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Youth Academy

Summer 2019

Registration is open! Explore both academic and enrichment opportunities for students entering kindergarten through 12th grade.

View the Summer 2019 Youth Schedule of Classes

View the Summer 2019 High School Class Schedule

GADgET Girls Camp

Girls Adventuring in Design, Engineering & Technology

This one-week camp is designed to introduce girls, ages 11 to 14, to design and manufacturing processes, brought to you by the Youth Academy and Manufacturing Technology department. This camp will encourage creativity, self-confidence and innovation by introducing students to design and manufacturing processes and equipment. Students will be able to complete their own projects through guided instruction and will have the opportunity to explore career paths in manufacturing and engage with women currently working in the field. There will be at least one field trip to a local manufacturing facility during the camp.

Monday to Friday, July 8 to 12
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
YEEXC-0002-100, $239
Technical Education Center (TEC), Room 0014

Call (630) 942-2208 to register today! Space is limited, early registration is highly recommended!

Youth Academy Programs

Learn how to maximize your potential by taking advantage of the many offerings at College of DuPage. It's never too early to develop an appreciation of lifelong learning. Click on the program titles below to find more information.  

Youth Enrichment: Academic and enrichment classes for students in kindergarten to grade eight. Explore exciting STEM topics or gain additional practice in school subjects. 

High School Programs: Elective and academic options throughout the year including test preparation, career academy, and summer high school credit classes.  

Talent Search: Courses for academically gifted students scoring in ninetieth percentile.

Summer Camps: Explorer Camps provide all day fun for students entering kindergarten to grade six. Students entering grades seven to ten can participate in the Counselor Training program or Teen X-Treme Camps. 

Private Music Lessons

Tutoring: Professional tutoring is available in a variety of topics including English, Foreign Language, Math, Science and Standardized Test Prep. 

Required Forms

All students registered in Youth Enrichment, Talent Search or Summer Camp programs must have a completed Student Code of Conduct and Medical Release Form on file on the first day of their camp or class. Parents and guardians may bring completed copies of these required forms on the first day or complete them during sign-in. The high school programs have a separate set of required forms, find more information at cod.edu/cehighschool


Contact Continuing Education

To register or for detailed program information, call Continuing Education at (630) 942-2208 or email CE@cod.edu. You may also register online. To view our complete program listing, see the Summer 2019 Continuing Education Schedule of Classes.

Contact Information

Continuing Education
Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 1110, (630) 942-2208
Fax: (630) 942-3785

Summer Hours
Monday through Thursday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.