Camps and Youth Programs

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Enriching, Educational and Fun!

Conference and Scheduling Services assists SIU Intercollegiate Athletics, SIU Colleges and other organizations in offering a variety of programs for youth ages 6 to 18. These camps are hosted by education professionals who are experts in their various fields.

Campers will enjoy air-conditioned meeting rooms and residence halls, and diverse catering and food court options. Campers often have access to the SIU Recreation Center which offers basketball and racquetball courts, indoor tracks, a climbing wall and an indoor Olympic-sized swimming pool, as well as access to other recreational activities. 

For residential camps, summer camp care packages can be ordered to send your camper. For more information and to order, please visit swaku or call 800-888-SWAK (7925), to place an order over the phone. Please order as much in advance as you can to allow for shipping and delivery.Orders will be shipped directly to Mae Smith residence hall, where your camper will be staying.

Academic Programs

Future Camps (offered every summer):

Artistic Programs

Past Camps Offered:

  • Amazing Creatures Past and Present
  • Artists in Action
  • Intensive Drawing and Painting Workshop
  • How Art and Architecture Inspire Drawing, Painting, Sculpting
  • Mini-Masters – Color
  • Draw, Stamp, Paint, Build
  • Inspired by Nature
  • Take Five: Exploring 2-D and 3-D Art
  • Made in the Americas
  • Collaborative Design Workshop
  • Exploring the Wild Kingdom
  • Telling Stories through Art
  •  “When Mootise met Pigasso”: And inspiration from other artists we love
  • Creative Studio Workshop
  • High School Intensive Art Workshop
  • Fun with Art Media
  • Mythical, Magical Creatures
  • Portraits, People and Places
  • Metal Sculpture 101 (SIU Studio)
  • Art for Young Hands
  • Explore Art
  • Modern Masters Inspire

Athletic Programs

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Future Camps (offered every summer):