Chicago Summer Comedy Camps (Ages 12-18)

Improv (9am–11:30am) – Explore the fundamentals of improv as taught and performed at The Second City. Develop skills like creative thinking, self-confidence, listening, brainstorming, team building, empathy, and communication, while having loads of fun and laughs.

Sketch Comedy (12pm–2:30pm) – Learn the basics of sketch comedy scenes, the building blocks of any Second City show. Study classic Second City scenes, use improv to develop scenes, and create original sketches.

Stand-Up & Storytelling (2:45pm–4:00pm) – Come develop your personal style as a stand-up comedian or storyteller as we focus on developing material, stage presence, and delivery. Our oldest campers may present their material in an optional open mic on the final Friday of two-week camps.

The optional Games & Movies session is available to those who would like to continue to 5:00pm.

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Chicago Summer Comedy Camps (Ages 12-18)