Camps

The Second City is a place to exercise your creative energies in our comedy camps! Campers play fun improv games to help access creativity, boost self-confidence and develop spontaneity and playfulness. Read about 2022 Chicago comedy camps HERE, and 2022 Toronto comedy camps HERE!

Online Camps

Online Comedy Camp for Ages 7-18: Winter, Spring, Summer & Fall

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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In-Person Spring Break Camps

Spring Break Comedy Camps (Ages 7-11)

The Second City’s signature Comedy Camps for kids are jam-packed with fun & games!

Campers explore the fundamentals of improv as taught and performed at The Second City and develop skills like creative thinking, self-confidence, listening, brainstorming, team building, empathy, and communication, all while having loads of…

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Spring Break Comedy Camps (Ages 12-18)

The Second City’s signature Comedy Camps for youth & teens are the perfect space for budding comedians or young people looking to spend the summer laughing and creating.

Campers explore the fundamentals of improv as taught and performed at The Second City and develop skills like creative thinking, self-confidence, listening, brainstorming,…

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In-Person Summer Comedy Camps

Chicago Summer Comedy Camps (Ages 7-11)

The Second City’s signature Comedy Camps for kids are jam-packed with fun & games!

Campers explore the fundamentals of improv as taught and performed at The Second City and develop skills like creative thinking, self-confidence, listening, brainstorming, team building, empathy, and communication, all while having loads of…

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Chicago Summer Comedy Camps (Ages 12-18)

The Second City’s signature Comedy Camps for youth & teens are the perfect space for budding comedians or young people looking to spend the summer laughing and creating.

Campers explore the fundamentals of improv as taught and performed at The Second City and develop skills like creative thinking, self-confidence, listening, brainstorming,…

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Advanced Comedy Camp (ages 15-18)

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.

Improv (9:00am–11:30am) – Explore the fundamentals…

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In-Person Winter Break Camps

Chicago Winter Break Comedy Camps (Ages 7-11)

Improv (9am–12:30pm) – 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 (12:30pm–4:30pm) – Learn the basics of sketch comedy scenes, the building blocks of…

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Chicago Winter Break Comedy Camps (ages 12-18)

Improv (9am–12:30pm) – 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 (12:30pm–4:30pm) – Learn the basics of sketch comedy scenes, the building blocks of…

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