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January 20, 2011

Summer Camps and Programs at Wheaton College

Summer Arts Opportunities at Community School of the Arts
The Community School of the Arts (CSA) at Wheaton College offers summer programs that feature a variety of music, art, theater and dance classes for students of all ages – from toddlers to adults.

Summer Arts Junior, June 13-17, July 11-15

Designed for children ages 18 months through seven years, this week-long half-day camp offers courses in art, music and dance.

Summer Arts Encounter, June 27-July 1

Students in 2nd-12th grade can choose from a variety of art, music and theater courses including pastels, calligraphy, chimes and handbells, acting, crocheting, and a special chamber group.

Summer Session, May 23-July 1

CSA also offers a 6-week session of unique classes for children and adults that meet once a week from late-May to early July. Class offerings include Suzuki Sampler classes, Ceramics, Fashion Design, Recorder, Bobble Head Creations, and World of Art.

Enrollment in these programs is now underway. Brochure and registration materials are available online at or by calling the CSA office at 630.752.5567.

Athletic Camps and Certification

Wheaton College camps provide excellent instruction in basketball, football, soccer and tennis within the context of Christian character development and sportsmanship. 

Basketball Camp, June 13-17 or June 20-24

Coached by Men's Basketball Head Coach Mike Schauer and Assistant Coach Owen Handy, the Wheaton College Basketball Camp returns for its 45th season. Camp options include day camps for 1st–9th grade girls and boys and a one-week residential camp for 6th–9th grade boys.  

Wrestling Camp, June 27-July 1

This Wheaton College Wrestling Camp gives 6th-12th grade boys the chance to train with Wheaton’s head wrestling coach and two-time Olympic wrestler Jim Gruenwald. Camp goals for the week include teaching character and leadership skills; high-percentage; low-risk techniques; and strategies to improve core strength and proper nutrition.

Tennis Camp, June 13–July 29

The Wheaton College Tennis Camp provides excellent tennis instruction in a Christian environment. Coached by Head Men's Tennis Coach Brad Pihl, skills for this lifetime sport will be taught in one-week sessions throughout the summer. Camps are designed for girls and boys grades 2-12 at all skill levels.

For more athletic sports information, please call 630.752.5079 or visit and click “Sports Camps” on the sidebar.

Lifeguard Certification Course, May 11-June 10

Led by Head Swim Coach, Jon Lederhouse, students completing this course will have certification in American Red Cross Lifeguarding, CPR/AED and First Aid. Participants must be at least 15 years old, and be able to swim at least 300 yards using various strokes. For additional information, call 630.752.5411.

HoneyRock Residential Camp, June 20-August 5

HoneyRock is an 800-acre facility on the eastern shore of Long Lake, Wisconsin, owned and operated by Wheaton College since 1951. Summer residential and wilderness expeditions provide rustic experiences for young people to make new friends, learn new activities, face personal challenges, and have fun.

Camp sessions run through the summer from June 20-August 5, and include one-and two-week sessions for 3rd – 8th graders, advance camp sessions specifically designed for transitioning 9th graders, and two-week long wilderness experiences for high-schoolers. Cost varies per camp session. For more information, call 630.752.5124, or visit

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