Summer Camps


Camper Packets, Camp Schedules
Jam Session Tunes
Jazz Camp Concert Roster

CAMPER PACKETS - All campers receive a packet by mail in early June with:

  • General information sheet about meals and housing
  • Health/permission form
  • Camper rules
  • Your final bill (Billing information is not available online; call (815) 753-1450 if you have questions about your bill.)
  • A letter with details about what to bring to camp:
    Visual Arts Camp letter
    NIU Jazz Camp letter
    Theatre Arts Camp Junior letter
    Theatre Arts Camp Senior letter

  • Theatre Arts Camps ONLY - Workshop choice forms
    Theatre Junior Workshop form
    Theatre Senior Workshop form

  • NIU Jazz Camp ONLY - placement theory test  
  • NIU Jazz Camp ONLY - Jam Session Tunes
  • NIU Jazz Camp ONLY - Concert Roster for Friday

Note:  Both the balance of payment and the health/permission form are due by June 20, 2014. Mail to: Summer in the Arts at Northern, College of Visual and Performing Arts, NIU, 1425 W. Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb, IL 60115 or fax to (815) 753-8372.  Theatre campers' workshop choice forms and jazz campers' placement theory tests should be included with the payment and health/permission form.

CAMP SCHEDULES are handed out at registration, and will be posted here in late June/early July.

Here are the 2014 schedules.  These will give prospective campers and parents an idea of how the camps are organized, but note that they will change in 2015.
Visual Arts Camp schedule 
NIU Jazz Camp schedule
Theatre Arts Camp Junior schedule
Theatre Arts Camp Senior schedule

Campers receive workshop assignments (Theatre Camps) and studio class assignments (Visual Arts Camp) at camp registration. Class assignments based on the theory test results will be posted in the Music Building on July 20. The jazz band/combo rosters (NIU Jazz Camp) are posted soon after the start of camp.