Elgin Academy’s Summer Program provides opportunities for active learning by offering a variety of enrichment, athletic, academic and creative programs for students in preschool through grade twelve. Participants can choose from a diverse selection of programs allowing them to follow their own interests and to personalize their summer experience. In EA’s Summer Program students develop self-confidence, try out new pursuits, assume leadership roles, and take risks with innovative new concepts in a supportive environment. Discover the possibilities this summer at Elgin Academy!


Elgin Academy’s summer programs are open to non-EA students.

Full, half day, and extended care options are available providing flexibility in summer scheduling.

Early registration discounts apply through May 1, 2019


Adventure Camp
Adventure Camp
PS-8th Grade


sumer theater program
Summer Theater
1st-12th Grades


STEAM Program
STEAM Programs
K-12th Grade


summer athletics
Summer Athletics
PS-12th Grade


Enrichment Programs
Enrichment Programs
K-12th Grades


international students on the beach
6th-12th Grade


Summer STEAM Programs!

Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics

STEAM programs focus on guiding student inquiry, active learning, and critical thinking while helping students to connect principles in Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Mathematics. Register today for a STEAM Program at Elgin Academy this summer!

  • Kids in the Kitchen (1-4): July 8 - 12
  • Culinary Adventures (5-9): July 8 - 12
  • Engineering Adventures (5-9): July 8 - 12
  • Improv FUNdamentals (5-9): July 8 - 12
  • Exploring Improv - Get Your Giggles On! (1-4): July 15 - 19
  • Stop Motion Animation Classes (1-9) July 15 - 19
  • 3D Printing (5-9): July 15 - 19
  • Weaving (5-9): July 15 - 19
  • Global Art Adventure (K-4): July 22 - 26
  • Animals, Animals, Animals! (K-4): July 22 - 26
  • Sketch Improv (5-9): July 22 - 26
  • Painting with Acrylics (5-9): July 22 - 26
  • Adventures in Sewing (5-9): July 22 - 26
  • Op Art (5-9): July 22 - 26
Read More about Summer STEAM Programs!
ACT/SAT Test Prep and Drivers ED

Gain an extra edge when taking the ACT/SAT by enrolling in a test preparation class. Join Elgin Academy’s experienced faculty to brush up on your skills and learn valuable testing strategies. More information.

  • English/Writing: July 15-26, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Science: July 15-19, 10:15 - 11:15 a.m.
  • Mathematics: July 22-26, 10:15 - 11:15 a.m.

Elgin Academy is excited to partner with Joyce's Driving School to offer Summer Driver's ED on our campus. Joyce's Driving School, a local state certified driving school, offers teen driver education courses with online scheduling for classroom and behind the wheel training. More information

  • July 8-31, 8:00 - 10:00 a.m. M-Th (4 weeks)
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Summer Athletics!

Elgin Academy’s Summer Athletic Program creates an atmosphere that shapes the character, integrity, and sportsmanship of student-athletes. EA’s coaches and instructors focus on developing the knowledge, skills, and teamwork necessary for student athletes to have a positive sports experience and be confident on the field or court. Join a summer Athletic Program today! More information.

  • Tennis Skills and Drills (Grades 5-12)
  • Sports Camp (Grades K-8)
  • Field Hockey Camp (Grades K-12) New!
  • Challenger International Soccer Camps (Grades PS-8)
  • Basketball (Grades 5-12)
  • Volleyball (Grades 5-12)
Read More about Summer Athletics!
Legally Blond Jr. - Coming this Summer!

Elgin Academy’s Musical Theater Camp combines all the components of a professional performance in a fun camp atmosphere! All participants will be assigned a role to perform for a final presentation and work together with staff to help create sets, costume pieces, and props. 

Musical Theater Camp runs Monday through Friday for three weeks, June 10th to June 28th from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. with a final performance on Friday, June 28th at 6:00 p.m. The camp is open to students entering grades 1-12. Extended care is also available. More information.

2019 Summer Show - Legally Blonde The Musical JR.

Based on the award-winning Broadway musical and the smash hit motion picture, Legally Blonde The Musical JR. is a fabulously fun journey of self-empowerment and expanding horizons. The show's instantly recognizable songs are filled with humor, wit and sass — leaving cast members and audiences alike seeing pink!

Read More about Legally Blond Jr. - Coming this Summer!