quick on your feet. Learn to make it up as you go along while you follow your creative instincts using improvisation formats that encourage imagination and teamwork. This supportive environment encourages risk-taking on stage with improvisational concepts of YES AND as well as EVERY CHOICE IS A GOOD ONE! Offered at our Andersonville Location. View Details

Offered at our Andersonville location.

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Dates and times this camp is offered:
July 20-24: Ages 13-15 (1-4pm)
Location:Andersonville:

Price: $235

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Musical Theater songs and scenes featuring Moana: Ages 4-7 (1-4pm)

Does the sea call to you?! Come with us as we discover the South Pacific and create our own mythic adventure complete with goddesses, demigods, and lava demons! Moana is about knowing who you are, and how far you’ll go to fulfill that destiny. The story is a wonderful starting off point for campers to begin thinking about the characters and stories they’d like to create for themselves! We’ll play drama games, create set and prop pieces, and of course, dance, sing, and act out our own play! Offered at our Andersonville & West Loop locations. View Details

General information

Dates and times this camp is offered:
July 20-24: Ages 4-7 (1-4pm)

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August 10-14: Ages 4-7 (1-4pm)
Location: West Loop

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Supervised lunch from 12-1 pm are included in all full-day options.
A 10% discount will be applied at checkout for 2 or more classes.

Price: $235

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July 27-31

Musical Theater Camp featuring songs and scenes inspired by The Greatest Showman: Ages 7-13 (9am-4pm)

“Look out ‘cause here I come!” If you’re a fan of The Greatest Showman this camp is for you! Come explore musical theater with a circus theme. We’ll use inspiration from The Greatest Showman to perform your very own Greatest Show on Earth!  Offered at our Andersonville location. View Details

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General information

Dates and times this camp is offered:
July 27-31: Ages 7-13 (9am-4pm)
Location: Andersonville

Price: $450

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Animal Adventures: featuring characters and themes from Paw Patrol: Ages 4-7 (9am-12pm)

“No job is too big; no pup is too small!”  Let’s work together to protect the community by using our problem-solving skills, gadgets, and vehicles to help us on our rescue missions.  Campers will improv scenes, play drama games, and design their own rescue equipment during this heroic week, all while learning to collaborate and create with others.  The week will culminate in a one-of-a-kind performance for family and friends! Offered at our Andersonville and West Loop locations. View Details

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General information

Dates and times this camp is offered:
July 27-31: Ages 4-7 (9am-12pm)
Location:  Andersonville & West Loop

A 10% discount will be applied at checkout for 2 or more classes.

Price: $235

Register Now – West Loop

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Musical Theater songs and scenes featuring Mary Poppins Returns: Ages 4-7 (1pm-4pm)

“Everything is possible…even the impossible” as we collaborate to create our very own musical using the music and themes from Disney’s beloved Mary Poppins and Mary Poppins Returns. If you love musical theater, this class is for you! In this unique class format, we explore the fundamentals of theatre (acting, improvisation, music, and movement) to create an improvised script that transforms into a cohesive, exciting piece of theatre. The camp culminates in a one-of-a-kind performance for family and friends.Can you imagine that! Offered at our Andersonville & West Loop Locations. View Details

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General information

Dates and times this camp is offered:
July 27-31: Ages 4-7 (1pm-4pm)
Location: Andersonville & West Loop

Supervised lunch and recess at the park from 12-1 pm are included in all full-day options.

Price: $235

 

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August 3-7

Lego Stories: Ages 4-7 (9am-12pm)

Up, up and away! “Everything is AWESOME, everything is COOL when you’re part of a TEAM!’ Bring the Lego world to life in this new and exciting camp! Develop new characters, create your own worlds and follow the adventures, wherever they may take you. With this summer’s release of Lego Movie 2: The Second Part, Campers will have new inspiration to create their own lego world by creating their own set, props and costume pieces in addition to using unlimited imagination to bring this new lego world to the stage! An informal sharing will culminate this creative experience! Offered at our Andersonville location. View Details

General information

Dates and times this camp is offered:
July 13-17: Ages 4-7 (9am-12pm)

Register Now – Andersonville

Register Now – Andersonville

August 3-7: Ages 4-7 (9am-12pm)
Location: Andersonville

Register Now – Andersonville

Supervised lunch and recess at the park from 12-1 pm are included in all full-day options.

A 10% discount will be applied at checkout for 2 or more classes.

Price: $235

 

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Let’s Go To The Movies: Ages 7-13 (9am-12pm)

Lights, camera and ACTION! Relive your favorite movie moments with this brand new camp! You’ll get to choose your very own characters and work as a group to piece together some magical movie moments into your very own, unique story! You’ll also learn acting techniques, script writing skills, and how to work as an ensemble. Watch out Hollywood! Older kids will act as leaders in the group and gain experience working with teachers to guide the process for the younger members of the camp. Offered at our Andersonville location. View Details

Register Now – Andersonville

Dates and times this camp is offered:
August 3-7 : Ages 7-13 9am-12pm
Location: Andersonville
Price:​ $235

 

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Pocket Monster Adventures Featuring Pokemon: 1pm – 4pm (Ages 4-7)

Gotta catch ’em all! Using characters and inspiration from Pokemon we will explore the foundations of theater with fun drama games, improvisation, singing and movement! Students will collaborate to create their very own play using their favorite characters and adventures from “Pokemon” as a jumping off point. So gather up your poke balls and get ready to catch some pokemon during this exciting week of camp! Offered at our Andersonville location. View Details

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General information

Dates and times this camp is offered:
August 3-7: Ages 4-7 (1pm-4pm)
Location: West Loop at Open Books

A 10% discount will be applied at checkout for 2 or more classes.

Price: $235

 

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Musical Theater Camp featuring songs from The Descendants: Ages 7-13 (1pm-4pm)

If you love musical theater, this camp is for you! “Be our guest” as we explore the foundations of theatre with fun drama games, acting, improvisation, music, and movement. In this unique class format, students will collaborate to create their very own play using their favorite songs from the hit movie ‘Descendants” as a jumping off point. We’ll be “Rotten to the Core” as we improvise a script, and students will decide if they want to showcase their own version of the Descendants’ story or create their own Descendants-themed musical! Whichever they choose, it promises to be a wickedly good time! View Details


Offered at our Andersonville location.

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General information

Dates and times this camp is offered:
August 3-7: Ages 7-13 (1pm-4pm)
Location: Andersonville

A 10% discount will be applied at checkout for 2 or more classes.

Price: $235

 

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Hamilton Fanatics: Ages 7-13 (9am-4pm)

This full-day camp will explore the blockbuster Broadway sensation of the year! Campers will learn about the Founding Fathers through hip-hop, R&B and rap while performing their favorite tracks from the hit soundtrack with music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda. This camp is offered at both our Andersonville & West Loop Locations. View Details

General information

Dates and times this camp is offered:

June 22-26 Ages 7-13 (9am-4pm)

Register Now – Andersonville

Register Now – West Loop

August 3-7 Ages 7-13 (9am-4pm)

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August 10-14 Ages 7-13 (9am-4pm)

Register Now – Andersonville

Cost: $450

 

 

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August 10-14

Unicorns, Mermaids and Mystical Creatures: Ages 4-7 (9am-12pm)

Dive into the magical world of unicorns, mermaids and other mystical creatures. In this camp, students will get to create, explore and develop their own unique stories and landscapes through collaborative discovery and play. A final performance will culminate this legendary experience! Offered at our Andersonville and West Loop Locations. View Details

General information

Dates and times this camp is offered:

June 22-26: Ages 4-7 (9am-12pm)

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August 10-14: Ages 4-7 (9am-4pm)

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Location: Andersonville & West Loop

A 10% discount will be applied at checkout for 2 or more classes.

Price: $235

 

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Musical Theater songs and scenes featuring Frozen: Ages 4-7 (9am-12pm)

Let it Go in this exciting camp that celebrates everything FROZEN! Your child will love to explore music and aspects of the story from the Disney phenomenon that has kids and adults alike singing at the top of their lungs. We will act out characters and tell our own version of this heartwarming story of love and embracing our differences. Offered at both our Andersonville and West Loop locations. View Details

General information

Dates and times this camp is offered:
August 10-14  Ages 4-7 (9am-12pm)
Location: Andersonville

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August 17-21 Ages 4-7 (9am-12pm)
Location: West Loop

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Supervised lunch and recess at the park from 12-1 pm are included in all full-day options.
A 10% discount will be applied at checkout for 2 or more classes.

Price: $235

 

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Musical Theater songs and scenes featuring Moana: Ages 4-7 (1-4pm)

Does the sea call to you?! Come with us as we discover the South Pacific and create our own mythic adventure complete with goddesses, demigods, and lava demons! Moana is about knowing who you are, and how far you’ll go to fulfill that destiny. The story is a wonderful starting off point for campers to begin thinking about the characters and stories they’d like to create for themselves! We’ll play drama games, create set and prop pieces, and of course, dance, sing, and act out our own play! Offered at our Andersonville & West Loop locations. View Details

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Dates and times this camp is offered:
July 20-24: Ages 4-7 (1-4pm)

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August 10-14: Ages 4-7 (1-4pm)
Location: West Loop

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Supervised lunch from 12-1 pm are included in all full-day options.
A 10% discount will be applied at checkout for 2 or more classes.

Price: $235

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Musical Theater songs and scenes featuring Sing: Ages 4-7 (1-4pm)

Stevie Wonder, Ariana Grande, and Leonard Cohen? With 60 classic songs, and an original, “Sing” is winning big awards and finding its way into our hearts! This camp will include tons of singing, dancing, acting, and all of the JOY that goes with these inspiring songs. Offered at our Andersonville location. View Details

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General information

Dates and times this camp is offered:
August 10-14: Ages 4-7 (1-4pm)
Location: Andersonville

Supervised lunch and recess at the park from 12-1 pm are included in all full-day options.A 10% discount will be applied at checkout for 2 or more classes.

Price: $235

 

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Hamilton Fanatics: Ages 7-13 (9am-4pm)

This full-day camp will explore the blockbuster Broadway sensation of the year! Campers will learn about the Founding Fathers through hip-hop, R&B and rap while performing their favorite tracks from the hit soundtrack with music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda. This camp is offered at both our Andersonville & West Loop Locations. View Details

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Dates and times this camp is offered:

June 22-26 Ages 7-13 (9am-4pm)

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August 3-7 Ages 7-13 (9am-4pm)

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August 10-14 Ages 7-13 (9am-4pm)

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Cost: $450

 

 

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August 17-21

Musical Theater songs and scenes featuring Wicked: Ages 7-13 (9am-4pm)

Get ready to defy gravity at our full day, wonderfully wicked summer camp! In addition to playing fun theater games that foster creativity, self expression and teamwork, students will learn and choose their favorite songs from the smash hit musical like “Popular”, “Dancing Through Life” and “Defying Gravity.” Working alongside one of our professional teaching artists students will rehearse their songs in addition to writing scenes to create their very own mini musical adaptation. It’s going to be WICKED!  Offered at our Andersonville location. View Details

Full day camps enable our older campers to delve deeper into their Dream Big experience. We’ll have more time to engage with all areas of the theatrical experience and develop all of our newly learned skills!

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Dates and times this camp is offered:
August 17-21: Ages 7-13 (9am-4pm)
Location: Andersonville

Price: $450

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Musical Theater songs and scenes featuring Frozen: Ages 4-7 (9am-12pm)

Let it Go in this exciting camp that celebrates everything FROZEN! Your child will love to explore music and aspects of the story from the Disney phenomenon that has kids and adults alike singing at the top of their lungs. We will act out characters and tell our own version of this heartwarming story of love and embracing our differences. Offered at both our Andersonville and West Loop locations. View Details

General information

Dates and times this camp is offered:
August 10-14  Ages 4-7 (9am-12pm)
Location: Andersonville

Register Now – Andersonville

August 17-21 Ages 4-7 (9am-12pm)
Location: West Loop

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Supervised lunch and recess at the park from 12-1 pm are included in all full-day options.
A 10% discount will be applied at checkout for 2 or more classes.

Price: $235

 

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Magical Adventures: Ages 4-7 (9am-12pm/Andersonville, 1-4pm West Loop)

Does your child love magic? Have they ever wanted to fly on a broom or summon giant snowstorms all while singing their favorite song at the top of their lungs? Join Dream Big in a fun and exciting session filled with music AND magic. In this camp your child will create their own on-stage magic. With their improv skills, imagination and fun, they will build a world of their own to share with their friends and family at the end of the week. Offered at both our Andersonville & West Loop locations. View Details

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Dates and times this camp is offered:

August 17-21: Ages 4-7 (9am-12pm)
Location: Andersonville

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August 17-21: Ages 4-7 (1-4pm)
Location: West Loop

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Supervised lunch and recess at the park from 12-1 pm are included in all full-day options.
A 10% discount will be applied at checkout for 2 or more classes.

Price: $235

 

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Musical Theatre songs and scenes featuring Aladdin: Ages 4-7 (1-4pm)

A Whole New World awaits you with magic carpets, genies, and soaring adventures as we explore the Disney classic, Aladdin.! If you love musical theater, this class is for you! In this unique class format, we explore the fundamentals of theatre (acting, improvisation, music, and movement) to create an improvised script that transforms into a cohesive, exciting piece of theatre. The session culminates in a one-of-a-kind performance for family and friends.
Offered at our Andersonville location. View Details

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General information

Dates and times this camp is offered:
August 17-21: Ages 4-7 (1-4pm)
Location: Andersonville

Supervised lunch and recess at the park from 12-1 pm are included in all full-day options.
A 10% discount will be applied at checkout for 2 or more classes.

Price: $235

 

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August 24-28

Created by: Christopher Alan Balliet

Dragons, Monsters and Creepy Creatures: Ages 4-7 & 7-13 (9am-12pm)

This camp is all about creativity! Your child will generate a variety of creatures, characters and stories to explore their imaginary worlds of fun. This camp blends all of your child’s favorite themes all into one! They will climb into their own rocket ships and discover an environment filled with superheroes, dragons and countless other characters, stories and landscapes our minds will create. There’s no limit to how much fun your child can have! Offered at our Andersonville location. View Details

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General information

Dates and times this camp is offered:
August 24-28: Ages 4-7 & 7-13 (9am-12pm)
Location: Andersonville

Supervised lunch and recess at the park from 12-1 pm are included in all full-day options.

A 10% discount will be applied at checkout for 2 or more classes.

Price: $235

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Adventures in Cardboard City: Ages 4-7 & 7-13 (1-4pm)

Imagine a city built on pure imagination. Campers will design and build landscapes, vehicles, structures, props and more out of cardboard, recycled materials and their imaginations. The possibilities are endless! This camp fosters creativity, ingenuity, resourcefulness and teamwork. Offered at our Andersonville location. View Details

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General information

Dates and times this camp is offered:
August 24-28: Ages 4-7 & 7-13 (1-4pm)
Location: Andersonville

Supervised lunch and recess at the park from 12-1 pm are included in all full-day options.

A 10% discount will be applied at checkout for 2 or more classes.

Price: $235

 

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