Summer in the City

How do I register my 8-13 year old?

Click HERE for the registration form.

Can I Volunteer this Summer?

Yes! Sign up HERE

How Do I Donate?

Learn more about donations and sponsorship levels here!


Email Briana Calhoun.

General SitC Program Information 

For over 20 years, St. James Cathedral has dedicated itself to helping young people discover treasure in Chicago, themselves, and others with its two-week nonresidential camp, Summer in the City.

What is Summer in the City?

  • Summer in the City (SITC), a ministry of St. James Episcopal Cathedral, is a non-residential day camp for 35 campers 8-13 years old from different parts of the city. SITC is an adventure and art camp allowing Chicago youth to discover treasure in their city, themselves, and others.  

When is Summer in the City 2023?

  • Summer in the City is from July 22 - August 2, 2024
  • SITC Sunday - August 4, 2024

How much does Summer in the City cost?

  • SITC is free thanks to the generosity of the St. James community
  • Want to donate? Do it HERE!

Who can be a camper at Summer in the City?

  • Anyone who lives in the greater Chicago area and is between the ages of 8 to 13 by or on July 4, 2024
  • Are you 14 - 17 years old? Apply to be a Junior Counselor. To express interest, email the Briana Calhoun.

Who can be a SITC Staff member?

  • Anyone who lives in the greater Chicago area and is 18 years of age or older (by July 22, 2024). 
  • Interested in finding out more information? Please email Briana Calhoun.

Who makes Summer in the City possible?

  • SITC is hosted by St. James Cathedral and is organized and run by Summer in the City staff and volunteers from St. James. Sign up to volunteer HERE!