College for Kids / Youth Academy

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Registration starts February 22!

Summer 2019 – Session Dates and Locations

Camps are all three hours long and cost between $100–$190 not including material fees. (Exception is PSAT at $179 four-hour class per day Monday–Friday)

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 AM–12 PM and afternoon classes run from 1–4 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 AM and 4–5:30 PM for a small additional fee per week!

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Extended Care Options:

  1. 7:30-9 AM: $15 per week per student
  2. 4–5:30 PM: $15 per week per student
  3. 7:30-9 AM & 4-5:30 PM: $25 per week per student

Youth Academy

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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.

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

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 Education at 760.795.6820
In Person-at 2075 Las Palmas, Carlsbad, CA 92011
Online-click "Register for Classes" button below


NOTE: If you are enrolling siblings or children living in the same housefhold into College for Kids camps, you qualify for the sibling discount of 10% off each additional child (applies to class fees only, exclusdes material fees).You will need to call our office at 760.795.6820 or stop in to register in order to receive the sibling discount.

Registration Confirmation

As we get closer to your child’s camp dates, you will be emailed a Parent Information Letter, with maps of the San Elijo and Oceanside campuses with drop-off and pick-up information, and a Parent Release and Consent form. The Parent Release and Consent form must be completed and submitted to us either electronically or in person before your child can attend camp. If your child is enrolled in multiple camps sessions, you will only need to complete one Parent Release and Consent form before his/her first camp session which we will keep on file for the entire summer.

Supervised Lunch Session

Students attending  both morning and afternoon sessions will stay on campus for a supervised lunch break between classes. Students must bring a sack lunch and water. There are no options to purchase food on campus. No additional fees apply for this lunchtime supervised lunch session. Students will be escorted to their afternoon classes by camp counselors.


Parents or guardians are responsible for transportation arrangements to and from camp classes and for picking up children on time. Supervision will be provided for student ONLY 15 minutes before and 15 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

We encourage you to include your child in their class selection process.

Early registration is highly recommended as most classes are limited to 20 children on a first come, first served basis.

Parents are responsible for providing snacks and water for their child. For those attending all day, a sack lunch is required. There is no access to the cafeteria or vending machines on campus. Please also apply sunscreen each day as some classes go outside for activities and lunch is outside.

You may enroll in any combination of one-week sessions, or combination of classes.

Registering is easy! Use our online registration system at OR call us at 760.795.6820 or come into our office at 2075 La Palmas, Carlsbad, CA 92011

Cancellation & Transfer Policy

Withdrawal from a College For Kids class must be done at least seven days prior to the start of the class.

Tuition payment will be refunded, less a $25 processing fee, if withdrawal is done seven or more days prior to the start of the class.

There are NO refunds once the class has started.

Transfers will be approved up to seven days prior to the start of class predicated on class availability. Transfers are not allowed once a class has started.

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.