Summer Camp

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Call: IVCC Continuing Education Center (815) 224-0427
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 AM-4:30 PM (Closed Fridays starting June 14.)

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We are thrilled to welcome you to the IVCC Campus for 2024 Youth Summer Camp Programs. In addition to in-person programs, we also offer live virtual learning experiences. 

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Ed'Venture Camp 2024

Ages: 5+

The Summer 2024 Catalog is now available. IVCC's Summer Camp program in-person, live online and more.

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Online LIVE STEAM Camps

Ages: 8-11 & 11-13

Discover cutting-edge courses in coding, game design, game animation, programming, content creation, and more.

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Teen Career Exploration Camps | Ages: 13-17

It’s never too early to start planning for your future! Spend your summer with us by enrolling in IVCC Career Exploration Camps. Taught by IVCC faculty, the goal of the camps is to expose students to careers in various fields of study through interactive discussion and hands on simulation. Essential skills, needed to succeed not only on the job, but in life, will be incorporated into each camp. Camps will cover careers in the following fields:  Health, Manufacturing/Automotive, Cybersecurity, Ag and Welding. Each camp is 1-4 days in duration and will be held in IVCC’s state of the art labs. 2024 Teen Exploration camps are partially supported with grant funding.

GRIP summer camp

GRIP! STEM Academy

Ages: 13-17

Learn about various STEM careers and the experience and education needed to fulfill your career goals. 

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Spark Welding Camp

SPARK! IVCC Jr. Welding Academy

Ages: 13-17

Explore career opportunities and requirements to be a professional welder and metal fabricator. Students will study basic MIG welding, workplace safety, basic manufacturing processes, and basic print reading skills.  

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SCRUBS Healthcare Camp

SCRUBS! Healthcare Pathways

Ages: 13-17

Learn about various careers in the healthcare field and the experience and education needed to fulfill your career goals. 

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GROW Ag Camp

GROW! Ag Technology & Plant Cultivation Teen Academy

Ages: 13-17

Gain hands-on experience with precision ag technology and basic concepts of plant cultivation.

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Cyber Net Explorers

CYBER Net Explorers Teen Camp

Ages: 13-17

Brand new for 2024! Learn valuable techniques to shield private information across various devices from potential threats like hackers and viruses. Build systems, explore safe gaming practices and master computer control.

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Questions? Is a class you are interested in full? Please contact the IVCC Continuing Education Center at (815) 224-0427.

If you have questions about a class or if the class you are interested in is full, please contact our office to inquire about additional class dates at (815) 224-0427. Please check back throughout the summer for updates or email to be added to the Summer Camp e-newsletter list.  

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Blended in-person Classes for Kids & Adults
Did you know? We currently have art classes available this spring that children can register and attend, provided they are registered with an adult who is also registered and attending the same class. Each participant will complete their own project. 

Options include: 
April 25: Let it GLOW! Blacklight Abstract Daisy Painting [Ages 8+]
April 27: Impressionist Landscape Using Oil Pastels [ Ages: 13+]
May 4: Spring Plant Walk at Hungry World Farm, Tiskilwa
May 7: Monarch on Canvas Painting at Nell's Woodland [Ages: 13+]

IVCC's Ed'Venture Camp for Kids provides a variety of exciting and educational opportunities for youth ages 5+. Camps are designed around career exploration and provide fun activities that promise to provide enrichment learning, and develop and build key skills for future success. Programs are coordinated by the IVCC Continuing Education Center.