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Check-In and Final Shows

Check-In

This is a two-step process. We ask parents and campers to follow the order for each camp. Convenient free parking is available in the lot south of the Music and Art Buildings. Gilbert Hall is within easy walking distance of this lot and there is a small lot in front of Gilbert. 

Addresses: 

Student Dorm: Gilbert Hall 383 Gilbert Drive, Dekalb IL 60115

Jazz Camp: Music Building 550 Lucinda Ave, Dekalb IL 60115

Visual Art Camp: Art Building 330 Gilbert Drive, Dekalb IL 60115

Theatre Camps: Holmes Student Center 600 Lucinda Ave, Dekalb IL 60115

July 8

NIU Jazz Camp

  • 12:00 - 2:00 PM: Check-in to the dorms with luggage at Gilbert Hall.   Then take your instrument to the Music Building, Concert Hall Lobby to pick up camp materials and sign up for optional private lessons. 
  • 2:15 PM: Camp Orientation with camp director Geof Bradfield and staff in the Concert Hall, NIU Music Building.  Parents welcome.  

Theatre Arts Camp Junior

  • 2:00 - 3:15 PM: Check-in to the dorms with luggage at Gilbert Hall.   Then go to the Music Building, Concert Hall Lobby to pick up camp materials. 
  • 3:30 PM: Camper Orientation Meeting Gilbert Terrace, weather permitting or inside cafeteria. Parents welcome. 

July 15

Visual Arts Camp

  • 1:45 - 3:00 PM: Check-in to the dorms with luggage at Gilbert Hall.   Then go to the Music Building, Concert Hall Lobby to pick up camp materials. 
  • 3:15 PM: Camper Orientation Meeting Music Building, Concert Hall. Parents welcome. 

Theatre Arts Camp Senior

  • 3:00 - 4:15 PM: Check-in to the dorms with luggage at Gilbert Hall.   Then go to the Music Building, Concert Hall Lobby to pick up camp materials. 
  • 4:30 PM: Camper Orientation Meeting Gilbert Terrace, weather permitting or inside cafeteria. Parents welcome. 

Final Shows

Watch the final show or open house and take your camper to Gilbert Hall to pick up his/her luggage. 

July 13

Theatre Arts Camp Junior

  • 6:30 PM: Final Performance - Holmes Student Center, Carl Sandburg Auditorium
  • 8:00 PM: Pick up luggage in Gilbert Hall

NIU Jazz Camp

  • 3:00 - 5 :00 PM: Concerts - Music Building
  • 5:00 PM: Pick up luggage in Gilbert Hall

July 20

Theatre Arts Camp Senior

  • 6:30 PM: Final Performance - Holmes Student Center, Carl Sandburg Auditorium
  • 8:00 PM: Pick up luggage in Gilbert Hall


Visual Arts Camp

  • 5:00 PM: Art Exhibit, for parents and friends, Olson Gallery, 2nd floor, AB
  • 5:30 PM: Closing Ceremony, all campers, counselors, and family, AB Room 100
  • 6:45 PM: Pick up luggage in Gilbert Hall

Note: All times are subject to change. Please check the camper letter that you will receive about one month before the start of camp to confirm the information.


For More Information

Call (815) 753-1450 or e-mail Joshua Anderson janderson17@niu.edu or Kristin Sherman ksherman2@niu.edu.