DeKalb County Summer Camps

It’s that time of year to think about summer camps! Northern Illinois University offers a wide variety of residential and day camps throughout the summer. These feature everything from STEM learning to sports. ¬†Students can explore the arts, coding, fashion, hospitality, creative writing, sports medicine, and so much more. Camps are available for students in grades 2-12. Check out NIU’s Summer Camps page to learn more.

NIU offers over 65 day and residential summer camps in DeKalb and at NIU’s Lorado Taft campus, for students in 2nd through 12th grades. From athletics to video games, there’s sure to be something of interest to every young learner!

  • Gain expert knowledge. Campers will learn from university experts and student mentors in our state-of-the-art facilities
  • Learn in a fun, safe environment. Counselors supervise students at all times.
  • Get the university experience. Residential campers enjoy authentic campus experiences, sleeping and eating in residence halls and participating in evening activities.

Early bird registration is ending soon, and many of these camps do reach capacity. So why wait, register now!

Many of our local park districts and attractions, including Fargo Skateboarding, offer camps, classes and learning experiences throughout the summer. Keep an eye on our calendar of events and social media for updates.