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Summer Programs in the ECC

The Education and Counseling Center is gearing up for a summer of fun! Check out what we have planned.

Harry Potter Camp is BACK!

It would be Riddikulus to miss it.​

Running August 8-12 from 11am-2pm, this week-long camp ​for grades 3-8 will provide you with fun wizarding activities like house sorting, herbology, potion-making, and more! The fee is $200/child  and covers all magical materials needed for entire week.

Movie Mondays

Like a book club but for movies!

This FREE program meets Mondays from 11am-2pm beginning July 11th and runs for 4 weeks. Each week, kids will enjoy fun movies that provoke meaningful conversations as well. Snacks will be provided and chosen based on movie theme. Movies will be picked for grades 1st through 3rd 

A fun program that promotes lesson learning, creating relationships, and eating yummy food!

Reading Program

Summer adventures in reading!

Starting July 11 and running for 5 weeks, this FREE program meets from 10am-12pm every Tuesday and Thursday (5th grade and under) or every Monday and Wednesday (6th grade and up).  Kids will have the opportunity to work on reading and literacy skills with DePaul University graduate students. Students will log the number of days they have read at home and prizes will be given at different benchmarks! 

InSTEM Virtual Summer Camp

Open to rising 6th-8th grade girls only, inSTEM helps them get a head start and learn about STEM related fields with educational and interactive experiences. Meeting virtually Monday through Thursday, all the activities are designed to empower these young women and engage them in all that science, technology, engineering and math have to offer.

6th grade: Solar Car Building
7th grade: Robotics
8th grade: Coding 

Please fill out this short form if you are interested in any of these programs!

If you have any questions please do not ​hesitate to contact us at 773-325-7745 or email us at