Learn how to maximize your potential by taking advantage of the many youth offerings at College of DuPage. It's never too early to develop an appreciation of lifelong learning.
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All youth students attending in-person classes will be required to abide by College of DuPage COVID-19 safety guidelines. Review details online: cod.edu/coronavirus
June 1 - Kids in the Kitchen: Fruit Kabobs
June 2 - Math-E-Magic: Circles
June 3 - Yogic Math
June 4 - Kids in the Kitchen: Veggie Omelet
June 9 - Logic Puzzles: Elimination
June 10 - ACT & SAT Readiness
June 11 - Kids in the Kitchen: Banana Bread
June 15 - Caring For Your Pets
June 16 - Simple Meme Creation
June 18 - Kids in the Kitchen: Pancakes
June 22 - Kids in the Kitchen: Easy Bean Burrito
June 23 - Math-E-Magic: Looping Numbers
June 24 - ACT & SAT Test Prep: Reading Section
June 30- Amusement Park Physics
July 7 - Logic Puzzles: Rebus Puzzles
July 8 - ACT Test Prep Tips: Science Section
July 9 - Kids in the Kitchen: Guacamole
July 13 - Kids in the Kitchen: Confetti Popcorn
July 14 - Math- E- Magic: Consecutive Numbers
July 15 - Act & Test Prep Tips: Essay Section
July 16 - Kids in the Kitchen: Fruit Salad
July 20 - Kids in the Kitchen: Berry Dip
July 21 - Logic Puzzles: Sudoku
July 23 - Kids in the Kitchen: Quesadilla
July 27 - All About Animals : My Dog Does What?
July 28 - Math-E-Magic: The Calculator Argument
July 29 - Test Prep Series: Cornell Note-Taking
July 30 - Kids in the Kitchen: Cake in a Mug
Aug. 5 - ACT/SAT Best Practices
Youth Academy students exploring culinary arts in our Culinary Center.
Explorers Day Camp field trip.
Youth Academy students soldering as part of our manufacturing camp.
Youth Academy students expanding their scientific skills while learning how to use a microscope.
Summer Camp fun, Youth Academy students trying they hand at archery.
Youth and High School Programs
Click on the program titles below to find more information about our offerings for students in Kindergarten through High School.
Youth Enrichment: Academic and enrichment classes are offered throughout the year for students in elementary and middle school. Explore exciting STEM topics or gain additional practice in school subjects.
Junior High Achievers: Students entering grades 7 and 8 are invited to explore high school curriculum among a group of peers in classes modeled after high school standards.
High School Programs: Elective and academic options throughout the year include test preparation, tutoring and our new summer refresher series.
Talent Search: Summer courses for academically gifted students scoring in the 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.
Tutoring: Professional tutoring is available in a variety of topics including English, Math, Science and Standardized ACT and SAT Test Prep.
Earn your Boy Scouts of America merit badges at College of DuPage. Camps are led by a certified merit badge counselor and different topics will be offered throughout the year.
All Merit Badge camps are currently at full capacity. To be contacted when additional sessions are created, email the Youth Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org and include the student's name, age and a phone number at which you can be reached.
In-Person Required Forms
All students registered in Youth Enrichment, Talent Search or Summer Camp in-person 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.
Online Opportunities and Forms
All online courses require access to a reliable internet connection, a personal computer, webcam, and microphone. Registered students are required to submit online waivers for program.
Please be advised: registration closes one week prior to the start of online courses. All students must have a completed copy of the Youth Academy Online Waiver on file at least 2 business days prior to the start of class. Completed forms should be emailed to email@example.com.
Cancellations and Refunds
In the event of a class cancellation or student drop, College of DuPage Continuing
Education will issue a refund to the name associated with the enrolled course. In
order for a parent to receive the refund in their name, they will need to complete
the following Parent Refund Form for Youth Academy Participants. This form needs to be completed no later than one week after the payment has been
made for the course.
Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 1110
Fax: (630) 942-3785