Summer Academic Camps


Academic Summer Camps

2016 Residential Camp dates:

Campers entering grades 9-12: 
Creative Writing Camp - June 19-24, 2016
Global Leadership and Philanthropy Camp - June 19-24, 2016
Speech Camp - June 19-24, 2016
Geography Camp: Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse - June 26-July 1, 2016
Film Camp - June 26-July 1, 2016
Journalism Camp - July 10-15, 2016
TV Broadcasting Camp - July 17-22, 2016

2016 Day Camp dates:

Campers entering grades 6-8:
Digital Media Day Camp - TBA
Creative Writing Day Camp - TBA

Camp Directors/Counselors

Apply Online

2016 Summer Camp Flyer

2016 Summer Day Camp Flyer

Residential Camp Application Packet

Global Leadership & Philanthropy Camp Application Packet

Day Camps Application Packet

- Residential Camp FAQ

- Day Camp FAQ

Other Camps

Directions to NIU & Campus Maps

For more information

E-mail or call 815-753-5200.

Comments from past campers:

"Very inspirational, learned so much" - Film Camper 

"The camp staff cared a great deal" - Speech Camper

"I must say coming to this camp was such a privilege for me. An experience like this is hard to find, and just having this opportunity was a blessing. Thank you for all of your help, it means more than you could imagine" - Speech Camper  

"I actually think I learned more in this week than in a whole year at school. The small groups were awesome and it was always fun" - Creative Writing Camper

Comment from parents:

"Emily came back glowing from Science Camp Jr. and Lydia and Megan have been keeping in touch via phone calls and e-mails to the friends they made at the creative writing camp" - Creative Writing Camp parents