• Summer Youth Program 2019

    Both middle school and high school students experience a variety of engaging and enriching programs at Continuing Education’s Summer Youth & Teen Program. Our unique one- and two-week, hands-on programs are offered in partnership with the College’s Division of Academic Affairs, Culinary Arts Institute, and Speranza Theatre Company. Programs emphasize self-discovery, cognitive reasoning, and cooperative thinking using a hands-on approach. Choose from any of our Culinary Arts programs, SAT Test Prep classes, and Theater offerings.

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    The Arts / Dance - Coming Soon!

    Duration: 8 days
    Dates: July 15th - July 18th
    Times: 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
    Price: TBD


    SAT PREP

    Recommended Ages: Middle School and High School Students 
    Get a jumpstart on the SAT and impress those college recruiters with this intensive test preparation program. Learn to use basic problem solving techniques to strengthen your abilities, while avoiding careless mistakes. Test taking skills will be provided, along with test samples from an actual SAT exam. Note: Students will need to purchase the required SAT book for the first day of class.

    SAT Math Prep
    Duration: 8 days
    Dates: July 29th – August 8th
    Times: 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
    Price: $225

    SAT Language Prep
    Duration: 8 days
    Dates: July 29th – August 8th
    Times: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
    Price: $225


    Culinary Arts 

    Baking Academy

    Recommended Ages: 9-15
    Learn how to create delectable pies, cookies, muffins and more, including the basics of cake baking, icing and decorating, piping methods and other techniques. Discover what it takes to make it in the fast-paced and ever-growing culinary and hospitality field, including the ins and outs of working in professional, state-of-the-art kitchens. Activities include learning about food safety and sanitation, ingredient pairings, menu planning, and more. Students can look forward to preparing delicious meals, how to care for tools, and many more secrets of the trade. *Please note all students must wear flat, closed-toed shoes. 

    Duration: 4 days
    Dates: July 22nd – August 25th
    Times: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
    Price: $289

    And

    Duration: 4 days
    Dates: August 5th – August 8th
    Times: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
    Price: $289

    Cooking Academy

    Recommended Ages: 9-15 
    Participants will discover what it takes to make it in the fast-paced and ever-growing culinary and hospitality field, including the ins and outs of working in professional, state-of-the-art kitchens. Activities include learning about food safety and sanitation, ingredient pairings, menu planning, and more. Students can look forward to preparing delicious meals, how to care for tools, and many more secrets of the trade. *Please note all students must wear flat, closed-toed shoes.

    Duration: 4 days
    Dates: July 29th – August 1st
    Times: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
    Price: $289

    And

    Duration: 4 days
    Dates: August 12th – August 15th
    Times: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
    Price: $289


    Theater: Acting, Playwriting, Stage Production

    Students will write, rehearse, and perform a show THEY CREATE- audience is invited for a Thursday performance. Designed for ages 7-13, this program helps young artists develop skills that will last a lifetime and explore the art of collaboration through classes in acting, play writing, improvisation, and production. Guided by a professional director and playwright, students will come to understand the basics of theatrical design, breaking down a script, creating a character, and using voice and body to bring text to life. Life skills such as public speaking confidence and working as a team are woven into each activity.  

    First Play

    Duration: 4 days
    Dates: August 19th – August 22nd
    Times: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
    Price: $225

    Second Play

    Second Session
    Duration: 4 days
    Dates: August 26th – August 29th
    Times: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
    Price: $225


    Continuing Education and Workforce Development
    161 Newkirk Street, Room E504  
    Jersey City, NJ 07306

    Phone: (201) 360 - 4224  Fax: (201) 360 - 4232


    Learn about our Professional Development and Personal Enrichment Programs at www.hccc.edu/communityeducation