Youth Programs

The youth programs at Triton College are designed to introduce children and teens to various educational and recreational activities within the collegiate environment of Triton. With our great locations, convenient schedule for parents and fun, you don’t want to miss out on these great opportunities! Click HERE to download our Continuing Education Guide with complete course listings.

To register or for questions please contact the School of Continuing Education at 708-456-0300, ext. 3500 or AskCE@triton.edu.


Children’s Music Lessons

Introduce your child to the joy and excitement of music. This program provides one-on-one instruction with a music instructor in Piano, Violin, and Woodwind.  Students meet with instructors for a 25 minute lesson once a week for thirteen weeks during the student’s selected time slot. Age eligibility is listed for each course. All skill levels are welcomed.

** Register for Spring 2019 Music Lessons **

MUSC01 - Children’s Music Lessons: Woodwind
Woodwind lessons are for either flute, clarinet, or saxophone and cover basic skills such as playing position, posture, tone production, practice skills, rhythmic awareness and note reading. Parents may observe their child in class to learn techniques for practicing at home. Each student is responsible for providing their own instrument for the program. (Recommended for children ages 10 – 15)
Tuition: $275

MUSC03 - Children's Music Lessons: Piano
Beginners will learn rhythm, counting, note value and introductory piano in private lessons. Parents may attend the classes with their children to learn techniques for practicing at home. (Recommended for children ages 5 – 15)
Tuition: $275

MUSC04 - Children's Music Lessons: Violin
Beginners will learn rhythm, counting, note value and introductory violin in private lessons. Parents may attend the classes with their children to learn techniques for practicing at home. Each student is responsible for providing their own instrument for the program. (Recommended for children ages 5 – 15)
Tuition: $275

Triton College’s Facts payment plan is available for this program.

Follow these instructions to register your child for Youth Music lessons:

  • Click “Music Lesson Schedule” link to see the time slots and instructors availability.
  • Click "Music Lesson Registration Policy" link to view the registration policy.
    • To continue with the registration or to stop at this point, you must either agree/decline the registration policy.
  • If you agree to the registration policy, proceed to select the instructor that you want for lessons.

View Music Lesson Schedule

Music Lesson Registration Policy

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Scratch Programming

Young students will learn how to create computer animations and games using Scratch, a programming language from MIT. Fundamental programming concepts such as making and importing objects, creating audio recordings, and using them to build and play computer games or music videos will be covered.

Learning Objectives:

  • Explore the role of computer scientist
  • Discuss how to solve a problem
  • Explain how to collaborate
  • Describe how to create a program using youth-friendly innovative Scratch software
  • Formulate critical thinking skills to fix issues in a program
  • Describe computational thinking to perform sequences and parallelism to increase functionality of a program
  • Assess how to use building block programming

Section: CMP C48 301, Ages 7-10
Dates: February 16, 2019 - April 13, 2019, (Saturdays)
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.
Location: Triton College, Main Campus East
Cost: $142

To register or for questions please contact the School of Continuing Education at 708-456-0300, ext. 3500 or AskCE@triton.edu.

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Children's Swim Lessons

Learn to swim! This course, taught by qualified Red Cross water safety instructors, is open to any youngster who can stand in three feet of water. Classes are divided into groups according to ability.

Children's Swim Lesson Participation Form (Please Print)

Learning Objectives:

  • Breath holding and Rhythmic breathing
  • Prone float and Back float
  • Prone glide and Prone glide with kick
  • Back glide and Back glide with kick
  • Arm stroke and Crawl stroke
  • Combined stroke
  • Turning over
  • Leveling off
  • Safety skills
  • Combined skills

WEEKEND SECTIONS

Section: PED C64 301, Ages 5-7
Dates: February 2, 2019 - April 13, 2019 (Saturdays)
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 9:50 a.m.
Location: Triton College, Main Campus East
Cost: $117

Section: PED C64 302, Ages 8-13
Dates: February 2, 2019 - April 13, 2019 (Saturdays)
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.
Location: Triton College, Main Campus East
Cost: $117

Section: PED C64 303, Ages 5-7
Dates: February 2, 2019 - April 13, 2019 (Saturdays)
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.
Location: Triton College, Main Campus East
Cost: $117

Section: PED C64 304, Ages 8-13
Dates: February 2, 2019 - April 13, 2019 (Saturdays)
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 12:50 p.m.
Location: Triton College, Main Campus East
Cost: $117

WEEKDAY SECTIONS

Section: PED C64 305, Ages 9-11
Dates: February 7, 2019 - April 18 2019 (Thursdays)
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 6:50 p.m.
Location: Triton College, Main Campus East
Cost: $117

To register or for questions please contact the School of Continuing Education at 708-456-0300, ext. 3500 or AskCE@triton.edu.

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Triton Facts Payment Information

Make college more affordable by paying for tuition and fees over time. Tuition payment plans break down your tuition balance into affordable monthly payments. There’s no interest, payment options are flexible, setup fees are affordable, and it’s easy to enroll!

To enroll into the FACTS payment plan, please follow the steps below.

Step 1. Request a MyTriton Portal user name and password for your child.

    Compose an email to webadvisor@triton.edu requesting a MyTriton Portal user name and password  for your child.
    In the email, please provide your child’s first and last name, date of birth, last four digits of their social security number, and a preferred email address to contact.

Step 2. Click HERE to enroll in the FACTS payment plan.

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