Youth Programs

We offer a variety of youth programs throughout the year as well as Youth Camp@COCC during the summer.

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To register, click on class title or call 541.383.7270.

Youth Program: Junior Pastry Chef Series - Cookies, Cakes, & Pies, Oh My!          
Have fun in this five-week course and learn to make an array of cookies, cakes and pies. Emphasis will be placed on baking and pastry techniques as well as kitchen skills including safety, time management, organization and more. Join Chef Katie to make and eat some yummy treats. For students ages 10-14.                             
Katie Fuller                 Bend CUL 116                     $249     
1/12 to 2/2 Su             1:00pm-4:00pm

Youth Program: Pizza Your Way!             
Who doesn't love pizza? It's even better when made from scratch using fresh ingredients! In this class, students will roast veggies as well as prepare fresh toppings and make pizza dough from scratch. Learn to toss pizza dough like the pros and match flavor combinations to make a variety of unique and traditional style pizzas. For students ages 10-14.                               
Brian Murphy             Bend CUL 117                     $89       
2/9 Su                        10:00am-2:00pm

Youth Program: Valentine Cookies With Your Child or Grandchild           
Bring your child/grandchild, niece or nephew to bake and decorate delicious heart-shaped cookies for Valentine's Day. Learn a variety of recipes including chocolate sandwich cookies and decorated shortbread. Registered adult may bring one child (ages 6-11) to class.     
Katie Fuller                Bend CUL 116                     $99       
2/9 Su                        10:00am-2:00pm

Youth Program: Fun With Falafels          
Learn the fundamentals of Middle Eastern cooking and produce dishes made from basic ingredients. Students will create homemade falafels with tzatziki and harissa sauce. Garnish your falafels with an array of toppings such as pickled beets, dill pickles, and pepperoncini peppers. Complete your Middle Eastern dish by creating a delicious salad such as Parsley & Cucumber or Pomegranate & Carrot. For students ages 10-14. 
Brian Murphy             Bend CUL 117                     $89       
3/8 Su                       10:00am-2:00pm

Youth Program: Small Pies         
What is better than a piece of pie? A small pie you can hold in your hand! Join Chef Katie and learn how to make delicious turnovers, mini gallettes, and tartlettes. For students ages 10-14.           
Katie Fuller               Bend CUL 116                     $89       
3/8 Su                      12:00pm-4:00pm

Youth Program: Sewing Valentines With Your Child or Grandchild          
Have fun with your child/grandchild making Valentine treat bags. Each registered adult will receive a kit with everything needed to create 32 treat bags with satin tie closure, treats and name tags. Students will have the opportunity to complete at least one bag in this two-hour class. All sewing levels welcome. Price includes one registered adult and one child (ages 5-11). Materials are required for this class.*
Denise Hatch            Bend HCC 260                    $59       
2/1 Sa                       1:00pm-3:00pm

Youth Program: Virtual Reality Spring Break Camp          
Embark on an EPIC adventure in virtual reality (VR)! In this cutting edge class, you will learn the foundations of VR design by creating your own virtual worlds, exploring simulated environments, and crafting memorable 3D experiences. For students ages 10-14.                    
Sydney Azevedo               Bend COCC LIB 117          $199     
3/23 to 3/26 M,Tu,W,Th    9:00am-12:00pm

Youth Program: Safe Sitter® Essentials with CPR             
COCC has partnered with Safe Sitter® to prepare you to be safe when you are home alone, watching younger siblings, or babysitting. This course also teaches skills in first aid, choking infant/child rescue, and infant/child CPR through hands-on practice.  For students ages 11-15.                       
Rita Hodge                Redmond RDM3 306              $95       
1/18 Sa                      9:00am-4:00pm

Rita Hodge                Bend PON 206                    $95       
2/8 Sa                       9:00am-4:00pm

Rita Hodge                Bend PON 206                    $95       
2/29 Sa                     9:00am-4:00pm

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Required form for Youth Program Participation - this form will be emailed after registration.