2019 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.

2019 Summer 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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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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