The ULTIMATE IL Dance Camp!

Dance, adventure, sun & summer fun 45 minutes from Chicago!

Welcome to ADTC's Lake Forest, IL Dance Camp

At ADTC in IL, you'll take 4 - 5 dance classes per-day, Mon through Fri. Classes are taught by our professional choreographers. The core dance disciplines you'll take are contemporary, hip hop and jazz (styles vary and may include Bwy or lyrical). Elective dance classes include ballet, tap & world dance.

No matter what your dance level or background, our curriculum is designed to challenge you. You'll be organized into groups by age & ability and get to perform in a big Friday Show.

Life @ ADTC in Illinois

Our IL dance camp home is the Lake Forest Academy. LFA is a beautiful, fully accredited boarding academy conveniently located 30 miles from Chicago. 

Parents, you'll be happy to know that LFA is accredited by the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) and the Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS).

At ADTC "ULTIMATE Chicago Lake Shore" in Illinois, campers and staff live together in a traditional residence hall. Hallway blocks are organized by age and ADTC’s staff is housed in rooms on each floor, providing campers with 24-hour supervision & support.

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More Than Dance!

At ADTC's IL dance camp you can enjoy
awesome activities & extras like swimming, horseback riding,
paddle boats, Six Flags Great America, bowling & more!



Join Us by the beautiful Chicago, IL Lake Shore!

Make new friends, learn cool moves & have a BLAST with our top-notch dance staff this summer!
The best way to understand the ADTC difference is to attend a session with us, but here are some key elements that we believe contribute to making American Dance Training Camps truly unique, and our summer camp experience one you’ll remember for a lifetime.
ADTC is the ULTIMATE overnight dance camp for girls ages 8 – 17. Our camps are age-appropriate, great for groups, and dancers of all levels & disciplines are welcome! ADTC Basics include info about a typical day, meals, team events, the canteen, etc.
Naturally, our dance camps attract girls from all over the world who love dance. Like you, they’re seeking out new experiences and lifelong connections with new friends and new places. At ADTC we say, “you can come solo, but you’ll never be alone.