We had a BLAST with you, and we are already so excited for next year.
Themes for Summer Day Camp 2017 will be announced in November 2016. Registration for 2017 Summer Camp Season will be available by
February 6, 2017!!!
Spotlight Youth Theater is a non-profit theater arts education program for kids ages 5-18. Each summer we offer day and overnight camps in over 40 different locations from the Chicago land area to Milwaukee WI! Spotlight offers a variety of summer camp programs your child will love! Camps typically are offered early June through early August.
What is Spotlight camp?
Our Summer camps annually serve over 3500 kids from Chicago to Southern Wisconsin, ages 5-6 (Junior Day Camp), 7-12 (Day Camp), and 11-18 (Teen camp), We also offer three weeks of overnight camp for 7th-8th graders, 9th-10th graders, and 11th- pre-college. The daily events include dance, vocal, and acting instruction, showcased in a performance at the end of each week. Parents, Grandparents, and friends are invited to attend. Each week also includes daily devotional activities, theme days & indoor and outdoor games!
What camps are available for ages 5-12?
Junior Day Campers (5-6 year olds):
(M-F, 9am-3pm) Catered to our 5-6 year old campers!! Daily events include singing, dancing, and acting in preparation of a special showcase for parents at the end of the week. Junior campers have a blast doing crafts, indoor and outdoor games, daily lessons, interactive devotionals and other fun activities. Juniors join 7-12 day campers for snacks, lunch, water day, and games.
Day Campers (7-12 year olds):
(M-F, 9am-3pm) Catered to our 7-12 year old campers!! Daily events include singing, dancing, and acting in preparation of a 35-40 minute showcase for parents at the end of the week. Campers will have morning class rotations for voice, drama, and dance with their team, and come together each afternoon for all-camp rehearsals. Campers participate in fun indoor and outdoor games, theme days, Water Day, interactive daily devotionals all while making awesome new friends!
What camps are available for Teens?
Teen Camps (11-18 year olds):
(M-F, 9am-3pm) Catered to our 11-18 year old campers! Daily activities include morning workshops focusing on audition and callback preparation, drama, vocals, diction, and dance at a more advanced level. Teens also participate in super fun indoor and outdoor games, and interactive daily devotionals.
Overnight Camp (7th grade- pre-college):
(Monday-Friday overnight) We offer three overnight camps for middle school through pre-college age students who not only dive deeper into dance, vocal, and acting technique, but also explore what it means to utilize artistry to Glorify God. The week includes games, theme days, daily devotions, worship, and a water day extravaganza. Campers are housed in college dorms, and enjoy dining in the cafeteria. The end of the week showcase will knock your socks off and make you wonder how the campers everything in five short days?!
What is the cost to attend?
Day Camp Registration
Early Bird Registration ONLY $180.00
$15.00 Sibling or Multiple Day Camp Discount
Standard rate is $195.00
Jr. Campers: Ages 5&6 (M-F 9am-3pm)
Campers: Ages 7-12 (M-F 9am-3pm)
Teen Camp: Ages 11-18 (M-F 9am-3pm)
Standard rate is $195.00
Overnight Camp Registration
Early Bird Registration ONLY $380.00
$25.00Sibling or Multiple Camp Discount
Standard rate is $400.00
Early Bird deadlines for 2017:
May 5th 2017 for June Camps
June 5th 2017 for July/August Camps
Meet the Spotlight Summer Staff
Our camp staff team consists of 100+ dedicated leaders who’ve worked in theater education or youth ministry. Staff members include Counselors age 18+, and Camp Coordinators who oversee each camp location. Our counselors have trained experience in dance, voice, and drama instruction. They enjoy working with campers to help them gain confidence, grow as performers, and most importantly have FUN!