Triton College’s youth summer classes beginning soon, registration underway

Area youth will have no excuse for being bored the summer because Triton College has education and athletic camps available that cater to them.

A soccer clinic will take place at the college, located at 2000 Fifth Ave. in River Grove. The class will meet from 8 to 11 a.m., July 21 to July 24. Youth ages 7-10 are eligible and the fee is $60.

Participants will compete and learn the fundamentals of basketball along with the rules of the game.

For children and teens who want to stimulate their creative side, a Creative Paper Arts class will be available at the college from 8 to 11 a.m., July 28 to July 31 for youth 12-15. Participants will utilize their imagination and their creativity by using recycled paper to create a myriad of projects, including origami art and paper mache. The fee to participate is $80.

A Junior Artist class is scheduled for children 7 to 11 years old from 11:30 a.m. to 2:20 p.m., July 21 to July 24. Youth 12 to 15 years old can participate from 2:30 to 5:20 p.m., July 28 to July 31. The fee for both classes is $95.

An Actors Clinic for youth 12 to 15 years old is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. to 2:20 p.m., July 28 to July 31. Participants will learn the basics of pantomime, improvisation, drama and comedy. The fee for the class is $60.

Those who like math and science or want to improve in these areas can enroll in WaterBotics, which puts a fun spin on these subjects. The class is for youth between 10 and 15 years old and will take place from 12:30 to 4:20 p.m., July 14 to July 17. Youth will learn about math and science through building and programming a LEGO robot that swims underwater. The fee for the class is $135.

Children 7-10 will be able to use their creativity with LEGOs through the college’s LEGO Robotics class, which will be held from 2:30 to 5:20 p.m., July 21 to July 24. Those enrolled will be able to design and build a robot that moves around using LEGOs. The fee for the class is $120.

For more information on the camps offered or to register, call 708-456-0300, ext. 3501.

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