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 1-Day Camps (Ages 7-17)

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 City to you! Our…

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Online 5-Day Camps (Ages 10-17)

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 City to you! Our…

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Advanced Online 1-Day Camps (Ages 10-17)

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

Improv Games Summer Camp (ages 7-9)

Think on your feet, be spontaneous and be a team player! Campers play fun improv games (like Whose Line is it Anyway?) to help access creativity, boost self-confidence and develop spontaneity and playfulness. At the end of the week, campers show their friends and family what they’ve learned in their…

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Improv Games Summer Camp (ages 10-13)

Think on your feet, be spontaneous and be a team player! Campers play fun improv games (like Whose Line is it Anyway?) to help access creativity, boost self-confidence and develop spontaneity and playfulness. At the end of the week, campers show their friends and family what they’ve learned in their…

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Improv Games Summer Camp (ages 14-17)

Think on your feet, be spontaneous and be a team player! Campers play fun improv games (like Whose Line is it Anyway?) to help access creativity, boost self-confidence and develop spontaneity and playfulness. At the end of the week, campers show their friends and family what they’ve learned in their…

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AdventureProv Camp (ages 10 - 13)

For intermediate to advanced players, improvise your way through a variety of genres and story formats including the “Hero’s Journey’’ while refining your scene work skills and mastery of classic Shortform Games. Your Director will guide and coach you through this improvised narrative. Get ready to go on a hilarious…

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CharacterProv Camp (ages 7 - 9)

Learn how to create large characters like on SCTV, Saturday Night Live and Funny or Die! Campers will explore physicality in silent scenes and play around with different devices for character creation. Campers will have a showcase at the end the week. Bring out your inner Mr. Bean. Camps run…

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CharacterProv Camp (ages 10 - 13)

Learn how to create large characters like on SCTV, Saturday Night Live and Funny or Die! Campers will explore physicality in silent scenes and play around with different devices for character creation. Campers will have a showcase at the end the week. Bring out your inner Mr. Bean. Camps run…

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CharacterProv Camp (ages 14 - 17)

Learn how to create large characters like on SCTV, Saturday Night Live and Funny or Die! Campers will explore physicality in silent scenes and play around with different devices for character creation. Campers will have a showcase at the end the week. Bring out your inner Mr. Bean. Camps run…

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Comedy Styles Camp (ages 14 - 17)

Comedy comes in many different packages! Campers learn how to define their own voice and point of view through the exploration of Stand Up, comedy monologues and 2 hander routines (think Abbott and Costello). Campers will watch classic Second City Archive scenes, and legendary Stand Up acts (age appropriate material)…

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Teen Sketch Writing Camp

The general goal of this class is to provide a curriculum in which students learn the standard structure/process of writing sketch comedy, but also have a chance to discover their “writing voice” via the troupe atmosphere leading up to the creation and execution of a final 30 minute original sketch…

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Teen Stand Up Camp

Learn the fundamentals of stand-up comedy! Focus on a different joke format with students working individually, in pairs, and larger groups to develop writing and performance techniques.

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Post-Summer Camp Games & Movies

After a day of improv, it’s time to relax and hang out! Students are allowed to watch a movie or play some board games. This optional activity hour lasts from 4:00-5:00pm.

Please note camp must be purchased separately….

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Summer Advanced Comedy Camps

Advanced Improv Games Camp (ages 10 - 17)

Think on your feet, be spontaneous and be a team player! Campers play fun improv games (like Whose Line is it Anyway?) to help access creativity, boost self-confidence and develop spontaneity and playfulness. At the end of the week, campers get a chance to show their friends and family just…

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Winter Break Camps

Winter Break Camps

Think on your feet, be spontaneous and be a team player! Campers play fun improv games (like Whose Line is it Anyway?) to help access creativity, boost self-confidence and develop spontaneity and playfulness.

Great for Beginners – No experience is needed for these camps. Have a little or a lot of…

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1-Day Winter Camp

The gifts are opened, the turkey has been eaten and the malls are too crazy. Why not give the ultimate gift of the season… a day at Improv Camp?

The Second City would love to host your kids for a day. When we give them back, they be changed. Our 1-day…

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March Break Camps

March Break Camps

Think on your feet, be spontaneous and be a team player! Campers play fun improv games (like Whose Line is it Anyway?) to help access creativity, boost self-confidence and develop spontaneity and playfulness.

Great for Beginners – No experience is needed for these camps. Have a little or a lot of…

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Post-March Break Camp Games & Movies

After a day of improv, it’s time to relax and hang out! Students are allowed to watch a movie or play some board games. This optional activity hour lasts from 4:00-5:00pm.

Please note camp must be purchased separately….

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