Youth Programs

Radio DJ for Teens



Junior Chef Program

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NEW! Youth Program-Gourmet Vegetarian Cooking      
Are you or someone you know a vegetarian? Would you like to enhance your culinary skills and learn creative new ways of preparing delicious meals without meat for friends and family? Join Chef Suzanne Landry in a gourmet vegetarian cooking workshop. You will learn not only how to create amazing courses without meat, but also learn about protein balance and how to be a healthy vegetarian teen. For ages 12-15.
Suzanne Landry        Bend     CUL 117                $79        
3/17       Sa                10:00AM-3:00PM

Spring Chef - Junior Chef Program           
Spring has sprung and it is a great time to learn how to use farm fresh ingredients in all of your cooking. Students will meet a local farmer and rancher while experiencing Central Oregon's local food culture on two culinary excursions. Prepare delicious seasonal meals using fresh and simple seasonal ingredients including locally grown produce, fresh herbs and spices, farm eggs and meat. Emphasis will be placed on kitchen skills including safety, time management, organization and more. Join Chef Suzanne Landry on this 5-week farm to table culinary experience. Please bring a non-serrated kitchen knife and take home containers to each session. For Ages 11-14.              
Suzanne Landry                 Bend CUL 117     $299     
4/25 to 5/23 W                 2:30PM-6:00PM                                                                                                                                               

Youth Program-The Perfect Birthday Party          
The best part about a birthday party is the cake! Learn how to make a homemade birthday cake from start to finish including buttercream frosting and more. Make ice cream and hot fudge to compliment your delicious cake. Get creative with your cake decorating and be the birthday cake baker for all your friends and family this year! Bring take home containers. For ages 10-14.             
Christine McCluskey       Bend CUL 116     $79       
4/15 Su                                 10:00AM-3:00PM

Youth Program-Scones, Croissants & Quiches, Oh My!
Dive in spatula first to the world of gourmet breakfast baking! Learn to make Berry and Chocolate Chip Scones, Ham and Cheese Croissants and superb quiches from scratch.  Join Chef Christine McCluskey on this breakfast baking journey. Bring take home containers. For ages 10-14.      
Christine McCluskey       Bend CUL 116     $79       
4/29 Su                                 10:00AM-3:00PM

Etiquette Essentials for Children
This fun, hands-on, interactive class will introduce children to proper etiquette relating to situational contacts with people including home, sports, school, and daily interactions with the public. Students will gain valuable knowledge, and learn to demonstrate good table manners, set a proper table, and practice social/behavioral skills while eating at the table. Activities include role-playing and enjoying an interactive luncheon at Elevation, COCC's Cascade Culinary Institute restaurant. Each student will receive a 10% off coupon to Elevation for future dining to demonstrate to family and friends the skills that were learned.

Ages 8-12
Samuel La Duca                 Bend CUL 120     $49       
4/21 Sa                                 9:00AM-1:00PM

Ages 5-7
Samuel La Duca                 Bend CUL 120     $49       
4/28 Sa                                 9:00AM-1:00PM

Be a Radio DJ for Teens
If you are 15-18 years of age, you can train to volunteer for KPOV High Desert Community Radio in Bend. Teens completing this class will be qualified to host the Youth Radio Hour on KPOV. All students must attend the classroom session on Saturday from 9:00AM-11:30AM at COCC, followed by two studio sessions at KPOV. Studio sessions for teens are scheduled to correspond with KPOV's Youth Radio Hour, 3:30PM-5:30PM.        
Tom Barry & Dean Harris               Bend HCC 140    $49       
4/7 Sa                                                   9:00AM-11:30AM
4/12 & 4/19 Th                                  3:30PM-5:30PM               

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