College for Kids / Youth Academy

2014 Summer College for Kids

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For students 6-17 years old. Different classes every week. Instructor and camp counselor in every class! Class size is 20-25 students. Morning classes run from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Afternoon classes run from 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Sign up for one or multiple sessions! Free lunch supervision and games for students who attend morning and afternoon classes. Before and after care available from 7:30- 9:00 am and 4:00- 5:30 pm for small additional fee per week!

Registration is open!!!

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2014 Schedule at a Glance

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Youth Academy


We know that students aged 12-17 are often looking for something interesting to do during the summer.  It is for this reason that MiraCosta College has created a highly interactive, challenging, yet fun place for teens to come and learn.  We have carefully crafted the types of activities that engage student's minds and imagination while introducing them to a taste of college life.  Our Youth Academy is taught by excellent instructors who are passionate about their topic and look forward to spending a week or two sharing their enthusiasm with young adults. Try a few of the classes to experience the rich variety of offerings. Click here for a list of 2014 Youth Academy classes.

For students 12-17. Different classes every week.
Morning classes run from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Afternoon classes run from 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Sign up for one or multiple sessions.

MiraCosta Surf School   

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June 30–August 1, 2014

Monday-Thursday (Each session is 4 days), 9:00a.m.-12:00p.m..

Ages 8 and up

Location: Oceanside Harbor, 1200 N. Pacific St. (near lifeguard
tower 12, parking lot #10)

Aloha!  Surf’s up at MiraCosta Surf School.  Come discover all the skills and techniques necessary to “ride the waves” and experience the exhilaration and thrill of this great sport. At MiraCosta Surf School you will learn water safety, surfing etiquette, and a brief introduction to the history and culture of surfing.  Next it’s time to jump in and master paddling skills, standing up, dropping in, and interpreting the waves.  Our surf school offers excellent supervision and instruction with very small class sizes to maximize your learning experience (2-6 surfers per session). We willl provide the surfboards or you can bring your own. Wetsuit or rash guards are recommended.  Students can attend both morning and afternoon sessions each week.  Lunch time supervision is available for students who attend both morning and afternoon sessions.

Fee: $189 per session
Military Discount $169 per session
$20 discount for siblings
New 1 Day Option: $65 per session - NO refunds.

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Registration Information

In order to ensure the overall quality and integrity of the program, College for Kids has a limited number of enrollment spaces and all registrations will be processed in order of receipt.

By Phone
Call MiraCosta College Community Services at 760.795.6820.

In Person
Visit the Community Services and Business Development Office on the main Oceanside campus (Administration Building, #1000).

Go to NOTE: If you are enrolling multiple children into College for Kids, you qualify for the Multiple Child Discount of 10% (applies to enrollment fees only).

Please call 760-795-6820 or stop in to register.

Cancellation Policy

All College for Kids programs are self-supporting and must meet minimum enrollment requirements. The College reserves the right to cancel any classes that do not meet these minimums. If the class you request is cancelled due to insufficient enrollment, OR if a session is full at the time your registration is received, you will be notified by telephone and refunded in full.

Registration Confirmation

Upon receipt of your child's registration form, his/her registration will be confirmed and you will be emailed a packet of general information including required forms to be completed and returned before the start of the program, directions to the pick-up and drop-off site; and other information or special instructions pertaining to the class. Parents are responsible for providing snacks and water for their child. For those attending all day, a sack lunch is required.

Supervised Lunch Service

Students attending all day or both morning and afternoon sessions may stay on campus for supervised lunch between classes. Students must bring a sack lunch. There are no options to purchase food on campus. No additional fees apply for this lunchtime supervision for students registering for a full day of classes.


Students and their parents or guardians are responsible for all transportation arrangements to and from class, and for picking up children on time. Supervision will be provided for student ONLY 10 minutes before and 10 minutes after class. If you arrive too early or are late picking up your child(ren), he/she WILL be taken to our extended care program and you will be charged applicable fees. Children who are late to class must check in at the main tent, then be taken by the parent/guardian to their class.

Important Notes

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