Illinois Wesleyan Hosts Youth Esports and Leadership Camp
May 12, 2021
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. — The first-ever Youth Esports and Leadership Camp, hosted by the
Illinois Wesleyan University Esports Program, will take place during two summer sessions,
June 7-11 and July 12-16.
Held in-person at Illinois Wesleyan’s state-of-the-art esports facility, this unique day-camp provides kids ages 10 to 14 a chance to play popular games
like Fortnite, Rocket League, and Among Us, while learning more about various life
skills such as leadership, communication, and how to be a healthy gamer.
Led by the IWU Esports coaching staff, physical activity and group exercises will
be used in tandem with the esports games to reinforce the lessons and skills taught
while in-game. COVID-19 safety protocols will be followed in accordance with Illinois
Wesleyan's Titan Pledge.