Middle School Programs: Summer Camps

Middle School Programs, Summer Camps

Registration for Summer 2019 Middle School Program Classes for Ages 10–13 begins February 11!

New: Register Online or download the

 and do one of the following:

  • Email to cs@saic.edu
  • Fax to 312.629.6171
  • Drop it off at 36 S. Wabash Avenue, Suite 1201, Chicago, IL 60603

One- and two-week sessions


In SAIC's Middle School Program camps, kids focus on media-specific and interdisciplinary approaches to art and design with an emphasis on expanding critical thinking skills. With fun and exciting camp options not offered anywhere else in Chicago, your children will be inspired by our fantastic downtown location, exceptional instruction, and regular opportunities to explore the collections of the Art Institute of Chicago.

One and two-week Middle School Program camps meet Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. and include the following:

  • Animation Camp
  • Architecture Camp
  • Comics and Graphic Novels Camp
  • Digital/Web Design Camp
  • Fashion Camp
  • Illustration Camp
  • Painting and Drawing Camp
  • Sculpture Camp
  • Toy Design/3D Modeling Camp
  • Video Game Design Camp