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.

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

** Fall 2018 Lessons are closed. Please check back for Spring 2019 Lessons.

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

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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 201, Ages 7-9
Dates: September 8, 2018 - October 27, 2018, (Saturdays)
Time: 10:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.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 201, Ages 5-7
Dates: September 8, 2018 - November 10, 2018 (Saturdays)
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 9:50 a.m.
Location: Triton College, Main Campus East
Cost: $117

Section: PED C64 202, Ages 8-13
Dates: September 8, 2018 - November 10, 2018 (Saturdays)
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.
Location: Triton College, Main Campus East
Cost: $117

Section: PED C64 203, Ages 5-7
Dates: September 8, 2018 - November 10, 2018 (Saturdays)
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.
Location: Triton College, Main Campus East
Cost: $117

Section: PED C64 204, Ages 8-13
Dates: September 8, 2018 - November 10, 2018 (Saturdays)
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 12:50 p.m.
Location: Triton College, Main Campus East
Cost: $117

WEEKDAY SECTIONS

Section: PED C64 205, Ages 6-8
Dates: September 11, 2018 - November 20, 2018 (Tuesdays)
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 6:50 p.m.
Location: Triton College, Main Campus East
Cost: $117

Section: PED C64 206, Ages 9-11
Dates: September 13, 2018 - November 15, 2018 (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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Parent/Tot Swim

Give your pre-school child the opportunity to become adjusted to the water, acquire basic skills and learn to socialize with other children. You'll accompany your child into the water and learn techniques used to teach your child to swim. EACH CHILD MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT AND OUT OF DIAPER.

Learning Objectives:

  • Practice slipping in and climbing out
  • Socialize with group games
  • Kicking skills at wall
  • Bubble blowing and splashing
  • Reach and pull practice at wall

Section: PED C05 201
Dates: September 8, 2018 - November 10, 2018, (Saturdays)
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.
Location: Triton College, Main Campus East
Cost: $79

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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