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 fun youth programs, convenient schedules for parents, and great locations, don’t miss out on these great opportunities! Click HERE to download our Continuing Education Guide with complete course listings.

Additionally, the School of Continuing Education offers a number of fun and educational summer camps for children between the ages of seven and fifteen. Some of our offerings include subjects related to computer programming, robotics and cooking.

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

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 now for Fall 2020 lessons **

Children's Music Lessons: Woodwind

Children's Music Lessons: Piano

Children's Music Lessons: Violin/Viola

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 - Computer Programming I

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

Scratch Programming I: Fall 2020

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

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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.

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

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

Swim Class Fall 2020

Due to preventing the spread of COVID-19, the pool and fitness center will be closed for the fall 2020 semester at Triton College.

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 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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