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Knox College 4 Kids


Knox College for Kids

Deborah Steinberg

2 East South Street

Galesburg, IL 61401-4999



Ford Center for the Fine Arts

June 18 - June 29, 2018

Knox College for Kids (College 4 Kids) is a summer enrichment program for students from Galesburg and the surrounding communities who are entering grades 1-8.

Knox College 4 KidsThe program began at Knox College in 1975. Classes are taught by Knox faculty, master teachers from area schools, professionals, and Knox College students who serve as teachers or teaching assistants.

Knox College 4 Kids courses are designed to engage and motivate students of all backgrounds.

View photos from the 2017 and 2016 program or like our Facebook page for photos, updates, and program announcements.

Program Registration

Online registration is open through the end of May. We will also take day-of registrations on the first day of camp.  

Visit the program description page or download the PDF of the course descriptions. Please note that course choices are first-come, first serve, so not all courses may still be available. 

Program Fees

Cost of camp is $150 per student. There are a limited number of need-based scholarships available. See registration for information.

If you would like to sponsor a scholarship for College 4 Kids, please visit and note in the gift instructions box that your gift is for College 4 Kids.

Knox College 4 KidsKnox College thanks Verizon for their generous support of the College 4 Kids program. 

Program Information

Knox College for Kids consists of three, one-hour class periods held on weekdays, Monday-Friday, for two weeks each summer in June. Course selection is first come, first served, so we encourage you to register early and online to ensure your course selection. 

This year's program will run June 18 - 29, 2018. 

  • First hour: 8:30-9:30 a.m.
  • Second hour: 9:45-10:45 a.m.
  • Third hour: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Designated drop-off and pick-up locations and final schedules will be shared with registered participants via email before the start of this summer's program. 

First day check-in begins at 7:45 a.m. in the lobby of the Ford Center for Fine Arts (CFA). Please join us that morning for a brief Welcome Program for participants and their families. Families and friends are also invited to join most classes on the last day for presentations and culminating activities.

The drop-off and pick-up location map can be downloaded and viewed here and a paper copy will be provided at check-in. 



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