We're gathering all of the best gymnastics and dance camps near Chicago on this list of parent recommendations! Kids can get moving and work on their dance, gymnastics and cheerleading skills at these family favorite summer camps. Check out the map to see which ones are offered near you.
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Our full Chicago camp guide has many more summer camp options for all ages and interests.
C.I.T.Y. Club Gymnastics Academy Summer Camps
Full & half day
$535/full day, $295/half day
Molly Weber: At this elite athletic training facility, they offer a summer camp designed to sharpen the mind and strengthen the body! Campers will learn gymnastics basics, partake in gymnastics-style games, and enjoy arts and crafts. There are ten sessions to choose from and each one has a different theme from Ninja Week, to Circus Week, to Olympic Week, and more!
Ballet Chicago Super Hero Camp
Molly Weber: Ballet Chicago is a professional track school of ballet with a dedication to teaching correct technique and fundamentals. Not only is the theme for their youth camp amazing, the children will also be dancing to live music! There will also be crafts, story time, dress up time, and a performance on the final day. Let your child embrace their inner superhero while developing a love for dance and music. Wear your favorite super hero outfit!
Dance to Evolve - Summer Camps
Molly Weber: Dance to Evolve is a mobile dance company which hosts classes in third party venues around Chicago. This is a great way for your child to explore several types of dance while having a blast!
The Little Gym - Summer Gymnastics Camps
Molly Weber: Little Gym is a kid-focused facility which specializes in motor skill development. They offer Super Quest Camps for younger kiddos and Grade School Skill Thrill for older kiddos for active and creative summer fun for all!
Gus Giordano Dance - Summer Camps
Molly Weber: GUS Campers explore a variety of dance styles including Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, Musical Theater, Contemporary & Modern. All campers perform multiple dances at the end of the week for family & friends. Take one, two or all three weeks - Each camp week has new classes & new choreography with fun & encouraging dance teachers.
Tutu School - Tutu Camps
Molly Weber: Tutu school is a boutique dance studio for children. The camps there are FULL of magic and enchantment. Each of their two sessions has it's own fairy tale theme which is woven throughout the camp through story telling, costume making, and, of course, dancing! Your little ones are promised a week full of leaping, twirling, and imaginative adventure at these sessions.
Viking Gymnastics - Summer Camps
Molly Weber: These camps give recreational students the opportunity to acquire and hone gymnastics skills on each apparatus. Team building exercises, climbing ropes, obstacle courses, trampolines, fun games, and art projects will keep your child active throughout the summer!
Gemini Gymnastics Academy - Summer Camps
Full & half day
Molly Weber: At Gemini Gymnastics Academy, campers will spend their time participating in a creative project and some outdoor fun, in addition to rotating throughout the gym to work on their tumbling, gymnastics, & ninja skills!
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