School of Continuing Education
& Professional Development

Classes for Teens (Ages 13-17)

Fee $35.00 per class each week. Classes are scheduled:
  • in the morning from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • in the afternoon from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

And...Action! Adventures in Video and Movie Production for Teens

Discover the inner producer in you by learning the skills you need to create your own video or movie production! In this class students will get hands-on training on digital video production overviewing the techniques and aesthetics of digital filmmaking starting with the preparation guidelines for simple productions, such as scripting, outlining, story-boarding, creating shot lists and equipment riders. Later, students will learn how to use digital video cameras with tripod mounts and other supports, audio capture devices such as microphones, basic lighting with both available and artificial sources.

Bake, Bake, Bake

Participants will enjoy the assembling, measuring, and chopping tasks while learning the basics of baking. They will be proud when they complete many fun recipes from casseroles to desserts. On Tuesdays they will learn kitchen safety, cooking terminology and table etiquette.

Become a Youtuber!

Want to create your personal YouTube channel? Interested in sharing ideas, comments or rate a product? Learn to create a YouTube account, brainstorm to generate content, record and edit your video to get uploaded to your channel.

Blogging and Podcasting for Beginners

In this program kids will learn how to plan and create, manage and promote their very own blog and podcast. Through hands-on exercises, they will discover the benefits of using free web tools like Blogger, WordPress, Audacity, and YouTube.Kids will find that creating a blog and podcast is much easier than they ever imagined.

Cake Baking and Decorating

Participants will enjoy mixing, baking and decorating different kinds of sweets and cakes for all occasions. Simple and creative recipes will indulge their palate with the sweet smell of success. On Tuesdays they will learn kitchen safety, cooking terms, and table etiquette.

Cartooning for Teens

Heroes, fairy tales, monsters, villains and anime from the student’s imagination can come to life! Learn the drawing techniques that can give cartoons personality, character and a rare form to make it into toontown.

Chefs Around the World: American Cuisine

Each day, students will learn unique cultural aspects of American cuisine by cooking a dish identified with that region of the world. Every Tuesday each student will also learn specific cooking techniques, table etiquette and kitchen safety.

Chefs Around the World: Asian Cuisine

Immerse your child in this tasteful Asian adventure! Each day, students will learn cultural aspects of a different Asian country by cooking a dish typical from that region of the world. Every Tuesday student’s will also learn specific cooking techniques, table etiquette and kitchen safety.

Chefs Around the World: European Cuisine

Bon Appétit! Each day, participants will learn unique cultural aspects of a different European country, and help cook a dish identified with that region of the world. Every Tuesday student’s will also learn specific cooking techniques and kitchen safety.

Chefs Around the World: Latin and Caribbean Cuisine

¡Buen provecho! Each day, students will learn unique cultural aspects of the tasteful Latin cuisine by cooking delectable dishes identified with many regions of the Caribbean and Latin America. On Tuesdays they will learn kitchen safety, cooking terminology, and table etiquette.

Chefs Around the World: South America

Each day students will learn unique cultural aspects of a different South American country by cooking a dish identified with that region of the world. Every Tuesday student’s will also learn specific cooking techniques, table etiquette and kitchen safety.

Comics, Cartoons and Concept Art

In this class, kids will learn how to create their own worlds and characters through the process of conceptualizing. Additionally, they will learn how to place their characters in the world that they’ve created using composition and layout design.

Computer Coding x teenagers

Teens come and join us to this technological venture! Learn the tools used by professionals to code and develop websites, apps, programs, games and more.

Dance, Dance, Dance

A fun style of dancing performed by many pop stars, the sharply calculated moves of Hip Hop are as fun to do as they are to watch. Hip Hop is high energy, very upbeat and funky. In this age appropriate class, students will learn moves step by step with the aid of popular music that they enjoy. At the end of the course we will perform a routine with all the steps and choreography learned throughout the course.

Drawing and Sketching for Teens

Learn simple sketch techniques and focus on drawing simple objects as well as outdoor scenes.

Healthy Easy Snacks

Learn delicious snack ideas that are super easy to make and will get you through the day without running to the candy jar. Don't have time to make one of these recipes? Our Chef will teach you all about stay healthy while making your own delicious creations!

Learn, Lead, Inspire

This fun and interacting program will teach students how to improve their self-confidence and communication skills. They will learn how to maintain a positive attitude through difficult settings, and how to enhance their public speaking abilities.

MS Office Skills for Teens

Looking for a course that will increase your technological skills? This course will give you the opportunity to learn about basic Microsoft programs that you can implement in any school project and are critical for career success. This course will enhance your typing abilities and computer usage skills. You will learn about keyboarding, and basic formatting with MS Word, MS Excel and Power Point.

Photoshop: Restore and Retouch

Students will learn the art of restoring and retouching photos by repairing damaged or faded pictures and bringing back to life old photos with Adobe Photoshop. Students will apply restoration tools and retouching techniques by capturing and scanning the original, repairing flaws with cloning and healing tools, colorizing a black and white, and properly printing a crisp photo.while having fun.

Photoshop: Masking/Compositing

Students will learn how to make selections, refine those selections with masks and prepare materials to integrate them with other Adobe programs. In this class students will cover restoration tools and techniques while combining them in new ways, using layer effects, blend modes, and different methods to create pieces of artwork.

SAT Math Preparation

Review the math skills presented in this Standardized test, and learn tips, strategies and techniques. This is a must for any four-year college applicant. (Textbook required).

SAT Verbal Preparation

Maximize your SAT score! Review the verbal skills presented in this standardized test, and learn tips, strategies and techniques. This is a must for any four-year college applicant. (Textbook required).

Science and Nature: CSI Expert

Interested in a forensic science career? Then, this class is for you. You will unlock the secrets behind a crime scene. Learn different types of tests to uncover blood samples, gunshot residue, fiber samples and much more.

Wild Cooking

Through this culinary class you will have the opportunity to develop cooking skills. This class is perfect time to get a little “wild” and cook some fun and creative recipes. Every student will learn specific cooking techniques and kitchen safety. Come and Join us to try these wild cooking options!

Yoga + 1

Come and join us for a peaceful and fun experience. Yoga can be for everyone as it enhances our health and well being at every age. It's ok to do it on your own or you can share this experience with someone special. So let's connect with our bodies to gain strength and flexibility, and our breath to help calm and center us. Materials needed: Yoga mat and blanket or beach towel.

Young Entrepreneurs through Social Media

If you are a social media savvy teen, this is for you! In this exciting course, you will learn how to create your own business and use social networks like Facebook, Youtube, instagram and Twitter to promote and share your expertise with a global market.