Student Life
Summer Programs

Co-Curricular Camps - Rising 5th-9th Grades

With over 80 student clubs and organizations, Saint Ignatius College Prep provides a vibrant, diverse, and enriching co-curricular environment for its students.  Get a taste of the incredible opportunities available for students by joining an afternoon Co-Curricular Camp with the Wolfpack!  

Each Co-Curricular Camp is run by an Ignatius Club Moderator and allows students entering 5th through 8th grade and incoming Ignatius Freshmen an opportunity to experience student life outside of the classroom at Saint Ignatius.  Typical camps run from 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm.

Cost
Unless otherwise noted, Co-Curricular Camps are $140 for one week.  Details are included in the camp descriptions and on the 8to18 registration portal.

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  • Chess Camp

    Join the award-winning Saint Ignatius Chess Coach Hector Hernandez during this one week chess camp and workshop.  Learn strategy, enjoy some friendly competition, and make friends!  Chess camp participants will also meet and learn from current and former Ignatius Chess champions! 

    Where: Space in main school building (TBD)
    Cost: $140

    July 11 - July 15
    Grades 5 - 9: 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
  • Harlequins Summer Musical Theatre Intensive

    Join the Harlequins, SICP's Theatre group, for two weeks in creating Madagascar Jr, a musical adventure. This two-week intensive will culminate in a performance of the musical for family and friends on Saturday, June 25 at 10 a.m.
     
    The production will be fully-staged and feature the Harlequins’ signature stellar production elements- costume, scenery, lights and props- designed by award-winning Chicago professionals. Students will work with Harlequins’ professionals, as well as current Ignatius students, to create first-class musical theatre. During the creative process, students will learn music, choreography and dialogue, while being introduced to the performing arts at Saint Ignatius. This camp is open to rising 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th grade students. Camp meets from 12:30 - 4:30 pm June 13-17 and June 21-24 with the performance on Saturday, June 25.
     
    Where: McLaughlin Theatre
    Cost: $600

    June 13 - June 24 (No camp on June 20. Performance on June 25.)
    Grades 5 - 9: Camp runs from from 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

    Performance: Saturday, June 25 at 10 am in the McLaughlin Theatre (Tickets, $5 each, will be on sale beginning June 21)
  • Model UN Camp

    This camp will provide students the opportunity to learn about the exciting and engaging world of Model United Nations. Students will learn the basics of Model UN and participate in simulations of UN committees such as the General Assembly, Security Council, International Atomic Energy Agency and World Health Organization. Students will learn how to research, write position papers, follow parliamentary procedure, deliver speeches, and negotiate on behalf of the country they are assigned to represent.

    Where: Classrooms in main school building TBD
    Cost: $140 for one week

    June 13 - June 17 (Week 1); June 21 - June 24 (Week 2); June 27 - July 1 (Week 3)
    Grades 5 - 9: Camp runs from 12:30 pm - 2:30pm
  • Robotics Camp

    Robotics Teacher Matt Dowling will host one-week Robotics Camps for students interested in learning to program Lego Robots.  Students will learn basic programming language skills, build Lego Robots, and run their Robot through challenge courses by the end of the week.

    Where: Classroom in main school building (TBD)
    Cost: $140

    Camp runs for each week of the six-week summer programming from June 13 - July 22
    Grades 5 - 9: Camp runs from 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
  • Wolfpack Media Camp - Film and Documentary Week 3

    Have you ever wanted to create a film or documentary?  Are you interested in how it is done?  If so, then this is the camp for you!  In this camp, students will follow the film-making process, from story boarding to equipment setup to filming to acting.  Students will work together to create a short film on a topic of their choice.  No experience is necessary.

    Where: Students will meet in Tully Hall and move to the Wolfpack Media studio
    Cost: $140

    June 27 - July 1
    Grades 7-9: Camp runs from 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
  • Wolfpack Media Camp - Sports Media Week 1

    Have you ever watched a live sporting event and thought to yourself, "Hey, I could do that!"?  If so, this is the camp for you!  Students will go through the process of planning a sports broadcast event, from inception to production.  They will learn what it takes to cover a sporting event and will actually try it out with the various sports practices occurring on campus.  Students will learn how to use various pieces of media equipment like cameras and microphones, and gimbals, and will get to experience sports commentary in action.  No experience is necessary.

    Where: Students will meet in Tully Hall and move to the Wolfpack Media studio
    Cost: $140

    June 13 - June 17
    Grades 7-9: Camp runs from 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
  • Wolfpack Media Camp - Television Broadcast Week 2

    Have you ever watched the news or live tv and wondered how it's made?  If so, this camp is for you!  Students will go through the process of creating a television style newscast, from inception to production.  They will create the elements of the newscast, learn how to use various pieces of media equipment like lights, cameras, and teleprompters, and will get to experience performing on a camera.  No experience is necessary.

    Where: Students will meet in Tully Hall and move to the Wolfpack Media studio
    Cost: $140

    June 21 - June 24
    Grades 7-9: Camp runs from 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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