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Facets Kids Film Camp

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Our critically-acclaimed summer camp introduces kids to the techniques, language, and filmmaking process. We now offer Film Camps at Facets in Chicago, at the Gorton Community Center in Lake Forest, and Benedictine College in Lisle.

During camp, film educators, filmmakers, and scholars give campers guidance on what it takes to understand, create, and analyze film. Screenings, discussions and creative, hands-on exercises include opinion writing, acting, story development, storyboarding, cinematography, directing, and critiquing film:

 


Locations and dates, ages 7–10

Full Day Camps for ages 7–10 are one week long per session, Mon.–Fri. daily, 9:00 am–5:00 pm. Snack provided. Participants bring their own lunch.


Chicago location

Facets, 1517 W. Fullerton Ave.

June 19–23

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July 17–21

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July 31–August 4

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Lake Forest location

Gorton Community Center, 400 E Illinois Rd.

June 12–16

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Lisle location

Benedictine University, 5700 College Rd.

July 24–28

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Locations and dates, ages 11–14

Full Day Camps for ages 11–14 are one week long per session, Mon.–Fri. daily, 9:00 am–5:00 pm. Snack provided. Participants bring their own lunch.


Chicago location

Facets, 1517 W. Fullerton Ave.

June 26–30

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July 10–14

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July 24–28

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Lake Forest location

Gorton Community Center, 400 E Illinois Rd.

June 12–16

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Lisle location

Benedictine University, 5700 College Rd.

July 24–28

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2017 Film Camp Application [online form]

Please note: When registering online, please state the participant's name and age (as of 8/31/17) in the Order Comments.


Register by email, fax or mail using a PDF application:

2017 Film Camp Application [PDF]


Application Details [PDF]

 



Questions

Email: kids@facets.org
Phone 773.281.9075 ext. 3011
Fax: 773.929.0266
Mail: c/o Facets Academy, 1517 W. Fullerton Ave., Chicago, IL 60614

 

  • John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
  • Artworks: National Endowment for the Arts
  • Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences
  • Comer Family Foundation
  • Bloomberg Philanthropies
  • Alphawood Foundation
  • Polk Bros. Foundation