Kids Comedy Camps

The Second City Kids Comedy Camps are a place to exercise your creative energies in our improvisation and comedy writing camps! Campers play fun improv games to help access creativity, boost self-confidence and develop spontaneity and playfulness.

 

These classes will be delivered Online unless otherwise specified.

Online Camps

Online Camps for ages 7-9

Virtual camp = real fun!

PARENTS, we know you’re doing your best to find interactive play (how did our parents even do it?!) and we’re here to help you with a virtual room filled with kids! We’ve figured out how to bring real, live fun straight from The Second…

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Online Camps for ages 10-12

Virtual camp = real fun!

PARENTS, we know you’re doing your best to find interactive play (how did our parents even do it?!) and we’re here to help you with a virtual room filled with kids! We’ve figured out how to bring real, live fun straight from The Second…

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Online Camps for ages 13-15

Virtual camp = real fun!

PARENTS, we know you’re doing your best to find interactive play (how did our parents even do it?!) and we’re here to help you with a virtual room filled with kids! We’ve figured out how to bring real, live fun straight from The Second…

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Online Camps for ages 16-18

Virtual camp = real fun!

PARENTS, we know you’re doing your best to find interactive play (how did our parents even do it?!) and we’re here to help you with a virtual room filled with kids! We’ve figured out how to bring real, live fun straight from The Second…

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Advanced Online Camps: 1-Day & 5-Day

Already taken full-length classes or camps with us? Got some improv experience from your own neck of the woods and want to try it The Second City way. Whether you’re a current student with us or an improviser from the other side of the world, you can hop into our…

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Summer Comedy Camps

Summer Comedy Camps (ages 7-11)

Improv (9am–10:30am) – 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.

Writing & Storytelling (10:50am–12:20pm) – Learn basic scene structure, the art of storytelling, and…

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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…

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Summer Mini Camps (ages 5-6)

Mini Camp is a chance for our youngest comedians to get a taste of camp. Campers 5-6 years old will spend each day in four classes: improv, storytelling, clowning, and theater crafts. Mini Camp also has a rotating workshop so that every day is totally different. Workshops can include…

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One-Day Camps (ages 5-18)

Spend your day off of school having FUN at The Second City in our one-day camps! Get out of the classroom for a day and explore improv and sketch comedy. Campers cultivate their sense of play through improv games and exercises that are the foundation of The Second City’s unique…

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Summer Advanced Comedy Camps

Summer Advanced Comedy Camps

The Second City Advanced Comedy Camp is a fully comprehensive program that dives deep into the skills required to present a Second City-style revue. Curriculum includes training in advanced scenework and long form improv as well as additional lessons in clowning, stand-up, and music improv. Students will also receive a…

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Harold Ramis Film School Summer Camps

Comedic Storytelling & Filmmaking Camp (ages 16 - 18)

In this one-week course you will be taken through a miniature version of the yearlong filmmaker program at The Harold Ramis Film School. You will begin the class by learning how to use improv to create content for the screen and to build your confidence and refine your skills on…

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Making the Improvised Movie (ages 12 - 15)

In this one-week class you get a chance to do one of the most fun and unique classroom assignments we offer at the yearlong filmmaker program at The Harold Ramis Film School – the improvised movie! You will learn the improv basics like creating from abundance, collaboration, and how to…

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