These classes will be for fun and to discover the academic programs we offer at Madison College.

  • Ages for each class will vary based on the subject matter.
  • Classes will be in the evening or weekend.
  • Students will be given a Madison College Student account.
  • Classes will appear on the student’s transcripts.

Register for Classes

Complete the Child/Teen Registration form to register for these youth classes. Note the class name and number (found in the class description).

Note: Anyone under 16 must first complete The Under 16 Registration form (PDF). Download this form, complete it and then upload the PDF when you submit the Child/Teen Registration form.

Child/Teen Registration

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Art Courses

This is an 8 week introductory course for any students interested in learning the basics of Digital Art! The class will help students understand the fundamentals and tools that exist across multiple work spaces and will aid them in exploring different digital drawing software.
#12045, Truax-Health Education Building, 6/17-8/5, Monday, 6-7:30 PM Instructor: Jessica Ellenbecker

Junior Chef Courses

Students ages 8-13 need a guardian attending class with them. Students 14+ can attend without a guardian, with written consent.

Learn how to steam, sauté and roast vegetables and taste the difference with each the cooking method. We will prepare a variety of meats using different methods such as grilling and sous vide. We will discuss food safety like how to prevent cross contamination and the proper temperature for several types of meats. Then go home and get mom and dad eating their meat and veggies!
#63682, Truax-Main Building, 4/13, Saturday, 9 AM-1 PM
You will learn how to make leavened breads (breads that rise!) using leavens such as yeast, baking soda, baking powders or even buttermilk. We will make breads like focaccia, pita, and country biscuits!
#63709, Truax-Main Building, 5/11, Saturday, 9 AM-1 PM
Make unleavened breads using only flour, salt and water. Learn how to make breads like tortillas, flatbreads, and arepas (a South American "sandwich" made from maize)!
#63710, Truax-Main Building, 5/18, Saturday, 9 AM-1 PM

Other Youth Courses

Are you interested in learning how to weld? This is 3 week introductory welding course geared toward ages 14-17 year olds. Types of welding we’d be covering are week 1 SMAW (stick welding), week 2 GMAW( mig welding), week 3 TIG welding. We’ll cover basic mild steel and touch briefly into Stainless steel Tig welding the last week! Safety items needed would be, safety boots, safety glasses and welding gloves.
Future offerings will be posted here.
Safe Sitter® prepares students in grades 6-8 to be safe when they’re home alone, watching younger siblings, or babysitting. Students learn life-saving skills such as how to rescue someone who’s choking, and helpful information like what to do if there’s severe weather. The lessons are filled with fun activities and role-playing exercises. Students even get to use CPR manikins to practice choking rescue and CPR! This course includes friends and family CPR. Please note students do not get certified in CPR. Please bring your own lunch, lunch is not provided.
Eventbrite, Truax-Protective Services Center, 5/4, Saturday, 9 AM-3:30 PM
This course is intended to help you feel more confident in understanding a variety of vehicle systems. The class will be presentation followed by hands-on lab time. You will learn topics including fluids, tires, brakes and more, so that you may do it yourself when needed. This course will also help prepare you to discuss issues when your vehicle needs to be repaired.
#10030, Truax-Main Building, 6/20, Thursday, 5-8 PM - For High School Students grades 9-12 Instructor: Marty Prew