Circus Summer Camp 2024

Explore Skills That Create the Circus Arts


Summer Camp: June 10th - August 23rd, 2024

CircEsteem Summer Circus Camp is a fun, safe, supportive environment where children explore the many skills that create the Circus Arts.  Camp allows each child to develop self-confidence, self-esteem, physical awareness and an understanding of the potential they possess. Learn trapeze, tightwire, juggling and more, with a different theme each week!

Students enrolled will get to share their excitement and newfound skills with family and friends at the end of the week in a Show Off performance. Kids don't have to run away to join the circus!

CircEsteem Summer Camp 2024

Dates: June 10th - August 23rd

Times: Camp 9am - 3pm

Early Bird Registration: $50/wk off until March 1st
Regular Cost: $425/wk with 10% sibling discount available

Special Dates: June 17th - 21st & July 1st - 5th are 4-day Camps at $340/wk

Ages: 6-16

Additional Details: Beforecare and aftercare available with registration.
No sibling discount with Early Bird discount.  After March 1st, sibling discount is 10% off the sibling's week of camp. CircEsteem does not offer multiple week discounts.

A child working on homework with a mentor
A child working on homework with a mentor
A child working on homework with a mentor
Refund & COVID-19 Policies

Refunds – Payment is non-refundable. Rescheduling to another week is an option, based on availability. Cancellations made 2 weeks in advance may be applied as credits to future CircEsteem programming.  In the event that your child is unable to attend camp, please contact the CircEsteem office at (773) 732-4564.

COVID – PLEASE NOTE: CircEsteem’s COVID policies are subject to change between now and the beginning of Summer Camp. At this point in time, we will not be requiring proof of vaccination and masks are optional. We are constantly monitoring the advice of public health officials, government mandates and recommendations, and our community’s comfort levels with varying COVID precautions. We have learned that flexibility is important, not just for circus activities!

  • All CircEsteem staff are fully vaccinated
  • Staff, teens, or campers that are sick are asked not to attend camp

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Chicago Youth Circus

Participants choose from Skill Stations ranging from juggling, unicycle, gym wheel, trapeze, silks, lyra, clowning, and many other CircEsteem circus skills.

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Performance Troupe

CircEsteem’s Performance Troupe is designed for experienced youth seeking to advance their skills to the next level and participate in performance opportunities through CircEsteem.

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After School Activities

CircEsteem has built after-school and in-school programming to help students develop confidence and build flexibility, balance, coordination, strength and self-esteem through circus mastery.

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HomeWork & CircusWork

HomeWork & CircusWork (HWCW) is a free after-school tutoring and circus arts program. This program emphasizes self-esteem, teamwork and resilience; and is a safe space for all youth.